FOR ANY HIGH SCHOOL JUNIORS OR SENIORS OR ALREADY ENROLLED IN AN ACCREDITED INSTITUTE OF HIGHER EDUCATION WHO WILL BE OR IS MAJORING IN A FIELD  THAT TARGETS THE BENEFIT OF THE DEAF COMMUNITY SPECIFICALLY
(This includes hearing, or deaf or hard-of--hearing students with NO priority consideration given to one or the other)
SCHOLARSHIP

This is a $1,500 full-year scholarship to cover tuition, books and supplies. Recipients may use the funds for any semester, including summer, during the awarded academic school period. The funding for this scholarships is derived soley from the Bishop Family only.  The scholarship award will be paid directly to the school or institution for the purposes stated above. 


QUALIFICATIONS


     Must be a citizen of the United States of America

     Must have applied to or have been accepted or registered in as a full time student to an accredited 

          institution of higher education    (community college, college or  university).

     Must be pursuing a degree on a full time basis at the institution of higher education.

      Must have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 un-weighted scale
                   High School senior – Cumulative GPA is for grades 9-11 and first semester for grade 12
                   College freshman – Cumulative GPA is all of high school and first semester of college
                   College sophomore or higher - Cumulative GPA for all college-level semesters completed




REQUIRED MATERIALS


The following items are required to complete the application process.  


     Application - must be on the original form, typed, and signed.

     (2) Two letters of Recommendation

     High School and/or College transcript – Transcript must be 
          from school, but does not have to be official. The school name, applicant’s name, and GPA must
          be printed on the transcript. GPA stated on application must be verifiable from transcript. Show
          conversion if GPA is documented on scale other than 4.0. College freshman must include high
          school and college transcripts.

     If deaf of hard-of-hearing please provide a recent audiogram from a hearing health professional

          (must not be any older than two years).  Hearing loss on application must be verifiable from 
          audiogram. Again there will be NO Priority Consideration for hearing, or deaf or hard-of-
          hearing students.  This is simply added information of a personal nature about the applicant.

     Proof from Institute of Higher Education that applicant has been accepted and is enrolled as a full
          time student.



 
STATEMENT FROM THE BISHOP FAMILY
     Beginning in April 2017, the family of Currie and Rosalyn Bishop have established a college scholarship to honor their 30+ years of service that they have provided to the cities of Waco and Woodway.  Their faithful and selfless donation of time, finances, hard work and prayer to the Heart of Texas Sertoma Club, Gideons and First Woodway is without question an incredible legacy for our family and those lives they have touched.
     Because of their love and dedication to the HOT Sertoma and the children and students whose lives have been touched by this organization, a minium of a $1500 scholarship annually, to a deserving student who serves his or her community on a reqular basis.  It is very important to Currie and Rosalyn Bishop that the young people of today see the value of service and believing that wholeheartedly that God calls each of us to serve.  
     Thank you Currie and Rosalyn for being such a wonderful example to our family.  We are beyond proud of you as parents and grandparents, but also equally proud of what you mean to so many.  We love you.  
DON'T FORGET THE DEADLINE FOR APPLYING
FULL-YEAR
Scholarship
JULY 1st
of curent
academic year
"Never
  Dream
    About
      Success
  Work
For It"
Bishop Family Scholarship c/o H.O.T. Sertoma
P.O. Box 8710
Waco, Tx 76714
Please mail
completed
application to:

NOTIFICATION TO RECIPIENTS
Scholarship recipients will be notified by July 31st
of each year. We only notify recipients, no notification means the student did not receive the scholarship. We cannot send out lists of recipients to those who do not receive a scholarship.

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of Bishop Family Scholarship Application Document