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Alvin and Sunny Domroe Scholarship Program
Deadline to apply: February 4, 2020 3:00 pm CST

American Legion Post 62 has established the Alvin and Sunny Domroe Scholarship Program to assist children of military veterans who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs.

This program is administered by Scholarship America┬«, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations, and individuals. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, age, gender, disability, or national origin.

Applicants of the Alvin and Sunny Domroe Scholarship Program award must meet all of the following requirements:

  • The child of a military veteran.
  • A current high school senior at one of the following four schools in Martin County, Florida:
    • Clark Advanced Learning Center
    • Jensen Beach High School
    • Martin County High School
    • South Fork High School
  • Planning to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school for the entire 2020-21 academic year.

Award information:

  • If selected as a recipient, the student will receive an award ranging from $500 to $2,000.
  • Renewal is determined on a yearly basis.
  • Awards are for undergraduate study only.

Notification

All applicants will be notified in late March. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients.

Payment of Scholarships

Scholarship America processes scholarship payments in early August on behalf of American Legion Post 62.

Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:

  • Academic record
  • Demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities
  • Work experience
  • Statement of goals and aspirations
  • Unusual personal or family circumstances
  • An online recommendation
  • A short essay on what it means to you to be a child of a veteran

Financial need will not be considered.

Selection of recipients is made by Scholarship America. In no instance does any officer or employee of American Legion Post 62 play a part in the selection. All applicants agree to accept the decision as final.

As part of your application, you must upload the following documents:

  1. A current, complete transcript of grades. Grade reports are not accepted. Unofficial or online transcripts must display student name, school name, grades and credit hours for each course and term in which each course was taken
  2. Copy of your parent’s DD Form 214.

Also as part of your application, one online recommendation must be submitted on your behalf by 3:00 p.m. CT on February 7, 2020.

Your application is not complete unless all required documents are submitted electronically.

Recipients have no obligation to American Legion Post 62. They are, however, required to notify Scholarship America of any changes in address, school enrollment, or other relevant information, and send a complete official transcript when requested.

Recipients will also be required to attend an awards banquet at the American Legion Post 62 in Stuart, Florida. Date to be determined.

American Legion Post 62 has partnered with Scholarship America. Select the button below to be directed to the Scholarship America Student Hub!