Annually, the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) awards three individuals who are: Eagle Scouts, Girl Scout Gold Award recipients, Venture Summit Award recipients and/or Sea Scout Quartermasters who have risen above their peers in exemplifying the qualities of that rank. An applicant has to have reached his or her 15th birthday and be enrolled in high school at the time of selection. National awards are as follows: $5,000 – 1st place scholarship, $3,000 – 2nd place scholarship and $1,000 – 3rd place scholarship.
Joe Wagner VFW Post 7313 is now accepting applications by E-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or by postal mail at P.O. Box 1775, Pittsboro, North Carolina 27312. The deadline for entry is March 1. A program brochure can be viewed at https://vfw-cdn.azureedge.net/-/media/VFWSite/Files/Community/Youth-and-Education/Scout-of-the-Year/ScoutoftheYearBrochureandEntryForm.pdf?la=en.