American Legion Auxiliary Stewart Unit 24 offfers schloarships for local high school and nursing students!

LOCAL HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS:
Each year the American Legion Auxiliary Kirby Stewart Unit 24 provides $1,000 scholarships to local students graduating from a high school in our area:   
         *   Bayshore High School
         *   Bradenton Christian School
         *   Manatee High School
         *    St. Stephen's Episcopal School

The scholarship money may be used for undergraduate studies or training in a certified trade or technical program.  Monies are directly dispersed to the school an awardee is planning to attend and that school must be in the State of Florida.

Applicants are selected according to academic record and need.  Special consideration is given to students involved in school and/or community service supporting Americanism, National Security, Veteran Affairs & Rehabilitation, and/or other Children and Youth.  Further judging criteria is associated with character, initiative/goals, and financial needs.

Preference is given to students that are members of American Legion Auxiliary Unit 24 and/or family members of American Legion Auxiliary Unit 24 members, as well as American Legion Post 24 and/or Sons of the American Legion Post 24.  Membership is not required, however, to apply for this scholarship.  Application deadline is March 15th at 3 p.m.   Materials to be submitted by are:
             * Application
             * High School Transcript
             * Letter of recommendation by a                                      teacher or a counselor
             * Essay on Americanism (see                                            application for details)

The application may be submitted on-line, but due to privacy issues we request the transcript, letter of recommendation and essay be forwarded by email to the Scholarship Chair, Virginia Perando, at [email protected]
Decisions will be made in mid-April.

Application for High School Senior 

The American Legion Auxiliary has several scholarships at https://www.alaforveterans.org/scholarships/.  Also The American Legion has scholarships at https://www.legion.org/scholarships.  Check out the eligibility requirements, deadlines, and application forms as these offer great opportunities to support your education needs.

NURSING STUDENT:

We are privileged to be able to offer a $1,000 scholarship for a student in a nursing program from our area that is attending a Florida University or technical school.

Applicants will be selected according to academic record and need.  Special consideration is given to students involved in Community Service supporting Americanism, National Security, Veteran Affairs &
Rehabilitation, and/or Children and Youth.

Preference is given to students that are members of American Legion Auxiliary Unit 23 and/or family members of American Legion Auxiliary Unit 24, as well as members of the American Legion Post 24 and/or Sons of the American Legion Post 24.  Membership, however, is not required to apply for this scholarship.

The following materials must be submitted by March 15 at 3 p.m.
             * Application
             * College transcript
             * Letter of recommendation by a                                         teacher or a counselor

The application maybe submitted on-line, but due to privacy issues we request the transcript and the letter of recommendation be forwarded by email to the Scholarship Chair, Virginia Perando, at [email protected]
Decisions will be made by mid-April.

Application for Nursing Student