PAN AMERICAN ROUND
TABLES OF TEXAS
Local PART Scholarship Criteria
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Juan-Parr Updated 2019
- The Pan American
Round Table of Alamo-San Juan-Pharr awards scholarships to one or more
students from one of the six high schools each year. This is done on
an alternative basis with the following Pharr- San Juan- Alamo High
Schools: P.S.J.A. Early College High School; P.S.J.A. Memorial Early
College High Schools; P.S.J.A. North Early College High School; P.S.J.A.
Southwest Early College High School; P.S.J.A. Thomas Jefferson T-Stem
Early College High School; and P.S.J.A. Collegiate High School.
- Charles Wilson
Hackett Memorial Scholarship of $2,000 is awarded to a graduate
student for outstanding achievement in Latin American Studies at the
University of Texas at Austin.
- Jeannie Hunter Hackett
Memorial Scholarship of $2,000 is awarded to an outstanding Latin
American undergraduate at the University of Texas at Austin.
- Mitty Guerra Memorial
Scholarship, in the amount of $2,000.00 is awarded annually to a
Hispanic woman residing in Austin who has shown determination in overcoming
barriers to accomplish her educational goals. Application deadline March
of each year.
- Bessie K. Johnson Scholarship
- This scholarship is in honor of our founder, who also helped to found
PART II in Brownsville, PART of San Benito, and PART of McAllen. She also
assisted in organizing several international Tables. This scholarship
is awarded every year.
- Clara L. Ely Scholarship
- Clara L Ely was a very close associate of Bessie K. Johnson and together
they attended the first Inter-American Conference of the Alliance of Pan
American Round Tables in 1994. This scholarship is awarded every year
- Susana Schwarm Scholarship
- Susana Schwarm served as Director of PART I from 2007 to 2009. During
her tenure the Table celebrated its 75th Birthday and joined the Alliance
of Pan American Round Tables. She helped initiate the planning of the
54th State Convention. This scholarship will be awarded yearly as memorial
funds are available.
- Pan American Round Table
I Members Scholarship - This scholarship is awarded upon the recommendation
of the Finance Committee in accordance with available funds. The funds
for this scholarship are usually raised at the Silver Tea, a PART I biennial
- This scholarship is awarded
annually by the Pan American Round Table of Conroe to assist a female
student from Montgomery County in pursuing her studies in the state
of Texas. Applicant Qualifications: An applicant must be a female high
school senior or college student who is a U.S. citizen and a resident
of Montgomery County. She must plan to attend or be enrolled in a college
or university in Texas. The high schools are limited to Conroe High
School, Caney Creek High School, Hauke High School.
- The criteria for selection
of recipients is as follows:
- The recipient shall
be a person with an interest in fostering mutual understanding among
the countries of the Western Hemisphere in the areas of history,
culture, language, government, business and/or the arts.
- If the recipient is
an undergraduate or graduate student, the student must demonstrate
financial need. The recipient must be a citizen of the United States
or of a country of the Western Hemisphere who intends to return
to his/her native country.
- If the recipient is
an undergraduate or graduate student, the recipient shall be enrolled
or intend to enroll in Texas A & M University– Corpus Christi, Texas
A & M University–Kingsville or Del Mar College.
- The recipient must
enroll in a minimum of twelve college credit hours and maintain
a 2.5 grade point average or better on a four-point scale.
- A Graduate student
recipient must enroll in a minimum of nine graduate college credit
hours and maintain a 2.5 grade point average or better.
- If the recipient is
a faculty member applying for an enhancement grant, he or she must
be a faculty member at an institution in the South Texas region.
- Fort Worth Table I
currently offers two scholarships per year in the amount of $500 each
to worthy persons who are attending a college or university in Fort
Worth or the surrounding region and who have attained a junior or senior
level classification. The young person so assisted and the amount of
money to be endowed shall be determined yearly by the Executive Board
of the Table with approval by the membership. Updated
Refer to https://parthouston.org/ for
Scholarship Details (9/1/2020)
- An applicant must be a
female student (undergraduate sophomore or any level graduate student)
enrolled in an accredited public or private college or university in
Bexar County, Texas. The student may be a U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent
resident of the U.S., or a foreign student from a country in the Western
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