Event Scholarships


Rising Star Program

The DCCCD Foundation created the Rising Star Program for Dallas County Public High School students to get a college education. The Rising Star Scholarship provides qualified high school graduates with academic support services and up to $4,000 for tuition and books.

To see if you qualify, visit the Rising Star application page on the DCCCD website.


Erin Tierney Kramp Encouragement Endowed Scholarship

The 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. Recipients of the Erin Tierney Kramp Encouragement Endowed Scholarship will receive funds for tuition and books for up to 6 semesters.

Apply for the Erin Tierney Kramp Encouragement Endowed Scholarship.


LeCroy Scholars Endowed Scholarship

The 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. Outstanding leadership and academics are the main requirements of the LeCroy Scholars Program. Nancy LeCroy and Mike Myers are mentors to the 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. High School students selected as LeCroy Scholars will receive a scholarship for tuition and books for up to six consecutive semesters.

Apply for the LeCroy Scholars Endowed Scholarship.


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. This scholarship is for up to six consecutive semesters.

Apply for the Muse Scholarship.


Questions?

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