1) EDWARD L. WALMSLEY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP, 2017
Edward L. Walmsley was a member of Kent-Queen Anne's Post 192 in Millington, Maryland. He served as Commander of the Department of Maryland in 1960-1961 after holding a variety of leadership positions during his Legion caareer. This scholarhip program was established in 1986 using funds donated by American Legion Posts in the North Eastern Shore District as a memorial to his many years of service. Since its inception the fund has grown, and scholarships have been awarded annually to scores of deserving students. One award of $2,000 is available to a Caroline County student.
2) DEPARTMENT OF MARYLAND SCHOLARSHIP, 2017
Awards are available annually to students throughout Maryland in amounts of $1,500 (1), $1,000 (1), and $500 (9). Funds are allocated by the Department (state) Executive Committee. Winners are selected by a committee within the DEC.
3) SAMSUNG AMERICAN LEGION SCHOLARSHIP, 2016 (will change numbers later)
Annual awards are available from National Headquarters to attendees of Boys State who are decendents of American Legion members, or decendents of veterans who are elegible to join The American Legion. In 2015, 98 scholarships were awarded to students throughout the country in amounts of $20,000 (10) or $852 (88). Boys State is available to high school juniors. See your High School Councelor for application procedures,