American Legion Auxiliary Department of Minnesota/American Legion Auxiliary Department of Minnesota Scholarships

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.

Award Information

Award Amount
Number of Awards
Application Deadline
March 5
Available to Class Level
Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors
Not renewable

Eligibility Requirements

Minimum GPA Required
None specified
None specified
None specified
Religious Affiliation
None specified
Location of College
Area of Study
None specified
Financial Need
Financial need analysis is required

Scholarship Sponsor

Executive Secretary
American Legion Auxiliary Department of Minnesota
20 West 12th Street, #314
City, State, Zip
St. Paul, MN , 55155
(651) 224-7634

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