Junior Member Loyalty Scholarship

🏆 Available: 10
💰 $2,500
⏳ 03/01

Scholarship Description

American Legion Auxiliary Junior members are the future of our organization. To reward those who retain their membership into adulthood, the American Legion Auxiliary offers the Junior Member Loyalty Scholarship to current college students. Ten scholarships, in the amount of $2,500 each, will be awarded to a current college student. Two scholarships will be awarded in each division of the American Legion Auxiliary.

1. Candidates for this award shall have been Junior members of the American Legion Auxiliary, held membership in the American Legion Auxiliary for the past three consecutive years and must be a paid member for the current membership year. Applicant must continue her membership in the American Legion Auxiliary during the scholarship period.*

2. This scholarship is intended for the traditional student with no interruption in her education, who is at least in her first semester of college but not yet attained a bachelor’s degree. Any member who is non-traditional student (a student returning to the classroom after some time away from college) is welcome to apply for the American Legion Auxiliary Non-Traditional Scholarship.

3. This is a scholarship to attend an accredited institution of higher education. Applicants must have completed at least one semester with grades which meet continuation requirements at the institution of their choice. Applicants must have at least a 3.0 GPA using a 4.0 base.

4. Applicants must present the completed application, along with the other required materials specified on the application, to the President of their American Legion Auxiliary Unit ON OR BEFORE MARCH 1.

Eligibility Requirements

  • 3.0 Minimum GPA
  • Type of institution award is open to: two-year college
  • Type of institution award is open to: four-year college
  • Type of institution award is open to: trade/technical school

Application Requirements

  • Application form required
  • Transcript required
  • Financial need analysis required
  • Essay required

How To Apply

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Donor: American Legion Auxiliary National Headquarters

In the spirit of Service, Not Self, the mission of the American Legion Auxiliary is to support The American Legion and to honor the sacrifice of those who serve by enhancing the lives of our veterans, military, and their families, both at home and abroad. For God and Country, we advocate for veterans, educate our citizens, mentor youth, and promote patriotism, good citizenship, peace and security.