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Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 984 Scholarship

Updated: Jan 8

Supporting the descendants of U.S. military veterans.

Applicants must:

- Be a graduating high school senior or high school graduate (or GED equivalent);

-Currently reside in Boone or Winnebago County;

- Be related to an Honorably Discharged Veteran, National Guard Reservist, US Military Reservist, or a current active-duty service member.


Academic performance will be given moderate consideration in the selection process.

For the purposes of this scholarship, relative is defined as parent, grandparent, aunt, uncle, or sibling. Applicant must provide a copy of the servicemember's DD-214 or current military ID. You can request a copy of the DD Form 214 here:

Two awards will be made each year, one each to a male and female applicant.

This scholarship is administered by the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois (CFNIL). CFNIL's scholarship application opens December 1 and closes February 1 every year. Learn more about CFNIL's scholarship program and application process at

Questions about this scholarship? Contact CFNIL at


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