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National Oratorical Contest Scholarship

Sponsored by: American Legion

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident under 20 years of age, must be attending high school or junior high, and must compete in the American Legion oratorical contest at the national level. Award must be used at a college or university in the U.S. for actual school costs, including tuition, room and board, fees, and books.


Application Deadline December
Scholarship, Grant, Fellowship or Contest Scholarship
Awarded every year? yes
Scholarship can be used over a period of eight years until the funds are exhausted.
Must be repaid? no
Required to attend a specific school? no
Is a separate application required? yes



Max $19,000
Min $1,500


Max 54

Contact Information

Colin Short
Program Manager
American Legion
P.O. Box 1055
Indianapolis, IN 46206 United States

Phone: (317) 630-1249
Fax: (317) 630-1369

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