General James H. Doolittle Scholarship Fund

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Amount
Awarded

$5,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

March 1

Friday
Awarded By:

Communities Foundation of Texas

Number of Awards & Eligibility: One scholarship awarded annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must have a grade point average of 2.75 or higher.
  3. Must major in aerospace science or aeronautical engineering.
  4. Must be a resident of Texas.
  5. Must be a college junior, senior, or graduate student at the time of application.
  6. Must be a U.S. citizen.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This award is available for college juniors and seniors who are majoring in aerospace science or aeronautical engineering. Applicants must be residents of Texas and have a grade point average of 2.75 or higher.

Application requirements for the General James H. Doolittle Scholarship Fund are:

  • Application form
  • Personal statement
  • Official Transcript
  • Recommendation letter
  • Essay
Additional Information: The Communities Foundation of Texas has been a partner with local individuals, families and businesses for raising the quality of life in the Texas community since 1953. Providing scholarships to deserving students is an important part of this mission, in the hopes that financial assistance will help these students to reach their full potential in high schools, colleges and continuing education across the country. The Doolittle Tokyo Raiders’ Board of Directors announces the establishment of the General James H. Doolittle Scholarship Fund with the Communities Foundation of Texas to honor their leader in perpetuity. Purpose of the fund is to assist college students through the award of one scholarship annually in the maximum amount of $5,000 to a deserving student who is pursuing a baccalaureate or advanced degree in aeronautical engineering or an aerospace science. The selection criteria shall include scholastic achievement, school and community participation, demonstrated leadership potential and financial need.

Award Amount: Up to $5,000 annually, non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $5,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, March 1

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, March 1

Applications and additional information are available on The Communities Foundation of Texas website. To apply for this award, students must first register an account with The Communities Foundation of Texas. Upon registration, students will be prompted to supply personal information for the general application. In addition to the online general application, the student must submit the following: evidence of eligibility for admission to an accredited four-year college or university (transcript, record, or endorsement letter by school official on school stationery will suffice); and an essay of a suggested length of 500 to 1,000 words on one of the topics listed on the application. All applications, essay responses, and electronic supporting documents must be submitted online prior to the deadline.
Contact: Elizabeth Liser
Address: 5500 Caruth Haven Lane Dallas, Texas 75225-8146

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