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Entry deadline for VFW Voice of Democracy Scholarship Competition
October 31, 2021 @ 5:00 pm CDT
The Voice of Democracy is open to students in Grades 9-12 by the October 31 deadline who are enrolled in a public private or parochial high school or home study program in the United States, its territories and possessions; or dependents of U.S. military or civilian personnel in overseas schools.
Entrants must record their original 3-5 minute (+ or – 5 seconds max.) audio essay and submit the recording, typed essay and completed entry form to their school/group competition or local VFW Post for judging.
- Click here to for a PDF copy of the Voice of Democracy rules
- Click here to for a PDF copy of the Voice of Democracy entry form
Students begin by competing at the local VFW Post level, then those Post-level winners compete at the District level with the winner advancing to the state competition.
Interested students and teachers should contact Ryan Coughlin, Voice of Democracy Chairman at VFW Post 1756 by phone at (217) 750-2240 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.