The VFW Auxiliary’s Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest is an annual competition meant to recognize high school artists and encourage patriotism in youth. Applicants must be enrolled in grades 9-12 by the March 31 deadline, be U.S. citizens or U.S. nationals, and be under the age of 20. Applicants do not have to be related to a VFW or VFW Auxiliary member to participate, but they must attend school in the same state as the sponsoring VFW Auxiliary.
Eligible Grade Levels:
High School Freshman, High School Sophomore, High School Junior, High School Senior
No residency requirement
No GPA requirement
March 31 of each year
Please note that scholarship deadlines often change, so make sure to check the scholarship sponsor’s website for up-to-date deadlines.