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Scout of the Year Scholarship Program

Annually, the Veterans of Foreign Wars recognizes four individuals: Eagle Scouts, Girl Scout Gold Award recipients, Venture Silver Award recipients and Sea Scout Quartermasters who have risen above their peers in exemplifying the exceptional qualities of that rank with the following:

* $5,000 1st place scholarship
* $3,000 2nd place scholarship
* $1,000 3rd place scholarship

To be eligible for the award, the candidate must:

* Be a registered, active member of a Boy or Girl Scout Troop, Venturing Crew or     Sea Scout Ship.

* Be the recipient of the Eagle Scout Award, Girl Scout Gold Award, Venture Summit Award or Sea Scout Quartermaster Award.

* Have demonstrated exemplary citizenship in school, Scouting and community.

* Have reached his or her 15th birthday and be enrolled in high school at the time of selection. Applicants still in high   school who reach their 18th birthday during the nomination year remain eligible if otherwise qualified.

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