Scholarships and Awards

Durham Council of PTA Announces New Scholarship Program


The Durham Council of PTAs is pleased to announce the launch of their 2021 scholarship program. In their initial program offering, seven scholarships will be offered to DPS high school seniors. The scholarships are as follows:

College Success Scholarship Five $250 scholarships to college-bound DPS senior. Requirements include 2.5 grade point average, essay, PTSA membership (parent/guardian or student). Applications can be completed at bit.ly/DCPTAScholarship

Foster-Hayes LeadHership Award Two $1000 scholarships. These scholarships will be awarded to two women of color pursing STEM in college. Requirements include 3.0 grade point average, essay, PTSA membership (parent/guardian or student). Applications can be completed at bit.ly/LeadHershipAward

The deadline to apply for these opportunities is Sunday, May 23, 2021. Winners will be announced on Saturday, June 19, 2021.

For further information, please contact council scholarship chair, Theresa O’Donnell at dcptascholars@gmail.com.


For information on how to donate to our scholarship fund, please contact Nicole Williams at durhamptacouncil@gmail.com.