Colleges and universities recognize the merits of the Girl Scout experience by making scholarships and grants available to Girl Scouts and recipients of the Girl Scout Gold Award. Girl Scouts seeking scholarships should contact their high school guidance counselor or the financial aid office at the school they wish to attend for information on any scholarships that might be available to Girl Scouts.
Girl Scouts of Central Texas
Ten scholarships will be awarded in the amount of $1,000. Applications are open from December 1, 2021 - February 7, 2022.
- Registered Girl Scouts of Central Texas member
- Graduating senior Girl Scout members only
- Active participation in Girl Scouting
- Demonstrated academic achievements
- Attendance at a college, university, trade or technical school
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Abilene Christian University
Venturing and Scouting Leadership Scholarship
$1,000 (renewable for a total of $4,000)
- Girl Scout Gold Award recipient (and all requested documentation)
- Incoming freshman at Abilene Christian University
Statewide Gold Award Scholarship Endowment Fund
Girl Scout Texas Statewide Gold Award Scholarship
Two scholarships will be awarded in the amount of $1,000. The scholarship recipient will be eligible to receive her scholarship after graduation from high school and must utilize the award within one year of graduation, unless other arrangements are made with the committee. The scholarship check will be directly to the university or higher educational institution to be applied toward tuition. Unused funds will revert back to the Statewide Gold Award Scholarship Endowment Fund. Application Deadline: May 1st
- Have earned the Gold Award in the state of Texas and received approval for final project by April 1 (of application year).
- Currently registered as a Girl Scout in a Texas Girl Scout Council
- Has a need for financial assistance
- Plans to enroll/is enrolled in a college, university or higher education institute during the calendar year from June 1 (current year) - May 31 (following year)
- Has a minimum of a 3.0 grade point average
- Fills out and submits the Statewide Gold Award Scholarship Application and required supplemental materials
For More Information:
Megan Dodd, Girl Scout Leadership Experience Manager
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