Applications for the 2017 academic year are available beginning January 2017. 
The deadline to submit an application is March 20, 2017. 
Scholarships will be awarded through the recipient's college or educational institution of record. 
All applicants will be informed of a decision in writing by May 31, 2017. 
Awards will be announced at END of TRAIL at Opening Ceremonies, June 2017.

Selection of each recipient is determined by a review of the SASS Scholarship Foundation Review Board of Trustees. Decisions will be based solely on the application process. Recommendations will be accepted only within the applicant's submittal package. Individual recommendations not included with the applicant's submittal package will not be accepted. Scholarship funds will be paid directly to the educational institution the student will be attending. Selection will be made without regard to the applicant's race, color, ethnic origin, religious belief, sex, marital status, or physical handicap, in accordance with Title IX of the Educational Amendments, and with section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Official acceptance confirmations will be mailed one week prior to END of TRAIL. Official announcements will be made during opening ceremonies at END of TRAIL and in the August issue of The Cowboy Chronicle.