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We support, encourage, and promote higher education.

Los Barrios de Amarillo is proud to provide scholarships to students to pursue their dreams through higher education. We are able to support students pursuing career and technical certificates, associate degrees and bachelor’s degrees.

Our two-year scholarship program for students seeking an associate’s degree, trade school degree, or other certification, awards a $2,000 scholarship to be paid in $1,000 installments per year for two years.

Our four-year scholarship program for students seeking a bachelor’s degree, awards a $4,000 scholarship to be paid in $1,000 installments per year for four years.


Scholarships are reserved for students attending: 

   •    Amarillo College 
   •    Clarendon College 
   •    Eastern New Mexico University
   •    Frank Phillips College 
   •    Texas Tech University  
   •    West Texas A&M University

Interested students must meet certain criteria and requirements to be considered.  Applications are available in December of every year and the deadline to complete applications are March 1st the following year.

We provide a mentorship program to empower our recipients through a positive relationship of encouragement and accountability for a successful educational outcome.

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Key Requirements for Initial Applicants

​Plan to attend:

  • Amarillo College

  • Clarendon College

  • Eastern New Mexico

  • Frank Phillips College

  • Texas Tech University

  • West Texas A&M University

​Please make sure you meet the following criteria and include the following documents:

  • One letter of recommendation

  • GPA of 3.0 (80)

  •  A 400-word essay (choose a topic from second page of PDF form)

  • A copy of your high school transcript

Key Requirements for Following Years

  • GPA 2.5 (77 or above) for the previous year

  • A copy of college transcript

  • Proof of enrollment with a minimum of 9 hours

  • Must maintain regular contact with our President, Mary Bralley in the Group Me app.

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  • Download and complete the PDF (ALL line items must be COMPLETED)

  • EMAIL the completed form to by March 1, 2023 or 

  • MAIL the completed form to Amarillo Wesley Community Center, 1615 S. Roberts, Amarillo, TX 79102 by March 1, 2023

  • To be considered for this scholarship, this application must be complete.

  • Once selections are made, the applicant may be contacted for an interview.

  • You will be notified by May 2023.

Recent Scholarship Winners

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