Joseph P. Gavenonis Plan I

🏆 Available: 2
💰 $500
⏳ 05/31

Scholarship Description

The Joseph P. Gavenonis Plan I is awarded twice a year of $500 each semester after the student sends a copy of their grades to Department Headquarters and has a grade point average of 2.5 or better. This scholarship is for Pennsylvania High School seniors who wish to receive a degree in a four-year college in the state of Pennsylvania. Applicants who are eligible are children or grandchildren of American Legion Department of Pennsylvania members, who are deceased, ICU, or MIA, or has a parent or grandparent who has been in the military or is a military member in good standing in the American Legion. Membership in The American Legion must be documented by either a photocopy of current membership card or Letter on Post stationery by Post Commander, Adjutant or Finance Officer attesting to person’s membership in good standing including length of years. If deceased, a statement that the person was a member in good standing at the time of their death should be provided. If killed in action or missing in action is claimed, documentation from the U.S. Department of Defense must accompany the application. Take note that not sending a transcript and SAT scores can prevent the application from being considered. Statement of parent/s income may be a W-2 or a photocopy of the first page of a 1040 form. Total income must be $70,000 or less to be considered eligible.

Eligibility Requirements

  • 2.5 Minimum GPA
  • Must currently be in high school
  • For residents of the following states: Pennsylvania
  • Type of institution award is open to: four-year college
  • Award is available to U.S. citizens

Application Requirements

  • Application form required
  • Transcript required
  • Test scores required
  • Financial need analysis required
  • Special requirements exist (These are specified in text.)
  • Entry in a contest required
  • Current American Legion membership (include copy of current card), Statement of parent(s) annual income

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Donor: American Legion Department of Pennsylvania

Legion upholds and defends the constitution of the United States of America; inculcates a sense of individual obligation to the community, state and nation.