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SCHOLARSHIP
INFORMATION
SCHOLARSHIPS TYPE 1
For deaf or hard-of-hearing high school seniors or existing college students
SCHOLARSHIP

This is a $1,000 full-year or a $500 mid-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 these scholarships is derived from the fundraising efforts of the Heart of Texas Sertoma Club only.  The scholarship award will be paid directly to the school or institution for the purposes stated above. 


QUALIFICATIONS


      Must have a minimum 40dB bilateral hearing loss, as evidenced on audiogram by an SRT & PTA of 40dB or
            greater in both ears.

     Must be a citizen of the United States of America


     Must be accepted and registered as a full time student at a Texas 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 cumulative2.0 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.

     Recent audiogram from a hearing health professional (must not be any older than two years).
          Hearing loss on application must be verifiable from audiogram.

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

 
DON'T FORGET THE DEADLINES FOR APPLYING
FULL-YEAR
Scholarship
JULY 1st
of curent
academic year
MID-YEAR
Scholarship
JANUARY 1st
of curent
academic year
"Never
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HOT Sertoma
P.O. Box 8710
Waco, Tx 76714
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completed
application to:
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NOTIFICATION TO RECIPIENTS
Scholarship recipients will be notified by July 31st (full-year applications) or by January 31st  (mid-year applications)

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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