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Scholarship Applications Now Open

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library

High school seniors may now apply for a $500 scholarship made possible in part by the Friends of the Grand Prairie Library
Post Date:01/14/2019 2:00 PM

In partnership with the Friends of the Grand Prairie Library, the Grand Prairie Public Library System will hold a scholarship competition for high school seniors planning to attend college in the fall of 2019. The winner will be awarded $500 toward their college tuition.

Applications are open through March 31, 2019. The application and more information may be accessed by visiting gptx.org/scholarship. 

In order to qualify, students must

  • be a Grand Prairie resident and a graduating high school senior
  • plan to enroll in a college or university as a freshman in the fall of 2019
  • have an active Grand Prairie Library Card (available online or at any library location)
  • have volunteered a minimum of 10 hours at a Grand Prairie Library location between June 1, 2018 and March 31, 2019 (more about volunteering)

The scholarship application will include a personal statement, and an essay on the topic of the library’s role in local and global communities. 

Contact library_scholarship@gptx.org with any questions.

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