The Zula B. Wylie Public Library is very proud to announce that Waste Management is sponsoring two (2) $1,500 scholarships available to 2021 high school graduates with a minimum GPA of 2.5 who want to further their education, whether it is at a university, junior college or trade school. The graduates must attend Cedar Hill ISD and/or be a resident of the City of Cedar Hill. The scholarship is coordinated by the Zula B. Wylie Public Library and award recipients will be invited to a Cedar Hill City Council meeting in June to be presented with the scholarship.
It is important that the application form be completed in its entirety. This application must be accompanied by:
Official high school transcript
Two (2) letters of recommendation—at least one must be from the school principal, counselor, or teacher.
An essay that is no more than two pages double-spaced describing the role you can play in helping the sustainability of your community.
Due Date Extended! Applications are due by 5:00pm on Friday, April 30, 2021.
Applications can be turned into the front desk of the Zula B. Wylie Public Library (225 Cedar St.) or, if after library hours, may be placed into the Book Drop.
Please contact Correne Constantino, Library Executive Secretary, for more information regarding the scholarship at (972) 291-7323 ext 1322 or via email.
You can learn more about the city’s Growing Green Initiative and sustainability by visiting the city’s Growing Green website.
The winners of the 2020 Scholarships were Julia Bowers, Cedar Hill Resident and graduate of Duncanville High School who planned to use her scholarship to attend Boston College. Richard Cardosa, Cedar Hill resident and graduate of Cedar Hill Collegiate High School planned to attend Yale University. Congratulations to both graduates!