About the Scholarship

The scholarship is awarded by the Wichita Falls Area Community Foundation. The Zavala Scholarship is awarded yearly to promote higher education among the Hispanic population and help provide leadership opportunities. The grant is for local area students who're currently enrolled at the high school or college level. The selections will be made based on factors including academic performance, quality of the submitted essay, and financial need.


How to apply for the scholarship?

  • Interested applicants should first register with the Wichita Falls Community Foundation scholarship portal.
  • Applicants must then complete the online application form. 

  • Upon completion of the application form, applicants will be notified of which individual scholarships they're eligible for, and also about the additional requirements needed for applying

  • As the application page isn't fully compatible with Internet Explorer, applicants are advised to use other web launchers.


How much the scholarship award amounts to?

  • The award amount may vary depending upon each student's financial need.

  • The number of awards provided varies yearly


Deadline Information

The deadline date is set for July 15


Eligibility Criteria

  • The applicant must be a current high school or college student.

  • Must be a resident of Wichita Falls, TX.

  • Must be Hispanic.


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