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Great Scholarships for Eagle Scouts

These days, higher education comes with a higher price tag. These scholarships for Eagle Scouts will help take out some of the sting. 


Hampden-Sydney Citizen-Leader Scholarship

Awarding Agency:       Hampden-Sydney College, Hampden-Sydney, Virginia

Description and requirements:            Any accepted Eagle Scout who attends Hampden-Sydney College are eligible to receive this scholarship.

Award Amount:          $5,000 scholarship (renewable)

Deadline:         March 1

Website: Link

Contact Information:

Citizen-Leader Scholarship
Hampden-Sydney College
P.O. Box 667
Hampden-Sydney, VA 23943


Epsilon Tau Pi's Soaring Eagle Scholarship

Awarding Agency:       Epsilon Tau Pi Alpha

Description and requirements:            This scholarship recognizes one incoming freshman each who is an Eagle Scout, has demonstrated leadership ability in Scouting, and has a strong record of community participation beyond Scouting. Applicant must have an SAT score of at least 1600 and/or an ACT score of at least 25. Locations include:
Appalachian State University
Augustana College
Georgia Southern University
Robert Morris University
University of Dayton
Western Carolina University
West Virginia University

Award Amount:          $500

Deadline:         August 15

Website: Link

Contact Information:

Epsilon Tau Pi Foundation
ATTN: Scholarship
2271 Nutmeg Ct.
Fairborn, OH 45324


Lindsey Wilson College Eagle Scout Scholarship

Awarding Agency:       Lindsey Wilson College

Description and requirements:     This need-based scholarship covers up to half of tuition. Applicant must be an Eagle Scout and a new, full-time freshman with a minimum ACT score of 24, a minimum cumulative high-school GPA of 3.00, and acceptance for admission to Lindsey Wilson College. In addition, applicant must submit letters of reference from a Boy Scout official and one other source, along with a written essay on how Scouting has benefited him.

Award Amount:          Five scholarships up to one half of tuition (up to $8,220 based on the 2008-2009 tuition rate)

Deadline:         None

Website: Link

Contact Information:

Admissions Office
Lindsey Wilson College
210 Lindsey Wilson Street
Columbia, KY 42728


Sullivan University Eagle Scout scholarship

Awarding Agency:       Sullivan University, Louisville, Ky.

Description and requirements:     Eagle Scouts with a 3.0 GPA or higher in high school and a score of at least 17 on the ACT, 1365 on the SAT or 16 on the APA are eligible.

Award Amount:          Varies. Up to $4,000 toward an Associate of Science degree

Deadline:         Last Friday in March of high school senior year

Website: Link

Contact Information:

Sullivan University
3101 Bardstown Road
Louisville, KY 40205


For information about other university scholarships please see links below:


National Eagle Scout AssociationExternal Link


Bryan on ScoutingExternal Link

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