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Scholarship Information

There are several financial need-based scholarships available from Philmont, and others may be offered by your local council or elsewhere. Scholarship funding is limited so please apply quickly.

12-Day & 7-Day Expeditions

Philmont offers the Waite Phillips Scholarship to help make it possible for a youth member to participate who might not otherwise be able to experience Philmont. Application forms will be sent to the Reservation Contact for each crew before final payments are due in the spring. The application is filled out by an Advisor for a maximum of one youth member per crew; if granted, awards typically cover a portion of the total program fee.

Philmont Training Center

A small scholarship fund has been established to ensure that volunteers and professionals have an opportunity to participate in a summer or fall Philmont Training Center experience. (Scholarships cannot be used for DO-2 courses held at PTC.)

NAYLE - National Advanced Youth Leadership Experience

Individual Treks

A limited amount of financial assistance is available for Individual Trek participants. To apply, please complete the appropriate application and return it to Philmont.

ROCS - Roving Outdoor Conservation School

TCT - Trail Crew Trek

Rayado

STEM - Science, Technology, Engineering & Math

Ranch Hands

  • No scholarships are available for Ranch Hands.

OATC - Order of the Arrow Trail Crew

  • No scholarships are available for OATC participants.

 

About Philmont Scout Ranch

Philmont Scout Ranch, the Boy Scouts of America's premier High Adventure™ base, challenges Scouts and Venturers with more than 214 square miles of rugged northern New Mexico wilderness. Backpacking treks, horseback cavalcades, and training and service programs offer young people many ways to experience this legendary country.