The NTS Scholarship Program is available to persons completing their high school education who desire to further their education so that they can acquire the knowledge and skills to better prepare for the future. The intent of the program is to encourage individuals to demonstrate civic responsibility and scholastic achievement.
Amount and Disbursement of Scholarship
Up to five (5) $1000.00 scholarships will be awarded by the NTS Scholarship Program Committee. The scholarship will be made available prior to the beginning of the first semester once the committee receives proof of enrollment. No money will be paid directly to the recipient. A check will be mailed to the institution’s Scholarship Office.
The recipient must be a person completing their high school education whose address at which they legally reside (by self, parent or legal guardian) must be within one of the following cities in the State of Texas: Abernathy, Brownfield, Burkburnett, Colorado City, Hale Center, Idalou, Iowa Park, Lamesa, Levelland, Littlefield, Meadow, Morton, New Deal, O’Donnell, Olton, Pampa, Ropesville, Slaton, Smyer, Tahoka, Whitharral and Wilson. High School seniors and nontraditional students can apply. Non-traditional students include those students attending private, parochial, home school or have obtained their GED.
The recipient must submit a current photo along with the completed scholarship application and an approximate 500-word essay stating their future plans and how this scholarship will aid in those plans. The essay should be either typed or hand printed. Two (2) letters of recommendation are required and must be from either a school administrator, current teacher or coach, or a current employer. Letters of recommendation cannot be from a relative of the applicant. Additionally, the applicant must submit a copy of their official transcript. Click here to download the NTS Scholarship Program Application Packet.
The application must be delivered or mailed to:
NTS Communications, Inc. NTS Scholarship Program
ATTN: Daniel Wheeler
1220 Broadway Ste. 100
Lubbock, TX 79401.
The application must be received by Thursday, March 1, 2018 and the winners will be notified by May 1, 2018.