$5,000
Avg. Amount Awarded
315
Days
March 1 2022
Application Deadline
15
Awarded last year
N/A
Renewable
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Children of Warriors National Presidents' Scholarship

Description

Fifteen scholarships, in the amount of $5,000 each, will be awarded for 2021. Three scholarships will be awarded in each of the five divisions of the American Legion Auxiliary. All are gift scholarships, not loans. Candidates for this award shall be daughters, sons, grandsons, granddaughters, greatgranddaughters, or great-grandsons of veterans who served in the United States Armed Forces during eligibility dates for membership in The American Legion: April 6, 1917, to November 11, 1918; and any time after December 7, 1941. Applicant must complete 50 hours of volunteer service within the community during his/her high school years. Hours must be verified in writing by the recipient organization(s). Completed application packet for the Children of Warriors National Presidents Scholarship. One letter, from either the principal or guidance counselor of the school from which the applicant will graduate, to include size of class; student's position in the class; and the cumulative grade point average or homeschool equivalent. One letter from a clergyman/clergywoman of the applicant's choice. Two letters from adult citizens other than relatives attesting to the applicant's character in regard to conduct, citizenship, and leadership. Letter from recipient organization(s) verifying 50 hours of voluntary service during high school years. A brief statement of the military service of parent or grandparent, including the branch of service and dates of service, or a photocopy of parents or grandparents discharge papers. Students who are military dependents living overseas may submit their application to the American Legion Auxiliary department in their sponsors home of record. Department contact information may be found at www.alaforveterans.org/About/Department-State-Headquarters. Please be sure to attach all of the required materials to this application and submit the application and materials to the American Legion Auxiliary unit in the community where you live. The application can be downloaded at the scholarship site.

Amount Details

$5,000
Low Amount Awarded
$75,000
Total Amount Awarded

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be an undergraduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university or a four-year college
  • CheckmarkCitizenship requirements: US
  • CheckmarkMust currently be a high school student
  • CheckmarkMust study full-time
  • Checkmark Must be in or a veteran of any U.S. Armed Service

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Contact
Scholarship Contact
alaor@alaoregon.org
Tel: 503-682-3162
Fax: 503-685-5008 Address PO Box 1730
Wilsonville, OR 97070