Scholarships

Viper Nation Education Foundation
Excellence in Education
Scholarship Application 2019

Several scholarships opportunities are available to full-time seniors attending Vandegrift High School. Completed applications should be submitted to the VHS Counseling Office by 4:00 pm on Monday, April 30th, 2019. 

To access the scholarships listed below with the exception of The Irish Wong Memorial Fund for the Creative Arts (see below), download the Complete Scholarship Form here.

  • The Viper Nation Education Foundation (VNEF) Scholarships: several $1,000 scholarships will be awarded on the basis of academic standing and involvement in sanctioned or approved VHS organizations and other off-campus organizations. These scholarships are based on merit and not on financial need. They will be awarded to a student with a major in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math).
  • Drs. Brent and Jennifer Cardwell Medical Scholarship: one (1) $1,000 scholarship will be awarded based on major and interest in Medicine or the Biomedical Sciences.
  • Four Points News: $ 500 scholarship will be awarded to one (1) student who will be attending Texas Tech University and/or with a major related to Journalism.
  • Mark and Karen Wisniewski Scholarship: one (1) $2,500 scholarship for a female attending an accredited University with a major in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math). Preference will be given if student has financial hardships or is the first in her family to attend college.
  • Bhatt Family/Four Points Dermatology Scholarships – two (2) scholarships of $1,000 each for two (2) students interested in pursuing careers in Medicine or Science but who display a well-rounded community service oriented background.
  • Concordia/Viper Nation Education Foundation Community Scholarship: two (2) scholarships of $2,000 each ($1,000 per semester), to be awarded to two (2) students who will be attending Concordia University as full-time students.
  • The Iris Wong Memorial Fund for the Creative Arts: one (1) $1,000 scholarship to be awarded to one (1) student on the basis of academic standing and review of the applicant’s portfolio and/or resume and answers to questions in the application. Iris Wong held a deep love and appreciation for art and everything creative. To honor her spirit, Iris’ family created this endowment to help others with a similar passion begin their post-secondary education in either a fine arts or performing arts discipline. Download the scholarship application here.
  • The Strong Bodies Strong Minds Scholarship: VNEF will award one (1) $1,000 scholarship to a senior athlete from Vandegrift High School who participated in athletics at and graduated from Canyon Ridge Middle School and one (1) $1,000 scholarship to a senior athlete from Vandegrift High School who participated in athletics at and graduated from Four Points Middle School. Download the scholarship application here.

2018 Excellence in Education Scholarship Winners 


2018 VNEF Scholarship Recipients
Congratulations to these 2018 Vandegrift High School seniors who represent an impressive array of graduates who will pursue degrees in the STEM fields, business, art and medicine. We applaud their hard work and wish them great success in their higher education journey. Special thanks to our generous individual sponsors and our supporters around the community for honoring these students with scholarships.

 

 

Cardwell Family Scholarship/Cedar Park Pediatrics and Family Medicine:
$1000 scholarship
Ashwin Kalidas
University of Texas at Austin

Mark and Karen Wisniewski Scholarship:
$2,500 scholarship
Adeline Carter
University of California, Los Angeles

Four Points News:
$500 scholarship
Whitney Tran
Texas Tech University

Bhatt Family / Four Points Dermatology:
$1000 scholarship
Ami Patel
University of Texas at Dallas

Bhatt Family / Four Points Dermatology:
$1000 scholarship
Savanna Ullmann
University of Florida

Iris Wong Memorial Scholarship for the Creative Arts:
$1000 scholarship
Ashlyn Whiteside
Rider University

Viper Nation Education Foundation Scholarships: 5 (five)
$1000 scholarships

Richard Dang
Texas A&M University

Sachin Desai
University of Texas at Austin

William Fisher
Texas A&M University

Trent Gamel
Duke University

Matthew Poole
University of Florida