Merit

Hall/McElwain scholarships

Awarded based on school and Scouting participation as well as community service.
  • $5,000 – 40 minimum awarded annually

Robert and Rebecca Palmer scholarship

Awarded based on school and Scouting participation as well as community service.
  • $2,500 – Three awarded annually

Bailey scholarship

Awarded based on school and Scouting participation as well as community service.
  • $2,000 – One awarded annually
  • $4,000 – One awarded annually

Michael S. Malone/Windrush Publishing scholarship

Awarded based on desire to pursue studies in journalism.
  • $2,500 – One awarded annually

Create your NESA Scholarship Account (For First Time Scholarship Applicants ONLY)

Sign in and complete NESA Scholarship Application
These scholarships are not available to students attending any of the U.S. military academies, because at these academies expenses covered by NESA scholarships are already paid by the United States government.
Only one scholarship application is necessary to fill out for ALL scholarship opportunities (Academic, Merit, NESA World Explorer) per year.