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Two steps are required to renew scholarships available for renewal*

1. Complete the online renewal application. Renew Now

2. Submit an official transcript which includes grades from the immediate past Fall semester.

Your school may send it electronically directly to or mail a sealed copy to:

Scholarship Director

East Texas Communities Foundation

315 North Broadway, Ste. 210

Tyler, Texas 75702

Please have all information into the Foundation by February 1 to assure your scholarship is paid before your tuition bill is due!

If you have questions concerning your scholarship, contact our office at (903) 533-0208.

* Renewable scholarships usually include: Barbara Bass Community College Scholarship; all the Braithwaite Scholarships; Dr. E.H. Caldwell; East Texas Geological Society; Winifred George; Jean and Jim Gulley; Richard and Mary Lou Hamm; Allen and Nancy Locklin; Glenn and Vivian Prater; both Gladys and T.B. Stewart Scholarships; Carroll and Casey Gurganus; Kathy’s Kids; Martha Critchfield; Rhonda Penry; both Moughon Scholarships; John Harris and Hugh Brown scholarships.