Public, Society Benefit

Dolphin Scholarship Foundation

  • Virginia Beach, VA
  • www.dolphinscholarship.org

Mission Statement

To provide scholarship assistance for undergraduate college study for children/stepchildren of eligible active, retired, or former members of the United States Navy who have served in, or in direct support of, the Submarine Force.

Main Programs

  1. SubForce Scholarship Program
Service Areas

Self-reported

International

The SubForce Scholarship program provides scholarships to recipients located in the continental United States and overseas.

ruling year

1992

Principal Officer since 2013

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Mr. Andrew Clark

Keywords

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submarine force, U.S. Navy, financial assistance, scholarships, submarine community, high school, college, dependents, veterans, active duty, submarine force, apply, undergraduate education,

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EIN

54-6038828

 Number

2277997014

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Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Military/Veterans' Organizations (W30)

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (O12)

Nonprofit Management (S50)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

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Programs

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Program 1

SubForce Scholarship Program

The SubForce Scholarship Program provides financial assistance for undergraduate study to the children of current and former members of the U.S. Navy Submarine Force and to the children of those who have served in direct support of the U.S. Navy Submarine Force. The SubForce Scholarship Program currently awards 117 Dolphin Scholarships and 2 Laura W. Bush Scholarships. Each scholarship is in the annual amount of $3,400 and is renewable for up to 4 years of undergraduate education. The Dolphin Scholarship Foundation also awards 2 renewable scholarships in the amount of $2,000 to students attending 2 year community colleges. In addition to the aforementioned scholarships, the Dolphin Scholarship Foundation also administers the USS NAUTILUS Scholarship which is available to the spouses, children, grandchildren and great grandchildren of those who served on board USS NAUTILUS (SSN 571) & (SS 168). This scholarship is awarded in the amount of $1,000 and is non-renewable. The Dolphin Scholarship Foundation acts as a hub for all U.S. Navy Submarine Force scholarships and also verifies eligibility for the USS BOWFIN and USSVI scholarships. The SubForce Scholarship program selects between 25 to 30 new scholars per year based on annual scholar graduation rates.

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Military/Veterans

Other Named Groups

Budget

$409,600

Service Areas

Self-reported

International

The SubForce Scholarship program provides scholarships to recipients located in the continental United States and overseas.

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DOLPHIN SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION
Fiscal year: Jul 01-Jun 30
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Dolphin Scholarship Foundation

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Principal Officer

Mr. Andrew Clark

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Mrs. Suzanne Tofalo

Dolphin Scholarship Foundation

Term: Oct 2015 -

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