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Communities Foundation of Texas (CFT) is privileged to partner with our generous donors on the following scholarship opportunities. Starting on January 15th, the 2020 Universal Application will be available to students through our new scholarship portal. 

Please read the scholarship descriptions carefully to understand the criteria. No documentation will be accepted outside of the application portal or after the scholarship deadline that is listed below.


AAF Dallas Foundation Scholarship Fund

The AAF Dallas Foundation Scholarship provides one-year scholarships for up to $2,000 to current college students with average academic achievement and financial need working towards a bachelors or masters degree in the field of advertising or marketing communications, including advertising, marketing, radio/tv/film, journalism, graphic design and communications or related fields.

March 06, 2020 -

Allene Mae Kraus Memorial Scholarship

The Allene Mae Kraus Memorial Scholarship awards one $20,000 scholarship ($5,000 a year for four years) every four years to a graduating senior from Round-Top Carmine ISD in Texas. The scholarship may be used for tuition, books, and fees at any accredited 4-year college or university. 

May 15, 2020 -

Bank of America’s Supplier Diversity Small & Diverse Business Scholarship

Find more information about this specific scholarship here.

Award: Up to $10,000


Bob Edge Scholarship Fund

The Bob Edge Scholarship was established in 2005 to honor the work of Bob Edge through assistance to emerging commercial real estate professionals. Multiple scholarships of varying amounts may be awarded. The scholarship may be used for tuition and/or registration fees towards classes to achieve professional designations, such as but not limited to CCIM, SIOR, MAI, CPM, LED certification, etc., or to fulfill other real estate industry related requirements, memberships or degrees.


Bridges College Scholarship Fund for Graduating High School Seniors and College Students

Bridges College Scholarships are awarded to graduating seniors and past graduates of Bishop Lynch High School in Dallas, Texas. Multiple awardees are selected each year, with individual one-year awards in the maximum amount of $10,000.

April 10, 2020 -

C.C. Miao & Rosalind Miao Scholarship Fund

The C.C. Miao & Rosalind Miao Scholarship provides scholarships for graduating Seniors, current undergraduate, and graduate school students attending any accredited college or university in the State of Texas. Multiple scholarships are awarded each year, ranging from one to four-years. Award amounts vary.

May 01, 2020 -

C.V.M. Scholarship Fund

The C.V.M. Scholarship provides a one-year scholarship of up to $10,000 total to a graduate of MISD pursuing a college degree, community college degree, or trade school certification.

March 01, 2020 -

Carter Creech Scholarship

The Carter Creech Scholarship Fund provides scholarships to graduating seniors of Troy Buchanan High School in Troy, Missouri to pursue an undergraduate degree at a four-year college or university. Annual scholarships will range from $4,000 to a maximum of $8,000. Recipients can reapply each year and be considered for additional aid for up to a total of $16,000-$32,000 over four years.

April 10, 2020 -

Cecil L. Smith Scholarship Fund

The Cecil L. Smith Scholarship provides a one-year scholarship of up to $5,000 total to a graduate of Greenwood High School in Arkansas pursuing a college degree, community college degree, or trade school certification. Scholarship monies may be used for tuition, fees and books and will be paid directly to the awardee’s school. Ideal candidates are those who demonstrate average achievement, hard work, self-sufficiency, and financial need.

March 01, 2020 -