Wayne & Ruth Diehl Scholarship Application
P U R P O S E: Each year several Eagle Scouts from the Blackhawk Area Council are honored with the Wayne and Ruth Diehl Scholarship. This award is designed to aid Eagle Scouts from the council to prepare themselves educationally for their chosen life’s work.
This award is made possible by the generous gift of Wayne and Ruth Diehl for a Scholarship Trust Fund. Each year the interest earned is used for scholarships for outstanding Eagle Scouts who are completing high school or are already in college.

O B J E C T I V E S:
1. To encourage Scouts to advance and attain the Eagle rank.
2. To recognize outstanding Eagle Scouts.
3. To provide financial assistance for education or training beyond high school. This scholarship is to be used for tuition, books, and/or other college expenses.

C R I T E R I A F O R S E L E C T I O N:
1. Must be a registered Eagle Scout in the Blackhawk Area Council at the time of application and receipt of award.
2. Must be a high school senior or graduate.
3. This is a one time non-renewable scholarship.

S E L E C T I O N P R O C E D U R E:
1. Application must be submitted by December 28, 2018
2. Recipients will be recognized at the council’s Adult and Youth Recognition Dinner.
3. Awards will be in the amount of $1,000.00.
4. The number of scholarships presented will be determined by the funds available from the trust fund.
5. Applications should include letters of recommendation from:
a. Unit leader
b. Head of chartered organization
c. High school counselor
d. Employer
*At the end of this application you will have the opportunity to upload your recommendations. or you can have them mailed to
Blackhawk Area Council
Att: Diehl Scholarship Applications
2820 McFarland Rd.
Rockford, IL 61107

Eagle Scout's First Middle and Last Name *
Email *
Address (Street, city state Zip) *
Phone number *
Birthdate *
Date Became Eagle *
Father's Full Name *
Mother's Full Name *
High School Name *
High School Graduation Date *
Eagle Counselor's Full Name *
Eagle Counselor's Phone Number *
Eagle Counselor's Email *
Chartered Organization Representative *
Chartered Organization Representative Phone # *
Chartered Organization Representative Email *
Name of School / College Applicant has been Accepted to Attend *
Location of School *
Beginning Date of Enrollment *
Please recap you Scouting Leadership positions held since Eagle was receiver. Name position and dates held. *
Please list all school and community activities: *
Recap of advancement and/or honors received since Eagle was received: *
My life's purpose: *
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