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    Ohio American Legion Scholarships

    Offered by American Legion Department of Ohio

    Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Nov 1, 2023
    Multiple awards worth

    $2,000

    Grade level

    High School Seniors & College 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 Ohio American Legion Scholarships annually award at least $2,000 to American Legion members, their descendants, or high school seniors or military veterans who are simply eligible for Legion membership. All applicants must also have a minimum 3.5 GPA and ACT score of 25. The scholarships were established in 1971 to assist deserving high school students and veterans attending institutions of higher learning with the ever-increasing costs of higher education. For a more comprehensive list of requirements for each scholarship program, we recommend checking the American Legion Department of Ohio’s website.

    If you are an American Legion member, a descendant of one, or are simply a high school senior or veteran eligible for membership, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.

    About American Legion Department of Ohio

    The American Legion Department of Ohio 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 Seniors & College Students

    Minimum GPA

    3.5

    Other Category

    Veteran, Relative of Current or Former Military Member

    Application information

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

    Proof of enrollment

    Academic transcript

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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.

    Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

    For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact American Legion Department of Ohio at https://www.ohiolegion.com/contact-us/.

    Is this scholarship renewable?

    No, the Ohio American Legion Scholarships is not renewable.

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