Scholarship Description

The Joe C. and Patricia A. Bean Scholarship is created and established by Dr. and Mrs. Joe C. Bean to benefit Everman ISD students and honor four generations of Bean family graduates from EISD.

Dr. Joe C. Bean graduated from Everman Schools in 1952. He attended Texas Wesleyan and Baylor University, graduating from Baylor in 1956. He earned his Master's Degree from Wesleyan in 1962 and his Doctorate in Educational Administration from University of North Texas in 1977. Dr. Bean was the first principal of E. Ray Elementary School which opened in 1961. He later served as Everman ISD Superintendent of Schools from 1983 to 1997.

Patricia A. Bean attended the University of North Texas and graduated with a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees. During her career as a speech pathologist she was employed by Burleson ISD and Crowley ISD.  

Joe and Pat Bean have been loyal members of the EISD family. Dr. Bean has served as a founding director of the EISD Education Foundation since his retirement from the district. His wisdom and guidance continue to lead Everman ISD and the Education Foundation.

Scholarship Intent

The Joe C. and Patricia A. Bean Scholarship is intended for student scholarships to attend a post-secondary two-year or four-year college or university. Any Everman graduate is eligible for this scholarship, but preference will be given to those attending EISD for their entire educational career.

Scholarship Recipients

Scholarship recipients of the Joe C. Bean and Patricia A. Endowed Scholarship must demonstrate the following attributes, qualifications and requirements:

  1. Be a graduating senior of the Joe C. Bean High School
  2. Have at least 85 GPA on their high school transcript
  3. Have been admitted as a full-time student to an accredited college or university
  4. Maintain a consistent personal value system with no ethical or conduct issues
  5. Submit application for the scholarship by April 1st

Note: As the valedictorian receives a scholarship from the State of Texas, this person will not be considered for this scholarship.

Other Aspects Regarding the Scholarship

  1. Diversity will be honored in the selection of recipients.
  2. Donors may have the privilege of making recommendations among applicants.
  3. Financial need will be considered in awarding the scholarship.
  4. Based on earnings of the corpus, the Everman ISD Education Foundation may award more than one scholarship.

Provisions for Application

A student making application for the Joe C. and Patricia A. Bean Scholarship shall provide the following materials:

  1. Letter of Application
  2. Student resume of activities and awards
  3. High school transcript
  4. Three letters of recommendation or reference (church, business, school)
  5. Applications will be due no later than April 1st of each spring semester

Scholarship Selection

A scholarship committee comprised of representatives from EISD Administration, EISD Education Foundation, Joe C. Bean Administration and Faculty shall review all applications and make a final selection for award. The decision of the selection committee is final and not subject to appeal. Announcement of the scholarship recipient will be made at the annual Senior Awards Program and/or the community Baccalaureate program, wherein acknowledgement will also be made to Joe C. and Patricia A. Bean and the entire Bean family.

Provisions for Payment

A check will be issued from the Everman ISD Education Foundation to the college or university upon evidence of enrollment as a full-time student and acknowledgement from student. Funds are payable on or before the 12th day of the semester.