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Scholarship Application & Guidelines

North Texas Home Builders Association

North Texas Home Builders Association 4410 Fairway Blvd, Wichita Falls, TX. 76308 (940)692-2211 (940)692-2214

The North Texas Home Builders Association is looking for a few good people wanting to make their careers in the home building industry. Don’t pass up the opportunity to receive scholarship funds to help jump start your career. Apply Now!! Deadline is May 1, 2012


North Texas Home Builders Association Scholarship Fund

General Description The North Texas Home Builders Association will award scholarships to students pursuing a degree or appropriate certification in fields related to and supportive of building trades/construction industries. This includes, but is not limited to general construction, electrical, plumbing, heating and air conditioning, architecture, surveying, engineering and welding. Each recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student starting the fall semester of the year in which the scholarship is awarded. Applicants must be a student in good academic standing and have a minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale. Students who are currently enrolled in the program or students graduating from high school can make application for scholarship. Individuals previously awarded this scholarship may reapply, but priority is given to first time applicants. Eligibility Requirements Applicants must be a resident of Wichita, Archer or Clay County in the state of Texas. Applicants must enroll as a full-time student as determined by the educational institution in which they attend. Applicants must enroll for the fall semester for the year in which the scholarship is awarded. Applicants must pursue an associate degree or certification in a field related to building trades/construction industry. Applicants must receive a high school diploma from an accredited high school in Wichita, Archer or Clay County in the state of Texas to receive the scholarship award. A student receiving a GED is also eligible for scholarship funds. Acceptance from a certified trade school program also qualifies a student for scholarship consideration. Applicants must submit a letter of recommendation from a school official (teacher, counselor or administrator); a letter of personal reference; a letter of recommendation from an employer or work supervisor (if applicable); and a copy of the high school or college transcript.


Selection and Award of Scholarship Selection criteria The criteria used to evaluate applications for award will be based equally upon the following: *Applicants residence in eligible counties. *Intent to pursue a trade or degree related to building trades/construction industry. *Aptitude toward these related fields as demonstrated through academic achievement in related courses, vocational student organization involvement and work history where applicable. *Ability to communicate clearly defined personal goals in a career related to or supporting building trades/construction industry. *Leadership demonstrated through participation in extracurricular activities and community involvement. Scholarship Award The stipend will be paid directly to the respective student account at the institution the student is or will be attending upon verified enrollment. Or, the stipend can be paid directly to the recipient by presenting an invoice from the respective school along with proof of enrollment. The scholarship may be applied toward the cost of tuition, fees, books, tools, and/or other needs associated with a student’s education in the selected field. Stipulations Upon accepting the scholarship, the student agrees to remain enrolled on a full-time basis (minimum of 12 college credit hours or the required trade school training), attend classes regularly and maintain a satisfactory academic standing. The recipient must allow their name to be published in the local newspapers. In order to be considered for this scholarship, complete application packets must be postmarked by May 1, 2012. Mail completed application packets to: North Texas Home Builders Association 4410 Fairway Blvd. Wichita Falls, TX 76308 Or Email to: info@nthba.com

For additional information contact: Teri Gibson, Executive Vice President 940-692-2211


North Texas Home Builders Association Scholarship Application Form Personal Information: Legal Name_____________________________________________________________ Date of Birth _______________________ Home Mailing Address ____________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ County _________________Telephone _________________ Cell __________________ Email Address _____________________________________________________ Parent’s Name _____________________________________________________ School Information: High School Attended ___________________________________________________________ Address of School (Street, City, State, Zip) ___________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ Have you Graduated? Yes ____ No _____ If No, expected graduation date_____________________ Grade Point Average (include scale) _________ Do you presently attend college? Yes ____ No ____ Name of College ____________________________ Address (Street, City, State, Zip) ________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________ Additional Information: College or Vocational School at which you are enrolled or have applied ___________________ Address of School (Street, City, State, Zip) ___________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ Intended major/field of study ____________________________________________________ GPA if currently enrolled (include scale) _____________________ Have you been accepted? Yes ____ No ______


Estimated cost per year for tuition, books, fees and living expenses _________________ Have you applied for or received other scholarship offers? ______. If yes, please list _______________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________

North Texas Home Builders Association Scholarship Fund

Briefly share why you have chosen this field of study:

Describe your future goals:

Extracurricular activities and community involvement:

Why do you feel you should be selected to receive this Scholarship?


North Texas Home Builders Association Scholarship Fund

Local Newspaper ______________________________ Local Radio Station ________________ Applicant’s signature ________________________________ Date ______________________ Application packets must include the following (1) Official application form; (2) Letter of recommendation from (teacher, counselor or school administrator; (3) Letter of personal reference; (4) a letter from a work supervisor (if applicable); (5) Copy of high school or college transcript. Applicants may be asked to participate in a personal interview process. Applicants will be contacted if an interview is requested.

North Texas Home Builders Association Scholarship Fund North Texas Home Builders Association 4410 Fairway Blvd. Wichita Falls, TX 76308 940-692-2211


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