To be eligible for the BAFTX Undergraduate Award, applicants must: be a resident of Texas; be enrolled in full time education within the Texas education system; plan to pursue a major in science, technology, engineering, math or business; come from a low income household; maintain a GPA of 3 or above (current college students) or 3.5 (current high school students applying for freshman year funding); and be able to attend an awards dinner to receive the award in Houston in April. Dollar amounts for this scholarship will vary.
Scholarships may be used for tuition and college-related expenses payable to the college. Funding will be sent directly to the college. In addition to completing the application, applicants must also submit a letter of recommendation, a school transcript, a FAFSA report and a personal essay. The British American Foundation of Texas (BAFTX) has been assisting gifted and talented young people achieve their objectives since 2007.