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Vietnamese American Uniformed Services Association (VAUSA) Hội Quân Nhân Mỹ Gốc Việt 2016 VAUSA Fallen Heroes Scholarship Application

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The VAUSA Fallen Heroes Scholarship Fund is established in remembrance of U.S. uniformed services members of Vietnamese descent who have given the ultimate sacrifice in defense of Freedom and Democracy for our great Nation. The Fund is intended to honor their service and selfless devotion to duty to preserve our way of life, liberty and our pursuit of happiness. The goal of this Fund is to support the scholarship recipients financially in their successful college studies while they actively promote the recognition and acknowledgement of these Fallen Heroes within their community. Eligibility Requirements
  1. Applicant must be enrolled full time or accepted into an accredited undergraduate college or university program.
  2. Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident.
  3. Applicant must be of Vietnamese American or Vietnamese AmeriAsian descent.
  4. Applicant must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale.
  5. Applicant must provide a copy of the latest SAT and/or ACT scores.
  6. Applicant must be actively involved in a community service organization.
  7. Applicant must agree to have their name and photo published in the news media or website as a recipient of the VAUSA Fallen Heroes Scholarship Fund.
  8. Previous VAUSA scholarship recipients are not eligible for subsequent years scholarship.
Application Requirements
  1. Submit a completed VAUSA Fallen Heroes Scholarship application via email to
or via mail to VAUSA P.O. Box 2383 Springfield, VA 22152
  1. Submit one letter of recommendation from community service organization addressing the applicant’s community service leadership ability, contribution and involvement.
  2. Submit two letters of recommendation from academic teachers or professors addressing the applicant’s academic achievement and scholastic ability.
  3. Submit a copy of an acceptance or enrollment letter from an accredited undergraduate college or university.
5. Submit an official college or high school transcript.

6. Submit any other pertinent information upon requested by the scholarship committee.

  • The BEST applicant will receive the Corporal Binh N. Le’s scholarship for $10,000 over four years of undergraduate college/university (at $2,500 per year as long as he/she maintains a 3.0 GPA).
  • Eleven (11) $2,000 scholarships will be awarded to the remaining qualified applicants.
  • One (1) $2,000 scholarship will be awarded to a VAUSA and Family of the Association (FOTA) Paid Member’s dependent.
Selection Process The VAUSA Fallen Heroes Scholarship Fund will be administered and selected by VAUSA’s Scholarship Committee.  The VAUSA Executive Committee will be the final approval of the scholarship recipients. Payment of Award Scholarship recipients will be notified by VAUSA Executive Committee with instructions on scholarship disbursement. Responsibilities
  1. Applicants shall ensure that they have read, understand, and accept all application requirements.
  2. Applicants shall ensure that they submit a complete and accurate application before 15 August 2016 deadline.
Click here for the application form: VAUSA_Fallen_Heroes_Scholarship_Application