Vietnam Veterans of America

Chapter 800

Bergen County, NJ

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  Congratulations to Kasie Marella and Shannon Jordan
Winners of Chapter ''800'' Kevin O'Neil 20th Annual Scholarship

​Copies of the Essays coming soon

Chapter 800 awarded two $1,000 scholarships this year to eligible high school seniors of chapter members. 

the rules of the contest:

Theme:                         How has the Veteran in your family influenced your life?

  (Please explain in your own words and 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 VVA or AVVA 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 2019 (May 27th).

Mail to:  VVA Chapter 800, 49 Kearny St, Lyndhurst  NJ 07071 or  

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

 Checks will be made out to the school and be 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.