Auxiliary Katy ISD Senior Essay Scholarship 2021-2022 Theme:
“Why is it important to honor our veterans?”
The Veteran’s of Foreign Wars Auxiliary Post 9182 of Katy Texas is pleased to offer a $2000 scholarship to a deserving Katy ISD High School Senior.
Eligibility Requirements :
Open to a high school senior who is a son. daughter, granddaughter, or grandson of a Veteran who has served honorably or son, daughter, granddaughter, or grandson of a member of the military with active duty status.
- Must be a United States citizen.
- Must provide evidence of active duty status or veteran status having served honorably
- Must be a high school senior enrolled in a high school in Katy ISD or a Katy ISD home school program.
- Must not be convicted under state or federal law for sale of possession of illegal drugs or
any other crime.
- Must agree to authorize VFW Auxiliary Post 9182 of Katy to publicize the scholarship award with a photo.
- Must be accepted to an accredited university/college.
Documents to Submit with Application:
- Link to Application This form may be filled in on line and printed or saved on your computer.
- A copy of the Veteran’s honorable service demonstrating an honorable discharge, DD-214 or a letter from commanding officer certifying active duty status or a copy of duty orders.
- A copy of recent high school transcript or report card.
- Acceptance letter stating student status from an accredited university.
- A resume of employment, awards, community service for the past four years.
- Essay (of no less than 350 or no more than 500 words) on the topic:
“To Be Announced“
The essay will be judged on adherence to the theme, style, originality and overall quality.
- One letter of recommendation.
- Essay and all supporting documents to be emailed to email@example.com,
or mailed to
VFW Post 9182 Auxiliary
Attention: Jo Anne Hays
6206 George Bush Drive
Katy, Texas 77492
- All documents must be received by March 4
- Winner will be announced at Senior Award Ceremony or notified by phone or mail by May 1
- A check in the award amount will be sent to the student’s school.
- The school will provide the VFW Auxiliary Post 9182 with a receipt for the award amount receive and credited to the student.