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VFW Scout of the Year
$5,000 1st place scholarship
$3,000 2nd place scholarship
$1,000 3rd place scholarship
VFW Post 6899 Local Scholarship - $500
YOU TOO CAN WIN!
WHO CAN ENTER:
Scouts who are registered, active members of a Boy Scout Troop, Venturing Crew, or a Sea Scout Ship who have received the Eagle Scout Award, Venture Silver Award or Sea Scout Quartermaster Award.
Scouts must be 15 years of age and have demonstrated practical citizenship in school, scouting and the community.
Scouts must be enrolled in high school at the time of selection.
Note: All applicants still in high school who reach their 18th birthday during the nomination year remain eligible if otherwise qualified.
HOW TO ENTER:
Scouts should submit the completed package, resume of high school activities, scouting record, community service record and letters of recommendation to a local VFW Post no later than March 1, 2017.
Note: A Scout can enter through ONE VFW Post only.
HOW THE CONTEST WORKS:
Local VFW Posts select one winner from the entries received. Posts then submit their local winner to their respective VFW Department (state) by April 1. From there, the Department selects a winner and forwards the entry to the VFW National Headquarters by May 1 for national-level judging.
In addition to the above Scouting Award, the VFW Post 6899 and Ladies Auxiliary is sponsoring a local VFW Scout award to a Trinity County resident who has received the Eagle Scout Award, Venture Silver Award or Sea Scout Quartermaster Award.
Local Award - $500
Deadline for applications to Post is March 1.
Entries will be judge and the winner announced. The winning entry will be forwarded to State and National Organizations for additional judging for the National scholarships.
Click Here to download Scouting application.
All students interested in entering the Scout of the Year contest should contact their Scoutmaster or VFW Post 6899 at 936-594-9467 or email at email@example.com.
Mail applications to:
of Foreign Wars Post 6899
Attn: Scholarship Committee
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