Religious

Emmett J. Doerr Memorial Distinguished Scout Scholarship

Awarding agency:

National Catholic Committee on Scouting

Description and requirements:

Each year, the National Catholic Committee on Scouting awards scholarships to five outstanding Catholic young men or women who are high school seniors and currently registered and active in Boy Scouting, Varsity Scouting, or Venturing. The applicant must have earned the Eagle Scout Award or the Silver Award; have earned the Ad Altare Dei or Pope Pius XII religious emblem; have held a Scouting leadership position; and have served in his or her home parish.

Award amount:

Five $2,000 scholarships

Deadline:

January 31

Website:

http://www.nccs-bsa.org

Application and details:

http://www.nccs-bsa.org/index.php/college-scholarship

Contact information:

National Catholic Committee on Scouting
1325 West Walnut Hill Lane
P.O. Box 152079
Irving, TX 75015-2079
972-580-2114
nccs@netbsa.org

Chester M. Vernon Memorial Eagle Scout Scholarship

Awarding Agency:

National Jewish Committee on Scouting

Description and requirements:

Applicant must be currently registered and active in Boy Scouting, Varsity Scouting, or Venturing. He must have earned the Eagle Scout Award; have earned the Ner Tamid or Etz Chaim religious emblem; be active in a synagogue; and have demonstrated practical citizenship in the synagogue, school, Scouting unit, and community. He must demonstrate financial need.

Award Amount:

One $4,000 scholarship disbursed at rate of $1,000 per year for four years.

Deadline:

January 31

Website:

http://www.jewishscouting.org/eagle-scout-scholarship-programs/

Contact Information:

National Jewish Committee on Scouting, S342 Boy Scouts of America
1325 West Walnut Hill Lane
P.O. Box 152079
Irving, TX 75015-2079
972-580-2000

Rick Arkans Eagle Scout Scholarship

Awarding Agency:

National Jewish Committee on Scouting

Description Requirements:

Applicant must be currently registered and active in Boy Scouting, Varsity Scouting, or Venturing. He must have earned the Eagle Scout Award; have earned the Ner Tamid or Etz Chaim religious emblem; be active in a synagogue; and have demonstrated practical citizenship in the synagogue, school, Scouting unit, and community. He must demonstrate financial need.

Award Amount:

One $1,000 scholarship

Website:

http://www.jewishscouting.org/eagle-scout-scholarship-programs/

Deadline:

January 31

Contact Information:

National Jewish Committee on Scouting, S342
Boy Scouts of America
1325 West Walnut Hill Lane
P.O. Box 152079
Irving, TX 75015-2079
972-580-2000

Frank L. Weil Memorial Eagle Scout Scholarship

Awarding Agency:

National Jewish Committee on Scouting

Description and requirements:

Applicant must be currently registered and active in Boy Scouting, Varsity Scouting, or Venturing. He must have earned the Eagle Scout Award; have earned the Ner Tamid or Etz Chaim religious emblem; be active in a synagogue; and have demonstrated practical citizenship in the synagogue, school, Scouting unit, and community.

Award Amount:

One recipient of this scholarship will receive a one-time $1,000 scholarship. Two runners-up will receive one-time $500 scholarships.

Deadline:

January 31

Website:

http://www.jewishscouting.org/eagle-scout-scholarship-programs/

Contact Information:

National Jewish Committee on Scouting, S342
Boy Scouts of America
1325 West Walnut Hill Lane
P.O. Box 152079
Irving, TX 75015-2079
972-580-2000

Eastern Orthodox Scouting Scholarships

Awarding Agency:

Eastern Orthodox Committee on Scouting

Description and requirements:

Applicant must be registered and active in Boy Scouting must have earned the Eagle Scout Award. Applicant must be active in an Eastern Orthodox church and have earned the Alpha Omega religious emblem. One scholarship, funded by the Russian Children's Welfare Society, is reserved for applicants of Russian descent.

Award Amount:

One recipient of this scholarship will receive a one-time $1,000 scholarship. Two runners-up will receive one-time $500 scholarships.

Deadline:

May 1

Website:

http://www.eocs.org

Contact Information:

George N. Boulukos
862 Guy Lombardo Ave.
Freeport, New York 11520
516-868-4050