Scholarships

Samsung American Legion Scholarship

2018 Samsung American Legion Scholarship Awardees.

Worldwide electronics leader Samsung endowed a scholarship fund of $5 million to be administered by The American Legion in 1996. 


Meant to show appreciation for U.S. veterans who came to Korea's aid during its struggle against communist forces in the Korean War.

The American Legion Baseball Scholarship

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The American Legion awards scholarships to deserving players.  Each Department Baseball Committee may select a player from their Department to receive this scholarship. 


The American Legion awards scholarships annually.

Junior Shooting Sports Scholarship

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Annual American Legion 

3-Position Junior Air Rifle Championship


Two Categories: 


Precision: Winner will receive $5,000 in college scholarships


Sporter: Winner will receive $5,000 in college scholarships

National High School Oratorical Contest Scholarship

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Scholarships are awarded to the three finalists. 


First place receives $18,000, second gets $16,000 and third takes $14,000.


Scholarships may be used to attend any college or university in the United States.

Eagle Scout of the Year Scholarship

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The American Legion Eagle Scout of the Year will receive a $10,000 scholarship. 


Three runner-up scholarship awards will be granted in the amount of $2,500 each. 

The American Legion Legacy Scholarship

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The application process for 2019 will begin November 15, 2018. Check back here for a link to the application.


The American Legion Legacy Scholarship is a needs-based scholarship designed to fulfill a financial gap remaining after all federal and state educational grants/scholarships available to an eligible applicant have been utilized.