Scholarships

Dozens of universities, BSA local councils, and religious, civic, and military organizations offer college scholarships to Venturing Summit Award Recipients. Some scholarships are needs-based; others are merit-based. Some go to every Summit Award Recipient who applies; others are highly competitive. We have compiled a list of scholarships available to Summit Award Recipients and will update our list, as necessary. If you find any errors or are aware of other scholarships, please email NationalVenturing.VicePresident@scouting.org.

 

These scholarships are offered by independent organizations and may not be endorsed or maintained by the Boy Scouts of America.

 

Community

  • PADI Dive To Adventure Scholarship
    The Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI) offers a multilevel scholarship program to introduce Venturers and Sea Scouts to the exciting underwater world. PADI recognizes that adventure is one of the key elements of the Scouting program. Scuba diving is an exciting avocation or vocation that can be enjoyed in just about every part of the country. For more information, click here!

  • Trails-End Popcorn Scholarship Program
    Earn money for College by participating in the Trails-End Popcorn Scholarship Program. You must sell $2,500 or more during one sales period to qualify. Any sales in the future of any amount may be applied to your scholarship money. For more information, click here!

  • VFW Scout of the Year Scholarship
    The VFW Scout of the Year Scholarship program provides a $5,000 award to an outstanding scout who is the recipient of the Boy Scout Eagle Award, Venturing Summit/Silver Award, or Sea Scout Quartermaster Award. For more information, click here! Deadline: March 1

 

 

Religious

  • Emmett J. Doerr Memorial Distinguished Scout Scholarship
    Each year, the National Catholic Committee on Scouting awards $2,000 scholarships to five outstanding Catholic young men or women who are high school seniors and currently registered and active in Boy Scouting, Varsity Scouting, or Venturing. The applicant must have earned the Eagle Scout Award or the Summit Award; have earned the Ad Altare Dei or Pope Pius XII religious emblem; have held a Scouting leadership position; and have served in his or her home parish. For more information, click here!

 

 

Institution Specific

  • Abilene Christian University Venturing and Scouting Leadership Scholarship
    This annually renewable award ranges from $1,000 to $5,000 per student and is available to incoming freshmen who are Eagle Scouts, Venturing Summit/Silver Awardees, Sea Scouting Quartermaster Awardees, GSUSA Gold Awardees, or the American Heritage Girls Stars and Stripes Awardees. For more information, click here or contact the ACU Office of Venturing and Scouting Relationships!
    Deadline: March 1

  • Lindenwood University
    Lindenwood has awarded the Boy Scouts of America over $250,000 in scholarships for the upcoming school year to recognize outstanding youth who have volunteered with, been members of, or worked for the Boy Scouts of America. The three levels of scholarships range from $5,000 to $12,000 per year, or $20,000 to $48,000 over a four-year period. Contact Lindenwood University for more information.

  • Lipscomb University Scholarship
    Lipscomb University in Nashville, TN has a $10,000 scholarship for incoming freshmen who have received the Eagle Scout Award, Venturing Summit/Silver Award, Sea Scouting Quartermaster Award, Girls Scouts of America's Gold Award, or the American Heritage Girls' Stars and Stripes award. For more information, click here!

  • University of Evansville Scouting Scholarship
    The University of Evansville has teamed up with America’s Scouting organizations to create the UE Scouting Scholarship – a $56,000, four-year award for recipients of the Eagle Scout Award, Quartermaster Award, or the Summit/Silver Award. Candidates also must visit the UE campus and have a high school GPA of at least 3.5 and score 1530 or higher on the SAT or 23 or higher on the ACT. For more information, click here!

 

VenturingFest 2018

As you may know, VenturingFest 2018 will be held at the Summit Bechtel Reserve from July 1st-6th, 2018 to celebrate Venturing’s 20th birthday! Join us for quick access to the latest activities at the Summit, social events with Venturers from across the nation, an incredible birthday celebration, and the opportunity of a lifetime!

Dozens of universities, BSA local councils, and religious, civic, and military organizations offer college scholarships to Venturing Summit Award Recipients. Some scholarships are needs-based; others are merit-based. Some go to every Summit Award Recipient who applies; others are highly competitive. We have compiled a list of scholarships available to Summit Award Recipients and will update our list, as necessary. If you find any errors or are aware of other scholarships, please email NationalVenturing.VicePresident@scouting.org.

 

These scholarships are offered by independent organizations and may not be endorsed or maintained by the Boy Scouts of America.

 

 

 

Community

  • PADI Dive To Adventure Scholarship
    The Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI) offers a multilevel scholarship program to introduce Venturers and Sea Scouts to the exciting underwater world. PADI recognizes that adventure is one of the key elements of the Scouting program. Scuba diving is an exciting avocation or vocation that can be enjoyed in just about every part of the country. For more information, click here!

  • Trails-End Popcorn Scholarship Program
    Earn money for College by participating in the Trails-End Popcorn Scholarship Program. You must sell $2,500 or more during one sales period to qualify. Any sales in the future of any amount may be applied to your scholarship money. For more information, click here!

  • VFW Scout of the Year Scholarship
    The VFW Scout of the Year Scholarship program provides a $5,000 award to an outstanding scout who is the recipient of the Boy Scout Eagle Award, Venturing Summit/Silver Award, or Sea Scout Quartermaster Award. For more information, click here! Deadline: March 1

 

 

Religious

  • Emmett J. Doerr Memorial Distinguished Scout Scholarship
    Each year, the National Catholic Committee on Scouting awards $2,000 scholarships to five outstanding Catholic young men or women who are high school seniors and currently registered and active in Boy Scouting, Varsity Scouting, or Venturing. The applicant must have earned the Eagle Scout Award or the Summit Award; have earned the Ad Altare Dei or Pope Pius XII religious emblem; have held a Scouting leadership position; and have served in his or her home parish. For more information, click here!

 

 

Institution Specific

  • Abilene Christian University Venturing and Scouting Leadership Scholarship
    This annually renewable award ranges from $1,000 to $5,000 per student and is available to incoming freshmen who are Eagle Scouts, Venturing Summit/Silver Awardees, Sea Scouting Quartermaster Awardees, GSUSA Gold Awardees, or the American Heritage Girls Stars and Stripes Awardees. For more information, click here or contact the ACU Office of Venturing and Scouting Relationships!
    Deadline: March 1

  • Lindenwood University
    Lindenwood has awarded the Boy Scouts of America over $250,000 in scholarships for the upcoming school year to recognize outstanding youth who have volunteered with, been members of, or worked for the Boy Scouts of America. The three levels of scholarships range from $5,000 to $12,000 per year, or $20,000 to $48,000 over a four-year period. Contact Lindenwood University for more information.

  • Lipscomb University Scholarship
    Lipscomb University in Nashville, TN has a $10,000 scholarship for incoming freshmen who have received the Eagle Scout Award, Venturing Summit/Silver Award, Sea Scouting Quartermaster Award, Girls Scouts of America's Gold Award, or the American Heritage Girls' Stars and Stripes award. For more information, click here!

  • University of Evansville Scouting Scholarship
    The University of Evansville has teamed up with America’s Scouting organizations to create the UE Scouting Scholarship – a $56,000, four-year award for recipients of the Eagle Scout Award, Quartermaster Award, or the Summit/Silver Award. Candidates also must visit the UE campus and have a high school GPA of at least 3.5 and score 1530 or higher on the SAT or 23 or higher on the ACT. For more information, click here!

 

Dozens of universities, BSA local councils, and religious, civic, and military organizations offer college scholarships to Venturing Summit Award Recipients. Some scholarships are needs-based; others are merit-based. Some go to every Summit Award Recipient who applies; others are highly competitive. We have compiled a list of scholarships available to Summit Award Recipients and will update our list, as necessary. If you find any errors or are aware of other scholarships, please email NationalVenturing.VicePresident@scouting.org.

 

These scholarships are offered by independent organizations and may not be endorsed or maintained by the Boy Scouts of America.

 

 

Community

  • PADI Dive To Adventure Scholarship
    The Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI) offers a multilevel scholarship program to introduce Venturers and Sea Scouts to the exciting underwater world. PADI recognizes that adventure is one of the key elements of the Scouting program. Scuba diving is an exciting avocation or vocation that can be enjoyed in just about every part of the country. For more information, click here!

  • Trails-End Popcorn Scholarship Program
    Earn money for College by participating in the Trails-End Popcorn Scholarship Program. You must sell $2,500 or more during one sales period to qualify. Any sales in the future of any amount may be applied to your scholarship money. For more information, click here!

  • VFW Scout of the Year Scholarship
    The VFW Scout of the Year Scholarship program provides a $5,000 award to an outstanding scout who is the recipient of the Boy Scout Eagle Award, Venturing Summit/Silver Award, or Sea Scout Quartermaster Award. For more information, click here! Deadline: March 1

 

 

Religious

  • Emmett J. Doerr Memorial Distinguished Scout Scholarship
    Each year, the National Catholic Committee on Scouting awards $2,000 scholarships to five outstanding Catholic young men or women who are high school seniors and currently registered and active in Boy Scouting, Varsity Scouting, or Venturing. The applicant must have earned the Eagle Scout Award or the Summit Award; have earned the Ad Altare Dei or Pope Pius XII religious emblem; have held a Scouting leadership position; and have served in his or her home parish. For more information, click here!

 

 

Institution Specific

  • Abilene Christian University Venturing and Scouting Leadership Scholarship
    This annually renewable award ranges from $1,000 to $5,000 per student and is available to incoming freshmen who are Eagle Scouts, Venturing Summit/Silver Awardees, Sea Scouting Quartermaster Awardees, GSUSA Gold Awardees, or the American Heritage Girls Stars and Stripes Awardees. For more information, click here or contact the ACU Office of Venturing and Scouting Relationships!
    Deadline: March 1

  • Lindenwood University
    Lindenwood has awarded the Boy Scouts of America over $250,000 in scholarships for the upcoming school year to recognize outstanding youth who have volunteered with, been members of, or worked for the Boy Scouts of America. The three levels of scholarships range from $5,000 to $12,000 per year, or $20,000 to $48,000 over a four-year period. Contact Lindenwood University for more information.

  • Lipscomb University Scholarship
    Lipscomb University in Nashville, TN has a $10,000 scholarship for incoming freshmen who have received the Eagle Scout Award, Venturing Summit/Silver Award, Sea Scouting Quartermaster Award, Girls Scouts of America's Gold Award, or the American Heritage Girls' Stars and Stripes award. For more information, click here!

  • University of Evansville Scouting Scholarship
    The University of Evansville has teamed up with America’s Scouting organizations to create the UE Scouting Scholarship – a $56,000, four-year award for recipients of the Eagle Scout Award, Quartermaster Award, or the Summit/Silver Award. Candidates also must visit the UE campus and have a high school GPA of at least 3.5 and score 1530 or higher on the SAT or 23 or higher on the ACT. For more information, click here!

 

Dozens of universities, BSA local councils, and religious, civic, and military organizations offer college scholarships to Venturing Summit Award Recipients. Some scholarships are needs-based; others are merit-based. Some go to every Summit Award Recipient who applies; others are highly competitive. We have compiled a list of scholarships available to Summit Award Recipients and will update our list, as necessary. If you find any errors or are aware of other scholarships, please email NationalVenturing.VicePresident@scouting.org.

 

These scholarships are offered by independent organizations and may not be endorsed or maintained by the Boy Scouts of America.

 

 

Community

  • PADI Dive To Adventure Scholarship
    The Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI) offers a multilevel scholarship program to introduce Venturers and Sea Scouts to the exciting underwater world. PADI recognizes that adventure is one of the key elements of the Scouting program. Scuba diving is an exciting avocation or vocation that can be enjoyed in just about every part of the country. For more information, click here!

  • Trails-End Popcorn Scholarship Program
    Earn money for College by participating in the Trails-End Popcorn Scholarship Program. You must sell $2,500 or more during one sales period to qualify. Any sales in the future of any amount may be applied to your scholarship money. For more information, click here!

  • VFW Scout of the Year Scholarship
    The VFW Scout of the Year Scholarship program provides a $5,000 award to an outstanding scout who is the recipient of the Boy Scout Eagle Award, Venturing Summit/Silver Award, or Sea Scout Quartermaster Award. For more information, click here! Deadline: March 1

 

 

Religious

  • Emmett J. Doerr Memorial Distinguished Scout Scholarship
    Each year, the National Catholic Committee on Scouting awards $2,000 scholarships to five outstanding Catholic young men or women who are high school seniors and currently registered and active in Boy Scouting, Varsity Scouting, or Venturing. The applicant must have earned the Eagle Scout Award or the Summit Award; have earned the Ad Altare Dei or Pope Pius XII religious emblem; have held a Scouting leadership position; and have served in his or her home parish. For more information, click here!

 

 

Institution Specific

  • Abilene Christian University Venturing and Scouting Leadership Scholarship
    This annually renewable award ranges from $1,000 to $5,000 per student and is available to incoming freshmen who are Eagle Scouts, Venturing Summit/Silver Awardees, Sea Scouting Quartermaster Awardees, GSUSA Gold Awardees, or the American Heritage Girls Stars and Stripes Awardees. For more information, click here or contact the ACU Office of Venturing and Scouting Relationships!
    Deadline: March 1

  • Lindenwood University
    Lindenwood has awarded the Boy Scouts of America over $250,000 in scholarships for the upcoming school year to recognize outstanding youth who have volunteered with, been members of, or worked for the Boy Scouts of America. The three levels of scholarships range from $5,000 to $12,000 per year, or $20,000 to $48,000 over a four-year period. Contact Lindenwood University for more information.

  • Lipscomb University Scholarship
    Lipscomb University in Nashville, TN has a $10,000 scholarship for incoming freshmen who have received the Eagle Scout Award, Venturing Summit/Silver Award, Sea Scouting Quartermaster Award, Girls Scouts of America's Gold Award, or the American Heritage Girls' Stars and Stripes award. For more information, click here!

  • University of Evansville Scouting Scholarship
    The University of Evansville has teamed up with America’s Scouting organizations to create the UE Scouting Scholarship – a $56,000, four-year award for recipients of the Eagle Scout Award, Quartermaster Award, or the Summit/Silver Award. Candidates also must visit the UE campus and have a high school GPA of at least 3.5 and score 1530 or higher on the SAT or 23 or higher on the ACT. For more information, click here!