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Americanism and Government Scholarship Program

What is it? 
The Americanism and Government Scholarship Program fosters interest in all levels of government, citizenship and provides students the opportunity to receive recognition and scholarships.  A fifty (50) question test is administered to test a student’s knowledge of U.S. Government, Wisconsin Government, County Government, the U.S. Constitution and U.S. Flag Etiquette. To complete the test, students must answer an essay question.

When is it?
Test may be taken anytime between March 31, 2014-April 11, 2014.

Who is eligible?
Any student in the 10th, 11th, or 12th grade, who is enrolled in any public, private, parochial or home-school, in the State of Wisconsin may participate.

What are the scholarship opportunities?
Annually, 45 winners are selected by the Americanism Committee of The American Legion, Department of Wisconsin.  The following scholarships are awarded:
                                    16 students in Grade 10 receive $250 scholarships

                                    16 students in Grade 11 receive $250 scholarships

                                    13 students in Grade 12 receive $500 scholarships

Test Access:
Access the test in just 4-easy steps!

  1. Please read the instructions thoroughly before beginning the test. Test is ONLY accessible from March 31, 2014-April 11, 2014. You will have 1 hour to complete the test. You cannot restart or pause. The answers you choose will be final and you are not able to go back and make changes. Failure to answer the essay question will disqualify you from being eligible for a scholarship. During the test; if you sign out, close the browser or hit the back button, the test will terminate. This is not an open book test and you are not allowed to use outside resources to answer the questions.
  2. Complete registration section.
  3. Log in using the email and password you just created.
  4. CLICK HERE to begin test

Contact Kim Shanks at Legion Headquarters at 608-745-0335 or email at kim@wilegion.org for further information.

 
 
 
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