Missouri Department of The American Legion - Honoring our Hero's Scholarship
One scholarship will be awarded annually to an eligible veteran who is
currently or planning to attend a vocational technical college, college or university.
The Scholarship Committee of The Sons of The American Legion, Detachment of
Missouri will determine the recipients of the scholarship.
Basis for eligibility:
REGION: Missouri – Statewide. Includes all counties: Adair Andrew Atchison Audrain Barry Barton Bates Benton Bollinger Boone Buchanan Butler Caldwell Callaway Camden Cape Girardeau Carroll Carter Cass Cedar Chariton Christian Clark Clay Clinton Cole Cooper Crawford Dade Dallas Daviess DeKalb Dent Douglas Dunklin Franklin Gasconade Gentry Greene Grundy Harrison Henry Hickory Holt Howard Howell Iron Jackson Jasper Jefferson Johnson Knox Laclede Lafayette Lawrence Lewis Lincoln Linn Livingston Macon Madison Maries Marion McDonald Mercer Miller Mississippi Moniteau Monroe Montgomery Morgan New Madrid Newton Nodaway Oregon Osage Ozark Pemiscot Perry Pettis Phelps Pike Platte Polk Pulaski Putnam Ralls Randolph Ray Reynolds Ripley Saint Charles Saint Clair Saint Francois Saint Louis City Saint Louis County Sainte Genevieve Saline Schuyler Scotland Scott Shannon Shelby Stoddard Stone Sullivan Taney Texas Vernon Warren Washington Wayne Webster Worth Wright
1. Applicant must have served in the U.S. Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force or
Coast Guard for a minimum of 90 days and received an Honorable Discharge.
Photocopy of DD-214, Discharge or Separation papers must be included
2. Applicant must be enrolled or accepted, as a full time student, in an accredited
vocational technical college, college or university.
3. A letter from the institution must be attached to application.
4. Applicant must be a resident of the state of Missouri.
5. The scholarship must be used the following semester after it is awarded.
The scholarship award will be paid at the beginning of the student’s first semester at
their college of choice. Registrar’s certification of enrollment is required before
payment will be made. A check will be issued to the school.