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To All Interested High School Students:

The Texas Legislative Black Caucus is pleased to provide scholarship opportunities that will help give a financial boost to qualified high school students who are graduating in May 2017, and plan to attend college in the Fall 2017.

Our Caucus is happy to announce the process and timeline for the selection of our inaugural TLBC scholarship recipients. We aim to ensure that we have a process with a high degree of integrity that will help select a special and qualified group of deserving students.

Each Caucus member will have 3 scholarship recipients from their respective Districts who each will receive a scholarship award of $1,500. In addition, each Caucus member’s highest ranked applicant will have an opportunity to receive one of the six – $4,000 TLBC Scholarships.

In the enclosed documents, please find a detailed timeline for the selection process, as well as the scholarship application form. As noted, all scholarship applicants please mail completed applications and the necessary additional documents

2017 TLBC Scholarship Application

Texas Legislative Black Caucus 

1108 Lavaca, Suite 110, PMB 171 

Austin, TX 78701-2172   

 

*All Scholarship Applications & Additional Required Documents must be received by the Texas Legislative Black Caucus no later than February 5, 2017.*

Formal presentation of the scholarships to successful award recipients will take place at the TLBC Scholarship Banquet on February 27, 2017 at 7pm in the Governors  Ballroom of the Hilton Hotel in Downtown Austin.

        

   

2015 TLBC Scholarship Winners

The Texas Legislative Black Caucus would like to congratulate the 2015 TLBC Scholarship Award Winners!

Please find the list of the winners below.

Charles Clark Scholarship Winner

Katelyn M. Mooneyham, Trinity High School of Euless, TX

Dr. Kneeland Youngblood Scholarship Winner

Victoria Mendoza, Connally High School of Austin, TX

TLBC Scholarship- $4,000 Scholarship Winners

Cherish Spears, Madison High School of Houston, TX- Rep. Alma Allen

James Lee Russell Jr., Madison High School of Houston, TX- Rep. Borris L. Miles

Marshala Wilkins, Lancaster High School of Lancaster, TX- Sen. Royce West

Victor Norris Jr., Dunbar High School of Fort Worth, TX- Rep. Nicole Collier

Georgette Rojas, Trinidad Garza Early College at Mt. View of Dallas, TX- Rep. Yvonne Davis

Genie C. Washington, Townview Business & Management Center of Dallas, TX- Rep. Eric Johnson

TLBC Scholarship- $1,500 Scholarship Winners

Olivia Ramsey, Humble High School- Rep. Senfronia Thompson

Yolaine Mfinyom, YES Prep North Forest- Rep. Senfronia Thompson

Juanita Saldana, YES Prep North Forest- Rep. Senfronia Thompson

Chelsea Conaway, Thurgood Marshall HS- Rep. Ron Reynolds

Tyler N. Turner, Ridge Point HS- Rep. Ron Reynolds

Lexis N. Whiting, Hightower HS- Rep. Ron Reynolds

Natalie M. Hipolito, Dr. Wright Lassiter Early College HS- Rep. Yvonne Davis

Jahmiila P. Wall, Cedar Hill HS- Rep. Yvonne Davis

TaDaija Dixon, Duncanville HS- Rep. Yvonne Davis

Giovanni Johnson, Kashmere Senior HS- Rep. Harold V. Dutton Jr.

Decory K. Edwards, Waltrip HS- Rep. Harold V. Dutton Jr.

Miguel Mendoza, Galena Park HS- Rep. Harold V. Dutton Jr.

Dekendric M. Sloan, Pinkston HS- Sen. Royce West

Kimberlie Scales, Bishop Lynch HS- Sen. Royce West

Ideisha Shanklin, Lancaster HS- Sen. Royce West

Germaine Jones, Lancaster HS- Rep. Helen Giddings

Ricky Dillard Jr., Lancaster HS- Rep. Helen Giddings

Shatavia Wafer, Townview Business & Management HS, Rep. Helen Giddings

Amber Roper, Townview Business & Management HS, Rep. Eric Johnson

Shentil Johnson, Pinkston HS, Rep. Eric Johnson

Dillon T. Kennedy, Booker T Washington HS, Rep. Eric Johnson

Bobbye Hampton, Townview School for the Talented & Gifted, Rep. Toni Rose

Sarai Garcia, Townview Health Professions, Rep. Toni Rose

Amanda B. Hernandez, Townview Health Professions, Rep. Toni Rose

Alan-Michael Sonuyi, Ridge Point HS, Sen. Rodney Ellis

Gabriella S. Rodriguez, Harmony School of Ingenuity, Sen. Rodney Ellis

Ashley Sanders, Thurgood Marshall HS, Sen. Rodney Ellis

Idalia Castro, Madison HS, Rep. Alma Allen

Priscila Mbaeri, Alief Taylor HS, Rep. Alma Allen

Luis G. Pineda, Madison HS, Rep. Alma Allen

Kiley B. Young, Warren HS, Rep. James White

Brittany L. Lightfoot, Omalaska HS, Rep. James White

Deontra Morgan, Kountze HS, Rep. James White

Krystal Medders, Victory Early College HS, Rep. Sylvester Turner

Sheary Mandapat, Booker T Washington HS, Rep. Sylvester Turner

Jasmine Guillory, Carver HS, Rep. Sylvester Turner

Jolie G Russell, Ozen HS, Rep. Joe Deshotel

Tavian Edmondson, Ozen HS, Rep. Joe Deshotel

Hebert J. Griffin, Jr., Memorial HS, Rep. Joe Deshotel

James C Pierce II, Booker T Washington HS, Rep. Garnet Coleman

Brittany Spriggs, Booker T Washington HS, Rep. Garnet Coleman

La’Ambria Johnson, Dunbar HS, Rep. Nicole Collier

Tamarian Lawson, Dunbar HS, Rep. Nicole Collier

Stacey Hughes, KIPP Sunnyside HS, Rep. Borris Miles

Michael Suber, Mickey Leland College Prep Academy, Rep. Borris Miles

Makayla Gray, Connally HS, Rep. Dawnna Dukes

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The Texas Legislative Black Caucus would like to congratulate the 2015 TLBC Scholarship Award Winners!

Please find the list of the winners below.

Charles Clark Scholarship Winner

Katelyn M. Mooneyham, Trinity High School of Euless, TX

Dr. Kneeland Youngblood Scholarship Winner

Victoria Mendoza, Connally High School of Austin, TX

TLBC Scholarship- $4,000 Scholarship Winners

Cherish Spears, Madison High School of Houston, TX- Rep. Alma Allen

James Lee Russell Jr., Madison High School of Houston, TX- Rep. Borris L. Miles

Marshala Wilkins, Lancaster High School of Lancaster, TX- Sen. Royce West

Victor Norris Jr., Dunbar High School of Fort Worth, TX- Rep. Nicole Collier

Georgette Rojas, Trinidad Garza Early College at Mt. View of Dallas, TX- Rep. Yvonne Davis

Genie C. Washington, Townview Business & Management Center of Dallas, TX- Rep. Eric Johnson

TLBC Scholarship- $1,500 Scholarship Winners

Olivia Ramsey, Humble High School- Rep. Senfronia Thompson

Yolaine Mfinyom, YES Prep North Forest- Rep. Senfronia Thompson

Juanita Saldana, YES Prep North Forest- Rep. Senfronia Thompson

Chelsea Conaway, Thurgood Marshall HS- Rep. Ron Reynolds

Tyler N. Turner, Ridge Point HS- Rep. Ron Reynolds

Lexis N. Whiting, Hightower HS- Rep. Ron Reynolds

Natalie M. Hipolito, Dr. Wright Lassiter Early College HS- Rep. Yvonne Davis

Jahmiila P. Wall, Cedar Hill HS- Rep. Yvonne Davis

TaDaija Dixon, Duncanville HS- Rep. Yvonne Davis

Giovanni Johnson, Kashmere Senior HS- Rep. Harold V. Dutton Jr.

Decory K. Edwards, Waltrip HS- Rep. Harold V. Dutton Jr.

Miguel Mendoza, Galena Park HS- Rep. Harold V. Dutton Jr.

Dekendric M. Sloan, Pinkston HS- Sen. Royce West

Kimberlie Scales, Bishop Lynch HS- Sen. Royce West

Ideisha Shanklin, Lancaster HS- Sen. Royce West

Germaine Jones, Lancaster HS- Rep. Helen Giddings

Ricky Dillard Jr., Lancaster HS- Rep. Helen Giddings

Shatavia Wafer, Townview Business & Management HS, Rep. Helen Giddings

Amber Roper, Townview Business & Management HS, Rep. Eric Johnson

Shentil Johnson, Pinkston HS, Rep. Eric Johnson

Dillon T. Kennedy, Booker T Washington HS, Rep. Eric Johnson

Bobbye Hampton, Townview School for the Talented & Gifted, Rep. Toni Rose

Sarai Garcia, Townview Health Professions, Rep. Toni Rose

Amanda B. Hernandez, Townview Health Professions, Rep. Toni Rose

Alan-Michael Sonuyi, Ridge Point HS, Sen. Rodney Ellis

Gabriella S. Rodriguez, Harmony School of Ingenuity, Sen. Rodney Ellis

Ashley Sanders, Thurgood Marshall HS, Sen. Rodney Ellis

Idalia Castro, Madison HS, Rep. Alma Allen

Priscila Mbaeri, Alief Taylor HS, Rep. Alma Allen

Luis G. Pineda, Madison HS, Rep. Alma Allen

Kiley B. Young, Warren HS, Rep. James White

Brittany L. Lightfoot, Omalaska HS, Rep. James White

Deontra Morgan, Kountze HS, Rep. James White

Krystal Medders, Victory Early College HS, Rep. Sylvester Turner

Sheary Mandapat, Booker T Washington HS, Rep. Sylvester Turner

Jasmine Guillory, Carver HS, Rep. Sylvester Turner

Jolie G Russell, Ozen HS, Rep. Joe Deshotel

Tavian Edmondson, Ozen HS, Rep. Joe Deshotel

Hebert J. Griffin, Jr., Memorial HS, Rep. Joe Deshotel

James C Pierce II, Booker T Washington HS, Rep. Garnet Coleman

Brittany Spriggs, Booker T Washington HS, Rep. Garnet Coleman

La’Ambria Johnson, Dunbar HS, Rep. Nicole Collier

Tamarian Lawson, Dunbar HS, Rep. Nicole Collier

Stacey Hughes, KIPP Sunnyside HS, Rep. Borris Miles

Michael Suber, Mickey Leland College Prep Academy, Rep. Borris Miles

Makayla Gray, Connally HS, Rep. Dawnna Dukes

At-Large Winners- Non- TLBC Member Districts

Desmond Sims, Northshore HS, Channelview

Ruby Diaz, Galena Park HS, Houston

Essynce Henderson, Manvel HS, Pearland

 

 

 

The 2015 African American Legislative Summit is right around the corner. Make sure that you join us for free food and entertainment on the Capitol Grounds, Speakeasy’s and at the JW Marriott Hotel.

Please find the here for the 2015 African American Legislative Summit agenda!!

2015 African American Legislative Summit agenda

Check out Les & the Funk Mob and DJ Chicken George at Speakeasy’s on Monday, March 2nd from 8p to 12a. FREE FOOD, FREE ENTERTAINMENT & FREE BOWLING! Only 2 Blocks from the host site!

KEY PAC Reception- Open to All- Sunday, March 1st at 9p- W Hotel

KEY PAC Reception- Open to All- Sunday, March 1st at 9p- W Hotel

 

 

 

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DEADLINE EXTENDED TO FEBRUARY 9, 2015- HURRY NOW AND APPLY!

Dear Prospective TLBC Scholarship Applicant:

It is with great pleasure that the Texas Legislative Black Caucus unveils the 2015 TLBC Scholarship Awards Program.

In 2015, the Texas Legislative Black Caucus will award over 60 scholarships, ranging in value from $1,500 to $4,000, to deserving high school seniors graduating from Texas high schools in Spring 2015 and who will enter college in Fall 2015.

While the majority of scholarships are dedicated to residents of Texas Legislative Black Caucus member’s districts, there are additional scholarships set-aside for high school students outside of those districts.

Therefore we encourage all graduating high school seniors from Texas high schools to take advantage of this beneficial opportunity and apply.

2015 TLBC Scholarship Applications Available Here!

The deadline to apply has now been extended. Apply now!

 

 

 

Stay at the J.W. Marriott Hotel, host site of the 2015 African American Legislative Summit

for a special rate of $225/night

Click Here Now!

 

Dear Friends:

The 2013 African American Legislative Summit hosted by the Texas Legislative Black Caucus is almost here! Register here for free before it is too late! Check Out the 2013 Summit Agenda Here!

FREE REGISTRATION HERE!

Make sure that you come and join us in Austin, Texas on February 25th & 26th for an forgettable Summit. With a wide range of riveting panel topics that touch on every facet of the African American community including public education, business and wealth development, criminal justice, mental illness, and the Affordable Care Act; this year’s Summit will provide a host of food for thought to all those in attendance. Also make sure to join us for a free luncheon on the Capitol Grounds.

In addition, the Summit will feature stellar list of international guests and notable figures including South African Ambassador Ebrahim Rasool, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, Rev. Al Sharpton, award-winning comedian J. Anthony Brown and award-winning gospel singer Yolanda Adams.

For the complete list of activities and the agenda for the Summit, please click here:

2013 African American Legislative Summit presented by the TLBC- Event Agenda

 

 

With activities at the State Capitol & the Hilton Hotel Downtown, our host site, you surely won’t want to miss this event!

From starting out on Monday morning at the Capitol, to enjoying a relaxing lunch on the Capitol grounds, to advocating while the Texas Legislature is in Session, to more panel discussions at the Capitol that afternoon, to a free comedy show at the Hilton Hotel, and a chance to be stimulated by Rev. Al Sharpton- there are abundant opportunities to fill the interests of all in attendance. And all you have to do to enjoy it is to register.

Looking for a place to stay for the Summit? Check out these options for a great deal.

Hilton Hotel Downtown– Host Site

Marriott Courtyard Downtown– $179/night (special rate at a savings of $130 a night, but only good through Friday, Feb. 15th)

 

Additional Fantastic Events During the African American Legislative Summit:

Saturday, Feb. 23rd from 1p to 5pAfrican American Community Heritage Festival

A Free Family-oriented Fun Time! Featuring a performance by none other than Dwele! Come check it out!

www.austinheritagefestival.org

Taking place at Huston-Tillotson University, 901 Chicon Street, Austin TX

Sunday, Feb. 24th from 9:00p until ???– KEY PAC- Summit Reception

Come mix and mingle with Texas’ Finest African Americans in Politics & Business

Taking place at the W Austin at 200 Lavaca Street, Austin TX

Tuesday, Feb. 26th from 1:30p to 8pTexas Assoc of African American Chambers of Commerce & U.S. Black Chamber – Solution Series

Check out this informative and helpful “Solution Series” presented by the Texas Assoc of African American Chambers of Commerce & U.S. Black Chamber at the Hilton Hotel. Presenters include Black Enterprise magazine, Wells Fargo, Pfizer and others.

Texas Assoc of African American Chambers of Commerce- Feb. 26th activities during Summit.

 

Dear Prospective TLBC Scholarship Applicant:

It is with great pleasure that the Texas Legislative Black Caucus unveils the 2013 TLBC Scholarship Program.

In 2013, the Texas Legislative Black Caucus will award over 60 scholarships, ranging in value from $1,500 to $4,000, to deserving high school seniors graduating from Texas high schools in Spring 2013 and who will enter college in Fall 2013.

While the majority of scholarships are dedicated to residents of Texas Legislative Black Caucus member’s districts, there are additional scholarships set-aside for high school students outside of those districts.

Therefore we encourage all graduating high school seniors from Texas high schools to take advantage of this beneficial opportunity and apply.

The deadline to apply has been extended until February 7, 2013.

So hurry & apply now!

The 2013 TLBC Scholarship Application  can be found here.

 

The host site for the 2013 African American Legislative Summit will be the fabulous Hilton Hotel in Downtown Austin and the Summit will take place from Sunday, February 24th thru Tuesday, February 26th. We are able to offer a tremendous group discount rate for rooms on February 25th at the Hilton Hotel for only $199 per night (regularly priced at $329). Take advantage of this great offer now!

Rooms can be reserved at the Hilton Hotel via website by clicking here or calling the Hotel at 512.482.8000. Make sure to mention our special group code TLB in order to receive this special rate.

 
Congratulations to all the 2011 TLBC Scholarship Recipients. In addition, we would like to thank the many scholarship recipients who were in attendance at the Scholarship Banquet on Monday, Feb. 28th.
For the complete listing of all the 2011 TLBC Scholarship Winners. Please click on the link below:

 

Please join us on February 28th & March 1st, 2011 as the Texas Legislative Black Caucus proudly presents the 11th African American Summit in Austin, Texas. This perennial event brings

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