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My Coast Guard
Commentary | Sept. 15, 2023

Coast Guard Foundation extends season for Spouse Grants

By AJ Pulkkinen, MyCG writer

The Coast Guard Foundation extended the application period to until Dec. 1 for the Spouse Grant, which funds educational costs for eligible spouses. Don’t miss out on this opportunity! 

The Coast Guard Foundation awards $500 grants to spouses who:  

  • Are non-military spouses of enlisted Coast Guard members in ranks E3 – E8, 
  • Have enrolled in professional development courses, licensing courses, certificates, certifications and college and graduate level degrees from a nationally or regionally accredited institution, and 
  • Have not already received a 2023 grant. 

You must submit proof of 2023 enrollment, provide basic biographic information and answer questions about your area of study.  

The Coast Guard Foundation awards the $500 grants in the order in which they are received, with priority given to spouses of members E-6 and under.  

Go to to apply for the Coast Guard Foundation Spouse Grant. 

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