Texas Forensic Association


Texas Forensic Association

The Texas Forensic Association will award five scholarships at the state tournament in March. Applications MUST be received by Thursday, January 31, 2019. Applications will be rated on honors/achievements, financial need, academics and service to the speech & debate community; all elements are weighted equally.

Qualifications and requirements:

  1. Applicant must be a Senior
  2. Applicant should have qualified for TFA State Tournament either this year or last year.
  3. All parts of the application must be typewritten. Handwritten applications/letters will be rejected.
  4. All parts of the application must be received by Thursday, January 31, 2019.
  5. If the name of the student, the coach or the school appears anywhere other than on this form, IT WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. Coach recommendations should NOT include the name of the coach or the school

Instructions for Coach's Recommendation:

  1. The application will NOT be considered without a typed, one-page coach recommendation
  2. Do not use school letterhead
  3. Do not use the student's name in your letter
  4. Recommendations should linclude
    1. your overall endorsement of the student,
    2. your evaluation of financial need,
    3. other factors the committee might need to know
  5. A coach may recommend as many students as they deem deserving.

Instructions for the Personal Narrative:

The personal narrative should include an explanation of why applicants believe they are deserving of this scholarship.

Click here to access the GOOGLE FORM for scholarship submissions