About the Scholarship

The Illinois AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary Worchid Scholarship is awarded to the female students who are currently in their high school senior years and require financial support to continue with their higher studies.

The scholarship in hand is awarded to the offspring of a deceased veteran who served the country and was honorably discharged.


Illinois AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary Worchid Scholarships Award Amount

  • The scholarship awards each student a sum of $500 per annum. At least one of the recipient must have a C grade.

  • More priority is given to the students with Veteran background.

  • Scholarship funds may only be used for tuition, books, fees, or college-sponsored room and board.


Application Information

  • Mention the test scores of ACT or SAT.

  • The student has to provide information on the Veteran’s Service.

  • They have to provide the official transcripts through the first semester of senior year.

  • Demonstrate the Grading System which is used by the school.

  • Mention the gross income of the previous year.

  • Class and extra-curricular activities. Indicate any offices held, prizes, awards, honors, and other recognitions received in the past two years.

  • All the applicants must submit the application online. 


Application Deadline

The last date to apply for the scholarship will be March 1st, 2020. The application and related documents must be submitted by the deadline without fail.


Eligibility Criteria

  • The student should be a senior from Illinois high school.

  • The applicant must be a child of a deceased father or mother who was a Veteran of U.S. who served after September 15, 1940, and was discharged honorably.

  • The student must have taken the ACT or SAT.