EOCS Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$2,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

May 1, 2021

Saturday
Awarded By:

Eastern Orthodox Committee on Scouting

Number of Awards & Eligibility: Two awards offered.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

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

Description: EOCS, the official Eastern Orthodox religious committee for the Boy Scouts of America, is offering up to two $1,000.00 scholarships to Orthodox Christian scouts who demonstrate love of God and the Orthodox Christian Faith through their service, scholarship, leadership, and practical citizenship in their churches, schools, scouting units, and communities.

Application requirements for the EOCS Scholarship are:

  • Essay
  • Recommendation letter
  • Application form
  • Personal statement
  • Official Transcript
Additional Information: Applicants must meet the following criteria: • Be a registered active member of an EOCS-recognized Scouting program: Scouts BSA (Boy Scouts), Venturing, Exploring; Girl Scouts of the USA, Trail Life USA, American Heritage Girls, and Camp Fire. • Be a communicant in an Eastern Orthodox Christian Church recognized by the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the USA: Albanian Orthodox, Antiochian Orthodox, Bulgarian Orthodox, Carpatho-Russian Orthodox, Georgian Orthodox, Greek Orthodox, Orthodox Church in America (OCA), Romanian Orthodox, Russian Orthodox (Moscow Patriarchate), Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia (ROCOR), Serbian Orthodox, Ukrainian Orthodox. • Have earned the highest award of an EOCS-recognized Scouting program (e.g., Eagle, Gold). Explorers and Venturers must have attained Eagle Scout. • Have earned the EOCS Alpha Omega Religious Award. • Be enrolled in the final year of an accredited high school. Home-schooled students should contact the Scholarship Chairman for guidance in completing the application.

Award Amount: Up to $1,000 scholarships offered.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $2,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Saturday, May 1, 2021

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Saturday, May 1, 2021

Submit by the deadline.
Contact: Dr. M. E. Kotsonis, EOCS Scholarship Chairman
Address: 30-03 30th Drive Astoria, New York 11102

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