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 $2,000 scholarship.
Those who advance past the First Round recieve an additional $2,000 scholarship.
The overall National Contest Winner is awarded an $25,000 scholarship.
Second Place receives a $22,500 scholarship.
Third Place receives a $20,000 scholarship.
The American Legion National Organization awards the scholarships, which can be used at any college or university in the United States.
Virtual Oratorical Contest – Contest Date is Saturday, March 6, 2021Metropolitan