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For High School Students SCHOLARSHIPS

Mel Brown McGinnis Legacy Arts Scholarship | $1,000

Open to an African-American male or female student in the Dallas/Ft. Worth metroplex who aspires to pursue a college degree in literary arts, performing arts, or visual arts.  Acceptable majors include:  

Literary Arts - English Literature, poetry, fiction, journalism, communications, speech, drama, creative writing 

Performing Arts - music, dance, film, drama or arts which are performed for an audience

Visual Arts - Painting, drawing, photography, digital or graphic design, filmmaking, architecture  

Please see application for additional eligibility criteria.

The Clayton Law Scholarship | $1,000

The Clayton Law Scholarship is designed to assist students interested in a career in criminal justice. Graduating high school seniors planning to major in a criminal justice related field at a historically black college or university (HBCU) are eligible for this scholarship. This scholarship may be used at any two-year or four-year college or university. Trade, technical and cosmetology schools are ineligible.

Please see application for additional eligibility criteria.

Girl 2 Girl Scholarship  | $1,000

This scholarship assists pregnant teens/ teen mothers continue their education beyond high school. Applicants must demonstrate financial need. It may be used at any two-year or four-year college or university, trade, technical or cosmetology school.

Please see application for additional eligibility criteria.

The Saydrianne Harris-McGee Memorial Scholarship | $1,000

Created in memory of Saydrianne Harris-McGee, this scholarship will be awarded to an African-American graduating high school senior, attending school in Tarrant County or Grand Prairie, Texas, who embodies her legacy of spreading kindness and serving others. This scholarship may be used at any two-year or four-year college or university. Trade, technical and cosmetology schools are ineligible.

Please see application for additional eligibility criteria.

Carol A. Groover Sickle Cell Scholarship | $500

The Carol A. Groover Sickle Cell Scholarship was created to provide support to students living with Sickle Cell Disease.

Please see application for additional eligibility criteria.

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