Scholarships

 

 

 

DUE TO COVID-19 NEW APPLICANT DEADLINE 

HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO JUNE 15TH. 

(Returning applicant deadline is May 27th)

About Scholarships

Boys & Girls Clubs of San Antonio (BGCSA) values the importance of education in the lives of the youth we serve. We celebrate their academic success and the importance of a college education with career goals for the future.

Boys & Girls Clubs of San Antonio is proud to offer scholarships to graduation high school senior and full-time undergraduate students. These scholarships are designed to assist BGCSA members undertake academic study and/or vocational training at an accredited university, college, community college, or trade school. These scholarships are available to BGCSA alumni through funds raised at the Annual Leadership for Education Wine Tasting.   

Apply for a Scholarship

Eligibility
Recipients must meet all of these requirements to be eligible for the scholarship award:

  • Regular membership with Boys & Girls Clubs of San Antonio for at least two years;
  • Current enrollment as a high school senior or full-time undergraduate student;
  • Graduating senior GPA of 80 or higher;
  • Full-time undergraduate student GPA of 2.5 or higher;
  • Enrollment full-time at an accredited U.S. or Canadian college/university.
 
Application Requirements – New Students
  • New Student Application Form
  • Scholarship Agreement
  • Financial Statement Form
  • Official Transcripts
  •  250-word essay describing why you deserve this scholarship, your plans for higher education, and how this scholarship will help you become a successful student.
  • Two (2) Recommendation Forms; no more than one (1) personal and at least one (1) professional – from an employer, school faculty, and/or Club staff.
  • Fall semester course schedule showing full-time status (12 hours or more per term). This is due before disbursement if not available at time of submission.
  • All recipients are required to submit a transcript report twice a year. These reports must be received by April (official copy) and December (unofficial copy) respectively. The reports must include the student’s semester or final grades and student ID number. 
Deadline – New Students
Application packet must be mailed or delivered to the address below no later than June 15, 2020 before 5:00 p.m.
 
Application Requirements – Returning Students
  • Returning Student Application Form
  • Financial Statement Form
  • Official Transcripts
  • Fall semester course schedule showing full-time status (12 hours or more per term). This is due before disbursement if not available at time of submission.
  • All recipients are required to submit a transcript report twice a year. These reports must be received by December (unofficial copy) and May (official copy) respectively. The reports must include the student’s semester or final grades and student ID number. 
Deadline – Returning Students
Application packet must be mailed or delivered to the address below no later than May 27, 2020 before 5:00 p.m.
 
Non-Discrimination Policy
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Antonio awards scholarships on the basis of merit and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, age, or disability. 

Additional Requirements
See application for additional information. 

 

These programs help kids succeed.

100%

100%

of regularly attending high school seniors pursued higher education or military service.

$350,000+

$350,000+

in Boys & Girls Clubs of San Antonio scholarships have been awarded to date.

100%

100%

of high school seniors who regularly attend Boys & Girls Clubs of San Antonio and pursued higher education received scholarships. 


Contact

Club Support Services

123 Ralph Avenue
San Antonio, TX 78204

[email protected]
(210) 436-0686

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