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Spirit of Youth Scholarship for Junior Members

Offered by American Legion Auxiliary National Headquarters

Reviewed by Brian GeigerLast updated Dec 6, 2023
5 awards worth

$5,000

Grade level

High School Senior

Application deadline:

March 1, 2024

Scholarship Overview

The Spirit of Youth Scholarship for Junior Members is an incredible opportunity for high school seniors who are or were Junior members of the American Legion Auxiliary (ALA). To be eligible, candidates must have been a member of the ALA for the past three years and continue their membership during the scholarship period. Along with submitting two letters of recommendation, applicants must have a 3.0 GPA and meet entrance requirements at their chosen institution. This scholarship is for attending an accredited institution of higher education, so don’t miss out on this chance to help fund your education!

About American Legion Auxiliary National Headquarters

The American Legion Auxiliary has been serving, educating, and giving to America's military for over a century. They do this out of a dedication to patriotism and veterans' advocacy. The American Legion Auxiliary answers the call of "Service Not Self." The organization consists of the male and female spouses, grandmothers, mothers, sisters, and direct and adopted female descendants of members of The American Legion. Some members are veterans themselves.

Eligibility information

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

Grade Level

High School Senior

Minimum GPA

3.0

Other Category

Low Income

Application information

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

Essay

Academic transcript

Letter of Recommendation

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