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Kleberg-Kenedy County Livestock Show Scholarship
All qualified scholarship applicants will be submitting to the scholarship selection committee for thier review. Criteria for selection of the most deserving applicants will be as follows:
Point Value Criteria
15 Scholastic Abiltiy - SAT or ACT*
15 Scholastic Abiltiy - GPA*
30 Leadership & Youth Organization Involvement
30 Participation in County Stock Shows
10 Essay on Career Plans & Goals
*The Selection Committee Chair will assign comparatives to ACT or SAT scores.
The committee has te option of contacting the organizational advisor of each finalist if additional references or input is needed.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: POSTMARKED BY OCTOBER 23, 2019
DARRELL LYNN PRAY
KKCJLS SHOW OFFICE
P.O. BOX 648
KINGSVILLE, TX 78364-0648
Horatio Alger Scholarship
The Horatio Alger Association has multiple scholarship programs available to students. Please review the eligibility criteria and then click the button underneath the program that pertains to your educational goals in order to start an application.
APPLICATION MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE BY OCTOBER 25
PLEASE SEND CONFIRMATION EMAIL TO MR. BARKER
Heisman High School Scholarship
The Heisman High School Scholarship continues a 25-year tradition of honoring high school seniors who accomplish tremendous feats in the classroom, on the field, and most importantly, within their communities. The scholarship recognizes and rewards both male and female high school athletes who are community-minded and driven to use their exceptional talents for the benefit of all.
Deadline to submit is 5:00 p.m. on October 25th.
Please submit confirmation email to Mr. Barker upon application submission.
The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards
Buc Days King and Queen Leadership Program
Scholarship Award - $8,000, $5,000 and $3,500 top scholarship awards. All other finalists win $2,000 scholarship awards.
Leadership Development - 12 hour customized leadership course
Experience - Meet with community leaders and tour local facilities - with an emphasis on community and civic opportunities
Fun - Participation in Buc Days Festivities
- Graduating High School Senior
- Meet high school unit requirement
- 3.0 or better GPA (on a 4.0 scale) or 90 or higher (on 100 pt scale)
- Strong record of school and extracurricular activities
- Desire to grow and achieve great things
Deadline - Application, $10.00 non-refudable fee, and most recent official transcript must be postmarked by the Deadline of November 15, 2019. Please see appllication for complete program rules and description.
Please notify Mr. Barker of submission by November 11, 2019.
Brockman Scholars Program
The Brockman Scholarship is a merit-based full scholarship that covers five years of study on the College Station campus of Texas A&M University.
The scholarship supports four years of undergraduate studies in an approved program of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics), as well as the one-year MS Business graduate degree program at Texas A&M’s Mays Business School.
Aside from academic merit, we are seeking to attract students who can demonstrate high levels of constructive community engagement, and who exhibit the qualities of a good citizen. Click here to learn more about our Brockman Scholars.
It is imperative that applicants understand that they are applying for a scholarship that provides for both an undergraduate and graduate degree. It is a condition of being awarded the scholarship that the recipient will enroll in, and successfully complete, both the four-year undergraduate STEM degree and the MS Business graduate degree program.
For more information about the Brockman Scholars Program, please see our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) section.
The Brockman Scholarship Application Portal is now open and accepting applications for study beginning in the 2020-21 academic year.
The deadline for applications is 5pm US Central Time on December 1st, 2019.
Please send confirmation email to Mr. Barker upon submission of application.
Kingsville Gypsy MC Sholarship
Purpose: The Kingsville Gypsy MC Scholarship Fund was established in 2017. The mission of the scholarship is to provide financial assistance to graduating seniors enrolled for continued education a community college, universities or licensing/technical programs (medical, mechanic, nursing, etc.).
The Kingsville Gypsy MC awards scholarships to graduates based on their artwork submission. Artwork will be chosen based on design ans will be used as the artwork for our run shirt for the upcoming 2020 Not 2 Hot Run. This scholarship is awarded without regard to race, color, ethnicity, gender, or sexual orientation. The scholarship is awarded based on meeting the below criteria:
- Art work submitted must be hand drawn. Work can be done in any format (pencil, oils, pastels, paint, ect.).
- Size of submision is not to exceed 8.5 x 11 inches.
- Must include "Kingsville Not 2 Hot 2020" in the design. Can include motorcycles, pickles, hot peppers, ect. in your design, but they are not required.
- Design CANNOT include alcohol, drugs, profanity, smoking, cigarettes, nudity or sexual content.
- We request the design not be 'solid' in nature - remember, chosen artwork will be used for our run T-Shirts and no one wants to wear a 'sticker' covering the front of their shirt.
- Artwork must be signed by the submitting student.
ALL SUBMISSIONS MUST BE TURNED IN TO MR. BARKER BY JANUARY 10, 2020.
Ramiro De La Paz Memorial Scholarship
Ten (10) – $1,000 scholarships. $500 per semester during the first (1) year of qualifying higher learning
Two (2) - $4,000 scholarships
The Charles Butt Scholarship for Aspiring Teachers
The Charles Butt Scholarship for Aspiring Teachers – one component of the Raising Texas Teachers initiative – is designed to encourage the best and brightest students to consider a future in the teaching profession. The scholarship consists of $8,000-$10,000 in annual funding for up to four years, as well as ongoing professional development opportunities, mentorship from sitting public school educators, and participation in a statewide aspiring teachers network facilitated by the Raise Your Hand Texas Foundation. The scholarship is open to students who are working toward receiving their teaching certification for the first time at selected programs at the universities below.
Approximately 100 scholarships will be awarded through teacher preparation programs at 10 partner universities each year, with the cohort growing to include 500 scholars annually. The competitive selection process includes an application, pre-screening by university teams, and a daylong event consisting of a group activity, mock teaching lesson, and panel interview.
The Charles Butt Scholarship application opens on September 17, 2019. The close date for applications for each program is listed below. If you are not currently enrolled at the university or universities through which you are applying for the scholarship, you must apply to the university/universities through their normal admissions process. The Charles Butt Scholarship application is not an application for admittance into any university.UniversityClose Date
Our Lady of the Lake University (Residency program) January 17, 2020 Rice University March 15, 2020 University of Houston January 6, 2020 Southern Methodist University February 21, 2020 Texas A&M University- Special Education program January 7, 2020 Texas Tech University December 6, 2019 Trinity University January 24, 2020 University of North Texas-Dallas January 6, 2020 UTeach Natural Sciences at UT Austin February 21, 2020 UT Austin College of Education February 3, 2020 UT-Rio Grande Valley (STEP UP) February 21, 2020
If you have any questions, please email Raisingtxteachers@ryht.org.
Please send confirmation email to Mr. Barker upon applying.