Scholarship Programs

Scout of the Year

The Veterans of Foreign Wars has a Scout of the Year Scholarship.  The top award is $5,000.  Posts can recommend one scout to represent our community.  Please note that candidates applications  must be received by posts by March 1st, 2013.  Learn more

Candidates may only submit their application ONLY ONE POST  in their area.  Locate a NC Post

Patriot’s Pen and Voice of Democracy Scholarships

The VFW essay and oral essay scholarships themes for 2013-14 are as follows:

  • Patriots Pen – “What Patriotism Means to Me”
  • Voice of Democracy – “Why I’m Optimistic About our Nation’s Future”

Entry submissions at the local post level is November 1, 2013.

Contestants can find full program details on the national VFW website.  Click here

Posts are reminded to destroy all 2012-13 entry forms, program materials and other related documents that contain last years themes.  This includes updating local post websites, publications and announcements.

Other Scholarships

Otis N. Brown/Billy Ray Cameron Scholarship.  The Otis N. Brown Scholarship-Billy Ray Cameron Scholarship  is one (1) each $1,000.00 annual scholarship. (A student may receive as much as $4,000.00 in a four year period.)  Awards must be used in the contiguous four (4) years after high school graduation.  Application form and rules


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