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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. 

Kiwanis Club of Gainesville Spain Award

Are you a graduating Girl Scout?  If you are, please consider applying for the Kiwanis Club of Gainesville Spain Award.  Applicants must be either an entering freshman or undergraduate at UF or Santa Fe Community College in good standing. The award is for $1000.00 per year and can be renewed each year until graduation from your undergraduate program.

Gold award Girl Scouts who are entering freshman or undergraduates at UF in good standing can apply for another scholarship of $1000.00 per year which can also be renewed each year until graduation from your undergraduate program.

 

For information and the application form please contact Scholarship Chair, Sheila Dickison at  doctord@ufl.edu. Deadline to apply is July 15.

Community Foundation of Northeast Florida

FOR GOLD AWARD GIRL SCOUTS: Byon B. Morris Scholarship

The Byon M. Morris Scholarship will provide $5,000 ($1,250 per year for 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 winner (Girl Scouts), 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 http://bit.ly/2020TCFScholarships and due by March 16, 2020.  

Other scholarships from the Community Foundation

Dorothea B. Shaw Scholarship
The Dorothea B. Shaw Scholarship will provide $6,000 ($1,500 per year for 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/2020TCFScholarships and due by March 16, 2020.

Sam & Lydia Payne Scholarship
The Sam and Lydia Payne Scholarship will provide financial assistance to a student graduating from a North Florida public or private school who demonstrates an aptitude and desire to succeed.  The scholarship will support tuition and books, up to $18,000 ($4,500 per year for 4 years) provided the recipient continues to meet the eligibility requirements.  All applicants must have a cumulative 2.2-3.5 (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/2020TCFScholarships and due by March 16, 2020.