Scholarship Program

STAR has provided over $554,000 in scholarship to 474 4-H and FFA graduating seniors interested in furthering their education.
The STAR Scholarship program is available to all 4-H and FFA members who meet the eligibility requirements of the Scholarship Program.
For more information, contact: Nelda Barrera at info@gostar.org

Total Scholarships Awarded - $554,000

STAR Scholarship

Scholarship Guidelines & Form

Guidelines and application provided below.  Application is "form fillable."
  • Scholarship Application (fillable)
  • Eligibility Information & Guidelines
  • Turn in applications to:
      Nelda Barrera (phone 279-7956)
      Texas Department of Agriculture
      900 E. Expressway 83
      San Juan, Texas
      Office Hours 8a-5pm only

Application Deadline is November 16th
Note: Download & save the form to your computer before
filling in the application for print/save functions to work correctly.


Interview Informtion

Interview Location
Texas Department of Agriculture
900 E Expressway 83, Suite B
San Juan, Texas 

Google Map

Interview Dates
Sunday, December 9, 2018 (1-8pm)

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STAR Scholarship Interview Schedule

Notice to 2018 Recipients

All 2018 Recipients have until March 3, 2019 to request your scholarship and provide all necessary documents.
2018 Scholarship Recipients Redemption Form

SHINING STAR Scholarship

Queens Contest Guidelines & Form

Guidelines and application provided below.

  • Shining STAR Information & Guidelines
  • Shining STAR Application
  • Turn in application & scrapbook to:
      Nelda Barrera - Texas Department of Agriculture
      900 East Expressway 83
      San Juan, Texas
  • For more information or questions contact:
       Glenda Sanchez @ 956-393-7702 or Laura Guerra Ramirez @ 956-451-6931
      

Application Deadline is December  3rd @ 5pm
Interview Information

Interview Location
Edinburg North High School Library

Interview Date (tentative)
Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 2-5pm


Scholarship Donors & Memorials

Alyssa Marie Torres Memorial Scholarship
Luis Flores, Jr. Memorial Scholarship
Arcadio Guerra Memorial Scholarship
Carmen Guerra Memorial Scholarship
Rafael A. Guerra Memorial Scholarship
Victor Guerra Memorial Scholarship
Hidalgo County 4-H Foundation Scholarship
Whataburger, Inc.
Shining STAR Scholarship
STAR Gala

Historical Scholarship Awards

28 seniors received $32,000 in 2004
30 seniors received $30,000 in 2005
22 seniors received $30,500 in 2006
40 seniors received $30,600 in 2007
36 seniors received $33,950 in 2008
51 seniors received $44,400 in 2009
33 seniors received $30,300 in 2010
43 seniors received $43,400 in 2011
26 seniors received $37,600 in 2012
21 seniors received $37,500 in 2013
27 seniors received $41,750 in 2014
50 seniors received $58,250 in 2015
41 seniors received $54,000 in 2016
34 seniors received $50,500 in 2017
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