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Scholarships

Deadlines for the Educational and Kim Welsh Scholarships are March 21, 2019! 


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Girl Scout Educational Scholarship
$30,000 to be awarded!

The Girl Scout Educational Scholarship was established in 1997 and recognizes the achievement and character of graduating Senior Girl Scouts who have achieved their Silver and/or Gold Award. Scholarships are awarded based on a combination of academic achievements as well as Girl Scout involvement and accomplishments. 

 


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Kim Welsh Memorial Scholarship

The Kim Welsh Memorial Scholarship Fund was established in 1998 through the generosity of Carol and Allan Welsh in memory of their daughter, Kimberley. Scholarships will be awarded to Girl Scouts who have received or completed their Gold Award. Welsh family determines number of recipients and scholarship amount each year. 

 


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Hans and Charlene Schoenenberger Golden Opportunity Scholarship

Hans and Charlene Schoenenberger offer one $1,000 scholarship to a Girl Scout who is receiving the Girl Scout Gold Award in 2019. All girls who are receiving their Gold Award in 2019 will be entered in the pool of candidates.

One name will be drawn to receive the $1,000 scholarship.
No application is required for this scholarship
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The Ralph and Mary McLean Wilson Scholarship

The Ralph and Mary McLean Wilson Scholarship offers two $1,000 scholarships to Girl Scouts who are receiving the Girl Scout Gold Award in 2019. All girls who are receiving their Gold Award in 2019 will be entered in the pool of candidates.

Two names will be drawn to receive a $1,000 scholarship.
No application is required for this scholarship.


If you have further questions regarding any of the scholarships listed above please contact: Bev Rhodes, Annual Giving Specialist at 1-888-837-6410 ext. 7984 or bev.rhodes@gswny.org




Scholarships for
Outdoor Programs

Girl Scouts of Western New York Outdoor Program creates girls of courage, confidence and character who become leaders through educational programs in nature. When available, our grant-funded scholarships to allow any girl the opportunity to experience adventure and challenge, develop character and compassion, and learn leadership skills and service ethics, regardless of financial ability.  

Scholarships are based on availability of support from grant funders and awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. Scholarships cover the program fees as listed in the guide, and do not cover transportation to and from the course start location, or personal expenses such as clothing, insurance, airfare and baggage fees.  

To request an application for financial aid and scholarships, please proceed with the following steps: 

  1. Browse the program guide to select the program you wish to enroll in.
  2. If your zip code is listed below, you are eligible for financial support for this program! [Zip code list coming soon. Please check back at a later date.]
  3. Those who are eligible should select the button below to begin your registration process. [Scholarship application form coming soon. Please check back at a later date.]

All registration deadlines are final. For questions, please contact Customer Care at customercare@gswny.org or call 1-888-837-6410.