list of scholarships

Scholarships are endowed in honor or memory of individuals with strong ties to Irving ISD or via sponsorships from corporate or community/civic organizations. Criteria for consideration usually centers around need, academic or extra-curricular achievement, community service, or aspirations to pursue study in a particular career field.

Woody Schober Music Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior who has actively participated in a performing music organization for two years, has an overall average of 85% or above, with an average of 90% or above in music, and who plans to pursue a college or university degree in music education.

Women of Irving High Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior woman from Irving High School who has demonstrated good grades, attendance, and community involvement, and has financial need.

Wings to Fly Scholarship from the MacArthur Faculty and Staff

Established in 2017 by the faculty and staff at MacArthur High School, this scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior from MacArthur who has maintained a GPA of 80% or higher, an attendance record of 97% or higher, and been involved in school activities.

William Walker Viking Scholarship

The scholarship will be awarded to a student that mentored a younger student in high school, earned volunteered hours, and attended Nimitz High School. Applicant must submit volunteer hours and short statements regarding how giving back has changed their life as well as the letter of recommendation from a teacher, adult volunteer, or administrator from NHS.

Vistra Energy Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior who plans to pursue a degree in business

Virginia L. Compton Kinkeade Kangaroo Scholarship

The Virginia L. Compton Kinkeade Kangaroo Scholarship has been established by the faculty and staff at Kindeade Early Childhood School and is awarded to a graduating senior who attended Kinkeade for Pre-K, maintained a GPA of 3.5 or higher, and who has at least 80 hours of community service.

Verizon Eureka Alumni Scholarship

Established in 2006 by the North Texas Chapter of the Hispanic Support Organization, this scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior who has actively participated in the HSO/MacArthur High School mentoring program and plans to attend an institution of higher learning. The student must hold a minimum GPA of 3.0.

TXU Energy Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior who plans to pursue a degree in marketing.

Scholarship Name Decription
Albert L. Crayton Memorial Scholarship This scholarship is being created in the memory of Albert L. Crayton, a Vietnam war veteran who suffered from PTSD as a result of his service in the United States Air Force. Albert felt those who were afflicted with trauma from their service time were unable to access neccessary supports needed to handle the transition from military life back into the community. He also felt that it was even more difficult to receive help if these supports were needed later in life rather than right after discharge. This scholarship will go to an individual who desires a pursuit of change in the mental health community for those who have served their country, along with many others who suffer from mental health issues daily.
Angel Flores Memorial Scholarship Angel Flores was just beginning high school when he was struck by a car. He loved life, his family and school. He wanted to make his parents proud and set a good example for his sisters.
AVID Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to a graduating AVID senior who has been in the AVID system at least three years. The student must have a record of leadership in AVID or in another school organization, and plan to attend a 4-year college or university.
B.I.G.D.O.G.S Organization Scholarship in Memory of Dalton Debrick This scholarship was established in 2015 in memory of Dalton Debrick by The B.I.G. D.O.G.S. Youth Organization and his family. Dalton was a 2014 graduate of Nimitz High School who was active in youth sports in the Irving community for over 13 years, including the B.I.G. D.O.G.S. Organization. This scholarship is awarded to a male graduating Nimitz senior. The student must have been involved in at least four consecutive years in City of Irving and/or YMCA Sports. The student must demonstrate academic success by holding a minimum GPA of 3.0 and have given back to the Irving community.
Banking on America Scholarship This scholarship was established in 1994 by Bank of America and is awarded to a graduating senior who plans to pursue a business-related course of study at a college or university.
Barbara Cardwell Future of Education Scholarship Over forty-five plus years, Barbara Cardwell served the Irving ISD school district, faculty, staff, and students in a myriad of ways culminating in her twenty-one years of service as an Irving ISD Board of Trustee, with the highest quality of education services for the students of Irving ISD as her driving force. Mrs. Cardwell knew that securing top-notch educators was necessary to achieve excellence. In continued support of the students of Irving ISD and to encourage students to consider teaching as a profession, the Barbara Cardwell Future of Education Scholarship was established to assist an Irving ISD senior intending to pursue a college degree and certification to teach.
Barton Alumni Scholarship The Barton Alumni Scholarship has been established by the faculty and staff of Barton Elementary School and is awarded to a graduating senior who attended Barton for more than three years.
Baylor Scott & White Medical Center- Irving Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to four graduating students who demonstrate a demonstrate good character as evidenced in at least two letters of recommendation, and have actively participated in community activities or community service during his/her high school years. The student must demonstrate active participation in extra-curricular activities or organizations for two years during his/her high school years. connection to Baylor-Irving by having volunteered at the hospital, completed a junior student rotation, or completed a senior internship through the HOSA program. The student must plan to pursue higher education at a four-year college or university to major in a healthcare-related field. The student must rank in the top 10% of his/her high school class. The student must
BCCPC Scholarship BBCPC teachers feel that their students are worthy of winning scholarships but they have a harder time qualifying for all the Foundation scholarships, hence, we can award our own.
Beatrice Ponce Garcia Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to a graduating Irving High School Hispanic senior with a minimum GPA of 85% who plans to pursue a college or university degree in education.
Bioworld Foundation Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior who plans to attend the University of Texas at Arlington.
Bobby Lindamood Scholarship for Girls Established by Ed Farrow, this scholarship is awarded to a graduating female senior from Nimitz High School who will be attending Dallas Baptist University. The student must also have a minimum of a B average.
Britain Mustangs Scholarship Awarded to a graduating senior who singularly attended Britain Elementary School, demonstrates community service, submitted three letters of recommendation, and has a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
Bryan Esstman Memorial Scholarship The recipient of this scholarship must have attended Lively in 3rd- 5th grade, held a minimum GPA of 3.0 as well as demonstrated service to others through community service or philanthropy.
Cancer Fighters Scholarship Too many of my family and friends are fighting or have fought UGLY cancer. I want to do something that gives back that will help someone in the future overcome the hardships they encountered having a family member with this disease. This year, the Cancer Fighter Scholarship is being awarded in memory of Jessica Roanna Preston, who was a loving wife and mother of two young children, who passed away just two days shy of her 34th birthday on Wednesday, March 24, 2021
Carolyn and David Yarborough Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to a high school senior who attended Austin Middle School and has financial need.
Chandra Maxey Scholarship This scholarship was created to honor Chandra Maxey, long time Science teacher and leader at BBCPC.
Christina Mainard Memorial Scholarship In memory of all the love Christina showed all the children she met, the staff and students at TJ Lee established the Christina Mainard Memorial Scholarship. They were touched by Christina Mainard’s commitment to educating all students while a Special Education Life Teaching Assistant. She was driven to provide the best educational opportunities for her students. Although her life ended tragically early, she influenced many children and made a positive difference in the lives of all she knew.
Clint Roddy Athletic Scholarship The recipient of this scholarship must have participated in high school athletics, hold a 3.0 GPA, and have at least 50 documented hours of community service.
Coach Pam Owens Memorial Scholarship Awarded to a female student from Nimitz High School who is a basketball player, trainer, or manager during their senior year. Must be pursuing a certification or degree in higher education.
Credit Union of Texas-Jerry Christian Spirit of Achievement Scholarship The Credit Union of Texas-Jerry Christian Spirit of Achievement Scholarship was established to recognize retired Assistant Superintendent Jerry Christian for his long-term service and dedication to Irving ISD, the Irving ISD Board of Trustees, and the Credit Union of Texas Board of Directors. This scholarship will be awarded to a graduating Irving ISD senior with a GPA of 2.5 or higher and over 200 hours of community service.
Crockett Middle School Scholarship Established by the faculty and staff at Crockett Middle School, this scholarship is to be awarded to a graduating senior who attended Crockett Middle School.
Crystal A. McQueen Memorial Scholarship Crystal McQueen was the secondary math specialist for Irving ISD. She had a knack for instilling an understanding and love for mathematics in middle school and high school students across the district. She was especially passionate about working with minority girls to help them develop the academic and personal confidence necessary to be successful both during and after their time in Irving ISD.
Crystal Graham Scholarship Awarded to a graduating senior who attended Lamar Middle Schools for at least one year, has served a minimum of 150 hours of community service and maintained an attendance record of 90% or better.
Cubbies Against Cancer This scholarship is awarded to a senior who attended Bowie Middle School and has been directly involved with someone who has been diagnosed with cancer (self, relative, friend). The student must also be in financial need.
David H. Brune Memorial Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior who ranks in the top 25% of his/her class, participates in advanced academic courses, and plans to pursue a bachelor’s degree in liberal arts/pre-law at an accredited 4-year college or a University in Texas.
Deborah George Scholarship for GT Mathematics The Deborah George Scholarship for GT Mathematics was established in honor of Deborah George for her retirement from Irving ISD and is awarded to a graduating senior who is pursuing a STEM degree and participated in Gifted and Talented classes.
Dr. Doug Won Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior with academic achievement and financial need. The candidate must write an essay on how he/she plans to give back to his/her community.
Dr. John Townley Scholarship Established in memory of former IISD Superintendent, Dr. John F. Townley, this scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior who plans to major in education at a college or university.
Dr. Pepper Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to four graduating seniors from four unique IISD High Schools who plan to pursue a degree or additional education at a technical institute, college or university.
Dr. Richard Bates Scholarship Established in 1987 in memory of Dr. Richard Bates, this scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior who plans to major in education or pre-med.
D-UP for Deebs Scholarship in Memory of Dalton August Debrick Established in 2015 in memory of Dalton “Deebs” Debrick, a 2014 Nimitz graduate who passed away his first week of college at Texas Tech, this scholarship is awarded to a graduating Nimitz senior who intends to pursue a degree in education to teach and coach. The student must have been involved in team sports at the high school varsity level, exemplify school spirit, have academic success with a minimum GPA of 3.0, and have given back to the Irving community.
Eddie Vernon Scholarship The recipient of this scholarship must be a graduate of Barbara Cardwell Career Preparatory Center or Irving High School and have been through hardship/trials and shown perseverance.
Erika and German Clouet Memorial Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to a Hispanic senior seeking a major in education or music with an overall average of 85%.
Espanita Homeowners Association Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to a student that lives in the Espanita Addition who plans to attend community college, a 4-year college or an accredited technical school. Additionally, the student must hold a minimum GPA of 2.5.
Evelyn Clifton Scholarship Established by Evelyn Clifton and endowed by her children and friends to honor her memory, this scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior who attended Clifton Early Childhood School. This scholarship is awarded to a student who plans to major in education at a college or university; preferably with emphasis on early childhood development.
Exxon Mobil Hispanic Scholarship Established by Exxon in 1992, this scholarship is awarded to a graduating Hispanic This scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior and former Bowie Middle School student who has overcome senior with a financial need who has an overall average of 85% and plans to pursue a college or university degree. obstacles to achieve academic success.
Farine Elementary Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to a graduating Irving ISD senior who is planning to pursue a post-secondary education and who attended Farine Elementary School for at least three years.
Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to a graduating female pursuing a STEM career path who has maintained a 3.0 GPA, had a 95% attendance rate and has community service hours.
Fernando Garcia Memorial Scholarship Fernando was the first memorial scholarship set up at Bowie. He was killed in a drive by shooting at his apartment. He had made such strides from 6th grade to 8th grade, it was our way oh honoring his hard work.
Forever a Bulldog Scholarship The Forever a Bulldog Scholarship has been established by the faculty and staff at J. Haley Elementary School and is awarded to a graduating senior who attended J. Haley for more than two years and has a GPA of 2.0 or greater.
Gary L. Schepf Servant Leader Scholarship Gary L. Schepf, and Irving ISD Career and Technical Coordinator, established this scholarship to recognize a graduating senior who is a servant leader. This scholarship is awarded to a student from Nimitz High School and Singley Academy who served as a class officer, served as a Student Council Officer, and served as a Career and Technical Student Organization officer.
Gary L. Schepf Servant Leader Scholarship-Singley Gary L. Schepf, and Irving ISD Career and Technical Coordinator, established this scholarship to recognize a graduating senior who is a servant leader. This scholarship is awarded to a student from Nimitz High School and Singley Academy who served as a class officer, served as a Student Council Officer, and served as a Career and Technical Student Organization officer.
Gilbert Grove Lodge No.263 P.H.A. Scholarship in honor of Michael T. Anderson This scholarship is being created because it is important that students in low income families have the same opportunity to better themselves. It is through this scholarship that students from financially disadvantaged backgrounds will be given the chance to develop there skills & gain a education.That they grow into a productive citizen and build a better life.
Gladys Valchar Opportunity Scholarship This scholarship was established in 2013 by Gladys Valchar to celebrate her 44 years of association with Irving High School students as a teacher and counselor. Having personally and professionally seen how the opportunity for a college education can change a person’s future, Ms. Valchar intends for this scholarship to be awarded to an Irving High School graduate who will be the first in his/her family to attend college. The applicant must rank in the top 20% of the class, have financial need, be involved in at least one extracurricular activity during his/her senior year, have at least 25 hours of documented volunteer service (other than the SAVE teacher assistant program) or have worked at least the last 2 years, and plan to attend either a Dallas County Community College or the University of North Texas-Denton.
Hank Kimbriel Memorial Scholarship Established in 2015 in loving memory of Harry A. Kimbriel, III, devoted husband, friend and community leader, this scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior who demonstrates leadership skills, preferably on the lacrosse field. However, consideration will be given to other sports, as well as leadership in school, church and the community. In a world where things are often “all about me,” candidates must be team players and give examples of what they have
Hayden Morgan Memorial Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior pursuing a 4-year college degree who has demonstrated involvement in both extracurricular and community activities while maintaining a high academic standard.
Hitachi Minority Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior of a minority culture who has exhibited academic achievement, has financial need, and plans to pursue a degree in engineering, math or science at a college or university.
Hitachi Women Engineering Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to a graduating female senior who has exhibited academic achievement, has financial need, and plans to pursue a degree in engineering, math or science at a college or university.
HMS Scholarship The HMS Scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior who plans to pursue a degree in computer science.
IHS Class of 1969 Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior from Irving High School student who has demonstrated a finanical need from the IHS class of 1969's 50th reunion contributions.
IIWC Sophia Stimpson Memorial Scholarship Awarded to a graduating female student who was born in a country other than the United States and is pursuing a degree in a STEM related field at any institution of higher learning and has maintained a GPA of at least 3.0.
Irving Amateur Radio Club Scholarship The Irving Amateur Radio Club is partnered with Betcha Bingo to distribute funding to our community for charitable purposes. Our club wants to encourage young people to enter science and electronics related technical fields which are involved with radio frequency communication.
Irving Art Association Scholarship Awarded to a graduating senior from any high school in Irving who intends to pursue the study of art in an accredited school of higher learning in which they will either major or minor in an art related field.
Irving Convention and Visitors Bureau Hospitality Industry Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior who plans to pursue a course of study in the hospitality industry at an institution of higher learning and enter the hospitality field as a career. The hospitality industry includes programs of study such as: Food and Beverage/Restaurant Management, Hotel-Motel, Convention and Visitors Bureau, Tourism and Hospitality Industry.
Irving Friendship Foundation Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior from any school that is in Irving, Texas. This student must be involved in his/her community through active volunteer service. Students that demonstrate economic need will receive special consideration.
Irving High School AVID Scholarship Regardless of their life circumstances, AVID students overcome obstacles and achieve success. They graduate and attend college at higher rates, but more importantly, they can think critically, collaborate, and set high expectations to confidently conquer future challenges that await them. This scholarship was created to help our Irving High AVID students lessen the financial burden of higher education. Our goal is to raise $20,000 to endow a scholarship specifically for AVID students through the Irving Schools Foundation that will benefit our AVID seniors for years to come.
Irving High School English Scholarship "Reading is the gateway skill that makes all other learning possible" -Barack Obama. The Irving High School English Department scholarship was established on behalf of the Irving High School English Department in hopes that our students will share their love of learning in their post-secondary pursuits.
Irving High School Mathematics Scholarship The Irving High School Mathematics Scholarship was created to recognize a top performing mathematics student and to reward them for their hard work throughout their high school career. As potential recipients are pursuing a career in a STEM related field, the scholarship was also created to raise student awareness of the importance of pursuing careers in STEM fields.
Irving Hispanic Chamber Education Foundation Scholarship The Irving Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Scholarship was established to recognize a Hispanic student in the Irving school district, who needs financial assistance in pursuing a degree in business or entrepreneurship and has participated in community activities.
Irving HS Be a Tiger in the Business World Scholarship The Irving High Business/ Marketing Scholarship Fund has been established to provide scholarships to deserving Irving high school men and women. In order to apply, you must be an Irving high student, as a junior or senior in a CTE-Business class or a DECA member.
Irving Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce Community Scholarship The Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce Community Scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior who has maintained a GPA of 2.0 or greater and been involved in the community.
Irving Las Colinas Rotary Doug Fox (MacArthur) Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior from MacArthur High School who exhibits academic, community and leadership success. Special consideration will be given to students who are graduates of RYLA (Rotary Youth Leadership Award) or the Rotaract Club.
Irving Las Colinas Rotary Irving High School Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior from Irving High School who exhibits academic, community and leadership success. Special consideration will be given to students who are graduates of RYLA (Rotary Youth Leadership Award) or the Rotaract Club.
Irving Las Colinas Rotary Nimitz High School Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior from Nimitz High School who exhibits academic, community and leadership success. Special consideration will be given to a student that is a graduate of RYLA (Rotary Youth Leadership Award) or the Rotaract Club.
Irving Las Colinas Rotary Singley Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior from Singley Academy who exhibits academic, community and leadership success. Special consideration will be given to a student that is a graduate of RYLA (Rotary Youth Leadership Award) or the Rotaract Club.
Irving News/Louise Whitmer Memorial Journalism Scholarship Established in 1990 and given in memory of Louise Whitmer, a former editor of the newspaper, this scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior who plans to major in journalism at a college or university.
Irving Noonday Lions Cardwell Preparatory Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to a graduate of Barbara Cardwell Preparatory to use for tuition at a college or technical university of his/her choice and obtain skills and/or professional certification to be used in the job market. Preference will be given to a student who has served the community outside of the school environment.
Irving Noonday Lions Community Service Club Scholarships Established by the Irving Noonday Lions Club in 2003, this scholarship is awarded to two seniors who have demonstrated service to their community outside the school environment, and plan to continue after college. These recipients must have at least 50 hours of community service outside the school.
Irving Police Department David Paris Memorial Scholarship The Irving Police Department David Paris Memorial Scholarship was established to recognize Irving Police Assistant Chief David G. Paris for his dedication and service to the Irving Police Department. This scholarship is awarded to a Singley Academy graduate enrolled in the Law Enforcement Specialty Program who plans to pursue a career in criminal justice.
Irving Sunrise Rotary in honor of Austin Connelly Established by the Irving Sunrise Rotary and funded by Austin Connelly and Rotary members, this scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior from the Irving Independent School District.
Irving Symphony League Scholarship for the Performing Arts This scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior who has participated in a school or community-based arts organization or who has taken private lessons for a minimum of two years and plans to pursue a degree in the performing arts (music, dance, drama) at a college or university. The student must have a minimum grade point average of 85% and demonstrate good character. Two (2) letters of recommendation; one school-related and one community-related are required.
Irving Women's Network Scholarship for Project PASS In Memory of Sandy Lobdell IWN is a PIE with Project PASS and we want to help those girls with the least support from their family.
Irving/Las Colinas Rotary Elaine Free Robertson Scholarship benefiting Barbara Cardwell High School To Honor longtime Rotarian and former Irving/Las Colinas Rotary Club President Dr. Elaine Free Robertson.
Jack E. Singley Academy 10th Anniversary Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to a senior from Singley Academy who has had great academic achievement, participated in school and community activities, and has a financial need. This scholarship is awarded to one student from each floor. Academy Medical/Legal specialties, Academy STEM specialties, and Academy Arts & Communications specialties.
Jack E. Singley Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior, one from each High School, who has exhibited outstanding achievement in academics, extracurricular activities and community service.
James Tews Memorial Leadership Scholarship Established by Dennis and Diane Ortiz in memory of their son, James Tews, in 2017. The recipient of this scholarship must have attended MacArthur High School and been involved in Fine Arts.
Jearlene Miller Book Scholarship Ensuring all students have equitable opportunities to attend college after graduation regardless race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, and religion.
Jeff Youngblood Fastsigns Scholarship The recipient of this scholarship must have a 3.0 gpa and at least 50 document community service hours.
Jerry Roe Memorial Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior who has participated in a performing music organization for two years, demonstrates good character, and plans to pursue a 4-year college degree with a major in music. This student must possess an overall average of 90% or above in music, and be active in school and community activities.
Jessica Renee Chermely Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to a high school senior who plans to pursue a career as a teacher. The student must have community service hours.
Jim Bennett Dream Big Scholarship This scholarship was created in honor of Jim Bennett, established by Kevin Phillips. Student must have participated in traditional sports their junior and senior years. (soccer, football, basketball, baseball, volleyball, wrestling, cheerleading and/or swimming). This student must maintain a grade point average of at least 2.50 and must be a graduate from Irving High School.
Jo Carol Adamson Stallion Strong Scholarship The Jo Carol Adamson Stallion Strong Scholarship has been established by the faculty and staff of Stipes Elementary School and is awarded to a graduating senior who attended Stipes Elementary School and maintained a GPA of 2.5 or greater.
Joe and Mella Ponce Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to a graduating seniors who have an overall average of 85% and plan to pursue a college or university degree.
Joe Ponce Memorial Football/Track Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior who participated in football and/or track during his/her junior or senior year, plans to pursue additional education at a technical institute, college or university, has financial need, and takes part in school and community activities.
John & Margie Stipes Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to a graduating Nimitz High School senior who has participated in athletics, athletic training, cheerleading, or drill team his/her junior and senior years, has an overall average of 85% or above, and plans to pursue a degree in education or athletic training at a college or university.
John F. and Polly Townley Endowed Scholarship Scholarship is awarded to a Townley Elementary School student that plans to major in elementary or secondary education leading to certification as a Texas Professional Educator. Student must attend a 2 or four year college or university.
John J. Brandenburg Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior who attended Brandenburg Elementary School for first-fifth grades with community service, a GPA of 2.5 and an attendance record of 95%.
John R. Good Alum Scholarship This scholarship was established by John R. Good Elementary School alumni for a student who attended John R. Good Elementary for at least 3 school years. The recipient must hold a minimum GPA of 3.0, have participated in school activities, and earned at least 100 hours of community service. This student must demonstrate that he/she has overcome adverse economic, social or academic hardship. The recipient must be graduating from Irving High School.
John Stipes Memorial Motivational Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to four graduating seniors who have overcome adverse social, economic, or personal situations to graduate from high school.
Jordan Wayne Luddeke Memorial Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior who ranks in the upper 20% of his/her class, must provide proof of community service, must be enrolled in a school organization or activity, describe financial need, and be open to any area of undergraduate study.
Joy and Ralph Ellis Scholarship for Athletes This scholarship is awarded to four graduating seniors from any Irving ISD high school who have participated in junior/senior athletic programs. A varsity letter is not required. Applicants must rank in the upper 40% of their graduating class, attempt and pass twelve (12) hours per semester, and be enrolled as full-time students for continued participation in the scholarship program. Participation in college athletic programs is not required.
Judy Coyle Irving ATPE Scholarship Established in 2009 by the Association of Texas Professional Educators and given in memory of Mrs. Judy Coyle, this scholarship is awarded to graduating seniors who have proven academic achievement, are involved in community and school activities, and plan to major in education.
Judy Hammond Memorial Athletic Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to graduating seniors from any Irving ISD high school who have participated in junior/ senior athletic programs. A varsity letter is not required. Participation in college athletic programs is not required.
Kay Branch "Old Squirt" Scholarship This scholarship was set to honor Kay Branch and her 50 years of service in the Irving ISD.
Keyes to Success Scholarship The Keyes to Success Scholarship has been established by the faculty and staff of Keyes Elementary School and is awarded to a graduating senior who attended Keyes for more than two years, who has maintained a GPA of 2.5 or greater, and who plans to pursue a degree in education.
Kline Family Scholarship Established by Suzanne Kline, a Irving ISD educator, and her family, this scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior who attended John Haley for at least three years, has a GPA of at least 3.0 and has community and athletic involvement.
Ladybird Johnson Middle School Scholarship The Lady Bird Johnson Middle School Scholarship has been established by the faculty and staff of Lady Bird Johnson Middle School and is awarded to a graduating senior who attended Johnson Middle School and has maintained a GPA of 2.5 or greater.
Lance CPL. Nazario Serrano Memorial Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to two graduating seniors in the upper 25% of their class who have demonstrated community service involvement.
Larry Allen Spriggs Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior with an overall average of 85% or above. The recipient plans to pursue a degree in physical therapy or special education and has shown an interest in volunteering with physically/ mentally challenged individuals.
Larry Parrish Memorial Scholarship Larry Parrish taught all of his 32 years at Bowie (except for the post fire year in the 70's when part of Bowie was being rebuilt). He loved history and he loved football.
Las Colinas Cancer Center Foundation Scholarship by Dr. Gregory A. Echt This scholarship is awarded to a graduating Irving ISD senior who ranks in the top 10% of his/her class and has a desire to pursue a degree in the medical field.
Lauralee Hubbard Memorial Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to a student who has demonstrated the desire to pursue a college degree, has shown the capacity to succeed in the face of adversity, and has a financial need. Community service and/or school involvement are important criteria that will be considered.
Lee South Memorial Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to an IHS band member who plans to major in Instrumental Music Education in honor of Lee South. Mr. South taught at IHS, Travis MS, Lamar MS and several other middle schools in Irving ISD. He retired from teaching in 2004 and continued to serve as an adjudicator for the next fourteen years. In 2014, he was inducted into the Phi Beta Mu Texas Bandmaster’s Hall of Fame. In 2017, he received the Meritorious Achievement Award by the Texas Bandmaster’s Association. Mr. South passed away in April of 2019 and wanted to continue to encourage young musicians and the advancement of music education in our schools.
Lindsey Lear Memorial Scholarship Established in 2010 in loving memory of Lindsey Nicole Lear by friends and family, this scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior from Irving High School who exemplifies school spirit and is a leader in school and community activities.
Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to a student who has demonstrated academic achievement. The student must have been involved in extracurricular activities throughout his/her high school education, such as community service, school activities, and work.
Lisa Cartwright Memorial Scholarship from Irving ISD Libraries This scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior who has a GPA of at least 3.0, attended Crockett Middle School all three years of middle school, has exemplary attendance and plans to attend a four-year university.
Live2Lead Scholarship Awarded to a graduating senior who attended the Live2Lead leadership conference in the Fall of 2017 and submitted an essay about leadership.
Lively Elementary Scholarship Awarded to a graduating senior who attended Lively Elementary School for at least three years. This scholarship may be used for trade school, community college, technical college, or four-year university.
Lola Ernsting Preforming Arts Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to a student that has participated in music, theater, band, orchestra, choir or dance and plans to attend a 4 year university. Additionally, the student must maintain a 3.75 GPA.
Loren and Hattie Bell Houtchens Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior who plans to pursue a college or university degree in any field, and whose family’s primary source of income is from education.
Luminant Energy Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior who plans to pursue a degree in a STEM field.
MacArthur High School Architecture, Construction and Engineering Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to a senior that has participated for three years in the Architecture, Construction and Engineering program at MacArthur High School. The student must hold a minimum GPA of 3.0, have maintained good citizenship, and plan on attending a community college or university to pursue further education in architecture, construction or engineering.
MacArthur OBGYN Scholarship in memory of Dr. David Wollenman This scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior who is presently participating in the TAPPS program or has in the past. The student must have academic achievement with emphasis on science and math.
MacArthur Scholarship in honor of Akin Ayodele The faculty and staff of MacArthur High School established this scholarship to honor Akin Ayodele, a dedicated servant leader. This scholarship is awarded to a MacArthur graduating senior who has maintained a GPA of 85 or higher, has exemplary attendance, and has at least 200 hours of community service.
Marcella Porter Health & Physical Education Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior in the upper 25% of his/her class who plans to pursue college certification to teach or coach health and/or physical education.
Margaret Young Memorial Scholarship The scholarship is being created to honor the legacy of Margaret M Young and the contributions she made to the Irving Independent School District and the educational community she served for over 40 years.
Margie Stipes Stallion Strong Scholarship The Margie Stipes Stallion Strong Scholarship was created to acknowledge students who attended Stipes for at least one year, has maintained a GPA of 85 or better, and participated in school activities.
Marilyn Polous Community Service Scholarship This scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior who has actively participated in community service.
Marjorie Sue Lee Memorial Scholarship Established by Bill Werner in memory of his sister Marjorie Sue Lee, this scholarship is awarded to a graduating senior from Nimitz High School who attended Britain Elementary and Bowie Middle School. The recipient must plan to major in education and become an elementary teacher for the Irving Independent School District.
Mary D. Lankford Scholarship Scholarship to be awarded to librarian at IISD that has yet to complete graduate work. Must include two letters of recommendation.
Mary D. Lankford Scholarship Scholarship to be awarded to librarian at IISD that has yet to complete graduate work. Must include two letters of recommendation.