The American Legion Eagle Scout of the Year Scholarships in USA, 2013

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The American Legion funded the American Legion Eagle Scout of the Year Scholarships in USA. The students must be a registered, active member of a Boy Scout Troop, Varsity Scout Team, or Venturing Crew. The American Legion Eagle Scout of the Year will receive a $10,000 scholarship. Send complete application by post. Three runner-up scholarship awards will be granted in the amount of $2,500 each. The scholarship recipients will be eligible to receive their scholarship immediately upon graduation from high school and must utilize the total award within four (4) years of their graduation date.. The American Legion Insurance Committee provides for a national scholarship to be awarded to the Eagle Scout who is selected “The American Legion Eagle Scout of the Year. The scholarship recipients will be eligible to receive their scholarship immediately upon graduation from high school (public, parochial, military, private, or home school) and must utilize the total award within four (4) years of their graduation date, excluding active military duty or religious mission. The scholarship may be used to attend a school selected by the student provided it is state accredited, above the high school level, and within the continental limits of the United States, except in the case where the student may be from a possession of the United States, in which case they can select a school in that possession or in the continental United States. Disbursement from the scholarship fund will be made jointly to the student and the school at the beginning of each semester or quarter. Only one request will be honored per semester or quarter..  The scholarship recipients will be eligible to receive their scholarship immediately upon graduation from high school.
The research areas of this scholarship are: The scholarship is provided to learn any of the course offered by the university.
Who can apply to this scholarship?
· Be a registered, active member of a Boy Scout Troop, Varsity Scout Team, or Venturing Crew chartered to an American Legion post, American Legion Auxiliary unit or Sons of The American Legion squadron. OR
· Be a registered, active member of a chartered Boy Scout Troop, Varsity Scout Team, or Venturing Crew, and the son or grandson of a Legionnaire or Auxiliary member. AND
· Received the Eagle Scout Award.
· Be an active member of his religious institution and must have received the appropriate Boy Scout religious emblem.
· Have demonstrated practical citizenship in church, school, Scouting, and community.
· Have reached his 15th birthday and be enrolled in high school at the time of selection
Benefits of the scholarship: The American Legion Eagle Scout of the Year will receive a $10,000 scholarship. Three runner-up scholarship awards will be granted in the amount of $2,500 each.
More information about the fellowship:
Duration: Not Known
Number of scholarships: Not provided

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