Auxiliary members believe that a solid educational foundation is the cornerstone of American freedom. The Auxiliary's Education program promotes quality education for every child and supports students in their desire to continue their education beyond high school. Auxiliary members work actively with educators and local schools to develop and maintain an educational system that serves the needs of all children at every level. Auxiliary volunteers sponsor and support state and national education legislation; establish new scholarship opportunities for students; alert eligible students to existing scholarship resources; help students identify career opportunities and professional job requirements; and encourage students to plan early for college and apply for scholarship opportunities..


The American Legion Auxiliary joins with The American Legion to aid and support the basic rights of all children to receive an appropriate education; an education that should prepare them for a fulfilling life in the 21st century. Progress of the Education program depends upon the close working relationship between national, state, and local levels of our organizations.  Auxiliary Units may join with the Education Committee of the local American Legion Post to give cooperation and support to the expansion of legislation or develop legislation which would establish new scholarship sources for the increasing numbers of students reaching college age.