Thank you for your The Edda Mae Foundation Scholarship application. 

The Edda Mae Foundation Scholarship was created to reward Texas high school seniors who are being served by the foster care system; and have worked diligently, impacting their school and community through service and academic excellence. The Edda Mae Foundation Scholarship will provide financial assistance to one male and female student who will attend a four-year college/university and major in Business with an Entrepreneurship, Finance, Management, or Accounting concentration. 

Graduating seniors with at least a 3.0 GPA  and 30 or more hours of verifiable community service are welcome to apply.

All scholarships will be sent directly to the recipient’s school upon verification of acceptance and enrollment. 

We are excited about what the future holds for you and wish you the best in your adventure! 

Should you have any questions or need additional information, please contact

Applications must be received via email before 11:59 pm on May 31, 2023. Please scan email the application packet (including this page) to

Incomplete or late applications WILLNOT be considered.

Application Checklist

_______ Completed Application
_______ Copy of Government
Official Transcript
_______ C
ommunity Service (with verification by teacher or counsellor) 
_______ College/University Acceptance Letter

Two Letters of Recommendation 

  • One must come from a teacher, counselor, or administrator and 
  • One must demonstrate service activities (school or community).

_______ 200-250 Word Essay: (Typed, 12 font, Times New Roman, Double-spaced) 
Answer the following: What do you feel is the single most important societal problem affecting our youth today? Your answer should identify a problem and propose a solution.