La Societe des Quarante Hommes et Huit Chevaux (The Society of Forty Men and Eight Horses), is an independent, invitation only, honor society of American veterans and service members; more commonly known as The Forty and Eight.
The Forty and Eight is committed to charitable and patriotic aims. Our purpose is to uphold and defend the Constitution of the United States, to promote the well-being of veterans, their widows, widowers and orphans, and to actively participate in selected charitable endeavors, which include programs that promote child welfare and nurses training.
The titles and symbols of The Forty and Eight are derived from the experiences of U.S. troops during World War I. American soldiers were transported to the front on the French rail system. Cramped into narrow gauge boxcars, each stenciled with "40 Hommes/8 Chevaux", denoting its capacity to hold either 40 men or 8 horses.
The Forty and Eight was founded in 1920 by American veterans returning from France. Originally an arm of the American Legion, the Forty and Eight became an independent and separately incorporated veteran's organization in 1960.
2 scholarships for LPN program. 2 scholarships for LPN to RN.
Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN)
Registered Nursing (LPN to RN)
Applicant must be a fulltime student enrolled in the Licensed Practical Nursing Program or LPN-RN program
Applicant must maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher
Applicant must be in good academic standing with the program
Recommendations may be requested from program instructors
Applicant must complete the MTC Online application during the open application period to be eligible to receive this scholarship.