"The greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members”
-Coretta Scott King
The Juneteenth Unity Games Deserving Student Scholarship was created as a way for us to pour back into our community as we assist budding minds in reaching their full potential. In our quest to be a consistent pillar in the community we will award a scholarship to a deserving high school student each year.
Be a current high school senior or college freshman attending an accredited college, or trade school
Be African American
Maintain a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA
Be active in clubs, committees, sports, music, the arts or other activities
Be nominated by a teacher, counselor, pastor, community, or program leader
Must be a resident of The Colony, Frisco, Little Elm, Plano or Lewisville
To be eligible for the JUGDS Scholarship the applicant must:
Nominate a deserving student
After you have submitted the application on behalf of the student you are nominating you will receive an email letting you know that your application was received. If we have any follow-up questions they will be included in this email.
We will choose 3 finalists by 5/19/2022. If your student is a finalist both you and the student will receive a congratulatory email.
The scholarship winner will be announced at the Juneteenth Unity Games event on Saturday,
June 18, 2022. The student must be present to claim the award.