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Scholarship Application for Doctoral Students in Education Now Available

The application for the Johnny L. Veselka Scholarship award is now available. The scholarship was established to honor and provide financial assi tance to outstanding doctoral students pursuing a career in educational leadership, with particular emphasis on the superintendency. The scholarship recognizes the continuing leadership of Dr. Johnny L. Veselka, having served the Texas Association of School Administrators (TASA) for more than 40 years.

TASA will award three scholarships in the amount of $2,500 each, as the number and quality of applicants allows. Scholarship winners will be announced and the awards will be presented at TASA's Midwinter Conference in Austin, January 25-28, 2015.

To be eligible, applicants must be enrolled in an accredited university doctoral program in the field of education. Those who are already employed as a superintendent and currently enrolled in a university education doctoral program are also eligible to apply. The application closes December 5. For more information about the Johnny L. Veselka Scholarship award program, go to