Facebook
Instagram
YouTube

VFW Post 9182

2019 Winners

YOUNG AMERICAN

CREATIVE PATRIOTIC ART AWARDS

YOUTH ART CONTESTS

2020 Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest    First Place    $15,000 Scholarship


Each year, more than 3,500 high school students from across the country participate in the VFW Auxiliary’s Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest. The contest began in 1979 to recognize up-and-coming artists and encourage patriotism in youth.


Who is Eligible to Apply?

Any student in grades 9-12 who is enrolled in a public, private or parochial high school or home study program in the United States.

  • Maximum student age of 18 at time of local entry.
  • Student must be a U.S. citizen or U.S. national.
  • Applicant does not have to be related to a VFW or VFW Auxiliary member to participate, but the student must attend school in the same state as the sponsoring VFW Auxiliary.


What is the Scholarship Amount?
The first-place winner from each state competes for national awards totaling $31,000.

Our local post winners will receive awards of $500, $300 and $150 for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place. 


WANT TO APPLY? 

Read the rules and eligibility requirements and download the entry form and brochure before you submit your entry at your local VFW Auxiliary. 

Who is Eligible to Apply?

 Open to all students in grades K-8 who are enrolled in a public, private, parochial or home study program in the United States.

  • Student must be a U.S. citizen or U.S. national.
  • Does not have to be related to a VFW or VFW Auxiliary member to participate, but the student must attend school in the same state as the sponsoring VFW Auxiliary.​

What is the Contest Amount?

Grades K-2, Grades 3-5 and Grades 6-8 levels each offer 1st Place $100 Gift Card, 2nd Place $50 Gift Card and 3rd Place $25 Gift Card

WANT TO APPLY? 

Read the rules and eligibility requirements and download the entry form and brochure before you submit your entry at your local VFW Auxiliary.