Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary - Dept. of WI

YoungAmericanCreativePatrioticArtContest


Students must be in grades 9, 10, 11 or 12.  Students must attend school in the same state at the sponsoring VFW Auxiliary.  Home-schooled students are eligible; foreign-exchange students are not.

Click
HEREfor full details of the Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest and entry form.


VoiceofDemocracyAudio/EssayContest


Since 1947, the Voice of Democracy has been the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW's) premier scholarship program.  Each year, almost 40,000 high school students compete for more than $2 million in scholarships and incentives.  Students compete by writing and recording an audio essay on an annual patriotic theme.

The Voice of Democracy is open to students in grades 9-12 enrolled by the October 31st deadline, who are enrolled in a public, private of parochial high school or home study program in the United States, its territories and possessions; or in an overseas U.S. military/civilian dependent school.

Click HEREfor full details of the 2018-2019 Voice of Democracy Audio/Essay Contest and entry form.

2018 State of WI Winners

National Scholarship Bulletins


September 2018

August 2018



Continuing Education Scholarship


The VFW Auxiliary is please to present scholarships to assist members who wish to further their education by pursuing a college degree at a Technical school.  A spouse, daughter and son of a member are also eligible to apply.

One scholarship will be presented each year to a selected candidate in each of the four VFW Auxiliary Conferences.  Applicant must be 18 years of age or older.  Qualifying member must have been a member of the VFW Auxiliary for one year prior to application.  Previous National winners are not eligible.


Deadlines: 

  • July 1 Application Process Begins
  • February 15:  All applications must be submitted to the National VFW Auxiliary
  • May 1:  Scholarship recipients are notified


Continuing Education Scholarship Brochure


Click HERE for the Continuing Education Scholarship Application.


Department National Scholarships Chairperson

Inez Semingson
517 E. Pine St.
Strum, WI  54770
(715) 695-3119
inez@tcc.coop


District Chairpersons - 2018-2019

District
Chairperson
1
Terry Hannaman
3824 14th Ave.
Kenosha, WI  53140
(262) 344-0196
thannaman62@gmail.com
2
Ellie LeMacher
507 Lexington Blvd.
Fort Atkinson, WI  53538
(920) 563-6551
wlemacher@charter.net
3

None Listed


4
Shirley Anderson
8141 W. Oklahoma Ave. #8
Milwaukee, WI  53219
(414) 546-2476
6
Joann Seymour
705 S. 22nd St.
Sheboygan, WI  53081
(920) 457-3715
7
Diana Sweet
1918 13th Dr.
Friendship, WI  53934
(608) 548-2762
8
Heather Fifield
9256 Holtz Rd.
Oconto Falls, WI  54154
(920) 412-8151
rodnhez@gmail.com
9
Cathy Zabel
1077 15th St.
Barron, WI  54812
(715) 537-1776
camz@centurylink.net
10
Jackie Gregory
W5463 Apple Ave.
Medford, WI  54451
(715) 748-5373
jackie.g@tds.net
11
Marlene Powell
204 Case St.
Baraboo, WI  53913
(608) 393-0502
marlenepowell123@gmail.com


Patriot'sPenEssayContest


Conducted nationwide, this VFW-sponsored youth essay competition gives students an opportunity to write essays expressing their views on an annual patriotic theme.  Patriot's Pen is open to 6th, 7th and 8th grade students enrolled by the October 31st deadline in public, private or parochial schools in the U.S., its territories or its possessions.  Home-schooled students are also eligible.


Click HERE for full details of the 2018-2019 Patriot's Pen Essay Contest and entry form.

National Scholarships