This scholarship is for high school students who live in New Jersey. To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must participate in the American Legion High School Oratorical Contest. Participants must be under the age of 20 and be attending high school (grades 9-12). Awards for winners of the New Jersey contest are as follows: $4,000 for first place, $2,500 for second place, $2,000 for third place, and $1,000 each for fourth and fifth place. The first-place winner will advance to the National Finals Contests and will have the opportunity to compete for further scholarships. The American Legion recommends that interested students contact the District Chairman of the county where they live or attend school for more information.
How easy is it to apply?
This scholarship's application process may include long-term projects, contest entries or some other very time-intensive process.
How much competition is there?
You will be competing against a pretty high number of people for this scholarship.