Al & Chris Hanna Eagle Scholarship Program

The Al & Chris Hanna Eagle Scout Scholarship Program has been established to offer Samoset Council, BSA Eagle Scouts and Venturers with an opportunity to secure funding for their higher educational goals. Mr. & Mrs. Hanna have generously established this program in cooperation with Samoset Council and the National BSA Foundation.

Accordingly, this funding is restricted to support the costs of tuition and institutional educational costs. Therefore, you now have the unique opportunity as a Samoset Council, Eagle Scout, Quartermaster Awardee and/or the Venturing Silver Awardee to apply for this funding for your future college or other advanced educational program. This program will be offered every year and an updated application will be available on the Council Website as well as at the Wausau Homes Scout Center.

The application and the attachments are due on January 15th of each year at the Scout Office. Once we have received all of the applications, a Volunteer Selection Committee will proceed to review all of the applications and make their decision for awarding of Scholarships with an expected minimum award of $1,000 per scholarship.

The funds generated from this endowment vary each year depending on the financial markets and the interest that is earned. Annually, we expect to award 8-10 Samoset Council youth with these minimum scholarship awards.
We express our great appreciation to Al & Chris Hanna for their dedication to Scouting and the youth of Samoset Council!

Applications:  Due January 15

  • New Applicants Apply Online
  • Renewal Application:  Previous recipients of this scholarship can submit for renewal using this form.  Applicants must include their most recent academic record and provide a letter answering the required reflection questions. Deadline for submission is January 15 of each year. Maximum number of academic school years funded for renewal is four.

 Samoset Council, Boy Scouts of America
 3511 Camp Phillips Rd, Weston WI 54476
 715-355-1450 (phone) | 715-355-9849 (fax)

Samoset Vision: Every youth prepared for tomorrow's challenges.