Scholarships for Higher Education
Much Better Than A Loan
Several academic scholarships are available for outstanding Northern Star Scouts, Venturers, Explorers and Camp Staff.
Northern Star Council Eagle Scout Scholarship
Each year, between
20 and 25 Eagle Scouts are selected to receive scholarships. Awarded annually and reviewed by committee, the
process is rigorous and competitive; Be Prepared!
American Legion's Eagle Scout of the Year
The American Legion's Eagle Scout of the Year award is a national honor that is given annually. Winners are named during the organization's Spring Meetings each May. The application is available online at www.legion.org/scholarships and must be submitted to each applicant's respective American Legion department headquarters by March 1. The Eagle Scout of the Year will receive a $10,000 scholarship and three runners-up will each receive $2,500.
Hamline University Robbins Leadership Award
First-year Hamiline University students with Eagle Scout rank are eligible for this $3,000 scholarship.
Andersen Camp Staff Scholarship
Full-time college students who have completed at least two full seasons on camp staff are eligible.
National Eagle Scout Association Scholarship
NESA offers several scholarships for qualifying Eagle Scouts. Awards range from $1000 to $48,000.
Northern Star Council Venturing Scholarship
Venture Scouts who have earned the Silver or Summit Award are
encouraged to apply. One scholarship is awarded
Several scholarships are available to Explorer Scouts.
Applications are reviewed and selected by committee, typically in the
Spring. Post advisors are notified when applications are
Allan G. Lee Law Enforcement Exploring Scholarship
$1000 Academic scholarship awarded to a Law Enforcement Explorer in 12th grade or above.
Willy Lee Bjorge Scholarship
$600 Scholarship for a Law Enforcement Explorer who will have
completed their freshman year in an accredited law enforcement training
program by the following summer.
Nothern Star Exploring Scholarship
$1,000 scholarship awarded to a 12th grade Explorer from any post.