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Offered by Veterans of Foreign Wars
Are you a member of the Boy Scouts or Girl Scouts? You might consider applying for the VFW Scout of the Year Scholarship! This scholarship honors high-achieving Scouts who demonstrate standout citizenship, patriotism, and love for their country. The scholarship is funded by the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), an organization that has been in partnership with the Boy Scouts of America since 1915. If you have a strong record in Scouts and you’re seeking funds to help pay for college, we encourage you to apply!
This scholarship is open to students who have received the Eagle Scout Award, Girl Scout Gold Award, Venture Summit Award, or Sea Scout Quartermaster Award. Applicants must also meet the following eligibility requirements.
High School Students
No GPA requirement
To apply for this scholarship, submit a 3” x 5” photograph of yourself in complete uniform, a school participation record, a Scouting record, a community service record, and a completed entry form (available on the scholarship website). Be sure to also submit the below application materials before the deadline.
Letter of Recommendation
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