STATE — Graduating high school seniors have until Friday, April 11, 2014 at 5 p.m. to submit their applications and essays to qualify for one of two 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.
The deadline for application and essay submission is 5 p.m. on Friday, April 11, 2014. (Those postmarked prior to due date, but received after the deadline, will NOT be accepted). Applications may be mailed, faxed (732) 335-1107 or delivered to the NJVVM Scholarship Program, 1 Memorial Lane, P.O. Box 648, Holmdel, NJ 07733.
For more information and to download an application, visit http://www.njvvmf.org/scholarships-for-students.html or call (732) 335-0033 xt. 100
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