Merit

Hall/McElwain scholarships ($5,000)
Awarded based on school and Scouting participation as well as community service.

$5,000 - 40 minimum awarded annually

Robert and Rebecca Palmer scholarship ($2,500)
Awarded based on school and Scouting participation as well as community service.

$2,500 - Three awarded annually

Bailey scholarship ($2,000 - $4,000)
Awarded based on school and Scouting participation as well as community service.

$2,000 - One awarded annually
$4,000 - One awarded annually

Michael S. Malone/Windrush Publishing scholarship ($2,500)
Awarded based on desire to pursue studies in journalism

$2,500 - One awarded annually

These scholarships are not available to students attending any of the U.S. military academies, because at these academies expenses covered by NESA scholarships are already paid by the United States government.

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