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Americanism & Government Contest

The Americanism & Government Contest is a Scholarship sponsored by American Legion - Indiana.

Award Information:

Amount of Scholarship: Maximum: $500
Application Deadline: early to mid-October
Requirements: Applicant must attend an Indiana high school, submit an essay (300 words or less), and complete a 50 question test.
Eligibility: Other

Sponsorship provided by:

American Legion - Indiana
Americanism Office, 777 North Meridian Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Email Address:
Phone Number: 317 630 1264
Fax Number: 317 237 9891

You can find out more by contacting:

Americanism Program Coordinator

A good place to start is to carefully examine the latest information on the scholarship. A maximized likelihood of obtaining money is a result of first understanding the qualifications and knowing if you fulfill them. Prior to starting, identify the reason for involvement of the American Legion - Indiana and what they hope to achieve with the Americanism & Government Contest. If you are qualified, make sure you have a reasonable chance to receive the scholarship. Once you believe that you have a decent shot of actually being awarded the Americanism & Government Contest, then it is worth it to use your time.

An important aspect of working toward obtaining the scholarship is filling out the application correctly. Some forms are time consuming and laborious, but take the time to make sure that you fill out the application correctly. Use caution to insure that you will not lose out as the result of something that could have been avoided.

Once the application is sent off, it's important to know when the Americanism & Government Contest actually dispenses the money so you'll be aware of whether or not it is possible to rely on the scholarship to provide additional support for any bills associated with your education and its personal usefulness, as there may be restrictions on what expenses are covered by the Americanism & Government Contest. Recently it has become more burdensome to find ways to cover the increasing costs of education, and being awarded the Americanism & Government Contest to assist with your expenses can provide significant support. Even if you don't obtain the Americanism & Government Contest, try not to be upset, you can find different scholarships and your persistence may be rewarded.

Last Updated: 12/18/2015


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