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East Texas Communities Foundation - List Of Scholarships Offered

The East Texas Communities Foundation believes that hard work should be rewarded, especially to students in East Texas! This year the Foundation is offering 22 scholarships to students in our community, including three that are new this year!

The scholarships being offered this year are as follows:

NEW! Alex Fleming Infinity Scholarship: For graduating Seniors from Whitehouse High School who have participated in the band for four years. Amount: $1,500.00, Available for 1 student.

NEW! Chris Lyon Memorial Scholarship: For art majors at the University of Texas at Tyler. Amount: $1,000.00,  Available for 1 student.

NEW! Gerald and Charlie Stoker Memorial Scholarship: For graduating seniors from Winnsboro High School. Amount: To be determined, Available for 1 student.

NEW! Sherilyn A. Willis MD Medical Scholarship: For students currently enrolled in medical school in Texas. Amount: To be determined, Available for 1 student. (Application Due March 31, 2008)

Allen and Nancy Locklin Scholarship: For Smith County Graduating Seniors planning to attend the University of Texas at Tyler. Amount: $1,000-2,000.00 - renewable for a total of 5 years if needed, Available for 1 student.

Winifred K. George Scholarship Application:  For Smith County Graduating Seniors planning to attend Abilene Christian University Amount: $1,000.00- renewable for a total of 4 years, Available for 1 student.

Richard B. and Mary Lou Hamm Scholarship: For Bullard High School graduates attending the University of Texas at Tyler Amount: $1,000.00- renewable for a total of 4 years, Available for 2 students.

Gary Neel Memorial Scholarship: For Robert E. Lee High School graduates attending the University of Texas at Austin and those who have previously applied for the scholarship Amount: $2,500.00, Available for 1 student.

David G. Braithwaite Scholarship for Chemistry: For East Texas students pursuing a major in chemistry. Amount: $3,000.00 each- renewable for a total of 4 years, Available for 3 students.

David G. and Jacqueline M. Braithwaite Scholarship for Medicine, Veterinary Medicine and Biotechnology: For East Texas students planning to pursue careers as a medical doctor, veterinarian or biotechnologist. Amount: $3,000.00 each- renewable for a total of 4 years, Available for 3 students.

David G. and Jacqueline M. Braithwaite Scholarship for Vocational/Technical Study in Medically Related Fields: For East Texas students pursuing a voc/tech AAS or certificate in a medically related field. Amount: $1,500.00 each- renewable for the length of the program, Available for 8 students.

J.M. Braithwaite TJC Nursing Scholarship: For East Texas student pursuing a nursing degree at Tyler Junior College. Amount: Available for 3 students, $1,000.00 each- renewable for the length of the program

Dr. Elbert H. Caldwell Scholarship: For East Texas residents who have completed a minimum of 18 college-credit hours in a medically related program, or who have worked at least 12 months at a health care facility with direct patient contact, such as a nurses aid or lab tech. Amount: $1,500.00 each- renewable for the length of the program, Available for 2 students.

Partners in Arts Scholarship: For graduating seniors planning on pursuing a degree in one of the performing or visual arts (applied, performance or education-Smith County only). Amount: $1,000.00 each, Available for 3 students.

A.D. and Mary Winston Scholarship: For students planning to attend Texas A&M (Smith County only). Amount: $1,000.00

Citizens 1st Bank Scholarship: For children of state employees who are Residents of Cherokee, Nacogdoches or Smith County. Amount: $1,000.00 each, Available for 5 students.

East Texas Geological Society Scholarship Fund: For a student pursuing an undergraduate or master's degree in geology in the state of Texas. Must be a sophomore, or higher, in college at time of application to apply. Amount: $1,000.00- renewable for a total of 3 years

Leslie Reid Memorial Scholarship: For any female Henderson County senior who has participated in horse shows in Henderson County. Amount: $1,000.00

Tyler Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association Scholarship: For children or grandchildren of a currently employed, retired or deceased employee of the City of Tyler, TX Police Department. Amount: $750.00 each, Available for 2 students.

Smith County Baptist Ministers Scholarship: For dependent children of ordained ministers serving congregations that are members of the Baptist General Convention of Texas. Amount: To be determined

University of Texas at Tyler Alumni Association Scholarship: Awarded to a student who attends, or plans to attend the University of Texas at Tyler, and is a child or grandchild of a graduate from UT Tyler. Amount: $500.00, Available for 2 students.

Adam Carroll Scholarship: For Grand Saline graduating seniors who have participated in high school athletics or cheerleading (Van Zandt, Wood or Smith Counties only). Amount: $500.00

All scholarship applications and eligibility criteria are available at www.etcf.org.  Applications must be delivered or post marked on or before March 1, 2008.  For more information, please call Jennifer Moreman at 903.533.0208 or log on to our website at www.etcf.org.

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