Joe Watson Scholarship


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.


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


  • 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.


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

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