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117th VFW National Convention Rolls Into Charlotte
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Up to 12,000 members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States and its Auxiliary are rolling into the Tar Heel State this weekend to elect new leadership and to approve resolutions that will guide the national organization’s advocacy efforts on Capitol Hill, and its veteran and military support programs across the country. The 117th VFW National Convention begins Saturday at the Charlotte Convention Center in Charlotte, N.C. The event is closed to the public.
Voice of Democracy
Voice of Democracy is an audio-essay competition for High School students for an opportunity to win a scholarship for college.
Community Service, Youth Scholarships and Activities
Community Service and Youth Scholarship Programs
Philippine VFW Post Earns National Award
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States is proud to announce that VFW Post 2485 in Angeles City, Philippines, has been selected to receive the prestigious Fred C. Hall Memorial Outstanding Post Special Project Award in honor of its “Burial Assistance Program” project.
VFW Scholarship Funds Future Engineer
Marine Corp veteran, James Corbitt, 23, served as an Aviation Electrical Systems Technician for five years. After leaving the military, Corbitt began working towards an Engineering degree at a California community college.
Corbitt’s dream is to become a Biomedical Engineer Researcher. He wants to better the lives of other veterans by enhancing technology used in prosthetics and artificial tissue.
Scout of the Year Scholarship
Scout of the Year Scout of the Year Scholarship winners and guidelines. 1st Place Winner Evan T. Mercer was selected as the 2013-14 VFW Scout of the Year in the organization's National Competition. He was awarded a $5,000 scholarship. Evan was sponsored by the VFW Department of Georgia and VFW Post 5448.
VFW Announces Winners of Its Annual Scout of the Year Scholarship Competition
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (June 3, 2016) – The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) is proud to announce the top three winners of the 2015-16 Scout of the Year scholarship competition.
Enacted in 2001, the Scout of the Year competition was designed to reward eligible members of the Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts who have risen above their peers in exemplifying standout citizenship, patriotism and love of country with college scholarships of up to $5,000.
Getting the word out about the great programs and assistance the VFW provides can be hard work. That's why the VFW has made a wide array of audio and video PSAs available.
VFW Auxiliary Announces 2016 Continuing Education Scholarship Winners
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) Auxiliary is pleased to announce the winners of its annual Continuing Education Scholarship. Four $1,000 scholarships were awarded, one in each of the four Auxiliary Conferences.