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Special Scholarship

Special Scholarship Award Application information.


  • Scholarships are awarded to residents of Trinity County who are pursuing a nursing or technical degree and other special circumstances.
  • This is a special scholarship and therefore not awarded annually. This scholarship is intended to give our older students a chance of training or retraining in a specialized technical field.
  • Up to $500.00 will be awarded directly to the student.
  • Eligibility: Must be age 20 and older and a resident of Trinity County for past five years.
    1. Must be age 20 and older.
    2. A resident of Trinity County for past five years.
    3. Be enrolled in an accredited school.


Application Process


  • Fill out VFW application form.
  • Submit a letter of acceptance from the Technical School or a transcript if already enrolled.
  • The Scholarship Committee will review and verify the information on the application.
  • The committee will submit the application with its recommendation to the members for a vote at the next monthly meeting or as soon as possible.
  • This special scholarship is awarded one-time only but can be renewed the following semester if monies are available by submitting your transcript to the Scholarship Committee.
    1. The Scholarship Committee will submit its recommendation to the members for a vote at the next regular meeting.


Click Here to download application form.

For additional information on the VFW Special Scholarship contact VFW Post 6899 at 936-594-9467 or email at info@vfwpost6899.org.

Mail applications to:

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6899
PO Box 883
Trinity, TX 75862

Attn: Scholarship Committee


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