Dallas County Promise Pledge – Now Open!

If you are a high school senior graduating in 2020 and you attend a high school on the list of participating Dallas County schools, sign up to take the Dallas County Promise Pledge now! The Pledge and application is open until February 7, and students who do not meet the February 7 Pledge deadline will… Read more »

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Summit Scholarship Applications Re-open

The Summit Scholarship application period is open now and will close on Monday, September 30, 2019. The Summit Scholarship Award is for college students who are returning to school after a separation of at least two years. For more information and to review the application, please visit our Scholarships page.   

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Ascend Scholarship Applications Re-open

The Ascend Scholarship application period is open now and will close on Monday, September 30, 2019! This scholarship is for returning college students preparing to enter their second year with no lapses in semester. Learn more about this scholarship and review the application on our Scholarships page. 

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Opportunity Rising Scholarship Application Open

The Opportunity Rising Scholarship application is now open and will close Monday, April 22, 2019. It is for current high school and General Education Development (GED) students who are under 19 years of age and are enrolling in an institution of higher learning for the Fall Semester of the upcoming school year. For more information,… Read more »

CAPT’s Session Classes

It’s required for Opportunity Rising Scholarship applicants to take one session, which is inclusive of two days (a Tuesday and a Wednesday). The last session is April 16 and April 17. Read more on the scholarships page.

Mass Education Information Meeting

The Mass Education Meeting is on Thursday, March 21, 2019 from 5:00-6:30 p.m in the Gym of the Lakewest Y (3737 Goldman Street, Dallas, Texas 75212). The meeting is mandatory for students interested in and in need of financial assistance to attend an Institution of Higher Learning. During the meeting we’ll discuss financial aid information,… Read more »


The application deadline for the Southwest NAHRO and Texas NAHRO scholarship opportunities is Friday, February 1, 2019! Graduating high school seniors are eligible and should only submit applications via DHA to Chyrel Roseborough. Learn more about these scholarship opportunities on our news page.

North Texas Giving Day

On Thursday, September 20, 2018, the 10th annual North Texas Giving Day will give the North Texas community the opportunity to participate in an 18-hour online giving event designed to empower every person to give back to their community. We welcome you to join the movement of community-wide giving in North Texas by choosing Opportunity… Read more »