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  • Albert M. Lappin Scholarship
    Deadline: February 15
    Amount: $1,000
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    Sponsor: American Legion, Department of Kansas

    Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors or college freshmen or sophomores who are average or better students. They must be the son or daughter of a veteran and enrolling or enrolled in a post-secondary school in Kansas. A parent must have been a member of the Kansas American Legion or American Legion Auxiliary for the previous three years. In addition, the children of deceased parents are eligible if the parent was a paid member at the time of death. Applicants must submit a 1040 income statement, documentation of parent's veteran status, three letters of recommendation with only one from a teacher, an essay on the topic of "Why I Want to Go to College" and a high school transcript. Applicants must maintain a C average in college and verify enrollment at the start of each semester.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1314 SW Topeka Boulevard
    Topeka, KS 66612

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  • American Legion Scholarship Award
    Deadline: March 15
    Amount: Varies
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    Sponsor: American Legion - Department of Illinois

    Eligibility: Applicants must be children or grandchildren of American Legion Illinois members and must be in their senior year of high school. Awards may be used to further education at an accredited college, university or technical school.

    How to apply: Application information is available by contacting the American Legion, Department of Illinois.

    2720 East Lincoln Street
    Bloomington, IL 61704

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  • AMVETS National Scholarships for Veterans
    Deadline: April 30
    Amount: $1,000-$12,000
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    Sponsor: AMVETS National Headquarters

    Eligibility: Applicants must be United States citizens and veterans who demonstrate financial need. They must have been honorably discharged or be on active duty and eligible for release. They must agree to allow AMVET to publicize their award if selected.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    4647 Forbes Boulevard
    Lanham, MD 20706-4380

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  • Charles W. and Annette Hill Scholarship
    Deadline: February 15
    Amount: $1,000
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    Sponsor: American Legion, Department of Kansas

    Eligibility: Applicants must be descendants of an American Legion member with a GPA of at least 3.0. Special consideration will be given to students studying science, engineering or business administration. Applicants must submit three letters of recommendation with only one from a teacher, an essay on "Why I Want to Go to College," a high school transcript, documentation of parent's veteran status and a 1040 income statement. Applicants must maintain a 3.0 GPA in college and verify enrollment at the start of each semester.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1314 SW Topeka Boulevard
    Topeka, KS 66612

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  • Daniel E. Lambert Memorial Scholarship
    Deadline: May 1
    Amount: $1,000
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    Sponsor: American Legion, Department of Maine

    Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited college or vocational technical school and be U.S. citizens. A parent or grandparent must be a veteran, verified by a copy of military discharge papers with the application. Applicants must have good character and believe in the American way of life.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    5 Verti Drive
    Winslow, ME 04901-0727

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  • Daughters of the Cincinnati Scholarship
    Deadline: February 15
    Amount: $16,000-$20,000 paid over 4 years
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    Sponsor: Daughters of the Cincinnati

    Eligibility: Applicants must be daughters of career officers in the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard or Marine Corps (active, retired or deceased). Daughters of reserve officers or enlisted personnel cannot apply. Applicants must also be high school seniors.

    How to apply: More details are available by contacting the organization. An essay, a secondary school report, a letter of recommendation and a Student Aid Report are required.

    National Headquarters
    20 West 44th Street #508
    New York, NY 10036

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  • Hugh A. Smith Scholarship Fund
    Deadline: February 15
    Amount: $500
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    Sponsor: American Legion, Department of Kansas

    Eligibility: Applicants must be average or better students who are high school seniors or college freshmen or sophomores enrolling or enrolled in a post-secondary school in Kansas. They must be the son or daughter of a veteran, and a parent must have been a member of the Kansas American Legion or American Legion Auxiliary for the past three years. The children of deceased parents are also eligible if the parent was a paid member at the time of death. Applicants must submit three letters of recommendation, including one from a teacher, an essay on "Why I Want to Go to College," high school transcript, a 1040 income statement and documentation of parent's veteran status.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1314 SW Topeka Boulevard
    Topeka, KS 66612

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  • Illinois AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary Memorial Scholarship
    Deadline: March 1
    Amount: Varies
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    Sponsor: Illinois AMVETS Service Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be Illinois high school seniors who have taken the SAT or ACT, and they must be the children or grandchildren of veterans who were honorably discharged after September 15, 1940 or who are currently serving in the military.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    AMVETS Department of Illinois
    2200 South Sixth Street
    Springfield, IL 62703

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  • Illinois AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary Worchid Scholarship
    Deadline: March 1
    Amount: Varies
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    Sponsor: Illinois AMVETS Service Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be Illinois high school seniors whose mother or father is now deceased but had served after September 15, 1940, and was Honorably Discharged. Death of the parent does not have to be from military action or as a result of a service-related disability. Applicants must also have taken the SAT or ACT.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    AMVETS Department of Illinois
    2200 South Sixth Street
    Springfield, IL 62703

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  • Illinois AMVETS Service Foundation Scholarship
    Deadline: March 1
    Amount: $1,000
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    Sponsor: Illinois AMVETS Service Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants musts be Illinois high school seniors who have taken the SAT or ACT. Preference is given to students who are the children or grandchildren of Illinois veterans.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    AMVETS Department of Illinois
    2200 South Sixth Street
    Springfield, IL 62703

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  • James V. Day Scholarship
    Deadline: May 1
    Amount: $500
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    Sponsor: American Legion, Department of Maine

    Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens, residents of Maine and graduating high school seniors. They must be enrolled in an accredited college or vocational technical school and provide evidence of financial need. Applicants must demonstrate good character and a belief in the American way of life.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    5 Verti Drive
    Winslow, ME 04901-0727

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  • Kathern F. Gruber Scholarship Program
    Deadline: April 16
    Amount: $2,000
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    Sponsor: Blinded Veterans Association (BVA)

    Eligibility: Applicants must be the spouses, children or grandchildren of a blind veteran and be accepted or enrolled at an accredited, higher learning institution.

    How to apply: Contact the BVA for application materials.

    125 N. West Street
    3rd Floor
    Alexandria, VA 22314

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  • La Fra Scholarship
    Deadline: April 15
    Amount: Varies
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    Sponsor: Ladies Auxiliary of the Fleet Reserve Association

    Eligibility: Students must have a father or grandfather who was in the Marine Corps, Coast Guard, Navy, Fleet Reserve, Coast Guard Reserve or Fleet Marine Corps Reserve.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    Gini Larson PNP, National Scholarship Chairman
    2187 Capeheart Street
    Ingleside, TX 78362-6222

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  • Leadership Essay Contest
    Deadline: September 30
    Amount: $5,000
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    Sponsor: United States Naval Institute (USNI)

    Eligibility: Applicants must be junior officers, O-4 and below from the U.S. Navy, Marine Corps or Coast Guard. Students must write an essay discussing leadership.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    291 Wood Road
    Annapolis, MD 21402

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  • Mary Ann K. Murtha Memorial Scholarship
    Deadline: March 1
    Amount: $1,000
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    Sponsor: American Legion Auxiliary, Department of New York

    Eligibility: Applicants must be children, grandchildren or great-grandchildren of Armed Forces veterans who served during World War I, World War II, the Korean Conflict, the Vietnam War, Grenada/Lebanon, Panama, the Persian Gulf and War on Terrorism. Students must be high school seniors, U.S. citizens and New York State residents.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    112 State Street
    Suite 1310
    Albany, NY 12207

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  • Military Family Support Trust Scholarships
    Deadline: February 1
    Amount: $2,000-$12,000
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    Sponsor: Military Family Support Trust

    Eligibility: Applicants must be children or grandchildren of current or former military members, federal employees of GS-7 or higher equivalent officer grade, foreign services officers (FSO-8 and below) and honorably discharged or retired foreign military officers of Allied Nations living in the U.S. The applicant must be a high school senior who has been recommended by his or her principal, have financial need and demonstrate leadership skills. The minimum GPA required is 3.0. The award is renewable for four years.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1010 American Eagle Boulevard
    Box 400
    Sun City Center, FL 33573

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  • Naval Enlisted Reserve Association Scholarships
    Deadline: June 18
    Amount: $2,500-$3,000
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    Sponsor: Naval Enlisted Reserve Association

    Eligibility: Applicants must be members of the Naval Enlisted Reserve Association in good standing or their spouses, children or grandchildren. Children and grandchildren of members must be single and under 23 years of age on the application deadline. Applicants must be graduating high school seniors or students who are already pursuing an undergraduate degree.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    6703 Farragut Avenue
    Falls Church, VA 22042-2189

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  • New York Legion Auxiliary Department Scholarship
    Deadline: March 1
    Amount: $1,000
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    Sponsor: American Legion Auxiliary, Department of New York

    Eligibility: Applicants must be children, grandchildren or great-grandchildren of veterans who served in the Armed Forces during World War I, World War II, the Korean Conflict, the Vietnam War, Grenada/Lebanon, Panama, the Persian Gulf or War on Terrorism. Students must be high school seniors or graduates and be New York State residents and U.S. citizens.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    112 State Street
    Suite 1310
    Albany, NY 12207

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  • New York Legion Auxiliary District Scholarships
    Deadline: March 1
    Amount: $1,000
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    Sponsor: American Legion Auxiliary, Department of New York

    Eligibility: Applicants must be children, grandchildren or great-grandchildren of Armed Forces veterans of World War I, World War II, the Korean Conflict, the Vietnam War, Grenada/Lebanon, Panama, the Persian Gulf or War on Terrorism. Students must be high school seniors and must be U.S. citizens and New York State residents.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    112 State Street
    Suite 1310
    Albany, NY 12207

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  • Non Commissioned Officers Association Scholarships
    Deadline: March 31
    Amount: $900
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    Sponsor: Non Commissioned Officers Association

    Eligibility: Students must be children or spouses of members of the Non-Commissioned Officers Association. Children must be under 25 to receive the scholarship.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    9330 Corporate Drive
    Suite 708
    Selma, TX 78154

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  • Raymond T. Wellington, Jr. Memorial Scholarship
    Deadline: March 1
    Amount: $1,000
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    Sponsor: American Legion Auxiliary, Department of New York

    Eligibility: Applicants must be children, grandchildren or great grand-children of Armed Forces veterans who served in World War II, the Korean Conflict, the Vietnam War, Grenada/Lebanon, Panama, the Persian Gulf or War on Terrorism. Students must be high school seniors or high school graduates and must be U.S. citizens and New York State residents.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    112 State Street
    Suite 1310
    Albany, NY 12207

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  • Rosedale Post 346 Scholarship
    Deadline: February 15
    Amount: $1,500
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    Sponsor: American Legion, Department of Kansas

    Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors or college freshmen or sophomores who are enrolling or enrolled in an approved post-secondary school. They also must be average or better students who are the children of veterans. The children of deceased parents are also eligible if the parent was a paid member at the time of death. Applicants must submit three letters of recommendation with at least one from a teacher, an essay on "Why I Want to Go to College," a 1040 income statement, documentation of parent's veteran status and a certified high school transcript.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1314 SW Topeka Boulevard
    Topeka, KS 66612

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  • Schneider-Emanuel American Legion Scholarship
    Deadline: March 1
    Amount: $1,000
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    Sponsor: American Legion, Department of Wisconsin

    Eligibility: Applicants must have graduated from an accredited Wisconsin high school and plan to earn an undergraduate degree at a U.S. college or university. Applicants must also have participated in one or more American Legion-sponsored activities listed in the eligibility requirements.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    2930 American Legion Drive
    P.O. Box 388
    Portage, WI 53901-0388

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  • Scholarships for Military Children
    Deadline: February
    Amount: $2,000
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    Sponsor: Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA)

    Eligibility: Applicants must be unmarried dependents under the age of 21 (23 if full-time students) of active duty, reserve, retired or deceased members of the military. They must be enrolled in the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System database. Applicants must be enrolled or plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate degree-seeking program and have a minimum GPA of 3.0. Community or junior college students must be in a program that will allow transfer directly into a four-year program. Applicants also must not be accepted to a U.S. Military Academy or be the recipients of full scholarships at any accredited institution.

    How to apply: Applications are available online or from military commissaries.

    1300 E Avenue
    Fort Lee, VA 23801–1800

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  • Ted and Nora Anderson Scholarships
    Deadline: February 15
    Amount: $500
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    Sponsor: American Legion, Department of Kansas

    Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors or college freshmen or sophomores who are average or better students. They must be enrolling or enrolled in a post-secondary school in Kansas and the son or daughter of a veteran. At least one parent must have been a member of the Kansas American Legion or American Legion Auxiliary for the past three years. The children of deceased parents are also eligible as long as the parent was a paid member at the time of death. Applicants must submit three letters of recommendation with only one from a teacher, a 1040 income statement, documentation of parent's veteran status, an essay on "Why I Want to Go to College" and a high school transcript.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1314 SW Topeka Boulevard
    Topeka, KS 66612

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  • Veterans Caucus Scholarship
    Deadline: May 1
    Amount: Varies
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    Sponsor: Veterans Caucus of the American Academy of Physician Assistants

    Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. military veterans. They must be enrolled in an accredited physician assistant (PA) training program. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and personal statement are required.

    P.O. Box 362
    Danville, PA 17821-0362

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  • Veterans Tuition Awards
    Deadline: June 30
    Amount: Up to full tuition
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    Sponsor: New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC)

    Eligibility: Applicants must be veterans from New York State who have been honorably discharged and served in Indochina between December 22, 1961 and May 7, 1975, the Persian Gulf on or after August 2, 1990 or Afghanistan on or after September 11, 2001. Applicants must also have applied for the Tuition Assistant Program if studying full-time and the Federal Pell Grant whether studying full-time or part-time, unless enrolled in a vocational training program.

    How to apply: Applications are available from your institution's financial aid office or by phone from HESC.

    99 Washington Avenue
    Albany, NY 12255

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  • Women's Overseas Service League Scholarships for Women
    Deadline: March 1
    Amount: $500-$1,000
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    Sponsor: Women's Overseas Service League

    Eligibility: Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to advancement in their careers and must have completed at least 12 semester or 18 quarter hours of study at an institution of higher learning and be working toward a degree. Students must agree to enroll for at least six semester or nine quarter hours each academic period. A GPA of 2.5 or higher is required.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, statement of financial need, resume, three letters of reference, essay and transcript are required.

    Scholarship Committee
    P.O. Box 124
    Cedar Knoll, NJ 07927-0124

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