Americanism and Government Scholarship Program
What is it?
The Americanism and Government Scholarship Program fosters interest in all levels of government, citizenship and provides students the opportunity to receive recognition and scholarships. A fifty (50) question test is administered to test a student’s knowledge of U.S. Government, Wisconsin Government, County Government, the U.S. Constitution and U.S. Flag Etiquette. To complete the test, students must answer an essay question.
When is it?
Test may be taken anytime between April 1, 2019-April 12, 2019
Who is eligible?
Any student in the 10th, 11th, or 12th grade, who is enrolled in any public, private, parochial or home-school, in the State of Wisconsin may participate.
What are the scholarship opportunities?
Annually, 33 winners are selected by the Americanism Committee of The American Legion, Department of Wisconsin. The following scholarships are awarded:
11 students in Grade 10 receive $250 scholarships
11 students in Grade 11 receive $300 scholarships
11 students in Grade 12 receive $750 scholarships
Test Access: Thank you to all that participated, the 2018 test is closed - 2019 test is open April 1-12, 2019.
Access the test in just 4-easy steps!
- Please read the instructions thoroughly before beginning the test. Test is ONLY accessible from April 1-April 12, 2019. You will have 1 hour to complete the test. You cannot restart or pause. The answers you choose will be final and you are not able to go back and make changes. Failure to answer the essay question will disqualify you from being eligible for a scholarship. During the test; if you sign out, close the browser or hit the back button, the test will terminate. This is not an open book test and you are not allowed to use outside resources to answer the questions.
- Complete registration section.
- Log in using the email and password you just created.
- CLICK HERE to begin test
Contact Sheri Hicks at Legion Headquarters at 608-745-1090 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.