Eligibility & Selection Criteria:
Applicants must be a current or retired employee of the Texas Department of Public Safety or an immediate family member (spouse, parent or child) of a current, retired or deceased employee of the Texas DPS. Applicants must be graduating seniors or past graduates of a high school in the state of Texas or foreign nationals who have legally resided in the state of Texas for the past 12 months. Applicants must also have a cumulative high school or college GPA of 3.00 on a 4.0 scale and a minimum SAT score of 960 or an ACT score of 18. Applicants who graduated from high school more than three years ago and do not have records of test scores or transcripts may submit a copy of a graduation certificate or GED. Applicants must be United States citizens or documented legal residents of the United States.
Selection criteria includes scholastic achievement, letter of recommendations, school and community participation, demonstrated leadership potential, and financial need.
Award: Up to $5,000
May 15, 2020