Student Recognition


TASC Senior Scholarship

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.  

2020 TASC Scholarship Recipients:

Zoey Croft, Bastrop High School
Maggi Gallapsy, Hardin-Jefferson High School
Alexandria Mitchell, Bastrop High School
Paloma Palmer, Eastwood High School
Jenna Williamson, Texas High School

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 submitted online via the TASC website by December 1.

You will need to download and print the scholarship form. Then complete or have the following pages completed prior to asking your advisor to submit your application.

  • Student Information pages 1 and 2 (Page two is the activities section.)
  • Student Statement
  • Advisor's Recommendation
  • Second Recommendation
  • Transcript

Students must print or complete and save the student information pages and student statement. The second recommendation page must be given to the appropriate person as well. The advisor must complete the Advisor Recommendation. The form may be emailed to the advisor and second recommender so that it can be completed and then printed. (These are fillable forms, so you can email the entire form and ask individuals to complete only the portion that applies to them.)

All sections must be submitted to the advisor who can upload the application via the TASC website. All materials should be scanned and uploaded as one document. Do not use Google for this. Should the advisor have problems unloading the document, call 512-443-2100 ext. 8520 or email [email protected] 

Click here to view and print the 2020-21 TASC Student Scholarship Application »   

Click here to Submit online for 2020-2021»

Advisors must complete the initial information page and upload and submit  the following:

  • Student Information Pages 1 and 2
  • Student Statement
  • Advisor's Recommendation
  • Second Recommendation
  • Transcript.
  • Warning: Upload as one document.

Additional Scholarships and Opportunities

We will be adding student scholarships and opportunities as we find them. Stay tuned!

Prudential Spirit of Community Awards »

Application for State Farm Youth Board »

GE Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program »

Texas School Safety Teen Summits »

Scholarships that Reward Leadership and Service »

TASSP Academic Excellence and Teens Serving Texas Awards » (Principal must be a TASSP member)


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. 

COVID-19 UPDATE: The 59th annual United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP) will be held in an online format for 2021. Washington Week ONLINE will take place March 14 – 18, 2021 and will be a fully immersive learning experience incorporating the key elements of the program week in an exciting, interactive format.

Two students from each state will be selected to attend the online program and each will receive a $10,000 undergraduate college scholarship. Students must attend the entirety of the program to receive the scholarship. Students may qualify to apply through leadership positions they currently hold per the USSYP official criteria for the current 2020-2021 academic year, OR if students are unable to hold leadership positions this year due to the pandemic, they can submit a qualifying position held during the 2019-2020 academic year. All student leadership positions are subject to the judgement and verification of the state selection administrators.

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/TASC by November 13, 2020. The student applicant must currently be serving in an elected capacity in any one of the following student government, civic or educational organizations. See the official website for more specific information.

  • Student Body: President, Vice President, Secretary, or Treasurer
  • Class President, Vice president, Secretary or Treasurer
  • Student Council: Representative
  • District, regional, or state-level civic or educational organizations representative
  • National Honor Society officer (Only elected officers are eligible)

NOTE: School clubs (e.g., Chess Club/Language Honor Societies) are not considered civic or educational organizations.

2020-2021 Texas Application for U.S. Senate Youth Program »

Click here for the 2020-21 Official USSYP Brochure » Check the brochure for official qualifications.


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 working 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 The advisor must submit the application.

Please note: you can upload ONE  document file only (to include your creativity page and photo of self.). If you have more then one document combine them to one PDF file before uploading.  Do not use Google doc links, etc.

Click here to download the 2020 Summer Leadership Workshop JC application »     
 
(Please note that you will be asked to submit a photo of yourself (jpeg) in the online application. Be sure that the applicant is identifiable in the photo(s) submitted. Upload all as one document.)
Submit online  »
      *Double check to be certain you are uploading the Summer JC application here. 


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 highly recommended that applicants have experience with the Summer Workshop Program as JCs or delegates and have a solid record of participation in TASC state and district events and activities. Students must be currently enrolled in a high school. JC's are selected based on a point system.

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. The advisor should submit the application. 

Please note: you can upload ONE file only. If you have more then one document combine them to one PDF file before uploading.  Do not use Google docs or Google doc links.  

Click here to download the 2020 Advanced Leadership Workshop JC application »  (Upload this as one document.)
Submit online »   Warning: Upload as one document. 
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Double check to be sure you are uploading the Advanced Leadership Workshop Application here.