Bob and Margaret W. Kesterson Scholarship

Scholarship Value: $2,000
Awards Available: 1

This scholarship was established in 1989 by Margaret Kesterson for a working student in the 26 northernmost counties of the Texas Panhandle who plans to attend or is attending Amarillo College or West Texas A&M University.


A) Applicant must be a student in the top 26 counties of the Texas Panhandle who plans to attend or is attending Amarillo College or West Texas A&M University and major in any field of study;

B) Must be working part-time and plan to work while attending college/university; and

C) Must exhibit financial need and exemplify leadership and community.


Amarillo Area Foundation (AAF) General Scholarship Application online at

Award Selection

AAF Scholarship Selection Committee

Scholarship Amount

$250/semester for up to 8 semesters

Scholarship Requirements

Each semester's payment is contingent upon meeting the following:

A) Recipient must attend college the fall semester immediately following selection;

B) Maintain full-time student status (typically 12 credit hours/semester for undergraduate studies);

C) Maintain a 2.5 or better cumulative GPA while in college;

D) Maintain at least part-time employment; and

E) Attend Amarillo College or West Texas A&M University and major in field of choice.

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