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National President Scholarship

The National President Scholarship is a Scholarship sponsored by American Legion Auxiliary, Department of Michigan.

Award Information:

Amount of Scholarship: Minimum: $1000, Maximum: $2500
Application Deadline: 10-Mar
Requirements: Applicant must be a resident of Michigan, the son or daughter of a veteran, a high school senior, have spent at least 50 hours doing community service, and submit four letters of recommendation, verification of military service of parent, official transcripts, ACT or SAT I scores, and a 1,000-word essay.
Eligibility: College freshman

Sponsorship provided by:

American Legion Auxiliary, Department of Michigan
American Legion Auxiliary, 212 North Verlinden Avenue
Lansing, MI 48915
Email Address:
Phone Number: 517 371 4720
Fax Number: 517 371 2401

You can find out more by contacting:

Cheryle Thompson
Scholarship Coordinator

Email Address:

A good place to start is to carefully examine the background of the scholarship. A maximized likelihood of obtaining money will follow from first understanding the qualifications and then determining if you qualify. At the outset seek to understand the driving force for the American Legion Auxiliary, Department of Michigan and what they hope to achieve with the National President Scholarship. If you are qualified, verify that there is a reasonable chance of being awarded the scholarship. Once you believe that there is a good chance of actually being a recipient of the National President Scholarship, then it is useful to use your time.

An important aspect of working toward obtaining the scholarship is properly completing the forms. Occasionally the process can be lengthy and boring, but it is absolutely critical that you fill out the application correctly and without omission. You don't want to be bumped because of some minor point.

After the required forms have been mailed, it's important to know when the National President Scholarship chooses a winner and makes payment of any funds so that you can know if it is possible to rely on the scholarship to help meet your financial needs and its personal usefulness, you might have to follow certain conditions on what bills you can pay with the National President Scholarship. Increasingly, it is tough to be able to handle the increasing costs of education, and making use of the National President Scholarship to defray some of the costs can make things much easier. Even if you don't obtain the National President Scholarship, don't give up, there are other scholarships and you may find success elsewhere.

Last Updated: 12/18/2015


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