$1,000
Avg. Amount Awarded
87
Days
March 15 2019
Application Deadline
1
Awarded last year
No
Renewable
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Description

One-time award of $1000. Applicant must be a graduate student in the field of special education. If there is no applicant in Special Education, the scholarship will be awarded to a graduate student in the field of education. Applicant must be a direct descendent, wife, or widow of a veteran. Must submit certification of an American Legion Auxiliary unit president, copy of proof that veteran was in service (i.e. discharge papers), letters of recommendation, transcripts, and essay. Must have minimum 3.5 GPA, show financial need, and be a resident of Wisconsin or member of the Wisconsin American Legion Family. Applications available on web site http://www.amlegionauxwi.org.

Amount Details

$1,000
Low Amount Awarded
$1,000
Total Amount Awarded

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be a graduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university
  • CheckmarkMinimum 3.5 GPA
  • CheckmarkCitizenship requirements: US
  • CheckmarkMust not be attending high school currently
  • CheckmarkBoth full-time and part-time students
  • CheckmarkRestricted to residents of Wisconsin
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying Special Education
  • CheckmarkMust be affiliated with American Legion or Auxiliary
  • Checkmark Must be a dependent of the service(s) specified above Checkmark Must be in or a veteran of any U.S. Armed Service

How to Apply

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Contact Bonnie Dorniak
Department Secretary
deptsec@amlegionauxwi.org
Tel: 608-745-0124
Fax: 608-745-1947 Address 2930 American Legion Drive
PO Box 140
Portage, WI 53901-0140