Summer Scholarship Showcase: AMVETS National Service Organization (12)

AMVETS annually awards scholarships to veterans, their sons, daughters or grandchildren. A son, daughter or grandchild of a deceased veteran is also eligible. Awarded on the basis of academic excellence and financial need, the scholarships go to deserving high school seniors, high school JROTC students and veterans pursuing a higher education. The following scholarships, funded by the National Service Foundation, are awarded annually:

Scholarship applications may be downloaded (see links above) or requested by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to the National Programs Department. Completed applications sent to the National Programs Department must be postmarked no later than April 15. Winners will be notified and names will be listed at this link no later than mid-June. Due to the large number of entries (1,000-plus annually), only the winners will be notified.

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Find more scholarships here

The “Summer Scholarship Showcase” is a month-long series of blogs (May 30, 2011-June 30, 2011) written by the vfwlady, Laurie Cox.  Each post is designed to promote a wide variety of annual grants and scholarship competitions available to K-12 students.  All scholarships featured are solely sponsored by a menagerie of  Not-For-Profit Veterans Support Groups and organizations.

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