Scholarship Information

2021-2022 Scholarship Information

Voice of Democracy Essay Competition 2021 – 2022

Since 1947, the Voice of Democracy has been the Veterans of Foreign Wars’ (VFW’s) premier scholarship program.
The theme is:  America:  Where do we go from here?

The Voice of Democracy Essay Competition is open to students in grades 9-12 who are enrolled in a public, private or parochial high school or home study program in the United States and its territories.

Students wishing to participate should contact their school counselor for directions.  The counseling office staff will assist students in this process.  They must submit their essays to the Counseling Office by October 20th.  You must submit a 3 and 5 minute audio essay, a typed essay and completed entry form to the counseling office.  A monetary award will be presented to the local winner at the Awards Ceremony in June.

Leonard Bus Sales “A Day in the Life of a School Bus” 2021-2022

Art Competition & Scholarship

Leonard Bus Sales is pleased to announce the 4th Annual Leonard Bus Sales “A Day in the Life of a School Bus” Art Competition & Scholarship for 2021/2022 school year high school Juniors and Seniors in New York State. The aim of this art contest is to recognize and encourage the artistic talents of high school students across the state. The winner of the competition will receive a $1,000 scholarship and have their artwork professionally reproduced and shared with school districts and school bus enthusiasts across New York State.


Hagan Scholarship Foundation

Recipients of a Hagan Scholarship must maintain a four-year graduation schedule, achieve a 3.00 GPA each semester, maintain a 3.25 CGPA, earn 30 credit hours each academic year excluding summer school credits and work 240 hours in the 12 months prior to fall semester enrollment at college.

To be eligible for a Hagan Scholarship, applicants must have a substantial financial need and must graduate from one of over 6,000 eligible public high schools listed on the HSF website. Recipients are selected based upon academic ability, achievement in and out of school, personal goals and future promise.