ELIGIBILITY: For all scholarships, the applicant must:
- Be a spouse, child or grandchild of a living or deceased regular, retired, reserve or prior service Supply Corps officer.
- Be a spouse or child of an Active or Retired Enlisted with supply enlisted rating (e.g., AK, SK, MS/CS, SH, DK, LI, PC, LS).
- Recipient must attend a two (2) or four (4) year accredited college and should be a full-time undergraduate student. (Note: Spouse scholarships are available for spouses who are enrolled for a minimum of 6 hours per semester, undergraduate only)
- Applicants must register every year. Click “New User?” and register. Sponsor membership accounts on the Foundation’s website cannot be used for applying.
- When registering, please make sure you select the following boxes on the registration form in order to obtain an application:
- Rank and Status – "Other", then type in "Student"
- Chapter – "Foundation"
- Check the box - “Apply for a Scholarship”
Once you submit your registration, log back on and click on your name. The application will be at the top right of the page.
READ the instructions on the right-hand side of the application.
The application is comprised of four primary components: academic performance records, extracurricular activities, financial need and two short essay questions. The Scholarship Board consists of one person each from the Active Duty, Reserve, Retired, Enlisted, and spouse communities. They individually review and critique each application and then meet as a virtual board to collectively select the best candidates. Scholarship funds are then distributed to the awardee’s institution for the upcoming academic year.
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The Navy Supply Corps Foundation Distinguished Alumni Program recognizes individual Supply Corps Officers who have distinguished themselves after their Naval career “by obtaining significant success in the public or private sector and who credit their Supply Corps experience as a basic foundation of further professional achievements.”
Senator Peters has represented the State of Michigan in the United States Senate since 2015. In the 117th Congress, he is the Chairman of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, which oversees the Department of Homeland Security and is the Senate’s top oversight committee. Senator Peters also serves on the Senate Armed Services Committee and the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee.
Peters volunteered for the U.S. Navy Reserve at age 34, where he earned a Seabee Combat Warfare Specialist designation and rose to the rank of Lieutenant Commander. After the September 11th terrorist attacks on the U.S., Peters volunteered again for drilling status and served overseas as part of his Reserve duty. He also completed the Naval Command and Staff course from the U.S. Naval War College.
Senator Peters stated that: “I am deeply honored by this recognition. My time as a Supply Corps Officer has shaped who I am personally and as an elected official. During my time in the Navy Reserve, I served with some of the most patriotic individuals I’ve ever met. For us, it never mattered what our political ideology was – we focused on working together to accomplish our goals. The dedication of those I served with in the Navy Reserve reinforced in me that we must keep the promises we’ve made to those who have worn the uniform and served our country. Joining the Navy Reserve was one of the best decisions I have ever made = and the lessons I learned will continue guiding my work.”
Born in Pontiac, Michigan, Peters graduated from Rochester High School and went on to earn a B.A. in political science from Alma College. He later earned an M.B.A. in finance from the University of Detroit Mercy, M.A. in political science from Wayne State University; M.A. in philosophy from Michigan State University, and a law degree (J.D.) from Wayne State University Law School.
Prior to entering public service, Peters worked in the private sector for over 20 years as a financial advisor and in a variety of management positions with two major financial service firms. He was an assistant vice president at Merrill Lynch before becoming a vice president at UBS/PaineWebber.
Senator Peters and his wife, Colleen, live in Oakland County, Michigan and have three children: Gary Jr., Madeleine and Alana.
*Click here to read Senator Peter's press release announcing his selection as a NSCF Distinguished Alumnus.
Please join us in welcoming Senator Peters to the ranks of the Navy Supply Corps Foundation’s Distinguished Alumni. Thank you for supporting your Foundation and helping to “Honor Our Heritage, Invest In Our Future”.
Admiral Walker represented the very essence of a Naval and Supply Officer. His association with the Supply Corps began upon graduation from the U.S. Naval Academy as a member of the Class of 1954. Arriving at the Navy Supply Corps School (NSCS) at Athens, Georgia only six months after the school relocated from Bayonne, New Jersey, he promoted Naval and Supply Corps service as a superb foundation for professional success. Admiral Walker consistently advocated the Supply Corps critical role as the “Golden Link” in the chain that makes everything else in the Navy possible.
From Ensign to Rear Admiral, his naval career was a track record of success framed by fearless execution, bold innovation, and the strongest possible example of leadership. Selected as a flag officer in 1981, Admiral Walker served as the Assistant Chief of Staff for Logistics and Fleet Supply Officer for Commander-in-Chief Atlantic Fleet (CINCLANTFLT) and Supreme Allied Commander Atlantic (SACLANT). Later, he led the Navy Accounting and Finance Center as Assistant Comptroller of the Navy for Accounting Policy. In April 1984, Admiral Walker became the 35th Chief of Supply Corps and Commander, Naval Supply Systems Command until his retirement.
Admiral Walker’s afloat assignments included USS New Jersey (BB 62), USS Wren (DD 568), Submarine Squadron 16 (Rota, Spain), and USS H. W. Gilmore (AS 16). Ashore he served as Navy Exchange officer at Naval Station Norfolk and Naval Station Rodman, Canal Zone, Panama, before moving to the Naval Supply Depot at Newport, Rhode, Island. After graduation from Armed Forces Staff College, Admiral Walker spent two tours in the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations as the War Plans Action Officer (OP605E) and Attack Submarines Program and Budget Officer (OP22M). Next, he moved to Commander, Submarine Forces Atlantic (COMSUBLANT) as the Force Supply Officer and later served as the Executive Officer at the Navy Ships Parts Control Center (SPCC). He assumed command of the Naval Supply Center Puget Sound, Bremerton, Washington, where he was selected for flag.
Upon retirement in September 1988, Admiral Walker took his strong foundation of service, commitment, and excellence into the private and non-profit sectors, while concurrently becoming one of the strongest advocates of the Supply Corps value and contributions of service. In the private sector he served as Vice President, Administration and Strategic Planning with RCI, Inc., Member and Vice Chairman of the Board for Herley Industries, and a Consultant with Vanguard Industries.
Admiral Walker became a cornerstone in the success and growth of the U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation in Washington, D.C., serving as a longtime member of the Board and Treasurer. In addition, he stepped in as President and Chief Executive Officer three times to fill critical leadership gaps. During his tenure, Admiral Walker strengthened the financial stability of the Navy Memorial, built a strong relationship with the Chief of Naval Operations, and set the organization on a path that brought it to the success it enjoys today. He established the outstanding reputation that the Navy Memorial’s annual Lone Sailor Dinner enjoys today. He also institutionalized the popular Navy Log Room that was later named in his honor, in recognition of his longstanding contributions to the Navy Memorial.
Admiral Walker was also a keen supporter of Vinson Hall Retirement Community in McLean, Virginia since 1985. Again, he leveraged the leadership and financial foundation he gained in the Supply Corps to guide the organization through financial challenges. In 1989, he became Treasurer for the new Arleigh Burke Pavilion where he played a central role in the financing, construction and manning of the facility. He subsequently joined the Board and Finance Committee for Vinson Hall and served as its Chairman.
Since his daughters attended Elon University in North Carolina in the late 1970’s, Admiral Walker remained a key supporter for the school and responsible for the accessions of over 120 talented young men and women. He served on the Board of Visitors and as a strong supporter to the Athletics Department, where he was a significant benefactor.
An avid alumni and supporter of the Naval Academy, Admiral Walker served as a Naval Academy Foundation Trustee for over three decades. He was also a member of the New York and Chesapeake Yacht Clubs.
Everyone that has had the opportunity to meet Admiral Walker could not help but come away with a strong admiration for this true gentleman, incredible officer, successful businessman, dedicated volunteer and benefactor, and devoted father.
The details for the visitation and funeral: Visitation: Monday, May 2nd, 6 – 8:30 PM, Everly Wheatley Funeral Home, 1500 W Braddock Rd., Alexandria VA 22301 Funeral and Interment Services: Tuesday, May 3rd, 10:30 AM. USNA Chapel, Annapolis MD, 21401
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