Participants can apply to be awarded a Samsung American Legion Scholarships.*

• Ten National Scholars receive $10,000 each (two from each region)

• Ten National Runners-Up receive $5,000 each (two from each region)

• Remaining Department Finalists receive $1,250 each guaranteed

* Only Boys State and Girls State delegates may apply. Other restrictions apply

Samsung American Legion College Scholarship Application:

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ELIGIBILITY: High school juniors who are a direct descendant, i.e. child, grandchild, great-grandchild or a legally adopted child, of a U.S. veteran who served during a period of war and is a delegate to either an American Legion Boys State or American Legion Auxiliary Girls State program.

The deadline to complete the application is the beginning of our program in June.

Click here to learn more about the program from the American Legion main website

Click here to either login to your account or register and create a new account.

For more information:

Checkout the Frequently Asked Questions page here.

If you can’t find the answer there, email headquarters here –


Shawn Sullivan, Leavenworth, Kan. received a Department of Kansas $1,250 Samsung scholarship.