About the Scholarship

The Community Foundation of West Texas has started this Maude A. Brown Scholarship. The scholarship fund is dedicated and awarded to a graduating Spur High School student who will be continuing their academic education at the post-secondary level. Priority is given to students who are majoring in an academic Education. Financial need is an important consideration in order to receive this fund, hence all applicants are required to determine their financial position to acquire this award. The students can make use of this award to cover their academic expenses like tuition, books, and college fees, etc.


How to apply for this scholarship?

  • In order to be considered for this scholarship, a student needs to fill and submit the FAFSA application form to determine the financial position of a student and his/her family to pay for the education.

  • A student must provide current official transcripts college or institution where he/she is pursuing a graduate study to prove their eligibility academic excellence..

  • In addition to that, an applicant must also submit their official scorecards of the ACT/SAT to the financial aid division before the deadline.


Award Amount and Deadline:

The Foundation is awarding $1000 to all eligible candidates annually. The total number of awards varies and depends on the number of applications received for the current academic year.

All the necessary documents must be submitted to the institution no later than 15th April 2020 to be eligible for the scholarship.


Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidate needs to be a graduate of Spur High School.

  • An applicant must demonstrate the need for financial assistance to avail the scholarship benefits.

  • A student should be majoring in Education field.

  • If a candidate is already attending college, he/she must have 12 hours completed and maintain a 3.0-grade point average out of 4.