2023 Jim Shields Memorial Scholarship Programnidapica_admin
This particular scholarship program is made in honor of Mr. Jim Shields who served the US Army at Picatinny Arsenal for 34 years and finished his service as 2-Star Program Executive Officer for JPEO A&A.
Number of Scholarships to be Awarded
This year the NDIA intends to award 2-3 scholarships of $10,000 each.
Students must be a graduating high school senior in the school year in which the application is being submitted.
- Ability as demonstrated:
- SAT Scores
- Participation in extracurricular activities and awards received while in high school.
- Counselor and one teacher recommendation.
- Career Objectives
- Completion of an essay on the importance of Defense Preparedness for our Country (Approximately 1000 words)
May 10, 2023
Applications are to be forwarded to:
NDIA, P.O. Box 528, Wharton, NJ 07885
- Typewritten statements are preferred when completing this application.
- Family members of the Evaluation Team and/or Scholarship Corporation Trustees, or prior recipients of Picatinny Chapter Scholarships are not eligible for this scholarship.
- The scholarship will be awarded to eligible students without regard to race, creed or national origin.