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Byron Lockhart Eagle Scout Scholarship

Application procedures

Eagle Scouts applying for this scholarship must:

  • Complete their own application.
  • Enclose only the information requested in the requirements (no biographies, resumes, or supplementary lists of activities). Items other than the reference letter should not be submitted with this application.
  • Collect all information necessary to complete the application before starting the application. You cannot save the application in progress and submit later. Click here if you need a PDF copy of the application to help you gather data.
  • Answer all questions on the application.
  • Submit a reference letter with the application form.
  • Submit the completed online application. If you are not able to submit the online application or need different accommodations, please contact Matthew Menely at
  • Submit the completed application by December 1. All application materials become the property of the selection committee and will not be returned.

Application requirements

All applicants must:

  • Be currently registered and active within a Scout unit in the Capitol Area Council, BSA.
  • Have earned the rank of Eagle Scout (Board of Review has been completed) from a Scout BSA Troop chartered in the Capitol Area Council, BSA.
  • Provide a transcript of grades covering the most recent six semesters (transcript does not need to be “official”).
  • Have demonstrated leadership ability in Scouting and a strong record of participation in activities outside of Scouting.
  • Provide one signed recommendation letter from a volunteer or professional Scout leader who knows the applicant personally. Endorsements from teachers, counselors, etc., should not be included.
  • Be a registered student in good standing in an accredited school for the current academic year.

Public announcement and presentation of the scholarship takes place at our council’s Eagle Recognition Reception in February.


Apply for the Byron Lockhart Eagle Scout Scholarship

  • Applicant's Information

  • Scouting Accomplishments

  • Positions may be from Scouts BSA, Venturing, Sea Scouting, Exploring, Order of the Arrow, or other Boy Scouts of America programs/groups/activities
  • Examples could include summer camp/winter camp at Lost Pines, National/World Jamboree, Order of the Arrow events, NYLT, or outdoor experiences of five or more consecutive days/nights
  • May be from any Boy Scouts of America program
  • May be from any Capitol Area Council, Order of the Arrow, or BSA national program/camp
  • School information

  • Examples may include Principal, Counselor, Academic Advisor, etc.
  • High school students

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  • Post-secondary students

  • All applicants

  • Include housing/meals/tuition/books
  • Not including Scouting
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