National Jewish Committee on Scouting Eagle Scout Scholarship ProgramsThe National Jewish Committee on Scouting will award scholarships to Eagle Scouts who best meet the qualifications outlined below and on the nomination application. for details on the programs, click here. Requirements follow, for more details click here; for the application click here.
Eligible applicants must:
Be a registered, active member of a Boy Scout troop, Varsity Scout team, or Venturing crew.
Have received the Eagle Scout Award.
Be an active member of a synagogue and must have received the Ner Tamid or Etz Chaim religious emblem.
Have demonstrated practical citizenship in his synagogue, school, Scouting unit, and community.
Be enrolled in an accredited high school and in his final year at the time of selection.
(Exception - Scouts whose Eagle Scout boards of review are held the same year of their high school graduation may apply in that calendar year. They may receive a scholarship one time only.)
Scholarships awarded each year are:
Chester M. Vernon Memorial Eagle Scout Scholarship Program – The recipient of the Chester M. Vernon Memorial Eagle Scout Scholarship will receive a $1,000 scholarship per year for four years. Applicants must demonstrate financial need.
Rick Arkans Eagle Scout Scholarship Program – The recipient of this scholarship will receive a one-time $1,000 scholarship. Applicants must demonstrate financial need.
Frank L. Weil Memorial Eagle Scout Scholarship Program – The recipient of the Frank L. Weil Memorial Eagle Scout Scholarship will receive a $1,000 scholarship. Two second-place scholarship awards will be given in the amount of $500 each.