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Vincent Astor Memorial Leadership Essay Contest

Sponsored by: United States Naval Institute (USNI)

Applicant must write an essay of no more than 2,500 words relating to leadership in the sea services. Applicant must be in a U.S. Navy, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard officer, regular in reserve.


Application Deadline February 15
Scholarship, Grant, Fellowship or Contest Contest
Award Coverage All awards also include a membership to the Naval Institute and a gold, silver, or bronze medal.
Awarded every year? yes
Must be repaid? no
Required to attend a specific school? no



Max $1,500
Average $1,000
Min $500


Max 4
Average 4
Min 4

Contact Information

United States Naval Institute (USNI)
291 Wood Road
Annapolis, MD 21402 United States

Phone: (410) 268-6110
Fax: (410) 571-1703

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