The Civilian Marksmanship Program (CMP) offers $1,000, one-year scholarship assistance to qualified juniors in order to encourage and reward their outstanding efforts. Based on merit, selected individuals are high school seniors who are currently enrolled in a team or club that is participating in rifle or pistol marksmanship competitions. The CMP seeks applications from high school seniors who currently compete in marksmanship competitions.
CMP Scholarships are one-year awards that may be used to fund any accredited secondary education or vocational program. CMP Scholarships may also be used to pursue a post-secondary education during the upcoming school year.
The scholarships are paid to the scholarship recipient but must be countersigned by the financial aid offices of the college where the student is enrolled. The check may then be used to pay other fees or expenses that are not covered by other awards or grants.
To be eligible for CMP scholarships, juniors must:
- Be a U.S. Citizen.
- Be of good moral character.
- Have achieved a minimum 3.0 cumulative grade point average.
- Be a graduating high school senior.
- Demonstrate acceptance to a university, college or trade school leading to a diploma or trade certification.
- Qualified for CMP JROTC Service Championships OR demonstrate rifle or pistol marksmanship competition experience OR If you are planning on enrolling in a Military Academy you are not eligible.
To obtain specific scholarship program regulations and application forms for the Civilian Marksmanship Program scholarship, click on the appropriate heading below.
Applications will be posted in the fall, with the deadline following in mid-March. They will be available in PDF format and may be printed for completion and submission.
The Civilian Marksmanship Program is proud to provide this scholarship program for deserving high school seniors who excel in rifle or pistol marksmanship. If you have any questions, please contact Kathy Williams at 419-635-2141, ext. 709, email [email protected].