The 2022-2023 Pharr EDC Foundation Scholarship is Now Open and Accepting Applications
Pharr, Texas – The Pharr EDC Foundation, in partnership with the Pharr Economic Development Corporation (EDC) and the City of Pharr, is proud to announce that scholarship applications are now open and available for 2022-2023 graduating Pharr students.
Applications are available online only at http://bit.ly/[3ycSXdK] (English) and http://bit.ly/[3kErkYd] (Spanish) starting TODAY, Monday through Friday between 8 am – 5 pm. The deadline to submit an application is Friday, March 31, 2023, by 5 pm.
“The Pharr EDC Foundation is proud to open the 2022-2023 Scholarship to our community for this academic year,” said Victor Perez, President of the Pharr EDC Foundation and Executive Director of the Pharr EDC. “Our scholarships have been a great financial help to students and we are proud to be part of their journey of achieving a higher education,” he added. “Our goal is to ensure that no student has to put their education on hold as they confront financial challenges or hardships,” Perez continued.
The Scholarship Fund of the Pharr EDC Foundation was created for students of the City of Pharr who are enrolling in a qualifying post-secondary institution. In order to apply for the Pharr EDC Foundation Scholarship, a candidate must meet the following requirements:
- Reside in the City of Pharr
- Be a current high school student graduating during the 2022-2023 academic school year
- Have maintained a grade point average of at least 2.5
- Submit the completed application, essay/personal statement, and required documents no later than March 31, 2023 by 5:00 p.m.
An Advisory Committee composed of Foundation Board Members will review the applications and recommend recipients to the full Foundation Board of Directors. The Pharr EDC Foundation shall notify the chosen scholarship recipient(s) of its decision. All scholarship checks will be processed in a timely manner. Scholarship awards can be used for tuition, room & board, books, or other supplies.
The Pharr EDC Foundation is committed to helping students achieve their educational and career dreams by helping them pay for college at all levels, whether it is for a trade or technical degree or a four-year university.
For more information about the application or should you have any questions, please contact Lilvette Santos, Pharr EDC Foundation Director, at (956) 638-8070 or via email at [email protected].