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The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) has supported the scouting programs for over 100 years. This National higher education scholarship program is open to both Boy Scout and Girl Scout applicants who have achieved the Eagle Scout Award, Girl Scout Gold Award, Venture Summit Award, or Sea Scout Quartermaster Award. The applicatn must also be a registered, active member of a Boy or Girl Scout Troop, Venturing Crew, or Sea Scout Ship, and demonstrated examplary citizenship in school, scouting, and community. Applicants still in high school who reach their 18th brirthday during the nomination year remain eligible if otherwise qualified. A scout may enter through only ONE VFT Post. 

Deadline for a scout to file their complete entry application and required material to a VFW Post is March 1, 2018. Each Post will select one entry and submit to the VFW State Headquarters. The State winner will be forwarded to VFW National Headquarters for further competition. If you intend to apply, the VFW is asking for a copy of your scout record attached to the form, so give us a call at the council office, and we can retreive that for you. (304) 366-3940

Click here  for application and brochure

Click here  for information about local VFW Posts in West Virginia. 



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