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National Level of the American Legion - offers a number of scholarships and other resources to assist young people in their pursuit of higher education. Each year, the Legion facilitates the awarding of millions of dollars in scholarships to high school students. There are opportunities for everyone, including kin of wartime veterans and participants in Legion programs. The Legion also publishes a valuable resource in “Need a Lift?” – a comprehensive guide to seeking and obtaining scholarships. 


Boys State Scholarship

See the Boys State page of this site for more information about Boys State, Girls State and the scholarships the John M. Perry Post sponsors for Tappan High School Juniors who wish to attend one of these programs in New York State.


Tappan Zee High School Scholarship

The John M. Perry Post awards two scholarships every year to Tappan Zee High School Seniors. The applicant must have a family member or ancestor who was a U.S military veteran. The selection process takes into consideration the family's military history as well as the applicant's leadership qualifications, scholastic accomplishments and extra-curricular engagement in our community. The applicant's resume must be turned into the guidance office by early May with the scholarship then being awarded at the June Senior Class Award Ceremony which is held in early June at the school.

  • Contact the Tappan Zee High School guidance department or Adj. Dave Mart ( for more information. 

Joe Rosen (Perry Post In-house) Scholarship

The John M. Perry Post typically awards up to five scholarships every year to seniors who are a direct relative of a Perry Post Legionnaire. Each year the entry rules and application instructions are provided in our Spring newsletter.  Selection is made in June and presented at the June BBQ. Please speak with your family Legionnaire or the post commander for more information.