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General Information

Name Emmett J. Doerr Distinguished Scout Scholarship
Number of Awards 5
Award Value $2,000
Award Type Need-Based Scholarship
Merit-Based Scholarship
Accept Applications Until April 1
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Contact Information

Contact Barb Nestel
National Catholic Committee on Scouting
1325 West Walnut Hill Lane
P.O. Box 152079
Irving, Texas 75015-2079
Phone (972)580-2114

Scholarship Description

To honor Mr. Emmett J. Doerr, who was a dedicated Catholic Scouter and a very active member of the National Catholic Committee on ScoutingĀ® (NCCS). He was the first recipient of the Brother Barnabas Founders Award. His other honors include the Silver Antelope, Silver Beaver and the St. George medals. The Doerr family and the NCCS are continuing his legacy by offering this scholarship in his name to five (5) distinguished Catholic Scouts.


1. Be a practicing Catholic.
2. Be a full time High-School Senior.
3. Be a registered young man or woman actively involved with a Scout Troop, Varsity Scout Team or Venturing Crew.
4. Held or is currently holding a leadership role in his or her unit.
5. Earned the Ad Altare Dei or Pope Pius XII Religious Award.
6. Earned the Eagle Scout or Silver Award.
7. Provided service to his or her home parish (Altar Server, Lector, Eucharistic Minister, staffing youth retreats, etc.)
8. Held or is currently holding a leadership role in a school or community organization other than scouting.
9. Submit an application with four (4) letters of recommendations. One letter each must come from a religious institution, Scouting Unit, School, and Community.
10. Submit official high school transcript.
11. Submit an acceptance letter from an accredited institution of higher learning, if selected as a Scholarship recipient.
12. Provide a 3 X 5 picture with application.