Varies
Avg. Amount Awarded
289
Days
March 13 2025
Application Deadline
N/A
Renewable
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American Legion Department of Kansas High School Oratorical Contest

Description

The purpose of the American Legion Department of Kansas High School Oratorical Contest is to develop a deeper knowledge and appreciation of the Constitution of the United States among high school students. Other objectives of the contest include the development of leadership qualities, the ability to think and speak clearly and intelligently, and the preparation for acceptance of the duties and responsibilities, rights, and privileges of American citizenship. Students will be awarded scholarships that may be used to attend college or university. All contestants must be bona fide students herein described as any student under the age of 20 years on the date of the national contest who is presently enrolled in a high school or junior high school (public, parochial, military, private or state accredited homeschool) in which the curriculum of said high school is considered to be of high school level, commencing with grade nine and terminating with grade 12. Students must be enrolled in high school or junior high school during the time of participation at any level of The American Legion National High School Oratorical Contest. High school students that graduate early during the school year are eligible to compete if they are not enrolled in a college, university, trade school or other institution of higher learning at the time of the department finals contest. Contestants must be either legally domiciled within or attend an educational institution within the state where they enter competition. Please visit the award's website or contact the American Legion Department of Kansas for more information.

Amount Details

$150
Low Amount Awarded
$25,000
High Amount Awarded

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be an undergraduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university or a four-year college
  • CheckmarkMust not be older than 20 years old
  • CheckmarkMust currently be a high school student
  • CheckmarkRestricted to residents of Kansas
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying in Kansas

How to Apply

What you'll need:

  • Checkmark Application Form
  • Checkmark Application Form May Be Submitted By Email
  • Checkmark Entry In A Contest
Contact departmentassistantadjutant@kansaslegion.org
Tel: 785-232-9315
Fax: 785-232-1399 Address 1314 SW Topeka Blvd.
Topeka, KS 66612