Eagle Scout – Scholarships

2017 Clarice Bagwell Eagle Scout Scholarship

2017 Clarice Bagwell Eagle Scholarship

This year our Council will award  five (5) $1,000 scholarships to Eagle Scouts who will graduate from high school in 2016 and plan to further their education in the Fall of 2017.

The scholarship will be dispensed in the form of a check made payable to the recipient. The funds are restricted to educational expenses only (for example, tuition, books, clothes, travel expenses, food).

To be eligible, the Eagle Scout must meet these requirements:

1.  He must be a high school senior this year (2016-2017)

2.  He must have already earned his Eagle rank in the Northeast Georgia Council (he may earn the rank at any time up to the graduating year).

3.  He must commit to attending college or another post-secondary school in the Fall of 2017.

The scholarships will be awarded at the Eagle Banquet, which is set for April 29, 2017.  If you are awarded one of the scholarships, you will be notified in advance, so you may make plans to attend. Applications must be turned in to the Jefferson Service Center by March 3, 2017, to be considered.

Additional copies of the enclosed application form are available on the web at www.nega-bsa.org or from one of the Council Service Centers.

If you have any questions, please contact Phil Nichols at (404) 316-2534 or *protected email*

Mail application to:

Clarice Bagwell Eagle Scout Scholarship Fund
Northeast Georgia Council, BSA
P. O. Box 399
Jefferson, GA   30549

 

2017 Tom and Margaret Strickland Eagle Scout Scholarship

2017 Tom and Margaret Strickland Eagle Scout Scholarship

The Tom and Margaret Strickland Eagle Scout Scholarship is available for Eagle Scouts who earned their Eagle rank and at least one Silver Eagle Palm (signifying their third Eagle Palm), in the Northeast Georgia Council. One $500.00 scholarship will be awarded yearly. Applicants must also be either graduating high school seniors or currently enrolled college or trade school students with plans to further their education in the fall of 2017.

Please be sure to use the application form when applying. To ensure that your application is reviewed and processed as quickly and accurately as possible, please read and follow these procedures and requirements as written.

The Eagle Scout applying for a scholarship must:

1. Complete the application personally.

2. Enclose only the items requested in the requirements (no biographies, resumes, or other documents)

3. Answer all questions on the application.

4. Provide one signed recommendation letter from a volunteer or professional Scout leader who knows the applicant personally.

5. Provided one signed recommendation letter from a non- scouting adult, such as a teacher, counselor, or clergyman. This letter should not be from any person related to the Eagle Scout. These are the only endorsements required.

6. Submit all Letters of Reference with the application to ensure that all items are available for review at the same time.

7. Mail completed applications and Reference letters to:

Tom and Margaret Strickland Eagle Scout Scholarship Committee
Northeast Georgia Council, BSA
P.O. Box 339
Jefferson, GA 30549

8. Only those applications submitted by March 3, 2017 will be considered.

9. Applications become the property of the selection committee and will not be returned to the applicant.

Minimum Scouting and Education Requirements all applicants must meet:

1.  Have been granted the Eagle Scout rank and earned 3 or more Eagle Palms

2.  Submit applications that are postmarked no later than midnight on March 3, 2017.   Note:  Scholarship will be awarded at the Eagle Banquet, April 29, 2017.

3.  Be a graduating high school senior who will be attending college/trade school or a currently enrolled college student with at least one more semester of study.  Eagle Scouts who are participating in mission work or military service beginning immediately after high school graduation may apply after the completion of service.