Jared Lee Wright Memorial



This scholarship was established by the family of Jared Wright.  Recipient must major in the field of biological science, i.e., medicine, dentistry, pharmacology, nursing, math, science education, research, etc.


  • Applicant must be a graduating senior from Claude High School;
  • Exhibit leadership and community service;
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 75 or above (3.0 on a 4.0 scale) in high school; and
  • Major in the field of biological science.


  • Amarillo Area Foundation (AAF) General Scholarship Application online at

Award Selection

  • AAF Scholarship Selection Committee and fund representatives

Scholarship Amount

  • Typically $500/semester for up to 2 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);
  • Remain in good standing while in college; and
  • Attend any accredited college/university and major in the field of biological science.

If there are no eligible applicants in subsequent years, the award may be awarded to the previous recipient as long as the student meets the scholarship requirements.

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General Scholarship Application