Father of the Year Scholarship Fund

Award Amount
Application deadline
Awarded By:

Communities Foundation of Texas

Number of Awards & Eligibility: Up to three awards offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. Must be a resident of the Dallas-Ft. Worth area.
  2. Must be a high school senior or undergraduate student at the time of application.
  3. This award is for U.S. students.
  4. Must be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident.
  5. Must have a grade point average of 2.75 or higher.
  6. Must have a combined SAT score of 1090 or higher and/or ACT score of 22 or higher.

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

Description: This award is available for high school seniors and current undergraduate students in the Dallas-Ft. Worth area. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and academic excellence.

Application requirements for the Father of the Year 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.

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 Monday, April 1

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Monday, April 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.
About Communities Foundation of Texas:
Contact Information: Elizabeth Liser, Donor Services Director
Address: 5500 Caruth Haven Lane Dallas, Texas 75225-8146

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