SCOUT OF THE YEAR

STATE CHAIRMAN Tom Drumm
 

 
WHAT IS THE SCOUT OF THE YEAR PROGRAM?
 
Annually, the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States awards three
individuals who are: Eagle Scouts, Girl Scout Gold Award recipients, Venture
Summit Award recipients and/or Sea Scout Quartermasters who have risen above
their peers in exemplifying the qualities of that rank. Awards are as follows:
 
$5,000 1st place National scholarship
$3,000 2nd place National scholarship
$1,000 3rd place National scholarship
 
WHAT ARE THE DEADLINES?
 
• Deadline for entry to VFW Post is March 1.
• One candidate with full entry criteria must be submitted by a VFW Post to the
next level of judging by April 1. The VFW Department (state) Scouting
chairman can provide this information.
• The Department winner must be selected and submitted by their Department
(state) Scouting chairman to the VFW National Headquarters by May 1.
 
 
Questions should be directed to 816.756.3390, ext. 6155
during normal business hours Monday through Friday or
emailed to scouting@vfw.org.