Walton F. Hoffmann Memorial Post 179

American Legion Scholarships

Please review the full listing of American Legion Scholarships.

For current instructions on applying for the below listed scholarships, please contact the Post 179 Adjutant at 830.625.0179.

American Legion Texas Boys State

Texas Bluebonnet Girls State

The American Legion and American Legion Auxiliary founded Girls State in an effort to:

American Legion Legacy Scholarship

Provides college funding to children of post-9/11 veterans who died on active duty, or veterans who have a combined VA disability rating of 50 percent or greater. Apply between January 1 and April 15.

National High School Oratorical Contest Scholarship

The purpose of The American Legion’s National High School Oratorical Contest is to develop a deeper knowledge and appreciation of the Constitution of the United States on the part of high school students. Other objectives of the contest include the development of leadership qualities, the ability to think and speak clearly and intelligently, and the preparation for acceptance of the duties and responsibilities and the rights and privileges of American citizenship.