Scholarship Instructions for El Paso High School/UTEP Students

Scholarship Instructions for EPHS/UTEP Students

  1. The R.J. Hill Consulting Scholarship is an award of $500.00. These instructions apply to any El Paso High School student desiring to attend the University of Texas at El Paso. This scholarship is also open to any area of study. Prospective engineering students are particularly encouraged to apply.


  1. The student must graduate from El Paso High School by the time the fall semester begins at UTEP in 2017.


  1. The student must also make application to UTEP by the school’s deadline date in time to be enrolled for the fall semester.


  1. Acceptance by the university will be verified. It will be the student’s responsibility to make sure that the registrar at the university has all the information it needs in order to identify the student when verification is attempted.


  1. Applicants will be required to submit an essay of not more than 500 words in length. The essay will describe what the student’s major area of concentration will be and what they intend to do with their degree. Students are encouraged to write as much detail as they feel is necessary within the 500 word limit. Warning: writing one or a few lines is not enough for any consideration and will immediately be rejected.


  1. In addition, students will submit an official transcript of their high school grades through at least the first half of the school year. The first half of the school year is assumed to proceed from the first day of the school year through the last day in December prior to the Christmas and New Year’s break.


  1. The entire application package consisting of the essay and the transcript of grades has to be received by R. J. Hill Consulting by March 31, 2017 in order to be considered. Send application packages to 240 Mayfield Dr., Suite 102, Smyrna, TN 37167.


  1. Beginning on April 1, 2017, the applications will be reviewed.


  1. It is anticipated that the award winner will be announced sometime in May of 2017. Please don’t forget to include your, name, address, telephone number, and email address.


  1. If there are any questions about the procedure, R.J. Hill Consulting can be contacted either by emailing to or calling 615-223-7736.


  1. These instructions are also posted on our blog located at


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