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Scholarships for Girl Scouts
Baldwin Wallace Girl Scout Award
$12,000, renewable for up to four years https://www.bw.edu/financial-aid/first-year/community-based-awards/
The BW Girl Scout Award is for incoming first-year students. Students should be active members of the Girl Scouts of the USA and have an official from the organization submit a letter of recommendation detailing their involvement with the organization.
For more information:
Director of First-Year Recruitment
Arlene Bartlow Endowment Fund
Girl Scout Gold Award recipient (and all requested documentation)
Accepted for undergraduate study in the College of Arts and Sciences, or Case School of Engineering
For more information:
Stephen M. Miller
Manager of Financial Aid Accounts
Girl Scout Gold Award and Girl Scout Bronze-Silver Award Scholarships
The Girl Scout Gold Award Scholarship is worth 62 percent of tuition and mandatory fees in the traditional college program for the 2019-20 academic year. The Girl Scout Bronze-Silver Award Scholarship is worth 50 percent of tuition and mandatory fees in the traditional college program for the 2019-20 academic year.
To qualify for one of these scholarships, students must: • be admitted to Hiram College • have a High School GPA of 2.8 or above • have an ACT score of 18 or higher To retain one of these scholarships, students must: • maintain a 2.0 College GPA • remain active and in good standing at the College This award cannot be combined with other Hiram merit-based awards. If a recipient should qualify for a merit-based scholarship at Hiram, the student will be awarded the scholarship of highest value for the 2019-20 academic year.
For more information:
Hiram College Director of Admission
Girl Scouts of North East Ohio Girl Scout Scholarship
Award amount varies
Applications due to GSNEO April 1 annually
Eligibility and Requirements:
• Currently Registered member with Girl Scouts of North East Ohio
• Member for 3+ years, including Junior and Senior HS years
• Minimum 2.0 GPA
• Accepted to 2 or 4 year college/university/trade school
• No restrictions on field of study
• Complete application form including information on Girl Scout involvement, community involvement, extra-curricular activities and leadership roles, Gold Award status
• Submit 500 word essay on “What Leadership Skills did you learn through Girl Scouting and how do you think they will benefit you in the future?”
• Include 2 letters of recommendation: 1 from a non-related Girl Scout adult, 1 from another non-related adult
• Include official high school transcript
Gold Award Girl Scout Scholarship: Thomas J. & Marjorie S. Gray Foundation
GSNEO has received generous funding from the Thomas J. & Marjorie S. Gray Foundation to award one $5,000 scholarship annually to a Gold Award Girl Scout who meets the qualifications outlined below. Scholarship awards will be granted to individuals who excel academically, demonstrate proven leadership impact, and commit to continued community engagement to make a difference in the community. Those awarded with this competitive scholarship may be eligible to apply annually for scholarship funds to support additional years of undergraduate study. Awardee will be determined each year from the group of new and returning applicants.
Applications due to GSNEO: November 15 annually
• Currently registered member of Girl Scouts of North East Ohio
• Gold Award Girl Scout
• Recommended minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5 on 4.0 scale
• Enrolled in accredited college / university
• Full time undergraduate student with commitment to 4-year degree
• Complete and submit 4 essays
• Include official grades with GPA
• Include 2 letters of recommendation
• Application complete and submitted on time
• Requirements if Awarded:
• 90+ hours leadership service in community
• Complete monthly service report
• Maintain connection with Girl Scouts
For more information:
Assistant Director of Programs
Girl Scouts of North East Ohio
One Girl Scout Way
Macedonia, Ohio 44056
Girl Scouts of Ohio's Heartland Scholarship
Girl Scouts of Ohio's Heartland Council, Inc. is pleased to announce that it is offering one (1) scholarship valued at $1,000 for further education to a graduating high school senior in our council. https://www.gsoh.org/content/dam/girlscouts-gsoh/documents/finance/GSOH%20Scholarship%20Application%202019_fillable.pdf
- Plans for full-time attendance at a college, university, trade or technical school. - Recipient must be an active participant in Girl Scouting. This participation could include the following program pathways: camp, events, series, travel, troop, and virtual. In addition, participation may also include council and service unit involvement. Affiliation with a troop is not required. - Recipient must demonstrate good academic progress and be serious about her education. - Financial need may be considered as a tie-breaker in the later stages of selection, if necessary.
Kathleen L. Elich Memorial Scholarships
Girl Scouts of Ohio’s Heartland Council, Inc. is pleased to announce that it is offering two scholarships valued at $1,000 (each) for further education to graduating high school seniors. https://www.gsoh.org/content/dam/girlscouts-gsoh/documents/award-nomination-forms/Elich%20Scholarship%20Application%202019_fillable.pdf
Recipient must be an active participant in Girl Scouts with Ohio’s Heartland Council. This participation could include the following program pathways: camp, events, series, travel, troop, and virtual. Affiliation with a troop is not required. - Recipient must demonstrate good academic progress and be serious about her education. - Students who receive full scholarship awards from other sources or who receive appointments to one of the Service Academies (West Point, Annapolis, Air Force) are not eligible to participate in this program. - Funds will be paid directly to the student’s college. If student does not enroll, they will be disqualified from the scholarship award.
For more information:
Scholarship Review Committee
1700 WaterMark Drive
Columbus, OH 43215
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We've compiled a list of universities/colleges, foundations, and Girl Scout councils that offer scholarships, awards, and grants for Girl Scouts.
Though the list is updated periodically, be sure to check with your local Girl Scout council for the most recent information for your area. Your council may also offer helpful workshops or other resources to prepare for college.
Remember, earning a Girl Scout Gold Award is an excellent way to give any college or scholarship application that “something extra” to help you stand out from the crowd.
For additional information on college scholarships, contact your high school guidance counselor, reach out to the financial aid office of the school(s) you wish to attend, and check out these websites:
- The College Board
- CreditSoup Scholarship
- Scholarships for international students at U.S. colleges
- "No Essay" College Scholarship
- United Negro College Fund Scholarships
- Fulbright US Student Program
- Coca-Cola Scholars
- Lamber Goodnow Education Scholarships
- Burger King Scholarship
- AXA Achievement Scholarship
- Gen and Kelly Tanbe Scholarship
- Diller Teen Awards (Jewish teen scholarship)
- Davidson Fellows Scholarship
- Monk's Home Improvements Service Scholarship (NJ residents only)
- Milton Fisher Scholarship
- Taco Bell Live Más Scholarship
- Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards (Latino youth scholarship)
- OppU Achievers Scholarship
- BAFTX Scholarships
- National College Match
- College Affordability Guide
- Going Merry
- Personal Finance Analyst
- Chegg Scholarships
- The Center for Native Scholarships
- Scholarship America
- College Scholarships & Resources for Women
- The Scholarship System
- NSHSS Foundation Scholarships
- Elks National Foundation - Most Valuable Student
- TYLENOL® Future Care Scholarship
- The State Farm Companies Foundation Scholarship Program
- We the Students Essay Contest
- DELL Scholars
- The "No Sweat" Scholarship
- Rover Scholarship
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