Scholarship Application 2022

THE BRIGADIER GENERAL WILLIAM “TOM” MEREDITH
HONOR SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

  • Academic Year

 

  1. OVERVIEW
  2. Introduction: Our 12th annual RED HORSE and Prime BEEF Association (RHPBA) Scholarship Program will be available for the 2022-2023 academic year.  We expect to award a minimum of two $1,000 scholarships depending on the number and quality of applicants.

The RHPBA Honor Scholarship Program was created in 2010 and remains focused on offering financial assistance to current dues-paying RED HORSE and Prime BEEF Association members and their immediate families seeking to further their education by attending an accredited technical institution, college or university of their choice.  This program is supported entirely through funds acquired from donations, contributions and fund-raising efforts.

  1. Scholarships are awarded to:
  2. High school seniors successfully meeting the respective high school graduation criteria
  3. GED recipients
  4. Home school students meeting the public high school graduation requirements for their respective state planning to attend or are attending accredited institutions of higher learning, including vocational and technical institutes
  5. Undergraduate students with at least two semesters remaining prior to graduation.
  6. The Application Process: Consists of an Application Form and accompanying attachments identified in Section II - GUIDANCE.
  7. Who’s eligible to Apply? The program is available to a family member of an RHPBA member in good standing (annual dues are current). A family member can be a member’s son, daughter, stepson, stepdaughter, adopted son, adopted daughter, grandson, granddaughter, spouse, and includes the member.  
  8. How to Apply: The scholarship application process is identified in this document, located on the RHPBA website Home Page.  Click on “(RED HORSE and Prime BEEF Association - Gen Tom Meredith Scholarship Program (rhpba.com) containing information, instructions, and guidance for applying.  Please direct any inquires to Scholarship Selection Committee Member Don Boone via email (scholarship@rhpba.com), or text (518-441-7639).
  9. The Application Submittal, Review & Assessment Process: See Section II – GUIDANCE
  10. Receipt of Scholarship Award: Funds will be mailed directly to the successful award winners   
  11. Submission Deadline: August 15, 2022 for the 2022-2023 school year.

 

  1. GUIDANCE
  2. APPLICATION COMPONENTS
  3. In order to qualify for scholarship award, the applicant must comply with and submit the following:
    1. Application Form – see Section III – APPLICATION FORM (Online)
    2. Attachments:
  • Letter of reference from someone other than a family member, familiar with the applicant’s academic, social, extracurricular, or other value-based criteria relevant to this program
  • A personal essay of approximately 500 words highlighting your career goals
  • Transcript of your academic record for the current or previous school year
  • Verification of enrollment in your accredited institution of higher learning
  • Individual photo (minimum 3” x 5”) from waist up, taken within 90 days

 

  1. APPLICATION SUBMITTAL
  2. Complete the “BG TOM MEREDITH HONOR SCHOLARSHIP – APPLICATION FORM” in Section III and submit by clicking on the "Submit Application" button at the bottom of the Form.
  3. Email the following attachments, which accompany the Application Form to scholarship@rhpba.com:
    1. Letter of Reference
    2. Personal Essay
    3. Transcript
    4. Verification of enrollment
    5. Individual photo
  4. The Application Form and accompanying attachments must be submitted no later than August 15, 2022 to be considered for award.
  5. Be sure to identify your submittal documents as, “THE BRIGADIER GENERAL WILLIAM “TOM” MEREDITH HONOR SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM” and include your name and date of submittal.
  6. Scholarship Selection Committee will acknowledge receipt of applicant submittal shortly after receipt.

 

  1. SELECTION CRITERIA
  2. The successful applicants will be chosen by the RHPBA Board of Directors following review and recommendation from the Scholarship Selection Committee.
  3. Selection criteria incorporates the following interest areas:
  4. Goals and Aspirations
  5. Achievements
  6. Academics
  7. Activities & Employment
  8. References
  9. Strength of Application

 

  1. NOTIFICATION OF RESULTS
  2. The RHPBA will notify the winning recipients and all other applicants no later than August 31st

III.  APPLICATION FORM (Online)

 

BG TOM MEREDITH HONOR SCHOLARSHIP – APPLICATION FORM

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I certify that the information contained herein, including all supporting attachments, is accurate, current and true to the best of my knowledge. I further understand that submitting false information may result in my disqualification for the financial scholarship. If selected for this scholarship, The RED HORSE and Prime BEEF Association has my consent to release my name and photo in order to promote this scholarship program among the Association membership.

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Submit this Application Form and the specified attachments as directed in SECTION II -

Please direct any inquires to Scholarship Selection Committee Member Don Boone via email (scholarship@rhpba.com) or text (518-441-7639

Thank you for taking interest in and applying for the Brigadier General "Tom" Meredith Honor Scholarship award. On behalf of our RHPBA members and Board of Directors, you have our best wishes for a positive and successful academic future.

RED HORSE and Prime BEEF Association

Scholarship Selection Committee