VFW Scholarships

VFW No One Does More for Veterans

As a reminder, the deadline dates to the Department (not necessarily your District deadline) are:
Citizenship Education Teacher: Deadline to Department id no later than December 20, 2017
Voice of Democracy:  Deadline to Department is:  December 1, 2017
Patriot’s Pen:  December 1, 2017
Please review the SOP for deadlines to submit reporting forms and student information
for your District winners (if in the top ten).
Thank you.
Roy J. Grona
State Adjutant/Quartermaster
Department of Texas
Veterans of Foreign Wars
8503 N I35
Austin, TX  78753
Do you know a high school student who could use some help paying for college?
This Year’s Topic is
“American History: Our Hope for the Future”
ENTRY DEADLINE: October 31, 2017
We need to spread the word, and we’re asking friends like you to help out.
The Voice of Democracy Program is open to students in grades 9-12 (on the Oct. 31 deadline), who are enrolled in a public, private or parochial high school or home study program in the United States and its territories.
We want to reach as many patriotic students as possible to compete for the grand prize: $30,000 paid directly to the American college, university or vocational/technical school of their choice!
Download the application. Pass the word on to:
  • High School Students
  • Teachers
  • Counselors
  • Youth Groups
  • Parent-Teacher Associations
  • School Boards
Thanks for spreading the word about this incredible opportunity!

A reminder again that of the date, location and time for all Post’s turn ins for Voice of Democracy, Patriot’s Pen and Teacher’s Awards.

12 November 2017

VFW Post 1533,

107 Elmhurst

San Antonio, TX, 78209

Between 1-4 PM

Voice of Democracy and Patriots Pen:

Please provide a 8×10 or 5×7 HEAD SHOT picture of the entries that are turned in.

Also insure that all documents are signed on the date of turn in. Insure no names of entrants are anywhere on the Patriot’s Pen essay submitted. Count the words please.

 Teacher’s Awards:

Please provide an 8×10 professional dress(i.e. no t shirts etc) type picture for each Teacher submitted.

Do not forget the resume for each Teacher submitted.

Again also insure that all documents are signed on the date of turn in.

Thank You for the support. Let’s have an outstanding year for our awards this year. Hopefully all Posts to be represented.

John (Pat) Clark, MSgt,USAF (Ret)
Gold Legacy Life  VFW Member 
VFW National Home Life Member
Adjutant,VFW Post 12041, Lytle,Texas
VFW District 20
Trustee  2015-18
Life Member, Vietnam Veterans of America
US Cell Number 210 718 9370