2019 Belcher Foundation Eagle Scout Scholarship

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The Donald D. and M. Marie Belcher Charitable Foundation has established a special l scholarship fund for Eagle Scouts who have plans to attend a four-year college or university following high school graduation.

The funding will be a 2-year $7,000 college scholarship awarded each year in the amount of$3,500 the first year, renewable for a second year, with at least 24 college credits completed and a college grade point average (GPA) of2.5 or above.

To qualify, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Have attained the rank of Eagle Scout in the Greater Los Angeles Area Council, Boy Scouts of America and be currently registered in Scouting.
  • Be a graduating high school senior entering college in the year for which the scholarship is applied.
  • Have achieved a high school un-weighted cumulative GPA at or above 3.0.
  • Have demonstrated leadership ability in Scouting and a strong record of participation in activities outside of Scouting.
  • Have need of financial assistance and provide a statement clearly stating why he believes he needs financial aid, signed by the applicant and countersigned by a parent.
  • Plan to attend a recognized four-year college or university.
  • Show evidence of the desire, commitment and capacity to complete an undergraduate college degree.
  • Provide one signed recommendation letter from a Scout leader who knows the applicant personally.

Applicants who have served as summer camp counselors/staff will receive special consideration in the selection process.

The scholarship funds can be used for tuition, room, board and books for as long as a recipient remains a full-time student during the life of the scholarship. The funds will only be paid directly to the college/university that the recipient attends.

All information must be turned into the Greater Los Angeles Area Council, Smiser Scout Center no later than Friday, March 29th at 5pm PDT.

Recipients along with their family will be notified of their selection by April 15th and invited to attend the Eagle Scout Recognition Banquet to be held Thursday, April 25, 2019 to be recognized.

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Please remit your completed application to the following address:

Belcher Foundation Eagle Scout Scholarship
Greater Los Angeles Area Council
Attn: GLAAC Eagle Scout Assoc.
3450 East Sierra Madre Blvd, Pasadena CA 91107