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SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION

Southwest Cowboy Poetry Assoc. & Nara Visa Poetry Gathering

Southwest Cowboy Poets Association and Nara Visa Cowboy Poetry Gathering (SWCPANVPG) consists of ranch and farm minded individuals who strive to preserve the cowboy heritage. This partnership is committed to accomplish that goal with cowboy poetry and cowboy music. 
Offering scholarships to area students who share this goal is an effective process to insure that the cowboy heritage will be preserved. These scholarships are available to anyone who have a love for the western way of life and are committed to a higher level of knowledge. A committee from SWCPANVPG will be appointed each year to select scholarship winners.


SCHOLARSHIP RULES


1.Applicants must be high school seniors who are eligible to enroll and attend an institution of                  higher education or vocational/technical school or to college students who plan to continue                         their education at a college or vocational/technical school.

2.Applicant must be a legal U.S. resident, be less than 21 years of age, and reside within the                      geographic boundaries of Texas, Oklahoma or New Mexico.

3.Each year, at least two $600 scholarships will be awarded to area students who are involved with the                   ranch/farm lifestyles.

4.The recipient must complete the school year with at least a 2.5 Grade Point Average.

5.The scholarships will be payable to the recipient immediately after the semester is completed                       and upon delivery of grades to the SWCPANVPG committee. These scholarship funds are to be
  used at the sole discretion of the recipient.

6.The school chosen by the scholarship recipient must be an accredited college or technical                       school.

7.The attached 2011 Scholarship Application form must be completed and submitted to                      SWCPANVPG no later than July 1, 2016.

8.All completed applications are to be delivered to:
         SWCPANVPG Scholarship Committee, 9425 W. Costley Rd.  Amarillo, TX  79119
9.Questions about this scholarship can be sent to SWCPA or
  click here to email a question to swcpaamarillo@gmail.com

Click here to request a Scholarship Application Form via SWCPA email.

SOUTHWEST COWBOY POETS ASSOC.
IN ASSOCIATION WITH NARA VISA COWBOY POETRY GATHERING
2017 Scholarship Application Form

Peronal Data:

Name: __________________________  ___________________  ________________________________
                    Last name  Middle name        First name 

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    Address:               City    State  Zip

Telephone Number: _______________Cell Number: _____________

Date of Birth:     ___ /___ /____        Sex: __M / F_____

Social Security number: _________________ Email______________________

Household

With whom do you make your permanent home? _________________________
                           Self, Parents, Grandparents etc:
Number of brothers and sisters: _____________
Total number of people in household: _________

Work Experience:
              
  Employer Name    Position       From-Date     To-Date      Hours Week 
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Parents/Guardian

Name/Address: ____________________________________________________________________

Telephone Number: _____________ Cell Number: ______________ Email: ____________________

Occupation ________________________________________________________________________


Education:

High School or College
Name/Address:_____________________________________________________________________
  
If Graduated, What year?________________ GPA_____________(Must be 2.5 or Higher) 

Extracurricular High School Activities  (Please include all activities, sports, clubs, volunteer work, etc)
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(Attach Additional Documents if Necessary)

Documents:

Please attach a copy of the following:
1.High School Transcript
2.Valid State Drivers License
3.Letter of recommendation from principal or teacher

In your own words, please explain below why the committee should consider you as a recipient
of the Southwest Cowboy Poets Assoc./Nara Visa Poetry Gathering  Scholarship:
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(Attach Additional Page if Necessary)


I certify that all information submitted in this application is my own work, true, and honestly presented.
I understand that my application may be dismissed should the information be false. I also certify that all necessary
documents are attached: (i) Copy of High School transcript,t  (ii) Copy of valid SS Card, (iii)  copy of valid drivers license, 
(iv) Letter of recommendation from principal or teacher.


Signature: _________________________________________ Date: ____ /____ /____
        

Please mail this completed form to:
SWCPA
Scholarship Committee
9425 W. Costley Rd.
Amarillo, TX  79119


   

For SWCPA Official Use Only
Date Application Received:_____________  Committee Member__________________
Checklist of Documents:
Copy of valid DL Card _____
Copy of High School Transcript _____
Letter of recommendation from Principal or teacher _____
Additional Documents:____________________________________________________