The Galveston Lifeguarding Association is proud to support and encourage Galveston Island Beach Patrol staff members to pursue higher education. Each year, GLA awards at least one $500 scholarship for a Galveston Island Beach Patrol Lifeguard working at any stage on their higher education.


To qualify for consideration, applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Be currently employed by Galveston Island Beach Patrol
  • Registered at a qualified post-secondary educational institution
  • Complete all steps of the application process promptly

How to Apply

Those interested in applying should:

  • Download the Scholarship Application
  • Complete the application fully, including: 500 word or less essay, current certified transcripts from educational institution, letters of recommendation from community leaders

Application Deadlines

Activity Begin Date Deadline
Application Period January 1 through July 1 July 1
Selection Committee July 1 through July 15 July 15
Award Announcement 3rd Week of July 3rd Week of July

Best of luck to all applicants!