Scholarship Information

Extraordinary Is Scholarship Fund

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The Otis and Rosie Brown Foundation celebrates ordinary people doing extraordinary work in the community – and that includes students! For our third year, the Foundation is proud to announce it will award ten, $1,000 scholarships to extraordinary high school seniors. High school seniors may be nominated for or may apply for a $1,000 scholarship for the 2017 Fall semester. To be eligible, students must currently be enrolled in and attend a North texas high school and must be accepted to an accredited college, university or trade school before May 1, 2017. The Otis and Rosie Brown Foundation scholarship may be used to cover tuition, room and board, supplies and materials, application fees, transportation costs and/or books.

In order to qualify, eligible applicants will submit a completed scholarship application and participate in a social media campaign that shares their “Extraordinary Story” via the Extraordinary Is campaign’s Facebook page and Twitter.

Click on the link below to complete the online scholarship application, submit two letters of recommendation, email or fax official transcripts, post your extraordinary story on our Facebook page and Twitter, ask your friends, family and peers to Like or Follow The Otis and Rosie Brown Foundation, include #myextraordinaryis, and ask your followers vote for you by liking or retweeting your story.

Important Dates

Application Opens: January 17, 2017
Application Deadline: March 17, 2017 before 11:59PM CDT
Expected Award Date: May 1, 2017

Materials to be submitted by March 17, 2017:
* Scholarship applications
* HS transcript
* Two (2) letters of recommendation
* Letters of Recommendation and High School Transcripts may be emailed to

Click Here to Apply

Click Here to Nominate a Student