Veteran of Foreign Wars Award

Selected recipients are eligible to receive one of three scholarship amounts: a $5,000 first place scholarship, a $3,000 second place scholarship, and a $1,000 third place scholarship. In order to be eligible, applicants must be registered, active Girl Scouts members who have received the Girl Scout Gold Award and at least 15 years of age. Must have demonstrated practical citizenship in school, Girl Scouting, and the community enrolled in high school at the time of selection.For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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Award Amount: $5,000
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes

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