Senator Teel Bivins Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$1,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

February 14

Friday
Awarded By:

Amarillo Area Foundation

Number of Awards & Eligibility: One award 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 the Senate District 31 (Texas). Eligible counties are: Bailey, Dallam, Deaf Smith, Gray, Hansford, Hartley, Hemphill, Hutchinson, Lipscomb, Moore, Ochiltree, Oldham, Parmer, Potter, Randall, Roberts, Sherman, Andrews, Cochran, Ector, Gaines, Midland, Winkler, and Yoakum.
  4. Must attend a college or university in the state of Texas.
  5. Must major in education.
  6. Must enroll as a full-time student.
  7. Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
  8. Must be taking Advanced Placement and/or Honors classes while in high school.
  9. Must exhibit leadership and community service.

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

Description: High school seniors residing in Senate District 31 who are enrolled in Honors and/or Advanced Placement classes in high school are eligible for this award. Students must attend a college or university in Texas full time and major in Education.

Application requirements for the Senator Teel Bivins Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Official Transcript
  • Recommendation letters (2)
  • IRS 1040 Form
  • ACT/SAT scores
  • Citizenship/residency document
  • list of Honors/AP classes
Additional Information: Applicants must be enrolled in the Honors/Advanced Placement curriculum. Leadership qualities and community service involvement as well as financial need will be considered as part of the selection process. Recipients are selected by the Amarillo Area Foundation Scholarship Screening Committee. Recipients must maintain a grade point average of 3.0 or higher while in college.

Award Amount: $1,000 annually, non-renewable.  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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