THE FRIENDS OF CONROE, INC.
SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION $2500
WHO WE ARE…
A non-profit community organization formed exclusively to further the common welfare and well-being of Conroe, Texas and the surrounding community. We strive to enhance the quality of life in Conroe and Montgomery County through civic and cultural improvements by involving citizens from all walks of life.
WHAT WE DO…
The Friends of Conroe contribute funds to other non-profit organizations and projects that support our mission statement, as well as provide scholarships to local high school seniors. We produce the Conroe Cajun Catfish Festival and the Sounds of Texas Music Series and feed the community through “Friends Feeding Friends” event held each year at Thanksgiving.
As active volunteers for many civic projects, we are constantly asking our members to balance their volunteer time with jobs and families. We will present college scholarships to deserving students who have shown the ability to balance his/her volunteer time with schoolwork, family, and other obligations.
SCHOLARSHIP APPLICANT QUALIFICATIONS
1. Must have a primary residence in Montgomery County, Texas
2. Must be a graduating senior with a record of volunteerism in the community in non-school sponsored activities and participation in extracurricular school activities
3. Must have college or trade/technical school admission acceptance
*All parts of this application must be completed entirely. Incomplete applications will NOT be considered.
*Scholarship funds will be paid directly to the college, university, trade or technical school being attended. It will be the student’s responsibility to provide the needed information for payment of funds. Scholarship money must be dispersed by the spring semester of 2024.
*The applications will be reviewed, and recipients selected by a committee consisting of volunteers from The Friends of Conroe. The scholarships will be awarded in May 2023.
CHECKLIST (All must be returned for application to be considered.)
___ Completed Application
___ Resume/Activity Sheet if needed
___ Signed Statement of Accuracy for Students
___ Statement of Support by Guidance Counselor
___ High School Transcript
PLEASE COMPLETE THE REQUIRED FORMS AND
RETURN TO YOUR HIGH SCHOOL CAREER CENTER
NO LATER THAN MARCH 24, 2023