Varies
Avg. Amount Awarded
323
Days
March 1 2022
Application Deadline
No
Renewable
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American Legion Department of Tennessee Eagle Scout of The Year

Description

The American Legion Department of Tennessee selects an Eagle Scout of The Year, who will receive a $3,000 scholarship and will compete for $10,000 at the American Legion National scholastic scholarships. The nominee must be a registered, active member of a Boy Scout Troop, Varsity Scout Team, or Venturing Crew Chartered to an American Legion Post, Auxiliary Unit or Sons of The American Legion Squadron or, be the son, grandson or great-grandson of a Legionnaire or Auxiliary member in good standing. Additionally, must have received the Eagle Scout Award, be an active member of his religious institution and must have received the appropriate Boy Scout religious emblem, have demonstrated practical citizenship in church, school, Scouting, and community, have reached his 15th birthday and be enrolled in a Tennessee High School (public, private, church or home school) at the time of selection. Eagle Scouts still in high school who reached their 18th birthday during the nomination year remain eligible if otherwise qualified. 2020 Nomination forms are made available to all American Legion Post Commanders, Adjutants, Sons, Auxiliary Department and Eagle Scouts the first week in December of each year.

Amount Details

$3,000
Low Amount Awarded

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be an undergraduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university or a four-year college
  • CheckmarkMust be at least 15 years old
  • CheckmarkMust not be older than 18 years old
  • CheckmarkCitizenship requirements: US
  • CheckmarkRestricted to male students
  • CheckmarkMust currently be a high school student
  • CheckmarkBoth full-time and part-time students
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying in Tennessee
  • CheckmarkMust be affiliated with Boy Scouts

How to Apply

What you'll need:

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  • Checkmark Entry In A Contest
  • Checkmark Personal Photograph
  • Checkmark Portfolio
Contact Dean A. Tuttle
Department Adjutant and Finance Officer
Adjutant@TNLegion.org
Tel: 615-391-5088
Fax: 615-391-5099 Address 318 Donelson Pike
Nashville, TN