Marcella Arnold Nursing Scholarship

This scholarship is sponsored by the Department of MN VFW Auxiliaries. It is designed to provide financial aid to eligible nursing students in their final year of Nursing School.


  1. The applicant must be a full time Nursing Student in an Associate or Bachelor Degree School of Nursing, or prior to the start of a LPN program. The scholarship is designed to help fund the final year.
  2. Applicant must be a member of or eligible to join the Veterans of Foreign Wars or VFW Auxiliary.
  3. Applicants must be a resident of Minnesota, or a non-resident of Minnesota with a membership in the Minnesota VFW or Auxiliary, attending a Nursing School in Minnesota.
  4. A Reservist can be eligible IF they have been awarded a campaign or service ribbon which establishes eligibility for the VFW, or eligible under number 2.

Signed application, financial statement and personal statement must be sent together to the VFW Auxiliary, Department of Minnesota, Veterans Service Bldg., 20 West 12th Street, Floor 3, St. Paul, MN 55155-2002