Medical Academy 2019 Foundation Scholarship Application

Education Foundation of STISD 2019 Scholarship Application

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently enrolled in the twelfth (12th)-grade at one of the South Texas Independent School District (STISD) schools.
  • A relative of any scholarship selection committee member is not eligible to apply for the scholarship.
  • It is the policy of the Education Foundation of STISD and STISD to comply with nondiscrimination provisions of all federal and state laws and regulations by assuring that no person shall be excluded from consideration, selection, or be denied benefits on the grounds of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, handicap, or age.
  • If a scholarship is awarded to you, you must submit by email proof of enrollment at an institution of higher learning before claiming our scholarship. Please email to patricia.villasenor@stisd.net. 

Additional Information:

  • The number of scholarships awarded annually shall be determined by the Education Foundation of STISD Board of Directors based upon available funding.
  • The scholarship selection committee shall take into consideration in the selection process your complete application, to include your submittal of an Essay (40 points), Financial Need (20 points), Academics (20 points), Community Service/Out of School Responsibilities (10 points), and your Role Model/Leadership Roles (10 points). 

Procedures to Apply:

  • Complete the scholarship application form, including a response to the essay, by the deadline of 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 27.
  • If preferred, a PDF of the application is available on the Education Foundation of STISD website, and a hardcopy can be picked up from the student's campus counseling office.

Date: 

Student Full Name:  Student ID: 

Phone:  Secondary Phone: 

Address:  City:  State: 

Zipcode: 

Student E-mail Address:  Parent E-Mail Address: 

Post-Secondary Institution you will be attending: 

Planned Major/Field of Study: 

1. Submit a 400 word essay on ‘How this scholarship will impact my future.’(Share with us your goals and the importance of higher education and what it can provide for your future – 40 points maximum)

2. Tell us about your financial need for this scholarship. (Briefly describe your family’s financial situation that makes it difficult for you and/or your family to contribute to the cost of your education and how you will overcome these obstacles – 20 points maximum)

3. Academics (20 points maximum)

SAT Score:  ACT Score: 

Cumulative Weighted GPA: 

4. Community Service Activities (Briefly describe the nature of your volunteer efforts. 10 points maximum – combined with Out of School Responsibilities)

5. Out of School Responsibilities (Briefly describe any jobs or family responsibilities you may have after school.  10 points maximum – combined with Community Service Activities)

6. Briefly tell us who you are and how you have influenced others at home, in your community and/or at school. (10 points maximum)