LaVerne Noyes Award

Eligibility Requirements:

To qualify, you must:

    • Be a U.S. citizen
    • Be enrolled at least half time in a degree-seeking undergraduate program
    • Make satisfactory academic progress
    • Demonstrate at least $1,000 in unmet financial need on your FAFSA
    • Provide documentation that your qualifying World War I veteran met the following requirements: 
      • Honorable discharge or discharge due to death
      • One of the following: 
        • Six months of military service prior to November 11, 1918
        • Active service overseas in World War I prior to November 11, 1918
        • Died in service during World War I

Documentation requirements:

After you have completed your FAFSA and determined that you have $1,000 or more in unmet need, contact us to submit your documentation. Documentation should include:

    • Copies of birth certificates and/or marriage licenses tracing your relationships completely and directly to the veteran (a birth certificate for the veteran is not required)
    • Official documentation to verify the veteran’s military service, such as: 
      • An honorable discharge certificate
      • A certification letter from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

You’ll need to provide documentation prior to your first award only. If you’re unable to submit all documentation until after an award period is ended, you will not be able to receive the award for that period.


The award will provide $1,000 per year ($500 per semester).  The amount and number of awards will be determined annually.