VFW Scholarships

The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) has supported the Scouting programs for over 100 years.  This National higher education scholarship program is open to both Boy Scout and Girl Scout applicants who have achieved the Eagle Scout Award, Girl Scout Gold Award, Venture Summit Award or Sea Scout Quartermaster Award.  The applicant must also be a registered, active member of a Boy or Girl Scout Troop, Venturing Crew or Sea Scout Ship, and demonstrated exemplary citizenship in school, Scouting and community.  Applicants still in high school who reach their 18th birthday during the nomination year remain eligible if otherwise qualified. A scout may enter through only one VFW Post.

Deadline for a scout to file their complete entry application and required material a VFW Post is March 1, 2018.  Each Post will select one entry and submit to the VFW

Scout of the Year Brochure

 

Here is more information about other VFW Scholarships for both middle school and high school students to apply for to help pay for college.  VFW Youth ScholarshipsExternal Link