Through the generosity of our donors, The Dallas Foundation awarded approximately 600 scholarships in 2016 totaling more than $1.8 million.

We manage a variety of scholarship funds and act as a valuable resource for students working to reach their full academic potential and achieve life-long dreams.

The Dallas Foundation also offers assistance to donors interested in setting up their own scholarship fund. Click here to learn more.

These scholarships allow our donors to invest in the future of our community by helping deserving students pursue higher education.

Applying for a Scholarship

The Dallas Foundation has a number of scholarship funds, each with a different purpose and eligibility requirements.

If you are interested in applying for a scholarship, explore our Scholarship Listing to review the details of each program, eligibility requirements and how to apply.

Learn more:

If you have any questions about a scholarship, please contact scholarships@dallasfoundation.org



"Some might think that a scholarship is just money, when in fact it's so much more than that. I felt that I got an extra lifeline, another system of support for  years to come."

Zavier C. Wingham
DISD Graduate
Dr. Dan J. and Patricia S. Pickard Scholarship Recipient