Patriot's Pen - Voice of Democracy
VFW's Patriot's Pen & Voice of Democracy programs

Do you know a high school student who could use some help paying for college?

Let them know about the VFW’s Voice of Democracy Scholarship competition! Find out more information at VFW.org > VOICE OF DEMOCRACY

This Year’s Topic: American History: Our Hope for the Future

ENTRY DEADLINE: November 1, 2017

We need to spread the word, and we’re asking friends like you to help out. The Voice of Democracy Program is open to students in grades 9-12 (on the Nov. 1 deadline), who are enrolled in a public, private or parochial high school or home study program in the United States and its territories.

Entry form: Voice of Democracy Entry form


Let them know about the VFW’s Patriots Pen Scholarship competition! Find out more information at VFW.org > PATRIOT’S PEN

This Year’s topic: America’s Gift to My Generation

ENTRY DEADLINE: November 1, 2017

We need to spread the word, and we’re asking friends like you to help out. The Patriots Pen Program is open to students in grades 6-8 (on the Nov. 1 deadline), who are enrolled in a public, private or parochial high school or home study program in the United States and its territories.

We want to reach as many patriotic students as possible to compete for the grand prize: $5,000 paid directly to the American college, university or vocational/technical school of their choice!

Entry form: Patriot’s Pen Entry form


Submit the entries to me via email (Send email) or drop off at VFW POST 1760’s building by November 1, 2017.

Pass the word on to:

  • High School Students
  • Teachers
  • Counselors
  • Youth Groups
  • Parent-Teacher Associations
  • School Boards

Thanks for spreading the word about this incredible opportunity!

See you here, there, or in the air

Frank (Gunny) Alger, USMC (ret), MAEd/AET, ACS, ALB
VFW Post 1760 Chaplain

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