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Ellis County Syndicate - MERIT Scholarship

Ellis County Syndicate Application

Four $2500.00 scholarships will be available

The following criteria must be met for a student to apply for the scholarship:
  1. Must be a graduating senior who is a member of a 4-H club or FFA chapter within Ellis County at the time of application
  2. Must exhibit at least 2 years in the Ellis County Youth Expo (can include current year)
  3. Applications must be postmarked no later than April 30, 2021
  4. Scholarship recipients will be announced at the awards banquet in May
  5. Questions: Contact Shawn Yarbrough at 972-839-1296
  6. Scholarship applications should be mailed to:
Ellis County Syndicate
Attn: Shawn Yarbrough
PO Box 727
Midlothian, Texas 76065

Redeem Scholarship Instructions

Recipients must be enrolled at an institution that provides an educational program that is acceptable for full credit towards a bachelor’s or higher degree, or offers a program of training to prepare students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation.

Once a student has enrolled at an institution of higher education, the student will receive a bill for the current semester’s expenses (Bursar’s Statement). Ellis County Syndicate must have a receipt of enrollment, which lists all charges incurred by the student. The receipt must have a balance due. The following are the steps each scholarship recipient MUST follow in order to redeem scholarship funds:

NOTE: The following steps must be followed EACH SEMESTER until your scholarship money has been depleted

  1. Obtain the Institution’s Billing Statement (Bursar’s Statement) in your name. Make sure the Billing Statement has your name, your Student Identification Number, and the Educational Institution’s name and address
  2. Obtain a copy of Scholarship Donor Instructions and, or Form from the institution (samples below)
  3. Obtain a copy of the current semester’s class schedule
  4. Obtain a copy of your grades
  5. Mail the above along with Date of Birth AND a completed Institution Donor Form (see sample below) to the Ellis County Syndicate (address above).

Institutional Scholarship Donor Form

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