Purpose: Established to honor the memory of Alejandro Antonio "Tony" Balboa, who died a a result of an accident while riding his bicycle near his home in Alice, Texas. Tony was a graduate of Alice High School and a recent graduate of University of Incarnate Word and planned to attend medical school.
Eligibility: Applicants must:

  • Be a senior enrolled in Alice High School
  • Reside in Jim Wells County
  • Have a minimum GPA of 90% on 100% scale
  • Plan to pursue a degree in the medical field
  • Be from a family with at least one parent employed
  • Demonstrate financial need and community service
  • Enroll full-time at an accredited college or university in the United States
  • Maintain a college GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale to continue receiving the award