The North Georgia Mountains Chapter #970 of Vietnam Veterans of America has announced its scholarship program for 2018-2019.
Two scholarships will be awarded in the amount of $1,000 to a high school senior. One winner will be chosen from Dawson County High School and Lumpkin County High School, or an equivalent/accredited home schooling program.
Applicants must be a graduating senior and be a descendant of a United States military veteran of the Vietnam War or wartime service to present. A descendant as defined by the chapter includes natural or adopted children, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.
Applicants must be in financial need to meet college or university educational expenses, maintain above average grades, and most importantly, demonstrate a spirit of volunteerism and community involvement.
Applications are available through the counselor’s office at the high school. The submission deadline is April 17.