When is the deadline for submitting applications?

Applications must be postmarked by 12 Midnight on day of the deadline announced each year.

When are the Letters of Recommendation and school transcripts due?

Letters of Recommendations and a copy of school transcripts are due by the published deadline for consideration. The final school transcript is due by July 1st. If selected as a scholar, your final transcript has not been submitted your scholarship may be forfeited.

Official Transcripts must be mailed to

Robert Lee Macklin Scholarship Fund
PO Box 8429
Fort Worth, Texas 76124

Can anyone write me a Letter of Recommendation?

Letters of Recommendation must be provided by someone who knows your academic history and character. Parents are not permitted to write the recommendations for the applicant. Letters of Recommendation can be submitted online. Please provide the link to the people you are asking.

Can I apply online?

Yes. Apply Online for The Robert Lee Macklin Scholarship Fund

Can I fax or email my application?

All applications for The Robert Lee Macklin Scholarship Fund must be be sent via U.S. Postal Service (USPS) or submitted via our online application.

Mailing Address

Robert Lee Macklin Scholarship Fund
PO Box 8433
Fort Worth, Texas 76124

I missed the deadline. Can I still apply?

Unfortunately, we are unable to consider applications that are received after the deadline.

Will I be required to provide proof of parents' income?

The applicant may be asked to provide verification of parents' income for proof of financial need.

If I am awarded a Robert Lee Macklin Scholarship, how will the funds be distributed?

The funds awarded from The Robert Lee Macklin Scholarship Fund are sent directly to the financial Aid office of the institution the applicant is attending the fall semester. The The Robert Lee Macklin Scholarship Fund will need the student's college ID# to ensure the funds are distributed to the correct account.

If I am awarded other scholarships or financial aid, does it affect my eligibility?

Other scholarships will not affect the applicant's eligibility for the Robert Lee Macklin Scholarship. While other scholarships don't impact eligibility, the The Robert Lee Macklin Scholarship Fund Board will ask if the student is receiving other scholarships.

When are the winners notified?

The applicants who are awarded the scholarship from The Robert Lee Macklin Scholarship Fund will be notified via email and/or text within 5-7 days after the applicant's interview date. Due to the volume of applications, only the finalists who were interviewed will be notified of decision.

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