Nursing Scholarship (American Legion)

The American Legion of Iowa

The National Lung & Respiratory Nursing Scholarship was established in 1957. The Scholarship provides help to students seek the means to help the special children by practicing their career or conduct research related to lung and respiratory diseases. The scholarship awards $3,000 every year.

Key Information

Eligibility Requirements

  • Minimum GPA:
  • Financial Need:
    Not Mentioned
  • Other Academic Requirements:
    Registered nurses that desire to continue their nursing education in the field of pediatric lung and respiratory diseases on a part-time or full-time basis.
  • Citizenship:
    Applicants must be a United States Citizen
  • College:
    Applicants must be accepted by a regionally accredited school of nursing.
  • Major/Career:
    Applicants who is striving to specialize in pediatrics will be given preference

Application Details

  • Judging Criteria:
    Awards are made on the basis of personal and academic qualifications with consideration given to past experience and future employment plans as they relateto pediatric lung and respiratory disease nursing.
  • Transcript:
  • Resume/Activity List:
    Not required
  • Essay:
    Brief essay on why you are pursuing this career and your future goals.
  • Recommendation Letters:
    Three non-relative letters of recommendations which may include clergy, charity groups, school counselors, etc.
  • Other Materials:
    Applicants must provide proof of class registration, letter of acceptance from a regionally accredited school of nursing and current state Registered Nurse license or registration.Applications may be obtained from the organizations website: or may write to our headquarters office: PO Box 1108 Lake Dallas TX 75065-1108.

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