Young orators earn some of the most generous college scholarships available to high school students.
The American Legion awards scholarships to the three (3) finalists at the Colorado contest.
Each Department (state) Winner who is certified into and participates in the
National Contest's First Round receives a $1,500 scholarship.
Those who advance past the First Round recieve an additional $1,500 scholarship.
The overall National Contest Winner is awarded an $18,000 scholarship.
Second Place receives a $16,000 scholarship.
Third Place receives a $14,000 scholarship.
The American Legion National Organization awards the scholarships, which can be used at any college or university in the United States.
2018 CONTEST DATE The Colorado Contest is Saturday March 10, 2018.Metropolitan