Malouf and Iris Abraham Scholarship Fund

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Amount
Awarded

$1,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

February 14

Friday
Awarded By:

Amarillo Area Foundation

Number of Awards & Eligibility: Seven awards offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must be a high school senior at time of application.
  3. Must be a resident of one of the following northernmost Texas counties: Wheeler, Roberts, Gray, Hemphill, Ochiltree or Lipscomb.
  4. Must plan to attend Clarendon College, Oklahoma Panhandle State University, West Texas A&M University, Texas Tech University, Frank Phillips College or Amarillo College.
  5. Must major in agriculture at Carendon College, Oklahoma Panhandle State University, Texas Tech University, or West Texas A&M University OR major in human sciences at Texas Tech University. There are no restrictions on major for students at Amarillo College or Frank Phillips College.
  6. Must have a high school grade point average of 80 (3.2) or higher, and maintain a college grade point average of 2.5 or higher.
  7. Must enroll as a full-time student.
  8. Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: High school seniors with a grade point average of 3.2 or higher who are residents of Wheeler, Roberts, Gray, Hemphill, Ochiltree, or Limpscomb counties are eligible for this award. Students must enroll full time in an agriculture degree at Clarendon College, Oklahoma Panhandle State University, West Texas A&M University, or Texas Tech University. Human Science students must enroll full time at Texas Tech University. Students attending Amarillo College or Frank Phillips College must enroll full time.

Application requirements for the Malouf and Iris Abraham Scholarship Fund are:

  • Application form
  • Official Transcript
  • Recommendation letters (2)
  • IRS 1040 Form
  • ACT/SAT scores
  • Proof of citizenship/residency
Additional Information: These scholarships were established by the late Malouf and Iris Abraham of Canadian, Texas, who during their lifetimes were know as 'living giving legends.' Students must exhibit character, leadership and financial need. Recipients are selected by the Amarillo Area Foundation Scholarship Screening Committee. Recipients studying at Frank Phillips College or Amarillo College are not restricted to study a certain field. Those attending Clarendon College, Oklahoma Panhandle State University or West Texas A&M University are restricted to study in the Department/College/School of Agriculture. Texas Tech University students may participate in either the College of Agriculture or the College of Human Sciences.

Award Amount: $1,000 annually, non-renewable. Awards are renewable pending committee review of each applicant's renewal application.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $1,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, February 14

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, February 14

Applications are available online from the Amarillo Area Foundation website. Each applicant must create a login and password in order to access the online application. In addition to the completed application, each student must submit proof of U.S. citizenship or residency, official high school and/or college transcripts, ACT/SAT scores, a current IRS Form 1040, and two letters of recommendation. Some supplemental materials may be submitted in electronic format within the online application. If materials are not available in electronic format, they may be mailed or faxed using the respective mailing address and fax number. Applications and all supporting materials must be received by noon CST on the deadline date. Materials postmarked by the deadline date will also be accepted.
Contact: Christina Williams
Address: 801 S. Fillmore Suite 700 Amarillo, Texas 79101

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