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


R.J. Hill Consulting Announces Scholarship Awards

R.J. Hill Consulting has announced the award of two $500 scholarships to two students from Tennessee Technological University. The scholarships were intended for award to graduating seniors from any Tennessee public high school or currently enrolled engineering students from any Tennessee public university. Applicants were required to submit a letter of introduction expressing their interest in applying for the scholarship, an essay of not more than 500 words describing what they were going to do with their degree, transcripts of grades and their ACT scores. Judging of the applications was primarily based on the essays, then on grades and ACT scores. This year is the first year that the scholarships have been awarded. This year’s award winners are Caitlin Richey and Autumn Douthitt. Caitlin is a senior majoring in civil engineering and wants to work in construction. Caitlin is also a 2009 graduate of Battle Ground Academy in Franklin Tennessee. Autumn is a freshman majoring in chemical engineering. Autumn also wants to work with alternative fuels but also has interests in nanotechnology with applications in pharmaceuticals. Lastly, Autumn is a 2013 graduate of Montgomery Central High School in Clarksville Tennessee.

For application information about our scholarships, please visit our website at

Congratulations to both students and best wishes for successful careers.

Scholarship Offerings

Earlier this fall, I announced on our website that we would be offering scholarships to Tennessee high school and college students; and high school students from El Paso High School intending on attending the University of Texas at El Paso. Now that we are into 2014, I wanted to remind prospective students to get their applications in to us. Remember the deadline is March 31, 2014. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me. I can be contacted through this blog, our website, or linked in. For those who don’t know, the scholarship awards are $500 each. The scholarship for Tennessee students is intended for those planning on pursuing a career in engineering. The scholarship for the Tigers from EPHS is open to students in any major. If you or someone you know qualify for either award, please apply.

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