Scholarships

 

 

Qualifications:
1. Must be a senior in High School in Wimberley, TX.
2. Must plan to attend college or technical school the semester following his or her high school
graduation. (Summer session is NOT mandated.)
3. Must submit a short essay detailing his/her views, opinions, and involvement (or planned
involvement) in the Texas Democratic political process. (Essay length limit: 250-500 words)
4. Must submit three (3) written references:
one (1) from a parent or legal guardian,
one (1) from a teacher whose class you attended, and
one (1) from a mentor, work supervisor, or employer.
5. Must have maintained at least a 3.0 GPA throughout his or her final two years in high school
6. Should be able to demonstrate a relatively trouble-free last few years. (We all make mistakes,
but if you’re in and out of the office or jail, there may be someone more deserving.) 
 
 
GoodCall Scholarship
 
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$2,500 College Scholarship

Each year one essay is selected as the winning entry by an independent evaluation panel, and the author receives a $2,500 scholarship to the college, community college, or training institution of his/her choice.   

Essays must generally discuss groundwater issues, which may include but are not limited to non-point source pollution, pollution prevention, water conservation,or hydrogeology.  While essays must focus on groundwater issues, applicants do not have to be planning a career path in a water-related field.

The essay contest is open to high school juniors, seniors, and immediate graduates. Students must reside in one of the eight school districts overlapping the District boundary. These eight independent school districts are: Austin, Del Valle, Dripping Springs, Eanes, Hays Consolidated, Lockhart, San Marcos Consolidated, and Wimberley.

Don’t Mess With Texas Scholarship

Texas high school seniors, start your essays. 

Visit DontmesswithTexas.org to learn about the scholarship and how to apply. Need help? Call 1-800-CLEAN-TX

Prairie Insurance

Hochheim Prairie Insurance Branch 111 offers scholarship opportunities for graduating seniors in the area. In order to be considered for a scholarship  the student must submit a completed scholarship application with a personal statement expressing their goals and why he/she should be considered for a scholarship. Letters of recommendation and/or a resume may also be submitted for additional consideration, but are not required.

USE KAPS GENERAL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION AVAILABLE IN KAPS OFFICE!!!

Deadline April 15th mailed to:

DeMasters-Daniel Insurance

Attn: Angie Dahl

PO Box 2249

Wimberley, TX 78676


May also hand deliver to their office at RR 12 & summit Drive in Wimberley. Questions please call:  Angie Dahl at 512-847-5549

 

KAPS General Scholarship Application

Pick up application in the counselor's office.

The Charles, Lela and Mary Slough Foundation Scholarship

Awards: up to $5,000 per year for up to 5 years

Deadline: April 1st

Eligable for all Texas residents entering or enrolled in any college or university in the United States

Please visit: www.midland.edu/slough for more info

St. David's Neal Kocurek Scholarship Fund

St. David’s Foundation Community Fund established the St. David’s Neal Kocurek Scholarship to honor the vision and community spirit of its longtime CEO. A natural mentor, Kocurek was an advisor to many Austin school superintendents and educators. The scholarships are awarded to students who exemplify Neal Kocurek’s leadership and commitment to community. Financial need and scholastic merit will be considered in the review process.

St. David's Neal Kocurek Scholarships are for:

  • High school seniors graduating from Travis, Hays, Williamson, Bastrop, or Caldwell counties
  • Students pursuing health care professions
  • Up to $7,500 per year for up to four years undergraduate and up to four years graduate studies and medical school at Texas colleges and universities, and up to $4,000 a year at Texas community colleges
  • Expenses such as tuition, fees, books and medical supplies

The scholarships are for students interested in pursuing health care professions, including but not limited to: Biomedical Engineer, Dental Assistant, Physician’s Assistant, Radiation Oncology, Nursing, Pre-dental, Optometry, Clinical Laboratory Technology