Collin County Marine Corps League

Scholarship Program


Memorial Scholarships: honoring past heroes, empowering future leaders

honoring past service

Helping you to a brighter future with scholarship money for college

Each of our scholarships is named after Marines who didn’t just serve their country, they also served their community in a number of ways. The Marine Corps League, LCpl Jacob D. Hayes Detachment #1426 established these scholarships with input from their families, in their honor.


*Application Deadline for 2024-2025 Scholarships:

Completing this application and or being awarded a scholarship does
not in any way obligate the applicant to any military service

PFC Hanse Mason Hamilton Scholarship

Open to all high school seniors who are members of a Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) program within Collin County, Texas. Do not need to be related to a service member.

LCpl Jacob D. Hayes Scholarship

For Marines, FMF Corpsmen, FMF Chaplains and families attending Collin College with Fire Academy, Police Academy or Department of Medical Services (EMT and Paramedic) services in mind.

Sgt Johnny Robertson Scholarship

Scholarship for any Marines, FMF Corpsmen, FMF Chaplain, their families. Marine Corps League Associate Members, and their families, to attend any accredited university, community college or vocational school.

Collin County Marine Corps League - who we are

The LCpl Jacob D. Hayes Detachment #1426, Department of Texas, Marine Corps League was chartered on 18 May, 2015 in Plano, Texas.

What We Do

We are a nonprofit organization made up of Marines, Navy FMF Corpsmen, and associate members – members of the community who espouse the ideals and principles of the League.  We serve the Collin County community through carrying on the history and traditions of the Marine Corps as well as promoting good citizenship and democracy.  The Marine Corps League also voluntarily renders and assistance to all Marines, Navy FMF Corpsmen and their families.

Scholarship Program

The Marine Corps League, LCpl Jacob D. Hayes Detachment decided to create the scholarship program as a separate independent organization in 2021.  The Collin County Marine Corps League Scholarship Program was charted December 14, 2021 in Plano, Texas, and is a non-profit organization registered with the State of Texas and Federal IRS as a 501 (c) (3) public charity.

paying for college


Learn about the young men and women who have already become Collin County Marine Corps League Scholarship Program recipients.