Bandera Electric Cooperative will award an all-expense paid trip (total value $3,300.00 per recipient) on June 12-21, 2022 to Washington D.C. for four high school students. Contest winners will join other students from across Texas. This will be an unforgettable look inside U.S. History.
* The winner must be able to participate in the Youth Tour trip to Washington D.C. June 12-21, 2022.
* The winner must be able to fly in an airplane and ride in a car or bus for up to 12 hours a day (with breaks).
* Applicants must have completed sophomore, junior or senior year of high school by June 2022.
* Parents or legal guardians must be members of Bandera Electric Cooperative or receive BEC service at their residence.
* Past winners are not eligible.
* Applicants must be U.S. Citizens.
* The cooperative reserves the right to select the runner up or another contestant for the Youth Tour trip if the winner is unable to participate.
The Bandera Electric Cooperative scholarship program was established in 1998 to encourage and assist in the educational pursuits of members and their immediate family members or applicants who reside in the service area. Funds will be disbursed for courses of instruction at an accredited four-year university/college, junior college or TEA-approved trade school that offers an associate degree.
* Open to graduating high school seniors AND students currently enrolled in college/university/trade school.
* Parents/legal guardians/or student must be members of Bandera Electric Cooperative or receive BEC service at their residence and provide written verification from the member-owner of the account.
* Graduating high school seniors must have maintained at least 80 percent on a 100 percent scale.
* Students currently enrolled in post-secondary education course work must have maintained a minimum cumulative of 2.00 GPA on a 4.00 scale at an accredited four-year university/college, junior college, or TEA-approved trade school.
* Applicants must meet general admittance requirements of the accredited four-year university/college, junior college or TEA-approved trade school to which they apply to receive funds.
* Applicants may only win once.
Recipients of the Ola Armstrong Scholarship are those that exemplify characteristics of community involvement by volunteering in the communities in which they live. Students applying to The GVTC Foundation scholarships must live within the GVTC service area and must subscribe to at least one GVTC service.
Recipients of the Ritchie T. Sorrells Scholarship for Leaders are those that exemplify leadership qualities and hold a leadership position in their current school, community organization, club or committee. Students applying to The GVTC Foundation scholarships must live within the GVTC service area and must subscribe to at least one GVTC service.
Recipients of the 2022 Vocational/Technical Scholarship are those that have demonstrated a commitment to continuing their education in pursuit of a degree or certification in a vocational or technical field. The GVTC Foundation’s goal in offering these scholarships is to enable members of our community to reach their career goals and continue to grow the skilled workforce where we work and live.
Open to applicants pursuing secondary education opportunities such as a four-year degree at an institute of higher learning; a two-year school or community college; trade school; technical school; specialty school; or military; have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher; are living in faith and actively serving their community; exhibit a positive outlook and an exuberance for life; exhibit a thirst for learning, knowledge and teaching others; demonstrate entrepreneurial, innovative spirit; and possess a good work ethic.
Kellie Stallings has more than 33 years experience with a variety of clinical and administrative duties. Kellie worked at Connections Individual and Family Services here in New Braunfels for more than 25 years and was the Executive Director for over 22 years. The Building Brighter Futures Fund has been established to honor Kellie’s legacy in the community and give hope to those who have faced adversity in their lives. This fund is designed to give back to those who have had to overcome obstacles and need that little extra help to succeed. Kellie has always believed in helping and this fund is her lasting legacy to continue that effort by developing future generations. In applying for this fund you become part of Kellie’s lasting footprint in our community and we hope that that legacy continues for many years to come.
The Comal 4-H Scholarship is available to a current high school senior who plans to attend a college, university or vocational school in the Fall of 2021. Applicants must be active in the Comal County 4-H Program and must have been a participant for a minimum of two years. Applicants will be selected on the basis of participation in 4-H projects, activities, leadership, character and scholastic record.
Graduating senior at NBHS; will be studying for a degree in choral or music; has maintained a minimum GPA of 2.5 or higher (on a 4.0 scale) and is passing all classes; special consideration will be given to those applicants who are of German heritage.
Demonstrate financial need; senior student athlete at NBHS; extracurricular involvement; top 50 percent of high school class; academic performance
Graduating senior at NBHS; top 25 percent
Graduating senior at NBHS; top half of graduating class; exhibits leadership potential; has shown good citizenship, character and involvement in community
Graduating senior at NBHS; 5 awards to German Heritage students; 5 awards to Hispanic Heritage students; must provide copy of FAFSA
Graduating senior at NBHS; major in Special Education or 504 or attending trade school
The Karl and Beth Hittle Scholarship Fund was established by Karl and Beth Hittle in February of 2015. The fund will award a scholarship(s) to a student(s) who, in order of priority, who will be attending Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas; or will be attending an accredited Christian seminary; or will be attending a vocational or trade school.
Graduating senior at NBHS; Education major; B average
Graduating senior at NBHS; Must be planning to attend Texas A&M University; major in Math
Graduating senior at NBHS; Must have participated in Little League baseball; financial need; strong academics
The Nick Leifeste Memorial Scholarship Fund is dedicated to recognizing and supporting graduating seniors from the New Braunfels High School Mighty Unicorn Band. The scholarship is open to graduating seniors who have been four-year members of the New Braunfels High School Band who exhibit a love for music and the NBHS band.
The Logan’s Legacy Memorial Fund was established by the family and friends of Logan Nash Davidson in 2014 to assist graduates of Comal ISD or NBISD who are pursuing secondary education opportunities such as trade schools, specialty schools, junior college, law enforcement and the military.
Graduating senior at NBHS who will be majoring in fine arts, education or agriculture; attitude toward learning and ambition to succeed; character, integrity, personality, citizenship; financial need
The New Braunfels Area Car Club Scholarship provides graduating seniors the opportunity to continue education in a field related to the automobile industry. Applicants must be a resident of the area covered by membership in the New Braunfels Area Car Club (Comal and Guadalupe counties).
The NBCLAR Scholarship is open to students who live in Comal or NBISD school district; are graduating seniors from NBISD or Comal ISD high schools; home schooled; or private high schools; are involved in school and community activities and/or work part time; demonstrate financial need and are not receiving numerous other scholarships; have maintained a minimum GPA of 2.5 or higher (on a 4.0 scale) and are passing all classes; and have been accepted to a 2- or 4-year accredited university or trade school
Graduating senior at NBHS; citizenship, character and personality; be pursuing studies in English or related filed; have a minimum 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale).
Established in 2017 in memory of retired State District Judge Robert (Bob) T. Pfeuffer, to continue his legacy of civic leadership and commitment to community. A scholarship will be awarded to a student who has demonstrated outstanding civic leadership and will be attending or is attending Texas A&M University. While not required, special consideration will be given to incoming members of the Texas A&M Corps of Cadets.
To be applied to tuition, funds to be divided between the first two semesters of school; major in Fine Art (consisting of drawing, painting, art design, art history, etc.
Open to current graduating seniors at New Braunfels High School who have participated in NBHS athletics; demonstrate leadership qualities; demonstrates a love for the outdoors; and demonstrates school pride.
Graduating senior at NBHS; Must have an overall “B” average; desire for further formal education at a 4-year accredited college or university; Demonstrates good citizenship; participation in school, community and church activities; participating in high school PE/sports activities for women; participation in high school vocational education programs in industrial technology; permanent resident within NBISD attendance boundaries
Open to female seniors graduating from New Braunfels High School who plan to designate a major in business, fine arts or administration at a college or university
Graduating NBHS seniors in upper 50 percent of class; desire for further formal education; demonstrated good citizenship; participating in school, community, church activities; Major in the field of business technology or the related fields of computer application design, computer programming, legal administrative technology; attendance at any two- or four-year college or university; Financial need; permanent resident of NBISD attendance boundaries with at least one year of attendance at NBHS
Open to students who are: seniors graduating from Canyon High School; pursuing a four-year degree at an institute of higher learning; and are in the top one third of their class.
Open to graduates of New Braunfels High School who have qualified to be admitted to a standard, accepted and accredited medical school
The New Braunfels Community Foundation scholarship program helps local youth or adults pursue their dreams of furthering their education.
NBCF matches caring donors with deserving students who want to continue their studies at colleges, universities, trade or technical schools. The scholarship program is created for individual donors who set up specific criteria for the administration of their funds.
NBCF fields all applicants, filters those applicants based on criteria set up by the donor, and administers and monitors scholarship grants. This is a much easier, less expensive way for donors to make a difference in a student’s life.