Varies
Avg. Amount Awarded
345
Days
January 4 2022
Application Deadline
No
Renewable
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What you'll need:
  • Checkmark Other - Veteran's Service Discharge papers (DD-214 or equivalent showing honorable military service), 1040 Most recently filed tax forms
  • Checkmark Application Form
  • Checkmark Entry In A Contest
  • Checkmark Essay
  • Checkmark Financial Need Analysis
  • Checkmark Transcript
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Guy M. Wilson Scholarships

Description

The Guy M. Wilson Scholarships are only available to Michigan residents who are high school seniors and are a son, daughter, grandchild or great-grandchild of of an honorably discharged veteran or active duty service member. Applicants must provide a copy of the discharge papers (DD-214 or equivalent) showing entry and discharge dates from honorable active military service. For descendants of active duty military service members, a copy of the service members current military identification card is required. Applicants should be planning to or are attending any Michigan accredited college or university or trade school. Selection is based on a studentÔÇÖs G.P.A. of 2.5 or higher, and must provide a copy of their most recent transcript of grades signed by a school official. Applicants must have a financial need for the scholarship, thus required to provide a copy of the parent's most recently filed Federal Tax Form 1040 (both sides of the form are needed showing adjusted gross income and signature). If the applicant filed a Federal Tax Form 1040 and is 100% independent from parent's income, the applicant needs to provide a copy of their own Federal Tax Form 1040. Scholarships are $500 each and non-renewable.

Amount Details

$500
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
  • CheckmarkMinimum 2.5 GPA
  • CheckmarkCitizenship requirements: US
  • CheckmarkMust currently be a high school student
  • CheckmarkBoth full-time and part-time students
  • CheckmarkRestricted to residents of Michigan
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying in Michigan

How to Apply

What you'll need:

  • Checkmark Other - Veteran's Service Discharge papers (DD-214 or equivalent showing honorable military service), 1040 Most recently filed tax forms
  • Checkmark Application Form
  • Checkmark Entry In A Contest
  • Checkmark Essay
  • Checkmark Financial Need Analysis
  • Checkmark Transcript
Contact Ashley Zimmer
Programs Coordinator
legion@michiganlegion.org
Tel: 517-371-4720 ext. 123
Fax: 517-689-6100 Address 212 North Verlinden Avenue, Suite A
Lansing, MI 48915