The Central Texas Branch of the American Public Works Association (APWA) offers scholarships to candidates who are pursuing a degree program at a college or university.
Reside within the Central Texas Branch boundary (Bastrop, Bell, Blanco, Burleson, Burnet, Coryell, Falls, Fayette, Freestone, Hays, Lampasas, Lee, Leon, Limestone, McLennan, Milam, Robertson, Travis or Williamson counties)
High School Senior with a 3.0 or higher GPA entering college or College Student pursuing a degree at an accredited college with a 3.5 or higher GPA.
FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Candidates who receive moneys from other sources are eligible to apply for this award. Financial need is only one of several criteria to be reviewed in determining the most qualified recipient.
RE-APPLICATION: Applicant(s) and recipient(s) may re-apply annually for the college scholarship award, provided a new application is submitted each time.
AWARD AMOUNT: Award will be in the amount of $500 per semester for a total of $1,000 per school year and will expire August 1st of the following year. Award will be based on review of applications received. The Central Texas Branch of APWA reserves the right not to issue a scholarship if none of the submitted application(s) are deemed to indicate a scholarship issuance is warranted. The number of awards granted will be based on available funds and annually approved by the Board of the Central Texas Branch and the Scholarship Committee.
DEADLINE: Applications must be postmarked by April 1st each year, and submitted to the Branch Scholarship Committee Chairperson. Notification of award will be by letter on or about May 31st each year. Please be sure to include an address and phone number where you can be reached during this time.
AWARD: The check will be made payable to the student upon receipt of enrollment confirmation. Presentation/announcement of awards will be during a Central Texas Branch regular meeting in July or August each year.
INELIGIBILITY: Active members of the Central Texas Branch of APWA Scholarship Committee and their immediate family members are not eligible to apply.