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Melody Judd
2022 – 2023 National Scholarship Ambassador

Continuing Education Scholarship


Deadline: Applications for the Continuing Education Scholarship must be received at National Headquarters by February 15.


Mail applications to:

Program Awards Administrator

VFW Auxiliary National Headquarters

406 W. 34th Street, 10th Floor

Kansas City, MO  64111

Or email to info@vfwauxiliary.org


Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest and 3-Dimensional Patriotic Art Contest




Student entries must be submitted to a sponsoring Auxiliary by March 31

VFW Auxiliary Department – April 15

VFW Auxiliary National Headquarters – May 5


Contest information and rules for the Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest and 3-Dimensional Patriotic Art Contest are available at:

Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest info sheet

3-Dimensional Patriotic Art info sheet


National Presidents Special Project


National President Jane Reape’s special project is 3-Dimensional Patriotic Art. As members, we can help grow funds for this scholarship contest and award more money in the years ahead to more students who place at the National level.


To Support:


Log in to MALTA. Click on “Make a Gift.” Select National President’s Special Project. Mail checks earmarked 3-Dimensional Patriotic Art to: VFW Auxiliary National Headquarters Attn: Scholarship Fund, 406 W. 34th St., 10th Floor Kansas City, MO 64111.




Ways to recognize students and participants


  • Partner with your Post to host a Dinner or Luncheon honoring participants.
  • Purchase Certificates, backpacks, and/or other items from the VFW Store participants.
  • Contact your local newspaper, school website, or social media and acknowledge the participants.


Letting the public and the participants know we care enough to follow through is very important.


Let’s make their dreams come true. They are tomorrow’s leaders and our future.