Oppenheimer-Stein Marine Corps Scholarship Program

Scholarship Description

The family of Brigadier General Harold L. Oppenheimer, USMCR and his mother, Doris Jones Stein, established the Oppenheimer-Stein Marine Corps Scholarship at Harvard University in their memory. Its purpose is to provide financial assistance for dependents of Marines who are pursuing undergraduate studies at Harvard University.The Marine Corps University Foundation provides merit awards to undergraduate students admitted to or already enrolled at Harvard in support of costs associated with their education. Those awards are based on need and a parent’s honorable service while on active duty in the Marine Corps. Recipients must be sons or daughters of a Marine who (1) is on active duty, (2) has been honorably discharged after a minimum of five years active duty, or (3) died on active duty. Students who maintain a full-time status and are in good academic standing may qualify for a renewal of the grant for each of their undergraduate years.A student who meets the above requirements should submit a written request for the grant to the Oppenheimer-Stein Harvard Marine Corps Scholarship. Submit the following documentation: (1) Proof of a parent’s honorable, active duty service in the Marine Corps for a minimum of five years [DD214 or proof of current active duty assignment, position, address and other appropriate contact information] (2) Copy of Harvard’s Certificate of Admission (3) Copy of Harvard’s Financial Aid Offer to include any ROTC Scholarship.

Year of Need: College Freshman, College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior,

Type: Needs Based

Num Awards: Multiple

Min Award: Varies

Max Award: Varies

Deadline: 2017-12-31


Sponsoring Organization Marine Corps University Foundation
715 Broadway Street P.O. Box 122
Quantico, VA 22134

Contact Person:

Phone: 703-640-6835 / 1-888-368-5341

Fax: 703-640-6177