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Middle School Essay Contest

Sponsored by: American Legion, Department of Virginia

Applicants must be middle school students and write an essay on an assigned topic. The essay should be written at the student's desk during school time and will be evaluated based on originality, sincerity and the student's ability to communicate meaning.


Application Deadline March 1
Scholarship, Grant, Fellowship or Contest Scholarship
Awarded every year? yes
Renewable? no
Must be repaid? no
Required to attend a specific school? no
Is a separate application required? yes



Max $500

Contact Information

American Legion, Department of Virginia
American Legion, Department of Virginia
1708 Commonwealth Avenue
Richmond, VA 23230 United States

Phone: (804) 353-6606
Fax: 804-358-1940

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