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American Legion - Virginia Oratorical Contest Scholarship

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

Award Information:

Amount of Contest: Minimum: $600, Average: $767, Maximum: $1100
Application Deadline: 1-Dec
Requirements: Applicant must be a winner of the Virginia Department oratorical contest and attend high school in Virginia.
Eligibility: College freshman

Sponsorship provided by:

American Legion - Virginia
1708 Commonweath Avenue
Richmond, VA 23230
Email Address:
Phone Number: 804 353 6606
Fax Number: 804 358 1940

You can find out more by contacting:

Jerry Mittelbach
Department Oratorical Chairman
7811 Huntsman Boulevard
Springfield, VA 22153
Phone Number: 703 866 5853

A good place to start is to investigate available information on the contest. The best shot of obtaining money will follow from finding out the requirements from the start and making sure you meet them. Prior to starting, be aware of the potential motivations of the American Legion - Virginia and their reason for offering the Oratorical Contest Scholarship. If you meet the requirements, you should determine if you have a reasonable chance of being awarded the contest. If you think that there is a good chance of actually being one of the winners of the Oratorical Contest Scholarship, then you should use your time.

An important detail in the process of trying for the contest is properly completing the forms. Applications can sometimes be drawn-out and laborious, but you shouldn't underestimate how important it is that your work was done correctly and without omission. It would be awful to be denied because of some minor point.

After the required forms have been mailed, it's important to know when the Oratorical Contest Scholarship actually dispenses any funds so that you can know if you can rely on the contest to assist with any bills associated with your education and what assistance it will provide, stipulations may exist on what bills you can pay with the Oratorical Contest Scholarship. Increasingly, it is tough to be able to manage the increasing costs of education, and being awarded the Oratorical Contest Scholarship as a supplement to your own resources can provide significant support. If you are not fortunate to receive the Oratorical Contest Scholarship, keep at it, search for additional contests that you can hopefully get.

Last Updated: 12/18/2015


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