TASC recognizes 5 outstanding seniors with college scholarships. Completed applications must be submitted online via the TASC website by the December 1 deadline. The Past-President School Advisor is assigned the responsibility for selecting members to judge the scholarship applications and for tabulating the results.
2016 TASC Scholarship Recipients
Cassie Gonzalez.....................Andrews HS
In recognition of the enormous contributions of many students to the Student Council programs, the Texas Association of Student Councils will recognize five outstanding graduating seniors with college scholarships. The amount of each scholarship will be $1,000. Individual councils may nominate no more than two applicants. Completed applications must be sent to the TASC office and submitted online via the TASC website by December 1, 2016.
Applications must be submitted via the website. Click here » to download and print the scholarship form. You will need to complete or have the following pages completed prior to asking your advisor to submit your application.
Advisors must complete the initial information page and upload and submit the following:
Additional Scholarships and Opportunities
We will be adding student scholarships and opportunities as we find them. Stay tuned!
TASSP Academic Excellence and Teens Serving Texas Awards » This form will be available in Fall 2016
U.S. Senate Youth Program
The United States Senate Youth Program, established in 1962 by U.S. Senate Resolution, is a unique educational experience for outstanding high school students interested in pursuing careers in public service. The annual program will be held in Washington, D.C., from March 4 – 11, 2017. Two student leaders from each state, the District of Columbia and the Department of Defense Education Activity will spend a week in Washington experiencing their national government in action. Student delegates will hear major policy addresses by Senators, cabinet members, officials from the Departments of State and Defense and directors of other federal agencies, as well as participate in a meeting with a Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. All transportation, hotel and meal expenses will be provided by The Hearst Foundations. In addition, each delegate will also be awarded a $10,000 College Scholarship for undergraduate studies, with encouragement to pursue coursework in history and political science.
The Texas United States Senate Youth Program is for high school students who demonstrate leadership and an interest in government. Students must be a junior or senior in High School. Interested students must be nominated by the high school principal and/or student council advisor and inform them that you are interested in applying to the Texas US Senate Youth Program. Students must have their recommendation to apply) and submit the completed application and supporting documentation to TASSP by October 15. The student applicant must currently be serving in an elected capacity in any one of the following student government, civic or educational organizations:
NOTE: School clubs (e.g., Chess Club/Honor Society) are not considered civic or educational organizations.
Learn more about the United States Senate Youth Program »
TASC Junior Counselor Positions
TASC SUMMER LEADERSHIP WORKSHOP JUNIOR COUNSELOR SELECTION
An integral part of the TASC Summer Workshop experience is the role of the JC (Junior Counselor). JCs are expected to model high standards of behavior, interact with workshop delegates, work closely with the Workshop Consultant and Director by leading activities on stage and work behind the scenes to ensure the success of the workshop.
In order to be selected as a JC, a student must have previously attended a summer workshop and must be returning to high school the following fall (i.e. graduating seniors are not eligible).
These applications must be submitted online via the TASC website no later than December 1, 2016. The advisor should submit the application. Should there be issues uploading the application, the advisor must email both the TASC Director and the TASSP Receptionist by the submission deadline and request both a received and a read receipt. Follow that up with a phone call to the TASSP receptionist at 512-443-2100 ext. 221 by the deadline.
TASC ADVANCED LEADERSHIP WORKSHOP JUNIOR COUNSELOR SELECTION
High school students are given the opportunity to serve as Junior Counselors at either of the Advanced Leadership Workshops. (Lakeview or Mo-Ranch) It is recommended that applicants have experience with the Summer Workshop Program as JCs or delegates and have a solid record of participation in TASC and NASC activities. Students must be currently enrolled in a high school.
If a student is applying for both Summer and Advanced, both applications must be completed. An advisor’s recommendation can apply to both. These applications must be submitted online via the TASC website no later than December 1, 2016. The advisor should submit the application. Should there be issues uploading the application, the advisor must email both the TASC Director and the TASSP receptionist by the submission deadline and request both a received and a read receipt. Follow that up with a phone call to the TASSP receptionist at 512-443-2100 ext. 221 by the deadline.
If you already have an active TASC account, sign in using your e-mail address as the Username.
Plan now for the year ahead!