Published DateLACONIA — The Wilkins-Smith American Legion Legion post is encouraging interested high school students and their families to apply for Legion scholarships.
The Legion, annually awards six $700 scholarships to area high school seniors with plans to go on to be full-time students attending post secondary schools. These scholarships are based on financial need, scholarship and incentive. Applications are available through the Laconia and Gilford High School guidance offices and at Post 1, at 849 North Main St. The applications much reach the post by May 15 for consideration.
Additionally, the American Legion, Department of New Hampshire offers five $2,000 scholarships, which are vocational specific. These applications are available at the guidance office and are also on line at: www.nhlegion.org. Select scholarships. Then select the appropriate scholarship category.