Davis Alumni Scholarship
The Will Davis Elementary (Davis) Alumni Scholarship has been established to recognize former students who have excelled in their academic endeavors, supported their community through various service projects and/or participated in extra-curricular activities, and proven they possess the drive to further their education. Will Davis Elementary shall offer one (1) $500.00 scholarship. By granting this scholarship we encourage students to pursue their academic endeavors and hope to strengthen relationships between Davis & its alumni.
The mandatory requirements for scholarship are as follows:
- Attends and will graduate from a high school within the Austin Independent School District.
- Former Will Davis Elementary student with at least three years of attendance at Davis.
- Graduating high school Senior, who will continue their education, via Vocational School, Junior College or 4-year University.
- Cumulative GPA of 2.50 or better at time of application completion.
- Demonstrated involvement in extra-curricular activities and/or community service based organizations.
- Submit a completed application package no later than the assigned deadline.
Scholarship will be awarded based on a combination of:
- Academic performance
- Participation in extra-curricular and/or community service based organizations
- Completeness of essay
- Letters of recommendation
In order to be considered as a candidate, please complete the application form and submit all required documents, postmarked no later than the first Friday in May, to:
Will Davis Elementary
Attention: Scholarship Committee
5214 Duval Road
Austin, Texas 78727
The scholarship recipient will be honored at the annual Davis 5th Grade Celebration in late May. At that time, the recipient will be asked to say a few words to the Davis students.
Congratulations to our Past Recipients
2005/2006 – Scott Hunter Wancek
2006/2007 – Stephen Pulvirent, Amanda Mendiola
2007/2008 – Sara Beth Purdy, Sam Woelke
2008/2009 – Matthew Ervin, Sarah Mason
2009/2010 – Scott Pulvirent, Evan Brown
2010/2011 – Emily Mason, Blair Robbins
2011/2012 – Emily Malish, Emily Ullrich
2012/2013 – Nikita Prasad
2013/2014 – Neetika Bhargava
2014/2015 – Makayla Ponce
2015/2016 – Grace Schrobilgen
2016/2017 – Sameer Pusapaty