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American Legion Eagle Scout of the Year

Awarding Agency:The American Legion
Description and Requirements:The American Legion awards a $10,000 scholarship to its Eagle Scout of the Year and three second-place scholarships of $2,500 each; awards may also be given at the department (state) level. Applicant must have received the Eagle Scout Award and the religious emblem awarded by his religious institution and must have demonstrated practical citizenship in church, school, Scouting, and the community. Applicant must be the son or grandson of an American Legion or American Legion Auxiliary member, or he must be a member of a Scouting unit chartered to a Legion post, an Auxiliary unit, or a Sons of the American Legion squadron.
Award Amount:$2,500 to $10,000
Deadline:March 1
Website: http://www.legion.org/documents/legion/pdf
/eaglescoutnomform.pdf
Contact Information: Applicants with specific questions should contact the American Legion department in their state. Contact information appears on the Legion website at http://www.legion.org.

Arthur M. & Berdena King Eagle Scout Scholarship

Awarding Agency:National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution
Description and Requirements:This scholarship program is open to all Eagle Scouts who are currently registered in Scouting and have not reached their 19th birthday. Three national-level scholarships are awarded: $8,000 (first place), $4,000 (first runner-up), and $2,000 (second runner-up); prizes may also be awarded at the state and local levels. The competition is typically entered at the chapter level, although it may be entered at the state level in some cases. Applicant must submit a 500-word patriotic essay and a four-generation ancestor chart; qualification for membership in the Sons of the American Revolution is not required.
Award Amount:$2,000 to $8,000
Deadline:Varies by state and chapter
Website:http://www.sar.org/youth/eagle.html
Contact Information: Applicants with specific questions should contact the SAR department in their state. Contact information appears on the SAR website at http://www.sar.org.

Veterans of Foreign Wars Scout of the Year

Awarding Agency:The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States
Description and Requirements:This scholarship program is open to registered, active members of Boy Scout troops, Venturing crews, and Sea Scout ships. Applicant must have received the Eagle Scout Award, the Venturing Silver Award, or the Sea Scout Quartermaster Award and must have demonstrated practical citizenship in school, Scouting, and the community. Application must be submitted through a single, local VFW post.
Award Amount: $5,000, $3,000, and $1,000
Deadline:March 1
website:http://www.vfw.org
Contact Information:Veterans of Foreign Wars
406 W. 34th St.
Kansas City, Missouri 64111
816-756-3390
info@vfw.org

Washington Scholars Fellowship Program

Awarding Agency:Washington Scholars Fellowship Program
Description and Requirements:

The Admiral Carey Foundation has a special program focused on Eagle Scouts and their participation in the Washington Scholars Fellowship Program, in which recipients receive 10 weeks of training in Washington, D.C., to prepare them for careers working in national and international public policy and public-related service.

Deadline:July 31, October 31, and January 31
Website:http://www.washingtonscholars.org/apply.php
http://www.admiralcareyfoundation.org/
Contact Information:For any additional questions regarding admissions, please send an email to admissions@washingtonscholars.org or click here for an application: https://wsfp.wufoo.com/forms/m7x3r3/