J.W. Gordon, Jr. and Betty C. Gordon


This scholarship was established by Joe and Betty Gordon in November 1986 for college-bound members of the First Methodist Church of Pampa, Texas.


  • Applicant must be a college-bound high school senior who is a member of the First United Methodist Church of Pampa, Texas


  • Amarillo Area Foundation (AAF) General Scholarship Application online at
  • Applicants will be required to answer additional information as part of the application process:  Verification of membership at First United Methodist Church in Pampa, Texas

Award Selection

  • Outside Scholarship Selection Committee

Scholarship Amount

  • Varies annually 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 2.5 or better cumulative GPA while in college; and
  • Attend any accredited college/university and major in field of choice.

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General Scholarship Application