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American Legion Auxiliary Education Awards

Supporting America's youth through education scholarships is a tangible investment in the country's future. Auxiliary members generously contribute to supporting a variety of scholarship opportunities for relatives of honorably discharged veterans and deserving youth. Assisting today's youth is a smart investment in America's future leaders.

Department President's Scholarship

The American Legion Auxiliary Department of Ohio awards one scholarship of $1,500 and one scholarship of $1,000 annually for students preparing to enter his or her freshman year of college. The applicant must be a veteran or a direct descendant of an honorably discharged veteran.
Deadline Due to the Department Education Chairman by March 15, 2022

2021 - 2022 Department President's Scholarship

Continuing Education Grant

The Department of Ohio has established a fund to help meet the needs of upperclassmen. Grants for $250 will be given until all allocated funds are disbursed and are distributed to qualified applicants.
Deadline Due to Department Education Chairman by December 1, 2021.

2021-2022 Continuing Education Application

Past President's Parley Nurse's Scholarship

The American Legion Auxiliary Department of Ohio, Past President's Parley has created a program to assist students pursuing a degree in the nursing field. The applicant must be a veteran or a direct descendant of an honorably discharged veteran.
Deadline Due to the Unit by May 1, 2022

2021 - 2022 Past Presidents Parley Nurses Scholarship

Spirit of Youth

One Junior member in each division will receive a scholarship valued at $5,000. The applicant must have held Junior membership in the American Legion Auxiliary for the immediate past three years, currently hold a membership card, and continue to maintain her membership throughout the scholarship period.

Deadline Due to the Unit by March 1, 2022

2021 - 2022 Spirit of Youth Scholarship for Junior Members

The Samsung American Legion Scholarship

Participants in the Girls and Boys State Programs and who are direct descendants of a U.S. wartime veteran may apply for scholarships courtesy of Samsung.
Deadline Due at Buckeye Girls State or Buckeye Boys State

Not available at this time

Non-Traditional Student Scholarship

There will be five scholarships, each in the amount of $2000, awarded in the 2021-2022 administrative year. One $2000 scholarship will be awarded in each division of the American Legion Auxiliary. Applicant must be a member of The American Legion, Auxiliary, or Sons of The American Legion and shall have paid dues for the two preceding years and for the calendar year in which application is made.

Deadline Due to the Unit by March 1, 2022

2021 - 2022 - Non-Traditional Student Scholarship

National President's Scholarship

The National President's scholarships are awarded to children of veterans who served in the Armed Forces during the eligibility dates for The American Legion. Three $5,000 scholarship money will be awarded in each division. Fifteen outstanding students will be awarded a total of $75,000 to further their higher education. The applicant must complete 50 hours of community service during his/her high school years to be eligible for one of these scholarships.

Deadline Online Application due by March 1, 2022

2021 - 2022 - Children of Warriors - National Presidents' Scholarship

Women Veteran's Scholarship

The American Legion Auxiliary, Department of Ohio recognizes the importance of education and the role it plays in personal, professional and economic fulfillment. The Women Veterans Scholarship Program provides grants to women who serve, past and present, to help them attain their educational goals. The Women Veterans Scholarship Program offers financial support to further their higher education.

Deadline Due to the Department Education Chairman by May 1, 2022

2021 - 2022 Women Veteran's Scholarship

Junior Member Loyalty Scholarship

Two Junior members in each division will receive a scholarship in the amount of $2,500. The applicant must have held Junior membership in the American Legion Auxiliary for the immediate past three years (2018, 2019, 2020), currently hold a membership card (2021), and continue to maintain her membership throughout the scholarship period.
Deadline Due to the Unit by March 1, 2022

2021 - 2022 Junior Member Loyalty Scholarship


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