The American Legion Legacy Scholarship application for 2017 is online for new and returning applicants to fill out. The Legacy Scholarship is available for children whose parents lost their lives while honorably serving on active duty on or after 9/11, as well as for children of post-9/11 veterans with a VA disability rating of 50 percent or higher. The renewable scholarship will award up to $20,000 for the expense of graduate or post-graduate tuition, books, room and board, meal plans, transportation and other supplies needed to achieve a higher education. The application deadline is April 20, 2017. Apply online on the American Legion website at https://www.legion.org/scholarships/legacy.
For more military family support resources, visit the Military.com Spouse and Family section. For guides on military education benefits and tuition assistance, visit the Military.com Education section.