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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.

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

​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

Scholarships are reserved for students attending any accredited institution.

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 program Director, America Adame

Two Pens on Notebook


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

  • EMAIL the completed form to by March 31, 2024 or 

  • MAIL the completed form to Amarillo Wesley Community Center, 1615 S. Roberts, Amarillo, TX 79102 by March 31, 2024

  • 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 2024.

Recent Scholarship Recipients

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For Current Recipients of the
Los Barrios De Amarillo scholarship

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