4:12 Kids is proud to award a Trade School Scholarship for the 2021-2022 School year.

ELIGIBILITY: Student must be a 2021 graduate of a Caldwell County, Texas high school or homeschool. Student must be applying to or be accepted into a recognized trade school program.

AWARD: A one-time award of $1,500. Funds will be submitted directly to the school on behalf of the student when acceptance and registration is confirmed.


  1. Completed Scholarship Application Form
  2. Two (2) Completed Reference Forms (in sealed envelope or emailed direct from reference)
  3. ESSAY: Submit a personal essay describing your decision to attend a trade school. Who or what influenced you, why you feel you will be successful in this career, career objectives, future goals, etc.

All items should be submitted together. Application is not considered complete until ALL requirements are met.

DEADLINES: The application packet must be submitted by midnight, April 30th, 2021. Late applications will not be accepted. Applications may be submitted in person or by mail to the 4:12 Kids Office, who address are listed on the bottom of this page. Emailed applications (except for reference forms) will not be accepted. (Applications may be downloaded and filled out or picked up at the office, address below).

SELECTION PROCESS: The Board will review all completed applications. Consideration will be based upon merit, financial need, school and community involvement, essay, and references. The top five (5) candidates will then be scheduled to interview before the Board the week of May 9th. The scholarship winner will be notified on or before May 15th. In the event the winner is disqualified after selection is made, the runner-up will be notified as soon as possible.

QUESTIONS: Any questions or concerns can be submitted to Charity Kittrell, Executive Director 4:12 Kids, at 512.668.4334 or charity

Submit Completed Applications to:

In-Person     4:12 Kids 521 N. Pecos Street Lockhart, TX 78644

 By Mail 4:12 Kids Attn: Scholarship Committee PO Box 1324 Lockhart, TX 78644