The Detachment of Maryland is proud to establish

The George Grossnickle Memorial

Scholarship Program

In accordance with its Americanism Program, the Detachment of Maryland Sons of The American, has established four $2,000.00 Memorial Scholarship Grants to assist youth in furthering their education beyond high school.

The scholarships shall be offered to young men and women who are:

  • A citizen of the United States of America who appreciates the value of education and is willing to work hard to achieve success; and

  • A graduating senior or a high school graduate, by the prescribed application submittal date, who plans to attend an accredited college, university or trade school on a full-time basis; or

  • A previous scholarship winner attending college full-time may re-apply (There is no implied guarantee of renewal)

These scholarships will be awarded with preference given to a recipient in the following order:

  • A Detachment of Maryland, Sons of The American Legion member in good standing.

  • A descendant of a deceased or living Department of Maryland, American Legion Legionnaire.

  • The son or daughter of a Military person on active duty or of an honorably discharged, separated, or retired U.S. Military veteran.

  • A student from the state of Maryland environs.

The 2021 George Grossnickle Memorial Scholarship applications are due by May 1st 2021. The application and all supporting materials must be mailed, post-marked on or before May 1, 2021 to: 

SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEE

Detachment of Maryland

Sons of The American Legion

19040 Festival Drive, Boyds, MD 20841

PLEASE ENSURE ALL MATERIAL IS INCLUDED IN APPLICATION PACKAGE. THE SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEE WILL ONLY JUDGE COMPLETED PACKAGES.

The successful recipient of the scholarship awards will be announced at the Detachment's Annual Convention or no later than July 31st of the calendar year.  The grant itself will be made payable to any accredited college, university or trade school upon submission of a tuition statement from the educational institution

For questions or more information please contact:

Bill Hill- Chairman

hill1062@msn.com

Bill Matoska 

matoskaw@yahoo.com