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Scholarship Opportunities

 
 
  • Don Taylor Endowed Scholarship Fund:

The Don Taylor Endowed Scholarship Fund was established in memory/honor of Don Taylor’s family members, including Charline Taylor, David Taylor, Donna Rocha, Devin Rocha, and Kylie Rocha.

ELIGIBILITY: This scholarship will be awarded to the students with the top GPA’s of the graduating class of Roosevelt High School who will be pursuing a post-secondary education. (Number of awards vary year to year.)
CONTACT: Counselor, Roosevelt High School (1406 CR 3300, Lubbock 79403)

 

  • George Scott Jr. Memorial Scholarship

(click here for George Scott, Jr. Scholarship Fund Application)

This fund was established by Mr. Kent Hance in memory of his good friend George Scott Jr.

ELIGIBILITY: Lubbock County High School Seniors
SELECTION CRITERIA:

  • Student will be attending Texas Tech University
  • Preference given to African American students

CONTACT: Community Foundation of West Texas (6102 82nd St. 8B, Lubbock, TX 79424; Phone (806) 762-8061)

 

  • Lubbock Manufacturers Scholarship

(click here for Lubbock Manufacturers Scholarship Application)

Established through the combined efforts of a group of Lubbock manufacturers, the purpose of this scholarship is to promote the study and practice of industrial technologies and metal trades in the Lubbock area, provide educational opportunities for deserving students and provide a quality workforce in order for area manufacturers to grow and prosper.

ELIGIBILITY: Lubbock County seniors who plan to pursue post-secondary education in industrial technology
SELECTION CRITERIA:

  • Minimum GPA of 2.5 for overall curriculum and 3.0 for Industrial Technology courses
  • Exceptional interest, ability and aptitude to perform in the fields of Industrial Technology

CONTACT: Community Foundation of West Texas (6102 82nd St. 8B, Lubbock, TX 79424; Phone (806) 762-8061) or Industrial Arts & Technology Teachers at Lubbock County high schools

 

  • Don & Sybil Harrington Scholarship

(click here for Don and Sybil Harrington Scholarship Fund Application)

This prestigious scholarship was established for the benefit of truly exceptional students from Lubbock County High Schools who wish to pursue their education in the fields of Mathematics, Physical Sciences or Engineering.

ELIGIBILITY:

  • Lubbock County high school seniors
  • Pursuit of degree in Physical Sciences, Mathematics or Engineering
  • Minimum SAT score of 1800 or ACT score of 28
  • High School GPA of 3.5 or higher

SELECTION CRITERIA:

  • Scholastic potential or achievement
  • Financial need may be considered

CONTACT: Community Foundation of West Texas (6102 82nd St. 8B, Lubbock, TX 79424; Phone (806) 762-8061)

 

  • Weldon and Ruth Gibbs Scholarship

This scholarship was established by Mr. Weldon Gibbs and Mrs. Ruth Gibbs who worked their way through school during the Depression. The Gibbs family values service to community and church and the ability to persevere to overcome obstacles even more than a strong academic record. This scholarship was established to foster those qualities.

ELIGIBILITY: Texas Tech University College of Arts & Sciences Students
SELECTION CRITERIA:

  • Financial need
  • Record or reputation, as a youth, of substantial community involvement and/or church involvement
  • Above average academic record IS NOT a requirement or prerequisite to qualification

CONTACT: Office of the Dean, Texas Tech University College of Arts & Sciences (Box 1034; Lubbock, TX 79409-1034)

 

The following applications can be found at www.cfwtx.org/scholarships.

  1. Lubbock Art Association Scholarship is for those who plan on continuing their education in an arts related field. ** PLEASE SHARE WITH YOUR ART TEACHERS
  2. Association of Texas Leaders for Education Scholarship is for a Texas resident graduating senior who will be attending a Texas school to pursue a secondary education.