2020-2021 Scholarship Application

The 2020-2021 Scholarship Application has passed.

New Applications will be posted in January!



  • Resident of one of the twenty-one counties covered by the Balcones Section: Atascosa, Bandera, Bexar, Comal, Dimmitt, Edwards, Frio, Gonzales, Guadalupe, Kendall, Kerr, Kinney, La Salle, Medina, Maverick, McMullen, Real, Uvalde, Val Verde, Wilson, and Zavala Counties.


  • High school graduate or college undergraduate seeking a degree related to the petroleum industry at an accredited university.


  • Enrolled as full-time student and maintain a 2.5 / 4.0 GPA.

Upon receiving this scholarship, each student will have the opportunity to renew every semester to potentially have a four year scholarship. Students will receive an email from balcones@spemail.org with scholarship renewal instructions and requirements. As long as the student manages to meet the scholarship requirements listed above and provide the respected items requested for the scholarship renewal, the student will maintain the support of the Balcones Section of SPE. Scholarship Renewal information is emailed during the Fall and Spring Semesters of each school year. Emails requesting renewal items will be sent after the Fall Semester, in December, and after the Spring Semester, in May. Items requested for scholarship renewals are as follows: 

1. Current transcript (unofficial transcript is acceptable)

2. Short essay describing your semester (Describe challenges, experiences, successes, etc. you've faced)

3. Class schedule for the upcoming semester

4. Current expected graduation date (Month-year)