The Tan Son Nhut Association is accepting applications for the school year beginning in the Fall of 2017 for a $5,000 scholarship from high school seniors.
The student must be a direct descendant of one who served in Vietnam for any period from January 1, 1959, to April 30, 1975.
Service may be either with the Armed Forces of the United States or the Republic of Vietnam or as a civilian at Tan Son Nhut Air Base either as an American or Vietnamese citizen.
Deadline to apply is May 1, 2017.
The scholarship is awarded in equal amounts over four years, provided the student maintains a 3.00 grade point average at the end of each school term and completes a minimum of 30 semester hours each year.
Recipients must pursue a four-year degree as a resident student at an accredited United States accredited college or university that grants bachelor or higher degrees but may begin higher education studies at a two-year accredited institution and transfer to an accredited school to complete the final two years leading to a bachelor's degree.
Complete information about eligibility, distribution of benefits, and renewal of the scholarship and the application are available at the Tan Son Nhut Association website (TSNA.org) and must be mailed no later than May 1, 2017 to:
TSNA Scholarship Committee
Please send donations to "The Tan Son Nhut Association, PO Box 236, Penryn, PA
If you wish to honor a person or make a donation in memory of someone, please provide contact information so that we may properly advise the honoree or surviving family of your donation.
TSNA is a 501(c)(19) tax exempt veterans' organization incorporated in the Commonwealth of Virginia.