Right now any full time student enrolled in higher education in St. Louis County or a student from St. Louis County who is a full time student outside of the county, can apply for the Mike Colalillo Medal of honor scholarship. This scholarship pays $1000 to the recipient.

In order to apply for the scholarship, applicants are required to submit a 3 to 10 page double-spaced research paper on a topic relevant to veterans of St. Louis County, Minnesota. A minimum of one resource from the Albert J. Amatuzio Research Center must be referenced.

According to a press release from the history people:

An example of a project would be a research paper on a historical event in St. Louis County, Minnesota, related to a conflict, a war, the homefront or a county veteran. Application forms are available on our website at http://www.thehistorypeople.org/handouts.asp. The application deadline is Monday, November 2, 2015. The scholarship will be awarded at the Veterans’ Remembrance Dinner on December 3, 2015.



Download an application here. For questions or more information, contact Executive Director JoAnne Coombe at joanne@thehistorypeople.org or 218.733.7581.