January 7, 2020
American Legion Blue Ridge Post #164, Hackettstown, NJ, is pleased to announce that applications for our annual college/university scholarship awards are now available.
Application for this scholarship is a competitive process that is open to Hackettstown High School seniors who are descendants of a member of Blue Ridge Post #164, or of a deceased U.S. military veteran who was discharged from military service under honorable, general, or medical conditions. Applicants must be in good standing at the high school, and submit an application packet that includes a comprehensive essay articulating personal character attributes, Americanism, leadership traits, financial need, and personal accomplishments.
Scholarship awards are for $300.00 or more, dependent upon available Post funds in a given year.
Additionally, the Warren County American Legion is offering the Don Cole Memorial Scholarship Application. Junior or Senior high school seniors who live or attend school in Warren County are eligible to apply for this scholarship.
Applications for both scholarships must be returned no later than March 15, 2020.
Applications packets are available at the Hackettstown High School Guidance Office or from the Post #164 Scholarship Chair, Joseph P. Linskey, Ed.D., by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The American Legion Blue Ridge Post #164 College Scholarship
Each year, the American Legion Blue Ridge Post #164 is proud to offer scholarships to eligible Hackettstown High School students in the amount of $300.00 or more per award. The number of scholarships awarded will be determined annually, based upon funds available to the Post for that year. To be eligible to apply for consideration for a scholarship, an applicant must meet the following requirements:
Award decisions will be made by a Review Committee comprised of three active members of Post #164 and appointed by the Post Commander. This Committee will review all applications received fairly and objectively, and make recommendations on awards to the Post Commander.
In judging applications, the Committee will consider the following factors:
P.O. Box 332, 450 Willow Grove Street, Hackettstown, New Jersey 07840
Completed applications should be mailed to:
American Legion Post #164
P.O. Box 332
Hackettstown, NJ 07840