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James V. Day Scholarship

The James V. Day Scholarship is a Scholarship sponsored by American Legion - Maine.

Award Information:

Application Deadline: 1-May
Requirements: Applicant must be entering the first year of higher of post-high school education or training, show evidence of being in or attending an accredited college or vocational/ technical school. Applicant must be a citizen of the United States and a resident of the state of Maine. Applicant must exhibit financial need and present two letters of recommendation. Applicant must demonstrate a belief in the American way of life.
Eligibility: College freshman, College sophomore, College junior, College senior

Sponsorship provided by:

American Legion - Maine
American Legion State Headquarters, P.O. Box 900
Waterville, ME 04901
Email Address:
Phone Number: 207 873 3229
Fax Number: 207 872 0501

You can find out more by contacting:

President of the Maine Past Commanders Club

It will help if you investigate the background of the scholarship. Your best chance of obtaining money comes from first understanding the qualifications and making sure you meet them. A good first step is to be aware of the driving force for the American Legion - Maine and their reason for offering the James V. Day Scholarship. If you meet the requirements, figure out if you have the possibility to obtain the scholarship. Upon determining that you have a decent shot of actually being a recipient of the James V. Day Scholarship, then it is worth it to put forth the effort to apply.

A crucial part of working toward obtaining the scholarship is properly completing the forms. Applications can sometimes be long and boring, but it is absolutely critical that you fill out the application correctly and thoroughly. You don't want to be denied because of some minor point.

Once the application is sent off, you should note when the James V. Day Scholarship chooses a winner and distributes the resources so that you can know if you will be able to count on the scholarship to assist with your financial needs and how it will assist with your future, since there might be constraints on what expenses are covered by the James V. Day Scholarship. It can be difficult to handle the increasing costs of education, and making use of the James V. Day Scholarship to defray some of the costs can be a huge help. Even if you don't obtain the James V. Day Scholarship, keep at it, you might find new scholarships for which you can apply.

Last Updated: 12/18/2015


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