Conducted nationwide, this VFW-sponsered youth essay competition gives students an opportunity to write essays expressing their views on an annual patriotic theme. You are invived to join more than 120,000 students who participated in last years contest. The national winners will recieve at least $500. The first-place national award is currenlty $5,000 plus an all-expense paid trip to Washington, D.C. for the winner and a parent or guardian.
For more information please see the application.
voice of democracy Patriotic Audio essay competition- "American History: our hope for the future" for 9th-12th graders
Since 1947, the Voice of Democracy has been the Vetrans of Foreign Wars' (VFW's) premier scholarship program. Each year, nearly 40,000 high school students compete for more than $2 million in scholarhips and incentives. Students compete by writing and recording an audio essay on an annual patriotic theme. This year's tese is: American History: Our Hope for the Future.
For more information please see the application