NESA Scholarships

This year, NESA Scholarships, ranging from $2,000 to $50,000, will be awarded to Eagle Scouts nationally.  Scholarship committees are formed each year in each of the four BSA regions (including our Western Region) to recommend scholarship recipients, with the final determination made by the national NESA Scholarship Committee.  Here are the links:

General NESA Scholarship Program Information

2015 Scholarship Information

Frequently Asked Questions

Applications for Academic ($2,500 – $48,000), STEM ($50,000) and Merit ($2,000 – $5,000) Scholarships to be awarded in 2016 will be accepted through October 31, 2015.  In order to be eligible,  you must be an Eagle Scout and a NESA member.

Congratulations to these recent Orange County Council NESA Scholarship Recipients:


$1,000 Scholarship — NESA Merit

Erik Samuel Andreshak

Robert Benjamin Nelsen


$2,500 Scholarship-NESA Academic

Andrew Park

$1,000 Scholarship — NESA Merit

Philip Paulson

Shaz Umer


$3,000 Scholarship-NESA Academic

Christian Alexander Halvorsen, Laguna Niguel, CA

Hunter Barrigan Patton, Irvine, CA

$1,000 Scholarship — NESA Merit

Andrew Jeffrey Croy, La Habra, CA