Varies
Avg. Amount Awarded
240
Days
February 15 2025
Application Deadline
N/A
Renewable
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Hugh A. Smith Scholarship Fund

Description

This is an outright grant of $500 for high school seniors and college level freshmen or sophomores who are in need of educational assistance, and are enrolled or intend to enroll in an approved junior college, college, university, or trade school located in the state of Kansas. The applicant must be the son or daughter of a veteran; the parent(s) must have been a member of the Kansas American Legion and/or Legion Auxiliary for the past three years. The sons or daughters of deceased members in either organization are also eligible if the parentÔÇÖs dues were paid up at the time of death. The applicant must be an average or better student scholastically, and must show a high school transcript (with grade point average).

Amount Details

$500
Low Amount Awarded

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be an undergraduate student
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Contact Jeff Bond
Assistant Adjutant
departmentassistantadjutant@kansaslegion.org
Tel: 785-232-9315
Fax: 785-232-1399 Address 1314 SW Topeka Blvd
Topeka, KS 66612