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Offered by American Legion Auxiliary Department of California
The American Legion Auxiliary Department of California Past Presidents’ Parley Nursing Scholarship annually awards $4,000 to a California resident and nursing school student who is a veteran, a veteran’s spouse, a veteran’s widow/widower, or the child of a veteran who served in either of the World Wars, Korea, Vietnam, Grenada/Lebanon, Panama, and/or the Persian Gulf. To be eligible, applicants must be planning to enter or be currently enrolled in an accredited nursing school for the purpose of earning a Licensed Vocational Nurse, Registered Nurse, or other recognized nursing degree. The award can be renewed so long as the recipient continues to meet the requirements and submits a new application annually. Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity – submit your application to an Auxiliary Unit by the 1st Friday in April!
The American Legion Department of California is a war-time veterans community-service organization dedicated to supporting veterans and their families. The Department thus provides aid to veterans and sponsors youth programs to maintain an ongoing concern, support and commitment to the veteran community. In addition, the American Legion is strongly committed to maintaining a strong national defense.
This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.
College & Graduate Students
Veteran, Relative of Current or Former Military Member
In addition to the below application materials, applicants must submit a copy of their FAFSA Student Aid Report (SAR).
Proof of enrollment
Letters of Recommendation
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