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Name of Qualifying Relative

Diane Sherwood, Billingsley Memorial, and TAPT Jolene Hawkins scholarships require applicant to be child or grandchild of a current TAPT member.

TAPT/Chalk’s Vo-Tech scholarship requires applicant to be child or grandchild of a current transportation department employee of a Texas school district.

Pat Raney scholarship does not require a qualifying relative.

Deadline – April 1, 2018

The Texas Association for Pupil Transportation (TAPT), a non-profit organization, supports student achievement through its purpose, mission and goals.  In this effort, the TAPT is proud to offer the following scholarship opportunities for Texas students.

Persons desiring to be selected for one of the Texas Association for Pupil Transportation (TAPT) Scholarships listed below must meet the requirements as outlined below:

Meet the application requirements as outlined below

Submit an application before the designated deadline (April 1, 2018)

Include all requested documentation, letters and personal essays

Provide current contact information including email address and cell phone numbers

If required, provide proof of current TAPT membership status of self or parent/guardian

Be available for possible interviews

Available to accept the scholarship at the Scholarship Breakfast as part of the annual TAPT Conference held each June.  

Recipients of the following scholarships will be decided at the April meeting of the TAPT Executive Committee. The selection committee is made up of members of the TAPT Executive Board.  Notifications will be made by the TAPT Executive Secretary.  For more information, please email Marisa@tapt.com.


Student Scholarship Applicants -

Complete online application at www.TAPT.com

Prepare and upload a personal essay outlining the following:

Applicant’s educational and career goals

Community service or other volunteer activities

Extra-curricular or student activities

Leadership roles, honors, or awards

Impact of this grant on your educational plan

Upload letters of support from the following:

High School Principal addressing the applicant’s character and attendance

High School Counselor addressing the applicant’s character and attainability of educational goals

Current teacher addressing the applicant’s work ethic and reliability

Parent or guardian

Proof of acceptance into a 2 year or 4 year program.

Applicant First Name

2017-2018 TAPT Student Scholarship  Application

All fields are required!!

Applicant Last Name

Employing School District

Position Title

Applicant Email

I have read the scholarship application requirements and understand that my application will not be considered if any item is missing.

Mailing Address

Number and Street

Apt / Unit #




Applicant Phone Number

Qualifying relative is a CURRENT member of TAPT.

Active Member

Associate Member

Business Associate

File Uploads - Files must be Microsoft Word (.doc or .docx), Adobe PDF, jpeg, or PNG format.

Personal Essay

Letter of Support - Principal

Name of High School

Expected Graduation Date

High School Mailing Address

Number and Street

Apt / Unit #




High School Phone Number

School District

Applying for which scholarship(s)?
Check all that apply…

Diane Sherwood Scholarship

Pat Raney Scholarship

Billingsley Memorial Scholarship

Jolene Hawkins TAPT Student Scholarship

TAPT/Chalk’s Bus Parts Vo-Tech Scholarship

Name of College or Technical School

City & State of College or Technical School

Parent or Guardian Name

Parent or Guardian Phone Number

Relationship to qualifying relative:

Child of qualifying relative

Grandchild of qualifying relative

Letter of Support - Counselor

Letter of Support - Teacher

Letter of Support - Parent/Guardian

High School Transcript