Al and Williamary Viste Scholarship

Written by Paul Wynns

The objective of the 101st Airborne Division Association and Screaming Eagle Foundation scholarship program is to provide financial assistance to students who have the potential to become assets to our nation.
The major factors to be considered in the evaluation and rating of applicants are eligibility, career objectives, academic record, and insight gained from the letter requesting consideration and letters of recommendation.


  • Applicant’s parents, grandparents, great grandparents, husband or wife is (or if deceased, was) a regular or life member (not an associate member) of the 101st Airborne Division Association.
  • Chappie Hall Scholarship – Applicant must maintain a 3.0 or better.
  • Al & Willamary Viste Scholarship – Applicant must maintain a minimum cumulative 3.75 or better (transcript required). Applicant must be either an upper classman (3rd or 4th year) or graduate student in a medical or science field.
  • Applicant shall not be attending nor accepted as a student to the United States Military Academy, the Naval Academy, the Air Force Academy, or the USCG Academy.


  • Applicant must complete the Screaming Eagle Foundation, “Application for Scholarship” Form and provide all required documentation.
  • If qualified, students may apply for both the Chappie Hall and Al & Willamary Viste scholarships, but will only receive one.
  • Applicants may apply and receive an award each year for a maximum of four years for an undergraduate degree and two years for a graduate degree.

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The Screaming Eagles is a nickname associated with the 101st Airborne Division, an elite modular specialized light infantry division of the United States Army. The division is renowned for its role in major military operations, notably during World War II, the Vietnam War, and more recent conflicts such as those in Afghanistan and Iraq. The 101st Airborne Division's insignia features a bald ...

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Eligibility information

College Upperclassmen & Graduate Students