2021 scholarship winners named

The American Legion Department of Minnesota Americanism Committee has announced winners of 2021 scholarships.

Memorial Scholarship
• Bryce Fabian, Breezy Point, $500, Bemidji State University
• Matthew Tobkin, Detroit Lakes, $500, University of Minnesota
• Madalyn DeYoung, Eyota, $500, South Dakota State University
• Victoria Proulx, Crookston, $500, Minnesota State University, Moorhead
• Isaiah Biehn, Bemidji, $500, Bemidji State University
• Melissa Honnald, $500, College of St. Benedict

Foundation Scholarship
• Lily Lorenson, Perham, $500, University of Notre Dame
• Ava Provencher, Litchfield, $500, South Dakota State University
• Alexis Hanson, Wheaton, $500, Lake Area Technical College

Nurse’s Training Scholarship
• Amber Linn, St. Cloud, $1,000, College of St. Benedict
• Anna Kiminski, Duluth, $1,000, College of St. Scholastica
• Kaitlyn Sanstead, Hoffman, $1,000, College of St. Benedict


Scholarship forms

The Department of Minnesota offers two different types of scholarships for post secondary education.

Click on the scholarship forms below for more information.

Memorial Scholarship Application
Minnesota American Legion Foundation Scholarship
Minnesota American Legion Nurses Training Scholarship

Information and forms are available through the above links. Additional information can be obtained by emailing Jennifer Kelley at or calling 651-291-1800.

The American Legion National Scholarships

Link to the National website Scholarship page;

The American Legion Department of Minnesota is grateful for state grants given for our services to veterans and their families. Read more about the grants:

MDVA Grants


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