Updated for 2018-19
Essay Contest for 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students.
Take a look at the VFW National website Patriot's Pen, you can find an Entry Form & Brochure and the Rules & Eligibility Requirements

Contact a VFW Post near you. Find a Post.
VFW Youth Scholarships Information
  Please ensure that this information is disseminated to everyone involved with the Voice of Democracy, Patriot’s Pen and Scout of the Year programs within your Department. The forms and eligibility can be located on the VFW website at under the "Communities” tab.
  On the website you can also find the program manuals, reporting and judging information and anything else you need to make your programs successful. Follow the steps below to access the additional program forms and information.
    Login to the VFW website at
    Click on the "My VFW” tab
    Under Member Resources click on "VFW Training & Support”
    Click on Community Service & Youth Programs
    Select the program from the list on the left or look at the Additional Resources on the right side of the page
  If you have any further questions or concerns please let me know.
  Quentin Carroll
  VFW Programs, Coordinator
  Youth Scholarships & "Buddy”® Poppy

  VFW National Headquarters
  406 W. 34th St, Ste 902
  Kansas City, MO 64111
  Phone: (816) 968-1155
  Fax: (816) 968-1149