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Available Scholarships

Applications for the NBACF 2017 Scholarship Program are now closed.

2017 Anthony Chalupa Memorial Scholarship ($250 or higher)
Seniors at New Braunfels Christian Academy will be able to apply for a new scholarship in 2017 in memory of Anthony Chalupa, a well-loved father, husband and member of the NBCA family, who passed away from cancer in 2015. Anthony’s wife, Megg Chalupa, and New Braunfels Christian Academy wanted to create the Anthony Chalupa Memorial Scholarship Fund with New Braunfels Area Community Foundation to continue her husband’s legacy of inspiring, teaching and encouraging others, ingenuity, and Christian values.

The Anthony Chalupa Memorial Scholarship Fund will award a minimum of a $250 scholarship to at least one student per year. There is not a required field of study, but special consideration will be given to those applicants pursuing an education in technology, IT, or Business.

2017 Comal 4-H Scholarship ($1,000)
The Comal 4-H Scholarship is available to a current high school senior who plans to attend a college, university or vocational school in the Fall of 2017. Applicants must be active in the Comal County 4-H Program and must have been a participant for a minimum of two years. Applicants will be selected on the basis of participation in 4-H projects, activities, leadership, character and scholastic record.

2017 W.G.L. Jr. Scholarship (two $1,200 scholarships)
Created more than 20 years ago by a New Braunfels family, the W.G.L. Jr. Scholarship Fund helps further the education of Canyon High School graduates. The scholarship is open to those students in the top third of their class who are planning on pursuing a four-year degree. Awards are based on need, character and financial need.

2017 Karl and Beth Hittle Scholarship ($1,000)
The Karl and Beth Hittle Scholarship Fund was established by Karl and Beth Hittle in February of 2015. The fund will award scholarships, beginning in 2016, to a student(s) who, in order of priority:
* Is a current senior graduating from New Braunfels or Canyon High School;
* Has maintained a GPA of 2.5 or higher (on a 4.0 scale);
* Will be attending Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas; or
* Will be attending an accredited Christian seminary; or
* Will be attending a vocational or trade school.

2017 Logan’s Legacy Memorial Fund Scholarship
The Logan’s Legacy Memorial Fund was established by the family and friends of Logan Nash Davidson in 2014 to assist graduates of Canyon High School who are pursuing secondary education opportunities such as trade schools, specialty schools, junior college, law enforcement and the military.

2017 New Braunfels Area Car Club Scholarship
The New Braunfels Area Car Club Scholarship provides graduating seniors the opportunity to continue education in a field related to the automobile industry. Applicants must be a resident of the area covered by membership in the New Braunfels Area Car Club (Comal and Guadalupe counties).

2017 Ola Armstrong Scholarship, The GVTC Foundation ($20,000)
Recipients of the Ola Armstrong Scholarship are those that exemplify characteristics of community involvement by volunteering in the communities in which they live. The 2017 scholarship amount is $20,000, payable up to $10,000 per semester with the option to disburse funds across several semesters if desired.  The GVTC Foundation will require proof of enrollment and a copy of the current tuition bill for each disbursement.  All funds will be paid directly to the school.

Applicants must:
* Live within the GVTC service area and must subscribe to at least one GVTC service;
* Attend a public, private or home school for no fewer than two academic years at the time of the award;
* Be in senior year at school;
* Have applied to and subsequently been accepted in an accredited college, university or technical/vocational school at the time of funding of the scholarship;
* Exhibit academic excellence by having maintained an accumulated GPA of 85 or higher for junior and senior years of high school; and
* Participate in community service, volunteer work, or obvious contribution to the family household or business.

2017 Ritchie T. Sorrells Scholarship for Leaders, The GVTC Foundation ($20,000)
Recipients of the Ritchie T. Sorrells Scholarship for Leaders are those that exemplify leadership qualities and hold a leadership position in their current school, community organization, club or committee. The 2017 scholarship amount is $20,000, payable up to $10,000 per semester with the option to disburse funds across several semesters if desired.  The GVTC Foundation will require proof of enrollment and a copy of the current tuition bill for each disbursement.  All funds will be paid directly to the school.

Applicants must:
* Live within the GVTC service area and must subscribe to at least one GVTC service;
* Attend a public, private or home school for no fewer than two academic years at the time of the award;
* Be in senior year of high school;
* Have applied to and subsequently been accepted in an accredited college, university or technical/vocational school at the time of funding of the scholarship;
* Exhibit academic excellence by having maintained an accumulated GPA of 85 or higher for junior and senior years of high school;
* Hold or have held a leadership position within school, club, committee or activity; and
* Exhibit leadership qualities that have made a positive change within the area you lead using innovation or technology.

Questions or comments may be directed to Betty Taylor, NBACF Scholarship Coordinator, at betty@nbacf.org or (830) 606-9597.