2021-2022 Sara Galley Scholarship

Southeast 6 Sara Galley Scholarship Guidelines: 2021/2022

Southeast 6 Region Creative Problem Solving Organization offers scholarships ranging from $250-$1000 to a graduating senior who will be enrolled full-time in an accredited college, university or technical institute in the summer or fall semester immediately following the applicant’s high school graduation. The scholarship committee will determine the total number and value of the scholarships once all applications have been received.

Through our scholarship program, Southeast 6 Region works to support students who are focused on achieving career goals through higher education. In evaluating each application, the scholarship committee will consider participation, achievement and service in Destination Imagination.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant must meet ALL the following eligibility requirements:

  • Applicant must be a graduating high school senior currently residing in, or enrolled in an educational institution in the Southeast 6 geographical region.
  • Applicant must have participated for a minimum of two (2) years in Destination Imagination. At least one (1) year of participation must have been at the high school level.
  • Applicant must plan to be enrolled full-time in an accredited college, university or technical institute in the summer or fall semester immediately following high school graduation.
  • A completed application must be received electronically by February 1, 2022. ALL required documents must be received electronically or postmarked by February 1, 2022. Send all electronic submissions to: pat.sudduth@ditxse6.org. If mailing, mail to Southeast 6 Region, 2023 Mercoal Drive, Spring, Texas 77386.

Guidelines for Submission

All documents listed below are required and must be submitted electronically or mailed to the address listed above in order for the application to be considered:

  • Creative Problem Solving Participation Resume: Please include: year, event, challenge name if applicable, placement/ advancement if applicable, and special awards received if applicable. Be sure to include creative problem solving volunteering, such as at an Instant Challenge training workshop or campus mentorship.
  • A creative personal reflection highlighting how the skills gained through participation in Destination Imagination has helped you in a personal or school project/activity. Please limit your personal reflection to two pages, single sided.

Selection and Disbursement

Selection is made by the Scholarship Committee, composed of three (3) to five (5) Southeast 6 Board Members who cannot be parents of seniors applying for a Southeast 6 Region Sara Galley scholarship. The applicants’ names and any identifying information will be redacted from the application and all supporting materials where possible, and each application will be assigned a number before being distributed to the Scholarship Committee for consideration. All information disclosed on the Scholarship Application is confidential and will be used only by the Scholarship Committee for purposes of rating applications.
Scholarship winners will be announced at the Southeast 6 Region Regional Tournament Awards Ceremony on February 26, 2022.

Applicants chosen to receive a Southeast 6 Region Sara Galley Scholarship must submit a claim form, and an acceptance letter from the educational institution to Megan Karlsen, Southeast 6 Region, 511 W. 34th St., Houston, Texas, 77018 by December 31, 2022. The funds shall be paid to the educational institution. Failure to meet the above deadline may result in forfeiture of the scholarship.

All entries submitted to Southeast 6 Region become the property of Southeast 6 Region and will not be returned. All decisions of the Scholarship Committee are final.

We encourage you to consider applying for scholarships awarded by Texas Creative Problem Solving Organization found at https://texasdi.org/resources/scholarships and also DISC, the Destination Imagination Support Committee found at
www. https://www.destinationimagination.org/submitting-a-disc-scholarship/

For further information, please contact: Pat Sudduth – Regional Director at pat.sudduth@ditxse6.org