What is it?
3-Dimensional Patriotic Art Contest
Who is Eligible to Apply?
Students in grades 9-12 by the March 31 deadline who are enrolled in a public, private or parochial high school or home study program in the United States, its territories and possessions: or dependents of U.S. military or civilian personnel in overseas schools. Although U.S. citizenship is not required, students must be permanent residents or have applied for permanent residence status (the application for which has not been denied) to become a U.S. citizen. Foreign exchange students, students age 20 or older, GED and adult education students are ineligible.
What is the Scholarship Amount?
The first-place winner from each state competes for national awards totaling $4,000.
What are the Submission Requirements?
*Three-dimensional art can be paper, papier-mch, pottery, clay, metal work, fabric, etc.
*Pieces should be no larger than 18" in any direction.
*Art cannot be more than 5 lbs. in weight.
*Complete entry form and submit with entry.
*Submit a typed explanation of patriotism expressed in art (250 words or less).
What are the Scholarship Contest Deadlines?
March 31: Student Entry Deadline to VFW Auxiliary.
April 15: VFW Auxiliary winners due to Department (state) Scholarships Chairman for judging.
May 5: VFW Auxiliary Department (state) Winners to VFW Auxiliary National Headquarters.
To learn more about this new scholarship and all of our scholarships and contests, go to our website: www.vfwauxiliary.org/scholarships