Children of Warriors National Presidents' Scholarship

Available To: 
Bucyrus High School
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Wynford High School
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Colonel Crawford High School
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Buckeye Central High School
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Galion High School
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Crestline High School
Available To: 
Wayside Christian
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Crawford County
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Required Gender: 
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GPA Requirement: 
Need Based: 
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  • 1. Candidates for this award shall be daughters, sons, grandsons, granddaughters, great-granddaughters, great-grandsons of veterans who served in the Armed Forces during eligibility dates for membership in The American Legion.
    a.) April 6, 1917 - November 11, 1918 (WWI)
    b.) December 7, 1941 - December 31, 1946 (WWII)
    c.) June 25, 1950 - January 31, 1955 (Korea)
    d.) February 28, 1961 - May 7, 1975 (Vietnam)
    e.) August 24, 1982 - July 31, 1984 (Grenada and Lebanon)
    f.) December 20, 1989 - January 31, 1990 (Panama)
    g.) August 2, 1990 to the date of cessation of hostilities (Persian Gulf to present)
  • Applicant must be a high school senior planning to attend an accredited institution of higher education.
  • Must complete 50 hours of volunteer service within the community, verified in writing by the recipient organization(s)
  • Participation in this scholarship program shall be on a voluntary basis in all units.
  • No unit may enter more than one candidate in the department competition.
  • Judging, at all levels, shall be on the following basis: Character/Leadership(25%), Essay/Application(25%), Financial Need(25%), Academic Achievement(25%)
  • Must write an essay(1000 words maximum)

Amount: $5,000
Number Awarded: 15
Renewable: No

Applications can be downloaded at

Application includes four letters of recommendation, essay(1000 word maximum), verification letter of volunteer work, high school transcript, copy of ACT or SAT scores, copy of FAFSA, and parent or grandparent military service information; Applicants must present the completed application to the local American Legion Auxiliary Unit President ON OR BEFORE MARCH 1, 2019.