Illinois AMVETS Scholarship Program

The Illinois AMVETS Service Foundation supports a scholarship program each year that provides graduating Illinois High School students a scholarship for their continued education.

Website: Illinois AMVETS Scholarship Program

Listing of ALL Illinois AMVETS Scholarships for high school students…
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Ladies Auxiliary Memorial Scholarship
Application: Download Here
Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be Illinois High School Senior
  • Have taken the ACT or SAT
  • Be a child or grandchild of a veteran of the United States of America who served after 09/15/40 and was Honorably Discharged, or who is presently serving

Ladies Auxiliary Worchid Scholarship
Application: Download Here
Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be Illinois High School Senior
  • Have taken the ACT or SAT
  • Be a child of a deceased father or mother who was a veteran of the United States of America who served after 09/15/40 and was Honorably Discharged. They need not be KIA or have died as a result of service-connected disability

Required Documents:

  1. 100 words or less typed essay answering the following: Why should I be selected for this scholarship? Please describe any academic achievements, community service activities, examples of leadership, or other person characteristics that make you deserving of this scholarship?
  2. Official High School transcript with explanation of grading system
  3. Copy of ACT and/or SAT score

Open to DREAMers: No
Renewable: No

Questions? Please call 217-528-4713 or email keith@ilamvets.org

Award
$1,000
Deadline
03/01/2020