How to Apply

NOTE: The TILF office will be open for questions from 7 am to midnight on May 27. Please call 512-382-0916 with any questions.


The 2016 TILF scholarship application is now open and will be available through May 27 for students who qualify on the basis of their UIL Academic State Meet participation. Applications submitted after May 27 will only be accepted for students who have qualified ONLY as a result of their participation in the Texas State Solo and Ensemble Contest (TSSEC). If you qualified for both Academic State and TSSEC, you must apply by May 27.


Please click on the Apply button in the left sidebar to begin your application. If you have any questions, please contact our office at 512-382-0916 or


Please have the following items available to submit with your application:

  • high school transcript (seven-semester is fine)
  • SAT/ACT score reports
  • letter of recommendation from your superintendant, principal, assistant principal, UIL coach, or counselor
  • copy of the first two pages of your parent or guardian's most recent IRS 1040 form with all social security and bank routing numbers blacked out


Contact Trudy Richards at or 512-382-0916 with any questions.