Laverne Noyes Scholarship
Awards are available to undergraduate students who are directly descended by blood from veterans of World War I. The scholarships are granted for one year at a time, although they may be renewed for a maximum of eight semesters, providing the student fulfills the scholarship requirements. There is often a one-year waiting period for eligible applicants.
The LaVerne Noyes Scholarship is available to undergraduate students who are directly descended by blood from veterans of World War I who fulfilled at least one of the following:
Served on active duty overseas between May 11, 1917, and Armistice Day (November 11, 1918)
Served at least six months non-combat duty between May 11, 1917, and November 11, 1918
Died in service between May 11, 1917, and November 11, 1918
Documents to be provided by the student: (also listed on FinAidScholar)
A copy of the birth certificates for the applicant, parent, grandparent and great-grandparent (if applicable)
A copy of the enlistment papers
A copy of the honorable discharge papers
Documentation can be obtained from:
1. County Courthouse where Veteran lived
2. State Historical Society of Iowa (Phone: 515.281.5111)
3. National Personal Record Center (Phone: 314.801.0800)
4. U.S. Veterans Affairs Department (Phone: 515.699.5999)
US Citizenship is required.