American Legion Family Scholarship continues

JASPER — Jasper American Legion 147 announces the continuation of the American Legion Family Scholarship. The program is sponsored by the American Legion Department of Indiana.

Eligibility for the American Legion Family Scholarship is open to the children and grandchildren of current paid members of the American Legion, American Legion Auxiliary and the Sons of the American Legion, and the children and grandchildren of members who are deceased and who, at the time of death, were paid members of the organizations.

The Department of Indiana established this financial aid program to help students from the American Legion family attain their educational objectives and to contribute to the development of an informed citizenry. Applicants must enrolled in or have been accepted for enrollment at an Indiana institution including universities, colleges, junior colleges, community colleges and technical schools. Five scholarships will be given in the amount of $1,500 each.

Applications are available on-line at, go to programs then click on scholarships and awards. Scroll down to American Legion Family Scholarship or stop by the American Legion Post 147.

For more information, contact Children and Youth Chairman Daniel Lawson at 812-661-2440 or at The deadline for submission of the application is April 1.


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