Varies
Avg. Amount Awarded
85
Days
March 1 2022
Application Deadline
N/A
Renewable
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American Legion Auxiliary Department of South Dakota Senior Scholarship

Description

South Dakota American Legion Auxiliary shall award annually a $400 scholarship to be used for attending either a technical institution or college/university. The applicant must be a Senior member, and have been a Junior or Senior member of the South Dakota American Legion Auxiliary for at least three years, and be a current member. She must be in need of financial assistance. The applicant must be attending, or will be attending, a college/university or technical institute. She shall submit Two letters of recommendations, one from a local or Department officer of the American Legion Auxiliary, and the other from a community, school or church representative. (2) a resume of Auxiliary/community/school activities, honors and awards. (3) an essay of 200-400 words entitled Why I am a Member of the American Legion Auxiliary. (4) a copy of her most recent high school/university transcript. (5) the completed application to include financial need. Verification of receipt of application by the Department Education Chairman may be obtained by enclosing a self-addressed, stamped envelope with the application. In the event the applicant is awarded a National and a South Dakota scholarship, or two South Dakota scholarships, she must relinquish the lesser of the two to her alternate.

Amount Details

$400
Low Amount Awarded

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be an undergraduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university, a four-year college, two-year college or a vocational-tech school
  • CheckmarkRestricted to female students
  • CheckmarkMust be affiliated with American Legion or Auxiliary

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Contact Mary Jo Boner
Scholarship Contact
Tel: 605-695-9695 Address 18057 461st Ave
Castlewood, SD 57223