2023 Scholarship of Excellence application

Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative will award $2,500 Scholarships of Excellence to eligible high school seniors graduating in the 2022-23 school year who will attend a community college, junior college, college or university in fall 2023 to pursue a non-vocational bachelor’s degree or attend an accredited trade or technical school, community college, junior college, college, pursue a trade or technical certificate, associate degree, or bachelor’s degree in a vocational field.

To be considered for a Bluebonnet scholarship, the applicant must:
• Be a senior of a high school or an accredited Home Extended Studies program who is graduating in the 2022-23 school year.
• Reside in the home of a parent or legal guardian who is a current Bluebonnet member with an active account and whose primary residence is within the outer boundaries of Bluebonnet’s service area.
• Provide a copy of current high school transcript with high school grade point average (GPA) through the latest semester completed.  
• Submit a completed 2023 Bluebonnet Scholarship of Excellence application packet, which is available at bluebonnet.coop. The application must be submitted online by 5 p.m. March 24, 2023.
To be considered for a Bluebonnet Scholarship of Excellence, the applicant must submit an online application and copy of current high school transcript with class size, ranking and a grade point average (GPA).
Applications must be completed, signed and submitted by 5 p.m. Friday, March 24, 2023. Fields marked with * are required. Submissions will not process if all required fields are not completed. Applications started cannot be saved and completed later. 

If you have questions about the applicaiton, please contact Karen Urban by email or phone
All completed applications will be reviewed and verified by Bluebonnet’s Scholarship Committee.

All applications and attachments become the property of Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative and will not be returned. 

Recipients will be notified by mail on or before April 14, 2023 if selected as a Scholarship of Excellence recipient. 

The $2,500 scholarship will be paid in one lump sum to the financial aid, scholarship or business office of the recipient’s chosen school in July 2023 and applied to the recipient’s school account.

Scholarship application

Mailing address
Are your mailing and physical addresses the same?
Physical address
Degree or certificate you'll be pursuing 
Application type
For graduating high school seniors pursing a bachelor's degree
For graduating high school seniors pursing a certificate or associate's degree

List up to 10 major leadership roles throughout your high school career. Include community and school volunteer and elected/appointed leadership experiences. List levels of involvement as L = Local, R = Regional, S = State and N = National. Judges will focus on the quality of experiences, rather than quantity. 

Year Leadership role Level of involvement Role, responsibilities, duties and/or accomplishments

List up to five awards or honors you have received at school and outside your school. Judges will focus on the quality of awards/honors, rather than quantity. 

Year Award/Honor How did you achieve this award or honor?

List up to 10 extracurricular activities in which you have been involved at school and in your community. Judges will focus on the quality of activities, rather than quantity. 

Year Activity Role in activity

List up to 4 employment experiences over the last 4 years. Provide average hours per week and a description of skills throughout your employment.

Year Average hours per week Job-related skills and duties
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Please upload a copy of your most recent transcript
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Bluebonnet Scholarship Committee and certify
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