The Jerry P. Rainey Scholarship Fund focuses on assisting qualifying students who display outstanding potential in their chosen major. Academic excellence, community involvement, and personal character are the primary considerations weighted for selecting a recipient.
a. Must reside in the greater El Paso, Texas - Las Cruces, New Mexico area.
b. Must be enrolled in an accredited university, college or technical school.
c. Must have completed at least 24 credit hours of college coursework.
d. Must have maintained a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
e. Must have contributed or are contributing to the local community.
f. Must not have previously been awarded the Jerry P. Rainey Scholarship.
Application Process. Submit an application packet no earlier than 15 May 2017 and no later than 15 June 2017. Send the completed application packet to the contact information listed on instructions you receive with the application packet form below. The application packet will include:
~ a completed application form;
~ proof of GPA through the Spring 2017 Semester;
~ proof of completion of at least 24 credit hours of college coursework;
~ written or typed essay, 500 words or less, describing contributions to the community and life goals;
~ and, reference letters from two members of the community other than family members.
Chapter IX will award three (3) scholarships of $1000 each on or before August 19th, 2017.
Fill out the form below (name and e-mail) and click on 'continue' to request a scholarship application and packet. After you click on Continue, you will prompted to edit or confirm your name and e-mail address, once you verify that it is correct hit the 'Confirm' button in order to complete the scholarship application request process. You will receive a packet through your e-mail within 24 hours. Again, Application Packets must be returned no earlier than May 15th, 2017 and no later than June 15th, 2017.