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Friends of the Frio Scholarship Application

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The Friends of the Frio announces the 2018 Kitty Harrison Scholarship Awards ProgramUnder the Program, two (2) $500 scholarships split into two $250 payments will be awarded to seniors attending Leakey ISD.

Program Guidelines & Priorities: 

  • Applicants must be graduating seniors with a record of volunteerism in the Frio Canyon community and participation in extracurricular activities.
  • Applicants must plan to attend a two (2)-year community college or trade school or four (4)-year college or university or trade school.
  • Applicants must have the endorsement of their Guidance Counselor on their application attesting they are qualified for this scholarship program.
  • Applicants must secure one letter of recommendation from one adult, not a family member.
  • A typed and completed application, along with sign-off by the Guidance Counselor, essay, and letter of recommendation must be mailed to:

Friends of the Frio
FOF student-scholarship-application-2018 P.O. Box 639
Leakey, TX 78873

  • Applications must be received by the Friends of the Frio no later than May 1, 2018.  Late applications will not be accepted.
  • Scholarship funds will be paid during the months of August and Januarydirectly to the college, not to the student. The scholarship funds will be issued to the college, university or trade school upon receiving a certificate of enrollment for the fall semester, which includes the Student ID number and Financial Aid Office address. The second payment will be issued upon receipt of proof of enrollment for the spring semester and grades from the fall semester and must include the Student ID number and Financial Aid Office address.

Applications will be reviewed and recipients selected by the Friends of the Frio Scholarship Committee.  The scholarships will be awarded May 10, 2018 during the Senior Awards Ceremony at Leakey ISD.

Applications may be picked up from the Leakey ISD Counselor or from the Real-Edwards Conservation & Reclamation District Website at www.recrd.org.

Please submit any questions to Joel Pigg at joelpigg@recrd.org or call 830-232-5733.