Education Foundation Scholarships

  • Scholarship Application Process:

    Opens: January
    Criteria for all scholarships: Must be a senior graduating from South Grand Prairie High School, Grand Prairie High or Dubiski Career High School

    Roger & Thelma Phillips Dickey Memorial Scholarship

    Established in 2003 by the Estate of Samuel Roger Dickey
    Amount: Varies
    Interviewer: GPISD Education Foundation Scholarship Committee
    Deadline: April 1, 2017 

    Criteria:

    • Application required
    • GPISD graduating senior intending to attend a college/university or accredited trade/technical school
    • GPA of 2.0 or better, based on a 4.0 scale
    • Demonstrated potential for advance education and seeking an academic degree
    • Have an economic need
    • Have involvement in extracurricular school activities
    • Volunteer Activities
    • Interviewed by the Education Foundation Scholarship Committee

     

    Beth Westfall Math Scholarship

    Amount: $500.00
    Interviewer: GPISD Education Foundation Scholarship Committee
    Deadline: April 1, 2017

    Criteria:

    • Application required
    • GPISD graduating senior intending to attend a college/university or accredited trade/technical school
    • GPA of 2.0 or better, based on a 4.0 scale
    • Demonstrated potential for advance education and seeking a math degree
    • Have an economic need
    • Have involvement in extracurricular school activities
    • Volunteer Activities
    • Interviewed by the Education Foundation Scholarship Committee

     

    Brittany Horton Memorial Scholarship

    Amount: $500.00
    Interviewer:  Friends and Family of Brittany Horton 
    Deadline: May 2, 2017 


    Criteria: See application for requirements

    • Application required
    • Plan to enter the nursing profession

     

    Grand Prairie Retired Coaches Association Scholarship

    Amount: Two - $500.00 scholarships 
    Interviewer: GP Retired Coaches Association committee  
    Deadline:  April 1, 2017

     
    Criteria:

    • Must be a graduating Grand Prairie ISD senior student
    • Plan to attend an accredited technical, 2 year, or 4 year school.  
    • Anyone who has received any other type of athletic scholarship is NOT eligible 
    • Must have been a student athlete, trainer or manager for three (3) years
    • Must be a person of good character
    • Submit recommendations from: 1-administrator, 1-coach, 2-teachers, 1-outside source (family friend, minister, or police officer)
    • Submit a handwritten essay of 75-100 words stating why you want the scholarship 
    • Send to Marie Patton, 1314 Nadine, Grand Prairie, TX 75052