2022 Jim Shields Memorial Scholarship Program

Number of Scholarships to be Awarded

This year the NDIA intends to award two (2) scholarships of $10,000 each.


Students must be a graduating high school senior in the school year in which the application is being submitted.

Evaluation Criteria

  • Ability as demonstrated:
    • Transcript
    • 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)

Deadline Date

June 10, 2022

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.

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