Scholarships


CDCAT is proud to award scholarships to our members children and grandchildren. Hundreds of scholarships have been awarded through the years. To review qualifications and required credentials, see the "Scholarship Guidelines" below.

Once you have meet the required credentials, download and complete a scholarship packet.

2020 Recipients

Region I

Makenna L. Morgan - Granddaughter of the Hon. Margaret Dorman

(County Clerk, Wheeler County)

Region IV

Cade Kneuper - Grandson of the Hon. Tammy Kneuper

(Disrict Clerk, Bandera County)

Region V

Kolby W. Tanner - Son of the Hon. Nicole Tanner

(County Clerk, Hill County)

Region VI

Kayla Fincher - Daughter of the Hon. Amy Fincher

(County Clerk, Angelina County)

Region VII

Nicholas Provost - Son of the Hon. Brandy Robertson

(County Clerk, Orange County)

Region VIII

Dylan M. Barron - Grandson of the Hon. Sylvia Garza-Perez

(County Clerk, Cameron County)





Scholarship Guidelines


1. Submit a completed scholarship application. Incomplete applications may not be considered.
2. Submit a copy of a recent transcript (high school/college) together with a letter from your high school principal or former teacher explaining the applicant’s potential as a college student.
3. Applicants must be a high school graduate (at least will graduate prior to the Clerk’s June Conference at the time the scholarship would be awarded)
4. Applicants must be younger than 22 years of age. The oldest age to be considered will be person 22 years old.
5. Any application received by the President of the Association after the date of April 1, shall not be considered by the Committee.
6. Scholarships will be awarded at the annual conference of the County and District Clerk’s Association of Texas.
7. The President of the County & District Clerk’s Association of Texas will appoint a Scholarship Committee to review the applications and make the selection. This committee shall consist of a County Clerk, a District Clerk, and a County-District Clerk who none shall have submitted an application for review that year.
8. The President of the County & District Clerk’s Association shall not be eligible to submit an application during the year of which they are serving the Association as President.
9. The student’s grade average should be considered, but the grades should not be the only factor considered. The needs of the student, whether the student is receiving any other scholarships, the student’s sincere desire to attend college and any other similar information should be considered.
10. A past scholarship winner is ineligible to receive an additional scholarship.
11. One half (1/2) of the scholarship money awarded shall be made payable to the student upon proof of enrollment of at least 12 hours in an accredited college. The remaining one half (1/2) shall be made payable to the student upon proof of additional second semester of 12 hours of enrollment and presentment of proof to the treasurer of a minimum 2.0 GPA. Failure to present proof of enrollment and GPA of the immediate succeeding semester shall constitute a forfeiture of the remaining amount of money and will remain in the said scholarship fund to be used for another scholarship.
12. Accredited Trade Schools, where the student would be attending at least one full year (or the Trade Schools determination of a term/year) can be considered for a scholarship. Any application requiring less than this time shall not be considered.