The Bill Pickett Memorial Scholarship Fund awards scholarships annually to outstanding students to further their education. Recipients are selected based on academic achievement, character, school and community involvement. Awards can be used for full or part time study at a technical school, a community college or a four-year university. Students must have already applied for or been accepted into a school at the time they apply for funding.
Applicants must meet all of the eligibility requirements and deadlines to qualify. Awards must be applied towards tuition, room and board, books and fees. Individuals applying for a scholarship must forward a complete application packet and it must be postmarked before the application deadline. Incomplete packets will not be considered. Checks will be made payable to the educational institution or student.
For an application to be considered complete you must include the following:
Submit all items in one packet.
Click on each link to view eligibility, selection, award process and application form.
Mail completed application packets to:
Bill Pickett Memorial Scholarship Fund
2617 Gray Mill Way, Loganville,GA 30052
We are excited to provide scholarships for deserving students nationally as they change the world. All applicants must submit applications and required paperwork by identified deadlines.
Students graduating from high school or attending an accredited technical school, community college or four-year university in the United States.
For 2022 we will award (2) Lu Vason Scholarships. Deadline to submit application is December 30, 2022.
Recipient will receive a scholarship to help with the cost of books. Eligible students are those graduating from high school or attending an accredited technical school, community college or four-year university in the United States.
Deadline is December 30, 2022
Applications will only be accepted for the state where you reside and where the Bill Pickett Invitational Rodeo (BPIR) is presented.
Regional Scholarships Deadlines:
Denver, CO: December 30, 2022
Ft. Worth, TX: May 17, 2022
Oakland, CA: July 1, 2022
Los Angeles, CA: July 1, 2022
Atlanta, GA: July 10, 2022
Washington, DC: September 1, 2022
One BPIR Calf Roping contestant will receive a scholarship to cover calf roping fees for one year.
Applications for consideration must be received by December 30, 2022