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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
I have read the scholarship application requirements and understand that my application will not be considered if any item is missing.
Number and Street
Apt / Unit #
Applicant Phone Number
Qualifying relative is a CURRENT member of TAPT.
File Uploads - Files must be Microsoft Word (.doc or .docx), Adobe PDF, jpeg, or PNG format.
Letter of Support - Principal
Name of High School
Expected Graduation Date
High School Mailing Address
High School Phone Number
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
Proof of Acceptance in College/Technical School