Girl Scouts in the Heart of Pennsylvania offers scholarship awards to girls wishing to continue their education at an institution of higher education (either college or technical school).
There are three scholarships for which you can apply:
Graduating Senior Scholarship
Gold Award Scholarship
Schuylkill County Scholarship
Graduating senior who will attend an institute of higher education (either college or technical school)
Demonstrated academic excellence
Strong commitment to community service activities
Must be a registered member of Girl Scouts by December 31, 2013
Gold Award Scholarship Criteria:
Applicant must be a Girl Scout Gold Award Recipient
Schuylkill County Scholarship Criteria:
Applicant must be a graduating senior residing in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
In addition to these scholarships, graduating Girl Scouts are eligible for scholarships across the nation. Please check the GSUSA Web site for a complete listing of scholarship opportunities.
GSHPA Scholarship Application | Editable Word Doc | PDF
February: Eblasts reminding girls to apply for GSHPA scholarships are sent to all graduating Girl Scouts for whom we have an email address.
March 28: Complete applications are due no later than 4:30 p.m.
Late applications will not be considered.
Send scholarship applications to GSHPA Corporate Headquarters - Attn: GSHPA Scholarship Committee, 350 Hale Avenue, Harrisburg, PA 17104
You may hand-deliver or mail your application to the address above.
May 30: Recipients will be notified by mail.
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The scholarship application can be found on our Forms page and is available as a pdf and as an editable Word document. You can type directly onto the Word document.
All scholarships support college tuition expenses and will be credited directly to the awardee's account at the institute of higher learning.
Please direct any questions to GSHPA at firstname.lastname@example.org.