VFW Scholarship Themes for 2013-14

Each year the VFW National, State, District and each Post present an education scholarship. For grades 9-12th it is called Voice of Democracy, for grades 6-8th it is called Patriots Pen and special only to the State of Washington is the Youth Essay for grades 3rd-5th. Any student is allowed to enter and submissions must be sent to there local post. The deadline for entry is 11/1/13.

Themes for 2013-14

Voice of Democracy “Why I’m Optimistic About our Nation’s Future.”

1st Place – $100

2nd Place – $50

3rd Place – $25

State level prizes range from $400 – $1,200

National level prizes range from $1,000 – $30,000

Patriots Pen “What Patriotism Means to Me.”

1st Place – $75

2nd Place – $40

3rd Place – $20

State level prizes range from $50 – $700

National level prizes range from $500 – $5,000

Youth Essay* “My American Hero Is…”

1st Place – $50

2nd Place – $25

3rd Place – $15

State level prizes range from $50 – $100

*This is a State of Washington program only not National (yet)

If you live in the West Seattle area and would like to submit an essay and have a question please email us at any of these emails. post2713@vfw.com, vfw2713@yahoo.com, vfwpost2713@gmail.com

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