Candidates shall be daughters, granddaughters, great-granddaughters, sons, grandsons, great grandsons, of honorably discharged or deceased men or women veterans of World War I, April 6, 1917 – November 11, 1918; World War II, December 7, 1941 - December 31, 1946; Korean Conflict, June 25, 1950 - January 31, 1955; Vietnam Hostilities, February 28, 1961 - May 7, 1975; Grenada and Lebanon Hostilities, August 24, 1982 - July 31, 1984; Panama Hostilities, December 2, 1989 - January 31, 1990; Persian Gulf, August 2, 1990 to Date to be set by Congress.
SCHOLARSHIPS SHALL BE IN THE AMOUNT OF $500.00 AND FOR ONE YEAR ONLY.
The scholarship award shall be forfeited immediately upon advice from the Dean or other authorized officials of said institution, for failure to continue with classes because of misconduct, scholastic deficiency or other disqualifying cause. Should a recipient drop out during the year, he/she must repay the American Legion Auxiliary the unused portion of the scholarship.
DESCRIPTION OF GRANT
The $500.00 grant is to apply toward the expense of tuition, room and board fees, books and supplies necessary for pursuit of study at any school, college, or other education institution in the State of Michigan.
APPLICANTS SHOULD BE IN THE TOP QUARTER OF THEIR CLASS.
Scholarships restricted to students going into, or completing their senior year of high school and entering their first year of college who qualify and are in need of assistance. Therefore, complete information must be given as to the applicant's family financial status. This information will be kept confidential.
Applicants must be a resident of the State of Michigan at the time of application and for one year preceding the date of filing application. Scholarship must be used in a school in Michigan.
Please complete all questions on the application. If not applicable, please indicate so with N/A