National Eagle Scout Association Academic Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$25,250

Awarded

Application Deadline

October 31, 2020

Saturday
Awarded By:

National Eagle Scout Association

Number of Awards & Eligibility: Up to 130 awards annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for international and U.S. students.
  2. Must be a graduating high school senior planning to enter college in the year that the scholarship is applied for. Scholarships are awarded only to those who graduate from high school in the calendar year in which scholarships are presented. *Please note: Scouts whose Eagle Scout boards of review are held the same year of their high school graduation may apply in that calendar year. They may receive a scholarship one time only.
  3. Must have an SAT score of 1200 or higher and/or an ACT score of 28 or higher.
  4. Must register and maintain status as a full-time student at his college/university during the life of the scholarship.
  5. Must be an Eagle Scout and have received credentials from the national office.
  6. Must be a male.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This scholarship is available for Eagle Scouts who have an SAT score of 1200 or higher and/or an ACT score of 28 or higher. Applicants must be graduating high school seniors planning to enter college in the year that the scholarship is applied for.

Application requirements for the National Eagle Scout Association Academic Scholarship are:

  • Official Transcript
  • Recommendation letter
  • Application form
Additional Information: This scholarship is provided through the Mabel and Lawrence S. Cooke Scholarship Endowment, the United Health Foundation, and the National Eagle Scout Association Scholarship Fund. Please note: The scholarship is not available to students attending any of the United States of America military academies, because at these academies, expenses covered by NESA scholarships are already paid by the United States Government.

Award Amount: The awards range from $2,500 to $48,000. To maintain renewability of the scholarship, the recipient must maintain a grade point average of 3.0 or higher. The college/university must provide confirmation of this status. The recipient must also provide confirmation through his college/university of his status as a full-time student.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $25,250.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Saturday, October 31, 2020

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Saturday, October 31, 2020

Applications are available online from the National Eagle Scout Association (NESA) website. In addition to a completed online application, the student must also submit the following: a high school transcript covering a minimum of six semesters (may be a photocopy); an official SAT and/or ACT score sheet (these scores may appear on the transcript instead); and one signed recommendation letter from a volunteer or professional Scout leader who knows him personally. This is the only endorsement required. Endorsements from teachers, counselors, etc. will not be accepted. Paper applications will not be accepted and all information must be entered online by the deadline date.
Contact: Ann Diamond
Address: National Eagle Scout Association, S222; Boy Scouts of America 1325 W. Walnut Hill Lane, P.O. Box 152079 Irving, Texas 75015-2079

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