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    WHAT IS A LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP?

     A local scholarship is a scholarship made available from local organizations seeking GISD applicants. Each scholarship requires submission of a unique application directly to the donor by their deadlines.

     Local scholarships, along with information about their deadlines and requirements, can be found on the table below. You can also visit with your campus CCMR Specialist for more information.

     

     

     

     

     

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Local Scholarships

Deadline Scholarship/Link Campus Requiremernts Award Amount
03/12/20 Gtown COC Junior Leadership ALL -Must be a graduating senior AND have participated in JLG
-Must have complete the application in full
-Must submit two letters of recommendation from community organizations that you have completed volunteer hours during the school year
-Must attach a resume, in bulleted form with your accomplishments and activities throughout high school -Submit the application and letters of recommendation to Stephanie Blank at the Chamber of Commerce by March 12, 2020
$1,000
03/13/20 Georgetown Project Barbara Baldwin Pearce Youth Leadership Scholarship ALL -Must be a graduating senior
-Must answer three essay questions (each 300 words max)
-List extracurricular activities, school awards and honors, membership in organizations and community service
$1000.00
03/13/20 Georgetown Project Jim Mitchell Youth Service Scholarship ALL -Must be a graduating senior
-Complete the three required essays (each 300 words max)
-Submit a list of your extracurricular activities, school awards and honors, membership in organizations, and community service
$1000.00
03/13/20 Zoot Pet Hospital Janeth & David Zeh Scholarship ALL - Student must be accepted and enrolled in a four year accredited college or university for the forthcoming fall semester.
- Minimum 3.5 GPA in high school.
- 400-600 word essay explaining why you plan to study veterinary medicine and why you are deserving of a Zoot scholarship.
- Attach official school transcript with application
- Attend in-person interview (finalists only)
2,000
03/15/20 Georgetown Rotary Noon Club ALL -Application must be submitted with a high school transcript, resume, and essay Undisclosed
03/16/20 Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Pi Omega Zeta Chapter ALL -Must be a senior African American female
-Must have a grade point average of at least 2.75
-Must submit a 500 word essay
-Must submit a transcript
-All applications must be submitted electronically by March 16th
Not disclosed
03/23/20 Sun City Kiwanis Club ALL -Student must be a graduating senior
-Must be accepted and enrolled in a college, university or vocational school during the fall semester 2020
-Write and attach a 400 word essay
-Submit two letters of recommendation, must be from other than a high school teacher, coach, counselor, or school official
-Email applications to: Sonny O’Connor edgerunner265@aol.com
$2,000
03/24/20 Georgetown Music Study Club GHS, EVHS Must plan to major in music Approx $1000
03/24/20 Molly Frazier Memorial Scholarship GHS -Must be senior at GHS
-Must be a Volleyball Letterman
-Must have a GPA of 3.5 or higher
-Must be in good standing with coach and principals
Not disclosed
03/27/20 Georgetown Area Republican Women ALL -Must be a female high school senior attending a college during the 2020-21 school year
-Must submit a resume, a letter of acceptance from the college you wish to attend, 2 letters of recommendation, a transcript and a copy of your SAT or ACT scores, and a brief written statement a minimum of 300 words in response to a specific prompt
-Interviews are required for selected finalist
-Recipients must attend a May 20th luncheon
Up to 2 awards $1,000 each
03/30/20 The Committee the Original Austin Scholarship ALL -Must be a high school senior
-Must submit essay
-must have at least a 3.0 GPA
-Application must be submitted online
$1500.00
03/31/20 Acapella Texas Bill Buchholtz Memorial ALL -Must be College bound senior
-Student must have been active in the choral program of their high school or church and plans to continue music involvement in college
-Submit 300 word essay
-Attach three letters of recommendation
$750.00
03/31/20 Williamson County Retired Teachers Association ALL -Must be a graduating senior planning on majoring in education
-Applications must be completed electronically
-Required documentation (letters of acceptance, transcript and SAT or ACT score reports
-Email all applications to WCRTAscholarship@gmail.com
$1,000
04/01/20 GHS National Art Honor Society GHS -Must be a member in good standing
-Must be a senior
-Must participate in fundraisers/charity drives
up to $500
04/01/20 Ned Snead Memorial Scholarship Fund for Pre Law Women ALL -Female high school senior planning a pre law course of study
-Has participated in Teen Court, debate club, or completed a course in criminal courts and procedures or has otherwise demonstrated commitment to pursuing a pre law curriculum
-Has been accepted and enrolled in an accredited college or university
-Must have a 2.5 GPA or higher
-Must submit two letters of recommendation about the students writing and speaking skills
-Submit a 600 word essay
-Attend an interview
$2,500
04/01/20 The Greater Austin Contractors and Engineers Association Scholarship ALL -Must be a graduating senior entering the construction or engineering field of study at Texas A&M University
-Must complete an essay about career goals
$2,000.00 - $5,000.00
04/01/20 The Locker Scholarship ALL -Must be a graduating senior
-Must submit an essay
$500.00 - $1000.00
04/01/20 WMCO A&M Foundation Tays-Magness Memorial Scholarship ALL -Must be a resident of Williamson County
-Must Attend Texas A&M University in College Station or Texas A&M at Galveston
-Must be a graduating high school senior
-Must submit information on academic achievement, financial need, community involvement, work history, academic major, and reasons for attending TAMU
$5000.00
04/03/20 Georgetown Rotary Club Vocational Scholarship ALL -Must be accepted to vocational program of study at an accredited community college or technical school
-Must appear in person at a district interview
-Must complete community service project during period of study
$5000.00
04/10/20 National Association of Women in Construction Austin Chapter Academic Scholarship ALL -Must be accepted into a construction program
-Must have a GPA of 2.75 or higher
Up to $5000.00
04/10/20 San Gabriel Woman's Club Scholarship ALL -Must be current GISD senior
-Must write personal narrative
-Must have recommendation
$1000.00
04/10/20 San Gabriel Women's Club ALL -Must be a graduating senior committed to continuing their education post secondary
-Evaluations are based on financial need, past accomplishments, recommendations, and volunteer service
-Essay required
-One recommendation
Two-$1000
04/10/20 WMCO Republican Women ALL -Must be a graduating senior female who has an interest and awareness of the need to become involved in the political process
-Must submit 5 copies of the application packet post - marked no later than Friday, April 10th, 2020
-Submit a transcript
-Attach your Williamson County Republican Reference (must be a verifiable member of the WCRW or other Williamson County Republican Club who can attest to your character and moral/ethical standing.
-Essay required
Not disclosed
04/15/20 East View FFA Alumni & Supporters Scholarship EVHS Only -Applicant must have a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or higher through the first semester of their senior year
-Applicant must be a 2020 graduating senior at East View High School
-Student must currently be a member of the FFA in good standing
$500 - $1000
04/15/20 Georgetown Lions Club ALL -Must have a GPA of 3.5 or higher
-Submit a transcript
-Must have participated in school extra curricular activity
-Must have participated in community service activities
-Submit a short essay
$1,000
04/17/20 Chaparral Women's Club ALL -Must be a graduating senior in Williamson County $2500.00
04/17/20 (Postmarked mailed applications) OR
04/20/20 (Emailed applications)
Georgetown Area Car Club ALL -Must be a graduating GISD senior who has completed their high school’s Automotive Technology Program and plans to attend a college or university
-Must list GPA / Class Rank / Test scores
-Must list Jobs / Extra Curricular Activities / Honors / Awards / Training programs in your field
-Must submit required essay
$500 to $2,000
04/20/20 American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Younger Member Forum (YMF) ALL -Must be a 2019-2020 High School Seniors interested in Civil Engineering, STEM, or a related field to apply. Not disclosed
04/22/20 PEO Margaret Sunkel Scholarship ALL - Must be Female U.S. Citizen - Must submit written essay $500.00
04/30/20 Assistance League Of Georgetown/Area Scholarship ALL -Must be attending a college in Texas to pursue a 4 year college degree
-No stipulations as to course study
-The application must be filled out completely and returned by mail or delivered to the Thrift Shop by April 2nd
-Must answer all Short-Answer questions
-Required essay - no more than 300 words
-Transcript
-College acceptance letter
-List of AP or Dual credit classes
-2 letters of recommendation
$5,000
04/30/20 Assistance League Of Georgetown/Area Vocational Scholarship ALL -Must be attending an accredited vocational program /apprenticeship /technology certification program in the state of Texas
-No stipulation as to the course of study - training must lead directly to employment
-Must submit short answer questions, an essay, program acceptance letter, transcript, and 2 letters of recommendation
Not disclosed
04/30/20 Darrell Bishop Memorial Engineering Scholarship GHS, EVHS -Must be a senior currently enrolled in the Engineering program in a GISD high school
-Must have completed at least three of the GISD Engineering classes
-Maintain at least a B average in their engineering classes
-Submit an essay
-Submit a letter from their counselor or Engineering teacher certifying the validity of the grades listed on the transcript
$1,000
04/30/20 Ford Elementary Student Council ALL -Must have attended Ford Elementary for at least one year
-Must have applied for admissions as a full time student to a state university, junior college or technical school
-Must submit a completed application with 2 letters of recommendation and a school transcript with current GPA
Not Disclosed
04/30/20 Frost Elementary Student Council ALL -Must have attended Jack Frost Elementary School at least one full year
-Must have a GPA of 3.0
-Must have applied for admission as a full time student to a state university, junior college or technical school
- Must submit a completed application with 2 letters of recommendation and a high school transcript with current GPA
-Everything must be completed and mailed to Frost Elementary by March 23, 2020
$500
04/30/20 Georgetown Sertoma Club ALL -Must be entering a field of study in Speech, Hearing, Special Education, Social Services or Medical professions
-Must complete a 300-600 word essay
-Must provide information on participation in community organizations and community service
Not disclosed
04/30/20 James Tippit Memorial Scholarship GHS Only -Must be graduating senior whose major study or educational focus is in natural sciences or education $1000
05/01/20 HUGG Trust Scholarship ALL -High school senior that has attended the last two years of high school in a Williamson County school
-Must be in the top 25% of their graduating class
-Must show documented financial need through a FAFSA student aid report
-One letter of recommendation
-Transcript
05/01/20 Madelyn Grace Shoales Memorial Scholarship GHS -Senior at GHS
-Must be a lettered student athletic trainer at GHS
-Must demonstrate financial need
-Must be accepted and enrolled in an accredited college or university
-Must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher
-Submit two letters of recommendation
-Write a 500
Up to two - $2,500
05/01/20 Milton Denham Scholarship GHS, EVHS -Must be a GHS or EVHS student
-Must demonstrate academic achievement
-Must show financial need
-Must have recognized contribution to the Georgetown Community
-Application must include teacher letter of recommendation, community member letter of recommendation, transcript, and essay
$1,000 / student
05/01/20 Zoot Pets Hospital Scholarship for Business - Sally & Jim Root Sr. ALL - Student must be accepted and enrolled in a four year accredited college or university for the forthcoming fall semester.
- Minimum 3.0 GPA in high school.
- 400-600 word essay explaining why you plan to study business and why you are deserving of a Zoot scholarship.
- Attach official school transcript with application.
- Attend in-person interview (finalists only)
$2000.00
06/30/20 Ned Snead Memorial Scholarship Fund for Innovation and Engineering ALL -Female high school senior planning to study engineering
-Has completed the STEM, mathematics or science track at a GISD high school
-Has been accepted and enrolled at an accredited college or university
-Must have a minimum of a 2.5 GPA in high school
Up to (2)-$2,500
08/13/20 National Association of Women in Construction Austin Chapter Trades Scholarship ALL -Must be currently indentured or enrolled in a US Department of Labor Apprenticeship program or technical school in a construction trade. $1000.00