The Auxiliary of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Department of Minnesota, is offering the Marcella Arnold School of Nursing Scholarship to an eligible recipient. The program is open to male and female applicants and there is no age limit. The Scholarship is designed to provide financial aid to students in their final year of nursing school.

Applicants must be a member of or eligible to join the Veterans of Foreign Wars or VFW Auxiliary or be a child or grandchild of a VFW or Auxiliary member. A Reservist can be eligible IF they have been awarded a campaign or service ribbon which establishes eligibility for the VFW, or child or grandchild of VFW or Auxiliary member.

Applicants must also be residents of the State of Minnesota, or a non-resident of Minnesota with membership in the Minnesota VFW or Auxiliary and attending a nursing school in Minnesota. The scholarship funds will cover expenses of tuition, books, laboratory and similar fees and includes on-line courses.

To obtain an application, contact the local VFW Auxiliary #5039 chair of the Marcella Arnold Scholarship, Liz Ascheman, at 320-589-2401. Deadline is April 1.


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