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ECSAA 2018 Scholarship 

The 2018 essay topic for consideration is: 

The 2018 Scholarship Topic is “What were the CVE’s roles and contributions to the Korean Conflict?”

Students are asked to write an original and creative essay that demonstrates an understanding of the history of the CVE’s Navy Escort Carriers and the significant impacts of their accomplishments. Work will be judged on the basis of originality, quality of research, and effectiveness of argument or presentation.  

No more than 1,000 words with a minimum of 600, not including citations and bibliography.

The scholarship will be a $2,000 cash donation to the winner of the annual ECSAA scholarship contest, announced and awarded at the annual ECSAA Convention.


  • Any member or child of a member in good standing with ECSAA may be eligible for scholarship application.
  • Applicant must show enrollment in an accredited institution of higher learning (post-high school).
  • An applicant may enter the contest for as many years as they wish, yet shall not be awarded more than two scholarships in total.

All submissions should be addressed or emailed to:    

Anthony G. Looney
2017 ECSAA Scholarship application
1203 Greenway Drive 
Allen, Texas   75013 

 All essay applications for the ECSAA scholarship must be postmarked or emailed by midnight March 31.

~June 1, 2018…………Winner of the 2016 Scholarship essay will be notified and

  $2,000 placed with their school in their name.

~September, 2018…..Winner will be announced at the 2018 ECSAA Convention in Nashville, Tennessee.


The EBOG is not required to, and may elect not to, award a scholarship during any year.

The EBOG reserves the right to disqualify any essay deemed inappropriate to the ideals of ECSAA.

All submissions as applications for an ECSAA scholarship will become the property of ECSAA and the winning essay may be used for publication and/or sharing.

The EBOG reserves the right to change or modify the rules of the contest at any time.

If you would like to read the 2017 winner click on this link:  2017 Winning Essay by Adam Spitzley

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