Scholarship Instructions

Scholarship application instructions for the 2017 university academic year are now available on the Scholarship page of our website.  This year we are again offering two scholarships, one for Tennessee students desiring to attend a Tennessee public university and one for students from El Paso High School desiring to attend the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP).  Please go to Scholarship Awards and Instructions in the toolbar and click on the appropriate set of instructions.

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


Scholarships Available for the 2014-2015 academic year

Although we are about through January, it is not too late to apply for one of two scholarships.  Both are $500 awards.  The first scholarship is intended for award to any Tennessee high school student who intends to study engineering at any Tennessee public university.  It is also open to any Tennessee college student majoring in engineering at any Tennessee public university.  The second schloarship is intended for award to high school students from El Paso High School (El Paso Texas) who intend to pursue higher education at the University of Texas at El Paso.  This scholarship is open to any field of study.  The details and instructions are shown below.

Scholarship Instructions for Tennessee Students

Scholarship Instructions for EPHS Students

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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