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    2/24/2020 - 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.

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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 ...

    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 ...

    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...

    3/10/2014 - After five years in the Army, America Luna transitioned into the life of a student veteran. During her years in the service, she was deployed twice and learned how to be an effective leader, a skill that proved to serve her well in her post-military endeavors. Her leadership abilities helped her become the vice president of her university’s student veterans association and allowed her to help other transitioning veterans succeed. Her college career was progressing nicely...

    3/26/2014 - The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. (VFW) is now accepting entries for the 2014-2015 VFW Voice of Democracy and Patriot’s Pen scholarship competitions. The announcement comes just three weeks after students from across the globe took home their share of the more than $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 promoting patriotism among our nation’s youth. St...

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