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M.D. "Jack" Murphy Memorial Nurses Training Fund

To provide financial assistance for the nursing education of residents of Missouri.

Amount Awarded: $750

Number Awarded: 1 each year.

Duration: 1 year; may be renewed for 1 additional year.

Deadline: April of each year.

Eligibility: This program is open to residents of Missouri who are high school seniors or current college students pursuing or planning to pursue a program of training to become an RN. Applicants must graduate in the top 40% of their high school class or have a 2.0 GPA from their last college or university semester. They must be 1) the child, grandchild, or great grandchild of a veteran who served 90 days on active duty in the Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marine Corps, or Navy of the United States and received an honorable discharge; 2) unmarried; 3) under 21 years of age. Financial need is considered in the selection process.

Contact Information:
American Legion
Attn: Department of Missouri
PO Box 179
Jefferson City, MO 65102
573/893-2353
Fax: 573/893-2980
amlegnmo@aol.com
www.missourilegion.org