The challenges facing today's veterans are unique. Often, the cost burden of attending school is offset by our educational benefits. However this only reveals the additional, hidden costs of education such as books and supplies. To address these unique challenges VFW Post 1741 is excited to announce a new scholarship program for eligible area veterans and their family members. The award is the dedication of up to $2,000.00 for the purchase of a new laptop for the completion of your program-of -study.

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2021 Essay Theme

How has your military service (or the service of your family member) uniquely
prepared you for the challenges facing our country's future? 
Eligibility Criteria:
  • Applicants must be in good academic standing
  • Application essay -1,000 words
  • Applicants must be admitted to either a bachelor’s degree-producing, or Professional Certification producing program
  • Applicants must provide proof of service for self or veteran family member, eg. DD-214
  • Applicant must provide documentation from the program substantiating need
  • Applicant must attend Foundation Banquet with Post representatives
  • Applicant must attend Post acceptance event
01 May -Theme for 1,000 word essay submission announced 
01 June -Application submission opens
15 June -Submissions due
03 July -Awardees announced
You may submit your completed application here. 
Please fill out our Information Form for any questions.
"The most dangerous phrase in the language is, 
'We've always done it this way.'"
-Adm. Grace Hopper