The Helotes Area Chamber Of Commerce

Scholarship Program

Scholarships are awarded to students who plan to enroll full-time in an accredited college or university.
There will be a minimum of three $1,000 scholarships awarded to students graduating in 2019.
Selection is based on essays, grade point average, letters of recommendation, and school and/or
community activities.

Scholarships will be paid to the college or university – in the student’s name.

• Graduating Senior who attends O’Connor, Brandeis, or Harlan High School or resides in
either the O’Connor, Brandeis, or Harlan High School attendance boundary, or a child of an
active HACC member. See Exhibits 1-3 for maps.
• Completed scholarship application.
• Two letters of recommendation from individuals with direct knowledge of your abilities.
• One page essay on the topic: If you were given $10,000 to better your community, what would
you do and why? (500 word minimum)
• Describe one event or person that has influenced your life and why. (300 word minimum)
• List your high school involvement in clubs, athletics, student government, and other
organizations. Please include dates of involvement and what role you played.
• List any honors or awards you received during high school.
• Incomplete applications will disqualify the student from consideration.

1.) Scan and email a completed application to: or
2.) Mail a completed application to:
Confirmation of receipt of application will be sent to the applicant by email when the application is
received. Questions may be directed to
Helotes Area Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 76
Helotes, TX 78023

Application and attachments must be postmarked by April 12, 2019 to be considered for the
2018 – 2019 school year.

(letters of recommendation, essay, and self- description)

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