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Baylor Senior Life Enrichment

Endowed Scholarship


up to $1,000 per academic semester 



First Friday in June



GPA 2.5
MAJOR Health Care Profession
PREREQUISITE See full requirements
ESSAY  One-page typed
LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION Two - one from a school official and the other from a community-involvement reference
COLLEGE El Centro College



The Baylor Senior Life Enrichment Endowed Scholarship was established in 2006 by private donors to provide high school students who have an interest in health care professions with an educational experience in the health care field.  This scholarship is available to high school students who are required to complete fifty hours of volunteer community service and who choose Baylor Senior Health Center at Fair Park as the site to provide service.  This scholarship will also provide an opportunity for increased student volunteer services and potential access to applicable job openings at Baylor Health Care System.


Applicant must:

  1. Be an El Centro College student
  2. Be enrolled and remain in a specific health careers program while receiving this scholarship
  3. Be a graduate of James Madison High School or School of Health Professions at the Yvonne A. Ewell Townview Center
  4. Have a minimum 2.5 GPA
  5. Maintain a minimum 3.0 once they enter a health careers program at El Centro
  6. Demonstrate the need for financial aid (Need will be determine by completing an application for Federal Student Aid.)
  7. Be a diligent student who is trying to gain skills and demonstrates an understanding that the health and well-being of the patient is the top priority in the health-care industry
  8. Complete 50 hours of community service hours at Baylor Geriatrics Center at Dallas prior to graduating (show proof of these hours)
  9. Be recommended by a Counselor from James Madison or School of Health Professions Townview Magnet Center


Submit the following to the DCCCD Foundation office:

  1. Completed DCCCD Foundation scholarship application form
  2. Complete (online) the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). (You must be a U.S. citizen or eligible noncitizen to apply for federal aid)
  3. One-page essay (typed) describing why you are deserving of the scholarship
  4. Two letter of recommendations - one of which is written by a school official who is aware of the applicant’s potential for college success. The other recommendation can be a character or a community-involvement reference.
  5. Official high school transcript
  6. Documented performance at the Baylor Geriatrics Center


Submit the completed application packet to:

DCCCD Foundation
Scholarship Manager
1601 South Lamar St.
Dallas, TX 75215-1816
Fax: 214-378-1510




High School Counselors from James Madison and School of Health Professions at the Yvonne A. Ewell Townview Center recommend qualified applicants to the DCCCD Foundation.  Selections are made by the DCCCD Foundation Selection Committee.

For more information contact or 214-378-1531



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