Texas TRIO Association

Walter O. Mason Education Foundation & Matthew W. Taylor Pre-Collegiate Scholarship Competition

The Texas TRIO Association Scholarship Committee announces the 2022 Walter O. Mason and Matthew W. Taylor Scholarship Competition. Application is now open and is due March 18, 2022. Each project may submit only two (2) applications and shall establish its own criteria for determining which two applications are forwarded to the Scholarship Committee. Program Directors, please submit the selected applications using the scholarship application provided below. Scholarship winners will be announced by May 2022.

To ensure TRIO students understand the scholarship evaluation criteria, the committee provides the following guidelines:

For application and supporting documents:

  • Applicants must include all supporting documents:
    • Personal statement,
    • Two (2) letters of recommendation,
    • Applicant resume,
    • First page of the 2022-2023 Student Aid Report (SAR),
    • TRIO Participant Form,
    • Texas TRIO Association Name and Picture Release Form
Note: The scholarship committee will not score incomplete applications.

Applicants should submit the application and the supporting documents in the formats requested in the application. 

Download the Guidelines, Checklist, Essay Topics, and Forms

Pre-Collegiate Scholarship Application

(Application must be submitted by the Program Director and requires a Google/Gmail account)

Texas TRIO Association (TX-TRIO)  Address:  1225 W. Mitchell St. University of Texas at Arlington,  Box 19356, Arlington, TX 76019  Phone: 817.272.2633  Fax:  817. 272.2616

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