Our $300.00 Scholarship

We will be accepting applications for next year beginning January 1st, 2019!

Checklist for Friends Scholarship

Please complete the following checklist to ensure a complete scholarship application:

  1. Complete the entire application form. Download application form here.

  2. Include an unofficial high school transcript showing the most recent semester completed.

  3. Include two letters of recommendation from people who know firsthand of your achievements and qualifications. Provide them with your resume and ask for the letters with plenty of time before the deadline.

  4. Include your resume including the following items (no more than 2 pages):

    • Class rank and GPA.

    • Activities and organizations in which you are involved.

    • Honors and awards.

    • Volunteer work and community service.

    • Work experience if applicable.

  5. Include your personal statement (no more than one page typed double-spaced). Explain why you are applying for or deserve this scholarship.  You may want to use one or more of the following suggestions:

    • Your goals for the future and how you plan to achieve them.

    • How your educational and career interests have developed.

    • How your volunteer work at the Bastrop Public Library has contributed to your personal growth.

    • Hardships or obstacles you have overcome.

    • Special circumstances of which the scholarship committee should be aware.


Application deadline:
March 1, 2019

Mail to:
Friends of the Bastrop Library
P.O. Box 670
Bastrop, TX 78602