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)
      

Application Deadline is November 15th
Note: Download & save the form to your computer before
filling in the application for print/save functions to work correctly.


Interview Informtion

Interview Location (tentative)
Texas A&M AgriLife Research & Extension Center - Weslaco
2401 E. Business 83 - Weslaco, Texas
Click here for a Google map.

Interview Dates (tenative)
Sunday, December 10, 2017 (2-8pm)
Monday, December 11, 2017 (6-8pm)
STAR Scholarship Interview Schedule
2017 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:
      Tonya Hill (phone 566-0442)

Application Deadline is November 15th
Interview Information

Interview Location
St. Joseph Catholic Church School in Edinburg
119 W. Fay Street - Edinburg, Texas
Click here for a map and directions.


Interview Date (tentative)
December 19, 2017 @ 1-5pm

The process will take approximately 3 hours.  Any conflicts or issues should be communicated to Committee Chair, Tonya Hill at 566.0442.

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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