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Crookston Times - Crookston, MN
  • Marcella Arnold Nursing Scholarship available

  • The Marcella Arnold Nursing Scholarship application deadline is April 1.
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  •     The Marcella Arnold Nursing Scholarship application deadline is April 1.   
        The applicant must be a nursing student in an associate or baccalaureate degree school of nursing or prior to the start of an LPN program. The scholarship is designed to help fund the final year.  The scholarship can be used for tuition, books, laboratory or similar fees.   
        Applicants must be eligible to join the VFW or Ladies Auxiliary, or a child or grandchild of a VFW or Ladies Auxiliary member.   
        Applications are available from local chair Twylla Altepeter at the Fertile Journal, 945-6120, or evenings at 281-6582 or from the Ladies Auxiliary VFW, Department of Minnesota.   
        An official transcript from the school is necessary for the application to be processed. A letter of recommendation from the academic advisor or nursing instructor is required. Students must apply in the spring prior to their final year of nursing school.   
        Send the required document to: Ladies Auxiliary VFW, Department of Minnesota, Veterans Service Building, 20 West 12th St., Floor 3, St. Paul, MN 55155.   
        The scholarship recipients will be notified by personal contact or by mail of the amount of the scholarship.    
        The recipient of the scholarship will be given an opportunity to help veterans by practicing at a Veterans Administration Medical Center or a Veterans Home.

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