The local chapter of Vietnam Veterans of America is accepting applications for its 2011 scholarship program.
A $500 scholarship will be awarded to a senior at Dawson County High School.
The applicant must be a descendant of a United States military veteran of the Vietnam War or of a Vietnam-era veteran.
Applicants must be in financial need to meet college or university educational expenses, maintain above average grades and demonstrate a spirit of volunteerism and community involvement.
Applications may be picked up at the guidance counselor’s office at the school. Deadline is April 29, 2011.
For more information, contact Wayne Watkins at (706) 429-5002.