Varies
Avg. Amount Awarded
87
Days
March 1 2022
Application Deadline
N/A
Renewable
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Non-Traditional Student Scholarship

Description

This scholarship helps people who are part of The Legion Family pursue a college degree later in life or allow them to pick up where they left off when their studies were interrupted. If youÔÇÖre at this place in life, this may be the right scholarship for you. One $2,000 scholarship is awarded annually per Auxiliary geographic division. Applicant may be pursuing training in a certified, trade, professional, or technical program, or a two-year or four-year degree program. Applicants must be a current member of The American Legion, American Legion Auxiliary, or Sons of The American Legion, must have held membership for the two preceding years (2019 and 2020), and be a paid member for the current (2021) membership year. Applicants must be: . a non-traditional student returning to the classroom after some period of time in which his/her formal education was interrupted, a non-traditional student beginning his/her education at a later point in life. American Legion Auxiliary Spirit of Youth Scholarship recipients are not eligible. Applicants must present the completed application to their local American Legion Auxiliary unit president. The award will be paid directly to the school for the first semester upon notification from the school that the student has registered. American Legion Auxiliary National Headquarters must receive certification of enrollment within 12 months of the winning recipientÔÇÖs notification, or the scholarship will be forfeited. The scholarship must be used within 24 months of the date the winner receives notification by National Headquarters, or the scholarship will be forfeited. Thus, if the winning recipient does not wish to use monies for FIRST-YEAR expenses, they then must then be used for SECOND-YEAR expenses or forfeited. Completed application packet for the Non-Traditional Student Scholarship. ApplicantÔÇÖs certified high school or college transcript(s), or photocopy of the certified high school or college transcript(s). ApplicantÔÇÖs work history, if applicable. A copy of the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) form, or a copy of the FAFSA Summary Report and Confirmation Page, or the FAFSA Student Aid Report (SAR). 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

$2,000
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 be affiliated with American Legion or Auxiliary

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Contact Address 3450 Founders Road
Indianapolis, IN 46268