Vietnam Veterans of America

Chapter 800

Bergen County, NJ


This year marks the end of the Vietnam war 45 years ago.

"Many People Today Believe The US Won the War in Vietnam, Yet Many People Believe the US Lost the War. What Are Your Thoughts and Opinions"

(Please adhere to this theme)

Length of Essay

Minimum of 400 words, maximum of 500 words.


1. Open to all high school seniors.

2. Must be the son I daughter I grandchild I niece I nephew of chapter

 member /deceased member in good standing. (membership will be verified.)

 3. Student plans entry into college or trade school this year and must show proof

 of entry to school.

Time frame:  

Essay must be in possession of chapter by Memorial Day 2020 (May 25th).


Mail to:  VVA Chapter 800, 100 Main Street, Little Ferry, NJ 07643 or

 E-Mail to: as a word document with the title:  Scholarship Essay

Checks will be made out to the school and presented to the winning students during the June meeting. All entries are final and will be judged by the scholarship committee. Entries will be judged impartially. All essays must be typed with your name, phone number, relative in chapter, and school that you will be attending.

good luck to all

See drop down menu for past years winners and essays

Chapter 800 21st Annual

Kevin O'Neil Scholarship

Chapter 800 will be awarding $1,000 scholarships this year to eligible high school seniors of chapter members. If your son / daughter / grandchild / niece / nephew plan to further their education, then please take advantage of this opportunity