Each year the Texas Tech Dallas Chapter Board awards at least 7 Dallas County students with scholarships. The scholarships are awarded to current Dallas County students who will be attending Texas Tech this coming Fall. The scholarship is for at least $2,000 total to be paid out in increments of $1,000 in the Fall of 2017 and $1,000 in the Spring of 2018.
This scholarship is open to any graduating senior in Dallas ISD. The award amount is $1,000.
The 2017 Patrice Withers Stephens HBCU Scholarship is offering one (1) $1,000.00 scholarship to a graduating high school senior who plans to attend a historically black college or university. This scholarship is made available through the Alliance for a Brighter Community Foundation whose purpose is to enhance the educational development for underprivileged and at-risk students; provide financial assistance to students pursuing further educational development; and sponsor programs that will support the target service areas of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated®. The ABC Foundation is the charitable organization of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated®, Omega Alpha Omega Chapter that ensures the chapter’s ability to raise and disburse scholarship funds, and to raise funds for impactful community programs.
The King David Lodge #4 Scholarship is in its initial year. The mission of the scholarship is to provide financial assistance to individuals enrolled for undergraduate study in community colleges, and universities. The Scholarship principally targets two and four year academic programs.
ST LUKE “COMMUNITY” UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION 2017
The National Black MBA Association Inc, Dallas-Ft. Worth Chapter will be accepting applications for the 2017 Scholarship Competition on March 15th, $1,000 – $1,500 scholarships are available.
All scholarships are awarded on an equal opportunity basis to current high school senior students who attend school in the Dallas Branch region (Collin, Cooke, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Kaufman, Navarro, and Rockwall Counties) and who will be attending an institution of higher learning in the 2015 Fall semester in pursuit of a degree in Civil Engineering.
The Immigrant Journey Awards Program raises scholarship funds for immigrant or first generation American high school seniors to attend the college of their choice.
The Foundation awards scholarships to students who are or will be enrolled in Texas’ technical and trade schools and community colleges and universities, who are working toward earning building trade certifications or construction industry degrees, and who are planning to enter the construction workforce.
The applicant must be enrolled at an accredited college, university or law school, will not have graduated by Fall 2017, and must be attending classes. This scholarship is only open to women. The scholarship will be awarded based on merit, need and commitment to helping others. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0. A transcript must be attached to the application for consideration.
The Association of Hispanic School Administrators is providing three $1,000 scholarship for Dallas ISD Hispanic seniors (2016-2017) entering their first year of college in the fall of 2017, and pursuing a degree in education. Applicants are expected to enroll in a full academic course of study and attend an accredited college during the 2017-2018 academic year.
Scheef & Stone, LLP, is seeking applicants for our 2016 Immigrant Journey Scholarship. The purpose of our scholarship is to recognize immigrants or first generation American citizen high school seniors in the DFW area who have demonstrated exceptional academic performance and community service.
For eligibility, the student must:
Be a Dallas Independent School District graduating senior.
Plan to teach in Dallas ISD upon college completion.
Show evidence of leadership and high school achievement.
Be active in school/community affairs.
This $1,000.00 Scholarship is offered by the National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) to students where his or her family participated in the HIPPY program when the student was age 3, 4 and 5 years old. If you are applying for this Scholarship, then you are aware that Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY) is an evidenced-based program that works with families in their home to support parents in their critical role as their child's first and, of course, most important teacher.
1. The North Texas Latin American Physicians Association (NTLAPA) and NTLAPA Charitable Foundation (NCF) are local non-profit organizations of Physician and Professional Healthcare Leaders working together to improve the quality of healthcare for the communities in North Texas through scholarship and community support.
Rising Star provides qualified high school graduates with academic support services and up to $5,500 for tuition and books at a DCCCD college.
The Academic Scholarship Program at UAPB is designed to recognize and reward students who have exemplified academic excellence. Scholarships awarded by the Office of Recruitment are for first-time entering students to the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff who have not completed a bachelor’s degree program. Incoming freshmen may be offered a scholarship based on their 6 semester transcript; however, final/official transcripts are required for award and may change the award level. Scholarship awards are based upon cumulative grade point average (4.0 scale), critical reading and math ACT/SAT scores, and rank in graduating class.
Four scholarships for two males and two females --- $5,000 each --- will be awarded to two African American and two Hispanic students on behalf of the former NASA astronaut, physician and businessman, Dr. Bernard Harris. Deadline for submissions is April 10, 2017.
This $2,000 scholarship will be awarded to a student who has made a difference by volunteering time in the community and in the classroom.
We are pleased to announce the 2017 ECLAT Foundation Scholarship for graduating seniors and current college students residing in Collin, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Hunt, Kaufman, Johnson, Parker, Rockwall, Tarrant or Wise counties that intend to pursue or are currently pursuing a 4-year degree at an accredited college or university in the State of Texas. Attached you will find a flier with more detailed information about the scholarship opportunity
The Tom Joyner Foundation Teacher Quality Initiative with Paul Quinn College provides pre-service teachers with up to eight semesters of scholarships for tuition and fees. The amount of each scholarship from the Foundation is determined after all financial aid, other than loans, and other scholarships are awarded to the student.
A scholarship opportunity is available for senior varsity athletes. NBC 5 is proud to partner with Wingstop to award one $1000 scholarship each month to our deserving North Texas high school athletes. Anyone can nominate the students, including themselves. It is most beneficial to the student if the nominator provides as much information as possible on the form (GPA, number of AP classes, organizations, activities, and honors).
Congresswoman Johnson is very pleased about this partnership with Dallas ISD and for the improved lines of communication you’re your counselors. I hope that the information provided was of interest to the target audience and that they will eagerly help identify students who would be ideal candidates for the “debt-free education”.
Generation Texas (GenTX) College Application and Financial Aid Awareness Month (November 2016)
In November 2016, we will combine and coordinate efforts that were previously held in November and the following February of the program year to support students at participating high schools as they complete college applications and financial aid applications as well as elementary, middle, and other schools and community organizations that conduct outreach to younger students and parents to raise awareness around the importance of higher education. We will provide information, resources, social media, and technical support as we look to increase the number of Apply Texas applications and FAFSA completed during this month. We will also collect data on the number of associated statewide events and participants that are impacted by your efforts. We will again partner with the American College Application Campaign (ACAC) initiative.
Generation Texas (GenTX) Decision Day (May 5, 2017)
Generation Texas (GenTX) Decision Day will be held May 5, 2017. In addition to this designated day, the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board encourages GenTX activities on or around May to be more inclusive of the many Decision Day events that occur across the state and to better align with a National Decision Day. Decision Day is a celebration of graduating seniors who are entering post-secondary education. Traditionally this fanfare has been reserved for athletes and we are working to celebrate academic achievement with equal excitement. This campaign is a culmination of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board’s (THECB) student outreach and college awareness activities over the course of a year. The emphasis is on creating a college-going culture in Texas high schools, with a focus on first-generation and low-income students as well as students who may not otherwise apply to college. We will collect data on the number of associated statewide events and participants that are impacted by your efforts.
You Lead, is a North Texas Youth Leadership Program (NTYL) designed to connect and
empower high school students throughout the DFW area; cultivating them to be future leaders of
the world. All High School Juniors and Seniors are eligible to apply. Through collaboration
with various community and business leaders, students are given innovative, hands-on
experiences through workshops, informative speaking events, exclusive site visits, and
participation in community service projects. In addition, students will learn the importance of
teamwork, gain real-world leadership insight, and acquire the essential leadership skills they
need to persevere and succeed in their academic and professional careers.
The application for the program can be accessed at:
Understanding options after high school graduation can be overwhelming, that’s why United Way partnered with the Dallas Regional Chamber and Accenture, for the Future Focus Summer Camp. The camp seeks to serve 75 Dallas ISD students for two weeks each June. During this annual two – week, all – day camp experience, students will be guided through selections of the Skills to Succeed Curriculum, enriched with guest speakers, small group work, and panel discussions. On six of the ten program days, students will go on field trips to six different corporate headquarters throughout North Texas where they can see the vast array of jobs available in various industries, enabling them to see how skills they are developing translate into the real world. Hands-on experiences leave camp students with sharper skills in business, professionalism, resume writing, interviewing, financial planning, career exploration, company visits, technology and more. Click on the link below to apply.
Summer Program – Wall Street in One Week The TCU High School Investor Challenge is a one-week academic camp for highly motivated students entering their senior year of high school who want to learn the intricacies of stock selection and portfolio management. This unique program, held on the TCU campus each summer (June 11 - 16, 2017), is sponsored by TCU’s Neeley School of Business through the Luther King Capital Management Center for Financial Studies and co-sponsored by Fidelity Investments. Students accepted into the program stay in a TCU residence hall and attend daily college-level classes taught by TCU finance and accounting professors. Each class day will be full, but there is time in the evenings for fun, such as arcade games, activities at TCU’s Recreation Center, and dinner at Fort Worth’s popular Joe T. Garcia’s restaurant. Click the link below for to apply
SJP is an all-expenses-paid journalism and college preparation program at Princeton University for high school juniors from low-income backgrounds. In this program, students learn reporting skills from celebrated journalists, report and write their own newspaper, and are paired with a counselor who oversees their college admissions process. SJP alumni have gone on to jobs and internships at The New York Times, The New Yorker, NPR, and many other news outlets. Click on the link below to apply.