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Nominate your Scout for Eagle Scout of the Year!

VFW's Scout of the Year Award

Every year, the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) organization awards scholarships to three youth who have earned the highest rank in their program. Among them, those eligible include youth involved in Scouts BSA, Venturing, and Sea Scouts.

 

The following requirements are to be met in order to be eligible for this award:

• Be the recipient of the Eagle Scout Award, Venture Summit Award or Sea Scout Quartermaster Award.
• Be a registered, active member of a Boy or Girl Scout Troop, Venturing Crew or Sea Scout Ship at the time the above reward was received.
• Have demonstrated exemplary citizenship in school, Scouting, and community.

 

The application for Scout of the Year nominations can be found here!

Got questions? Contact scouting@vfw.org for more information.

 

American Legion's Eagle Scout of the Year Award

The National Americanism Commission offers the annual American Legion Eagle Scout of the Year scholarship. The Scout who best meets the qualifications outlined in the nomination application will be selected as the annual American Legion Eagle Scout of the Year. Each year the American Legion Eagle Scout of the Year will travel to join the youth champion delegation of The American Legion for participation in the annual National Convention of The American Legion.

 

The following requirements are to be met in order to be eligible for this award:

•  Be either a registered active member of a Boy Scouts of America unit that is chartered to an American Legion post, American Legion Auxiliary unit or Sons of The American Legion squadron.
OR
•  Be a registered active member of any chartered Boy Scouts of America unit and have a parent or grandparent possessing up-to-date membership in The American Legion or Sons of The American Legion or American Legion Auxiliary, and in the case of a recently deceased member, their membership for the year immediately prior to the current year may be used.
AND
•  Received the Eagle Scout Award.
•  Received a Scouts BSA or Venturer Religious Emblem.
•  Have demonstrated practical citizenship in church, school, Scouting and community.
•  Have reached their 15th birthday and be enrolled in high school at the time of selection.
•  Applied through the department (state) in which their Scout unit is chartered.

 

The application for Eagle Scout of the Year nominations can be found here!

Got questions? Contact americanism@legion.org for more information.

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