ELITE Scholarships

Dallas Community College elite scholarships focus on your growth, networking, community activities and offer mentors who see you through your educational journey. Applicants must apply for admissions and have a DCCCD ID prior to submitting their application for Elite Scholarships.


Erin Tierney Kramp Encouragement Scholarship

The Erin Tierney Kramp Encouragement Scholarship was established in 1999 by the ETK Encouragement Foundation and the Dallas/Fort Worth Private Equity Forum in memory of a courageous individual, Erin Tierney Kramp. In 1994, Erin Tierney Kramp was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 33.

Erin Tierney Kramp Program awards scholarships to students based upon their courage and perseverance in the face of adversity. Eligible applicants include high school seniors who will graduate in the spring and current students attending any of the seven Dallas County Community Colleges.

Erin Tierney Kramp Board members mentor the Kramp scholars. Recipients of the Erin Tierney Kramp Encouragement Endowed Scholarship will receive funds for tuition and books for up to six consecutive semesters, plus other advantages.

ADVANTAGES

  • Books and tuition for up to 6 consecutive semesters
  • One-on-One Mentoring
  • Enrichment Activities
  • Emergency Fund
  • Continue your college education beyond DCCCD (must meet university requirements after receipient completes hours at DCCCD)
The application deadline is March 31st.

View the Erin Tierney Kramp Scholarship criteria and apply or get more information.

Myers-LeCroy Scholarship

The Myers-LeCroy Scholars Endowed Scholarship was established in 1988 by DCCCD Foundation Board Member Mike A. Myers to recognize the late Dr. R. Jan LeCroy, former Chancellor of the DCCCD from 1981 to 1988, for his exemplary leadership in education and in the community. In 2018, the scholarship was renamed the Myers-LeCroy Scholarship in honor of Mr. Myers dedication to the program.

Outstanding leadership and academics are the main requirements of the Myers-LeCroy Scholars Program. Nancy LeCroy and Mike Myers are mentors to the Myers-LeCroy Scholars. Eligible applicants include high school seniors who will graduate in the spring and students currently enrolled in any of the seven Dallas County Community Colleges. Students selected as Myers-LeCroy Scholars will receive a scholarship for tuition and books for up to six consecutive semesters, plus other advantages.

ADVANTAGES

  • Books and tuition for up to 6 consecutive semesters
  • One-on-One Mentoring
  • Networking with former Myers-LeCroy Scholars
  • Enrichment Activities
  • Continue your college education beyond DCCCD (must meet university requirements after you complete hours at DCCCD)
The application deadline is March 31st.

View the Myers-LeCroy Scholarship criteria and apply or get more information.

Muse Scholarship

The Muse Scholarship Program was created by longtime DCCCD Foundation supporters Lyn and John Muse. The Muse Scholars program will recognize outstanding students who show strong potential to succeed and demonstrate a personal commitment to the community by agreeing to volunteer at least 20 hours of community service or work part-time for each semester.

Scholars must also exhibit a strong sense of purpose, a deep work ethic, and clear educational goals. It supports up to the costs incurred by recipients – including tuition and books – that their certification program or degree plan might require.

Eligible applicants include high school seniors who will graduate in the spring and students currently enrolled in any of the seven Dallas County Community Colleges This scholarship is for up to six consecutive semesters, plus other advantages.

ADVANTAGES

  • Books and tuition for up to 6 consecutive semesters
  • One-on-One Mentoring
  • Networking with former Muse Scholars
  • Enrichment Activities
The application deadline is March 31st.

View the Muse Scholarship criteria and apply or get more information.

Questions?

Please contact contact the DCCCD Foundation at foundation@dcccd.edu or 214-378-1531.