Naperville American Legion Post 43 offers three scholarships

Are you planning on attending college or trade school after graduation from high school in 2024 and could use some financial assistance?

American Legion Post 43 in Naperville is offering a chance to win one of three $3,000 scholarships.

All scholarships will be awarded by May 24.

To be considered you must complete and email the required application information including an essay describing the responsibilities of a citizen in a democratic society by Wednesday, May 1, 2024.

Applicants must be an Illinois resident who is currently a senior in high school in the class of 2023.

The scholarships are open to: a child, stepchild or grandchild or great-grandchild of a member of Naperville American Legion Post 43, Chapter 43 Legion Riders, or Sons of the Legion Squadron 43; a member of Scout Troop 510 or Scout Troop 507; a high school Oratorical Contest participant; a student selected to attend the 2022 Illinois Boys/Girls State under the sponsorship of Naperville American Legion Post 43; America Legion Post 43 school award winners from Naperville junior high schools; or the child of a Naperville military veteran who, while a resident and on active duty, was killed or suffered a disability of 50% or more as determined by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

For scholarship documentation and selection criteria, go to

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