PROVIDING SCHOLARSHIPS TO PROSPER ISD SENIORS
The Prosper Education Foundation, as well as the Prosper Community, is passionate about making sure every Prosper ISD graduate has access to higher education. Each year, PEF offers many scholarships to graduates that provide needed funds for tuition and fees at colleges, universities or trade schools. An Application is required, and details on the available PEF scholarships and community scholarships awarded through PEF can he found below.
Next Step and Next Step Honors Scholarships
The Next Step Scholarships and Next Step Honors Scholarships are awarded to Prosper ISD Senior students who are going on to a university, college or trade school. These funds range from $500 to $1,000 are awarded based on academic, scholastic and extra-curricular activities and achievements. Consideration is also given to applicants with outside work experience, leadership and volunteerism in their experiences.
Prosper Community Scholarships
The Prosper Community Scholarships are awarded to Prosper ISD Senior students who are planning to attend Collin College following high school. Prosper Rotary partners with PEF to provide a full year of tuition to Collin College with a $1,250 scholarship. These funds are awarded to applicants who submit an online application by the deadline and designate Collin College as their first choice for future educational plans.
The Bridge Scholarships are funds designed to bridge the gap between students and higher education. Those students that are experiencing a financial hardship that could hold them back from attending a college or university are encouraged to apply. The Bridge Scholarship is $1,500 and can be combined with other PEF scholarships to offer additional support with the costs of higher education. Applicants must complete an additional essay to be considered for this scholarship. All information is confidential and personal information is unseen by the PEF review panel.
Top 10 Scholarship
PEF is pleased to award a $1,500 scholarship to the Top 10 graduates of PHS and RHHS. Completed PEF scholarship application is required. Those applicants who are eligible for the Top 10 Scholarship will be identified by PHS and RHHS.
Aaron Lemmon Memorial Scholarship
The Aaron Lemmon Memorial Scholarship goes to a Prosper ISD Senior student who has shown commitment to their family and community. This $1,250 scholarship is in partnership with the Prosper Rotary, an organization Aaron served faithfully for many years. Eligible students must be planning to attend Collin College.
Chandler Fetterolf Memorial Music Scholarship
The Chandler Fetterolf Memorial Music Scholarship is $1,000 scholarship awarded to a PHS senior who has been a member of the Mighty Eagle Band program and plans to pursue music in college. A Recommendation from the PHS Band department is required. DONATE HERE
Greg Dyer Memorial Scholarship
The Greg Dyer Memorial Scholarship goes to a Prosper ISD Senior student who has shown commitment to service, dedication to others, and a high sense of personal, positive character. This $1,250 scholarship is in partnership with the Prosper Rotary, an organization Greg served faithfully for many years. Eligible students must be planning to attend Collin College.
Officer Patrick Turner Memorial Scholarship
The Officer Patrick Turner Memorial Scholarship is a $1,000 scholarship awarded to a Prosper ISD Senior student who took law enforcement classes in high school and is pursuing law enforcement professionally or plans to be an EMT. DONATE HERE
Robbie Reynolds Memorial Scholarship
The Robbie Reynolds Memorial Scholarship is a $1,500 scholarship awarded to a Prosper ISD Senior student with plans to attend Texas A&M and/or pursue a career in agricultural studies.
CoServ Charitable Foundation Scholarship
The CoServ Charitable Foundation Scholarship is a $1,000 scholarship awarded to a Prosper ISD Senior student from each high school in the district who has exhibited strong citizenship skills and intends to pursue a degree in the STEM fields.
Danny Wilson Allstate Assisting a Dream Scholarship
The Danny Wilson Allstate Assisting a Dream Scholarship $1,500 scholarship goes to a Prosper ISD Senior student who has shown academic persistence, class leadership and community involvement.
FUSE Workspace “Do More” Scholarship
This $500 scholarship will go to a Prosper ISD Senior student who has shown significant commitment to community service or a nonprofit organization.
Joey Womble Student Scholarships
Mr. Womble believes strongly in the value an education at Collin College provides. He has given $1,250 for every home he has sold this year through his network. These $1,250 scholarships will go to Prosper ISD Senior students who plan to attend Collin College.
Linebarger Attorneys at Law Scholarship
Linebarger Attorneys at Law believe in supporting the next generation and investing in the future of their field. They are providing a $1,000 scholarship to a Prosper ISD student who has excelled academically in high school and plans to study law or law enforcement in college.
Prosper Chamber of Commerce Scholarships
The Prosper Chamber of Commerce will provide a $1,000 scholarship to a student from each Prosper ISD high school. Recipients will have demonstrated an entrepreneurial spirit, significant dedication to Prosper, or exceptional leadership within their high school years.
The Cliff Freeman III Heart of a Champion Scholarships
Four $2,500 scholarships will go to Prosper ISD Senior students who have been an active member of their high school golf team their Senior year. Recipients will have demonstrated a true commitment to their sport despite obstacles, a personal impact through the game, and a dedication to team.
The Lee and Jana Thomson Leaving a Legacy Scholarships
Lee and Jana Thomson are excited to provide (5) $3,000 scholarships to Prosper ISD students who have demonstrated a commitment to hard work, academic achievement, leadership, and community. Top candidates from the application process will be invited to interview with the selection committee prior to award decisions.
The Stacy Bruso Legacy Living Graciously Scholarship
This scholarship of $2,000 will go to a Prosper ISD student who has been chosen by their peers as a person who helps others, demonstrates kindness to all, brings joy to others, and has shown grace to those around him or her.
The Texas Health Prosper Investing in the Future of Healthcare Scholarship
Texas Health Prosper is providing two $1,000 scholarships awarded to Prosper ISD Senior students who are majoring in medicine or other allied healthcare related area such as nursing, physical therapy, radiology, lab sciences or pharmacy. The ideal recipient will have also excelled academically in the areas of science and/or health science courses in high school while serving the community through volunteerism.
T-Mobile Tech Scholarship
T-Mobile values the work that goes into delivering cutting edge technologies that change the world. They are providing a $1,000 scholarship to two Seniors going on to study in the fields of technology and computer science.
PEF BOARD MEMBER
Jorden Dial, President
Fred Haiman, Vice President
Kenyetta Pettaway, Secretary
Brad Stein, Treasurer
Josh Brown, Member
Roby Bledsoe, Board Member
Tasha Bradley, Board Member
Megan Brandon, Board Member
Stacy Cate, Board Member
Matt Cox, Board Member
John Gayhart, Board Member
Natalie Greer, Board Member
Lindsey Sharp, Board Member
Andres Terrazas, Board Member
Kris Wilson, Board Member
Prosper ISD Committee Representatives
Bill Beavers, School Board
Dr. Holly Ferguson, Superintendent
Bernadette Gerace, District Liaison
Elizabeth Johnston, Executive Director
Stacey Jones, Project Coordinator
PROSPER ISD CLASSES OF 2022
Students wishing to begin work on their application in advance can access the essay section here
- Scholarship applications are available online starting January 14, 2022.
- Applications must be submitted online and by February 24, 2022 at 5:00 pm CST
- All Applicants must have 2 letters of recommendation, one from a teacher and one from a community member (not a relative). These must be submitted online through the application portal.
- Senior students graduating from any Prosper ISD high school are eligible and should apply.
- Some community scholarships may have donor specific criteria that is assigned to a campus.
- PEF evaluates outside work and volunteerism equally.
- Applications submitted after the deadline or without all required document will not be considered.
- Once all required documents are uploaded and completed, students must log in to the system to submit the application.
- Please be advised, the application includes more than one step to complete. Waiting until the deadline is near can cause difficulty in submitting the application prior to the deadline.
- The application process is competitive, but we there are scholarship funds available for graduates of all academic levels, including those interested in trade schools. All Senior students are encouraged to apply, and to do your best work!
- Any questions on PEF scholarships or the application process should be directed to email@example.com.