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American Legion Auxiliary Department of Missouri Lela Murphy Scholarship


Scholarship of $500 for high school graduate. $250 will be awarded each semester. Applicant must be Missouri resident and the granddaughter or great-granddaughter of a living or deceased Auxiliary member. Sponsoring unit and department must validate application.

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Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be an undergraduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university, a four-year college, two-year college or a vocational-tech school
  • CheckmarkCitizenship requirements: US
  • CheckmarkRestricted to female students
  • CheckmarkMust currently be a high school student
  • CheckmarkMust study full-time
  • CheckmarkRestricted to residents of Missouri
  • CheckmarkMust be affiliated with American Legion or Auxiliary
  • Checkmark Must be in or a veteran of any U.S. Armed Service Checkmark Must be a dependent of the service(s) specified above

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Contact Karen D. Larson
Department Secretary/Treasurer
Tel: 573-636-9133
Fax: 573-635-3467 Address 600 Ellis Boulevard
Jefferson City, MO 65101-1615