About the Scholarship

The scholarship is awarded to the students who demonstrate academic excellence and financial need. Candidates should be active in supporting the community in which they live and show an eagerness to pursue educational goals. Candidates who are pursuing post-high school course study at either a college or university or other post-secondary educational institutions will be considered for this scholarship award.

How to Apply?

  • A candidate must complete the scholarship application form to apply for this award.

  • A student must submit a letter of application addressed to The VANROSS Foundation, Inc. (TVF) scholarship committee. This letter should contain a brief explanation of career goals and biographical information.

  • Three letters of recommendation from the choice of high school teachers, college professors with significant knowledge of applicant’s educational experience and community involvement.

  • In addition to that, an official and recent high school or college transcript with cumulative GPA scorecard.

  • Additionally, A student should submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form and Estimated Family Contribution (EFC).

  • A candidate is required to write a personal essay on the topic, What personal achievements have you made? and How will this award affect future accomplishments?. The essay should be of 1,000 words or less.

Award Amount and Deadline:

The scholarship award amount is $500 given to the number of qualified applicants.

The scholarship deadline date is fixed on 30 June 2019. All applicants must apply for this award no later than the given date.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The applicant must be pursuing a postsecondary education.

  • The applicant must be enrolled in an accredited university or college.

  • The applicant must be a resident or a legal non-resident of the state of Texas.