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    7/13/2019 - The VFW is dedicated to promoting patriotism and investing in our future generation. If you are a democracy-loving high school student interested in a $30,000 college scholarship or a patriotic middle school student interested in winning $5,000, these scholarships may be for you.

    10/4/2011 - Only twenty-seven days remain for students, grades 6-12 to enter for their chance to win their share of the $3.2 million in college scholarships and savings bonds awarded through the 2011 VFW Voice of Democracy and VFW Patriot’s Pen essay contests. VFW’s annual scholarship contests were enacted to foster patriotism among America’s youth by allowing students the opportunity to express their opinions on democracy based on an annual theme. Nearly 200,000 students particip...

    9/3/2013 - In 2007, Sport Clips Haircuts launched its “Help A Hero” campaign to raise money for the VFW’s National Military Services program, Operation UplinkTM, which provides free phone calls home for overseas service members. The company has continued its efforts each year since with ever-growing success, generously donating more than $1.8 million to the program in total. This year, Sport Clips is expanding its Help A Hero campaign in support of the VFW by ra...

    6/15/2015 - Edward Feeley’s life plan was much like any other’s. High school. Then college, where he studied political science. But something wasn’t right. “I lost interest in political science. I needed to find myself,” said Feeley. “When my friend enlisted sophomore year, I thought I could do that.” Feeley joined the Delaware Army National Guard and did two tours in Afghanistan, as well as two humanitarian tours in South America. Feeley started out as a plumber but soon found his ...

    6/3/2015 - KANSAS CITY, Mo. (June 3, 2015) – The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) is proud to announce the winners of the 2014-15 Scout of the Year annual scholarship competition. Established in 2001, the Scout of the Year competition was designed to reward eligible members of the Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts who display standout citizenship, patriotism and love of country with college scholarships of up to $5,000. This year’s first-place winner Meredith S. Burke, sponsored ...

    1/29/2014 - Following a successful 4-year military career, which included time as a medical responder, Seth Atchison realized he wanted to become a physician. He took full advantage of his GI Bill benefits, but exhausted them while completing his undergraduate degree. To complete eight years of medical school at the University of Kansas (KU), he would be forced to rely mostly on student loans to cover the cost. The debt Seth would incur was overwhelming. Then KU’s veteran liaison e...

    1/28/2014 - KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Veterans of Foreign Wars is pleased to announce the first-ever VFW “Sport Clips Help A Hero Scholarship” recipients. In all, 43 veterans were awarded this veterans-only scholarship, of up to $5,000 each, to help cover the cost of school tuition and fees for the 2014 spring semester. Here is the complete list of recipients. The VFW “Sport Clips Help A Hero Scholarship” program launched last fall with nearly 400 applicants. Both the VFW and Spor...

    8/18/2015 - “I couldn’t stand the idea of someone I didn’t know risking their life for me, my friends and my family,” said Charles Deibel, a.k.a., “Chuck.” Deibel felt it was his job to make that sacrifice, so, in 2008, he enlisted in the Army. He served as an Airborne Ranger and quickly climbed the ranks to E-5/Sergeant. Now that Deibel’s home, he's focused on climbing different ranks. He’s using his GI Bill benefits to finish his undergrad in political science at the University of...

    8/4/2015 - KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. (VFW) is proud to announce that 85 service members and veterans have been named 2015 fall semester scholarship recipients courtesy of VFW’s “Sport Clips Help A Hero Scholarship” program. These student veterans will receive over $360,000 in combined aid. Click here to see a complete list of the 2015 fall recipients. Enacted in 2013 through the VFW’s long-standing relationship with Sport Clips Haircuts, the Help ...

    1/26/2015 - KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Veterans of Foreign Wars is proud to announce 70 veterans and service members have been awarded VFW’s “Sport Clips Help A Hero Scholarships” this spring, totaling more than $288,000. Help A Hero Scholarships are awarded exclusively to service members and veterans to help cover the cost of tuition and fees. Scholarships are available for both spring and fall semesters. Recipients are encouraged to reapply as they continue their education. Here ...

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