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DCCCD Foundation Partners With Area Chambers to Offer New Scholarships

 

For immediate release - March 27, 2006
Newsbrief

(DALLAS) – The Dallas County Community College District Foundation – through the Dallas Black Chamber of Commerce, Greater Dallas Asian American Chamber of Commerce and the Greater Dallas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce – is offering seven scholarships that are available for area high school seniors who are interested in attending one of the system’s seven colleges: Brookhaven, Cedar Valley, Eastfield, El Centro, Mountain View, North Lake and Richland. 

Each one-year, $1,400 scholarship will pay for tuition and books, up to $700 per semester.  Recipients’ names will be announced by the DCCCD Foundation after applicants are selected.  Deadlines and application information varies, based on each of the chamber’s requirements.

For more information, contact Julia So in the DCCCD office of community development at (214) 860-2339 concerning the Greater Dallas Asian American Chamber of Commerce scholarship; Ermy Hearns in special projects at (214) 421-5200 for the Dallas Black Chamber of Commerce scholarship; and Rosie Aguilar at (214) 521-6007 for the Dallas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce scholarship.

Press contact: Ann Hatch, 214-860-2478