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Scholarships

All below scholarships are for current Girl Scouts of Western New York members only. Full criteria are in each individual application. 

Deadline has been extended!

Educational Scholarship:

  • Application and essay received or postmarked by March 31st.
  • Transcript and 2 letters of recommendation: we will be working with each girl individually at a later date.

Kim Welsh Scholarship:

  • Application received or postmarked by March 31st.
  • 1 Letter of recommendation:  We will be working with each girl individually at a later date.

The deadline is March 18, 2020, for the Educational and Kim Welsh Scholarships!


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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 2020. All girls who are receiving their Gold Award in 2020 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 2020. All girls who are receiving their Gold Award in 2020 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