Scholarships

New Jersey Vietnam Veterans' Memorial Foundation Scholarship Program

Each year the New Jersey Vietnam Veterans' Memorial Foundation awards two (2) scholarships to high school seniors from New Jersey who plan to further their education either at a college, university or trade/technical school.

Winners are notified in early May and awarded the scholarship during the Memorial Day Ceremony held at the New Jersey Vietnam Veterans' Memorial. In addition to the scholarship application and proof of acceptance to a college or trade school, all applicants must submit an essay about his/her visit to the New Jersey Vietnam Veterans' Memorial, located off the Garden State Parkway at exit 116 in Holmdel. Free guided tours of the Memorial are available on Saturdays at 11:00 Am and 1:00 PM, during scholarship season (February through April), to accommodate students submitting a scholarship application.

2013-14 Application

Graduating seniors have until April 11, 2014, to submit their applications and essays to qualify for one of two (2) scholarships offered by the New Jersey Vietnam Veterans' Memorial Foundation. The scholarships, each in the amount of $2,500, will be awarded to high school seniors from New Jersey who plan to further their education either at a college or university or trade/technical school. 

Winners will be notified in early May and will be awarded the scholarship on Monday, May 26, 2014, during the Memorial Day Ceremony held at the New Jersey Vietnam Veterans' Memorial. 

In addition to the scholarship application and proof of acceptance to a college or trade school, all applicants must submit an essay about his/her visit to the
New Jersey Vietnam Veterans' Memorial, located off the Garden State Parkway at exit 116 in Holmdel. 

For more information about our Scholarship Program please call Lynn Duane at 732-335-0033 xt. 100

Download the application here

2014 Scholarship Tours will take place every Saturday, starting at 11:00 AM from February 1 - April 5 (No need to make an appointment)

Below are the winning essays by year: