Homer Alaska - Schools

Story last updated at 1:27 PM on Wednesday, January 30, 2013


American Legion Auxiliary scholarships $500 award for high school seniors (B-C student), Auxiliary Unit 16 scholarship, deadline is April 1.

American Legion Western District, $1,000, for seniors who may not be able to get a scholarship and are ready to make a commitment to post-secondary education, deadline is Feb. 28.

National President's Scholarship, $1,500 plus, award is gifted to high school seniors who are daughters, sons, greats and step-great children of veterans who served in the Armed Forces during eligibility dates for membership in The American Legion. Eligbility dates are on the scholarship application. No Legion membership is required. Deadline is March 1.

Western District Auxiliary Scholarship, $500-$1,000. For continuing students who are members of the Legion family. Due last day of March.

Non-Traditional Auxiliary Scholarship, $1,000. For continuing students who are members of the Legion, Auxiliary, or S.A.L. legion family. Deadline is March 1.

Auxiliary Spirit of Youth Scholarship, $1,000. Must be a Junior Auxiliary member for past three years and hold a membership card for 2013. This is a four-year award. Deadline is March 1.

Check for applications for these scholarships at the Homer High School counselor's office, Connections, Flex School, schools across the bay and American Legion Post 16. Contact Darlene at 235-6789 or the post at 235-8864 for more information and/or applications. Several of these scholarships have a $500 Homer-winner) award.