Pennsylvania American Legion - The Robert J. Trace Scholarship Fund

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Description of ServiceThe Robert J. Trace Scholarship fund was set up by Robert J. Trace and his family. Bob served as a Department Officer for an incredible fifty years, one as Judge Advocate and 49 as Finance Officer from the Central Judicial Section. Bob was also an Honorary Past Department Commander. Legionnaires of his caliber are hard to find, his dedication and contribution to the Pennsylvania American Legionnaire is legendary. Education was very important to bob and his family.

The Robert J. Trace Scholarship fund was established to assist young patriotic students achieve their academic dreams.

Essays and application must be sent to the Pennsylvania American Legion. One winner will be selected and will receive a $500 scholarship.

For Additional Information Please contact Department Headquarters
at 717-730-9100
LocationCumberland
Geographical AreaPennsylvania: Adams, Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Berks, Blair, Bradford, Bucks, Butler, Cambria, Cameron, Carbon, Centre, Chester, Clarion, Clearfield, Clinton, Columbia, Crawford, Cumberland, Dauphin, Delaware, Elk, Erie, Fayette, Forest, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Huntingdon, Indiana, Jefferson, Juniata, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Lawrence, Lebanon, Lehigh, Luzerne, Lycoming, McKean, Mercer, Mifflin, Monroe, Montgomery, Montour, Northampton, Northumberland , Perry, Philadelphia, Pike, Potter, Schuylkill, Snyder, Somerset, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, Union, Venango, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Westmoreland, Wyoming, York
Intake ProcedureComplete Application.
Additional RequirementsTo be eligible a student must compose a 300 to 500 word essay on the topic “Patriotism and Citizenship – What America Means to Me”, and complete an application containing the information of the person through which the eligibility for this scholarship is made.
 
Client Information
Target PopulationMilitary/Veterans
GenderEither
EligibilityStudents 15 to 18 years of age residing within the state of Pennsylvania and meeting the following criteria:
  • A child or grandchild of a Pennsylvania Legionnaire in good standing;
  • A child or grandchild of a deceased Pennsylvania Legionnaire;
  • A child of a Pennsylvania soldier that was killed as a result of the war on terrorism including the Pentagon, Iraq and Afghanistan.
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesMembership
 
Contact Information
 
Physical Site Address 1 800 N. Front Street
Physical Site City, State, Zip Wormleysburg, PA 17043
Mailing Address 1 PO Box 2324
Mailing City, State, Zip Harrisburg, PA 17105-2324
Mail Attention To Pennsylvania American Legion
Main Phone 717-730-9100
Fax 717-975-2836
Web Address www.pa-legion.com
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: American Legion
Affiliated Program: American Legion, Pennsylvania American Legion
This Service: Pennsylvania American Legion - The Robert J. Trace Scholarship Fund
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Families of Military Personnel/Veterans (YJ-2050)
Patriotic Societies (TD-1400.6500)
Scholarships (HL-8000.8000)
Veteran Membership Organizations (TD-1400.9000)