ACET Scholarship

The attached scholarship information is for High School Seniors who have, at some time in their school career been enrolled in a compensatory programCompensatory Education includes programs such as:


  • Title I, Part A
  • State Compensatory Education
  • Bilingual/ESL
  • Migrant
  • Homeless
If your unsure whether you meet this criteria, come see the counselor.
Deadline to apply is February 9, 2018

Dear Student Applicant:

The Association for Compensatory Educators of Texas (ACET) is an association of school administrators and teachers who work in programs across the state designed to support students who historically have a more difficult time in school due to language, economic and other barriers.  Our Association offers twenty $1000 scholarships across the state to students who have, at some time in their school career, been enrolled in a compensatory education program. Compensatory Education includes programs such as Title I, Bilingual/ESL, State Compensatory Education (SCE), Migrant and Homeless.  The top scoring applicant in the state will also receive the Wade and Sandy Burroughs Scholarship in the amount of $500.


Thank you for your interest in the ACET Scholarship. Eligible applicants must submit a completed application to their ACET Regional Director post-marked no later than Friday, February 9, 2017. No portion or signature may be omitted. No FAX applications will be accepted, applications sent directly to the ACET Scholarship Chairperson will be ineligible. You may access an electronic template of the application at The enclosed application includes a copy of the narrative scoring rubric and a scoring grid for the components of the application. Applications must be submitted in one envelope as one complete document to:

Debbie Chapman

Regional Director 16

Amarillo ISD

7200 I-40 West

Amarillo, Texas    79106


All student applicants must have documented proof (i.e. transcript, letters) of participation in a compensatory education program. Compensatory programs provide additional assistance and support for students who have difficulty in school.  Programs include classes or services a school provides for migrant, Title I, Bilingual/ ESL, and pregnant or parenting students.

Feel free to contact Debbie Chapman at (806) 326-1353 or if you have any questions.