Scholarships

 Mary El-Beheri German Heritage Essay Award

The German Texas Heritage Society will award scholarships for first through 3rd place, and contest registration fees will fund the fourth place and fifth place winners in the category “German-Texan Research Papers” at the Texas State German Contest.

$500 first place; $250 2nd place, $125 3rd place, $100 4th place, and $75 5th place

When and Where 
Winners will be announced at the Texas State German Contest Awards ceremony on February 28 at TSU, San Marcos. Checks will be presented by a representative of the GTHS and/or by Jennifer Christianson, Director of the TSGC.

Why
THE GTHS was founded in 1978 by three educators (Mary El-Beheri, Dona Reeves-Marquardt and Anna Thompson). It is important to the Society to promote educational projects. The organizaton wants and needs the support of educators.

Who is eligible?
Students who win 1st thru 5th place at the TSGC. Their teachers are encouraged to be members of the GTHS at the time of their winning; however, membership will not affect scholarship eligibility.

How to join the GTHS?
http://www.germantexans.org

Membership Benefits of the German-Texan Heritage Society

Basic Membership Fee $25.00 *The Journal (ISSN 0730-3106), printed 4 times per year, is filled with extensive genealogical information, original essays, book reviews, reprints of articles from other publications (domestic and foreign), general history and preservation information. *Reduced Annual Meeting registration fee. An Annual Meeting is held in German heritage areas of Texas in the Fall. A different program each year may include tours of historical sites, workshops and presentations by researchers, preservationists, genealogists, folklorists and members. *Book Specials and Discounts on books published by the Society. *Genealogy advice and free Journal queries

Upcoming

Winterfest

Feb. 2, 2019 
Jasper High School
6800 Archgate Dr
Plano,TX  75024     
Site Director: Jillian Reilly      Jillian.Reilly@pisd.edu

Jan. 12, 2019
Online registration due by 11:59 p.m. (early-bird deadline).

Jan. 19, 2019
Online registration due by 11:59 p.m. (regular deadline).

Sportfest

Nov. 10, 2018
Trinity High School           

500 N Industrial
Euless,TX  76039     

Site Director :Hildegard Lombardo Hildegardlombardo@
hebisd.edu

More Important Dates

Feb. 23, 2019
Texas State German Contest, Texas State University, San Marcos

Mar. 8, 2019
Gail Cope Scholarship applications due

April 26, 2019
Teacher Grant applications due

February 22, 2020
Texas State German Contest 2020

Contact Us

Winterfest
Beth Smith
fraubeth@att.net
Winterfest Mailing Address
328 High Brook Drive
Richardson, TX 78080


Site Director: Jillian Reilly      Jillian.Reilly@pisd.edu

TSGC Mailing Address
Texas State German Contests, Inc.
PO Box 2043
Boerne, TX 78006

Onsite Directors
Kayla Hill & Dr. Ewa Siwak
Dept. of Modern Languages
601 University Drive
San Marcos, TX 78666