American Legion Auxiliary, Claire Oliphant Memorial Scholarship (Due 4/15/18)

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American Legion Auxiliary, Claire Oliphant Memorial Scholarship (Due 4/15/18)

Postby ChristineF » Tue Jan 16, 2018 1:39 pm

A $2,500 grant is awarded in memory of Claire Oliphant, the first Department President of American Legion Auxiliary.

1. Applicant must be:
a. A child, Grandchild or Great-Grandchild of a Veteran who served in the Armed Forces during specific dates of eligibility for membership in the American Legion (see application for dates).
b. A resident of the State of NJ for two years immediately prior to applying for the scholarship; and
c. A member for the 2018 Graduating class of a senior high school in the State of NJ

2. Applicant must use the award the year it is issued.

3. Scholarships shall be awarded on the following basis:
a. Character - 15%
b. Americanism - 15%
c. Leadership - 15%
d. Scholarship - 40%
e. Basis of Financial Need - 15%

4. Complete application must be received by Department Chairman no later than 4/15/18.

See attached application for more details.
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