Varies
Avg. Amount Awarded
326
Days
March 12 2022
Application Deadline
No
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Coudret & Garner Trust Scholarship

Description

The American Legion Department of Arkansas is offering four scholarships from the Coudret Trust Foundation worth $1,000 each and four from the Garner Trust Foundation worth $2,500 each. Students may apply for either or both of scholarships; however, only one scholarship will be awarded per applicant. To be eligible, applicants must be children, grandchildren, or great-grandchildren of American Legionnaires in good standing of two or more consecutive years membership. Step children of living Legionnaires may apply if their parent is currently married to the Legion member. Children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren of deceased Legionnaires are also eligible. Applicant must have received a high school diploma or the equivalent by the time this scholarship will be awarded or be a graduate of a two-year college from an Arkansas Institution. Applicants must provide: One character reference in business letter format from an official of the students school, one letter of endorsement from an American Legion officer (local preferred), and one from an unrelated person belonging to none of the above. Applicants must also submit a declaration of support for the Preamble to the Constitution of The American Legion, as printed on the application.

Amount Details

$1,000
Low Amount Awarded
$2,500
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 study full-time
  • CheckmarkRestricted to residents of Arizona
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying in Arkansas
  • CheckmarkMust be affiliated with American Legion or Auxiliary

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Contact Jim Lane
Education and Scholarship Chairman
alegion@swbell.net
Address American Legion Department of Arkansas
P.O. Box 3280
Little Rock, AR 72203