Marvy Finger Family Foundation Scholarship


This application is to be filled out completely and accurately by the scholarship applicant. Please attach essay, transcript, reference forms and financial aid information with application. It is the applicant’s responsibility to submit to the Scholarship Committee by February 22, 2019.

    Personal Information

    Financial Information

    What sources of funding are you planning to use for your college expenses? WorkFinancial AidFamily MembersScholarshipsOther Sources

    Do you have transportation?


    Work Experience

    List all work/internship experience during the past four years beginning with the most recent.

    Educational Information

    College Preference

    Name the two-year college that you plan to attend. If undecided, list in the order of preference the schools to which you have applied.

    Two-Year Degree or Certificate Program Preference

    What career and technical education programs do you intend to pursue?

    Choose one of the approved programs (from the approved list) and select the Degree/Certification of your choice.

    Example: Program of Study: Industrial Technology | Degree/Certificate: Writing

    Biography & Essays

    Submit your response to each of the following questions in short response (one paragraph each, typed)

    Letters of Recommendation

    Please request that two (2) of your teachers (1 Core Teacher and 1 CTE Teacher) complete the downloadable Recommendation Form (separately) and submit with your application.

    Download the recommendation form


    An official high school transcript of grades must be included with this application.

    Upload transcript

    Terms and Conditions

    I understand that if I am selected to receive this scholarship:

    • I agree to attend all scheduled Scholarship meetings. (approximately two per semester)
    • I agree to enroll in the program previously selected no later than the Fall semester of 2019.
    • I agree to provide the academic plan for my program of study. I understand that scholarship funds will not be available for courses unrelated to the program I have selected.
    • I agree to submit the following at least three weeks before each semester begins: (a) Tuition and Fee Bill and (b) Invoice for Textbooks/materials needed to be purchased. I understand that eligible expenses include tuition, books, fees, and educational supplies. I understand that eligible expenses do not include transportation, food or housing costs.
    • I agree to submit a Student Update, including an unofficial college transcript at the end of each semester.
    • I agree to commit to the pre-approved program of study, maintaining a minimum of a 2.5 GPA, and will discuss obstacles if they become present.
    • I agree to complete my program of study no later than the Summer semester of 2021. I understand that scholarship funds will not be available after the Summer semester of 2021.
    • I agree to return all items purchased at $600 and above back to the scholarship if I leave my program of study before degree completion.
    • I agree to remain in contact with the Scholarship Program after completing my program of study to provide updates on the status of my career.

    Application Checklist

    APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, February 22, 2019

    For additional information visit HISD Career Readiness website at or call Cruz Casiano at 713-867-7044 or email

    It is the policy of the Houston Independent School District and the Marvy Finger Family Foundation not to discriminate on the basis of age, color, handicap or disability, ancestry, national origin, marital status, race, religion, sex, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or gender expression in its educational or employment programs or activities.