Vietnam Veterans of America South Bay Chapter 53 Scholarship

Hi Students and Parents,

Vietnam Veterans of America South Bay Chapter 53 is proud to announce their 25th Annual Scholarship Program for graduating high school students. In addition to encouraging and supporting continued education, they are trying to heighten awareness of the Vietnam War, the men and women who served during that period, and the huge impact it has made on the United States, both then and now. This year Chapter 53 will again award scholarships of $1,000 to selected college- or technical-school- bound South Bay area high school seniors.

Applicants must submit an essay on a Vietnam Era Veteran (defined as any Veteran who served in the U.S. Armed Forces on active duty, for other than training purposes, either 1) in the Republic of Vietnam between February 28, 1961 and May 7, 1975 or 2) in any duty location between August 5, 1964 and May 7, 1975.

An information flyer is attached and is also available for download from their website at Entries must be submitted before 11:59 P.M. on Monday April 13, 2020.