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Samsung Scholarship

Sponsored by: American Legion - Alaska

Applicant must be a high school junior who participated in and completed either an American Legion Boys State or American Legion Auxiliary Girls State Program, and who is also a direct descendant (i.e. child, grandchild, great grandchild, or a legally adopted child) of a United States wartime veteran who served on active duty during one or more of the periods of war officially designated as eligibility dates for membership. Selection will be based, in part, upon the following criteria: academic record; involvement in school activities; involvement in community activities; community service; financial need and additional bonus points in the selection process will be awarded to descendants of U.S. veterans of the Korean War.


Application Deadline June 1
Scholarship, Grant, Fellowship or Contest Scholarship
Number of Applications 20
Award Coverage Award is for undergraduate study and may only be used for: tuition, books, fees, and room and board.
Awarded every year? yes
Renewable? no
Must be repaid? no
Required to attend a specific school? no



Max $1,000
Average $1,000
Min $1,000


Max 2
Min 2

Contact Information

Bill or Sue Caswell
American Legion - Alaska
Anchorage, AK 99508 United States

Phone: (907) 272-5682
Fax: (907) 278-0041

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