Deadline: Thursday, March 8, 2018
This form required when applying.
BRAUNFELS FOUNDATION TRUST
THE FIRST STEP
VOCATIONAL AND TECHNOLOGY SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION
High School seniors living in the attendance zones of either the Comal ISD or New Braunfels ISD and who are seeking certification in a Vocational/Technical Career or a two (2) year Associate’s Degree for an entry level job in the Vocational/Technical field.
- Complete the 2018 BFT First Step Vocational/Technology Application (Other applications will not be accepted. Deadline Thursday, March 8, 2018)
- Provide two (2) letters of reference.
- A copy of your High School Transcript
- Write a personal statement specific to this scholarship describing the career and educational goals you plan to attain within the next two (2) years and why you should be considered for this scholarship. (limit 1 Page)
- If awarded a scholarship, plan to attend a scholarship reception in your honor at the McKenna Event Center Ballroom on April 26 at 5:30 p.m. to receive your award. Recipients are also invited to the Braunfels Foundation Trust Celebration Luncheon October 1, 2018.
Vocational/Technical Career I am seeking:________________________________
Name: __________________________________ Date of Birth:_________________
Personal Email address:_________________________________________________
Personal Phone Number:____________________________
Mailing Address: ________________________________City_________________________ Zip__________
Father’s Name____________________________ Current Occupation______________________________
Mother’s Name ___________________________Current Occupation ______________________________
Parent/Guardian Email address:____________________________________
Parent/Guardian Phone Number:____________________________________
With whom do you live? Both Parents ___ Mother Only ___ Father only _____
Other: (explain) ______________________________________________________
Parent Address, if different from yours_________________________________________________________
Number of family members living at home______
Number in college next Fall _____
How do you plan to pay for your schooling?______________________________________________________
Name of High School _________________________________________________________________
High School Counselor:______________________________________________________________
Graduation Date ______ GPA ______ Class Rank _______ of _______
The Vocational/Technical Institutions and Associate Degree Programs to which you have applied:
___________________________________________________ Admitted ? Yes____ No____ Waiting ____
____________________________________________________Admitted ? Yes____ No____ Waiting ____
____________________________________________________Admitted ? Yes____ No ____Waiting ____
List the Area (s) of Training for which you will use this scholarship:___________________________________
HIGH SCHOOL ACTIVITIES AND EXPERIENCES:
School Activities: ___________________________________________________________________________
Positions of Responsibility & Leadership: ________________________________________________________
Honors & Awards: __________________________________________________________________________
Community Activities: _______________________________________________________________________
Work Experience/ Employers and Dates of Employment:
I hereby attest that the information I have provided in this application packet is true. I understand that I am solely responsible for knowing scholarship requirements and for the completeness and quality of my application. I will not be given an opportunity to add additional information/documentation after the deadline. I also understand that all scholarship committees’ decisions are final. Deliberations of said committees are confidential and will not be disclosed to applicants.
(Attach Personal Statement, Copy of your Official High School Transcript and Two (2) Letters of Reference)
Signature of student: ______________________ Date:_________
If student is under 18 years of age, signature of parent authorizing the release of all information requested.
Parent /Guardian signature:
CIS Contact Signature:
Photograph/Media Consent and Release
I hereby consent and authorize Braunfels Foundation Trust (the “Trust”) to take photographs or motion pictures of me; or to produce videotapes, audiotapes, closed circuit television programs, web casts, or other types of media productions that capture my name, voice, and/or image (any of the foregoing types of media as well as any portions of my Scholarship Application and/or correspondence to the Trust are called the “Materials” in this Consent and Release form).
I authorize the Trust to copyright the Materials, and I authorize the Trust to use, reuse, copy, publish, display, exhibit, reproduce, license to third party, and distribute the Materials in any educational or promotional materials or other forms of media, which may include, but are not limited to marketing publications, catalogs, articles, magazines, recruiting brochures, billboards, websites or publications, electronic or otherwise, without notifying me. I waive any right of privacy associated with the Materials as well as the right to inspect or approve the finished product, including written or electronic copy, wherein my likeness appears. I also agree that the Trust may identify me by name and other identifying information.
I agree that I am participating on a voluntary basis and I will not receive any payment from the Trust for signing this release or as a result of any publication of the Materials.
I hereby hold harmless and release and forever discharge the Trust from all claims, demands, and causes of action which I, my heirs, representatives, executors, administrators, or any other persons acting on my behalf or on behalf of my estate have or may have by reason of this authorization.
I am 18 years of age and am competent to contract in my own name, or if not, that I have secured the signature of my parent or legal guardian. I have read this release before signing below and I fully understand the contents, meaning, and impact of this release.
Signature of Parent/Legal Guardian
Braunfels Foundation Trust First Step Scholarship
Below are Some Examples of High Demand Occupations
Types of Demand Occupations Requiring Post/Secondary
Vocational Training/Certifications including but not all:
Advanced Manufacturing — Construction
- Aircraft Mechanics / Service Techs
- Welder Journeyman
- Computer Systems Analyst
- Computer Software Engineer, Systems Software
- Network & Computer Systems Administrations
- Network Systems & Data Communications / Analysts
- Computer Software Engineers, Applications
- Nursing Aides, Orderlies, Attendants (CNA)
- Licensed Practical & Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVN’s)
- Medical Secretaries
- Surgical Technologists
- Medical Assistants
- Pharmacy Technologists
- Emergency Medical Techs & Paramedics
- Psychiatric Technicians
- Massage Therapists
- Medical Transcriptionists
- Bus & Truck Mechanics – Diesel Engine Specialists
- Emergency Medical Technician
- Legal Admin. Assist.
Requiring Associate Degrees including but not all:
- Civil Engineering Technicians
- Metals Technology
- Computer Support Specialists
- Regional Nurses (+ Baccalaureate)
- Dental Hygienists
- Radiologic Technologists & Technicians
- Respiratory Therapists
- Physical Therapists – Assistants
- Medical & Clinical Laboratory Technicians
- Veterinary Technologists & Technicians
- Medical Records & Health Information Technicians
- Occupational Therapist Assistants
- Culinary Arts
- Hospitality Management