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American Legion Department of Maine Children and Youth Scholarships

Offered by American Legion Department of Maine

Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Apr 11, 2024
7 awards worth

$500

Grade level

College Students

Application deadline:

May 1, 2024

Scholarship Overview

The American Legion Department of Maine Children and Youth Scholarships’ objective is to assist young men and women in continuing their education beyond high school. Each year, the scholarship awards $500 to seven (7) college students who demonstrate financial need. To be considered for the scholarship, students must submit a transcript in addition to three letters of recommendation: one from yourself stating why you wish a scholarship and what field you want to work in after college, one from your principal or guidance counselor (another source if you are no longer in high school), and one from an outside person (other than family).

If this sounds like a good opportunity for you, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.

About American Legion Department of Maine

The Maine Department is a branch of the American Legion, a war veterans' organization dedicated to "enhanc[ing] the well-being of America's veterans, their families, our military, and our communities by our devotion to mutual helpfulness."

Eligibility information

This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.

Grade Level

College Students

Other Category

Low Income

Application information

To apply for this scholarship, submit the below application materials before the deadline.

Academic transcript

Letter of Recommendation

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Scholarship FAQ

Is this scholarship designated for full-time or part-time students?

This scholarship is designated for full-time enrollment status only.

Is this scholarship restricted by institution type?

This scholarship is restricted for use at two-year colleges, four-year colleges, and trade/technical schools.

Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact American Legion Department of Maine at [email protected].

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