Vietnam Veterans of America

Chapter 800

Bergen County, NJ

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Chapter 800 will be awarding $1000 Scholarships this year to eligible high school seniors related to chapter members. If your son, daughter, grandchild, niece or nephew plan to further his/her education then please take advantage of this opportunity

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  • Length of Essay: 400 Words Minimum - 500 Maximum 
  • ​High School Senior
  • Son, daughter, grandchild, niece or nephew of chapter or associare member in good standing, including deceased members (Membership will be verified)
  • Student must show proof of entry to college or trade school this year in order to receive an award
  • Entries must be typed (preferably in Word format electronically)
  • Must include Your Name, Phone Number, Relative in Chapter and School you will be attending

19th Annual CHAPTER 800 Kevin o'neill scholarship

THEME: How Has the Veteran in Your Family Influenced Your Life. 

Please use your own words adhering to this theme.

  • Essay must be in possession of Chapter by Memorial Day 2018 (May 28th)
  • Email to with the title "Scholarship Essay" and attach essay as a Word Document
  • or Mail to VVA Chapter 800, 49 Kearny Street , Lyndhurst NJ 07071 in time to meet the deadline