Varies
Avg. Amount Awarded
361
Days
March 1 2022
Application Deadline
No
Renewable
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American Legion Department of Iowa Eagle Scout of the Year Scholarship

Description

The American Legion provides for a national scholarship to be awarded to the Eagle Scout who is selected ÔÇ£The American Legion Eagle Scout of the Year.ÔÇØ The American Legion Eagle Scout of the Year will receive a $10,000 scholarship. Three runner-up scholarship awards will be granted in the amount of $2,500 each. The nominee must be: either a registered active member of a Boy Scouts of America unit that is chartered to an American Legion post, American Legion Auxiliary unit or Sons of The American Legion squadron. Be a registered active member of any chartered Boy Scouts of America unit and have a parent or grandparent possessing up-to-date membership in The American Legion or Sons of The American Legion or American Legion Auxiliary, and in the case of a recently deceased member, their membership for the year immediately. The nomination form and other comprehensive information can be found here: https://www.legion.org/scholarships/eaglescout. Nominations should not be sent directly to the National Headquarters but to the American Legion Department (state) prior to the current year may be used.

Amount Details

$2,500
Low Amount Awarded
$10,000
High 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
  • CheckmarkCitizenship requirements: US
  • CheckmarkRestricted to male students
  • CheckmarkMust currently be a high school student
  • CheckmarkMust study full-time
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying in Iowa
  • CheckmarkMust be affiliated with Boy Scouts

How to Apply

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Contact
The American Legion
americanism@legion.org
Tel: 317-630-1203 Address P.O. Box 1055
Indianapolis, IN 46206