Youth program and scholarship news
Registration for the 2021 American Legion Baseball season is now open. Register online at www.baseball.legion.org.
The American Legion Legacy Scholarship application for 2021 is now online at www.legion.org/scholarships/legacy. The application deadline is April 15.
Children whose parents lost their lives while honorably serving on active duty on or after 9/11, as well as children of post-9/11 veterans with a combined VA disability rating of 50 percent or higher, are eligible to apply for The American Legion Legacy Scholarship. The needs-based scholarship provides financial aid for graduate or post-graduate tuition, books, room and board, meal plans and other supplies.
The American Legion is looking for volunteers to help with the 2021 National High School Oratorical Contest Finals, April 9-11 in Indianapolis. Volunteers will be provided with specific contest details, a job responsibility and training. All expenses related to volunteering with the contest, such as travel, housing and food, are paid for by the volunteer. All volunteers will be required to complete a criminal history background check and sexual abuse awareness training per Resolution No. 32. Apply at legion.org/oratorical/volunteer.