21 Gully Road, Neptune NJ (732) 922-1226


The American Legion offers a variety of programs to help our community’s youth excel and succeed.  From college scholarships to coloring contests, there are opportunities for just about all grade levels.

If you are interested in any of the below programs and would like more information, please use the form at the bottom of this page. 


Post 346 College Scholarships

2023 Application Deadline will be announced soon

Our programs benefit students in Monmouth County, and the Post’s committees are dedicated to running successful programs.  Each year we offer 5 scholarships to exceptional high school students pursuing a college degree:

  • Alvin Applegate Scholarships (3) $1,000 each (application link)
    •  Requirement: Student must be a graduating senior of Neptune, Wall, or Ocean Township High School.
  • David Perlman Scholarship $1500 (application link)
    • Requirement: Must be a direct relative of a Post 346 Member
  • Sgt. Sherman Scholarship $1,500 (application link)
    • Requirement: Student must be a graduating senior of MAST, Neptune, or Wall High School. Must be enrolled in R.O.T.C program.

Send completed applications to:  American Legion Post 346, 21 Gully Road Neptune NJ 07753. Be sure to add “Attention: Wil Fetherman” to the front of your envelope to ensure your application is received. 

Other American Legion Scholarships

Monmouth County Scholarships

    • (more info coming soon) 

Department of New Jersey Scholarships

The State head of the American Legion (Department of New Jersey) also offers scholarships each year.  More information on these scholarships can be found here (scroll down to the “Education and Scholarships” section).

Annual Coloring Contest

Each year Post 346 in conjunction with the American Legion Department of New Jersey holds a coloring contest for students in grades 4-5.   Our committee has our Post members vote on the top three submissions:

  • 1st Prize: $100 (Advances to the state finals)
  • 2nd Prize: $75
  • 3rd Prize: $50 

Eagle Scout of the Year

Each year, the American Legion Department of New Jersey asks each Post to submit an exceptional Eagle Scout from the community in their local area. The winners are awarded scholarship grants.

Send completed applications to: American Legion Post 346, 21 Gully Road, Neptune NJ 07753. Be sure to add “Attention: Commander” to the front of your envelope to ensure your application is received.