American Legion Auxiliary Department of Minnesota Scholarships

🏆 Available: 8
💰 $1,000
⏳ 03/05

Scholarship Description

Department scholarships are awarded to deserving sons or daughters, grandsons or granddaughters of a veteran who need financial assistance to avail themselves of higher education at the post-secondary level. These scholarships are to be applied only toward the expenses of tuition, books or similar fees, at an accredited institution of higher learning. Each scholarship will be paid directly to the school, in the amount of $1,000.00 for any one year. Satisfactory progress must be made with grades reported to the Department of Minnesota. To be eligible to apply for these scholarships, the veteran must have served in the federal active duty in the United States Armed Forces since December 7, 1941 and have been honorably discharged or is still serving. Applications must be submitted by March 5th to the Unit President of the American Legion Auxiliary Unit located in your school district or the Unit that holds your membership.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Served in any military service
  • Special military service requirements
  • Type of institution award is open to: two-year college
  • Type of institution award is open to: four-year college
  • Type of institution award is open to: trade/technical school
  • Award is available to U.S. citizens

Application Requirements

  • Application form required
  • Financial need analysis required
  • Essay required

How To Apply


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Donor: American Legion Auxiliary Department of Minnesota

The American Legion was chartered by as a patriotic, mutual-help, war-time veterans organization.