Essays and Scholarships

Essay Contest - Independently Sponsored by Chagrin Falls VFW Post 12067

2024 1000 Word Essay Topic: Stand by.

Since 2007, the Chagrin Falls Veterans of Foreign Wars (CFVFW) Post 12067 has held an essay contest.  The student winners of the contest have presented their perspective on citizenship at our annual Veterans Day Ceremony. This event occurs either at the Triangle or Chagrin Falls Fire Department.

Any high school senior attending any school or home school in the Chagrin Falls, Kenston or West Geauga school districts is eligible to submit an essay to compete for our cash awards. Essay participants may mail their work to the address below or send it through their guidance counselor.

The CFVFW essay Committee announces the essay topic by the end of the day on the third Friday in August.  Essays are due by the end of the day on the last Friday in October.

Essay Winners 2023

Scholarships Offered Through Our National VFW

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