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    7/23/2020 - 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.

    2/6/2017 - KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. is proud to announce the selection of 135 student veterans as VFW’s “Sport Clips Help A Hero Scholarship” recipients for the 2017 spring semester. The program, currently in its fourth year, will distribute more than $600,000 in scholarships to help student veterans in college or trade school. View the entire list of recipients. Enacted in 2014, the Help A Hero scholarship program was created in conjunction with...

    9/18/2017 - KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. is proud to announce its “Sport Clips Help A Hero Scholarship” has been named a Silver Award Winner of the Support Our Veterans Award by the International Franchise Association’s (IFA) Franchise Education & Research Foundation. Established by a generous donation from Roark Capital Group, Franchising Gives Back salutes the best, most innovative community leaders and charitable programs nationwide. The announce...

    8/9/2017 - KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S., America’s largest and oldest major combat veterans organization, is proud to announce 107 student veterans have been named recipients of a VFW “Sport Clips Help A Hero Scholarship” for the 2017 fall semester. During its eighth-straight award period, the scholarship program will distribute nearly half a million dollars in financial assistance in the upcoming fall semester to service members and veterans working ...

    1/9/2018 - KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. is proud to announce that its VFW’s “Sport Clips Help A Hero Scholarship” program has now awarded more than $4.1 million in scholarships to 943 military and student veterans. The latest award of more than $550,000 will now enable 118 student veterans to continue their higher education classes this spring semester. “The VFW was instrumental in the passage of the Post-9/11 GI Bill and the new Forever GI Bill, bu...

    4/23/2019 - Anthony Gabriel, 29, of Orlando, Fla., cares deeply about America and the people in it. Gabriel joined the military because he always thought it was something he owed his country. In eight years of service, he deployed to Afghanistan and was stationed in North Carolina, California and Hawaii. He was promoted to staff sergeant before exiting the U.S. Marine Corps, and credits his time in the military with teaching him skills that will help him as he transitions to civilia...

    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...

    11/14/2015 - Overcoming challenging situations is nothing new for U.S. Army veteran Isaac McCann. During two deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan he faced dangerous terrain, long security missions and the loss of several close friends. Despite these difficult challenges, he refused to quit. After Isaac left the Army, transitioning back into civilian life came with its own set of challenges. He struggled to adjust to life as a full-time student and a bad semester nearly prevented his a...

    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...

    12/14/2015 - KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Sport Clips Haircuts made a record-breaking $830,000 donation to the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) today to support active duty U.S. service members’ and veterans’ scholarships. Sport Clips clients and product partner donations, as well as Veterans Day contributions of $1 per haircut service, made the franchise’s annual “Help A Hero” campaign the most successful in program history. Established in 2007, Sport Clips’ original Help A...

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