Roger N. Messier Memorial Scholarship

$500 each to one male and one female recipient

 This scholarship was established to honor and promote the life service of Roger N. Messier by encouraging the further education of graduating Poquoson High School senior who have attended, or were nominated to attend, the American Legion of Virginia Boys or Girls State.

Criteria for Award Selection

  •  Student must plan to enter a college, university or approved apprentice program.
  • Student must have either attended or have been nominated to attend the American Legion of Girls State or Boys State.
  • Student must complete a one page essay in response to the following: What activities have you participated in and how have they contributed to your personal growth?
  • Financial need will be considered. 


Students may access applications via their Edline account.
Applications are due by 2:00 p.m. May 5, 2017.
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