Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 984 Scholarship

Updated: Oct 22, 2020

To provide educational resources to students who are direct descendants of a Vietnam veteran.


Applicants must:


-Be a direct descendant of a Vietnam veteran and must provide a copy of the DD Form 214 when completing the application;

- Live in Winnebago or Boone County, or be the direct descendent of a veteran who is an active member of the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 984;

- Have a minimum GPA of at least 2.5/4.0; and

- Be a high school graduate or a graduating high school senior.


Two scholarship awards will be made each year—one to a male and one to a female. The scholarship is non-renewable, but past applicants may reapply.


You can request a copy of the DD Form 214 here: https://www.archives.gov/veterans/military-service-records


Learn more about the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 984 Scholarship.

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 Program Officer Ciara Stahly.


Logos for the Vietnam Veterans of American and the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois.