Varies
Avg. Amount Awarded
293
Days
March 1 2022
Application Deadline
N/A
Renewable
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What you'll need:
  • Checkmark Other - Voluntary Service Verification Letter, Parent or Grandparent's Discharge Papers
  • Checkmark Application Form
  • Checkmark Essay
  • Checkmark Financial Need Analysis
  • Checkmark Recommendations Or References
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Children of Warriors National Presidents' Scholarship

Description

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). The following four letters of recommendation are required: One letter, from either the principal or guidance counselor of the school from which the applicant will graduate. One letter from a clergyman/clergywoman of the applicant's choice. Two letters from adult citizens. A brief statement of the military service of parent or grandparent, including the branch of service and dates of service, or a photocopy of parentÔÇÖs or grandparentÔÇÖs discharge papers. 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 which your membership is recorded. See scholarship site for the list of contact on the American Legion Auxiliary.

Amount Details

$5,000
Low 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
  • CheckmarkMust be affiliated with American Legion or Auxiliary
  • 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 - Voluntary Service Verification Letter, Parent or Grandparent's Discharge Papers
  • Checkmark Application Form
  • Checkmark Essay
  • Checkmark Financial Need Analysis
  • Checkmark Recommendations Or References
  • Checkmark Test Scores
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Indianapolis, IN 46268