Varies
Avg. Amount Awarded
274
Days
December 4 2021
Application Deadline
No
Renewable
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American Legion Department of Vermont High School Oratorical Contest

Description

The American Legion Oratorical Contest exists to develop deeper knowledge and appreciation for the U.S. Constitution among high school students. Young orators earn some of the most generous college scholarships available to high school students. Over $138,000 in scholarships can be awarded each year. The overall national contest winner gets an $18,000 scholarship. Second place takes home $16,000, and third gets $14,000. Each department (state) winner who is certified into and participates in the national contestÔÇÖs first round receives a $1,500 scholarship. Those who advance past the first round receive an additional $1,500 scholarship. The American LegionÔÇÖs National Organization awards the scholarships, which can be used at any college or university in the United States.

Amount Details

$1,500
Low Amount Awarded
$18,000
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
  • CheckmarkMust not be older than 19 years old
  • CheckmarkCitizenship requirements: US
  • CheckmarkMust currently be a high school student
  • CheckmarkBoth full-time and part-time students
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying in Vermont

How to Apply

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Contact Karlene DeVine

kdevine@myfairpoint.net
Tel: 802-877-6392
Fax: 802-223-0318 Address 126 State Street
PO Box 396
Montpelier, VT 05601-0396