American Legion Department of North Carolina/American Legion Department of North Carolina High School Oratorical Contest

This is a speaking contest. The objective of the contest is to develop a deeper knowledge and appreciation of the U.S. Constitution, develop leadership qualities, the ability to think and speak clearly and intelligently, and prepare for acceptance of duties, responsibilities, rights, and privileges of American citizenship. Open to North Carolina high school students. Must be U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident. The contestant must have a prepared eight to ten minute oration on some aspect of the Constitution of the United States, as well as 4 three to five minute discourses on specific assigned topics to test the speaker's knowledge of the subject.

Award Information

Award Amount
$1,000 - $2,500
Number of Awards
5
Application Deadline
December 18
Available to Class Level
Freshmen
Renewability
Not renewable

Eligibility Requirements

Minimum GPA Required
0
Ethnicity/Heritage
None specified
Residency
North Carolina
Gender
None specified
Religious Affiliation
None specified
Location of College
None specified
Area of Study
None specified
Financial Need
Financial need analysis is not required

Scholarship Sponsor

Organization
Department Executive Secretary
American Legion Department of North Carolina
Address
4 North Blount Street, PO Box 26657
City, State, Zip
Raleigh, NC , 27611-6657
Telephone
(919) 832-7506
E-mail
drose-nclegion@nc.rr.com
Website
Website

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