Annie Bach Americanism Scholarship

The Annie Bach Americanism Video Essay Scholarship

Post 13 Legionnaire Annie Bach firmly believed in the American Legion’s dedication to fostering and perpetuating Americanism. The American Legion Americanism program underscores a belief that the security of America lies in a citizenry in whose minds and hearts is ingrained a true understanding of and love for those ideals and principles upon which the nation was founded; a citizenry aware of the duties of citizenship and a willingness to perform those duties even at the cost of great personal sacrifice.

Americanism is not strictly defined. However, for the purpose of this scholarship, Americanism includes all activities tending to perpetuate American ideals and to uphold the principles of American democracy.

The Annie Bach Americanism Scholarship is open to woman veterans who are residents of and attending a brick and mortar post – secondary school in Pasadena, California.

Scholarship Amount: $1,000 Per Year

All applicants must have a minimum overall GPA of 3.0 and be attending at least half-time. All applications are due by March 31. Decisions will be announced May 1st. Scholarship is not renewable but applicants are welcome to reapply the following year.

This year, Post 13 asks:

"What does it mean to be a citizen?"

Application Link:--> Anne Bach Scholarship Application

Application must include:

1. Applicant information sheet
2. Copy of DD-214 without social security number
3. Copy of official transcripts
4. One – minute video essay addressing the designated Americanism topic/question
5. Written transcript of video essay
6. Signed release form

Completed applications should be sent to:

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