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Pasadena Strawberry Festival

Scholarship Rules and Regulation

1. The name of the scholarship shall be the Pasadena Strawberry Festival Scholarship.


2. Recipients will be selected from graduating seniors of each of the following high schools:

  • a. South Houston High School, Dobie High School, Sam Rayburn High School, Tegeler Career Center, Pasadena High School, Pasadena Memorial High School, Lewis Career & Technology Center Deer Park High School, La Porte High School, and returning students in San Jacinto College - North Central & South Campuses, & University of Houston Clear Lake.

  • b. Consideration will be given to private & home schooled applicants within the school district listed above.

  • c. In addition Current Volunteers of the Festival with 20 or more Service Hours and graduating from High School or attending a Selected College.


3. One scholarship will be presented to the winner of the  Pasadena Strawberry Festival Beauty Pageant. A check will be sent to the College of their choice.


4. The amount of the scholarship will be $1500 each. The scholarship funds will be used for tuition and books. A check will be sent to a College of their choice.


5. Eligibility:

  • a. High school recipients must have graduated from one of the high schools named above with a ‘B’ average (3.0 G.P.A.) during the year the scholarship is awarded.

  • b. College level recipients must show proof of a 3.0 G.P.A., excluding remedial courses.

  • c. All recipients must be full-time students who complete 12 semester hours with a G.P.A. of 3.0.

  • d. All College recipients are eligible for 1 additional scholarship.


6. Requirements for application:

  • a. All candidates must be a US Citizen.

  • b. The candidate must file an application for the scholarship by the DEADLINE DATE on the application.

  • c. The applicant must present an Official transcript of completed high school or college work as appropriate to his/her classification.

  • d. The applicant must attach a typed essay (not less than 500 words) on the Battle of San Jacinto History or the History of the Pasadena Strawberry Festival.

  • e. The applicant must attach a short typed essay (no more than 100 words) or a two minute thumb drive on why you should be awarded this scholarship.


7. Criteria for selection:

  • a. Applicant must be a full-time student in designated high schools or colleges at the time this application is made.

  • b. Applicant must show proof of a ‘B’ average (3.0 G.P.A.), by way of an official transcript.

  • c. Student must demonstrate interest and participation in cultural, academic, or charitable organizations.

  • d. All criteria being equal, need may dictate the recipient of the scholarship.


8. Scholarship funds will be payable to the college where recipient will be attending in the recipient’s name.

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