College Scholarships

Non-Scouting Scholarships for Scouts to Consider


John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest


National Peace Essay Contest

$10,000 - Open to students in grades 9 thru 12th Students


Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

Up to $6,000 - Open to Middle School & High School Students


The Southface Energy Institute Internship (Atlanta, GA) is available to students with an interest in sustainable construction. Preference will be given to students with a background in building science, mechanical and civil engineering, architecture, city and urban planning or nonprofit management. You will work with environmental and economic issues in relation to the use of energy particularly with new technologies and resources in building construction.

Scout Specific Scholarship Links

Article on Scouting Scholarships

National Eagle Scout Associations Directory of Scholarships

Emmett J. Doerr Memorial Scout Scholarship (Catholic)


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