The American Legion South Houston Post 490, 11702 Old Galveston Road, Houston, Texas 77034 Club Room & Food Orders: (281) 481-5686 Office: (281) 481-1179 Fax: (281) 481-0257 Copyright © 2001-2019 by The American Legion
The American Legion South Houston Post 490 The Largest American Legion Post in Texas!

Children & Youth

Through our Annual Golf Tournament we sponsor elementary schools in the South Houston

community and give school awards to elementary, middle, and high school students throughout the

area. We sponsor boys to Boys State, conduct Oratorical Contests, and award annual scholarships

to Post members and their dependents.

Our F-84F Jet Airplane

Our Past Commanders 2016

Scholarship Information

The 2019 American Legion South Houston Post 490 Annual Scholarship Program Application

In order to assist with the costs of continuing education, South Houston American Legion Post 490 is offering scholarships to eligible individuals that meet the following criteria: 1) The applicant must be a member of South Houston American Legion Post or directly related to a current member in good standing. 2) The applicant must be able to provide evidence of current enrollment or acceptance in an institute of higher education (College or Technical School) 3) The applicant must provide a fully filled out official application (this form) and submit with resume and essay (as described in the application), to South Houston American Legion Post 490 postmarked or delivered by April 15. Attention: Americanism or Scholarship Committee. __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 490 Scholarship Program

Click the link above for more information on Auxiliary Scholarship programs and applications. __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

The American Legion State Boys Scholarship Program

State Boys Application on:

American Legion Boys State is designed to bring out the best in America's future leaders. Attendees are selected because they are the best representatives of both their schools and their communities. __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

The American Legion Auxiliary State Girls Scholarship Program Gift Scholarships of $500 each will be given, based on contributions received from Units. Final determination shall be vested in the Education Chairman and her Committee. Recipients will be announced at the annual State Convention and checks will be mailed to the college or university the applicant will be attending. Additional applications and information may be obtained from the American Legion Auxiliary Unit in the community where the applicant resides. __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

The American Legion National Scholarship Programs

There are several more scholarship programs available, please follow the link below for more.