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General Information

Name Scout of the Year (VFW)
Number of Awards 3
Award Value $1,000 - $5,000
Award Type Merit-Based Scholarship
Accept Applications Until March 1
Renewable
Scholarship Links More Information
Application

Contact Information

Contact Kris Harmer
Program Coordinator
Veterans of Foreign Wars of the US
406 West 34th Street
Kansas City, Missouri 64111
Phone (816)968-1117
Fax (816)968-1149
Email kharmer@vfw.org

Scholarship Description

Provides a $5,000 award to an outstanding scout who is an active member of a Boy Scout Troop, Venturing Crew, or a Sea Scout Ship and is the recipient of a Boy Scout Eagle Award, a Venture Scouting Silver Award or a Sea Scout Quartermaster Award. Second-place winner receives a $3,000 award. Third-place winner receives $1,000.

Student must have demonstrated practical citizenship in school, scouting and the community, must be 15 to 18 years of age, and must still be enrolled in high school.

To enter, download and complete the VFW Scouting Scholarship entry form on the website.