Presidents' Leadership Award
The Presidents' Leadership Award is a $1,500 educational scholarship for girls 18-24 in the state of Nebraska who demonstrate outstanding leadership to the benefit of their community. Please review the requirements and fill out the required application.
The Canenburg Scholarship is an up-to-$500 college scholarship for Ambassador Girl Scouts (high school seniors) who reside in Rock County, Nebraska. The scholarships are funded by the Henry Canenburg Estate Trust, founded in 1955. Please fill out the required application.
Olson Memorial Scholarship
High school seniors (Ambassador Girl Scouts) who are members in the Columbus Service Center area can apply for a college scholarship up to $500. The scholarships are funded by the Grant and Berenice Olson Memorial Fund, established in the 1990s. Please fill out the required application.
Pat Meyer Nebraska Gold Award Girl Scout of Distinction
The Pat Meyer Nebraska Gold Award Girl Scout of Distinction honors high school or graduating girls who have completed their Gold Award. The award includes a $500 scholarship, a lifetime Girl Scout membership, a commerative plaque, and recognition at the council's annual meeting.
Girls who have completed their Gold Award between January and December 31 of each year will be mailed an application. A minimum of three recipients will be chosen by the Gold Award coordinator, the Spirit of Nebraska Chief Operating Officer, Gold Award Committee members, and the Pat Meyer family.
Ethel N. Ericksen Memorial Scholarship
The Ethel N. Ericksen Memorial Scholarship is open to girls who would like to attend a camp program at Camp Crossed Arrows during the summer of 2019. Two $150 scholarships for girls from the Northeast and rural Southeast (outside of Lancaster County) area are available. Please complete the required application by May 15, 2020.
Tyler Cherrington Travel Scholarship
The Tyler Cherrington Travel Scholarship (up to $500) is awarded to a currently registered member of Girl Scouts Spirit of Nebraska, who would like to participate in a council-sponsored travel opportunity (excludes Destinations). This scholarship does not include any required deposits. Please note the program registration deadline must be met.
Gold Award Mini Grant Application
Any Spirit of Nebraska Girl Scout currently working on her Gold Award who has had her initial project proposal approved by the Gold Award Committee is eligible to apply for the mini grant. The maximum amount awarded is $500, not to exceed 50% of your total project budget. Please review the requirements and fill out the required application.