The following scholarships are available through the VFW Auxiliary:

• Voice of Democracy is open to all students, including homeschooled students, in grades 9-12. The theme this year is “What Makes America Great.” The deadline is midnight on Oct. 31, 2019, to the local Auxiliary.  

• Patriot’s Pen Essay Contest is open to all students, including homeschooled students, in grades 6-8. The theme this year is “What Makes America Great.” The deadline is midnight on Oct. 31, 2019, to the local Auxiliary.

• Young American Art is open to all students, including homeschooled students, in grades 9-12. Students must attend school in the state of the sponsoring Auxiliary. The deadline is midnight on March 31, 2020.

Information is available at the Post or through high school guidance counselors or middle school counselors. Complete information is available at youthscholarships@vfw.org, or by contacting Kathy Ryken at 665-8667, or email ldkry7074@vyn.midco.net.

The Continuing Education Scholarship is open to any Auxiliary member (who has belonged for at least one year), spouse, son or daughter with a financial need and at least 18 years old. Deadline to National is Feb. 15, 2020. Information is available at the Post 9 (email info@vfwauxiliary.org or go to www.vfwauxiliary.org), or Kathy Ryken at 665-8667, or email ldkry7074@vyn.midco.net.

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