Download the application and requirements forms here.

 

The Bear Branch Elementary PTA provides scholarships each academic year for two graduating high school seniors who attended Bear Branch Elementary and will graduate from an Humble ISD high school. The amount of the first place scholarship is $1,000 and $500 for second place.

 

PURPOSE

To support students who are focused on achieving career goals through higher education and who have been involved in community service. In evaluating each application, the Scholarship Committee will also consider participation in school activities and scholastic merit.

 

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • Applicant must be a graduating high school senior from a high school in Humble ISD.
  • Applicant must have attended Bear Branch Elementary at some point during their elementary years.
  • Applicant must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 or its equivalent (letter of verification required).
  • Applicant or applicant’s parent/guardian must be a member of a local PTA/PTSA in good standing (signature from current PTA/PTSA president or membership chair verifying membership).
  • Applicant must plan to be enrolled full-time in an accredited college, university, or technical institute.
  • Applicant must not be in the immediate family of a BBE Scholarship Committee member.
  • Applicant must email completed application and required paperwork to Tammy Spijkerman, Scholarship
    Chairperson, at volunteers@bbepta.com by 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 14, 2021. Incomplete or late
    applications will not be considered.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

In order to qualify for this scholarship, the application must be accompanied by the following:

  • Essay: A typewritten, double-spaced 250-300 word essay describing how a PTA event or program inspired you or helped you choose a career path. Some BBE PTA events include Red Ribbon Week, Fall Fest, Art Masterpiece, Reflections, Bike Rodeo, Beautification, Everybody Counts, Memory Book Club, Science Lab, or Veteran’s Day. See the rubric for how the committee will score the essay.
  • Activities: List at least three extracurricular activities during your high school years that you are most proud of, with a brief description of why you selected each. These activities may include, but are not limited to, work experience, awards, community involvement, and special honors/recognitions.
  • Letter of recommendation from a teacher, counselor, or principal from your current high school.
  • Photo: A recent photo.

 

SELECTION AND APPLICATION

 

The BBE PTA Scholarship Committee will review applications, and the recipient will be notified and honored at the BBE Senior Celebration for the Class of 2021 graduates.
The scholarship will be awarded to the individual, with payments made directly to the educational institution. The applicant chosen to receive the scholarship award must submit a copy of their letter of acceptance from the educational institution, along with the institution’s business address, to the Scholarship Committee. Upon receipt, a check made payable to the institution will be sent to the student. All entries submitted will become the property of the BBE PTA and will not be returned. Contact Tammy Spijkerman at volunteers@bbepta.com with questions.

 

The BBE PTA Scholarship Committee will review applications, and the recipient will be notified and honored at the
BBE Senior Celebration for the Class of 2021 graduates.
The scholarship will be awarded to the individual, with payments made directly to the educational institution. The
applicant chosen to receive the scholarship award must submit a copy of their letter of acceptance from the
educational institution, along with the institution’s business address, to the Scholarship Committee. Upon receipt,
a check made payable to the institution will be sent to the student. All entries submitted will become the property
of the BBE PTA and will not be returned. Contact Tammy Spijkerman at volunteers@bbepta.com with questions.

 

 

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The ads and shout out are for 5th Grade ONLY

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Please share your BBE photos with the Yearbook. Here are the ways to share photos:On the grade level or BBE PTA facebook pages, e-mail them to yearbook@bbepta.com please include the grade level of the student, and on the Balfour Image Share App. Once the app is downloaded on your phone or device create a username and password to upload photos, the project number 102164.

 

 

 

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 High School Senior Scholarship
Applications for the PTA Scholarship are available under the tab "Our PTA".
All applications must be emailed to volunteers@bbepta.com by 4:00 p.m. April 14.