At Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada, we know how hard our girls and their families work to build women of courage, confidence and character who make the world a better place. We are excited to help in this journey by offering scholarships to those who qualify.
What is a Girl Scout Scholarship?
For girls, the Girl Scout Scholarship may cover a percentage of the membership fee or uniform costs or one camp session for their first year of Girl Scouting.
Girl Scouts must participate in GSSNV product programs and meet the requirements for a participation patch to qualify for additional scholarships.
Troops/Groups should plan a self-sustaining budget. Through money-earning activites and adequate saving/spending plans, troops/groups should be able to cover activity expenses and membership/troop fees/uniforms.
For adults, the Girl Scout Scholarship covers a percentage of the membership fee. Adults must take on Troop Leader position or Service Unit Team position to be eligible for a scholarship and meet the requirements of qualifying for a scholarship. Volunteer Essentials must be complete before a qualifying adult scholarship will be processed.
Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada reserves the right to determine who qualifies for a GSSNV scholarship. Application will be reviewed by GSSNV Staff. The amount of funds granted varies on qualifications and available funds.
How to Submit
Complete the Scholarship Application and attach a copy of one of the following:
Please note: If one of the required documents listed above is not received within 10 business days of submitting your request, your request will close and need to be resubmitted.
Please allow 5 business days for your request to be reviewed. You will receive a determination email from the Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada outlining the details of the scholarship and next steps.
How are Scholarships Awarded?
Scholarships are awarded at 40% to 100% of total costs and are determined based on federal tax guidelines.
If approved for a full or partial scholarship, the parent or guardian will be responsible for the remaining balance which can be paid online or in person at the Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada Council Office.
Please note: Memberships will not be active until the balance is $0.
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Annual Year Membership
Cost: $40 for girls / $25 for adults
Duration: October 1st - September 30th of the following year
The Annual Year Membership covers $25 for Girl Scouts of USA membership fee, as well as $15 for Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada's council service fee. Adults do not pay the council service fee.
Extended Year Membership
Cost: $60 for girls / $35 for adults
Duration: May 1st - September 30th of the following year
The Extended Year Membership covers $35 for Girl Scouts of USA membership fee, as well as $25 for Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada's council service fee. Adults do not pay the council service fee.
Uniform assistance is awarded to girls who are new to Girl Scouting or bridging to the next level (i.e. entering 2nd, 4th, 6th, 9th, or 11th grade). Girls who are not new or bridging are not eligible for uniform assistance, even if qualifications for a scholarship are met.
Based on the scholarship amount awarded, girls will receive store credit to purchase their basic uniform, which consists of the following: Vest or Sash (or Tunic for Daisy GS), Flag, Council ID, Troop numbers, and Level Insignia Tab with Girl Scout Membership Pin and WAGGGS Pin.
Girl Scouts must have an active membership and participate in at least one product program and meet the requirements for a participation patch to qualify for camperships. The 2021 Fall Product Program and the 2022 Cookie Program are valid for this year’s camperships.
Girl Scouts will be ineligible for a campership if they have an outstanding balance with our finance department. All product program balances must be paid in full before you can be considered for a campership.
Camperships are now available on a case-by-case basis for Camp Ducktail and Frias Frontier. Fill out the 2023 Campership Request Form.