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Scholarships

Girl Scouts of the USA has compiled a list of universities/colleges, foundations, and Girl Scout councils that offer scholarships, awards, and grants to Girl Scouts. Girl Scout experiences enhance ANY scholarship application with leadership and community service, so remember to include your Girl Scout activities in ALL scholarship applications you submit. 

Community Foundation of Northeast Florida

FOR GOLD AWARD GIRL SCOUTS: Byon B. Morris Scholarship
The Byon M. Morris Scholarship will provide $5,000 ($1250 per year/4 years) to support tuition, books, fees, room and board, and degree-related expenses for two graduating seniors who have attained Scouting’s highest ranks. One Eagle Scout (Boy Scouts) and one Gold Award Girl Scout, each of whom must demonstrate an aptitude and desire to succeed, will receive the scholarship. In selecting the successful candidate, the review committee will consider academic achievements, leadership experience, desire for personal growth and financial need. All applicants must have at least a cumulative 3.0 grade point average (weighted) and plan to attend an accredited post-secondary institution on a full- time basis. Housed at The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida, the Byon M. Morris Scholarship application and supporting documentation requirements are available at bit.ly/tcfscholarship2018 and due by May 7, 2018.

Other scholarships from the Community Foundation

Dorothea B. Shaw Scholarship
The Dorothea B. Shaw Scholarship will provide $6,000 ($1500 per year/4 years) to support tuition, books, fees, room and board, and degree-related expenses for a student graduating from a Duval county public or private school and attending an accredited post-secondary institution in the Northeastern United States. Northeastern states are identified as: CT, MA, ME, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, and VT.  In selecting the successful candidate, the review committee will consider academic achievements, leadership experience, desire for personal growth and financial need.  All applicants must have at least a cumulative 3.0 grade point average (weighted) and plan to attend on a full-time basis. Housed at The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida, the Dorothea B. Shaw scholarship application and supporting documentation requirements are available at http://bit.ly/tcfscholarship2018  and due by May 7, 2018.

Sam & Lydia Payne Scholarship
The Sam and Lydia Payne Scholarship will provide financial assistance to a student(s) who demonstrates an aptitude and desire to succeed.  The scholarship will support tuition, books, fees, room and board, and educational degree-related expenses up to $18,000 and disbursed until graduation or a period up to 5 years, provided the recipient continues to meet the eligibility requirements.  All applicants must have a cumulative 2.5-3.5 (weighted) grade point average and plan to take a full-time course load in pursuit of a bachelor’s degree. In selecting the successful candidate, the review committee will consider a desire for personal growth and financial need.   Housed at The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida, the Sam and Lydia Payne Scholarship application and supporting documentation requirements are available at: http://bit.ly/tcfscholarship2018  and due by May 7, 2018.