Town Lake (TX) Chapter $20,000 Scholarship
Each year, the Town Lake (TX) Chapter selects a graduating African American High School senior, from the Austin metropolitan area, to receive the Town Lake (TX) Chapter Scholarship. The student must be in the top quartile of their class with a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA, graduating under the Recommended High School Plan, and be involved in extracurricular activities. Financial need is also considered. Recipients receive a $5,000 annual scholarship for four years, for a total of $20,000. Additionally, the Chapter supports Huston-Tillotson University and Austin Community College with $2,500 scholarship awards to deserving students with academic promise.
The Town Lake (TX) Chapter will review applications in the Spring from African American high school seniors attending a university or college in the Summer or Fall of 2023. Applicants must meet the following criteria.
- Be in the top quartile of class rank (3.0 GPA or higher)
- Be graduating under the Recommended High School Plan
- Be involved in extra-curricular activities
- Financial need is considered
- Relatives of The Links, Incorporated are ineligible to participate as a candidate for the scholarship
- All applicants need to disclose if they are related to a member of The Links, Incorporated and if so, how are they related
Only completed applications will be considered. Applications must include:
- completed application with one-page essay;
- SAT/ACT scores
- official high school transcript;
- original photograph; and
- a letter of recommendation from the student’s counselor or a teacher.
The annual scholarship is awarded in two-semester payments and is sent directly to the college/university. The scholarship recipient is required to maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.5 each year.
Current Scholarship Recipient
The Town Lake (TX) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated selected Omolivie Eboreime from Round Rock High School to receive The Town Lake (TX) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated 2022 College Scholarship. Omolivie will attend Harvard University and major in PreMed/BioEngineering.