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Eagle Scouts

Reaching The Top

The rank of Eagle Scout is the highest and most prestigious achievement a Boy Scout can achieve. Highly respected, the title of Eagle Scout carries with it a special significance not only in Scouting, but also in school, business and the community for a lifetime. To attain Eagle, a Scout must earn at least 21 merit badges, display leadership and outdoor skills, demonstrate by example the Scout Oath and Law and complete a comprehensive service project in the community.

Electronic Eagle Scout Application Process

Life to Eagle Scout Packet

To earn the rank of Eagle a Boy Scout must:

Progress through the Boy Scout ranks in the following order

Earn 21 merit badges, including

While a Life Scout, a boy must also

Well known Eagle Scouts include

Helpful Forms

Eagle Scout Service Project Workbook (right click and save to desktop or desired location, then opened saved file)

Eagle Scout Rank Application

Beneficiary Information Sheet

Eagle Palm Application

Eagle Scout Award Suggested Ceremonies

Eagle Scout Press Release Form

Request an Eagle Scout Certificate from AMVETS

Looking for Eagle Scout project ideas? Visit our community service page for a list of organizations needing help.

NESA Outstanding Eagle Scout Award

Eagle Scout Scholarship Opportunities

Bryan on Scouting: Eagle Scouts can apply for these scholarships until Oct. 31, 2017

Sons of the American Revolution– Open to all Eagle Scouts who are currently registered in an active unit and have not reached their 19th birthday during the year of application. The year that Eagle was awarded is not restricted.

VFW Scout of the Year Scholarship– Scouts who are registered, active members who have received the Eagle Scout Award, Venture Silver Award, Sea Scout Quartermaster Award, or Girl Scout Gold Award. Scouts must be at least 15 years of age to apply, and must have demonstrated practical citizenship in school, scouting and the community. VFW Scout of the Year Brochure and Entry Form

American Legion Eagle Scout of the Year– Review the nominee qualifications here.

Paul Smith’s College – $1,000 scholarship for Eagle Scouts each year

MacMurray College – Those who are accepted to the College and have attained the rank of Eagle Scout from the Boy Scouts of America automatically receive a $10,000 per year Tartan Leadership Scholarship.

License Plates

license platesEagle Scouts, their parents and Order of the Arrow members can provide additional support to Scouting by proudly displaying the official Eagle Scout or Order of the Arrow license plate on their Missouri-registered vehicles. When you send an annual contribution of $25 with the Emblem Use Authorization Form to the Council office, an application for personalized plates and the completed authorization statement will be delivered to you for processing at your local license office.