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Public Service Scholarship 2017

SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT: $1,000.00

DEADLINE DATE: May 8, 2017 

STATUS: Open

 

Travis County ESD No. 2 Pflugerville Fire Department is currently accepting applications for up to three high school students to receive each a $1,000 scholarship. Students must be interested in pursuing a career in public service. If interested, please submit letter of interest, 500 word essay, and letter of recommendation from school counselor or school teacher by deadline. Incomplete scholarship application or those received after the deadline will not be considered for this scholarship effort. The scholarships will be funded by the FirstIn Pfoundation.

 

I. MEET THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS

  1. Plan to pursue a two or four year degree in or related to a career in public service that may include but not limited to:
    1. Fire Science
    2. Law Enforcement
    3. Public Safety Management
    4. Emergency Management
    5. Emergency Medical Services
    6. Public Health Administration
    7. Public Administration
    8. Criminal Justice, Criminal Psychology, Criminology
    9. Education
  2. Demonstrate good academic standing
  3. Demonstrate community and/or school involvement and service
  4. Intend to continue to serve the community

 

II. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Senior in high school and graduating from high school in June 2017
  2. High School seniors currently enrolled at one of the Pflugerville High Schools:
    1. John B. Connally High School
    2. Hendrickson High School
    3. Pflugerville High School
  3. Good academic standing
  4. Live within Travis County ESD No. 2 boundaries. To check go to Travis County Appraisal District. Can search by name or property address.

 

 III. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Explorer for a Fire Department
  2. Community volunteer work
  3. Held a leadership position in a local, state, or national school organization
  4. Member of a local, state, or national school organization
  5. Member of a school organization focused on community service or career interest
  6. Received school honors for academic achievement
  7. Represented the high school at school events

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