You can help support students too! We invite you to join us in supporting our youth as they pursue a higher education.
The Spirit of Youth Scholarship Fund is an umbrella that supports three separate scholarship opportunities for participants in American Legion Auxiliary programs. One is for American Legion Auxiliary Junior members, another for the Junior Members of the Year, and one is for participants in the American Legion Auxiliary Girls Nation program.
View Current Scholarship Recipients
State/Department: National Headquarters will award each state/department winner a $1,000 scholarship (47 scholarships total).
National: From the potential 52 state/department scholarship winners, the national Education Committee will select 5 winners (1 per division) for a $5,000 scholarship based on a scoring rubric.
"The American Legion Auxiliary Spirit of Youth Scholarship has been a blessing in my life. It has supported a huge part of the financial load that comes with attending a university."