In 2022, more than 185 local students were awarded a scholarship through the El Paso Community Foundation. These students represented a number of public high schools in the area and set themselves apart through academics, extracurriculars, volunteer efforts, and leadership activities.
Contact Bonita Johnson at firstname.lastname@example.org or call her at (915) 533-4020 with questions.
Applications open January 1 and are due April 1.
Current college students should contact their campus’s scholarship office to learn more about scholarships provided by the Community Foundation. High school seniors may be eligible for one of the following scholarships. Recipients are selected by counselors, principals, and/or scholarship committees.
Texas Education Scholarship - Will award tuition and educational related expenses to students in the El Paso region, pursuing careers at non-profit Trade & Technical colleges. (Open on rolling basis.)
Elroy Bode Scholarship - Austin High School (literary arts)
LaNelle Boling Scholarship – Regional Day School Program for the Deaf
Ruth E. Gillett Scholarship – Andress High School
Robert T. Golberg Scholarship – El Paso Independent School District high schools
Rosa Guerrero Scholarship – El Paso High School
Edgar L. & Sibley Cirlot Hunter – Tularosa High School, Tularosa, NM
Carly Laverde Memorial Scholarship – Coronado High School
Yashar Mahmood Memorial Scholarship – El Paso High School
John and Everett Melby Scholarship – El Paso High School
Robert G. Neill, Jr. Scholarship – Irvin High School
Harlow L. Paul III Scholarship – Burges High School
First National Bank Scholarship Fund for the Children of El Paso County/Ft. Bliss soldiers Killed in Action
Makios Technology Fund – Will award tuition and educational related expenses to El Paso County students pursuing careers in Information Technology
Bears Beyond the Border Scholarship Fund – Bowie High School
Chris Powers Scholarship Fund — Medical field