The American Legion, Department of Wisconsin Schneider-Emanuel Scholarship goes to three (3) deserving graduates of any accredited Wisconsin high school the sum of $1000.00 to be applied to the cost of continuing education at any degree granting college or university within the United States of America. It is the intent that this award shall enable a student to secure a baccalaureate degree. The first scholarships were awarded in 1968.


  • $1,000


  • Must be a veteran and a American Legion member holding a current official membership at the time of application 
  • If applicant is not a veteran, then one of your family members must be a veteran and hold a current official membership with the American Legion or one of its subsidiaries
  • Must be in good standing
  • ** In addition, the applicant must have participated in one or more of the following American Legion sponsored activities:   
    • Attendance at a complete session of Badger Boys State
    • Attendance at a complete session of Badger Girls State
    • Participation in the County Youth Government Day Program
    • Participation in the American Legion Oratorical Contest (at any level)
    • Participation in the American Legion Americanism and Government Test Program
    • Active member of an American Legion sponsored Band and/or Drum / Bugle Corps
    • Member of an active American legion Baseball Team
    • Member of an American Legion sponsored Scout Troop
    • Member of Sons of the American legion or American Legion Auxiliary
    • Member of The American Legion
Scholarship Deadline: 
Sunday, March 1, 2020
Social Security Number Required?: 
Scholarship Type: 
Two Year
Four Year