A lot of circumstances have caused tertiary education to drift further out of reach from the reach of people. Both students and the ones funding their education have their own fair share of problems regarding college education. For the students, surviving college has been one of the biggest problems as projects; assignments, requirements, and the whole academic workload in school have increased causing a clog in their schedules. On the other hand, the finances haves also been too much to handle when it comes to college and this problem has already caused a lot of people to rethink their plans.
As these problems grew in number, a lot of people have decided to just look for other ways into getting a college education and one of the most known ways of doing so is through internet courses. The concept of distance learning has been patronized by people lately due to its convenience and numerous more benefits. Accredited online universities across the world have been improving in quality and giving better education to people. These universities also have a lot of scholarship opportunities to offer making it a perfect alternative to getting into a college.
The Dallas County Community College Foundation is an organization that supports one of these accredited online universities, particularly the Dallas County Community College District. The school has a seven network college formed by the following campuses: Brookhaven, Cedar Valley, Eastfield, El Centro, Mountain View, North Lake, and Richland. Their internet courses can be accessed through different devices such as laptops and tablets. Aside from its convenience, these courses also offer a lot of diversity as they may range from arts to sciences and from associate degrees to undergraduate ones.
The Bobbie Sherman memorial Scholarship is offered by the El Centro College of DCCD. It was established in 2005 and is meant for students of El Centro College. The amount of $300 may be received by eligible students meaning they must have a 2.75 cumulative GPA. Aside from that, 15 credit hours must be completed in DCCCD and the applicant must be enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours. The application will require students to submit at least one recommendation from a DCCCD faculty.
For the rest of the information about the grants such as its deadlines and the like, you may visit dcccd.academicworks.com. In the same website you will access the full page of the scholarship containing its donors and the background of the grant.