2020 Take a Page Out of
James Clemons’s Book Scholarship
$1,000 Book Scholarship
This scholarship may be used at any two or four-year College or University
(Trade, Technical and Cosmetology Schools are ineligible.)
African-American high school senior attending school in Tarrant County or Grand Prairie, Texas who has a desire to major in education or a college student who graduated from a Tarrant County or Grand Prairie, Texas high school who majors in Education:
Minimum of 3.0 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale
Completed Scholarship Application
Application must be submitted electronically and required documents (for college students only) must be postmarked by February 14, 2020
If applicant becomes a finalist, a personal interview may be required. Finalists will be notified of interview by March 16, 2020. If distance is a concern, the interview could be conducted on a platform like Google Hangouts or Zoom.
Before you begin the application have the following items available to upload:
(High School Senior) Completed Academic Profile signed by your school counselor CLICK HERE FOR ACADEMIC PROFILE
2-3 pages, typed essay, 1” margins, doubled spaced, 12 point - Times New Roman font style on the topic: Identify a person you have used as a resource to “take a page out of his/her book” (i.e. exemplify his/her character). How did this help you accomplish a goal?
(College Student) Official college transcript - Transcript must be unopened with the school’s seal along the back of the envelope. It must be postmarked by February 14, 2020. Submitting an unofficial transcript will disqualify your application.
2-3 pages, typed essay, 1” margins, doubled spaced, 12 point - Times New Roman font style on the topic:
Identify a person you have used as a resource to “take a page out of his/her book” (i.e. exemplify his/her character). How did this help you accomplish a goal?
Mail Official Transcript to:
The Arlington Foundation for Excellence in Education | Attn: Scholarship Committee | P.O. Box 150301 | Arlington, TX 76015
Scholarship funds will be disbursed directly to your college or university upon receipt of proof of enrollment.
For more information, please contact: Scholarships@arlingtoneducation.org