Paulus Schroeter Scholarship

This scholarship was established by the Paulus and Opal Schroeter Testamentary Trust to benefit graduating seniors of the 26 northernmost counties of the Texas Panhandle.


Applicant must be a graduating high school senior from the 26 northernmost counties of the Texas Panhandle;

Exhibit community service and outstanding leadership; and

Maintain a cumulative high school GPA of 75 (3.0 on a 4.0 scale).


Amarillo Area Foundation (AAF) General Scholarship Application online at

Award Selection

AAF Scholarship Selection Committee  

Scholarship Amount

$2,500/semester for up to 8 semesters

Scholarship Requirements

*Each semester’s payment is contingent upon meeting the following:

Recipient must attend college the fall semester immediately following selection;

Maintain full-time student status (typically 12 credit hours/semester for undergraduate studies);

Maintain a 3.0 or better cumulative GPA while in college; and

Attend any accredited college/university and major in field of choice.