Joe Watson Scholarship

Background:

The Joe Watson Scholarship is awarded to graduating seniors from HEB ISD or a child of a City of Hurst police officer. This scholarship was established to provide financial assistance for students planning a career in a field related to law enforcement.

Amount:

The number and amount of scholarships are determined annually by the organization.

Funds may be used for:

Tuition, fees and books.

Geographic limitations:

Hurst ISD Schools  Hurst, TX

Eligibility:

  • Graduating seniors in good standing
  • Plans to attend an accredited college or university
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Involved in school and community activities
  • Establish financial need
  • Have career plans in a field related to criminal justice
  • In addition to an application, students must submit two letters of recommendation – one from a teacher and one from an individual not related to the student.

Deadline:

The deadline is set annually by the Joe Watson scholarship committee. Please contact Doris Elston at the City of Hurst office for further details.

Renewals:
For deadline and renewals, please contact Matia Messemer with the City of Hurst at 817.788.7013.

How to apply:
The application is available from Matia Messemer at 817.788.7013.

Scholarship Acceptance Form