Click here for BFT Scholarship Application. The deadline for submitting 2020 applications is Thursday, April 2nd.
Type of Scholarship One-time scholarship to be used toward tuition for an angler’s continuing education at a 2- or 4-year public or private college or an accredited vocational or trade school. Eligibility Applicants must be graduating seniors at TWHS that are members in good standing (All dues/fees paid, required paperwork complete, and UIL eligible) on TWHS BFT. Selection Criteria Scholarship recipients will be chosen based on active participation hours (competitive fishing and volunteer/service hours) and impact they have had on the team. Selection Committee Selection Committee will be made up of (1) TWHS BFT academic sponsor, and (2) at least one adult volunteer whose children are members in good standing on TWHS BFT, but not eligible for scholarship. Number of Scholarships There is no limit to the number of scholarships awarded. Amount of Scholarship The total dollar amount of scholarships awarded shall meet the following criteria:
Individual scholarships capped at $500.00 per angler.
No individual scholarship shall be less than $100.00 per angler.
The total amount of scholarships awarded shall ensure that at least a $1,000.00 balance is carried over into the school year.
The amount of individual scholarships will be determined by the Selection Committee based on the Selection Criteria listed above.
Publicizing Scholarships TWHS BFT Scholarships information will be emailed to all senior team members. Scholarship Guidelines, Application and due dates will be made available online www.twhsbft.org. Documentation All applications, decisions, and scholarships will be documented and files kept for at least 7 years. Documentation shall include the following: Name, Address, Purpose of Award, Amount of Scholarship, Manner of Selection, and Relationship to BFT officers and/or Donors of funds. Scholarship Payments Scholarship payment checks will be made out to and directly mailed to the financial office of the institution of higher learning.