Vice-Admiral E.P. Travers Scholarship and Loan Program
$2,000 to $3,000—The Admiral can offer your spouse and dependent children that much as a loan or grant for their vocational or college education each year. Every year the Travers Program awards 1,000 grants. The minimum loan amount awarded is $500, and the minimum monthly payment will be $50.
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Spouses of active duty sailors can receive a $3,000 interest-free loan or a $2,000 grant each academic year toward an undergraduate degree at an accredited college or university or a vocational certificate.
Children of active duty or retired sailors can receive a $3,000 interest-free loan or a $2,000 grant each academic year toward an undergraduate degree at an accredited college or university or a vocational certificate.
- Loan repayment begins 30 days after you receive the loan.
- Loans must be repaid within two years.
Beginning on Nov. 1 of every year, you can contact the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society for an application. Applications must be received by March 1 of the following year. Applications received after March 1 will not be eligible for grants, but they may be eligible for loans. The Travers Program is only open to spouses of active duty marines, not veterans. You may contact the society by snail mail, phone or email:
NMCRS Education Division
875 North Randolph Street, Suite 225
Arlington, VA 22203-1977