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Application Process

The Hendrick Scholarship application process is open and accepting applications through March 4, 2022. These applications will be used for Fall 2022 funding.

If you have any questions about the scholarship, you may see your guidance counselor or call the Hendrick office at 972-423-2079 for more information. Thank you to Plano ISD for its support of our program and for helping make the process run smoothly. 

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Scholarship Eligibility Criteria

We are seeking to support Plano ISD students who persevered to overcome significant adversity, and are often economically disadvantaged, who are motivated and academically capable of successfully earning a college degree or technical certification. 

Students must submit the application form and accompanying documentation, including an essay and a resume.

All applicants must:

  • Be a recent Plano ISD (Texas) graduate (apply during the last semester of your senior year)
  • Have at least a 3.0 high school GPA (or 2.75 with Honors, AP, IB or dual credit)
  • Financial verification documents: Copy of SAR (Student Aid Report) Report (From completed FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)) or report from Texas Application for State Financial Aid (TASFA).  
  • Have documentation of financial need by providing ONE of the following: a copy of a parent’s current tax return or supporting evidence regarding income such as the IRS W-2 Wage & Tax statement form 
  • Submit a resume describing your current work status, volunteer involvement and extra curricular activities.
  • Submit an essay describing your adversities, how you have overcome them, and what attending college means to you.
  • Two (2) letters of recommendationOne from a counselor or teacher describing your academic and personal potential for academic success in college and another one from either a counselor, teacher, or a personal reference, such as a leader from your church, work or community service.
  • Due date March 4, 2022

* Note that you are applying to participate in a program, rather than just receiving a scholarship award.

2030 G Avenue
Ste. 1108
Plano, TX 75074
Finalists will be interviewed and scholarships will be awarded at each high school’s senior awards night.

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