S.E.L.F. Scholarships

Silva Education Leadership Foundation (S.E.L.F) will provide scholarships each academic year in the amount of $500 to $1,000 each to selected female high school seniors or underclassman attending an accredited institution of higher education. Scholarships will also be given to male students if funds are available.

Purpose of Scholarships

The purpose of our scholarships is to support students who are focused on attending an accredited institution of higher education to further their education and become leaders in their community. Each application will be evaluated by a scholarship evaluation committee who will consider the student’s participation in school activities, community involvement, and scholastic merit.


Eligibility Requirements

Applicant must be a graduating senior or a student who has graduated from a Rio Grande Valley high school.

Applicant must plan to be enrolled full-time in an accredited institution of higher education.

Completed application and required information must be delivered to 1010 E. Tyler Avenue, Harlingen, Texas by 4pm on April 15th for consideration by the scholarship evaluation committee.


Required Documentation

A one-page resume listing school activities, community involvement, special recognitions and awards received in high school or while attending an accredited institution of higher education. In addition, list any work experience you have had during your high school years or after graduation.

An essay

Letters of recommendation from a parent, teacher, coach, and friend from your current high school.

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