1. Students applying for this Scholarship must be a graduating senior from a public, private, or home school, in the year making application to college, or a past recipient of the North Texas State Fair Association or Bob C. Powers Scholarships and currently enrolled.
2. The basis of consideration will be participation school, community, FFA, FHA, or 4-Hactivities. Financial need and ability to accept responsibility will also factor into consideration.
3. This Scholarship is in the amount of $10,000.00 that is paid directly to the school at $1,000.00 per semester for up to 5 continuing years Recipient must maintain academic good standing status each semester. In the event the recipient chooses to enroll in a Junior College, the Scholarship will transfer to the University of choice for recipient's continuing education, after two (2) years. Should the Scholarship recipient drop out or fail to complete the semester, the remainder of the Scholarship will be terminated.
4. All applicants must be accepted to an accredited Junior College or University. In the event an individual is selected and then fails to be accepted; the Scholarship will be awarded to the Committee's alternate selection.
5. A copy of the invoice or an acceptance letter by the Junior College or University must be given to the Scholarship Committee showing the applicant is enrolled on a FULL TIME basis, equivalent to a minimum of 12 semester hours, before payment will be remitted. To receive Second semester assistance, a copy of grades and enrollment papers must be submitted.
6. To be considered for this Scholarship, the student must complete, in its entirety, the application and have the required signatures affixed. Enclose two (2) letters of recommendation, one from a school representative and the second from a person of your choice. Enclose two (2) wallet-sized photos with this application. These photos must be suitable for publication.
7. Selection of this Scholarship recipient will be based on application information, and it not subject to discrimination based on sex, race, creed, color, handicap, or religion.
8. Recipient must be enrolled in good standing and attending their Junior College or University in the fall semester following selection. If this is not possible, a letter must be submitted requesting postponement and is subject to approval on the basis of need.
9. Selection ob the Scholarship Committee is final. This application must be received by June 1st of the year applying.The recipient will be notified by July 15th. If requested, the recipient must be present for an interview or presentation of the Scholarship.
Please Return Application to:
North Texas State Fair Association
ATTN: North Texas State Fair Association Continuing Education Scholarship
2217 N. Carroll Blvd. Denton, TX 76201
If you don't have a printer or are unable to print this form, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to the above address and the Scholarship Committee will mail you a blank form.