The deadline for entries in several scholarships run by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post and Auxiliary 4146 in Victoria is March 31, the post said in a news release.

There are cash awards at the local level.

The 2022-2023 annual scholarships and contests are as follows:

  • The Patriotic Art for Grades 9 – 12
  • 3-Dimensional Art Grades 9 – 12

More information at

  • Illustrating America for Grade K-8

More information at

  • Get Excited For the Red White & Blue Singing the National Anthem contest Grades K-8 and 9-12

More information at

The post said it is important to read and follow the entry requirements carefully so submitted work is not disqualified.

Contact Andy Rosalez, Post Commander at 361-412-9678 or Shirley Vatter, Auxiliary President at 301-481-9655.

Keith Kohn is executive editor of The Victoria Advocate. He joined The Advocate after many years as local editor at newspapers in Florida, South Carolina, New York and California. Reach him at