Varies
Avg. Amount Awarded
182
Days
November 13 2021
Application Deadline
No
Renewable
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American Legion High School Oratorical Scholarship Program

Description

High school students from public, parochial, military, private, or home school are eligible to participate in The American Legion High School Oratorical Scholarship Program. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or lawful residents of United States of America, and should be under the age of 20 on the date of the National Contest. Students must be enrolled in a Michigan high school, in which the curriculum is considered to be of high school level, with grades 9-12, during the time of participation at any level of the contest. Department level scholarship awards range from $800 to $1500, with Zone runner-ups receiving $200. At the National level, they range from $20,000 to $25,000. The prepared oration must be the original effort of each contestant and must not take up less than 8 minutes or more than 10 minutes for delivery.

Amount Details

$800
Low Amount Awarded
$1,500
High Amount Awarded

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be an undergraduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university, a four-year college or two-year college
  • CheckmarkMust not be older than 19 years old
  • CheckmarkMust currently be a high school student
  • CheckmarkBoth full-time and part-time students
  • CheckmarkRestricted to residents of Michigan

How to Apply

What you'll need:

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  • Checkmark Entry In A Contest
Contact Ashley Zimmer
Programs Coordinator
legion@michiganlegion.org
Tel: 517-371-4720 ext. 123
Fax: 517-689-6100 Address 212 North Verlinden Avenue, Suite A
Lansing, MI 48915