Rep. Travis Clardy seeks nominee for Texas Armed Services Scholarship

April 25, 2018

State Representative Travis Clardy is now accepting applications for the Texas Armed Services Scholarship Program (TASSP). Annually, every member of the Texas Legislature nominates one student to receive the Texas Armed Services Scholarship. Through TASSP, the Legislature encourages students to become commissioned officers in any branch of the armed services of the United States or members of the Texas Army National Guard, the Texas Air National Guard, the Texas State Guard, the United States Coast Guard, or the United States Merchant Marine.

“I hope students interested in pursuing a career in military service will take advantage of this great opportunity. In selecting a nominee, my aim is to identify a deserving, young person of character with strong academic achievement, solid leadership experience and a commitment to community service. These students will go on to serve in the Armed Forces,defending our nation, many of them with distinction, ” said Rep. Clardy.

To be eligible to receive the scholarship award of $4000 each year, applicants must enroll in a Texas public or private accredited institution of higher education, commit to 4 years of training through the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) program and plan to enter the Armed Services upon graduation.

Nominees must also meet two of the following criteria: (1) be on track to graduate high school or have already graduated with the Distinguished Level of Achievement Plan or International Baccalaureate Program, (2) have a high school GPA of 3.0 or higher, (3) achieve a SAT score of 1070 or ACT score of 23, or (4) be ranked in the top one-third of the high school graduating class.

For more information, eligible students are encouraged to contact Rep. Clardy’s district office at (936) 560-3982 or email for information on application requirements.

More information about the Texas Armed Services Scholarship Program can be found at