It is the intent of The Wisconsin American Legion that this award shall enable a student, with a good measure of self-help, to secure a baccalaureate degree. If an applicant is already in college, he/she must have a transcript of high school and the last complete semester of college.
Awards will be given to an applicant that has maintained an academic average of "B" or better for a period of seven high school semesters, based upon the standard of the institution granting the diploma. The applicant also must:
Be able to meet the specific entrance requirements of the chosen learning institution
Complete and submit supporting documents such as: transcript of grades, four recommendation forms, and your ACT score. Documents should be sent by March 1st prior to school opening the following September
Be willing to sign, along with the parent or guardian, the "Agreement" portion of the application.
** Note: Previous award winners are not eligible for consideration for a second scholarship.
Your school sends a certified transcript
• Rank in Class
• ACT Score
• Cumulative, or Grades 9 through Grade 11, Grade Point Averages.
• Twelfth (12) Grade First Semester Grade Report
• Four (4) rating sheets should be submitted from four (4) individuals (no family relation) such as:
o High School Principal, Counselor, Teacher
o Two Character References (Personal or Job Related)
The American Legion, Department of Wisconsin
Attn. Programs Coordinator
P.O. Box 388
Portage, WI 53901-0388