Vietnam Veterans of America Palestine (Texas) Chapter 991 announced it will select five area students for scholarship grants of up to $1,000 each in April. The scholarships will fund study starting in Fall 2020 at four-year universities and colleges, community and junior colleges, or trade schools.
The VVA/AVVA Chapter 991 Scholarship Program grants four to six scholarships of up to $1,000 in the fall and spring semesters. Since the program was founded in 2007, the chapter has awarded more than $100,000.
Applicants must be members of a family of a Vietnam War or Vietnam War-era veteran who lives in Chapter 991’s six-county service area or was a resident while alive. Applications can be downloaded from www.vva991palestinetx.org and must be submitted by April 3 to be considered.