Eagle Scout Information

If you have any questions about applying for the rank of Eagle Scout, please contact our Eagle Scout processor, Keri Smeaton, at 512-617-8610 or keri.smeaton@scouting.org.

Looking for:
  • the Eagle Scout application? CLICK HERE
  • our Council's procedures for applying for the rank of Eagle Scout? CLICK HERE
  • the Eagle Scout workbook? CLICK HERE
  • the application for alternative Eagle rank merit badges? CLICK HERE
  • Request for Extension of Time to Earn Eagle Scout Rank? CLICK HERE
Apply for the NESA Adams Award for most outstanding Eagle Scout service project!

Public Recognition for new Eagle Scouts

CLICK HERE to get general Eagle Scout recognition information
CLICK HERE to get a customized Eagle Scout recognition letter from fellow Eagle Scout and "Dirty Jobs" host, Mike Rowe

Most newspapers will run a short story and photo, recognizing Scouts who attain the rank of Eagle Scout. Many prefer that you send this information in an email. However, if you prefer to send this information by standard mail, see the forms below for the Austin American-Statesman, Austin Family Magazine, West Austin News and Westlake Picayune. (You may also use these as guidelines for submitting Eagle Scout information to any other paper)

CLICK HERE to get the Austin American-Statesman’s Eagle Scout form
CLICK HERE to get the Austin Family Magazine's Eagle Scout form
CLICK HERE to get the West Austin News’ Eagle Scout form
CLICK HERE to get the Westlake Picayune’s Eagle Scout form

Scholarships for Eagle Scouts

Being an Eagle Scout can carry some weight on college admission forms and scholarship applications. In addition, some scholarships exist for the sole purpose of helping an Eagle Scout further his education. You can find resources here:

Application for Byron Lockhart Capitol Area Council Eagle Scout scholarships (fillable PDF)

Scholarships for Eagle Scouts awarded by the National Eagle Scout Association
Scholarships for Eagle Scouts awarded by religious organizations
Scholarships for Eagle Scouts awarded by civic organizations
Scholarships for Eagle Scouts awarded by specific schools