Brooke Ashton Parker Scholarship

The Brooke Parker Foundation is meant to be a lasting tribute to Brooke who was killed in a head on collision by a drunk driver on November 7, 2016. She lived a vibrant life and was a strong influence on those that knew and loved her. God was a daily part of her life and she lived her days with passion and joy. Brooke was an over-achiever and worked hard at athletics and scholastics and showed determination and grit often surpassing her natural given talents. She served proudly as athletic trainer at Lubbock Cooper Schools. This scholarship is intended to ease the financial burden of a college education for a deserving individual who will go forward in the community, make a difference in the world around them.This $2,500.00 scholarship will be awarded as follows:- The scholarship will be paid in the fall and Spring semesters directly to the college or university in the amount of $625.00 per semester for up to 4 semesters.- The awardee must maintain an average of 2.0 GPA per semester while taking a minimum of 12 credit hours per semester- The awardee must contact the Brooke Parker Foundation in the event of an extenuating circumstance that requires withdrawal from school. The foundation will then decide if the scholarship shall be continued or forfeited. Applicant Criteria- Must be a graduating senior in the West Texas or Panhandle area and planning to attend a college or university or a current student studying athletic training or sports medicine.- Must demonstrate a record of good spirit and works- Pursuing a degree in athletic training, sports medicine, or a similar field.- Must submit a complete application to the foundation or to the high school guidance counselor by the announced deadline of 4/14. - Must be willing to abide by all criteria for payment of the scholarship.- Must be willing to be interviewed by scholarship committed if requested.Please Attach: - List of Scholarships, awards, loans, or grants you have received.- List of high school activities and honors. (organizations, offices held, honors, leadership roles, etc.)- High School transcript of grades.- A letter of recommendation from your high school principal, counselor, teacher, pastor, or friend.Please answer the following questions:- What is your career path and why did you choose it?- Why do you need financial aide to attend college? (Be especially detailed if you have unusual financial circumstances such as loss of income, single parent household, catastrophic medical event, or any other circumstance that might affect your family’s income.)- How do you plan on making an impact on the world and the people around you in the future?- Please tell us anything else you feel is important in choosing you for this scholarship.For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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Award Amount: $2,500
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes