CFEF Scholarship Application

The Cy-Fair Educational Foundation ("CFEF") is an educational non-profit 501(c)3 organization chartered under the laws of the state of Texas on May 20, 1970 to provide scholarships for qualified graduates of the Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District.

STUDENT APPLYING MUST BE A GRADUATING SENIOR IN CYPRESS FAIRBANKS ISD.

All students applying must be a graduating Senior from Cypress Fairbanks ISD. The deadline to apply is January 28, 2020. Students must provide supporting documentation to their counselors by February 4, 2020 or their application will be considered incomplete.


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Part One: Personal Information




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Please check EACH scholarships you wish to apply for:
1. Cy-Fair Educational Foundation Scholarships and Endowments - Scholarships will be awarded at each high school. Number of awards and amount to be determined by the available funds. Scholarships are anticipated to be in the amounts of $2,000 and $10,000 disbursed over a two-year period.
2. Eric Bassett Memorial Scholarship - One scholarship awarded in the estimated amount of $20,000 funded over a four year period to a senior of Cy-Falls High School or Cy-Fair High School who will attend Texas A & M University. You must have submitted an application and transcript to Texas A & M University to be considered for this scholarship.
3. Cecil Hall Scholarship - Two scholarships awarded over four years with an estimated award amount of $20,000 to CFISD students who will attend Texas A & M University. You must have submitted an application and transcript to Texas A & M University to be considered for this scholarship.
4. Adam Jackson Skinner Memorial Scholarship - One scholarship awarded to a student from CFISD with high school drama, choir, team sports or debate participation. Estimated award of $15,000 funded over two years provided the student meets the annual requirements.
5. Dynegy Scholarship - One scholarship in the estimated amount of $500 awarded to a deserving student of CFISD.
6. Watson Family Foundation Scholarship - One scholarship in the estimated amount of $500 awarded to a deserving student of CFISD.
7. Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital Scholarship - One scholarship in the estimated amount of $1,500 awarded to a CFISD student who will pursue studies in the healthcare field.
8. Kevin Borgfeldt Memorial Scholarship - One scholarship in the estimated amount of $500 awarded to a student of Cy-Fair High School. Student to receive this award must be in the band program.
9. Charles Cook Memorial Scholarship - One scholarship in the estimated amount of $500 awarded to a FFA student from Cy-Fair High School.
10. John & Cheryl Johns Scholarship - One scholarship in the estimated amount of $20,000 awarded to a student pursuing a degree from the University of Texas at Austin
11. Terry Taylor Memorial Award - An award in the estimated amount of $5,000 for a student pursuing a major in criminal justice.
12. Toshiba Endowment Award - Three awards in the estimated amount of $5,000 for students pursuing a major in science, technology, engineering or math.
13. Edwin C. Schroeder Trust Scholarship(s) - Awards in the estimated amount of $1,500 for students attending a campus of the Lone Star College system. Awards available starting in the fall semester and total awards determined based on available funding.
14. CFEF Leonard Brautigam Center Scholarship - Two scholarships in the amount of $1,500 each awarded twice a year to a Leonard Brautigam Center graduate.
15. In Memory of David Boatright - One scholarship in the estimated amount of $2,000 awarded to a Cypress Falls High School student with community service or service over academics.
16. The Bridgeland Council Endowment - One scholarship in the estimated amount of $5,000 awarded to a Cypress Fairbanks ISD senior that is a resident of Bridgeland.
17. In Memory of William S. Jackson & Marie L. Ingle - One scholarship in the estimated amount of $2,000 awarded to a Cypress Fairbanks ISD senior that will be attending the University of Texas.
18. Paul R. & Nancy G. Borneman Memorial Scholarship - One scholarship in the estimated amount of $2,000 awarded to a Cypress Fairbanks ISD senior that will be attending the University of Houston and shall be pursuing a degree in Education.
19. In Memory of Christine E. George - One scholarship in the estimated amount of $2,000 awarded to a Langham Creek Student who plans to pursue a teaching degree with a major in English, Music or History.
20. Cypress Running Club - Two scholarships in the estimated amount of $2,000 awarded to one boy and one girl who are currently in cross country at a CFISD High School.
21. InterLinc Family Foundation Scholarship - Two scholarships estimated at $32,000 for two graduating seniors from Cypress-Fairbanks ISD paid over 4 years.
22. The James C. Spillane Endowed Scholarship for Construction Science - One scholarship awarded in the estimated amount of $2000 to a graduating CFISD senior who will be attending Texas A&M University and majoring in Construction Science.
23. Stephen P. Hajduk Memorial Scholarship - One scholarship in the estimated amount of $2,000 awarded to a Cypress-Fairbanks ISD senior attending an accredited Texas College or University planning to pursue a career as a Fireman or a Policeman. 
24. Towne Lake Endowment by Caldwell Companies - One $5,000 scholarship for a student who lives in Towne Lake.  
25. Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Auxiliary - One scholarship in the estimated amount of $6,500 for a student who is pursuing a degree in the medical field.
26. In Honor of Jadi Johnson - One scholarship in the estimated amount of $2,000 for a Cypress Creek student who is planning to attend Texas A&M University.

Part Two: Financial Information

This section applies to Applicant and Parent(s)/Guardian(s)

If you are chosen as a finalist, your acceptance is subject to the CFEF verification of your submitted high school transcript and tax return information.



Please supply your parent's adjusted gross income as shown on last year's federal income tax return.





Part Three: Activities Information

List on this page the names of all organizations, societies, and/or clubs that you have been or are presently a member of during your 9th, 10th, 11th, or 12th grade years. Also include religious activities, community service involvement, honors, leadership positions or special recognitions you have received.









Part Four: Applicant Essay

In the space below, the STUDENT/APPLICANT is to write a grammatically correct essay which provides background information you feel would demonstrate why you are deserving of a scholarship and financial assistance. Please include any special circumstances that may help to qualify you for student aid. Please include your career/educational/life goals. This is an important and critical section used in the evaluation of your application, so please use this as an opportunity to be thorough and provide reasons why you should be a selected applicant. (Essay space expands)

Part Five: Confirm and Submit

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