· An applicant must:
1. Be a senior in a Burlington
School or a child/grandchild High School Senior of a member of Vietnam Veterans Chapter
2 Have maintained a grade point average of “C” (or the numerical equivalent)
or higher for the last academic year.
Plan to attend, full or part time, an accredited
college or other institution of higher learning such as an accredited vocational or technical institute.
· Must include the following:
1. A completed scholarship application form. (Download a copy from the link below).
2. A current transcript.
A letter of acceptance from the institution where the applicant
plans to use the scholarship. Letters of acceptance may be submitted subsequent
to the application submittal deadline, but must be submitted before acceptance of any scholarship award.
4. One of the following typed essays: (All essays MUST be between 400-500 words).
Reflecting upon your visit to the New Jersey Vietnam Veterans’
Memorial in Holmdel, NJ.
(Tours are available and can be scheduled by calling the Memorial at 1-800-648-8387).
Reflecting upon your visit to the Vietnam Veterans’
Memorial in Washington, D.C.
C. Reflecting upon an interview you had with a Vietnam Veteran.
5. All applications MUST be post marked no later than April 30th, 2019. No
application will be accepted after this date. There are two awards: First place $2500 and second place $1500. Both
Scholarship Awards will be presented at our annual Chapter Picnic on June 22, 2019 at the German American Society, 215 Uncle
Pete’s Road, Yardville, NJ 08691 beginning at 12:00 PM. Any questions, please call Ordway Van Hee at 609-504-2847, Dale Watson at 609-259-2691
or Tony Laudicina at 609-410-5069. (Please leave
a message if necessary)
· All application materials and submitted essays become the property of VVA Chapter 899.
Applications will be kept as part of the Chapter’s records
for a period of at least six months after the latest application deadline.
All conflicts will be reviewed and voted on
by the Board and any voting decision made by a majority of Board Members present will be a final and binding decision.
send the completed application package to:
VIETNAM VETERANS' OF AMERICA CHAPTER 899
ATTN: SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEE
PO BOX 263
BORDENTOWN, NJ 08505
GOOD LUCK APPLICANTS !!!