Girl Scouts opens the door to great opportunities including college
scholarships. See what opportunities exist nationally!
We are honored to annually facilitate two scholarships, The Beth
Winters Memorial Scholarship and The Spirit Scholarship
to graduating Girl Scouts in our council through one application process!
**2020 Scholarship Information will be available Fall of 2019**
Deadline to apply is February 10, 2019. Recpients of both
scholarships will be recognized at Inspire
a Girl on April 7, 2019.
To be eligible for either scholarship, you must:
- Be a registered member with Girl Scouts of NE Kansas & NW
Missouri at the time of application and have been a registered Girl
Scout for at least two years prior to the year you are
- Be graduating from high school in 2019.
- Have begun the college application process.
demonstrated involvement in the Girl Scout program on a troop,
service unit, district, council or national level.
given community service as an individual or as part of a group
effort in addition to your Girl Scout activities.
The Spirit Scholarship, be a Gold Award Recipient and show
- For the Beth Winters Scholarship, be
a Gold Award recipient or have earned the Silver Award and
have a minimum GPA of 3.75 on a 4.0 scale
- Submit your
completed online application by February 10, 2019.
selected, participate in an interview on March 9, 2019, in Girl
Scout uniform or business casual attire.
- Personal Information (see
- Three references from persons
able to verify your Girl Scout involvement and achievements. One is
to be from a peer; two from adults who are not relatives. (Have your
references complete and return this
reference form or other document to you for submission with
your online application.)
Scout Involvement & Special Recognitions Form (complete
and upload in the online application)
- An essay titled “How
Girl Scouting Has Helped Me Form the Vision for My Life” (one to two
pages in length)
- High School Transcript (does not have to
be an official copy)
- Recent photo
**Tip: Compile all your information using the resources above,
then submit your application. The online application does not have an
autosave or save and return function, so your application must be
completed and submitted in one session**
Review Process: Applications will be reviewed by a committee
including Connie Davis as well as family and friends of Beth Winters.
Selected applicants will be invited to an in-person interview with the
committee on March 9, 2019. Recipients of both scholarships will be
notified after the interview process and recoginized at Inspire a Girl
on April 7, 2019.