VFW Scout of the Year Program

It is time for all Scouts who have received the Eagle, Venture Summit, or Quartermaster Award to gather the references and complete the attached application for the VFW Scout of the Year.  The completed application must be submitted to either VFW Post 1503 or VFW Post 7916 before 1 March 2018ENTRY FORM

Through the VFW’s Scout of the Year (SoY) program, members of the Boy Scouts, Sea Scouts, and Girl Scouts who display standout citizenship, patriotism and love of country have the opportunity to be rewarded with college scholarships of up to $5,000.


Scouts who are registered, active members of a Boy or Girl Scout Troop, Venturing Crew, or a Sea Scout Ship who have received the Eagle Scout Award, Girl Scout Gold Award, Venture Summit Award or Sea Scout Quartermaster Award.

Scouts must be 15 years of age and have demonstrated practical citizenship in school, scouting and the community.

Scouts must be enrolled in high school at the time of selection.   All applicants still in high school who reach their 18th birthday during the nomination year remain eligible if otherwise qualified.



Scouts should submit the completed VFW Scouting Scholarship form, resume of high school activities, scouting record, community service record and  letters of recommendation to a local VFW Post no later than 1 March 2018.



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Complete the application and submit to a VFW Post before 1 March 2017.

Your participation in this process is very important.

For additional information, please contact:


Bob Fenlason                                               or                  Mike Ford

Virginia Scouting Team, District 10                                    Virginia Scouting Team, District 10

elangomat@hotmail.com                                                   bgwheels@comcast.net

phone: (703) 760-5414.                                                      phone: (703) 622-1780