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War Orphan's Scholarship

The War Orphan's Scholarship is a Grant sponsored by Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs.

Award Information:

Amount of Grant: Full Tuition, plus $750 per year for books, fees, and other expenses
Requirements: Applicant must be a the child of a veteran who died of a service-connected disability and who was a Minnesota resident at time of entry into active duty attending an accredited school in Minnesota other than the U of Minnesota System. Applicant must have been a Minnesota resident for at least two years prior to application. Cite Minn. stat. 197.75, subd. 1.
Eligibility: College freshman, College sophomore, College junior, College senior

Sponsorship provided by:

Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs
Veterans Service Building
St. Paul, MN 55155-2079
Phone Number: 651 296 2562

You can find out more by contacting:

St. Paul, MN 55155-2079
Phone Number: 651 296 6728

It is important to thoroughly research available information on the grant. Getting the greatest odds of success will follow from initially researching the prerequisites and knowing if you fulfill them. At the outset be aware of the reason for involvement of the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs and what they hope to achieve with the War Orphan's Scholarship. Once that is done, figure out if you have a decent shot of being awarded the grant. Once you believe that you have a decent shot of going on to be one of the winners of the War Orphan's Scholarship, then it is useful to use your time.

One critical detail in the process of trying for the grant is filling out the application correctly. Occasionally the process can be time consuming, but take the time to make sure that your work was done correctly and thoroughly. Use caution to insure that you will not be bumped as the result of something that could have been avoided.

Once the application is sent off, it's important to know when the War Orphan's Scholarship chooses a winner and distributes the resources so that you can know if it is possible to count on the grant to help meet any bills associated with your education and what assistance it will provide, you might have to follow certain conditions on what expenses are covered by the War Orphan's Scholarship. It can be difficult to be able to take care of the increasing costs of education, and obtaining the War Orphan's Scholarship as a supplement to your own resources can make things much easier. Even if you don't obtain the War Orphan's Scholarship, keep at it, you can find different grants and your persistence may be rewarded.

Last Updated: 12/18/2015


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