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Michigan Legion Auxiliary Nursing, Physical Therapy, and Respiratory Therapy Scholarship

To provide financial assistance for the postsecondary education of Michigan veterans' dependents and descendants who are interested in careers in nursing, physical therapy, or respiratory therapy.

Amount Awarded: $500

Number Awarded: 3 each year.

Duration: 1 year.

Deadline: March of each year.

Eligibility: To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must be the daughters, granddaughters, great-granddaughters, sons, grandsons, great-grandsons, wives, or widows of honorably discharged or deceased veterans of World War I, World War II, Korea, Vietnam, Grenada, Lebanon, Panama, or the Persian Gulf. They must be in the top quarter of their class, in financial need, and residents of Michigan at the time of the application and for 1 year preceding the date of the award. Applicants must be willing to train as an RN, licensed practical nurse, physical therapist, or respiratory therapist at a school in Michigan.

Contact Information:
American Legion Auxiliary
Attn: Department of Michigan
212 North Verlinden Street
Lansing, MI 48915
517/371-4720
Fax: 517/371-2401
michalaux@voyager.net
www.michalaux.org