American Heritage's "Cecilia B. Grady" Scholarship Program


American Heritage is proud to provide 30 $1,000 scholarships to graduating high school seniors enrolling in an accredited undergraduate program or trade school. The recipients of this scholarship are selected based on the applicant's demonstrated academic achievement, extracurricular activities, teacher/guidance counselor evaluation, community service involvement, and writing skills.

You can apply for the scholarship program from February 1st – March 31st, 2022.

This year's essay topic: In 500 words or less, what does diversity, equity, and inclusion mean to you and why is it important for all people, businesses, corporations, and our country to fully embrace it? 

Apply for our Scholarship Program

Submission materials:

  • Completed scholarship application
  • Your high school transcripts
  • 1 letter of recommendation from a teacher, guidance counselor, or community leader
  • Topic essay

Eligibility requirements:

  • Minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) for eligibility is 2.5 and must be verified by transcript issued within the last six months.
  • Must be a graduating high school senior to who has been formally accepted into an accredited two- or four-year college, university, trade, technical, or business school.
  • Applicant has been a member in good standing of American Heritage since April 1, 2021. 
    ***Applicant must have an account in their name to qualify***
  • Cannot be an employee, or a family member of an employee at American Heritage, First Heritage LLC, or Board of Directors.
  •  Attachments needed: Essay answer and high school transcript
  • Letter of recommendation must be emailed to
  • Fields marked with an (*) are required. 
  • Applications accepted from February 1st – March 31st, 2022.

Please contact with any questions.

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