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May 15 2020
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Sons of the American Legion William F. "Bill" Johnson Memorial Scholarship


Applicant is required to write an essay based on a different question each year. Award is given during the second semester of college provided the winner has passing grades in the first semester. Must submit a copy of passing GPA of their first semester of college. Must be a resident of West Virginia and the child or grandchild of a member of The American Legion. Deadline each year is May 15th.

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Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be an undergraduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university, a four-year college or two-year college
  • CheckmarkCitizenship requirements: US
  • CheckmarkMust currently be a high school student
  • CheckmarkMust study full-time
  • CheckmarkRestricted to residents of West Virginia
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying in West Virginia
  • CheckmarkMust be affiliated with American Legion or Auxiliary
  • Checkmark Must be a dependent of the service(s) specified above Checkmark Must be in or a veteran of any U.S. Armed Service

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Contact Mr. Miles S. Epling
Department Adjutant
Tel: 304-343-7591
Fax: 304-343-7592 Address 2016 Kanawha Boulevard East, P.O. Box 3191
Charleston, WV 25332