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    9/12/2018 - 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.

    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...

    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...

    4/13/2017 - “When I joined the military, I found strong role models who helped me figure out the direction I wanted my life to take. I depended on them, and they knew they could depend on me.” Zach Dochnahl, 29, who served with the 82nd Airborne Division of the U.S. Army, was recently awarded a VFW “Sport Clips Help A Hero Scholarship.” Pictured above: Zach Dochnahl with his wife, Melissa and their 8-month-old son, Jack. The desire to s...

    5/30/2017 - KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. is now accepting entries into its 2017-18 Voice of Democracy and Patriot’s Pen youth scholarship competitions. The announcement comes after students from across the globe recently took home their share of more than $3.3 million in scholarships and awards from last year’s competitions. The VFW’s Voice of Democracy and Patriot’s Pen essay competitions are dedicated to encouraging a better understanding and appreci...

    5/4/2017 - 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 contest. Four $1,000 scholarships were awarded, one in each of the four Auxiliary Conferences. Candy Applegate was named the winner of the Big 10 Conference. Applegate, a member of Auxiliary 5178 in Gravois Mills, Mo., is enrolled to study accounting and business management at Ozark Technical Community Coll...

    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...

    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...

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