Varies
Avg. Amount Awarded
88
Days
March 1 2022
Application Deadline
N/A
Renewable
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American Legion National Headquarters Eagle Scout of the Year

Description

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; OR 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 prior to the current year may be used; AND Received the Eagle Scout Award; Received a Scouts BSA or Venturer Religious Emblem; Have demonstrated practical citizenship in church, school, Scouting and community; Have reached their 15th birthday and be enrolled in high school at the time of selection; Applied through the department (state) in which their Scout unit is chartered. Nomination packets must be received by each applicant's respective American Legion department (state) headquarters no later than March 1st. Then each respective American Legion Department (state) Selection Committee will determine the Eagle Scout judged to be the best in their department (state). Then the department will send that packet, along with a list of the members serving on that Selection Committee, to The American Legion National Headquarters no later than April 1st. Applicants having questions or seeking additional information about their application or the application process should contact their respective American Legion department (state) headquarters. Contact information for American Legion department (state) headquarters may be obtained at www.legion.org/departments.

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
  • CheckmarkMust currently be a high school student

How to Apply

What you'll need:

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Contact americanism@legion.org
Address 700 N. Pennsylvania St.
P.O. Box 1055
Indianapolis, IN 46206