National High School Oratorical Contest

Award Amount

$1,500

Application Deadline

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Awarded By

American Legion

Award Amount

$1,500 to $18,000 awarded annually, non-renewable. Scholarship awards are presented to the three finalists in the final round of the National Contest as follows: first place, $18,000; second place, $16,000; and third place, $14,000. Each department/state winner who is certified into and participates in the first round of the National Contest will receive a $1,500 scholarship. Each first round winner who advances to and participates in the second round, but does not advance to the final round, will receive an additional $1,500 scholarship to pursue education beyond high school.

Recipients

53 awards offered annually.

Deadline Info

Additional information regarding this contest is available on the American Legion website. The student must compose a speech on an assigned topic (available by clicking the 'Assigned Topics' link) as ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.