Who's Eligible: Varies by program, mostly open to high school seniors
Award Amount: Up to $15,000
Due Date: Varies by program
Though American Legion scholarships frequently get overlooked by high school seniors, it is worth your while to give them a look. Operating six different scholarship programs, the organization provides scholarships targeted at baseball allstars, future speech writers, children of US service members, Eagle Scouts, and future lung and respiratory nurses. Info on each program's eligibility requirements and due dates is available here.