Award Amount: $1000
In honor of the bravery exhibited by members of the U.S. Armed Forces, the American Legion Sierra Post 785 Scholarship Fund awards up to $1,000 to young Americans who are the dependent children, grandchildren, great-grand children or niece/nephew of an active duty service member who honorably served or is currently serving in the United States Armed Forces. Eligible applicants must be high school seniors or high school graduates who are currently enrolled or accepted for enrollment in any accredited U.S. institution of higher learning.
- Candidates for this award shall be daughters, sons, grandsons, granddaughters, great-granddaughters, great-grandsons, or niece/nephew of veterans who served or are currently serving honorably in the United States Armed Forces.
- Applicants must be in their senior year of high school or graduated high school and currently attending college.
- This is a scholarship to attend an accredited institution of higher education.
- Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher
- Applicant must complete 20 hours of volunteer service within the community during his/her high school/college years. Hours must be verified in writing by the recipient organization(s).
- Applicants must submit the completed application in person or email to the American Legion Sierra Post 785 ON OR BEFORE MARCH 15, 2020.
- Once applications are submitted to American Legion Sierra Post 785 for final review, contact will be made with the applicant for their interview portion of the scholarship.
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