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The Snead Institute Scholarship Programs

Meet some of our recipients and find out what the qualifications for a Snead Institute Scholarship in Innovation & Engineering and Pre-Law!

Download the application from our website or the Chisholm Trail website and submit it to Chisholm Trail (instructions are on the application) to be considered for the Fall 2020 or Spring 2021 semester. We encourage all qualified women to apply.

Meet some of our Recipients:

Laura Rativa

 

A native from Colombia, Laura Rativa started college at Southwestern University in the Fall of 2017 and graduated this past May with a double major in Political Science and Communication Studies in just three years with a 3.9 GPA, Magna Cum Laude and Paideia with Distinction. She also received numerous Leadership Accolades included Pi Sigma Alpha National Political Science Honor Society, Lambda Pi Eta National Communications Honor Society, and the Free Speech and Civil Discourse Project among others.

 

While in college, she interned with Congressman John Carter, 277th District Judge Stacey Mathews, and practiced as a legal intern with Jackson Walker L.L.P in Houston, Luke Dow Personal Injury Law Firm, and Evans & Herlihy Family and Personal Injury Law Firm. This Fall, Laura will be attending The University of Texas at Austin School of Law to pursue her Juris Doctor with the goal to honor her civic responsibilities to the betterment of the community and to strengthen the principles of America’s Democracy.

Savannah Wallace

I am currently attending the University of North Texas, where I major in Marketing and minor in Political Science while on the Pre-Law track. Once I graduate in 2023, I plan on attending law school to obtain my Juris Doctor degree, with hopes to focus in Corporate or Political law. 

Erin Nolan

I am attending the University of Texas, majoring in engineering and architecture. I'm planning on using my knowledge of the two fields to make buildings that help people and the environment.

Linsey Jensen

The legal career field has allowed me the opportunity to combine my two passions in life - helping others and justice. I aspire to attend law school following my undergrad to focus on a career in advocacy or family law. 

Camryn Whitman

I am attending St. Edward’s University in the Pre-Law and Honors program. My major is Writing and Rhetoric and my minor is Criminal Justice. After receiving my undergraduate degree, I plan on attending law school to become a Criminal Prosecutor.

Tianna Storey

 I am a college freshman attending Texas Tech University and majoring in environmental engineering. During college, I plan to volunteer in STEM-related events and get involved in Lubbock's community garden. I aspire to become an engineer and pursue a career focusing on growing food in harsh environments.

Lanna Ahlberg

I am attending Texas A&M University, majoring in Biomedical Engineering on a pre-veterinary track. 

My dream is to help combine the fields of medicine and robotics into one, in order to improve the lives of many people and animals.

 

The Ned Snead Scholarship for Innovation & Engineering

Type:

Enrolled in the high school engineering program and preference will be given to students demonstrating financial need.

 

Amount: 

Up to two (2) $2,500 scholarships will be awarded to female high school seniors from East View High School, Georgetown High School and/or Chip Richarte High School—2 total, not 2 from each high school.  Upon completion of the first year of college, recipients may re-apply for the scholarship for 3 subsequent years by submitting an official transcript showing a minimum course load of 12 hours of credit per semester successfully completed and a GPA of at least 3.0 (of 4.0). Must major in engineering or a STEM field.

General Eligibility:

Applicants must meet all of the following criteria to be eligible and considered for this scholarship: 

  • A female, high school senior planning to study engineering;

  • Has completed the STEM, mathematics or science track at East View High School, Georgetown High School and/or Chip Richarte High School; 

  • Student has been accepted and enrolled in an accredited college or university for the upcoming year;

  • Must have a minimum 2.5 GPA in high school

  • Must submit two letters of recommendation from teachers of science, mathematics or pre-engineering;

  • 600-word essay explaining why you plan to study engineering and why you should be awarded this scholarship.  Include an example of how you personally have solved a complicated problem by using an innovative technical solution;

  • Please attach official high school transcript;

  • Attend an in-person interview (to be scheduled with finalists).

The Snead Institute is committed to enhancing diversity, equity and inclusion on college campuses. We support women of all backgrounds seeking higher education.

Our scholarships are awarded to qualified applicants regardless of race or ethnicity, and preference is given to those with greater financial needs, all other factors being equal.

Click the link below to download the 2019-2020 Scholarship Application:

 

The Ned Snead Scholarship Fund for Pre-Law

Type: 

An applicant must be a female high school senior who plans to pursue a pre-law course of study and who has been accepted and enrolled in an accredited college or university for 2020.  She must have participated in Teen Court, debate, or criminal courts and procedures courses at GHS, EVHS, or Richarte, or otherwise have demonstrated interest in a legal or political career.  Preference will be given to students who demonstrate some financial need.

Amount: 

One $2,500 scholarship will be awarded for the 2019-2020 academic year.  Upon completion of the first year of college, recipient may re-apply for the scholarship for 3 subsequent years by submitting an official transcript showing a minimum course load of 12 hours of credit per semester successfully completed and a GPA of at least 3.0 (of 4.0).

General Eligibility: 

Applicants must meet all of the following criteria.

  • A female high school senior planning a pre-law course of study

  • Has participated in Teen Court, debate club, or completed a course in criminal courts and procedures or has otherwise demonstrated commitment to pursuing a pre-law curriculum

  • Has been accepted and enrolled in an accredited college or university for the upcoming year

  • Must have a minimum 2.5 GPA in high school

  • Must submit two letters of recommendation from teachers who can evaluate the student’s writing and speaking abilities

  • Must submit a 600 word essay explaining why you should be awarded this scholarship

  • Attach an official high school transcript

  • Attend an in-person interview (to be scheduled with finalists)

The Snead Institute is committed to enhancing diversity, equity and inclusion on college campuses. We support women of all backgrounds seeking higher education.

Our scholarships are awarded to qualified applicants regardless of race or ethnicity, and preference is given to those with greater financial needs, all other factors being equal.

Click the link below to download the 2019-2020 Scholarship Application:

 
For more information on Scholarship Opportunities, please contact our partners at Chisholm Trail.
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