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  • Tuesday, December 01, 2020

    Scholarship in Memory of PNC Richard Pedro

    The Department of New York is offering a $1,000 scholarship in memory of Past National Commander Richard M. Pedro, who was also a past department commander and long-time department adjutant.

    Richard Pedro

    PNC Richard Pedro

    The scholarship is available to high school seniors residing in New York State who are descendants (child, grandchild, great-grandchild) of living or deceased Legionnaires; or who are children of New York service members who died in the war on terrorism.

    Deadline for submitting an application is June 15. The application must be accompanied by an essay less than 500 words or a video on the topic of “the importance of The American Legion in my community.” The scholarship will be awarded during the annual Department Convention in July.

    Richard-M.-Pedro-Scholarship-Application (fillable; open in Adobe Reader)