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.

Criteria:
• 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.

Submittal:
1.) Scan and email a completed application to: heloteschamber@gmail.com 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 heloteschamber@gmail.com.
Helotes Area Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 76
Helotes, TX 78023

Deadline:
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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