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2018 Scholarship


Dr. Elinor Crawford Girl Scout College Scholarship Fund 

The Girl Scout scholarship fund was established in 1987 by the Board of Directors of Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast Florida, Inc. and was named the Dr. Elinor Crawford Girl Scout College Scholarship Fund of Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast Florida, Inc. in honor of its chair, who served in that position for nearly 30 years.

Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast Florida, Inc. awards up to $1,000 college scholarships to graduating high school Girl Scouts.  Scholarship eligibility is based on a girl’s involvement in Girl Scouts, her academic achievements, and her service to the community.


View photos from the 2018 Young Women of Distinction Awards Ceremony HERE.


2019 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards 

Middle and high school students who are making a difference through volunteering are invited to apply for a 2019 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. Winners receive $1,000 and a trip to Washington, D.C.

In each state and Washington D.C., the top middle-level and high school youth volunteer will be named State Honorees and will receive an award of $1,000, an engraved silver medallion, and an all-expense-paid trip with a parent or guardian to Washington D.C., in May in 2019. Runners-up will also be selected in each state and named Distinguished Finalists, receiving a bronze medallion. Other state-level winners will receive Certificates of Excellence. All state-level honorees will be announced in February.

During the trip, ten of the State Honorees will be named America’s top youth volunteers of the year. These National Honorees will each receive a $5,000 award, an engraved gold medallion, a trophy for their school or nominating organizations, and a $5,000 grant from The Prudential Foundation for a nonprofit charitable organization of their choice.

Local Honorees who qualify also receive the President’s Volunteer Service Award.

For more information and to apply click here. Deadline to apply is November 6, 2018.

For application and certification questions, or to request a paper application form, call 855-670-4787 or email