Locally, the Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore offers a competitive scholarship based on need, the Kiefer-Stevens Memorial Scholarship. Qualifications are based on acceptance to any post-secondary educational institution; financial need; commitment to career/profession; participation in Girl Scouting, such as, earning the Silver and/or Gold Award, and participation in council activities. Other qualifications taken into consideration by the committee are extenuating family circumstances, service and leadership outside Girl Scouting, number of years in Girl Scouting, class rank and other academic indicators.
The Kiefer-Stevens Memorial Scholarship is for Girl Scouts who are graduating high school seniors. GSJS offers a competitive scholarship based on need. Girls who receive this scholarship may receive up to $3,000 per girl. Click here to complete the application. The application can not be saved in progress.
The GSUSA Gold Award Girl Scouts Scholarship recipients will receive a $5,000 scholarship. Girl Scouts applying for the GSUSA Gold Award Scholarship must be either:
Girl Scouts who are eligible for this award will have submitted their Gold Award final paperwork through GoGold online and will have been approved by March 1st. Girls will be eligible to complete the scholarship application through GoGold on March 15.
Gold Award Girl Scouts who applied in a previous year are not eligible to re-apply.
Eligible trips for the 2023 Travel Scholarships, regardless of the cost of the trip, include:
Applications will be accepted May 1, 2024 to May 15, 2024. Girls traveling on trips in 2024 or beyond can apply for scholarships each year as long as they are registered for the trip!
To assist girls who wish to travel on Council Trips or GSUSA Destinations, the Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore offers girls the opportunity to apply for Travel Scholarships. Girls must be registered for a trip in order to apply for a scholarship. Girls who apply who are not registered for a trip will not be considered.
Girls are eligible to receive Scholarships for council-sponsored trips and GSUSA trips. Approved scholarships range in value between $75 - $1,000 per year. To qualify, girls must sell a combined minimum of $500 worth of product in the Fall Sale Program plus 550 boxes of Girl Scout Cookies.
How will the girl be selected to receive a portion of this scholarship?
The girl will complete her application along with a parent/guardian. Both girl and parent/guardian must sign, date and submit their travel scholarship application through the form below.
Travel Scholarship applications will be accepted May 1, 2024 to May 15, 2024 Girls traveling on trips in 2024 or beyond can apply for scholarships each year as long as they are registered for the trip!
Remember, the more you sell, the MORE you EARN and the bigger your potential reward!
Application Deadline January 31, 2024