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SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION

2020 – Spring-TXWA-Scholarship – Application

TEXAS STATE WIRELESS ASSOCIATION

TXWA SCHOLARSHIP

GENERAL INFORMATION & GUIDELINES

Applicant must meet the above criteria to qualify for candidacy.

Complete Application Package Includes:  Cover Letter, Application, Reference Letters and Essay.   **NOTE** Incomplete applications WILL NOT be considered. 

The deadline for all paperwork (including reference letters) is mid-night:  January 1, 2020 Midnight

Application, essay, and reference letters, should be emailed to:

If you have any questions please contact:  scholarship@txwa.org

Scholarships will be announced on or before January 15th, 2020.

Scholarship recipients will be contacted and required to provide a copy of a valid Student ID and their respective University Financial Advisors contact information to arrange award payment.

TXWA Scholarship Committee will confirm selected recipients are in attendance as a full-time student at an accredited Texas University/College and academically eligible to release payment. TXWA will pay the awarded amount by January  31, 2020.  Payment will be made directly to the College/University through coordination with the recipients Financial Advisor.

Thank you & Good Luck!

TEXAS STATE WIRELESS ASSOCIATION

TXWA SCHOLARSHIP

APPLICANT INFORMATION:  (Print or Type)

Applicant Name: ___________________________________________________________

First                                          Middle                                     Last

Address: _________________________________________________________________

City _________________  State_______________  Zip Code _________________________

Phone (Day) ____________________________ (Evening) ___________________________

Email:  __________________________________________________________________

High School:______________________________________________________________

City and State: _______________________GPA and Class Rank:_______________________

What College are you enrolled in /attend? __________________________________________

What year (class) will you be in the upcoming Spring semester? (circle one)  Freshman    Sophomore    Junior    Senior

Major: __________________________    GPA (if applicable) : _________________________

Minor: __________________________________________________________________

TXWA Member Sponsoring Applicant:  ____________________________________________ Relation to Applicant: ________________________________________________________

TXWA Member Company Name & Job Title: ________________________________________

Applicant’s Parent/Guardian(s) Name(s)___________________________________________

Parent/Guardians(s) Phone: ______________________ Email: ________________________

REQUIRED ATTACHMENTS:

EMPLOYMENT:

Provide a list of employment for the last two years; starting with your current or most recent job.  Include employer(s) name and contact number, job description, dates of employment.

Job #1:

Company:  _______________________________________________________________  Position: ________________________________________________________________

Supervisor Name: __________________________________________________________  Supervisor Phone: __________________________________________________________

Start (Mo/Yr): _____________________ Finish (Mo/Yr): ______________________

Tell us about this job?  What have you learned?  How will you apply what you learned in your future?

Answer: _______________________________________________________________________

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Job #2:

Company:  _______________________________________________________________ Position: ________________________________________________________________

Supervisor Name: ______________________  Supervisor Phone: ______________________

Start (Mo/Yr): _____________________ Finish (Mo/Yr): ____________________________

Tell us about this job?  What have you learned?  How will you apply what you learned in your future?

Answer: ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

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TEXAS STATE WIRELESS ASSOCIATION

TXWA SCHOLARSHIP

REFERENCES:

 Please list 3 people whom will be writing letters of reference on your behalf. (Please No Family Members)

  1. ________________________________________________ (Name/Phone Number)
  2. ________________________________________________ (Name/Phone Number)
  3. ________________________________________________ (Name/Phone Number)

**NOTE** Each recommendation letter must be sent by the person writing the letter.  Letters sent by the applicant will not be considered.

INTERESTS:

Let us know a bit more about you!  List any hobbies/extracurricular activities that you enjoy:

______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

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HONORABLE MENTIONS:

 Any notable achievements or awards you would like to tell us about?  List them here:

______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

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TEXAS STATE WIRELESS ASSOCIATION

TXWA SCHOLARSHIP

COVER LETTER & ESSAY REQUIREMENT

  COVER LETTER INSTRUCTIONS:

 Single Page Letter – highlighting candidate:

    1. Goals (Educational and Career)
    2. Financial Need
    3. Leadership Experience
    4. Campus Involvement

ESSAY INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Essay should be no more than 500 words

QUESTIONS:

Please choose one of options below:

  1. How do you think cellular phones impact society positively and negatively?
  2. Do you think cellular phones will be around in 25 years and if so how so how will people be using them?  If not, how would we interact with each other?
  3. How would your life be impacted if you were without your cell phone for one week?  How does communication today differ from how your older relatives communicated when they were in school?

Please use this opportunity to tell us about yourself.  Remember the committee members may not know you and you need to provide them with a good overall perspective of who you are and what you plan to do in the future.

Please attach the essay to your application and submit by the deadline.

**NOTE** Late submissions WILL NOT be considered.

TEXAS STATE WIRELESS ASSOCIATION

TXWA SCHOLARSHIP

 REFERENCE LETTERS

Provide this guideline to your References.

On behalf of TXWA, thank you for agreeing to write a letter of recommendation for the student identified on this application.  Your detailed assessment of the applicant’s achievements, reliability, and illustrated promise in the area of focus for which they have applied will be of great value to the TXWA selection committee.

Please include the following information, if applicable:

Please include any other comment(s) that you feel are pertinent to the candidacy of the applicant.

Once completed, please include your contact information and email your reference letter to:

Email:                         scholarship@txwa.org

Subject Line:             TXWA Scholarship Committee – [Candidate Name]

Due Date:                   January 1th, 2020 Midnight

If you have any questions, contact:  scholarship@txwa.org

 Thank You!

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