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Scholarships

Congratulations! You’ve worked hard as a Girl Scout by building marketable skills like teamwork and leadership, collecting community service hours and earning awards like the Girl Scout Silver Award or Girl Scout Gold Award. Although it can seem overwhelming, all of this hard work is going to pay off when it comes time for college applications and scholarships. In order to make this process easier, we’ve collected a list of scholarships and resources to help make your college dreams an affordable reality.

Please note, we update this listing annually. Most of the deadlines are in April and May. For questions, please contact Customer Care at 1-888-689-1912. 

Girl Scout Gold Award Scholarships

6 Scholarships Avalible 
Yearly, Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia awards scholarships to six of our Girl Scout Gold Awardees- one from each region (Athens-Gainesville, Augusta, Savannah, Albany, Columbus and Macon). These $500 scholarships are not restricted to a specific area of study and are open to any registered, graduating senior with a minimum GPA of 2.5. 

Gainesville Alumni Troop 2012 Girl Scout Scholarship

High School seniors in the Hall, Lumpkin, Clarke, and Habersham counties who have been actively involved in Girl Scouts are eligible for a $1000 college scholarship. A Scholarship Selection Committee comprised of members of Gainesville Alumni Troop 2012 will review all applications, interview finalists for the scholarship, and select the scholarship recipients. 

Jeanne McPherson Stansell Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is sponsored by the Stansell family in association with Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia. The recipient must be a registered Girl Scout, a graduating senior with minimum GPA of 2.5 and an education major. 

Al'Shondra Harris Book Scholarship

Intended to cover the rising cost of books, this scholarship honors Patricia Caulton and requires that recipients earn a minimum GPA of 2.75 and their Girl Scout Gold Award. 

Sue Boyd Chipman Girl Scout Gold Award Scholarship

Middle Georgia State University (MGSU) is proud to offer the Sue Boyd Chipman Girl Scout Gold Award Scholarship. This scholarship fund was established to honor Sue Boyd Chipman, who served as the longtime CEO for Girl Scouts of Middle Georgia. As recognized leader in non-profit management and fundraising and an advocate for education and the advancement of women, Sue is an excellent namesake for this scholarship that encourages and supports girls who’ve earned their Girl Scout Gold Award. 

Brenau University

Additionally, colleges like Brenau University in Gainesville, GA, offers scholarships to those who’ve earned the Girl Scout Gold Award. Brenau University offers a scholarship of $1,000. For more information on this scholarship and more, please see Girl Scouts of the USA's website

Other Scholarships

Looking for more ways to cut costs? Consider scholarships for community service or leadership. As a Girl Scout, you’re an excellent candidate for these skill-based awards! These scholarships can be found on various websites like GAfuturesGeorgia Student Finance Commission and scholarships.com

Lifetime Membership

consider gifting your graduate a Lifetime Membership to Girl Scouts! The Lifetime Membership fee is usually $400.00, but we offer a young adult option (for anyone 18-29 years old) at the reduced price of $200. For more information, contact our Customer Care Team at 1-888-689-1912.