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Scholarships and Awards

Scholarships and Awards

Schneider-Emanuel American Legion Scholarship (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.

American Legion Legacy Scholarship Fund
Many children of active-duty, National Guard or Reserve members are now members of single-parent families, an unfortunate consequences of Operation Iraqi Freedom and America's war on terror.  In many cases, this also means their chances to attend college are greatly diminished.  Children of military personnel killed on active duty are entitled to receive money toward a college education.
American Legion Baseball Scholarship
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.
Americanism and Government Scholarship Test Programs
This program provides students with the opportunity to receive recognition and scholarship awards by testing their knowledge of current events, Wisconsin and United State Government and History, and display of the United States Flag.
Eagle Scout of the Year (Due March 1)
The winner is eligible to receive a $10,000 scholarship to be awarded over a four-year period.
The Eight and Forty Lung and Respiratory Nursing Scholarship Fund
Assist registered nurses with advanced preparation for positions in supervision, administration, or teaching.
Keith Kreul Scholarship- Deadline is October 1st each year
In 1992, past National Commander Kreul made a donation of $10,000 from his National Commander Campaign Fund.  An annual $500 scholarship was immediately set up by a committee from Badger Boys State, Inc. The American Legion.
Oratorical Scholarship
Participants in the Oratorical Scholarship Program develop a deeper knowledge and appreciation of the Constitution of the United States and have a chance to win up to a $5000 scholarship.
Samsung Scholarship-Deadline Prior to the 1st day of the 2019 sessioin- Click Here for a brochure on the Scholarship
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. Frequently asked Questions

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