Minnesota Soldier Scholarship

The VFW Auxiliary, Department of Minnesota, is pleased to offer a one-time scholarship to eligible veterans or active military to provide incentive and aid to Minnesota Soldiers wanting to further their education and needing assistance.


  1. The applicant must be a Minnesota resident.
  2. Veteran who honorably served or soldier currently serving who has been awarded a campaign or service ribbon, as verified with proper documentation.

Scholarship awards will be sent to the school and may be used for the following: tuition, books, lab and/or similar fees for college, vocational, or online courses. Awards must be used for the current year.


  1. Signed application, military record with campaign or service ribbon proof, essay and financial 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 or by email to: vfwamn@vfwamn.org. Questions can be directed to the Department Office, 651-291-1759.
  2. Previous recipients of the scholarship may not apply.