Educating girls leads to reduced mother and child mortality, and better health and education. The impact is felt not only in women’s lifetimes, but also in the health, education and productivity of future generations. A scholarship can make a girl’s—and her family’s—dreams come true and provides several benefits for the student:
Girl Scouts need scholarships because:
To create an annual scholarship, a donor promises to provide ongoing annual scholarship support. The fund may be added to at any time at the discretion of the donor, and the donor determines selection criteria for award of the scholarship. A minimum annual contribution of $500 is required. The scholarship is awarded each year according to the donor's wishes and may be awarded one or more students. At the donor's discretion, the amount of support and number of awards may vary from one year to the next.
Donors--individuals, couples, groups, organizations, and businesses--have a variety of wishes and intentions when creating a scholarship. The Council’s Office of Fund Development provides the guidance, venues, and support to assure that each gift is appropriately used to meet the donor's objectives.
Director of Fund Development