Sharon Jacobus Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is available for graduating seniors planning to pursue a career in education.

Entry Fee

  • No entry fee required.

Portfolio

  • Letter of recommendation from sponsoring ATPI member teacher
  • Written essay
  • Digital portfolio of five images

Deadline

  • Received by April 29, 2022

Rules and Submission Guidelines

  • Student must be a graduating senior.
  • Sponsoring instructor must be a Texas ATPI member.
  • The student is expected to show registration into a program of teacher preparation in order to receive the $500 cash scholarship.
  • Application must include a typewritten essay (no more than three pages) that discusses: where the student plans to attend school, why the student wants to be a teacher, a profile of a teacher that has inspired them and how/why
  • A letter of recommendation from the student’s teacher must be included
  • A portfolio of five images in digital format (JPEG, no more than 5 Mb each) must be uploaded
  • Support for this scholarship is provided by Arlington Camera.

Past Winners

  • 2022 – Emily Smith – Port Neches-Groves HS (Port Neches)
  • 2021 – No recipient
  • 2020 – Emma Kent – The Woodlands HS (The Woodlands)
  • 2019 – Isabelle Vo – Westlake HS (Austin)
  • 2018 – Malone Roberts – Advanced Technology Complex (Denton)
  • 2017 – No recipient
  • 2016 – Jessica Lord – J.J. Pearce HS (Richardson)
  • 2015 – Savannah Pritchard – Texas HS (Texarkana)
  • 2014 – No recipient
  • 2013 – Bethanie James – Trinity HS (Euless)
  • 2011 – Ashley Martin – Cypress Ranch HS (Cypress)
  • 2010 – Monica Borja-Garcia – Trinity HS (Euless)