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We know you’ve worked hard as a Girl Scout by building marketable soft skills like teamwork, problem solving, adaptability and leadership, all while completing community service hours and take action projects that have made the world a better place. The experiences you’ve had can speak volumes on college applications and scholarships. That’s why Girl Scouts North Carolina Coastal Pines is proud to offer multiple scholarship opportunities for girls in our council footprint – just one more way of supporting you and recognizing your achievements!

Remember, earning a Girl Scout Gold Award is an excellent way to give any college or scholarship application that “something extra” to help you stand out from the crowd.

GS-NCCP Scholarship Information

Gladys Marion Scholarship Endowment

The Gladys Marion Scholarship was made possible by a lifetime member of Girl Scouts who gave her time and shared her talents to support Girl Scouts as they developed their leadership skills and prepared to be the next generation of leaders. The scholarship, for high school seniors primarily residing in Brunswick, New Hanover, or Pender County, recognizes those who have demonstrated significant leadership as members of Girl Scouts – North Carolina Coastal Pines through earning their Girl Scout Gold Award or equivalent participation in Girl Scouts – North Carolina Coastal Pines leadership programs. The scholarship is a four year scholarship and will support the recipient each year over the course of her undergraduate tenure, provided the recipient continues to meet academic requirements.

This scholarship is open to all Girl Scouts. Preference will be given to high school seniors primarily residing in Brunswick, New Hanover, or Pender county. 



Jane S. Barringer Award 

“Mrs. B” has been an inspiration to Girl Scouts in our council for 50 years! As a teen advisor she has offered girls different perspectives and opportunities to make a difference. If you are proactive and passionate about making the world a better place, apply for this scholarship designed to further your education or skill development.

This Award is open to Gold Award Girl Scouts Who are high school seniors or adult professionals pursuing further education or skill development.



Misty Crabtree Eastham Scholarship

As a girl in foster care, Misty joined Girl Scouts and gained a network of friends to support and guide her— friends who joined her in a journey of adventure that provided life-changing opportunities. Misty overcame adversity and embodied a sense of selflessness, generosity, drive, and determination. Her scholarship foundation recognizes and rewards Girl Scouts with these same qualities. The award from this scholarship is used to help pay for college expenses.  

This scholarship is open to Gold Award Girl Scouts who are high school seniors. Preference will be given to girls who have overcome adversity as defined by the applicant.


GSUSA Scholarship Information

Girl Scouts of the USA has compiled a list of universities/colleges, foundations, and Girl Scout councils that offer scholarships, awards, and grants to Girl Scouts.

We encourage Girl Scouts to visit GSUSA’s scholarship database for more opportunities and resources.

Additional Scholarship Information

For additional information on college scholarships, contact your high school guidance counselor, reach out to the financial aid office of the school(s) you wish to attend, and check out these websites:   

Through the GSUSA partnership with CollegeLab—a mobile-friendly online platform that helps students manage the college admission process and improve their chances of acceptance—registered Girl Scout Seniors and Ambassadors are eligible for free access to the platform once they’ve met one or more of the following requirements:

From the comfort and safety of their own homes, girls can research over 2,000 colleges and universities, get personalized acceptance predictions at the top 500 colleges, create a balanced college list to share with family and school counselors, and organize and collect their notes.

Lifetime Membership

Consider gifting your graduate a Lifetime Membership to Girl Scouts! The Lifetime Membership fee is usually $400, but we offer a young adult option (for anyone 18-29 years old) at the reduced price of $200. For more information, please contact our Customer Care Team at 800.284.4475.