Selection Process

  • The review of applications by the Selection Committee is confidential and is made without regard to race, sex, religion, or national origin.
  • Scholarships are awarded for excellence based on academic records, school and community activities and awards, personal essay, and letters of recommendation.
  • Scholarship selections are made in April and scholarship recipients will be notified via email no later than mid-May.
  • Awarded scholarships must be used during the school year immediately following the award.
  • The scholarship monies will be awarded upon receipt of the following:
    • a completed FCFSF Scholarship Letter, and
    • a letter of acceptance on official letterhead from the institution of the student’s choice
  • Funds are disbursed directly to the institution of higher learning and not to the individual recipient. The recipient is responsible for notifying the financial aid office of the institution of their choice.
  • Scholarship recipients who accept a full four-year scholarship (to include tuition, room, and board) from another source or receive an appointment to a military service academy must forfeit this scholarship and notify, in writing, the Fort Cavazos Family Scholarship Fund of their decision by 1 August 2024.
  • Scholarship awards are not renewable.
  • The awards ceremony will be held in person in May 2024.

2022-2023 Scholarship Recipients – Photography by Khanetic Images