FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions about the National Eagle Scout Association

MOST FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
SCHOLARSHIPS
EAGLES' CALL
AWARDS & RECOGNITION
NESA GENERAL PROGRAM


MOST FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Q/A EAGLE SCOUT ADVANCEMENT

Does NESA handle Eagle Scout advancement questions?

Q/A TROOP EAGLE SCOUT ROSTERS

Can I get a roster of Eagle Scouts from my troop?

Q/A EAGLE SCOUT LISTS FOR COUNCILS

How do councils obtain their Eagle Scout lists?

Q/A COUNCIL DATABASE ADMINSTRATORS

Who can be a council administrator?

Q/A UPDATING EAGLE SCOUT INFORMATION

How does Eagle Scout information get updated?

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SCHOLARSHIP QUESTIONS

Q/A NESA SCHOLARSHIP WINDOW

When can Eagle Scouts apply for scholarships?

Q/A ANNOUNCEMENT OF NESA SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS

How are Eagle Scouts notified if they do/do not receive a scholarship?

Q/A NESA MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENT

Are NESA scholarship opportunities only available to NESA members?

Q/A TROUBLESHOOTING USERNAME/PASSWORD LOGIN ISSUES

How do I login if my username/password won't let me sign in to the scholarship application?

Q/A BOARD OF REVIEW

Can I apply in the current scholarship window even though I have not passed my board of review, but I plan to pass it before the October 31 deadline?

Q/A REGISTRATION IN SCOUTING

Do I need to be currently registered in Scouting to apply?

Q/A MILITARY ACADEMIES

Why aren't NESA scholarships payable to U.S. military academies?

Q/A PAPER APPLICATIONS

Is a paper application available?

Q/A PERSONAL INFORMATION

Who sees the application and what are they able to see?

Q/A REFERENCE LETTERS

What are the procedures to get reference letters?

Q/A SCHOLARSHIP DEFERMENT

Can I defer my scholarship for an LDS mission or some other similar activity?

Q/A DEADLINE NOTES AND NESA OFFICE HOURS

Can I get an extension if I have a problem with the application or for another reason?

Q/A OTHER EAGLE SCOUT SCHOLARSHIPS

Where can I find information on other available scholarships for Eagle Scouts?

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EAGLES'CALL

Q/A ADDRESS CHANGES

How do I change my address?

Q/A MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION ISSUES

I have a membership, but I haven't received an issue of the magazine. Why not?

Q/A SUBMITTING CONTENT FOR EAGLES CALL

Do you accept story ideas?

How do I submit a photo to Eagles' Call for publication

I submitted information for publication and it didn't appear in the magazine. Why didn't you print it?

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AWARDS & RECOGNITION

Q/A DESA NOMINATION PROCESS

What is the process for submitting a DESA nomination?

Q/A DESA NOMINATION APPROVAL

How is the DESA approved?
How can I ensure the nomination will be approved?
How long does it take to approve a DESA nomination?

Q/A DESA RECOGNITION ITEMS

What recognition items will NESA provide when the nominee is approved?

Q/A DESA PRESENTATION

When and how should a DESA be presented?

Q/A NOESA NOMINATION PROCESS

What is the process for submitting a NOESA nomination?

Q/A NOESA NOMINATION APPROVAL

How is the NOESA approved?
How long does it take to approve a NOESA nomination?

Q/A NOESA RECOGNITION ITEMS

What recognition items will NESA provide when the nominee is approved?

Q/A NOESA PRESENTATION

When and how should a NOESA be presented?

Q/A ESSPY NOMINATION PROCESS

What is the process for submitting an ESSPY nomination?

Q/A ESSPY RECIPIENT MAXIMUM

How many recipients may a council select for the council service project of the year? rocess for submitting an ESSPY nomination?

Q/A ESSPY NELECTION PROCESS

How is the council service project of the year recipient selected?

Q/A NESA LEGACY SOCIETY

If I have moved to a new council but became a James E. West Fellow in a previous council, do I need to become a James E. West Fellow again in my new council before I can become a Fellow in the NESA Legacy Society?


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NESA GENERAL PROGAM

Q/A NESA STRUCTURE

What is the organizational structure of the National Eagle Scout Association??

Q/A NESA PROGRAM AND PURPOSE

What is the National Eagle Scout Association?

Q/A ORIGIN OF NESA

What is the history of NESA?

Q/A NESA MEMBERSHIP DUES AND TIERS

Are there tiers of membership in NESA and where do membership dues go?

Q/A NESA MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS

What are the NESA membership benefits and can councils add benefits for alumni within their council?

Q/A EAGLE SCOUT PERSONAL INFORMATION

How is Eagle Scout personal information handled and protected?

Q/A PUBLICIZING EAGLE SCOUT EVENTS

How do councils post events on the National Eagle Scout Association and Scouting Alumni and Friends website so that alumni across the country can view and sign up to attend them?

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