If a scholarship is available to both recent high school graduates and upperclassmen, it will be listed twice: (1) under “Scholarships for Students Who Graduated from High School in the Most Recent Graduating Year” and (2) under its respective discipline-category.

Scholarships for Students Who Graduated from High School in the Most Recent Graduating Year


BRENTWOOD COMMUNITY FOUNDATION “IVY LEAGUE FUTURE EDUCATOR” SCHOLARSHIP

Scholarship – This $2,000 scholarship will be awarded to a 2018 high school graduate who plans to major in the field of education at an accredited four year college or university. Requirements: 2.5 on a 4.0 scale. This award was created by Deacon Ivy Levingston to encourage the best and brightest high school seniors to plan for a career in education, and who believes in the concept of "growing your own" teachers.


BRENTWOOD COMMUNITY FOUNDATION ABA GAYLE WILEY SCHOLARSHIP FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES*

One $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to a student with a physical disability who is a 2018 high school graduate or an upper classman. This award was created through a personal donation by Aba Gayle Wiley for students with physical disabilities.


BRENTWOOD COMMUNITY FOUNDATION ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP

The Brentwood Community Foundation Academic Scholarship for $4,000 will be awarded over a four-year period to a 2018 high school graduate to attend an accredited four-year college or university. A minimum 3.0 GPA must be maintained to receive the annual award. This award cannot be combined with any other scholarship award from Brentwood Community Foundation. Requirements: 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale.


BRENTWOOD COMMUNITY FOUNDATION BRENTWOOD BAPTIST CHURCH GRANT* 

The $500 Brentwood Baptist Church Grant is awarded to a 2018 high school graduate. Requirements: A member of Brentwood Baptist Church for at least one year prior to the time of application.


BRENTWOOD COMMUNITY FOUNDATION BRENTWOOD BAPTIST CHURCH SCHOLARSHIP*

The Brentwood Baptist Church Scholarship is a $1,000 one-time award given to a 2018 high school graduate. Requirements: A member of Brentwood Baptist Church for at least one year prior to the time of application. A 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale.


BRENTWOOD COMMUNITY FOUNDATION HERRINGTON LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP

The one-time $3,000 scholarship will be awarded to a 2018 high school graduate to pursue a degree in the field of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) at an accredited four-year college or university. Students should emphasize how they plan to pursue this interdisciplinary approach to their college studies. Requirements: 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale; an overall 3.0 average in mathematics and science courses. This award was created and funded by personal contributions from the Herrington family.


BRENTWOOD COMMUNITY FOUNDATION JOHNNY L. WALKER, JR. AND GERALDINE WALKER EXCELLENCE AWARD

One $2,000 ($1,000 per semester) will be awarded to a 2018 high school graduate to pursue higher education at an accredited four-year college or university in a major of their choice. The student must maintain a 3.0 GPA to receive the award for the second semester. Requirements: 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale; minimum 500 word essay on the topic "Changes of Life". The essay should include the student's description of a moment in his or her life that significantly altered the perception of a specific topic. The essay should be a reflection of the student's narrative and descriptive writing abilities. The essay can also be used as an introduction to others who make college admission and scholarship award decisions. This scholarship is funded by Johnny L. Walker, Jr. and Geraldine Walker, with a matching contribution from Chevron U.S.A.    


BRENTWOOD COMMUNITY FOUNDATION JOHNNY L. WALKER, JR. AND GERALDINE WALKER HIGHER EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

One $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to a 2018 high school graduate to pursue higher education at an accredited four-year college or university in a major of their choice. Requirements: 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale; minimum 500 word essay on the topic "Changes of Life". The essay should include the student's description of a moment in his or her life that significantly altered the perception of a specific topic. The essay should be a reflection of the student's narrative and descriptive writing abilities. The essay can also be used as an introduction to others who make college admission and scholarship award decisions. This scholarship is funded by Johnny L. Walker, Jr. and Geraldine Walker, with a matching contribution from Chevron U.S.A.  


BRENTWOOD COMMUNITY FOUNDATION JOHNNY L. WALKER, JR. AND GERALDINE WALKER LEADERSHIP AWARD

One $3,000 scholarship ($1,500 per semester) will be awarded to a 2018 high school graduate to pursue higher education at an accredited four-year college or university in a major of their choice. The student must maintain a 3.4 GPA to receive the award for the second semester. Requirements: 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale; Minimum 500 word essay on the topic "Meeting Myself Four Years Ago". The essay should be a response to an opportunity to have lunch with the person that you were four years ago. What about you has changed? What has stayed the same? This essay should compare and contrast personal reflections, and can be used in the future for college and scholarship applications. This scholarship is funded by Johnny L. Walker, Jr. and Geraldine Walker, with a matching contribution from Chevron U.S.A.  


BRENTWOOD COMMUNITY FOUNDATION TERRENCE AND TERRI GEE EMERGING LEADERS SCHOLARSHIP*

Two $3,000 Emerging Leaders Scholarships will be awarded to students currently enrolled in a four year accredited college or university, or a 2018 high school graduate, to pursue a degree in the field of their choice. Requirements: 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale and participation in extra-curricular and community service activities. Students must currently hold or recently have held a leadership position in two or more extracurricular activities in school, church, or the community; minimum 500 word essay titled “Being a Leader, Not Just a Follower”. These awards were created and funded by personal contributions from Terrence and Terri Gee.


BRENTWOOD COMMUNITY FOUNDATION THE REUBEN WHEATLEY MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP*

The Reuben Wheatley Memorial Scholarship will fund individual awards of $2,500 each, to two 2018 high school graduates to pursue a degree in the field of their choice at an accredited four-year college or university. The recipients must be enrolled full-time with a minimum of 12 credit hours. The family of Reuben Wheatley funds these two memorial scholarships in honor of their patriarch whose priorities, instilled by his parents, remained intact throughout his life: God, family, friends, and fun. Reuben, a financial supporter of the Brentwood Community Foundation Scholarship Program for over twenty years, truly believed in funding the “Village” legacy.



Scholarships for Science, Technology, Engineering & Math


BRENTWOOD COMMUNITY FOUNDATION BARBARA TOLDEN BRYANT SCHOLARSHIP

This $1,500 scholarship award will be given to a 2018 high school graduate who plans to pursue a Bachelor of Science degree. Requirements: 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale. This scholarship was created by family and friends to honor the memory of Barbara Tolden Bryant who worked in the medical field as a cytotechnologist.


BRENTWOOD COMMUNITY FOUNDATION CARMEN WASHINGTON AND LA SONYA ROBINSON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

This $1,500 scholarship will be awarded to a student pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in computer science, information technology, or a related information systems field. Requirements: 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale. This award was created in 2013 by Wilford Stevens, Jr. in memory of his cousins Carmen Washington and La Sonya Robinson who were college students in pursuit of their undergraduate degrees.


BRENTWOOD COMMUNITY FOUNDATION F. FRANCES JOHNSON STEM SCHOLARSHIP

One $1,500 scholarship will be awarded to a 2018 high school graduate or continuing college undergraduate pursuing a bachelor’s degree in science, technology, engineering or mathematics at an accredited four year university. Requirements: 3.0 GPA for high school graduates, 2.75 GPA for continuing college undergraduates; enrolled as a full-time student. This scholarship was created in memory of Dr. F. Frances Johnson to support the pursuit of STEM education and careers.


BRENTWOOD COMMUNITY FOUNDATION HERRINGTON LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP

The one-time $3,000 scholarship will be awarded to a 2018 high school graduate to pursue a degree in the field of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) at an accredited four-year college or university. Students should emphasize how they plan to pursue this interdisciplinary approach to their college studies. Requirements: 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale; an overall 3.0 average in mathematics and science courses. This award was created and funded by personal contributions from the Herrington family.


BRENTWOOD COMMUNITY FOUNDATION LIONEL THOMPSON MEMORIAL ENGINEERING SCHOLARSHIP

One $1,250 scholarship will be awarded to a student who is currently enrolled in an accredited university which offers an engineering program. Requirements: 2.75 GPA on a 4.0 scale. This scholarship was created to honor the memory of Lionel Thompson, husband of Mary E. Thompson and brother of Marilyn Rowe.


BRENTWOOD COMMUNITY FOUNDATION LIONEL THOMPSON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FOR COMPUTER SCIENCE

One $1,250 scholarship will be awarded to a student to pursue a degree in an area related to information systems and/or computer science. Requirements: 2.75 GPA on a 4.0 scale. This scholarship was created to honor the memory of Lionel Thompson, husband of Mary E. Thompson and brother of Marilyn Rowe.


BRENTWOOD COMMUNITY FOUNDATION RODNEY AND MARION WILSON ENGINEERING SCHOLARSHIP

This $1,500 scholarship will be awarded to a student who is currently enrolled in an accredited university which offers an engineering program. Requirements: 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale. This award was created in 2007 by Rodney and Marion Wilson to encourage students to pursue studies in the field of engineering.



Scholarships for Music & Performing Arts


BRENTWOOD COMMUNITY FOUNDATION AUBREY EARL AND TERRALYN WALTERS-SWIFT MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP*

Two $2,000 scholarships will be awarded to a student pursuing a degree in the field of music at an accredited university. Requirements: 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale.  These scholarships were created in loving memory of Aubrey Earl Swift and funded by a personal contribution from Terralynn Walters-Swift, the widow of Aubrey Earl Swift.



Scholarships for Medicine


BRENTWOOD COMMUNITY FOUNDATION RODNEY AND MARION WILSON NURSING SCHOLARSHIP

This $1,500 scholarship will be awarded to a student in the field of nursing. The recipient must be enrolled in an accredited nursing program. Requirements: 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale. This award was created in 2006 by Rodney and Marion Wilson to encourage students to pursue studies in the field of nursing.  


BRENTWOOD COMMUNITY FOUNDATION DR. RODNEY EARNEST BAILEY PHARMACY SCHOLARSHIP

This $2,000 scholarship will be awarded to a student enrolled in an accredited Historically Black College or University (HBCU) pharmacy program. Requirements: 2.75 GPA on a 4.0 scale. This scholarship is created in loving memory of Dr. Rodney Earnest Bailey who believed in education and supporting historically black colleges and universities.



Scholarships for Disabled Students


BRENTWOOD COMMUNITY FOUNDATION ABA GAYLE WILEY SCHOLARSHIP FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES*

One $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to a student with a physical disability who is a 2018 high school graduate or an upper classman. This award was created through a personal donation by Aba Gayle Wiley for students with physical disabilities.



Scholarships for Atheletes



Scholarships for Leadership, Personal Growth & Public Service


BRENTWOOD COMMUNITY FOUNDATION WAYNE JOHNSON III PUBLIC SERVICE SCHOLARSHIP

This award will be given to a sophomore, junior, or senior student with a declared major in political science, with the intent to have a career in public service. This $1,000 scholarship can be awarded to the same student for a maximum of three years if the student maintains the grade point average each year. Requirements: 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale. This scholarship was created by Michael and Pamiel Gaskin to honor the memory of Wayne W. Johnson III, the brother of Pamiel. Wayne served the State of Texas as Assistant Attorney General, Special Prosecutor, Galveston County Chief Felony Prosecutor, Galveston County Commissioner, and Democratic National Committee Officer and was a member of many community service boards.  


BRENTWOOD COMMUNITY FOUNDATION JOHNNY L. WALKER, JR. AND GERALDINE WALKER HIGHER EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

One $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to a 2018 high school graduate to pursue higher education at an accredited four-year college or university in a major of their choice. Requirements: 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale; minimum 500 word essay on the topic "Changes of Life". The essay should include the student's description of a moment in his or her life that significantly altered the perception of a specific topic. The essay should be a reflection of the student's narrative and descriptive writing abilities. The essay can also be used as an introduction to others who make college admission and scholarship award decisions. This scholarship is funded by Johnny L. Walker, Jr. and Geraldine Walker, with a matching contribution from Chevron U.S.A.  


BRENTWOOD COMMUNITY FOUNDATION JOHNNY L. WALKER, JR. AND GERALDINE WALKER EXCELLENCE AWARD

One $2,000 ($1,000 per semester) will be awarded to a 2018 high school graduate to pursue higher education at an accredited four-year college or university in a major of their choice. The student must maintain a 3.0 GPA to receive the award for the second semester. Requirements: 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale; minimum 500 word essay on the topic "Changes of Life". The essay should include the student's description of a moment in his or her life that significantly altered the perception of a specific topic. The essay should be a reflection of the student's narrative and descriptive writing abilities. The essay can also be used as an introduction to others who make college admission and scholarship award decisions. This scholarship is funded by Johnny L. Walker, Jr. and Geraldine Walker, with a matching contribution from Chevron U.S.A.    


BRENTWOOD COMMUNITY FOUNDATION JOHNNY L. WALKER, JR. AND GERALDINE WALKER LEADERSHIP AWARD

One $3,000 scholarship ($1,500 per semester) will be awarded to a 2018 high school graduate to pursue higher education at an accredited four-year college or university in a major of their choice. The student must maintain a 3.4 GPA to receive the award for the second semester. Requirements: 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale; Minimum 500 word essay on the topic "Meeting Myself Four Years Ago". The essay should be a response to an opportunity to have lunch with the person that you were four years ago. What about you has changed? What has stayed the same? This essay should compare and contrast personal reflections, and can be used in the future for college and scholarship applications. This scholarship is funded by Johnny L. Walker, Jr. and Geraldine Walker, with a matching contribution from Chevron U.S.A.  



Scholarships for Business, Marketing, Finance & Economics


BRENTWOOD COMMUNITY FOUNDATION LAMAR FRAZIER BUSINESS EXCELLENCE AWARD*

The Business Excellence Award was created to provide two $2,500 scholarships to students with a declared major in a field of business, marketing, economics, or finance. Students must be enrolled full time with a minimum of 12 credit hours and classified, according to credit hours earned, as a sophomore, junior, or senior in an accredited program. Requirements: 2.75 GPA on a 4.0 scale. These awards were created through a personal donation by Lamar Frazier.



Scholarships for Educators


BRENTWOOD COMMUNITY FOUNDATION “IVY LEAGUE FUTURE EDUCATOR” SCHOLARSHIP

Scholarship – This $2,000 scholarship will be awarded to a 2018 high school graduate who plans to major in the field of education at an accredited four year college or university. Requirements: 2.5 on a 4.0 scale. This award was created by Deacon Ivy Levingston to encourage the best and brightest high school seniors to plan for a career in education, and who believes in the concept of "growing your own" teachers.


BRENTWOOD COMMUNITY FOUNDATION WELTON AND ROSANNA OWENS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

This $2,500 scholarship will be awarded, $1,250 per semester, to a full time student to pursue a degree in elementary or secondary education at an accredited college or university. The student must maintain a 2.5 GPA to receive the award for the second semester. Requirements: 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale. The Welton and Rosanna Owens Memorial Scholarship is funded by J. D. and Mittie Gregory in memory of Mittie's parents. Both parents were advocates of educational opportunities for youth. They were devoted members of the St. John Missionary Baptist Church, Beaumont, TX.  



Scholarships for Academic Excellence


BRENTWOOD COMMUNITY FOUNDATION BRENTWOOD BAPTIST CHURCH GRANT* 

The $500 Brentwood Baptist Church Grant is awarded to a 2018 high school graduate. Requirements: A member of Brentwood Baptist Church for at least one year prior to the time of application.


BRENTWOOD COMMUNITY FOUNDATION BRENTWOOD BAPTIST CHURCH SCHOLARSHIP*

The Brentwood Baptist Church Scholarship is a $1,000 one-time award given to a 2018 high school graduate. Requirements: A member of Brentwood Baptist Church for at least one year prior to the time of application. A 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale.


BRENTWOOD COMMUNITY FOUNDATION ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP

The Brentwood Community Foundation Academic Scholarship for $4,000 will be awarded over a four-year period to a 2018 high school graduate to attend an accredited four-year college or university. A minimum 3.0 GPA must be maintained to receive the annual award. This award cannot be combined with any other scholarship award from Brentwood Community Foundation. Requirements: 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale.