The VFW is partnering with Student Veterans of America to host the 2018 VFW-SVA Legislative Fellowship Program, providing 10 exemplary student veterans the opportunity to make their voices heard on Capitol Hill and in their community.
Selected Fellows will be flown to Washington, D.C., to participate in the 2018 VFW National Legislative Conference, March 4 - 9, 2018, where they will walk the halls of Congress, educating their legislators on the issues facing today’s student veterans.
Candidates will be evaluated based on the following criteria:
· Submission of an essay proposal based on one of four priority issues for the veterans' community
· VFW membership eligibility
· Current enrollment at a college or university with an active SVA chapter
· Preference for students studying political science, government, law, journalism, history or a related field
All applications must be submitted by close of business October 20, 2017.