VFW Auxiliary offers scholarships
The Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary 1638 in Merrill announces three scholarship opportunities.
A $1,000 Lillian Campbell Scholarship is for a second-year college student in the medical field. This scholarship is for nursing, pharmacists, physical assistance, medical and surgical technicians, physical and occupational therapist, dental, radiology and other related medical professions. The applicant or a member of his/her immediate family must have served in the military. The applicant must be enrolled in a medical program at a college or technical school at least one year prior to applying (may be completing first year at time of application).
One $750 scholarship for EMT or Paramedic student is also being offered. Applicants may be first-year EMT or paramedic students to apply. The scholarship deadline is April 30, 2014. Applicants are asked to submit a 200-word essay titled “Why I’m Interested in Studying this Medical Field.”
A $500 Frank N. Brown Scholarship is for children or grandchildren of current VFW/VFWA members. Students must be a senior in high school. The deadline for applying is April 30, 2014.
For application forms and more information, call Marie Skic at 715-536-6065.