Scholarships

The Community Foundation of West Texas offers a number of scholarships created through the generosity of individuals, families and businesses for which local area students can apply.

Scholarships picThe following scholarships are endowed funds within the Community Foundation of West Texas. The application process will vary depending on whether recipients are chosen by a Community Foundation of West Texas committee or by an external scholarship committee – please note the contact information included with each scholarship fund description.

In all cases, scholarship payments are made directly to the educational institution and can be used for tuition, fees and books only. Unused funds are returned to the Foundation at the end of the academic year.


Lubbock Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS) Chapter Memorial Scholarship Fund

(click here for ARCS Memorial Scholarship Fund Application)

This scholarship was established by the former Lubbock Chapter of the Achievement Rewards for College Scientists.

ELIGIBILITY:

  • This scholarship is intended for students pursuing a PhD in the natural sciences.  These include:
    • Agriculture (scientific research areas)
    • Arts and Sciences: Geologic Sciences, Mathematics, Biological Sciences, Physics, Chemistry and Biochemistry, and Environmental Toxicology (scientific research areas)
    • Engineering (scientific research areas)
    • Human Sciences: Nutrition (scientific research areas)

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


Advantage Medical Staffing Nursing Scholarship

(click here for Advantage Medical Staffing Scholarship Fund Application)

This scholarship was established by Advantage Medical Staffing for the benefit of students who are pursuing a baccalaureate degree with a major in nursing.

ELIGIBILITY:

  • Students who are 25 years of age or older and are pursuing a career as a Licensed Vocational Nurse or Registered Nurse.
  • Current enrollment or application for admission to a college/university in the Lubbock area is required.
  • Past recipients are eligible to reapply.

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


Mr. & Miss All Saints High School Scholarship

This fund was established by Mr. Robert Snell to benefit outstanding graduating seniors of All Saints High School who have been selected as Mr. & Miss All Saints High School.

ELIGIBILITY: Graduating Seniors of All Saints High School (Lubbock)
SELECTION CRITERIA:

  • Recipient of Mr. & Miss All Saints High School Recognition

CONTACT: Counselor, All Saints High School (3222 103rd St., Lubbock, TX 79423)


Association of Texas Leaders for Education Scholarship

(click here for Association of Texas Leaders for Education Scholarship)

This scholarship was established by the Association of Texas Leaders for Education (ATLE) for Texas resident graduating seniors who will be attending a Texas school to pursue a secondary education.

ELIGIBILITY:

  • Graduating Senior
  • A 3.0 or higher GPA
  • Volunteer Service

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


Maude A. Brown Scholarship

(click here for Maude A. Brown Scholarship Application)

This scholarship was established by the Maude A. Brown Scholarship Trust Fund.  The scholarship is to be awarded to a graduating Spur High School student who will be furthering their education at the post-secondary level.  Preference shall be given to a student who will be majoring in Education.

ELIGIBILITY:

  • A graduate of Spur High School
  • Financial Need
  • Majoring in Education
  • If already attending college, must have 12 hours completed and a 3.0 GPA

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


Noyce Burleson Memorial Scholarship

(click here for Noyce Burleson Memorial Scholarship Application)

This scholarship was established by Mr. Joe Burleson in memory of his wife, Noyce, who taught theater and speech at Meadow High School for many years.

ELIGIBILITY: Meadow High School Seniors
SELECTION CRITERIA:

  • Graduating seniors from Meadow High School
  • Active for at least 2 years in UIL Speech and/or Drama

CONTACT: Principal or Counselor – Meadow High School (604 4th Street; Meadow, Texas 79345)


Johnny Clanton Memorial Scholarship

(click here for Johnny Clanton Memorial Scholarship Application)

This scholarship was established by Mrs. Beth Clanton and her daughters in memory of her husband Johnny for the benefit of a graduating Seminole High School student who will be pursuing a post-secondary education.

ELIGIBILITY:

  • Students must be a graduating senior of Seminole High School who has been in the Seminole school district since the 7th grade.
  • The student must be continuing their education at the post-secondary level.
  • Student must have participated in an agricultural project while in high school.

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


Mr. & Miss Cooper High School Scholarship

This fund was established by Mr. Robert Snell to benefit outstanding graduating seniors of Cooper High School who have been selected as Mr. & Miss Cooper High School.

ELIGIBILITY: Graduating Seniors of Cooper High School (Lubbock)
SELECTION CRITERIA:

  • Recipient of Mr. & Miss Cooper High School Recognition

CONTACT: Counselor, Cooper High School(16302 Loop 493; Lubbock, Texas 79423)


Mr. & Miss Coronado High School Scholarship

This fund was established by Mr. Robert Snell to benefit outstanding graduating seniors of Coronado High School who have been selected as Mr. & Miss Coronado High School.

ELIGIBILITY: Graduating Seniors of Coronado High School (Lubbock)
SELECTION CRITERIA:

  • Recipient of Mr. & Miss Coronado High School Recognition

CONTACT: Counselor, Coronado High School (3307 Vicksburg; Lubbock, TX 79410)


Autumn Day Scholarship

(click here for Autumn Day Scholarship Form)

This scholarship was established by Larry & Karen Day as a way of saying thank you to the residents of Terry County for the kindness shown their family when their niece, Autumn, sustained life-threatening injuries in a horse riding accident.

ELIGIBILITY: Terry County High School Seniors
SELECTION CRITERIA:

  • Graduating seniors from Terry County High School
  • Financial need

CONTACT: Principal or Counselor – Brownfield High School, Meadow High School, Wellman High School


Diekemper Endowment for the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology

This scholarship was established by Mrs. Lou Dunn Diekemper, a former student of the global program who felt it to be a life-changing experience and wished to offer support and encouragement to older students of the program.

ELIGIBILITY: Students 40 years of age and older in the global program of the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology-Palo Alto, California
CONTACT: Global Program Scholarship Committee – Institute of Transpersonal Psychology (744 San Antonio Road; Palo Alto, CA 94303)


Frenship High School Academic Award

This fund was established by Mr. Robert Snell to benefit outstanding graduating seniors of Frenship High School .

ELIGIBILITY: Graduating Seniors of Frenship High School (Wolfforth)
SELECTION CRITERIA:

  • Academic Achievement
  • Salutatorian and Valedictorian

CONTACT: Principal or Counselor, Frenship High School (501 7th Street; Wolfforth, Texas 79382)


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)


Charles A. & Grace Guy Scholarship

This scholarship was established by Mr. & Mrs. Ray Diekemper in honor and now in memory of Mr. Charles Guy, civic leader and former editor of the Lubbock Avalanche Journal.

ELIGIBILITY: Students majoring in Journalism in the Mass Communications Department, College of Arts and Sciences at Texas Tech University
SELECTION CRITERIA:

  • Financial need
  • Personal integrity
  • Scholastic potential or achievement
  • Dedication to making the world a better place in which to live

CONTACT: Office of the Dean, School of Mass Communications (P.O. Box 43082; Lubbock, TX 79409-3082)


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)


Madeline Hegi Scholarship

Searching for a meaningful way to honor their mother, Madeline, who was a teacher in Tahoka schools for many years, John and Fred Hegi established this scholarship to further their mother’s lifelong interest in the children of her community. In doing so, they have created a legacy to Madeline’s love and concern for children.

ELIGIBILITY: Graduating Seniors from Tahoka High School
SELECTION CRITERIA:

  • Demonstration of academic achievement
  • Intent to enroll as a full-time student at an accredited college, university or technical school
  • Character
  • Community service
  • Intent to graduate
  • Personal references
  • Financial need may be considered

CONTACT: Principal or Counselor, Tahoka High School (P.O. Box 1500; Tahoka, TX 79373)


The Floyd Honey Westerner Spirit Scholarship

This scholarship was established by the Senior Class of 1955 to pay tribute to former Lubbock High School principal, Floyd Honey.

ELIGIBILITY: Lubbock High School Seniors
SELECTION CRITERIA:

  • Demonstration of the Westerner Spirit of friendship, loyalty and service
  • Only slight or no recognition from other sources

CONTACT: Counselor, Lubbock High School (2004 19th Street; Lubbock, TX 79401


Philip Johnson Tuition Scholarship

This fund was established by Mr. & Mrs. Ray Diekemper to recognize Mr. Philip Johnson for his contributions as an engineering educator and as a participant in the petroleum engineering industry.

ELIGIBILITY: Full-time student at Texas Tech University pursuing a BS degree in Petroleum Engineering
SELECTION CRITERIA:

  • American citizen
  • Financial need
  • High personal integrity
  • Scholastic potential or achievement

CONTACT: Office of the Dean, Department of Petroleum Engineering (Box 43111; Lubbock, TX 79409-3111)


Lion Heart Scholarship

This fund was established by Mr. Robert Snell to benefit outstanding graduating seniors of Trinity Christian High School who have been selected as recipients of the Lion Heart Award.

ELIGIBILITY: Graduating Seniors of Trinity Christian High School
SELECTION CRITERIA:

  • Recipient of Trinity Christian High School Lion Heart Award

CONTACT: Principal, Trinity Christian High School (7002 Canton; Lubbock, TX 79413)


Lubbock Art Association Scholarship

(click here for Lubbock Art Association Scholarship Fund Application)

Founded in 1951, the Lubbock Art Association was a community based visual arts organization that played an active role in promoting the fine arts and art education in the South Plains region until its dissolution in 2003. In furthering the Association’s efforts to strengthen the importance of the fine arts in this region for artists and art lovers, the Lubbock Art Association Scholarship Fund awards are made to talented young artists so they may continue their art education at the post-secondary level.

ELIGIBILITY: Lubbock County seniors who plan to pursue art education at the post-secondary level.
SELECTION CRITERIA:

  • Graduating senior of Lubbock County high school
  • High School credits in advanced art courses

CONTACT: Community Foundation of West Texas (6102 82nd St. 8B, Lubbock, TX 79424; Phone (806) 762-8061) or any Lubbock County high school art teacher or counselor.


Don R. and Yadira Pendergrass Lubbock High School Alumni Scholarship

(click here for Don R. and Yadira Pendergrass LHS Alumni Association Scholarship Fund Application Form)

This fund was established by the Lubbock High School Alumni Association with a gift from Don R. and Yadira Pendergrass. It will benefit graduating seniors of Lubbock High School who will be attending an accredited college or university in the Texas Panhandle- Plains area.

ELIGIBILITY:

  • Graduating Seniors of Lubbock High School who will be attending an accredited college or university in the Texas Panhandle- Plains area.
  • Recipients must maintain at least a 2.5 GPA, be enrolled in 12 residential hours or more each semester, and be promoted to Sophomore after the first full year, Junior after the second full year, Senior after the third full year, and graduate after the fourth full year to receive subsequent awards. The four year period may be divided between qualifying junior and senior colleges.

SELECTION CRITERIA:
The following criteria will be weighed equally:

  • financial need (not eligible for Pell grants, but family income not sufficient to pay for college education expenses);
  • academic standing; and
  • citizenship

CONTACT: Counselor, Lubbock High School (2004 19th Street; Lubbock, TX 79401)


Jimmy Welch Lubbock High School Alumni Scholarship

(click here for Jimmy Welch LHS Alumni Association Scholarship Fund Application Form)

This fund was established by the Lubbock High School Alumni Association. It will benefit graduating seniors of Lubbock High School who will be attending an accredited college or university in the Texas Panhandle- Plains area or the University of Texas at Austin.

ELIGIBILITY:

  • Graduating Seniors of Lubbock High School who will be attending an accredited college or university in the Texas Panhandle- Plains area or the University of Texas at Austin.
  • Recipients must maintain at least a 2.5 GPA, be enrolled in 12 residential hours or more each semester, and be promoted to Sophomore after the first full year, Junior after the second full year, Senior after the third full year, and graduate after the fourth full year to receive subsequent awards. The four year period may be divided between qualifying junior and senior colleges.

SELECTION CRITERIA:
The following criteria will be weighed equally:

  • financial need (not eligible for Pell grants, but family income not sufficient to pay for college education expenses);
  • academic standing; and
  • citizenship

CONTACT: Counselor, Lubbock High School (2004 19th Street; Lubbock, TX 79401)


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


Lubbock Independent School District – New Directions Scholarship

(click here for the New Directions Application)

This fund was established by Mrs. Lou Diekemper to provide educational support to graduating New Directions seniors who wish to pursue some type of higher education.

ELIGIBILITY: Students graduating from New Directions who wish to pursue higher education
CONTACT: Counselor – LISD New Directions (Matthews Alternative High School, 417 N. Akron Lubbock, TX 79415)


Lubbock Women’s Study Club Scholarships
Minnie Lee Garrett Scholarship
  • ELIGIBILITY: Students of the Texas Tech University College of Business Administration
Christine DeVitt Education Scholarship
  • ELIGIBILITY: Students of the Texas Tech University College of Education
Hortense & E. H. Boedeker Scholarship
  • ELIGIBILITY: Students of the Texas Tech University School of Law
  • CONTACT: Office of Admissions, TTU School of Law (admissions.law@ttu.edu)
Helen DeVitt Jones Scholarship
  • ELIGIBILITY: Students of the Texas Tech University School of Nursing
  • CONTACT: Office of the Dean, TTU School of Nursing (3601 4th Street, Stop 6264; Lubbock, TX 79430-6264)
LWSC Engineering Scholarship
  • ELIGIBILITY: Students of the Texas Tech University College of Engineering
  • CONTACT: Office of the Dean, TTU College of Engineering (Box 43103; Lubbock, TX 79409-3103)
Christine DeVitt Medical Scholarship
  • ELIGIBILITY: Students of the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine
  • CONTACT: Office of the Dean, TTUHSC School of Medicine (Box 41081; Lubbock, TX 79409)

J. B. Mason Memorial Scholarship

This fund was established by Mr. Robert Snell in memory of J.B. Mason to benefit outstanding graduating seniors of Lubbock High School who have been selected as recipients of the All-Westerner Award.

ELIGIBILITY: Graduating Seniors of Lubbock High School
SELECTION CRITERIA:

  • Recipient of All Westerner Recognition

CONTACT: Principal or Counselor, Lubbock High School (2004 19th Street; Lubbock, TX 79401)


George & Bessie Yantis McCleskey Scholarships

This fund was established by the descendants of George & Bessie McCleskey in memory of George and Bessie McCleskey and their courage, hard work, and dreams for their children.

ELIGIBILITY: Rotan High School seniors who plan to pursue art education at the post-secondary level.
SELECTION CRITERIA:

  • Graduating senior of Rotan high school

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


Owen W. McWhorter Scholarship

This fund was established by Mr. & Mrs. Ray Diekemper in honor and now in memory of Mr. Owen McWhorter, founder of the McWhorter Cobb & Johnson law firm and a gentleman of high ethical standards.

ELIGIBILITY: TTU Law School Students
SELECTION CRITERIA:

  • Financial need
  • Personal integrity
  • Scholastic potential or achievement
  • Dedication to making the world a better place in which to live

CONTACT: Office of Admissions, TTU School of Law (admissions.law@ttu.edu)


Joan Bailey Merritt Scholarship

This scholarship was established by Mr. & Mrs. Ray Diekemper to honor Joan Bailey Merritt, a long time resident of Lubbock and head pediatric nurse at a local hospital for many years.

ELIGIBILITY: Texas Tech University School of Nursing Students
SELECTION CRITERIA:

  • Financial need
  • Personal integrity
  • Scholastic potential or achievement

CONTACT: Office of the Dean, Texas Tech University School of Nursing (3601 4th Street, Stop 6264; Lubbock, TX 79430-6264)


Monterey High School Class of 1959 Scholarship

This fund was established by the MHS Class of 1959 to benefit graduating seniors of Monterey High School who have achieved graduation in spite of severe circumstances in their lives.

ELIGIBILITY: Graduating Seniors of Monterey High School (Lubbock)
SELECTION CRITERIA:

  • Desire to graduate
  • Obstacles and difficulties overcome in reaching graduation
  • Academic performance

CONTACT: Counselor, Monterey High School (3211 47th Street; Lubbock, TX 79413)


Mr. & Miss Monterey High School Scholarship

This fund was established by Mr. Robert Snell to benefit outstanding graduating seniors of Monterey High School who have been selected as Mr. & Miss Monterey High School.

ELIGIBILITY: Graduating Seniors of Monterey High School (Lubbock)
SELECTION CRITERIA:

  • Recipient of Mr. & Miss Monterey High School Recognition

CONTACT: Principal or Counselor, Monterey High School (3211 47th Street; Lubbock, TX 79413)


John T. Montford Scholarship

We are fortunate to have many among us who have provided inspirational leadership and given of themselves to better our community. In honor of these Lubbock heroes, the Lubbock Area Foundation hosts an Annual Hero’s Luncheon to recognize their many great accomplishments. This scholarship fund was established through contributions to the 2001 Hero’s Luncheon honoring former State Senator and Texas Tech University Chancellor John Montford.

ELIGIBILITY: Students at Texas Tech University and Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
SELECTION CRITERIA:

  • First Generation Students

CONTACT: Scholarship & Financial Aid Office, TTU (Box 45011; Lubbock, TX 79409) or TTU Health Sciences Center (3601 4th Street MS8310; Lubbock, TX 79409)


Theodore R. Phea, Sr. Tuition Scholarship

This scholarship fund was established by Mr. & Mrs. Ray Diekemper to honor Theodore R. Phea, Sr., a long time civic and religious leader in Lubbock, and a man who many in our community believe led a life worthy of example.

ELIGIBILITY: Students at Texas College in Tyler
SELECTION CRITERIA:

  • Financial need
  • Personal integrity
  • Scholastic potential or achievement

CONTACT: Director of Student Financial Aid, Texas College (2404 North Grand Ave.; P.O. Box 4500; Tyler, TX 75712-4500)


Heather Robinson Memorial Scholarship

(click here for Heather Robinson Memorial Scholarship Application)

This scholarship was established by the Cindy Best in memory of Heather Robinson. This scholarship is intended for medical students specializing in the field of oncology or cancer
research.

ELIGIBILITY:

  • Intent to pursue a degree related to cancer or cancer research
  • Financial need
  • Current enrollment at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
  • Academically motivated with a clear career path.

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


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)


L. Edwin Smith Tuition Scholarship

This fund was established by Mr. & Mrs. Ray Diekemper to honor Mr. L. Edwin Smith, a Distinguished Alumnus of the Texas Tech University Accounting Program.

ELIGIBILITY: Accounting Majors at Texas Tech University Rawls College of Business
SELECTION CRITERIA:

  • Financial need
  • Personal integrity
  • Scholastic potential or achievement

CONTACT: Office of the Dean, Texas Tech University Rawls College of Business (806)742-3188)


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)


Texas Boys Ranch Scholarship

ELIGIBILITY: Young men who have attended the campus at the Texas Boys’ Ranch and wish to pursue higher education
CONTACT: Communications Coordinator, Children’s Home of Lubbock/Texas Boys’ Ranch (P.O. Box 5665; Lubbock, TX 79408)


Cheryl Scott Thompson Scholarship

This fund was established by Mr. & Mrs. Ray Diekemper in memory of Cheryl Scott Thompson.

ELIGIBILITY: Graduating Seniors of Estacado High School (Lubbock)
SELECTION CRITERIA:

  • 3.0 GPA in academic subjects for their junior and senior years
  • Preference given to students of black heritage

CONTACT: Counselor, Estacado High School (1504 Itasca; Lubbock, TX 79403)


Tomorrow Youth Endowment Scholarship

(click here for Tomorrow Youth Endowment Scholarship)

This fund was established by Mr. John Tye to support the educational endeavors of graduates of Lockney High School.

ELIGIBILITY: Graduates of Lockney High School who are or will be attending Texas Tech University with a major in Engineering, Science or Business Administration
CONTACT: Counselor, Lockney High School (Box 1058; Lockney, TX 79241)

 


Winfred & Ellen Tucker Scholarship

(click here for Winfred & Ellen Tucker Scholarship)

This fund was established by the family of Winfred & Ellen Tucker

ELIGIBILITY: Graduating senior of Meadow High School who will be pursuing a post-secondary education in Viticulture and/or Agriculture.
SELECTION CRITERIA:

  • Student must have a 2.5 GPA or higher
  • Financial need

CONTACT: Counselor, Meadow High School (604 4th Street; Meadow, Texas 79345)


Clay R. Warren Memorial Scholarship

This fund was established by Mark and Freada Warren in memory of their son Clay, who was tragically killed in 2002. It is because of Clay’s spirit this scholarship was created so that many who have made this possible, can rejoice at the opportunity to help a PHS student of the Choral Music Department performance group member to enroll in a post-secondary education program.

ELIGIBILITY: Plainview High School Seniors who are members of a performance group in the Plainview High Choral Music Department.
SELECTION CRITERIA:

  • Weighed equally-academic standing, citizenship and financial need

CONTACT: Counselor, Plainview High School(1501 Quincy Street; Plainview, Texas 79072)


West Texas Paralegal Association Scholarship

(click here for West Texas Paralegal Association Scholarship Fund Application)

This scholarship was established by the West Texas Paralegal Association to provide educational support for students pursuing a degree in a paralegal program.

ELIGIBILITY: Legal residents of Crosby, Floyd, Garza, Hale, Hockley, Lamb, Lubbock, Lynn, or Terry counties who are enrolled for a minimum of 6 hours in a paralegal program approved by the State Bar of Texas Paralegal Division.
CONTACT: Community Foundation of West Texas (6102 82nd St. 8B, Lubbock, TX 79424; Phone (806) 762-8061)


Dunco R.E. “Peck” Williams Tuition Scholarship

This scholarship was established by Mr. & Mrs. Ray Diekemper to honor R.E. “Peck” Williams who worked in the oil fields for many years and then later became the manager of the Dunco Oil Field Supply store in Levelland, Texas.

ELIGIBILITY: History, Technology and Petroleum Technology Students at South Plains College, Levelland
SELECTION CRITERIA:

  • Financial need
  • Personal integrity
  • Scholastic potential or achievement

CONTACT: Financial Aid Counselor, South Plains College (1401 College Ave.  Levelland, TX 79336)


Woman-to-Woman Scholarship

(click here for Woman-to-Woman Scholarship Application)

This scholarship fund was established by Mrs. Lou Diekemper in order to provide support for women who are 50 years of age or older and find themselves in need of additional education or vocational training in order to obtain employment or to make a needed change in their current employment situation.

ELIGIBILITY: South Plains resident who will be attending a South Plains college/university or vocational training program
SELECTION CRITERIA:

  • Women 50 years of age or older
  • Financial need
  • Desire to obtain an undergraduate degree or certificate

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