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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 2021 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.

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Roy and Mae Smith Scholarship Fund


The Roy and Mae Smith Scholarship provides a one-year scholarship of up to $5,000 total to a graduate of Charleston High School in Charleston, 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, 2021 -

Subhasish Bhowmik Memorial Scholarship


The Subhasish Bhowmik Memorial Scholarship awards scholarships to graduating high school seniors from Emmett J. Conrad High School or Hillcrest High School who are interested in pursuing a college degree, community college degree, or trade school certification.
 

April 01, 2021 -

Sylvan Landau Founders Scholarship


The Sylvan Landau Founders Scholarship, of the Father of the Year Scholarship Fund, is awarded to a graduating high school senior in financial need who has achieved an average degree of academic excellence. The scholarship will be awarded to a student who intends to major in business or marketing.
 

April 01, 2021 -

Texas DPS Scholarship


The Texas DPS Scholarship awards scholarships to current or retired employees of the Texas Department of Public safety or immediate family members of current, retired or deceased employees of Texas DPS. Scholarships may be used at any accredited college or university in the United States or its possessions.
 

May 01, 2021 -

The Elizabeth Abrams Memorial Scholarship


The Elizabeth Abrams Memorial Scholarship is given to honor the spirit, strength and contribution of Elizabeth “Lizzie” Abrams. It is a one-year, $3,000 scholarship for graduating seniors of Plano East, Plano West, Plano Sr. High School or John Paul II High School that were members of the school swim team their senior year.
 

April 01, 2021 -

The Harris-Lee Ranch Scholarship


The Harris-Lee Ranch Scholarship provides a one-year, $5,000 scholarship to a graduating high school senior at Throckmorton High School in Throckmorton, Texas who intends to pursue a degree at any accredited 2-year or 4-year college, university or eligible trade/vocational school in the United States or its possessions.

April 01, 2021 -

The Horticultural Printers Scholarship Fund


The Horticultural Printers Scholarship Fund in Memory of Harold & Beky Vanberg awards scholarships to children and/or dependents of employees of Orora Visual, formerly IntegraColor. 

April 01, 2021 -

The Mr. and Mrs. W.L. Boyd Schooling Scholarship


The Mr. and Mrs. W.L. Boyd Schooling Scholarship Fund awards multiple two or four-year scholarships totaling up to $8,000 per student to graduating seniors at a Collin County, Texas high school who attend an accredited college or university in the State of Texas.
 

March 01, 2021 -

The Simon Greenstone Panatier Scholarship Benefiting Families Impacted by Cancer


The Simon Greenstone Bartlett (SGP) Scholarship awards multiple one-year scholarships to students impacted by cancer. Award amounts vary, but will total $50,000 annually and may be used to support tuition, books and fees at any accredited college or University in the United States or its possessions.
 

April 01, 2021 -