Each year several Eagle Scouts from Blackhawk Area Council are honored with the Wayne and Ruth Diehl Scholarship. The award is designed to aid Eagle Scouts within the local council to prepare themselves educationally for their chosen life’s work. This is a one-time, non-renewable scholarship to be used for tuition, books, and/or other college expenses or training beyond high school.
Awards will be in the amount of $1,000.00, and the number of scholarships presented will be determined by the funds available from the trust fund. This award is made possible by the generous gift of Wayne and Ruth Diehl for a Scholarship Trust Fund.
Who Can Earn This Award?
Registered as an Eagle Scout in the Blackhawk Area Council at the time of application and receipt of award. In addition, applicant must be a high school senior or graduate.
How To Get the Award
1. Application must be submitted by December 27.
2. Applications should include letters of recommendation from: Unit leader; Head of chartered organization; High school counselor; and Employer.
3. Recipients will be recognized at the council’s Adult and Youth Recognition Dinner, typically held in March.
Wayne and Ruth Diehl Scholarship Application (will open soon)