Linn County Vietnam Veterans Memorial Scholarship Endowment

This scholarship endowment has been made possible by generous donations for over 2 decades by Chapter 585 Vietnam Veteran’s of Linn County. This scholarship is created to support veterans, a spouse of a veteran or off-spring of a veteran. This scholarship prioritizes applicants in the following order: Vietnam vets, spouse or offspring of Vietnam vets, disabled vets, vets of other wars, spouse or offspring of other vets. Student must have GPA of 2.4 or better, demonstrate activity within community and applicants from Linn County will be given preference. Applicant must supply documentation (DD-214) to verify veteran qualifications for this scholarship (for spouse or family this is always required). Applicant must be degree/certificate seeking in any major and show financial need. Recipient must attend a minimum of three-quarter time or 9 credits enrollment (with a minimum of 6 credits at LBCC.) LBCC/OSU Degree Partnership credits may be combined toward the minimum 9 credits (with a minimum of 6 credits at LBCC.)

Applicants needing assistance obtaining documentation of a family member’s military service, contact the LBCC Foundation Office
541-917-4209 or

Applicant must include a statement with their application describing their relationship to the Vietnam Veteran requirement.
Award Selection Priorities: 1. Vietnam Veteran 2. Spouse or offspring of Vietnam Veteran to include grandchildren and great-grandchildren (natural and/or step-children) 3. Any disabled Veteran 4. Other Veterans 5. Spouse or offspring of other Veterans
Minimum enrollment of three-quarter time (9 credits) with a minimum of 6 credits at LBCC if Degree Partnership Program Student
Scholarships can be used for: Tuition, fees, books, childcare, living expenses and/or special needs.

Award Amount: $2,400
Number of Awards available: 1
Apply during Spring, Fall Terms
Enrollment requirement per term: minimum 3/4 Time (9 credit hours)
Term(s) award to be paid: Fall, Winter, Spring

A thank you letter is required upon receipt of the award.

Supplemental Questions
  1. Please use the link below to upload your DD 214 or other acceptable proof of service.
  2. If you are not a veteran yourself, what is your relationship with the veteran?