The Marine Corps Heritage Foundation offers several different fellowships to advance graduate research in the social and behavioral sciences relevant to Marine Corps history. Topics can cover, but are not limited to wars, institutions, organization and administration, weaponry and technology, civil-military relations, strategy, tactics, logistics as well as diplomatic, political, social and intellectual trends affecting the Marine Corps during peace and war. Fellowship programs include:

General Lemuel C. Shepherd Jr. Memorial Dissertation Fellowship Offers $10,000 to qualified graduate students working on a doctoral dissertation pertinent to Marine Corps history.

Lieutenant Colonel Lily H. Gridley Memorial Master’s Thesis Fellowship and Bernard M. Rosoff Memorial Master’s Thesis FellowshipOffers $3,500 to qualified graduate students in an accredited master’s degree program. Preference will be given to topics before 1991 where records are declassified or can be easily declassified and made available to scholars.

Applications for all fellowships are due May 1 of each year. For more information, see the link below: