The Robert J. Trace Scholarship Fund is available to every student 15 to 18 years of age residing within the state of Pennsylvania and meeting the following criteria:
A) A child or grandchild of a Pennsylvania Legionnaire in good standing;
B) A child or grandchild of a deceased Pennsylvania Legionnaire;
C) A child of a Pennsylvania soldier that was killed as a result of the war on terrorism including the Pentagon, Iraq and Afghanistan.
To be eligible a student must compose a 300 to 500 word essay on the topic "Patriotism and Citizenship – What America Means to Me", and complete an application containing the information of the person through which the eligibility for this scholarship is made. Applications have been sent to each American Legion Post and you can also download the application on our website. The essays will be judged by the members of the Department Finance Committee.
Essays and application must be sent to the Pennsylvania American Legion. One winner will be selected and will receive a $500 scholarship.
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