Samsung American Legion Scholarship Information

  • Applicants must be high school juniors who attend the session of either American Legion Auxiliary Girls State or American Legion Boys State.

  • Applicants must be direct descendants (i.e., child, grandchild, great-grandchild, or legally adopted child) of a U.S. wartime veteran who served on active duty during one or more of the periods of war officially designated as eligibility dates for membership in The American Legion. Specific dates are listed on the website below.

  • Applicants who are direct descendants of Korean War veterans will receive special consideration.

  • Scholarship winners are selected based on academic record, involvement in school and community activities, community service, and financial need.

Applications are due no later than the first day of a participant's American Legion Auxiliary Girls State program. Applications must be submitted using the online application system by 11:59PM on this day. 

**Keep in mind you may not have access to the internet or time to complete the application after you arrive at ALA THGS. We STRONGLY recommend submitting the application BEFORE you arrive at ALA Tar Heel Girls State.**

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