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    11/28/2018 - 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.

    3/3/2015 - KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The winners of the VFW and Ladies Auxiliary-sponsored Voice of Democracy and Patriot’s Pen essay competitions were announced yesterday during the 2015 VFW Legislative Conference in Washington, D.C. Celebrating its 68th year, the Voice of Democracy program helps encourage a better understanding and appreciation for our great country by requiring entrants to write and record a three- to five-minute script on a patriotic theme. This year’s theme was “Why...

    3/4/2014 - The winners of the VFW and Ladies Auxiliary sponsored Voice of Democracy audio-essay competition and the Patriot’s Pen essay competition were announced yesterday during the 2014 VFW Legislative Conference in Washington, D.C. The Voice of Democracy program celebrated its 67th year with this year’s theme, “Why I’m Optimistic About Our Nation’s Future.” The first-place winner, Madison Haley, sponsored by VFW Post 777 and Ladies Auxiliary in Mount Pulaski, Ill., received a...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    11/18/2014 - “Being the first daughter and high school graduate of immigrant parents, my hunger for success became more than just hopes and dreams, it became who I was,” said Shoua Webb in her application to the VFW’s “Sport Clips Help A Hero Scholarship” program. Shoua enlisted in the U.S. Navy after realizing college preparatory programs, volunteer work, grants and scholarships wouldn’t be enough to pay for her expensive college tuition. Shoua’s naval service and experiences while ...

    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...

    1/26/2015 - 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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