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    American Legion Department of Vermont Scholarship

    Offered by American Legion Department of Vermont

    Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Mar 14, 2024
    Multiple awards worth

    $1,500

    Grade level

    High School Students

    Expected deadline:

    This scholarship might not currently be accepting applications. Most scholarship programs only accept applications a few months ahead of their annual deadline. We’ve estimated this deadline based on last year’s deadline in order to help you plan out your scholarship applications.

    April 2025

    Scholarship Overview

    The American Legion Department of Vermont Scholarship is open to Vermont secondary school students and those in Interstate school districts serving Vermont students. Applicants’ parents or guardians must also be legal residents of Vermont. To apply, interested students must complete the online application and submit a high school transcript and two letters of recommendation from staff members who know their achievements and activities. If you’re attending a high school in Vermont and your parents are legal residents of Vermont, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.

    About American Legion Department of Vermont

    The American Legion Department of Vermont 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.

    Eligibility information

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

    Grade Level

    High School Students

    Citizenship

    U.S. Citizens, Permanent Residents

    State

    Vermont

    Miscellaneous

    Applicants must (1) attend a Vermont secondary school or Interstate school district serving Vermont students and (2) have parents who are residents of Vermont.

    Application information

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

    Essay

    Academic transcript

    Two letters of recommendation

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    Scholarship FAQ

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

    This scholarship is designated for both full and part-time enrollment statuses.

    Is this scholarship restricted by institution type?

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

    Is this scholarship open to international students?

    No, this scholarship is only open to U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents.

    Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

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

    Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

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