Dr. Curtis Amos Scholarship

The award for the Dr. Curtis Amos scholarship is $250.

We are happy to announce that the Everman Education Foundation Board has decided to add an additional $1000 for the 2022–2023 School year.

Scholarship Description

The Dr. Curtis Amos Scholarship is created and established to honor his impactful contributions to Everman ISD. All gifts and donations designated for this scholarship shall become a part of its corpus.

Dr. Curtis Amos began his educational career as a special education teacher, then transitioned to an administrator at all levels of education. Dr. Amos came to Everman ISD as a high school principal, then moved into administration as the assistant superintendent of operations and student services. Dr. Amos became the first African-American to be appointed as Superintendent of Everman ISD. He proudly served the district as Superintendent for seven years. Dr. Amos believed in developing relationships within the district and the community. His greatest contribution was his fierce dedication and investment in the students and employees of Everman ISD. Changed lives is the legacy of his life. With this endowed scholarship, he will continue to do just that.

Dr. Amos is a graduate of Southeastern Oklahoma State University. He received his master’s degree from Texas Women’s University and his doctorate in Education Leadership from Tarleton State University.

Scholarship Intent

The Dr. Curtis Amos Scholarship is intended for student scholarships to attend a post-secondary two-year or four-year college or university or in the case of particular talent or student merit, a recognized trade or technical institute. Any Everman ISD graduate will be considered for this scholarship.

Scholarship Recipients

Scholarship recipients of the Dr. Curtis Amos Endowed Scholarship, which will be awarded based on:

  1. Be a graduating senior of Joe C. Bean High School or The Everman Academy High School

  2. Have at least 3.0 GPA on their high school transcript

  3. Maintain a consistent personal value system with no ethical or conduct issues

  4. Accepted into a two-year or four-year college or a trade or technical school.

Other Aspects Regarding the Scholarship

  1. Diversity will be honored in the selection of recipients.

  2. Financial need will be considered in awarding the scholarship.

  3. Based on earnings of the corpus, the Everman Education Foundation may award more than one scholarship.

  4. The Curtis Amos Scholarship is a one-time award and is not available for further awards to the same student. Subsequent awards in later years will be dependent on available funding.

Provisions for Application

A student making application for the Dr. Curtis Amos Scholarship shall provide the following materials:

  1. Letter of Application

  2. High School Transcript

  3. Three letters of recommendation or reference

  4. Application due no later than May 3.

Scholarship Selection

A scholarship committee comprised of representatives from Everman Education Foundation, Joe C. Bean and The Academy High School Administration and Faculty shall review all applications and make a final selection for award. The decision of the selection committee is final and not subject to appeal. Announcement of the scholarship recipient will be made at the annual Senior Awards Program and/or the community Baccalaureat program.

Provisions for Payment

A check for $625 will be issued from the Everman Education Foundation to the college or university upon evidence of enrollment as a full-time student and acknowledgment from the student. Funds are payable on or before the 12th day of the fall and 12th day of the spring semester.