American Legion Scholarships available to local students

American Legion Auxiliary Howard McCarty Unit #290 of Cambridge has distributed the following college scholarship application blanks to the guidance offices of Cambridge-Isanti High School and Braham Area High School.

• American Legion Auxiliary Howard McCarty Unit #290—one (1), $1,000 scholarship for Cambridge-Isanti High School and one (1) scholarship, $1,000 at Braham Area High School for female students. Applications are due at respective guidance offices by Friday, March 15.

• American Legion Auxiliary Children of Warriors National Presidents’ Scholarships-Three scholarships will be awarded in each Division of the American Legion Auxiliary-one (1) for $2,500, one (1) for $2,000 and one for $1,000. The applicant must be a descendent of a veteran. Completed applications must be submitted to President Carol Holmgren at the American Legion Building, Cambridge, before March 1. After certification by the president, the application will be mailed to ALA Department Office, St. Paul, MN on or before March 15.

• American Legion Auxiliary Department of Minnesota Scholarships-Seven (7) $1000 scholarships (for children or grandchildren of a veteran). The applicant must present the completed application to local American Legion Auxiliary President Carol Holmgren at the American Legion Building, Cambridge, before March 5. After certification by the president, the application will be mailed to ALA Department Office, St. Paul, MN by the president by March 15.

• Past Presidents Parley Health Care Scholarship-up to ten (10) $1000 scholarships awarded for one year to members of the American Legion Auxiliary, Minnesota. Scholarship must be used for education beyond high school in the health care field. Application deadline is March 15.

• American Legion Auxiliary Spirit of Youth Scholarship for Junior Members-One (1) four year ($1000 per year) scholarship awarded to a Junior member (for the past 3 years) of the American Legion Auxiliary in each division of the American Legion Auxiliary. The applicant must be in her senior year of high school. The completed application must be presented to President Carol Holmgren at the American Legion Building, Cambridge, before March 1.

• Non-traditional Student Scholarship-One (1) $1,000 scholarship to a member of the American Legion, American Legion Auxiliary or Sons of the American Legion. Application blanks available at Anoka-Ramsey Community College, Cambridge Campus. The completed application must be presented to American Legion Auxiliary President Carol Holmgren at the American Legion Building, Cambridge, before March 1, for signature and mailing to the American Legion Auxiliary Department Office, St. Paul, MN.

For further information or additional forms, contact American Legion Auxiliary Unit #290 Education Chairman Donna Maki at 763-689-1916.

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