Scouting: Scholarships


Eagle Scout of the Year Scholarship

The American Legion, Department of Florida offers annual scholarships to outstanding Eagle Scouts as follows:

Trophy1st Place | $2,500 scholarship

Trophy2nd Place | $1,500 scholarship

Trophy3rd Place | $ 1,000 scholarship

Trophy4th Place | $ 500 scholarship

The Florida 1st Place winner’s application will be sent to the American Legion National Headquarters for consideration for an additional $10,000 national scholarship.


“The nominee must have earned the Eagle Scout Award, any religious emblem (Cub or Scout), must be a currently enrolled High School student, must be a Florida resident, must either be in a Troop or Crew chartered by an American Legion Post or the child or grandchild of a Legion, Auxiliary, or Sons of The American Legion Member or a parent eligible to join The American Legion Department of Florida. Eagle Scouts may apply each year for which they maintain the above eligibility.”

Deadline: Applications must be received by March 1st each year

Mail or email Application to:
American Legion, Department of Florida Headquarters
Attn: Programs Director
PO Box 547859
Orlando, FL 32854-7859

Download Form

Attention: Programs; OR 800-393-3378 ext. 235