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Outstanding Citizen of Girls State

The Outstanding Citizen of Girls State is a Scholarship sponsored by American Legion - Iowa.

Award Information:

Amount of Scholarship: Average: $2500
Requirements: Applicant must demonstrate outstanding leadership while attending Iowa American Legion Auxiliary Girls State. Applicant must attend a college or university in Iowa. Selection is based upon the recommendation of Girls State Counselors.
Eligibility: College freshman

Sponsorship provided by:

American Legion - Iowa
Department Headquarters, 720 Lyon Street
Des Moines, IA

You can find out more by contacting:

Girls State

You should always investigate any material provided for the scholarship. A maximized likelihood of success is a result of finding out the requirements from the start and knowing if you fulfill them. At the outset try to recognize the potential motivations of the American Legion - Iowa and their reason for offering the Outstanding Citizen of Girls State. After making sure you satisfy the prerequisites, verify that there is a decent shot of being awarded the scholarship. If you think that you have a decent shot of going on to be one of the winners of the Outstanding Citizen of Girls State, then you should put forth the effort to apply.

A vital part of applying for the scholarship is properly completing the forms. Applications can sometimes be long and tiresome, but you shouldn't underestimate how important it is that you fill out the application precisely and thoroughly. Pay careful attention so that you won't be denied on a technicality.

After the required forms have been mailed, figure out the timeframe regarding when the Outstanding Citizen of Girls State confers the award and actually dispenses any funds in order to stay informed about if you can rely on the scholarship to provide additional support for the expenses associated with school and what assistance it will provide, since there might be constraints in what can be paid with the Outstanding Citizen of Girls State. Recently it has become more burdensome to find ways to manage the increasing costs of education, and getting the Outstanding Citizen of Girls State to defray some of the costs is often invaluable. If you don't end up getting the Outstanding Citizen of Girls State, continue looking, you can find different scholarships and you may find success elsewhere.

Last Updated: 12/18/2015


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