ATTENTION HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS!
SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES ARE AVAILABLE FROM THE AMERICAN LEGION!
The Dixie Vincent Memorial Scholarship offered is offered annually by SAL & Auxiliary from Post 459.
2019 Dixie Vincent Memorial Scholarship
This annual $500 scholarship is being presented by the Sons of The
American Legion and the Ladies Auxilary, Post #459, in honor of our sister, Dixie
Vincent. Dixie was our club manager, friend, and a true patriot. The recipient of
this award should feel truly honored to win this award bearing her name.
Who is eligible:
There are 2 ways to be eligible for this scholarship:
1. Any High School Senior enrolled in a Kent County High School and is descendant of a U.S. veteran is eligible to apply.
2. Any Kent County High School Senior, who is in a high school military-related training program is also eligible to apply.
To clarify, we mean programs such as JROTC, Sea Cadets, Young Marines, and other similar programs.
Please note: students in such military-related training programs do not need to be a descendant of a U.S. veteran
to apply for this scholarship.
Please fill out the application (see link below) form and return it to Post 459
by May 5th, 2019. Applications will be examined by a committee from Post 459 and a decision will be made.
A check for $500 will be presented to the recipient when our committee
receives a copy of the recipient's college report card with a 2.5 GPA or above
with a minimum of 12 credits passed from one of the
following semesters: summer 2019, fall 2019, or winter 2020.
The American Legion at the state level also offers various student scholarships. More information on these scholarships are here.