First Christian Church Garland is pleased to offer the
Harold and Martha Rusk Art and Music Scholarship
 for Garland Independent School District high school seniors, in the Spring of 2019.
The amount of the scholarship will be $1,000.00 for the 2019-2020 academic school year, for recipients maintaining a 3.0 GPA and enrolled in a minimum of 12 hours each semester.  
This scholarship will be awarded based on a panel of independent judges.  To qualify, student must meet all of the following criteria.
  • (GPA) Must be in top 25% of class at the time of the application
  • (Essay) An essay will be required
  • Must be a Garland ISD High School band, choir, orchestra, or art student
  • Must list activities and accomplishments
  • Must be a music major
  • Must state your planned major
  • Must state your planned college or university
  • Must present two (2) teacher recommendations and one (1) counselor recommendation
To be considered,  please download the application and follow the instructions.  All documentation must be submitted by email to by January 18th, 2019.
For questions, please contact First Christian Church Garland ( OR 972.272.5423)
Applications Due to Committee January 18, 2019
Recipient Notification February 1, 2019
Announcement of Scholarship Recipient February 24, 2019*
Your High School Awards Ceremony TBA*
*You must be present at the February 24 Rusk Concert at First Christian Church and the Awards Ceremony at your School.
Click here to download the application