WHO CAN ENTER:
- Scouts who are registered, active members of a Boy or
Girl Scout Troop, Venturing Crew, or a Sea Scout Ship who have
received the Eagle Scout Award, Girl Scout Gold Award, Venture
Silver Award or Sea Scout Quartermaster Award.
- Scouts must be 15 years of age and have
demonstrated practical citizenship in school, scouting and the
- Scouts must be enrolled in high school at the time of
Note: All applicants still in high school who reach their 18th
birthday during the nomination year remain eligible if otherwise
HOW TO ENTER:
Scouts should submit the completed VFW
Scouting Scholarship form, resume of high school activities,
scouting record, community service record and letters of
recommendation to a local VFW Post no later than March 1.
Note: A Scout can enter through ONE VFW Post only.
HOW THE CONTEST WORKS:
Local VFW Posts select one winner from the entries received.
Posts then submit their local winner to their respective VFW
Department (state) by April 1. From there, the Department selects a
winner and forwards the entry to the VFW National Headquarters by May
1 for national-level judging.