Girl Scouts of the USA - List of College Scholarship Resources
College Scholarships for Gold and Silver Award Recipients - Additional information can be found at CollegeScholarships.org.
NEW Local Scholarship through GSSEF - Paul C. Emmett Scholarship
Girl Scouts of Southeast Florida is honored to award the “MVP Champion of the Community ” Scholarship in memory of Paul C. Emmett, a dedicated community service leader and advocate. The recipient of the Paul C. Emmett MVP Champion of the Community will receive $1,500 toward her studies at the college or university she is attending. This special Scholarship will continue to be awarded annually to a Gold Award Girl Scout (current year recipients will also be considered), who is a senior in high school who has already been accepted into a college or university or is already enrolled in undergraduate classes, and who has exhibited a true commitment to her community through service. Click here for additional information and the 2019 application.
NEW Local Scholarship through GSSEF - Gina Rose Montalto Scholarship
Girl Scouts of Southeast Florida is honored to award the Gina Rose Montalto Scholarship in memory of Gina Rose Montalto, an outstanding Silver Award Girl Scout who was a victim of the mass shooting at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, on February 14, 2018. The Gina Rose Montalto Memorial Foundation, Inc. is proud to support the Girl Scouts of Southeast Florida by awarding a one-time $1,500 scholarship to help with the cost of post-secondary education. Applicants are required to complete the online application, meet scholarship criteria and abide by all required dates provided. This scholarship is awarded annually to one local Girl Scout who has demonstrated a passion for community service and earned the Girl Scout Gold Award. Click here for more information. Ready to apply? Click here for the application.
Local Scholarship through GSSEF - Barbara Ann Turner Scholarship
Girl Scouts of Southeast Florida is honored to award the “Service From the Heart” Scholarship in memory of Barbara Ann Turner, a dedicated volunteer. Girl Scouts of Southeast Florida has been extremely pleased that thanks to the generosity of ongoing donations, the scholarship has been increased to $1000. In this spirit, the “Service From the Heart” Scholarship will continue to be awarded annually to a high school age Girl Scout, who is currently registered in this Council who has given exceptional service in her community. Click here for additional information and the 2019 application.
Corinne Jeannine Schillings Foundation Scholarship
The Corinne Jeannine Schillings Foundation is dedicated to preserving the memory of Corinne Schillings, a 26-year-old woman who lost her life in the Baltimore Water Taxi accident on March 6, 2004.
Scholarship: The foundation will award scholarships to deserving young women who have earned the Girl Scout Gold or Silver Award and who plan to or are currently pursuing a college major or minor in foreign language. This scholarship is renewable.
Grant: The foundation will provide an airfare stipend for a Silver or Gold Award Girl Scout who plans to study abroad, regardless of her major/minor. It is not necessary to be a scholarship recipient to apply for this one-time grant; nor are scholarship recipients excluded from applying. This grant is not renewable.
See additional information here.
Society of Women Engineers
The SWE Scholarship Program provides financial assistance to women studying baccalaureate or graduate programs, in preparation for careers in engineering, engineering technology and computer science. See additional information here.
Veterans of Foreign Wars Scout of the Year Scholarship
Annually, the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States awards three individuals who are: Eagle Scouts, Girl Scout Gold Award recipients, Venture Summit Award recipients and/or Sea Scout Quartermasters who have risen above their peers in exemplifying the qualities of that rank. Girl Scouts who are currently registered and have earned the Gold Award are eligible to apply.
The Scholarship Awards are as follows:
• $5,000 1st place National scholarship
• $3,000 2nd place National scholarship
• $1,000 3rd place National scholarship
Girl Scouts should download and submit a completed VFW Scouting Scholarship form, resume of high school activities, scouting record, community service record and letters of recommendation to a local VFW Post; a local VFW Post can be identified by zip code at www.vfw.org