Scholarships for Descendants of World War I Veterans

If you’re a descendant of World War I veterans, rest assured that your family’s service has not been forgotten. If you’re descended from World War I veterans and you’re looking for ways to pay for your college education, you may automatically qualify for one or more scholarships. Available scholarships include the La Verne Noyes Scholarship, which is offered at 48 different colleges across the country, as well as the American Legion Auxiliary Children of Warriors Presidents’ Scholarship, which is open to children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren of veterans who served in various wars including World War I. Requirements vary, but applying students will generally need to provide documentation of their ancestors’ service in World War I, meet a minimum grade point average, attend a specific college or complete community service hours. For more information about scholarships for descendants of World War I veterans, keep reading below.

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  • 10,000
  • 1 Award
  • December-15-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
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  • competition 4.0
  • effort level 1.0
Children of Warriors National Presidents' Scholarship - Oregon American Legion Auxiliary - Department of Oregon
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  • 2,500 - 3,500
  • 15 awards
  • March 2019
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Military: |Descendant of American Legion Member|Child of Veteran|Descendant of Korean War Veteran|Descendant of World War I Veteran|Descendant of World War II Veteran|Descendant of Vietnam War Veteran|Descendant of Panama War Veteran|Grandchild of Veteran|Great-Grandchild of Veteran|Descendant of Desert Shield/Storm Gulf War/War on Terrorism Veteran|Descendant of Grenada/Lebanon War Veteran|
  • Organization: Associated with the |The American Legion|
  • School (College): Attend a |Four-year|
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 5.0
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  • 852 - 20,000
  • 98 awards
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Military: |Descendant of Wartime Veteran|Descendant of Korean War Veteran|Descendant of World War I Veteran|Descendant of World War II Veteran|Descendant of Vietnam War Veteran|Descendant of Panama War Veteran|Descendant of Persian Gulf War Veteran|U.S. wartime veteran|U.S. Armed Forces Veteran|Descendant of Grenada/Lebanon War Veteran|
  • Organization: American Legion Auxiliary Girls State (Professional Organization)|American Legion Boys State (Professional Organization)
  • School (K-12): |The American Legion Boys State|The American Legion Auxilliary Girls State|
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 1.5
Past President's Parley Texas American Legion Auxiliary
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  • n/a
  • 1 award
  • May 2019
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Military: |Descendant of Korean War Veteran|Descendant of World War I Veteran|Descendant of World War II Veteran|Descendant of Vietnam War Veteran|Descendant of Panama War Veteran|Descendant of Persian Gulf War Veteran|Descendant of Grenada/Lebanon War Veteran|
  • Residence: Live in |Texas|
  • Major: Study |Medicine|
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 4.5
National Children of Warriors Scholarship American Legion Auxiliary - Department of Michigan
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  • 5,000
  • 15 awards
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Military: |Descendant of Korean War Veteran|Descendant of World War I Veteran|Descendant of World War II Veteran|Descendant of Vietnam War Veteran|Descendant of Panama War Veteran|Descendant of Persian Gulf War Veteran|Descendant of Grenada/Lebanon War Veteran|
  • School (College): |Accredited Institution of Higher Learning|
  • Extracurricular: |Volunteer Activities|
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 5.0
Michigan Past Presidents Parley Medical Scholarship American Legion Auxiliary - Department of Michigan
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Military: |Descendant of World War I Veteran|Descendant of Vietnam War Veteran|Descendants of World War II Veteran|Descendants of Korean Conflict|Descendants of Grenada and Lebanon Hostilities|Descendants of Panama Hostilities|Descendants of Persian Gulf|
  • Residence: Live in |Michigan|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 2.0
Michigan Memorial Scholarship American Legion Auxiliary - Department of Michigan
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  • 500
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Military: |Descendant of Korean War Veteran|Descendant of World War I Veteran|Descendant of World War II Veteran|Descendant of Vietnam War Veteran|Descendant of Panama War Veteran|Descendant of Persian Gulf War Veteran|Descendant of Grenada/Lebanon War Veteran|
  • Residence: Live in |Michigan|
  • Age / Grade Level: |High school senior|College freshman|College sophomore|21 Years or Younger|
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 2.0
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