Peter James McNee, Sr. Scholarship
Established in 1996 in honor of Mr. McNee by his grandson. Mr. McNee was a successful rancher
and oilman from Rusk County who had an abiding interest in education and the young people of East Texas. Recipients
of the scholarship are determined by faculty recommendation, and are processed through the Kilgore College Foundation.
Sam Ross FFA Scholarship
Established in 1991 in honor of Mr. Sam Ross. Mr. Ross had a great interest in students involved
in farming and ranching activities. The scholarship shall be awarded to Kilgore High School graduating seniors who are
members of the Future Farmers of America (FFA) and will enroll in Kilgore College upon graduation from Kilgore High School.
Recipients of the award are selected by a scholarship committee. Information may be obtained from the Director of .
Kilgore College Presidential Scholarship
One of the most prestigious academic scholarships offered by Kilgore College for all majors.
Recipients must attain a minimum 1000 SAT or 25 ACT and graduate in the top 10% of their class with a 92 or better average.
Must meet three of the four criteria. Applications are sent to high school counselors in KC Service Area comprising
about 25 school districts. Students can also apply through the . Covers tuition, registration fees, and use of books.
Jamie Rae Sterling Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship was formerly known as the Kilgore College Agriculture Club Scholarship
but in 1996 was renamed in memory of Jamie Rae Sterling. Jamie was tragically
killed in an auto accident in August 1996, only a month after her 21st birthday. Additional
funds have been graciously added to the scholarship by Bill and Patricia Sterling of Prosper, Texas in memory of
their daughter, who at the time of her death was a promising student of agriculture at Kilgore College.
The scholarship is available to second year KC agricultural students or any student
who has completed two years as a KC agricultural student and is in the process of transferring to a senior college as an agricultural
Funds are generated by special contributions (the Sterling family) and proceeds from
the sale of club projects by the KC Agriculture Club. Applications are available
from Bob Young the KC agriculture instructor. Phone number is (903) 834-6255.
The Bob Young "Go Texan"
These scholarships are named in honor of Kilgore College agriculture instructor
Bob Young. The funds have been generously donated by the Rusk County "Go Texan"
Committee, an affiliate of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, which raises funds for student scholarships through participation
in major service projects. Mr. Young is an active member of the Committee.
These scholarships are granted annually to Kilgore College agriculture students entering
their second year at the College, having completed their first academic year (fall and spring) with 24 semester hours of academic
work with a minimum 2.5 GPA. Each scholarship carries a $500 annual stipend. Application can be requested from Bob Young, the KC agriculture instructor. Phone number is (903) 834-6255.