Young American patriotic art contest set

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WILMINGTON — The VFW Auxiliary is pleased to present a Continuing Education Scholarship to students in grades 9-12, age 18 or younger, who are U.S. citizens or a U.S. cational. The first-place winner from each state will compete for national awards totaling $31,000.

Submission requirements include a completed application, an essay of no more than 300 words describing a commitment to your educational goals and how the scholarship will help, and the creation of a unique patriotic piece of art.

The local deadline is March 31. Please visit VFW Post 6710 Auxiliary on Facebook and the national website at for eligibility information, contest details and more.

For information about last year’s contest and winner, search the Wilmington News Journal archived stories online from July 8, 2019, “VFW Auxiliary presents patriotic art award.”

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