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SCHOLARSHIPS

The VFW Auxiliary is pleased to present the Continuing Education Scholarship to assist members and their immediate family members who wish to further their education by pursing a college degree or career direction at a vocational/technical school.

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VFW Auxiliary Scholarship 

Who is Eligible to Apply?

  • Applicant must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Applicant must be one of the following:
    • Current VFW Auxiliary Member*
    • Spouse of current VFW Auxiliary Member*
    • Son of current VFW Auxiliary Member*
    • Daughter of current VFW Auxiliary Member*

*Qualifying member must have been a member of the VFW Auxiliary for one (1) year by the application submission deadline.

What is the Scholarship Amount?

  • Four $1,000 scholarships will be awarded each year, one in each of the four VFW Auxiliary Conferences.

What are the Scholarship Submission Requirements?
Each applicant must:

  • Answer all questions on the application.
  • Write a brief essay (no more than 300 words) describing their commitment to their goals and how this scholarship will help them attain these goals.

What are the Scholarship Deadlines?

  • July 1: Application process begins.
  • February 15: All applications must be submitted to VFW Auxiliary National Headquarters.*
  • May 1: Scholarship recipients are notified.

* required deadlines

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Captain James Ahn Memorial Scholarship
This is an annual $1000 scholarship for a student who served in the U. S. Army Special Forces and is now a full time student.

Requirements:
  • Former Special Forces Service Member
  • Full time student pursuing degree/certification completion at an accredited post secondary institution including graduate school, university, college or vocational/technical institution.
  • Applicants must complete the application in full by June 1, 2021

To apply or more information, please go to:
https://rotcconsulting.com/cpt-james-ahn-memorial-scholarship/

 



Announcements

POW-MIA Spaghetti Fundraiser Dinner
Where: Ericksen's Museum
When: June 26 2021
What time: Starts at 5:30 pm

Come join us for our fundraiser dinner for our annual Spaghetti Dinner catered by Black Bear Diner.  Veterans are free. 
VFW Auxiliary will have raffle tickets for a 20 minute ride on T-6 Texan Airplane (value $475). Only 75 tickets will be sold. Winner will have a year to take this ride. The raffle drawing will take place on Veteran's Day Nov 11, 2021.  Winner does NOT need to be present. The Lucky winner makes their flight arrangements with the
Pilot/Erickson's Museum.  Come join all the fun!
 
 Dates to remember to Fly your flag
  • June 14th-1775-US Army founded-Flag Day Congress adopted the Stars and Stripes Flag in June 1777
  • June 19th- Fathers Day
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