Vietnam Veterans of America

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Vietnam Veterans of America

8605 Cameron St., Ste. 400 Silver Spring, MD 20910
Ph: (301)585-4000
Fax: (301)585-0519 Free: (180)0882-1316
E-mail: [email protected]

Mike Nash Memorial Scholarships (Undergraduate/Scholarship)

Purpose: To provide support and assistance to veterans in securing earned benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs. Focus: General studies. Qualif.: Applicants must be dependent children, grandchildren, orphans, and widows of deceased Vietnam Veterans. Criteria: Recipients are selected based on the completeness of the application, demonstrated need, and grade point average.

Funds Avail.: No amount specified. Number Awarded: 1. To Apply: Applicants must submit a completed application form; a high school or college transcript; photocopy of SAT, ACT, or other acknowledged testing source results; a letter of acceptance from a college, university or post-secondary training institution; a copy of form DD-214 and death certificate from the related Vietnam era veteran, if the veteran is deceased. Applicants must provide a statement describing financial need; include a copy of the applicant's parent and the applicant's most current personal income tax form; two letters of reference from current or former teachers, academic advisors, employers, or ministers attesting the applicant's character; and a letter in the applicant's own words, expressing current educational goals and objectives, individual accomplishments and any other personal information that may assist in the selection process. Deadline: May 31.

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