National Jewish Committee on Scouting
The recipient of the Chester M. Vernon Memorial Eagle Scout Scholarship will receive a $1,000 scholarship, renewable for three years. The recipient of the Rick Arkans Eagle Scout Scholarship Program will receive a $1,000 scholarship, non-renewable. The recipient of the Frank L. Weil Memorial Eagle Scout Scholarship will receive a $1,000 scholarship, and two runners up will received $500. These awards are also non-renewable.
The number of awards varies annually. This year, five scholarships will be offered. The NJCS Scholarship Program consists of the following named scholarships: One recipient will be selected for the Chester M. Vernon Memorial Eagle Scout Scholarship Program. One recipient will be selected for the Rick Arkans Eagle Scout Scholarship Program. One recipient will be selected for the Frank L. Weil Memorial Eagle Scout Scholarship Program and two second-place scholarship awards will be awarded.
Eligible applicants must: Be a registered, active member of a Boy Scout troop, Varsity Scout team, or Venturing crew; Have received the Eagle Scout Award; Be an active member of a synagogue and must have received the Ner Tamid or Etz Chaim religious emblem; Have demonstrated practical citizenship in his synagogue, school, Scouting unit, and community; Be enrolled in an accredited high school and in his final year at the time of selection.
The application deadline date has not yet been finalized for this year, but is expected to remain the same as last year. The deadline date shown here is tentative based on last year's date. Please che ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.