Voice of Democracy and Patriot’s Pen

2016-17 Themes

Voice of Democracy – “My Responsibility to America

Patriot’s Pen – “The America I Believe In

DEADLINES

  • Midnight, November 1: Student Entries to Post Scholarships Chairman
  • November 15: Completion of Post Judging
  • November 23: Post Entries to District Scholarships Chairman
  • November 30: Completion of District Judging
  • December 15: District Entries to Department Scholarships Chairman
  • January 7: Completion of Department Judging
  • January 15: District Report Form and District Participation Summary Due to Department Scholarships Chairman
  • January 15: Department Winners Due at VFW National Headquarters
  • January 31: Department Reports Due at VFW National Headquarters

VOICE OF DEMOCRACY AUDIO/ESSAY CONTEST

This contest is open to all students, including home-schooled students, in grades 9-12. Student must be a resident of the state where entered. One Department winner will be forwarded to VFW National Headquarters.

Application and rules: http://www.vfw.org/VOD/

PATRIOTS PEN ESSAY CONTEST

This contest is open to all students, including home-schooled students, in grades 6-8. Student must be a resident in the state where entered. One Department winner will be forwarded to National Headquarters.

Application and rules: http://www.vfw.org/PatriotsPen/