The winner at the department (state) level who is certified into and participates in the first round of the national contest will receive a $1,500 scholarship. Each first round winter who advances to and participates in the second round, but does not advance to the final round will receive an additional $1,500 scholarship to pursue education at any college or university in the United States.
National scholarship awards are presented to three finalists in the final round of the national contest.
- 1st place - $18,000
- 2nd place - $16,000
- 3rd pace - $14,000
A contestant must give both their prepared oration and the assigned topic discourse in order to receive the scholarship.
Contest Flyer: http://www.scarolinalegion.org/view/document/contest_flyer.pdf
For more information: http://www.scarolinalegion.org/page/content/programs/hw-dare-maness-high-school-oratorical-contest