The application will close November 30, 2023 3:00 pm CT or when 100 applications are received, whichever comes first.
APQC has established a scholarship program to assist high school seniors from Houston, TX area counties who are planning to continue their education at a four-year college or university.
The program is administered by Scholarship America®, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarships and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations, and individuals. Eligibility for individual programs is determined at the sole discretion of the sponsor, and eligible applications are reviewed by Scholarship America’s evaluation team.
Applicants to the C. Jackson Grayson Scholarship must:
Scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of:
*Financial need, as calculated by Scholarship America, must be demonstrated for the student to receive an award.
Selection of ten (10) finalists is made by Scholarship America. In addition to the above criteria, the Sponsor selection committee will also consider each finalist’s response to one of the following short essay topics (Scholarship America will not evaluate these responses when selecting finalists):
If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $25,000 award. Up to four (4) awards will be granted.
Awards are renewable up to three (3) additional years or until a bachelor’s degree is earned, whichever occurs first, on the basis of required GPA of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 GPA scale and full-time enrollment.
Awards are for undergraduate study only.
Recipients may also receive internship opportunities with APQC.
All applicants will be notified by the end of February.
Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of APQC. Payments are made in equal installments in August and December.
As part of your application, you must upload the following:
NOTE: If you are providing SAT or ACT test scores, and those scores are not listed on your high school transcript, you will need to upload a copy of your test score report(s) separately.
Your application is not complete unless all required materials are submitted electronically.