Office of Student Life

Scholarships

Joseph Ray Witherspoon El Centro College Student Scholarship

Ray Witherspoon was a valued, respected college administrator and life-long learner committed to student success and community building throughout his 28-year career at El Centro College. Many of you knew and worked with Ray during his long tenure at El Centro. In honor of this legacy a scholarship has been established in his name.

The James Ray Witherspoon Scholarship will be awarded to one student in the amount of $300 for both Spring and Fall semester. Applicants must meet the DCCCD requirements for in-district tuition; have completed a minimum of 12 credit hours with a minimum 2.5 GPA; be enrolled in a minimum of 12 credit hours (9 of which must be at ECC) per semester.

Students must submit a completed DCCCD Foundation Scholarship Application along with one letter of recommendation from an El Centro college faculty member, addressing the applicant's academic achievement, academic potential, career goals, and community involvement or service learning. Students must also submit an essay addressing three questions. Application materials will be reviewed and recipient selected by the Executive Vice President of Academic Affairs and Student Success or a committee appointed by him. See attachment for full details.

The deadline for submission of all materials is Friday April 10 per criteria. Since the college will be closed that day the deadline will be extended to Monday April 13. Your assistance in publicizing this scholarship in your classes would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you.

View Document for full deatils...




The Dallas County Community College Foundation is eager to receive applications for the following scholarship opportunities:

LeCroy Scholars Program – is entering its 18th year of awarding scholarships to deserving students who attend or plan to attend one of the seven Dallas County Community Colleges. More than 200 recipients have had the opportunity to be a part of this prestigious group of DCCCD scholars. Please stop by the Office of Student Life (B-270) to pick up an application packet.

Criteria: Students are selected based on their leadership record and must demonstrate involvement in academic, church and/or community based activities.
Award Amount: $1,000 per semester, up to four semesters, totaling $4,000.
Deadline for submission of application packet: Friday, April 3, 2009.
Review and selection of recipients: May 2009




The Dallas County Community College Foundation is eager to receive application for the following scholarship opportunities:

Erin Tierney Kramp Encouragement Scholarships Program – is entering it 10th year of awarding scholarships to deserving students who attend or plan to attend one of the seven Dallas County Community Colleges. Thanks to the effort of the Dallas/Fort Worth Private Equity Forum, proceeds of their annual charity golf tournament benefit the Erin Tierney Encouragement Scholarship program. Applicants need to describe in their one-page essay the circumstances and hardships that require special courage and perseverance.

Criteria: Students interested in applying for this scholarship must possess high moral character, demonstrated leadership/scholastic excellence and have shown courage and perseverance in the face of adversity.
Award Amount: Scholarship for full tuition and books, up to four semesters.
Deadline for submission of application packet: Friday, April 3, 2009.
Review and selection of recipients: May 2009.




Texas Energy Council
Scholarship Application


Please assemble and mail the following materials (note: please use a font size no smaller than 10 for all submittals)
  • Application contact information

  • Transcripts
    Please include both undergraduate and graduate work. These may initially be copies, but official sets will be required for finalists.
  • Applicant information
    This should be no more than two type written pages, that explains your field of interest, the level of degree you hope obtain, and the area of the energy industry you plan to work in. Please include why you chose this field.
  • Applicant work history
    Please describe your work history and any energy Industry experience you may have. Be sure to include dates and the name of your direct supervisor.
  • Two recommendations: each should be sealed in a separate envelope and taped across the sealed flap, with the signature of the respondent across the tape. The envelope should have the applicant’s name on the front.
    One recommendation from a professor, counselor or other College individual who knows you well. One from a mentor or another person who has worked with you, such as a supervisor, Scout leader, or church contact.
SEND BY CERTIFIED MAIL OR BRING THE COMPLETED PACKET TO:

EMGI
BUILDING H, BROOKHAVEN COLLEGE
3939 VALLEY VIEW LANE
DALLAS, TX 75244
ATTN:DIRECTOR

ENTRIES POSTMARKED/RECEIVED ON OR BEFORE MAY 15, 2009 WILL BE CONSIDERED FOR REVIEW.





Latino Scholarship

A comprehensive list of more than 300 other scholarships for Hispanic students is now available through Latino College Dollars, developed by the Tomás Rivera Policy Institute at the University of Southern California with support from The Sallie Mae Fund. This free directory can be searched and downloaded free of charge at www.latinocollegedollars.org.

Scholarship Deadline from The Sallie Mae Fund Fast Approaching
First in My Family Scholarship Program (Deadline: April 15) -- This program, developed in partnership with the Hispanic College Fund, offers scholarships ranging from $500 to $5,000 to Hispanic-American students who are the first in their family to attend college and have financial need.