The winner of the department (state) level who is certified into and participates in the first round of the national contest will receive a $1500 scholarship. Each first round winner who advances to and participates in the second round, but does not advance to the final round will receive an additional $1500 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 as follows:
- 1st place - $18,000
- 2nd place - $16,000
- 3rd place - $14,000
All Quadrant Contests will be conducted on Saturday, February 20, 2016
For more information visit the H.W. Dare Maness Scholarship information page.
(Referenced from the South Carolina American Legion, H.W. Dare Maness Scholarship.)