American Legion Auxiliary T.H.B. Unit #187
310 West Butterfield Road
Elmhurst, IL 60126
THE 2020 AUXILIARY SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION PERIOD IS NOW CLOSED
DUE TO CONDITIONS THAT MAY HAVE BEEN CREATED DUE TO THE CORONA VIRUS,
THE APPLICATION DEADLINE WAS EXTENDED TO JUNE 10, 2020.
PLEASE RETURN 2020 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION TO:
PEGGY KRIHAK, RUTH VALENTINO
AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY
320 W. BUTTERFIELD RD.
ELMHURST, IL 60126
Attention: Scholarship Committee Volunteer Members wanted to assist in application review.
Please contact Peggy Krihak at the Post, 630-833-7800, if interested.
Applicant must be an Auxiliary or Post member or the child or grandchild of a member or deceased member of T.H.B. Post or Unit #187. Applicant may need to provide proof of eligibility.
Applicant must be accepted at an accredited college or university as a full time student. The applicant must attend the school of their choice in the year that they applied for the scholarship. If for some reason the applicant does not complete the entire year, the Auxiliary will expect to be reimbursed for the amount of unused scholarship.
Any scholarship from the Auxiliary will not conflict with any other scholarship the student may receive.
Scholarship money is designated solely for tuition, lab fees, room and board, and any other bills pertaining to school programs. Scholarship money is paid directly to the school purser or persons keeping student accounts at the school.
Complete the application and submit to the designated person by the deadline date.
INCOMPLETE AND LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
The American Legion Auxiliary Scholarship Committee will be the sole judge as to the selection of the scholarship recipient and amount of award. The committee will consider the applicant’s financial need, other scholarship funding, and essay. Decisions are final.
A brief typed essay on a separate sheet of paper. This essay will be a major part of the selection process. Include the reason you are applying for the scholarship and your course of study. Use this essay to introduce yourself to the committee. Include comments that you feel may be of interest to the scholarship committee including your career plans, special family situations, and unusual family expenses.
A current high school transcript is required.
All information provided is kept strictly confidential and used only to determine the applicant’s eligibility for scholarship awards during the reviewing process.
Award recipients will receive notification of award in writing.
Recipients are requested to attend one Auxiliary Unit meeting to introduce themselves to the Auxiliary members. Date and time to be announced.
PLEASE CLICK ON THESE LINKS TO PRINT COVER SHEET AND APPLICATION FORM