are inviting High School Seniors who are an ALSA member
to apply for one of two scholarships from the ALSA
Youth Scholarship Fund. These scholarships will be
awarded in May and recognized again at the ALSA Grand National Championship Show held
each October. If you are interested in applying, please
fill in the application form and give responses to all the
questions on a separate sheet of paper. You need to
pay close attention to the requirements and directions for
this scholarship. The application must be postmarked
no later than March 15th of this year.
See what your small donation does for
As many of you may
already know, this scholarship is funded by donations.
ALSA gives out two scholarships every
year to two ALSA youth members.
As time goes on, donations
are unfortunately declining. We need to receive donations
annually from you, the llama community, if this is going
to be an ongoing award. Otherwise we will not be able
to continue with this valuable program.
you to become a sponsor of this program this year.
Please email the ALSA office for information on how to make
a donation to this program. All donations, regardless
of size, are greatly appreciated.
Revised February 2013
1. Applications may be sent by U. S.
2. All applications, recommendation letters,
and responses MUST be postmarked or email date stamped by
March 15th or before. Any applications without that postmark or date
stamp will not be considered.
3. Applicants must fill out the scholarship
application completely and it must accompany the responses
and recommendation letters in order to be considered for
4. The order of the packet shall be:
A. Application form
B. Checklist and confirmation page
C. Response questions
D. Recommendation letters
E. All applicants must include 2 letters of reference with
this application from the
following (excluding relatives):
1. An individual in your educational background
2. An individual familiar with your llama-related events
This complete packet should be mailed to the
17102 Mueschke Rd.
Cypress, TX 77433;
5. Applicants will receive an email within
5 days confirming that their complete application has been
6. Applicants who did not meet the above
requirements will be notified within 5 days that they will
not be considered for the scholarship.
7. All applicants must be a high school
graduate in the year they apply for the ALSA scholarship,
a current ALSA Youth member, and no older than 19 years
of age at the time of the application.
8. The applicant must plan to attend
an accredited college or university within a year of application.
9. Scholarship winners will be notified
by May 15th.
Go here for a printable version
of the scholarship requirements.
Go to this site to print off
the scholarship application.
this site to print
off the questions that you need to respond to.
This is a necessary
requirement for this scholarship! Type the questions and your responses on
a separate sheet of paper and submit with your application and your letters of
here to print off the
Checklist & Confirmation page.
* For applications to be
applications will be assigned numbers with names removed.
* Scholarship funds will be directed directly to the
College or University at the time that fees are due. Winners will have 2
years after high school to have funds distributed to the College or University
of their choice.
* In order to protect all involved, the contents of your application may
not be printed in any publication.
* You are required to write an article for the Winter Showring following
your October win. This will include a photo and article on yourself.
* Applicants who do win and are attending the Grand National Show will be
expected to attend the opening ceremony so that they may be recognized while there.
* Applicants with questions are to contact the ALSA office. Questions asked by parents will NOT be accepted or answered.
The ALSA Board of Directors has received many incredible applications for these
scholarships in the past. We are continually overwhelmed by the amazing
accomplishments of the llama youth of ALSA. Many of these youth are doing
wonderful things for their communities and the llama world! Good Luck to
all of the youth who send applications in this year for these scholarships.
Please consider making a donation to the ALSA Youth Scholarship Fund.
All donations are greatly appreciated!