The purpose of the Debutante Scholarship Program is to provide
scholarships and personal development to eligible young ladies. The program is
designed to develop leadership skills, encourage unity, and promote community service
and academic excellence in young women through mentorship and life skills
training. The process offers a wide range of social, personal, career and
educational enrichment opportunities for high school seniors. Activities
consist of workshops, community service, etiquette training and more. Selected
participants learn to successfully transition into the next stage of their
high school and college career before taking their bow and being presented
to society at the Ball.
Applicants must meet the following requirements:
Participation Fee Covers:
Opportunity for 1st Place, 2nd Place and 3rd Place General Scholarship Awards
Special Debutante Awards
Selected participants will be recognized for the following:
PERFECT ATTENDANCE AWARD- Seminars/Meetings/Practices
HIGHEST GPA AWARD – Six-Week Period Ending Immediately Preceding the Ball
COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD – Most Community Service Hours
MISS CONGENIALITY – Peer Selected
BEST SCRAPBOOK AWARD - Covering The Events of the Debutante Process and Preparation for Higher Education
TOP FUNDRAISER AWARD
1st, 2nd and 3rd PLACE GENERAL SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS - Based On a Competitive Point System That Includes Advertisement/Patron/Ticket Sales, Event and Activity Participation, Community Service and Other Established Requirements.
BOOK SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS
Granted to Participants Who Turn in A Minimum of $2,000.00 In Combined Advertisements/Patrons/Ticket Sales.
All interested applicants are asked to attend an information session where questions about the program, including registration procedures, training workshops and community service activities will be answered. No pre-registration for the information session is necessary.
Information Session will be held:
Sunday, May 22, 2016 at 3pm
Location: The San Saba Room
University of Texas at Arlington
Arlington, TX 76019
REGULAR APPLICATIONS ARE ACCEPTED UNTIL
June 5, 2016 (Mailed applications must be postmarked by this date.)
Late applications will be accepted from June 6, 2016 until June 12, 2016
All mailed applications must be postmarked by June 12, 2016.
Mail applications to:
The Arlington Foundation for Excellence in Education
Attn: Debutante Scholarship Program
P.O. Box 150301, Arlington, Texas 76015
Click the link below to access the latest Debutante Program Application:
Here's a look at the unique and unforgettable experience of the 2015 Debutantes!