2022 – 23 Voice of Democracy

Established in 1947 our Voice of Democracy audio-essay program started.  The program provides high school students with the unique opportunity to express themselves. In regards to a democratic and patriotic-themed recorded essay.  Each year, over 25,000 9-12 grade students from across the country enter to win. Their share of more than $2 million in educational scholarships and incentives. Awarded through our program.
 
The National first-place winner receives a $30,000 scholarship. Paid to the recipient’s American university, college, or vocational/technical school. A complete list of other national scholarships ranges from $ 1,000 to $16,000. The first-place winner from each VFW Department (state) wins at least a scholarship of $1,000. Before submitting your essay, please read all the rules and eligibility requirements. Then submit it to VFW Post 10380. Applications must be in by midnight, Oct. 31Download and complete the 2022-2023 Voice of Democracy entry form here.

The 2022-23 theme is:
“Why is the Veteran Important?”