Charles Sheldon Memorial



Family and friends of Charles Sheldon, a life-time farmer of Moore County, established the Charles Sheldon Memorial Scholarship to benefit members of the Future Farmers of America and/or 4-H Club members from Dumas or Sunray High Schools.


  • Applicant must be a graduating high school senior from Dumas or Sunray High Schools who is a member of FFA and/or 4-H, or college
  • freshman who was a member of FFA and/or 4-H while attending Dumas or Sunray High Schools; and
  • Exhibit community service and leadership.


  • Amarillo Area Foundation (AAF) General Scholarship Application online at
  • Applicants will be required to answer additional questions as part of the application process:
  • Provide a list of FFA or 4-H offices held; and
  • Individual honors won, outstanding achievements, special outstanding recognitions, etc.  Include livestock, land, crop, judging honors, special awards, delegate to conventions, public speaking, exhibiting livestock and crops, and other individual 4-H or FFA honors.  Indicate level of achievement.

Award Selection

  • Outside Scholarship Selection Committee

Scholarship Amount

$500/semester for up to 2 semesters for incoming college freshmen

$500/semester for up to 2 semesters for incoming college sophomores

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 2.5 or better cumulative GPA while in college; and
  • Attend any accredited college/university and major in field of choice.
  • A freshman recipient may reapply for the scholarship going into the sophomore year if all requirements were met during freshman year.

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General Scholarship Application