Varies
Avg. Amount Awarded
274
Days
March 15 2025
Application Deadline
No
Renewable
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What you'll need:
  • Checkmark Other - List of Student Activities, Offices Held, and Awards Received; DD214
  • Checkmark Application Form
  • Checkmark Application Form May Be Submitted By Mail
  • Checkmark Community Service
  • Checkmark Essay
  • Checkmark Financial Need Analysis
  • Checkmark Recommendations Or References
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ALA Department of Wisconsin Child Welfare Special Education Scholarship

Description

This scholarship is funded by donations and awarded to a student in the field of Special Education. If no applicant in the Special Education field applies, then this scholarship is to be awarded to a graduate student in the field of Education. This scholarship could be applied to two consecutive summer sessions. Applicants must be a child, grandchild, great-grandchild, stepchild, step grandchild, step great-grandchild, wife or widow of an honorably discharged American veteran. Students may apply regardless of when the veteran served. An applicant who is a member of the Wisconsin American Legion Family does not need to reside in Wisconsin. The school the applicant selected need not be in Wisconsin but must be an accredited school. At least three letters of recommendation from at least two of the following categories are required: (A) School administrators, guidance counselors, faculty members; (B) Pastor, businessmen from community; (C) Representative citizen. Letters of recommendation from relatives are not acceptable. Please visit the scholarship's website or contact the American Legion Auxiliary Department of Wisconsin for more information.

Amount Details

$1,000
Low Amount Awarded

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be a graduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university
  • CheckmarkMinimum 3.5 GPA
  • CheckmarkMust not be attending high school currently
  • CheckmarkRestricted to residents of Wisconsin
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying Education, Special Education
  • Checkmark Must be in or a veteran of any U.S. Armed Service Checkmark Must be a dependent of the service(s) specified above

How to Apply

What you'll need:

  • Checkmark Other - List of Student Activities, Offices Held, and Awards Received; DD214
  • Checkmark Application Form
  • Checkmark Application Form May Be Submitted By Mail
  • Checkmark Community Service
  • Checkmark Essay
  • Checkmark Financial Need Analysis
  • Checkmark Recommendations Or References
  • Checkmark Transcript
Contact Diane Weggen
Education Chairman
dsweggen@gmail.com
Tel: 608-745-0124
Fax: 608-745-1947 Address 16266 361st Street
Stanley, WI 54768-6415