How to Apply

The 2017 TILF scholarship application deadline was May 12, 2017. Students competing in late speech contests may amend their applications after this date by emailing placement updates to by May 24, 2017.


All applicants will be notified of their status by mail in mid-July 2017.


Please have electronic versions of 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 account and routing numbers blacked out


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