Children of Warriors National Presidents' Scholarship

Children of Warriors National Presidents' Scholarship
Children of Warriors National Presidents' Scholarship is awarded every year to high school students who have high academics and are leaders in their communities. It is open to students who plan to attend a four-year U.S. college or university.

The scholarship may be used for college tuition, room and board, books, fees and other college expenses. Applicants must be descendants of Veterans who served in the Armed Forces. This can include WWI, WWII, Korean War, Vietnam War, Lebanon and Grenada, Panama, and Desert Storm, Gulf War or the War on Terrorism.

The scholarship is sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary to support the children of Veterans and to honor the sacrifices of warriors who fought for our freedom. Each year, 15 students are awarded with scholarships to help them pursue higher education.

In addition to academics, qualifying students must demonstrate that they committed 50 hours of community service during their high school years. Students applying for the scholarship must be in their senior year of high school.

The deadline for this scholarship is usually in MARCH of each year, and the award amount is usually $2,500 - $3,500.

For more details, visit www.legion-aux.org/Scholarships/Children-of-Warriors-National-Presidents--Scholarship/



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