Veterans of Foreign Wars offer scholarships

June 7, 2011

By Staff

The Veterans of Foreign Wars has scholarship programs for students in grades three through 12.

The top award is $30,000 from the national VFW with multiple awards available from the local Post 3436.

Participants can enter every year as there’s a new theme each time.

The programs are:

  • Voice of Democracy — for grades nine through 12 — 2011-12 theme “Is There Pride in Serving in our Military?”
  • Patriot’s Pen — for grades six through eight — 2011-12 theme “Are You Proud of Your Country?”
  • State VFW Youth Essay Program — for grades three through five — 2011-12 theme “What is an American?”
  • Boy Scout of the Year

There is also a program to enter your favorite teacher to receive an award.

Learn about the programs and deadlines or enter at www.vfw.com, or call 392-6539 or 221-2503.

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