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Ted Pohrte

Ted Pohrte Distance Learning Scholarship

There are a number of scholarships available to students, including the Ted Pohrte scholarship specific to students who are taking classes online.

In memory of Ted Pohrte, a long-time advocate of the distance learning program, a scholarship fund has been established through the DCCCD Foundation specifically for distance learning students.

AMOUNT

Up to $225 per semester

Up to $450 per year (fall semester and spring semester only)

DEADLINE

November 30th for spring semester, with scholarship disbursement in January
August 15th for fall semester, with scholarship disbursement in September

BASIC REQUIREMENTS

GPA 2.5
ESSAY One-page typed
COLLEGE Any college of DCCCD


DESCRIPTION

The Ted Pohrte Distance Learning Scholarship was established in memory of former DCCCD employee Ted Pohrte, a long-time advocate of distance learning. Ted Pohrte served in the U.S Army as a military officer during WWII. He was at the core of the success of the Dallas County Community College District’s distance learning program. This scholarship supports any distance learning student attending the DCCCD.

FULL REQUIREMENTS

Applicant must:

  1. Be a DCCCD student
  2. Be enrolled in a minimum of 6 hours of distance learning classes (90000 section courses) in a fall, spring or summer semester
  3. Have and maintain a minimum 2.5 GPA
  4. Have no outstanding debt with the Financial Aid Office from any college of DCCCD


Submit the following:

  1. Completed DCCCD Foundation scholarship application form
  2. One-page typed essay on what Distance Learning means to you.
  3. Transcript of previous high school and college work. An unofficial transcript may be accepted with the application form, but an official transcript is required within 30 days of application.

 

Please submit the completed application packet to:

Dallas Colleges Online
Angela Auzenne
9596 Walnut Street
Dallas, Texas 75243
Fax: 972-669-6699
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 


SELECTION PROCESS

Recipients are selected by the DCCCD Foundation at the end of each spring and fall semester to begin the following full-length semester.


For more information contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.or 214-378-1531

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