Scholarships

Robert A. (Bob) and Margaret W. Kesterson

Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 1989 by Margaret Kesterson for a working student in the 26 northernmost counties of the Texas Panhandle who plans to attend or is attending Amarillo College or West Texas A&M University.

Eligibility

  • Applicant must be a student in the top 26 counties of the Texas Panhandle who plans to attend or is attending Amarillo College or West Texas A&M University and major in any field of study;
  • Must be working part-time and plan to work while attending college/university; and
  • Must exhibit financial need and exemplify leadership and community.

Application

  • Amarillo Area Foundation (AAF) General Scholarship Application online at aaf.spectrumportal.net

Award Selection

  •  AAF Scholarship Selection Committee

Scholarship Amount

  •  $250/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 2.5 or better cumulative GPA while in college;
  • Maintain at least part-time employment; and
  • Attend Amarillo College or West Texas A&M University and major in field of choice.

Apply Now

General Scholarship Application