$4,375
Avg. Amount Awarded
131
Days
March 1 2021
Application Deadline
4
Awarded last year
No
Renewable
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American Legion National Headquarters Eagle Scout of the Year

Description

The American Legion Eagle Scout of the Year will receive a $10,000 scholarship. Three runner-up scholarship awards will be granted in the amount of $2,500 each. The nominee must: Be a registered, active member of a Scouts BSA Troop, Varsity Scout Team or Venturing Crew chartered to an American Legion post, American Legion Auxiliary unit, or Sons of The American Legion squadron OR be a registered, active member of a chartered Scouts BSA Troop, Varsity Scout Team or Venturing Crew, and the son/daughter of an active Legionnaire, Sons of The American Legion or Auxiliary member; Received the Eagle Scout Award; Received a BSA religious emblem, regardless of which youth grade level earned (Cub, Weblos, Scout, Venturer or Older Scout); 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.

Amount Details

$2,500
Low Amount Awarded
$10,000
High Amount Awarded
$17,500
Total Amount Awarded

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be an undergraduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university, a four-year college or two-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
  • CheckmarkMust study full-time

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