Patricia J. Fairchild Memorial



This scholarship was established by Louis Fairchild and many family members and friends in memory of Patricia J. Fairchild.  Mrs. Fairchild was a well-loved and respected teacher at Puckett Elementary School for 23 years.  Scholarship is for seniors that attended Puckett Elementary and are graduating from Amarillo High School, with a preference for students planning to pursue a degree in Liberal Arts.


  • Applicant must be a graduating high school senior from Amarillo High School;
  • Have attended Puckett Elementary School for a minimum of three years; and
  • Have a minimum high school GPA of 3.5 to apply.


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

Award Selection

  • AAF Scholarship Selection Committee

Scholarship Amount

  • $250/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);
  • Maintain a 3.0 or better cumulative GPA while in college; and
  • Attend any accredited college/university and major in field of choice (preferably Liberal Arts).

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General Scholarship Application