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American Legion - California Oratorical Contest Scholarship

The American Legion - California Oratorical Contest Scholarship is a Contest sponsored by American Legion - California.

Award Information:

Amount of Contest: Minimum: $200, Maximum: $1000
Requirements: Scholarship is for the winners of the state oratorical contest; applicants are selected by schools and participate in district contests, followed by area and departmental finals. Applicant should see his or her local high school counselor for further information.
Eligibility: College freshman

Sponsorship provided by:

American Legion - California
Department Adjutant, 117 Veterans War Memorial Building
San Francisco, CA 94102

You can find out more by contacting:

Department Adjutant

It will help if you investigate any material provided for the contest. A maximized likelihood of achieving your goal is a result of initially researching the prerequisites and knowing if you fulfill them. Prior to starting, identify the reason for involvement of the American Legion - California and what they hope to achieve with the Oratorical Contest Scholarship. After making sure you satisfy the prerequisites, you should determine if you have the possibility of being awarded the contest. Once you believe that you have the possibility that you can be one of the winners of the Oratorical Contest Scholarship, then it is worth it to put forth the effort to apply.

One critical part of applying for the contest is properly completing the forms. Some forms are drawn-out and boring, but you shouldn't underestimate how important it is that you fill out the application precisely and thoroughly. Use caution to insure that you will not lose out because of some minor point.

After the required forms have been mailed, figure out the timeframe regarding when the Oratorical Contest Scholarship confers the award and makes payment of the money in order to stay informed about if you can rely on the contest to help meet any bills associated with your education and what assistance it will provide, since there might be constraints on what expenses are covered by the Oratorical Contest Scholarship. Recently it has become more burdensome to be able to cover the expenses associated with school, and having the additional resources of the Oratorical Contest Scholarship to assist with your expenses is often invaluable. Even if you don't obtain the Oratorical Contest Scholarship, continue looking, there will be alternative contests that you can hopefully get.

Last Updated: 12/18/2015


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