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The Best Choice for your Education

Founded in 2010, The Slade Edling Scholarship Fund is a local 501 c3 not-for-profit organization that is tax exempt under Federal and State law that provides academic scholarships to high school seniors that will be continuing their education at any public or private higher learning institution in the US. Initially the Fund awarded scholarships to Columbia High School Seniors, Slade’s alma mater, however with the generous support and donations this scholarship is now available for any public high school student in the State of Texas.


In Memory of Slade Edling

Slade Taylor Edling was born January 8 to Thomas and Rita Edling in Wharton, TX. Slade was diagnosed with a very aggressive type of brain tumor in October 2008. After 4 month battle with the disease Slade left this world too early on February 9, 2009.Read More

10 Keys to Success

“Be a problem solver, not a problem maker” he said, “what will set you apart from others is when you go to your boss (or teacher) and say, ‘I have a problem, but I think I have a solution’”.Read More

What it Means to You

If you are a high school senior currently enrollment in a public high school in the state of Texas and are wanting to further your academic career we are here to help make that possible.


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