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Offered by American Legion Auxiliary Department of Texas
The American Legion Auxiliary Department of Texas General Education Scholarship annually awards $500 to graduating high school seniors from Texas who are the child, grandchild, or greatgrandchild of a veteran who served in the Armed Forces between April 6, 1917 – November 11, 1918 (WWI) or any time after December 12, 1941. To apply, interested students must submit a letter stating qualifications and intentions, three letters of recommendation, two letters from the principal or Counselor of the school from which he or she is a graduate, or from an advisor or instructor at their current college or university and from a representative citizen, certifying to the applicant’s character, Americanism and scholarship. Lastly, applicants must submit a certificate copy of high school grades for the last two years of work.
If you’re a college-bound high school senior from Texas whose relative served in the Armed Forces between April 6, 1917 – November 11, 1918 (WWI), or any time after December 12, 1941, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.
The American Legion Department of Texas is a war-time veterans community-service organization dedicated to supporting veterans and their families. The Department thus provides aid to veterans and sponsors youth programs to maintain an ongoing concern, support and commitment to the veteran community. In addition, the American Legion is strongly committed to maintaining a strong national defense.
This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.
High School Senior
Relative of Current or Former Military Member
To apply for this scholarship, submit the below application materials before the deadline.
Resume or CV
Letter of Recommendation
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