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Alice L. Haltom Educational Fund

Offered by Alice L. Haltom Educational Fund

Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Apr 10, 2024
Multiple awards worth


Grade level

College Students

Application deadline:

May 1, 2024

Scholarship Overview

Are you a citizen of the U.S. or Canada who is residing in Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, or New Mexico and is actively pursuing a career in information and records management? If so, the Alice L. Haltom Educational Fund may be a great opportunity for you! Each year, the scholarship awards $2,000 to multiple applicants enrolled in a four-year program or Graduate School and $1,000 to applicants enrolled in a two-year program. The number of scholarships awarded per school year will be determined by the Fund Trustees. If you’re residing in the Southwest (Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, or New Mexico) and are pursuing a degree/career in information and records management, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.

About Alice L. Haltom Educational Fund

The Alice L. Haltom Educational Fund exists for the purpose of furthering education in the field of records and information management. It was created in honor of Alice L. Haltom, who was employed for 37 years in corporate records management for Tenneco, Inc. of Houston, Texas and was Manager of the Records Department for many years prior to her retirement.

Eligibility information

This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.

Grade Level

College Students


U.S. Citizens, Canadian Citizens

Minimum GPA


Academic Interest

Library and Information Sciences

Other Category

Low Income


Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas


Applicants must be actively pursuing an education for a career in information and records management.

Application information

To apply for this scholarship, submit the below application materials before the deadline.

200-300-word essay

Academic transcript

Letter of Recommendation

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Scholarship FAQ

Is this scholarship designated for full-time or part-time students?

This scholarship is designated for both full and part-time enrollment statuses.

Is this scholarship restricted by institution type?

Yes, this scholarship is restricted for use at two-year and four-year colleges.

Is this scholarship open to international students?

No, this scholarship is only open to U.S. Citizens and Canadian Citizens.

When will the winner of this scholarship be announced?

The Alice L. Haltom Educational Fund winner will be announced: July 2024.

Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

For help writing the essay component of this scholarship application, check out our guides How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay and How to Start a Scholarship Essay (With Examples).

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