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Northeast Times | August 5, 2020

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Haltom: 2019 Fine Arts Student Scholarship

Haltom: 2019 Fine Arts Student Scholarship
THREE $750 SCHOLARSHIPS WILL BE AWARDED
Date: Application Deadline is March 22, 2019
Information: 817-222-7767

The 3rd annual Haltom City Fine Arts Student Scholarship is now accepting applications from 2019 graduating BISD Haltom City senior students. The city wants to assist graduating seniors in reaching their higher education goals as we recognize the importance of art and education to the vitality of our community.

  • The scholarship will reward students who have already proven their commitment to citizenship, service and the fine arts.
  • This year we have increased the scholarship amount to $750 and three scholarships will be awarded to Haltom High School and/or Shannon High School fine arts graduating seniors that reside in Haltom City.
  • Scholarship recipients will be determined by the City of Haltom City based upon completion of the designated application and in-person interview.
  • Funds will be made payable to the institution after the student has enrolled and may be used for tuition, books, fees or on-site room and board.
  • Scholarship recipients will be recognized at the Northeast Tarrant Chamber Scholarship Luncheon on May 16, 2019. Recipients and their parents/legal guardians will be guests of the City of Haltom City.
  • The City of Haltom City reserves the right to revoke any scholarship award at any time if a recipient is ruled to be ineligible or if the recipient fails to enroll in school within 12 months of award selection, or for other reasons as deemed appropriate by the city.

Rules & Regulations

  • To be eligible, the recipient must demonstrate that he/she is a graduating senior with a GPA of 3.25 or higher (unless extenuating circumstances exist…warranting further consideration by the City of Haltom City for a student with a lower GPA) and:
    • is the student residing in Haltom City and whose school is Haltom High School or Shannon High School
    • is a United States citizen
    • completed at least two semesters in a BISD fine arts program
    • plans to use the funds to attend an accredited community or four-year college or university
    • has fully completed the designated application form and submitted it by the stated deadline
    • has submitted the required essay and had the counselor submit the transcript by the stated deadline
  • The City of Haltom City will determine the best-qualified applicant from this area as demonstrated by:
    • Fine Arts student
    • Leadership/school and community involvement (i.e., church activities, volunteer work, extracurricular school activities)
    • Employment
    • Essay
    • Personal interview of top candidates
    • Financial need
  • Community, civic and volunteer service, work experience and attendance are emphasized in consideration of these scholarships
  • Applications must be complete in order to be considered

If you have any questions regarding this application, please contact Haltom City’s Community Relations.

Please mail/drop off a sealed copy of your transcript to:

Haltom City Recreation Center
Attention: Community Relations Coordinator
4839 Broadway Ave.
Haltom City, TX  76117

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