A scholarship is awarded annually in the amount of $1,000 by TxSGS to the best qualified student with plans to major in history, government, library science, or education
- Applicant should be a senior in an accredited high school or home school program, or be enrolled in college.
- Applicant should be a relative of a TxSGS Member of two years standing or be recommended by a Partner Society.
- Applicant should plan to major in history, government, library science, or education.
The following items should be included in the application packet.
- Application Letter: must state specifically how the applicant meets all three requirements stated above.
- Resume: should contain the following information:
- Personal information (name, birth date, parents’ names, small photo, address, telephone number, and email address),
- Educational experience,
- Work experience,
- Sports and extracurricular activities at school,
- Community activities,
- School, community, or church awards received.
- Certified Transcript of all high school and/or college courses, or proof of course mastery if in a home school program.
- Recommendation Letters from three non-family adults who have personal knowledge of the applicant’s qualifications.
- A 500-word essay on “The Importance of Family History.”
Applications for the TxSGS Scholarship are to be submitted to the Scholarship Committee via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Distribution of Payment
The winner will enroll as a student and submit a receipt for tuition from the school of choice to the TxSGS Treasurer. The first $500 payment will be made to the university registrar. At the conclusion of that semester the winner will submit proof of a 3.0 GPA and a receipt for tuition for the next semester. The TxSGS Treasurer will make the second $500 payment to the university registrar.