Student Scholarship Awards
Each November, the senior class at Allen High School is invited to apply for a variety of locally funded scholarships, organized onto one application by the Foundation. The goal of the Community Scholarship Application is to streamline the process for students, encourage more students to apply, and provide quality applicants to the local funding organizations and businesses.
For the past 19 years, the Foundation has awarded scholarships to students through the generosity of donors. We are excited to announce that to date, the Foundation has awarded a total of 1,067 scholarships worth $1,101,638 dollars to graduating Allen High School seniors!
Scholarships are made possible by donations from community members, current and former Allen ISD families, alumni, civic groups, campus PTAs, retired teachers and area businesses. Scholarships typically range between $500 and $5,000.
Types of Scholarships
The Foundation offers a variety of scholarships ranging from those funded on an annual basis to endowed scholarships in which the principal gift is invested with the earnings awarded. Scholarship awards are sent directly to colleges, universities or trade schools, and the students may use the funds for tuition, room and board, fees and books.Visit the Scholarships Currently Available page to learn about the scholarships that are awarded.
For information on establishing a new scholarship fund, please contact the Foundation For Allen Schools.How to ApplyAllen High School seniors may apply for a Foundation scholarship by completing the Community Scholarship Application. Locally funded scholarships are available from over 60 businesses, groups, and individuals, requiring the completion of only one application! Many community groups offer multiple awards.The application will open on the Foundation website on November 2nd. The deadline for submission of the completed application and all supporting documents is December 8th at 5pm. No late applications will be accepted!Scholarships will be awarded at the annual Foundation For Allen Schools Scholarship Reception in April. Each applicant will receive an email in early to mid April informing them of whether or not they will receive a scholarship.
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