The American Legion is a service organization comprised of men and women who are veterans from any military branch. They are offering two $500.00 scholarships to outstanding Hood River Valley High School seniors.
- Be a son, daughter, grandchild, or stepchild of a veteran honorably discharged from service.
- Be seeking post-high school education.
- Show leadership, scholarship, citizenship and service.
- Demonstrate financial need.
- A document containing the following information:
- Veteran’s name
- Branch of service
- Dates of service
- Your relationship to the Veteran
- is the veteran a member of the American Legion?
- Years of Service
- Statement: What does Americanism mean to you?
- Community Service Activities: In 300 words, or less, tell us more about your personal involvement in your community service activities.
The American Legion Hood River Post #22 Scholarship Committee will judge the application. Some of the criteria will be the neatness of the application, depth of thought put into the essay on community service activities and what Americanism means to you, spelling, grammar, grades, and financial need.