Time is running out for the Veterans of Foreign Wars Scholarships for both High School & Elementary School Students!
The Voice of Democracy and Patriots’ Pen Youth Essay deadline is November 1, 2010.
Every year, hundreds of thousands of students participate in the Voice of Democracy Scholarship Competition and the Patriot’s Pen Essay Contest, garnering more than $3.4 million in scholarships and incentives.
The VFW Scout of the Year Scholarship deadline is March 1, 2010.
The VFW honors an outstanding scout through the VFW Scout of the Year Scholarship program.
Besides the VFW’s outstanding scholarship programs, Posts and Auxiliaries across the nation work with youth in scouting, sports, ROTC and military cadet programs. By providing leaders, funding, sponsorships and other resources, the VFW and its Auxiliaries encourage millions of America’s young adults to higher ideals and greater personal achievement.
The deadline for the “Patriot’s Pen” essay is November 1st. and “The Voice of Democracy” for high school students is also November 1st. Participants should contact Michael J. Ridge, directly @ (708) 805-0320 if they are interested. We will need 2 photo’s of the entrant when turn in their entries.
Information about these scholarship opportunities was distributed to Fenwick High School, Trinity High School and all Berwyn Schools. So far, the Berwyn VFW Post has received a grand total of 3 entries – completely embarrassing!