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Scholarship Value: $1,000
Awards Available: 23

A) Department President’s – three (3) $1000 (either applicant or mother of applicant must be an Auxiliary member)

B) Della Van Deuren – two (2) $1000 (either applicant or mother of applicant must be an Auxiliary member)

C) H.S. & Angeline Lewis – five (5) $1000

D) H.S. & Angeline Lewis - one (1) $1000 - applicant must be a college graduate

E) Merit & Memorial – seven (7) - $1000

F) Child Welfare - one (1) $1000 - applicant must be a college graduate - in field of special education (if there is no applicant in a Special Education Program, the scholarship will be awarded to an applicant in an education field)

G) Past Presidents Parley – up to two (2) $1000 registered nurse scholarships (Applicant must be in nursing school or have positive acceptance to an accredited school of nursing.)

H) Past Presidents Parley – up to two (2) $1000 health career scholarship (Course of study need not be a 4-year program; Hospital, University or technical school program is acceptable.)

Scholarship Eligibility:

1). Students may apply for scholarships regardless of the period of time that the veteran served without regard to specific eligibility dates of The American Legion.

a) Applicant must be a child, grandchild, great-grandchild, step-child, step grandchild, step great-grandchild, wife or widow of a veteran.

b) An applicant who is a member of the Wisconsin American Legion Auxiliary, Wisconsin American Legion or Wisconsin Sons of The American Legion does not need to reside in Wisconsin.

2) Applicants must:

a) Be in need of financial help to continue their education.

b) Have at least a 3.5 GPA on a 4.0 grade base.

c) Be a resident of Wisconsin, except as noted in 1 (b).

3) School selected need not be in Wisconsin, but must be an accredited school.

4) Judges reserve the right to determine the type of scholarship awarded. Judge’s decision is final.

5) Applicant may receive only one Department scholarship.

6) Scholarships are awarded on a one time only basis (lifetime) and are non-renewable.


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Be Bold Scholarship - $25,102
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No Essay You Deserve it Scholarship - $2,222
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Nitro Scholarship - $2,000
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Jameela Jamil x I Weigh Scholarship - $5,000
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