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    6/11/2018 - 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.

    5/20/2014 - Gary Hammonds served in the Marine Corps for six years and was deployed to Iraq twice during his time in the service. The skills he learned helped prepare him for his transition to becoming a student veteran, while also carrying out his responsibilities as a husband and father of three. After depleting his GI Bill benefits, Gary applied for the VFW “Sport Clips Help A Hero Scholarship” to help him cover the cost of completing his Bachelor’s degree in Information Techn...

    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...

    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...

    10/13/2014 - When you get a haircut at one of the more than 1,200 Sport Clips across the country, you can “help a hero” at the same time by donating to the company’s Help A Hero program now through November 11, Veterans Day. Over the next four weeks, Sport Clips’ locations nationwide will have a collective goal of raising $600,000 for the company’s annual fundraising program that provides scholarship money to veterans. Since 2007, the company has partnered with the Veterans of Foreig...

    9/23/2014 - KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The VFW is still accepting entries for the 2014-2015 VFW Voice of Democracy and Patriot’s Pen scholarship competitions. The deadline for student entries in both contests is Nov. 1. The VFW’s scholarship competitions are dedicated to promoting patriotism among America’s youth. Students are asked to submit an essay in response to a question or statement on a subject that encourages them to consider how democratic ideals and principles apply to their liv...

    9/23/2014 - For almost six years, Army veteran Jarrett McDonald was focused on his mission. Jarrett, a Military Police soldier, planned to use his criminal justice degree for a military career. After injuries sustained during a 2010 deployment to Iraq derailed those plans, the VFW and Sport Clips are helping him carve out a new future. Selected as a recipient of a $5,000 VFW “Sport Clips Help A Hero Scholarship”, he is working toward his Master’s degree in teaching at the prestigiou...

    9/2/2014 - “Growing up on the reservation, I learned to be resourceful. We hauled our water from the windmill and used kerosene lanterns for light,” said Courtney Etsitty, 28. “A wood-burning stove was our only heat source.” Etsitty is a former Marine and proud Navajo woman from Teesto, Ariz. Born to two Marines, she and her brother were sent to live with their grandmother on a reservation while her parents served overseas. The experience changed Etsitty’s lease on life and inspire...

    8/4/2014 - The Veterans of Foreign Wars is proud to announce 93 veterans have been awarded VFW “Sport Clips Help A Hero Scholarships” this fall, totaling more than $380,000. The scholarships are awarded twice throughout the year exclusively to veterans and help cover the cost of tuition and fees. Recipients are encouraged to reapply as they continue their educations. Here is the complete list of fall recipients. The VFW “Sport Clips Help A Hero Scholarship” program launched ...

    8/5/2014 - “I wanted to work where I made a difference and served a greater purpose,” said Konstantine Rudenko, 24, of Midland Park, N.J. “And with the attitude I had out of high school, I knew I wouldn’t succeed in college. The answer was the U.S. Navy.” Rudenko enlisted in 2007 and is currently working as a Yeoman First Class Petty Officer at the Naval Academy Preparatory School in Newport, R.I., where he also volunteers as Assistant Cross Country Coach. Rudenko has previously s...

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