AUSTIN – State Representative Doc Anderson has announced a scholarship opportunity for eligible High School students within House District 56. The 2013-2014 Texas Armed Services Scholarship has been created to assist promising students throughout the state who are committed to education and service. It encourages young leaders to participate in the Texas Guard, Army National Guard, or Air National Guard, or to become commissioned officers in the United States armed services. The scholarship will provide recipients with up to $10,000 per academic year for up to four years (out of the five years allowed for graduation) toward undergraduate education at any Texas university with an active ROTC program. (Currently, this includes 32 public and private institutions.)To be eligible, a student must meet academic criteria including:
To receive the scholarship, a student must:
If you are a constituent or a child of a constituent in House District 56 and are interested in this scholarship, please contact Jessica McKinney in the district office or Tracy Morehead in the capitol office, no later than Friday, May 31st 2013.
Rep. Charles “Doc” Anderson