One $2,000 Nursing scholarship is awarded annually to a veteran or a veteran's wife or husband, widow or widower, or child of a veteran of the World Wars,Korea, Vietnam Conflict, Grenada/Lebanon, Panama, and/or Persian Gulf. Applications may be submitted by students planning to enter or currently enrolled in an accredited nursing school for the purpose of earning a Licensed Vocational Nurse, Registered Nurse or other recognized nursing degree. All applications must be submitted by the student to an Auxiliary Unit for sponsorship no later than the 1st Friday in April. Student should locate closest American Legion Auxiliary Unit and submits application to them. Units shall forward completed and signed applications to the Department Chairman no later than the 3rd Friday in April. Some documents to attach with the application: (1) A written opinion from a doctor as to the applicants physical and emotional fitness for nurses training; (2) A Letter signed by a parent, guardian or applicant (if not a minor) describing financial circumstances of family, to set forth a need for assistance; (3) An acceptance letter from a chosen nursing school (if applicable); (4) A letter from the nursing school, which includes scholastic standing (transcript or grades), character rating, and recommendation for continuance of schooling (if applicable).
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