Montford Point Marines Awarded Congressional Gold Medal


The COVID-19 situation will continue to change, so we have adjusted the 2020 Scholarship procedures to better meet some requirements for submission.  


The Scholarship deadline still remains 6/1/20. However, the requirement to submit “one official (sealed) copy of your transcript still sealed in the original envelope” can be met by submitting an electronic transcript to with all required documents.


Thank You for your interest and patience.

Preserving the Legacy

The Montford Point Marine Association is a 501 C 3, Nonprofit Veteran Organization, established to perpetuate the legacy of the first African Americans who entered the United States Marine Corps from 1942 to 1949 at Montford Point Camp, New River, North Carolina.


The purpose of the Association is to support educational assistance, veteran programs, and promotion of community services. The Association works to improve the social conditions of our veterans, local families, youth and the growing population of senior citizens. Membership in the Association is open to veterans and active members of all branches of the U. S. Armed Forces regardless of race, creed, or national origin.


The National Montford Point Marine Association also consists of the Ladies Auxiliary. Membership in the Ladies Auxiliary is open to wives, daughters, sisters, and mothers of members or former members of the United States Armed Forces.