Scholarship deadlines nearing

Deadlines for many scholarships available for Rockdale High School students are looming, some as soon as this month. The scholarships and applications are now listed on the Rockdale ISD website under the “Counselor Corner” at the high school.

Kathie Bowermon, counselor, listed scholarships, qualifications and deadlines as follows:

• Alpha Tau Delta, general, May 4.

• Bartlett Electric Cooperative, dependent of active Bartlett Electric Co-Op member, at least a 90 overall average, April 1.

• Bluebonnet Electric Co-Op Excellence Program, dependent of Bluebonnet Co-Op member, March 20.

• Blue and Gold Scholarship, general, May 4.

• Carr ROTC Scholarship, Angelo State University, join th ROTC program, minimum SAT/ACT scores, March 15.

• Germaine Dawson Athletic Scholarship, active RHS seniorin athletics, April 13.

• Goss-Michael Foundation—Texas Art Scholarship and ARTVENTURE, visual arts major, April 30.

• Howard Payne University, specific requirements are listed online at

• LeCardon Bleu Culinary Scholarship, culinary major.

• Linwood Acres Garden Club, majoring in agriculture, horticulture, landscape or land/water management, April 6.

• McDonald’s - Erin Crowley Scholarship, communityservice, essay, above and beyond volunteering, April 6.

• Milam County Go Texan Scholarship, member of Milam County 4-H or FFA Club, April 10.

• New Salem FCE Extension Homemakers, general, RHS graduating senior, April 20.

• Ozarka— Ever y Drop Counts, essay, at least 3.0 GPA, March 30.

• Petie Clark and Tommie Clark Memorial Scholarship, military enlistment, May 4.

• Richards Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Schoalrship, healthcare related degree, April 25.

• Rockdale Athletic Booster Club, RHS student athlete, April 13.

• Rockdale Fair Association, Milam County senior, exhibit at least one livestock project at Rockdale Fair during high school, April 13.

• Rockdale PTO, general, April 2.

• Rockdale Rotary Club Academic, 90 GPA or greater, April 13.

• Rockdale Rotary Club Vocational/ Technical, GPA of 80 or greater, April 13.

• SAMMY Award, specific criteria at, March 19.

• Max W. Schlotter Scholarship, Region VI ESC, majoring in education, essay, March 30.

• Slough Foundation Scholarship, at least 3.0 GPA, specific requirements listed on application, March 29.

• Sam Houston State University Smith-Hutson Scholarship, buisness major, highly competitive, at least a 2.5 GPA, March 9.

• Southern Texas PGA Foundation, essay, Junior Golf participation is recommended, April 13.

• Texas Association of Community Schools, essay on career and goals, April 2.

• Texas Sk y ward User Group, essays, April 13.

• Texas Trial Lawyer Association, essay, specifics at, March 30.

• Thursday Morning Reading Club— Bootsie Peebles Scholarship, majoring in medical field, April 17.

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