M.D. Jack Murphy Scholarship

American Legion - Missouri

The scholarship was established to provide financial assistance to outstanding descendants of a veteran who are planning to pursue a career in nursing.

Key Information

Eligibility Requirements

  • Age/Grade Level:
    High school graduates
  • Financial Need:
  • Class Rank:
    Applicant must graduate in the top 40% of his / her class
  • Residence:
    Be a resident of the state of Missouri
  • College:
    Must be attending an accredited college / university as a full-time student
  • Major/Career:
    One applicant planning a career as a Registered Nurse
  • Military:
    Any child, grandchild or great grandchild of a veteran who is unmarried and under the age of 21 and is A legitimate child, A child legally adopted, A stepchild of and living in the veterans home, An illegitimate child (when necessary proof of relationship is provided).
  • Miscellaneous:
    Shall be an unmarried dependent under the age of 21;

Application Details

  • Transcript:
  • Resume/Activity List:
  • Other Materials:
    Complete application form; Counselor's statement must be attached; A copy of the veteran's discharge or separation notice must be submitted with the application

Contact Information

  • Name: John Buckwalter
  • Phone: (660) 627-4713