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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.


Specifications:

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: https://www.archives.gov/veterans/military-service-records

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 www.cfnil.org/scholarships

Questions about this scholarship? Contact CFNIL at scholarships@cfnil.org



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