This scholarship is open to any high school graduating senior attending a post-secondary school in the State of West Virginia. The applicant must be a son, daughter, grandson, or granddaughter of a current or deceased American Legion member, American Legion Auxiliary member, or Sons of The American Legion member in good standing. The member can belong to any state, but the applicant must attend a West Virginia school. The applicant must submit a copy of his/her high school transcript with this completed application.
The scholarship is a one-time monetary award of $1,000 for first place and $500 for second place. The award will be presented to the recipients, before the start of their second college semester. The recipients must submit a copy of their passing GPA from their first post-secondary semester to receive this award.
The recipients will also be invited to attend the Sons of The American Legion Detachment Mid-Winter Conference in February to be recognized for their accomplishments.