Father of the Year Scholarship
The Father of the Year Scholarship is awarded to a graduating high school senior in financial need who has achieved an average degree of academic excellence. This one-year award provide $5,000 for tuition, fees and books at any accredited college or university the United States or its possessions, including but not limited to four-year universities and community colleges.
Eligibility & Selection Criteria:
Eligible applicants must be graduating Seniors from a high school in Dallas, Tarrant, Collin or Denton counties in Texas. Applicants must be in good standing as students and have a cumulative GPA of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale, and either a minimum SAT score of 1500 (if taken January 2016 and earlier), a minimum SAT score of 1090 (if taken March 2016 and after), or ACT score of 22. Applicants must also be U.S. citizens or documented legal residents of the United States.
Selection is based on essay response, school and community participation, demonstrated leadership potential, and financial need.
Two letters of recommendation attesting to an applicant’s community participation, demonstrated leadership potential and financial need will be required. All applicants must also complete the FAFSA and submit an essay response.
Learn more about the Father of the Year here.