Annually, The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States awards three individuals who are Eagle Scouts, Girl Scouts Gold Award recipients, Venture Summit Award recipients, and Sea Scout Quartermasters who have risn above their peers in exemplifying the qualities of that rank.
$5,000 1st place national scholarship
$3,000 2nd place national scholarship
$1,000 3rd place Scholarsips
To be eligible for the award, the candidate must:
Prior National Scout of the Year winners are ineligible. Applicants still in high school who reach their 18th birthday during the nomination year remain eligible if otherwise qualified. A scout may enter through only one VFW post.
Deadline for entry to a VFW post is March 1st.
Additional information can be found on the VFW brochure below