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Civilian Marksmanship Program is dedicated to the respect for and safe
handling of firearms, instilling patriotism and discipline in our youth
participants. The CMP provides its constituents with the highest
level of instruction in the proper control of firearms by highly-skilled
coaches and veteran range safety officers in the classroom, at our
ranges and wherever the CMP banner is displayed.
Upcoming CMP Events:
Tuesday & Thursday Night Open Public Shooting
CMP Marksmanship Centers,
Port Clinton, OH
Shooters, including aspiring new shooters are invited to take advantage
of a new opportunity to do practice shooting. Both ranges consist of
80-point, 10-meter air gun range and are fully equipped with electronic
targets that accommodate air rifle, air pistol or National Match Air
Rifle shooting. Instruction and equipment are also available. Visit
MarksmanshipCenters.htm for additional
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Applications & Software
The CMP currently offers three Apps for shooting sports. Each download
supports the Civilian Marksmanship Program. For more information, visit
Please note the changes for the 2014 National
Match Schedule posted at
Civilian Marksmanship Program Seeks Applicants to Receive $150,000 in Scholarships
Ashley Brugnone, CMP Writer/Editor
CAMP PERRY, OH – Applications for the annual CMP Scholarship Program for the 2014-2015 freshman college year are still being received for consideration. Applications have already begun come through the CMP doors, with the anticipation of many more arriving in the near future.
The deadline for application submission is March 20, 2014. Scholarships may be used to pursue post-secondary education or vocational programs for the upcoming school year.
The CMP offers $1,000 one-year scholarships based on merit and rifle or pistol marksmanship affiliation to current high school seniors. Last year, CMP presented 169 scholarships, including an applicant with a perfect score – awarded for the first time in the scholarship’s existence. Recipients hailed from JROTC schools, 4-H groups and other shooting clubs. Since 2005, CMP has awarded over $1 million in scholarship prizes.
Applicants must provide past and present rifle or pistol competition history, list of awards and involvements and future expectations for the sport. Those interested must also provide academic information such as GPA, test scores and a list of activities. An official transcript must also be provided.
Applicants are reminded that ALL required documentation must be sent as part of the application process. Applications missing any material will not be considered for approval.
Eligibility requirements for CMP scholarships are:
- Be a U.S. Citizen.
- Be of good moral character.
- Have achieved a minimum 3.0 cumulative grade point average.
- Be a graduating high school senior.
- Demonstrate acceptance to a university, college or trade school leading to a diploma or trade certification.
- Qualified for CMP JROTC Service Championships.
- Demonstrate rifle or pistol marksmanship competition experience.
- If you are planning on enrolling in a Military Academy you are not eligible.
More information and applications can be found at http://www.thecmp.org/competitions/Scholarships.htm. For specific questions, please contact Kathy Williams at 419-635-2141, ext. 1109 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.