The Texarkana Panthers Athletic Scholarship is designed to provide East Texas and South Arkansas basketball athletics an extra incentive to strive on and off the court.
Texarkana Panthers Athletic Scholarship: Awarded to students who have excelled in academics & community service while participating in basketball.
DEADLINE: APRIL 7, 2017
Application deadline is Friday, April 7, 2017. Completed applications must be postmarked by this date. Incomplete applications will not be considered. The recipients of the Panthers Athletic Scholarship will be notified prior to May 31, 2017. Scholarship awards will be applied towards the winners’ first year tuition in the Fall of 2017.
In order to be considered for the Panthers Athletic Scholarship, the student must meet the following criteria:
Applicant must be a high school basketball senior enrolled in East Texas or South Arkansas public or private school.
Applicant must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 by the end of the second grading period of their senior year.
Applicant must submit an official transcript from the high school registrar along with a copy of their SAT and/or ACT score.
Applicant must complete a 1,000 word essay as outlined in the application form
Letters to be submitted by applicant:
One letter of recommendation from a current high school teacher on school letterhead.
One letter from a community based organization, on that specific organization’s letterhead verifying community service.
One letter from High School Athletic Director or Coach on school letterhead verifying candidate’s participation in high school basketball.
Applicant must be accepted to and enroll in a trade, two or four year accredited college or university in the United States. Please submit a copy of the letter of acceptance to the trade, two or four year accredited college or university.
Applicant must complete a minimum of 100 volunteer hours with the Texarkana Panthers.
A panel will review/rate the applications and make final decisions on scholarship award. The following criteria will be considered equally in evaluating applicants:
Teacher/School official recommendations
Community Service Verification Letter(s)
Trade/ College/ University Acceptance Letter
Please submit all materials to:
Attn: Athletic Scholarship
P.O. Box 833
Waldo, AR 71770