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Scholarships

Funds for education, high adventure

 

Scholarships for all Scouts

Britt Medford High Adventure Scholarship

The  scholarship honors the late Scouter Britt Medford, an Eagle Scout who enjoyed the outdoors as a youth and later as an adult leader on his son’s high adventure treks to Philmont Scout Ranch in New Mexico and Northern Tier Wilderness Canoe Base in Minnesota/Manitoba/Ontario. Scouts from the Capitol Area Council may apply for this scholarship to receive 75% of the cost of attending either Philmont or Northern Tier. CLICK HERE to apply.

Academic scholarships

The Boy Scouts of America keeps a list of academic scholarships available to Scouts from all of our programs. CLICK HERE to visit the BSA’s scholarships page.

The National Catholic Committee on Scouting offers several scholarships. CLICK HERE to visit the NCCS’ scholarships page.

The University of Texas at Austin offers a scholarship for Eagle Scout or Venturing Silver Award recipient. CLICK HERE to learn more.

 

Scholarships for Eagle Scouts

Lockhart Eagle Scout Scholarships

NOTE: only for Scouts who earned the rank of Eagle in Capitol Area Council

The scholarships are made possible by a generous gift by Byron Lockhart. Mr. Lockhart was born in 1917. He grew up in Waco, Texas where he would earn the rank of Eagle Scout. Later, he attended Baylor University, earning an undergraduate and law degree. After working for the F.B.I. for six years, Mr. Lockhart began a successful career in Austin as an attorney. The lessons he learned as an Eagle Scout were so meaningful to him that he donated funds for Eagle Scouts to pursue a post-secondary education.