College Scholarships

New Jersey Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial Foundation
Scholarship Program

Each year the New Jersey Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial Foundation awards two (2) $2,500.00 scholarships to high school seniors from New Jersey who plan to further their education 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 (January through April), to accommodate students submitting a scholarship application.

For more information about our Scholarship Program please email the Scholarship Committee scholarship@njvvmf.org

PHONE CALLS ARE NOT ACCEPTED FOR SCHOLARSHIP QUESTIONS

The scholarship application can be found here.

 

2019 Winning Essays Announced:

Meghan Merenich

John Grasso

 

Examples of previous winning essays can be found here, here, and here.

Scholarship Tours will take place every Saturday, at 11:00 AM and 1:00 PM from January 26 – April 7

(No need to make an appointment)


The New Jersey Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial Foundation Scholarship Program is made possible through the generous support of Affinity Federal Credit Union.