Scholarships in Dallas

HSF/Nissan Community College Transfer Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: January 31

Applicant must be a United States citizen or legal permanent resident with a permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551 who is of Hispanic heritage. Applicant must be currently enrolled at a community college with a minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale and have plans to transfer and enroll as a full-time student pursuing a degree in business, engineering, communications, or media arts at a four-year accredited institution. FAFSA is required. Program will begin as of fall 2009.

Texas County Graduate Out of State Waivers

Award: -, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be in a graduate program and reside in one of the following Texas counties: Archer, Baylor, Childress, Clay, Collin, Collingsworth, Cooke, Cottle, Dallas, Denton, Donley, Foard, Gray, Hall, Hardeman, Jack, Montague, Parker, Rockwall, Tarrant, Wheeler, Wichita, Wilbarger, and Wise.

Dr. Don and Rose Marie Benton Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: April 3

Applicant must be affiliated with Trinity River Mission in Dallas, TX and be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program in a regionally accredited college or university.

The Dallas Morning News Journalism Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: April 27

Applicant must be a United States citizen or legal, permanent resident who is a graduating senior of a North Texas high school with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicant must show a demonstrated aptitude for print journalism and plan to pursue a four-year degree in journalism.

Deserving Student Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: April 29

Applicant must be a graduating high school senior or student who plans to enroll in, or is already enrolled in, an undergraduate or graduate program of study in a regionally accredited community college, college, university, or vocational or technical institute. Minimum 3.0 GPA, demonstration of financial need, and essay required.

Dr. Dan J. and Patricia S. Pickard Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 6

Applicant must be an African-American male student who is graduating from a high school in Dallas County. Financial need is required.

Tomy Tranchin Award

Award: $1,500, Deadline: March 6

Applicant must be a high school student in North Texas with a physical, emotional, or intellectual disability.

Morris Hite Memorial Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: October 24

Applicant must be a junior or senior college student in the following North Texas counties: Collin, Cooke, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Grayson, Johnson, Kaufman or Tarrant pursuing a bachelors or masters degree in an advertising related major. Minimum 3.0 GPA, one to three letters of recommendation, and essay required. Work samples are encouraged but not required.