2021-2022 Theme: "America: Where do we go from here?"
Established in 1947, our Voice of Democracy audio-essay program provides high school students with the unique opportunity to express themselves in regards to a democratic and patriotic-themed recorded essay. Each year, nearly 40,000 9-12 grade students from across the country enter to win their share of $2.1 million in educational scholarships and incentives awarded through the program.
The national first-place winner receives a $30,000 scholarship paid directly to the recipient’s American university, college or vocational/technical school. A complete list of other national scholarships range from $1,000-$15,000, and the first-place winner from each VFW Department (state) wins a minimum scholarship of $1,000 and an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C. Want to apply?
Midnight, October 31, Entries to the Post
December 13, District Winners due to Department Chairman
Rules and Eligibility Requirements: VOD Rules / Eligibility
Download the 2021-22 VOD Entry Form here: VOD Entry Form
DO NOT mail District entries and required forms to State Headquarters. Mail them directly to the State Voice of Democracy Chairman!
Diana L. Rerucha:
19975 legion Road
Harrisburg, AR 72432
Cell # 870-680-2936
POST PARTICIPATION REPORTING PACKET
DISTRICT PARTICIPATION REPORTING PACKET (by POST):
DISTRICT VOD / PP WINNER REPORT: