Scholarships

Y.A.L.E. Leader of the Year Scholarship

The Y.A.L.E. Leader of the Year Scholarship honors a high school student for outstanding leadership as a Y.A.L.E. ambassador. The essence of an outstanding leader is a person with integrity; they are trustworthy and comfortable handling tough situations. Valuing everyone in the program and investing time to let the others know they are important to the mission are key traits. If you encounter this youth leader, you will see a friendly, helpful and knowledgeable youth who is genuine in their approach. One recipient will receive a $500 Scholarship.

FLCRC Service Learning Scholarship

The FLCRC Service Learning Scholarship will go to a high school student for outstanding service as a Y.A.L.E. ambassador. Service learning supports a culture of civic engagement through learning and investing in the community. By working in the community, students can enhance their knowledge, gain a better understanding of themselves, explore and develop ways to contribute to the community. This award highlights a self-confident youth with an enhanced commitment to public service. One recipient will receive a $500 Scholarship.

FLCRC Outstanding Senior Scholarship

The FLCRC Outstanding Senior Scholarship will go to a high school senior Y.A.L.E. ambassador for outstanding leadership and service. The characteristics of an outstanding senior for this award include the following:

  • Hard-working and successful in school
  • Positive attitude with good character
  • Actively involved in school and the community
  • Highly motivated and a problem solver
  • Visible and effective leadership

One recipient will receive a $500 Scholarship.

FLCRC Outstanding Student Scholarship

The FLCRC Outstanding Student Scholarship will go to a high school Y.A.L.E. ambassador for outstanding leadership and service. The characteristics of an outstanding student for this award include the following:

  • Hard-working and successful in school
  • Positive attitude with good character
  • Actively involved in school and the community
  • Highly motivated and a problem solver
  • Visible and effective leadership

One recipient will receive a $500 Scholarship.

FLCRC Outstanding College Student Scholarship

The FLCRC Outstanding College Student Scholarship will go to a college level Y.A.L.E. ambassador for outstanding leadership and service. The characteristics of an outstanding college student for this scholarship include the following:

  • Hard-working and successful in college
  • Positive attitude with good character
  • Actively involved in college and the community
  • Highly motivated and a problem solver
  • Visible and effective leadership

One recipient will receive a $500 Scholarship

The Hildred Jones-Drain Scholarship

The Hildred Jones-Drain Community Scholarship will go to a high school student with outstanding service in the community. Hildred Jones-Drain was a pillar in the community; a mother, grandmother, faithful servant in the church, and motivator to everyone she came in contact with. Volunteering and giving back to the community is one of the most important things an individual can do. The characteristics of an outstanding senior for this award includes the following:

  • Evidence of giving back and making a difference in the community
  • Hard-working and successful in school
  • Strong and effective leadership
  • Enhanced Education through service learning
  • Highly motivated and a problem solver

One recipient will receive a $500 Scholarship.

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The Dakota Merriweather Scholarship

Ms. Merriweather was a very active member of the Youth Ambassador Leadership Education (Y.A.L.E.) program and valuable member of the Family Life and Community Resource Center (FLCRC) team. In 2018, she was the recipient of FLCRC Service-Learning Scholarship Award.

She freely gave of her time and energy while pursuing her college dreams at Texas Southern University. The Dakota Merriweather Scholarship will go to a high school student with outstanding character and service to the community. The characteristics of an outstanding senior for this award includes the following:

  • Evidence of outstanding character in school and the community
  • Visible and effective leadership
  • Actively involved in school and the community
  • Highly motivated and a problem solver
  • Creative and Business Entrepreneur Skills

One recipient will receive a $500 Scholarship

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