Valero Services, Inc. has established a scholarship program to assist residents of Houston’s Manchester neighborhood who plan to continue their education in college, vocational school programs, or trade school.
This program is administered by Scholarship America®, the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations, and individuals. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, age, gender, disability, or national origin.
Applicants to the Valero Houston Scholarship Program must:
*All applicants will be required to submit proof of residency with one of the following documents: a copy of their driver’s license, ID card issued by the state of Texas, a utility or water bill, or high school proof of enrollment form.
If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $2,000 award. Up to thirty (30) awards will be granted. Awards may be renewed for up to three additional years or until a bachelor’s degree is earned, whichever occurs first, on the basis of satisfactory academic performance and full-time enrollment.
Awards are for undergraduate study only.
Selection of Recipients
The program will use Scholarship America finalist criteria including the consideration of academic performance, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, work experience, essay, statement of goals and aspirations, unusual personal or family circumstances, and an online recommendation. Financial need is not considered.
Applicants will be notified within two months of the application period. Not all applicants to the program will be selected as recipients. Students may reapply to the program each year they meet eligibility requirements.
Payment of Scholarships
Scholarship America processes scholarship payments on behalf of Valero Services, Inc. Payments are made prior to the start of the Fall semester.
As part of your application, you must upload the following:
Also as part of your application, one online recommendation form must be submitted on your behalf by 3:00 pm CT on June 4, 2020.
Your application is not complete unless all required documents are submitted electronically.