2017 TexTESOL V Scholarship Application
2017 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION FORM

Open to high school seniors who participated in an ESL program at some point in their school career

See Guidelines below. QUESTIONS? Email your questions to textesol5@gmail.com.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: APRIL 8, 2017 6 PM

TO COMPLETE THIS APPLICATION, YOU WILL NEED THE FOLLOWING ITEMS:

The application consists of the following sections:
Part I. Personal Information Form
Part II. Personal Reflection– Original Essay
Part III. Letters of Reference (2) and Transcript

TUTORIAL- Watch this short TUTORIAL VIDEO for completing this online form and uploading required documents.
http://www.screencast.com/t/RTZeGxtfB1
(NOTE: The tutorial is from 2014, so the due dates are NOT CORRECT)

NEW FAQ-- scroll down to the bottom of this web page

TexTESOL V SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION GUIDELINES
2016-17 High School Seniors

PURPOSE:
TexTESOL V (Texas Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages) will provide four $1000 scholarships to selected North Texas applicants who meet the requirements.

REQUIREMENTS:
High School student must have been in an ESL program at one point during grades K-12.

CONTENTS:
To be considered for one of the TexTESOL scholarships, a student must submit COMPLETED application electronically through this online form or via direct email textesolv5@gmail.com . Four $1,000 scholarships will be awarded.

PLEASE NOTE:
Missing information will lead to disqualification. You MUST use electronic 2017 scholarship form.

Must use 2017 scholarship form. All other forms will be disqualified.

All sections must be completed and submitted. Submission of an application with incomplete information or without required attachments will result in the student not being eligible for scholarship consideration.

DEADLINE:
Submit online form here below by FRIDAY APRIL 8, 2017 at 6PM (no exceptions)

NOTIFICATION:
Notification of the award – May 1, 2017

Part I. Student's Personal Information
Please provide all information requested below.
Last Name, First Name, Middle Initial
Your answer
Telephone Number:
Best number to reach you
Your answer
Email Address:
Your answer
Mailing Address:
Include City, State, Zip Code
Your answer
SCHOOL DISTRICT & HIGH SCHOOL NAME
Your answer
Principal’s email Address:
Your answer
High School Counselor's Name:
Your answer
Counselor's email Address:
Your answer
School District(s) in which you participated in an ESL Program:
Please include the name of the school and grade you were in.
Your answer
Career Goal:
State your short and long term goals to the best of your ability.
Your answer
GPA: ______
High school seniors include: HS Rank: ____ out of ____
Your answer
College or University Chosen:
Your answer
Address of Financial Aid Office for College or University Chosen:
Your answer
Phone Number of Financial Aid Office:
Your answer
PART II. PERSONAL ESSAY:
Write a personal essay in response to ONLY ONE of the essay topics below. (Essay must be typed, double spaced, size 12, Times New Roman font, 800 words minimum)

1. Describe the most significant challenge you have faced and steps you have taken to address this challenge. Include whether you turned to anyone in facing the challenge, the role the person played, and what you learned about yourself.
OR
2. Describe your most meaningful achievements, how they relate to your field of study, and your future goals.

SUBMIT YOUR ESSAY USING THE UPLOAD TOOL BELOW.

PART III. LETTERS OF REFERENCE & TRANSCRIPT:
TWO (2) letters of reference must be from current or former teachers, and transcripts must be uploaded or emailed as specified below.

Please scan and upload the letters and transcript using the upload tool below or you may email your documents directly to TexTESOL5@gmail.com.

The letters of reference must include the title, mailing address, email address, and telephone number of each person making the recommendations. Copies of letters will be acceptable.

TO UPLOAD YOUR DOCUMENTS:
Clicking the link provided below WILL OPEN A NEW WINDOW to upload your documents.
YOU MUST RETURN TO THIS WINDOW AND CLICK “SUBMIT” TO COMPLETE YOUR APPLICATION.

CLICK THIS LINK TO UPLOAD YOUR DOCUMENTS:
http://goo.gl/psARvL


TUTORIAL- Watch this short video tutorial for completing this online form and uploading the required documents. http://www.screencast.com/t/RTZeGxtfB1

Signature: (With your signature, you are hereby stating that all of the information provided is true and correct to the best of your knowledge and is your own work.)
Your typed name will be considered your digital signature.
Your answer
FAQ- Frequently Asked Questions
Q-- Can I still qualify for the scholarship if I enroll in the military? Btw, I plan on attending summer school to get a head start.
A--Yes, please apply!
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