The Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars offer several scholarship and recognition award opportunities for Junior and Senior High School students, teachers, and scouts.
Some are available to all, and others are exclusive to current VFW or Auxiliary members and their families.
Here is the list of scholarship and recognition award opportunities for the public and for eligible members available during the 2012-2013 school year. Direct links to current articles that provide detailed information, brochures and applications are included:
- Junior High (grades 6, 7 & 8): Patriot’s Pen Essay Contest
- High School (grades 9-12): Voice of Democracy Audio-Essay Competition
- High School (grades 9-12): Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest
- Scouts (Boys and Girls): Scout of the Year
- Teacher Recognition: National Citizenship Education Teacher of the Year
- Members and Family Only: Junior Girls Scholarship
- Members and Family Only: Ladies Auxiliary $1000 Continuing Education
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