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General Information

Name American Legion Eagle Scout of the Year
Number of Awards 4
Award Value $2,500 - $10,000
Award Type Merit-Based Scholarship
Accept Applications Until March 1
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Contact Information

Contact The American Legion
P.O. Box 1055
Indianapolis, Indiana 46206

Scholarship Description

The American Legion awards a $10,000 scholarship to its Eagle Scout of the Year and three second-place scholarships of $2,500 each; awards may also be given at the department (state) level. Applicant must have received the Eagle Scout Award and the religious emblem awarded by his religious institution and must have demonstrated practical citizenship in church, school, Scouting, and the community. Applicant must be the son or grandson of an American Legion or American Legion Auxiliary member, or he must be a member of a Scouting unit chartered to a Legion post, an Auxiliary unit, or a Sons of the American Legion squadron.