Girl Scouts of the USA has announced a new scholarship opportunity for Girl Scouts who have earned their Gold Award with a Take Action project focused on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) and will be attending an accredited college or university beginning in Fall 2013.
GSUSA is pleased to announce this new five year Alcoa Chuck McLane Scholarship Program. This multi-year scholarship program is made possible through the generous support of the Alcoa Foundation.
Each year, beginning Fall 2013, two qualified Girl Scout Gold Award Recipients will be chosen to receive a total of $10,000 based on the following criteria:
1. completed a 2013 STEM Take Action Project (project touches on Science, Technology, Engineering or Math).
2. will be attending an accredited college or university as a freshman beginning Fall 2013.
Once selected, scholarship funds will be distributed in increments of $5,000 beginning freshman year 2013, with another $5,000 provided in the Junior year of college if a 3.0 GPA is maintained and the recipient plans to continue her education.
Complete this two-page scholarship application to qualify for consideration.
Applications will be reviewed and chosen to submit to Girl Scouts of the USA for scholarship consideration.
GSUSA will accept a maximum of two applications per council for the Alcoa Chuck McLane Scholarship Program.
Applications must be submitted and received by Girl Scouts of North East Ohio by Monday, July 8, 2013.
Send completed applications to:
Girl Scouts of North East OhioRe: Alcoa Scholarship ProgramOne Girl Scout WayMacedonia, OH 44056
For additional information, please contact the Program Department at GSNEO.