Scout of the Year

Congratulations to our New Local Eagle Scouts in 2017

Sunday, July 9, 2017

Andrew Leach, Troop 48, Medford Lakes, NJ.

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Nick Boras, Troop 47, Shamong, NJ.

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Graham P. Watson, Troop 439, Tabernacle, NJ

Sunday, January 15, 2017

William Patrick Reid, Troop 15, Mt. Laurel, NJ

Congratulations to Sara C. Weil 

Sara C. Weill

On March 7th 2017, Sara has been sponsored by
Medford NJ VFW Post 7677 and advanced as a
candidate for Scout of the Year at the
VFW Department of New Jersey. 

VFW Scout of the Year Program

The Scout of the Year program is open to Eagle Scouts, Girl Scout Gold Award, Venture Summit Award recipients and Sea Scout Quartermaster recipients. VFW’s Scout of the Year offers a first place $5,000 scholarship, a second place $3,000 scholarship and a $1,000 third place scholarship each year.


Scouts who are registered, active members of a Boy or Girl Scout Troop, Venturing Crew, or a Sea Scout Ship who have received the Eagle Scout Award, Girl Scout Gold Award, Venture Summit Award or Sea Scout Quartermaster Award.

Scouts must be 15 years of age and have demonstrated practical citizenship in school, scouting and the community.

Scouts must be enrolled in high school at the time of selection.

Note: All applicants still in high school who reach their 18th birthday during the nomination year remain eligible if otherwise qualified.


Scouts should download and submit a completed VFW Scouting Scholarship form, resume of high school activities, scouting record, community service record and letters of recommendation to Medford, NJ VFW Post 7677 no later than March 1st

Note: A Scout can enter through ONE VFW Post only.


Medford, NJ VFW Post 7677 submits all candidates with full entry criteria to the VFW Department of New Jersey by April 1st. From there, the Department selects a winner and forwards the entry to the VFW National Headquarters by May 1st for national-level judging. 

Application Link 

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