Voice of Democracy
If you are interested in receiving information about the Voice of Democracy or Patriot's Pen Contests please complete and submit the form below. In the comments section you can specify if you are interested in just Voice of Democracy or Patriot's Pen or both.
The deadlines for submittal at the local post level is November 1st for both contests.
Voice of Democracy is for 9th through 12th grade students. The first place winner at the national level wins a $30,000 scholarship. There are many other cash prizes as well. Detailed information can be found at www.vfw.org/community/programs.
Listen to the 2013 VOD winners at Voice of Democracy winners
Patriot's Pen is for 6th through 8th grade students. The first place essay at the national level will receive a $10,000 U.S. Savings Bond. There are as many as 30 other winners who may receive bonds for $1,000 to $7,500. Detailed information can be found at www.vfw.org/community/programs.
| The VFW Scout of the Year Scholarship offers|
a $5,000.00 first place and $3,000.00 second
place award to qualifying scouts who have
reached the rank of Eagle Scout or equivalent
rank in another scouting program.
Scouts must be at least 15 years old and be
enrolled in high school at the time of selection.
March 1st each year is the deadline for applications at
the Post level.
| SCOUT OF THE YEAR|| Link to National VFW Scout of the Year|
For more information from Post 1038 please complete the form below.