Scholarship available from American Legion Post 55

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Bonners Ferry American Legion Post 55 is pleased to offer a $1,000 scholarship to a Bonners Ferry High School senior who is the child, grandchild or great grandchild of a U.S. military veteran who served during time of war or conflict.

The successful applicant will have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher, a demonstrated commitment to public service and be heading off to further their education in an Idaho college or university academic or technical program.

Applicants should write an essay of no more than 500 words sharing information about yourself, your academic interests and accomplishments for self, others and community. Describe your feelings on patriotism, on service to country and what being an American means to you.

You’ll need letters of recommendation from your high school counselor or principal, a business person not in your family who knows you well and a non-family member who can attest to your upstanding character.

Completed application packets must be submitted to your high school counselor by April 9 to qualify.

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