The Grace Leech Family Art Scholarship was established by educator and philanthropic leader Valleau Wilkie, Jr. in honor of Grace Leech and her family. The scholarship is available to students who plan to attend college to pursue studies in art or art history. The two-year scholarship will be awarded to one (1) recipient each year for a total of $4,000. The award will be split equally between the first and second academic years ($2,000 each year). The annual distribution will be divided into two parts: the first $1,500 for tuition will be paid directly to the institution, and the remaining $500 paid to the recipient who will consult with the committee about its use for books, supplies, transportation or tuition.
To be considered fully complete, scholarship applications must contain the following:
- Fill out the digital application below and mail the remainder of the following:
- College transcript if student is enrolled in concurrent college courses
- At least two letters of recommendation, but not more than three
- A short essay (300 words) on why you want to study art and what you hope to accomplish when you graduate.
The deadline is May 11. Use the following link to apply:
The Whitacre College of Engineering at Texas Tech University is now accepting applications for its eGIRL summer camp which is to take place this summer 2018 on June 24-29!
eGIRL (Engineering: Get Into Real Learning) is a summer camp that gives upcoming sophomore/junior/senior high school female students an opportunity to spend a week as a Texas Tech engineering student. Introducing engineering concepts, providing insight about the different engineering majors, and opportunities to experience classroom lectures, hand-on projects, and campus life.
This is a stay-in summer camp and campers will live in a TTU residence hall for the duration of the camp. Thanks to Halliburton and ConocoPhillips, the cost of attending this camp is $300. This cost covers residence hall stay, meals, project supplies, a camp T-shirt, and campus activities.
Application documents include:
- 1 completed application form.
- 2 recommendation forms from counselors, teachers, school administrators, and/or employers.
- 1 one-page (typed, double spaced) essay, by the student. Instructions: introduce yourself, expressing your interest in engineering, and why you would like to pursue a career in engineering.
To find out more about the eGIRL Summer Camp program please visit us at https://www.depts.ttu.edu/coe/undergraduate/egirl/.
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As the end of the year approaches and people are giving you scholarships, money for graduation, and gifts, remember to write them thank you notes! It’s very important that you show your appreciation to those that have taken the time to acknowledge your accomplishments and assist you with your future endeavors.
Deadline: May 3, 2018
The Class of ’48 will be providing scholarships for the senior class of 2018. You may pick up applications in Ms. Conner’s office.
Deadline: May 11, 2018
Amount: $2,000 ($1000 in each semester)
**Must take a minimum of 12 hours with at least 1 course being insurance or business related
**The college/university must be in Texas
**The applicant must maintain a GPA of a B or above to be eligible.
Applications may be picked up in Ms. Conner’s office.
Seniors must attend a college/technical school (must be enrolled by February 1st of the following year after high school graduation).
Participated in a variety of school/community activities.
Community Service or Church Activities
Please write a one-page, single-spaced essay on what you would like to do with the rest of your life.
RETURN APPLICATIONS TO CLYDE MASONIC LODGE (or Ms. Conner) BY May 3, 2018. All applications will be turned over to the scholarship committee to determine the recipient.
MAIL TO: CLYDE LODGE
PO BOX 474
CLYDE, TEXAS 79510
Deadline: April 27, 2018
You can access the online scholarship application HERE or get a paper copy in Ms. Conner’s office.
Click HERE to access some scholarship information.
Deadline: April 15, 2018
Students can access the JA Abilene scholarship application here: https://www.juniorachievement.org/web/ja-abilene/ja-scholarships. You can also access this page by going to www.jaabilene.org and clicking on Scholarships under the About JA menu.
Just a reminder that the deadline for students to submit their application for the 2018 Capital Farm Credit Scholarship in the amount of $1,000 is March 15, 2018.