Katy A&M Club Scholarship

 

The Katy A&M Club is excited to announce that we will be awarding four (4) $1,000 scholarships to Katy area high school students who plan to start their freshman year at Texas A&M University the fall semester of 2018.

 

Read below for the eligibility and selection criteria. The application and a full list of guidelines can be downloaded by clicking on the links below.

2018 Scholarship Guidelines

2018 Scholarship Application

Eligibility

Eligible students must meet all the following requirements:

  1. Live in and receive education within the Katy Independent School District boundaries.
  2. Be a high school senior.
  3. Already applied for admission to Texas A&M University for the upcoming fall semester.

The student need not have been accepted to A&M prior to submitting this scholarship application, but the payment of the scholarship award monies is contingent upon their acceptance at Texas A&M University for the 2018 fall semester.

Other Financial Aid

It is the policy of the Katy A&M Club to assist as many students as possible with available scholarship funds.  Accordingly, in the event a recipient obtains significant financial assistance from other sources, the Club reserves the right to review the award status and withdraw the scholarship.

 

Criteria for Selection

The Katy A&M Club Scholarship Committee will choose recipients using the following factors and weights:

  1. Financial need:  30%
  2. High school grades and college entrance exam scores:  20%
  3. Extracurricular activities, community involvement, and work experience:  20%
  4. Essays and a letter of recommendation from principal, teacher, or community leader:  30%

Winners will be determined without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, or educationally unrelated handicaps.

 

Deadline and Other Information

  1. Applications must be postmarked no later than March 19, 2018.
  2. Scholarship recipients will be notified by the second week of April.
  3. Scholarship recipients will be introduced and recognized for their accomplishments as part of the Aggie Muster ceremony on April 21, 2018.
  4. Funds will be disbursed through the Texas A&M University Financial Aid Office.
  5. In some instances, personal or phone interviews may be conducted to assist the Scholarship Committee in selecting the scholarship recipients.