The George Foundation has established a scholarship program to assist graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate students from Fort Bend County who have enrolled or plan to enroll at a public two- or four-year college or university in Texas. Students must demonstrate strong academic performance and leadership in addition to financial need. Awards are renewable up to three (3) years or until a bachelor’s degree is earned, whichever occurs first, contingent upon The George Foundation continuing the scholarship program.
High School Senior Awards
If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a (4) year scholarship totaling $24,000 with the following yearly awards: Year 1 and 2 – $5,500. Year 3 and 4 – $6,500.
Up to forty (40) awards will be granted.
Higher Education Awards
If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a scholarship totaling up to $18,000 on a tiered award system. College Year 1 and 2 – $4,000. College Year 3 and 4 – $5,000. Depending on when a student applies and is awarded will determine where they start on the tiered distribution scale.
Up to 130 awards will be granted.
* Non-U.S. citizen applicants are required to be U.S. permanent residents and must submit a copy of their U.S.permanent resident card with their application. Student visas are not acceptable. DACA students must submit a copy of their approval letter.
*Awards are for undergraduate study only.
Applications will open January 6, 2020 and must be submitted by 3:00 pm on February 15, 2020.
Applicants will be notified by Scholarship America on the outcome of the application in April of each year.
This scholarship program is managed by Scholarship America. Scholarship recipients are not selected by The George Foundation Trustees or Staff. Please do not mail application packets to The George Foundation.
Scholarship America staff may be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-507-931-1682 (ask for The George Foundation Higher Education Scholarship Program).