Students are given the opportunity to receive recognition and scholarships by taking an on-line test comprised of 50 multiple choice, true and false questions followed by an essay question of 300 words or less. The program is endorsed by the State Superintendent of Public Instruction and is open to any Wisconsin student in the 10th, 11th or 12th grade. Scholarships are:
* 10th Grade - 16- $250 Scholarships awarded
* 11th Grade- 16- $300 Scholarships awarded
* 12th Grade- 13- $750 Scholarships awarded
2021 Scholarship Winners:
First District: Senior: Logan Muffick – Waterford Union High School
Junior: Logan Piktel - Westosha Central High School
Sophomore: Anant Jhaveri – Brookfield East High School
Second District: Senior: Kelly Ball – Port Washington High School
Junior: Tristan Moctezuma – Sheboygan Area Lutheran High School Sophomore: Will Haney – Cedarburg High School
Third District: Senior: Tyler LeHam – Verona High School
Junior: Wesley Christianson – Deerfield High School
Sophomore: Abby Grosvold – Deerfield High School
Fourth/Fifth District: Senior: Suha Malik – Franklin High School
Junior: Lexie Smith – Whitnall High School
Sophomore: Summer Wantuch – Greenfield High School
Sixth District: Senior: Isaac Schumacher – Oshkosh West High School
Junior: Jarrett Schiedemeyer – Oshkosh West High School Sophomore: Garrett Clark – Green Lake High School
Seventh District: Senior: Hunter Neumann – Tomah High School
Junior: Ashley Dale – Onalaska High School
Sophomore: Gandharv Eadara – La Crosse Central High School
Eighth District: Senior: Daniel Spoelstra – Amherst High School
Junior: Kelsie Kreklau – Northland Lutheran High School Sophomore: Elizabeth Enoch – Iola Scandinavia High School
Ninth District: Senior: Alexander Scheibe – Freedom High School
Junior: Cameron Cullen – Kewaunee High School Sophomore: Grant Bauman – Peshtigo High School
Tenth District: Senior: Trae Kreibich – Somerset High School
Junior: Henry Pike – Cameron High School
Sophomore: Rebekah Oehler – Menomonie High School
Eleventh District: Senior: Jenna Seidl – Lakeland Union High School Junior: Alexis Kasper – Northland Pines High School Sophomore: Celine Petroski – Chequamegon High School
Twelfth District: Senior: Oscar Lahti – Frederic High School Junior: no winner Sophomore: Kelvin Sun – Ladysmith High School
(Due March 1) Three deserving graduates of any accredited Wisconsin high school will be awarded the sum of $1000 to be applied to the cost of continuing education at any degree granting college or university within the United States of America.
Olivia M. Voight
N7619 Radio Rd.
Ripon, Wisconsin 54971
Kyra M. Saylor
201 West 11th St.
Necedah, Wisconsin 54645
Zachary J. Hahn
N5021 Grandview Road
Fond du Lac, Wisconsin 54937
Thomas R. Friday
N4866 County Road E
Pine River, Wisconsin 54965
Jenna D. Klos
1899 Blackfoot Avenue
Grafton, Wisconsin 53024
Abby M. Kraus
N734 County Road KW
Cedar Grove, Wisconsin 53013
The American Legion wants to ensure higher education is a possibility for children whose parents lost their lives while serving our country. Beginning with the 2017 award year, The American Legion expanded the scholarship to include children of VA-rated, post-9/11 veterans with a combined disability rating of 50 percent or higher. The American Legion and the Legion Riders offer support through the Legacy Scholarship Fund.
Any team manager or head coach of an American Legion (post-affiliated) team may nominate a graduating senior who plays on a Wisconsin American Legion team. Deadline: July 15 of each year.
(Due March 1) The winner is eligible to receive a $10,000 scholarship to be awarded over a four-year period.
Deadline Prior to the 1st day of the 2020 session
Samsung, a worldwide leader in electronics, endowed a scholarship fund of five million dollars to be administered by The American Legion. The endowment was made to show appreciation to U.S. veterans who came to the aid of Korea during its struggle against communist forces during the Korean War.