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American Legion Eagle Scout of the Year

Awarding Agency:

The American Legion

Description and requirements:

Applicant must have received the Eagle Scout Award and the religious emblem awarded by his religious institution and must have demonstrated practical citizenship in church, school, Scouting, and the community. Applicant must be the son or grandson of an American Legion or American Legion Auxiliary member, or he must be a member of a Scouting unit chartered to a Legion post, an Auxiliary unit, or a Sons of the American Legion squadron; awards may also be given at the department (state) level.

Award Amount:

One $10,000 and three $2,500 scholarships

Deadline:

March 1

Website:

http://www.legion.org/documents/legion/pdf/eaglescoutnomform.pdf

Contact Information:

Applicants with specific questions should contact the American Legion department in their state. Contact information appears on the Legion website at http://www.legion.org.


Arthur M. & Berdena King Eagle Scout Scholarship

Awarding Agency:

National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution

Description and requirements:

This scholarship program is open to all Eagle Scouts who are currently registered in Scouting and have not reached their 19th birthday. The competition is typically entered at the chapter level, although it may be entered at the state level in some cases. Applicant must submit a 500-word patriotic essay and a four-generation ancestor chart; qualification for membership in the Sons of the American Revolution is not required.

Award Amount:

One $10,000 scholarship, one $6,000 scholarship, and one $4,000 scholarship. Scholarships may also be awarded at the state and local levels.

Deadline:

Varies by state and chapter

Website:

http://www.sar.org/youth/eagle.html

Contact Information:

Applicants with specific questions should contact the SAR department in their state. Contact information appears on the SAR website at http://www.sar.org.

Veterans of Foreign Wars Scout of the Year

Awarding Agency:

The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States

Description and requirements:

This scholarship program is open to registered, active members of Boy Scout troops, Venturing crews, and Sea Scout ships. Applicant must have received the Eagle Scout Award, the Venturing Silver Award, or the Sea Scout Quartermaster Award and must have demonstrated practical citizenship in school, Scouting, and the community. Application must be submitted through a single, local VFW post.Award Amount:$5,000, $3,000, and $1,000

Award Amount:

One $5,000 scholarship, one $3,000 scholarship, and one $1,000 scholarship

Deadline:

March 1

Website:

http://www.vfw.org

Contact Information:

Veterans of Foreign Wars
406 W. 34th St.
Kansas City, Missouri 64111
816-756-3390
info@vfw.org

Washington Scholars Fellowship Program

Awarding Agency:

Washington Scholars Fellowship Program

Description and requirements:

The Admiral Carey Foundation has a special program focused on Eagle Scouts and their participation in the Washington Scholars Fellowship Program, in which recipients receive 10 weeks of training in Washington, D.C., to prepare them for careers working in national and international public policy and public-related service.

Deadline:

July 31, October 31, and January 31

Website:

http://www.admiralcareyfoundation.org/

Contact Information:

For any additional questions regarding admissions, please send an email to admissions@washingtonscholars.org.