College Scholarship





Applicant must be a child or grandchild of a member of American Legion Post 116, American Legion Auxiliary Unit 116, or Sons of the American Legion Squadron 116, located in Fuquay-Varina, NC. The applicant must be accepted or enrolled in a college or technical school for the current year fall semester. Scholarship applications may be obtained from American Legion Post 116 or by writing to the Post at:

American Legion Post 116
6400 Johnson Pond Road
Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526


Preference will be given to those pursuing a degree. Other considerations will be financial need and GPA. Endorsements from Teachers, Counselors, and/or employers are encouraged.

This American Legion Scholarship program is limited to one per individual.

Transcripts of High School grades are requested. G.P.A. requested on application must be current, or most recent school year.

All scholarship applications will be reviewed by the scholarship committee and presented to the American Legion Executive Officers for final approval.

The Scholarship recipients will be announced at the Post General Meeting in April.

The scholarship check will be made out to the school or college the student will be attending.

Application window is 1 January to March 9

NO applications will be accepted after March 9th.

Scholarships will be announced at the April General Meeting.

This application is current, as of July 1, 2013. All previous versions are obsolete.



*NOTE: The minimum value of the scholarship is $1000. The scholarship committee may choose to recommend a higher amount, if funds are available.