September 19, 2017

Voice of Democracy Audio Essay Scholarship Competition Awarded by Veterans of Foreign Wars

The Voice of Democracy Audio Essay Scholarship Competition is a Contest sponsored by Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Information About the Scholarship:

Contest Award: Minimum – $1000, Maximum – $25000
Application Deadline: 1-November
Scholarship Requirements: Candidate must write a three- to five-minute essay on an annual patriotic theme and record it on a good-quality cassette or CD. Selection is based upon delivery (20%), originality (40%), and content (40%).
Eligible for: Contact sponsor

Awarded by:

Veterans of Foreign Wars
National Director, VFW Building, 406 W. 34th Street
Kansas City, MO 64111
USA
Email: sciedu@sciserv.org
Phone: 816 968 1117
Fax Number: 816 968 1149
Website: http://www.sciserv.org

Contact Details:

High school guidance office, local VFW Post, or National Headquarters web site.

Phone: 816 968 1117

It is important to make you application easy to read. A scholarship application reviewer from Voice of Democracy Audio Essay Scholarship Competitionname, no doubt, must go through thousands of these documents on a yearly basis. That must get very old, very quickly. In addition to that, nothing would drive you crazy more than seeing stupid mistakes on an application. So, if your application is easy to read, without any glaring errors, you’ve already made friends with the reviewer. Reviewers are the gatekeepers, and it is important that you get them on your side.

You need to know your audience. For instance, if you are applying to Voice of Democracy Audio Essay Scholarship Competitionname that is very “philanthropist friendly”, then be sure to describe all the times you volunteered, went on missions trips, etc. Also, if you are applying to a military institution, then be sure to talk about your leadership abilities and even your family’s heritage with the military. Not all applications are the same, and some need specific tailoring. Also, make sure that you are not saying in two words what you could say in one word. The easier your application is to read through, then your audience will not grow board reading it. You want to make it very simple and easy to read, offering you a chance to get them to like you.

Veterans of Foreign Wars

Veterans of Foreign Wars