Scholarship Programs

The Woodrow Wilson High School Community Foundation operates as a clearinghouse for several endowed scholarships made available to graduating Woodrow seniors. The Foundation is tremendously thankful to the many individuals who have committed to making these scholarships possible. If you would like to set up a scholarship to honor your graduation class, another organization or worthy individual, or your family legacy, please contact us.


2017 Scholarships

Attention Woodrow Seniors!
Nineteen scholarships are available in 2017 totaling $28,000. More than one award can be given to an individual applicant. Click here for online application. Applications are to be scanned and e-mailed to scholarships@woodrowfoundation.org. Deadline for applications is March 24, 2017. Scholarship winners will be announced in late April.


Endowed Scholarships

The following is a list of the currently available scholarships:

Richard H. Vitale Family Scholarship

Woodrow Wilson Class of 1942 Scholarship

Marca Lee Bircher Vocal / Music Theater Scholarship

Woodrow Wilson Class of 1968 Scholarship

Woodrow Wilson Class of 1991 Scholarship

Dennis Roe Memorial/Class of 1971 Scholarship

Bob & Mary Jo English Scholarship

Veritex Community Leadership College Scholarship

The Richmond Family Scholarship

Alise Cortez Scholarship

U.S. Army Col. Jay Cozby Memorial Scholarship

Gustavo Ipina Memorial Scholarship Fund

Hal Hammond Memorial/Class of 1978 Scholarship

John Quinlan and Brandon Gordon Memorial Scholarship

The Kuesel Family Scholarship

The Friends of Lakewood Scholarship

The Marian Dieckman Hammert Scholarship

The Wildcat Legends Scholarship

Amy & Jason Kulas Family Scholarship

Other Scholarship Funds

The following is a list of additional funds for scholarships that will be awarded in future years:

Woodrow Wilson Class of 1992 Scholarship

Woodrow Wilson Class of 1993 Scholarship

Woodrow Wilson Class of 2005 Scholarship

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Congratulations to Our 2016 Scholarship Winners

Richard H. Vitale Family Scholarship -- Gabriel Jankovsky

Northwestern University; History

2015 Recipient: Meaghan O'Connor
2014 Recipient: Janelle Ferrence
2013 Recipient: Kimberly Tepera
2012 Recipient: Samantha Braun
2011 Recipient: Brian Tepera

Amy and Jason Kulas Family Scholarship -- Hutton England

Baylor University; Social Work

2015 Recipient: Addama Tucker
2014 Recipient: Maddison Salazar
2013 Recipient: Phoebe Sturges
2012 Recipient: Jennifer Garcia
2011 Recipient: Ana Harris

Alise Cortez Scholarship -- Alondra Ortiz

Texas Women's University; Criminal Justice

2015 Recipient: Nia Delmast
2014 Recipient: Michelle Pasillas
2013 Recipient: Kayla Finstein

Veritex Community Leadership Scholarship -- Lauren Mora

Texas A&M University; Business Administration

2015 Recipient: Sandra Vazquez
2014 Recipient: Edereida Hernandez
2013 Recipient: Hannah Freeman
2012 Recipient: Adrian Quijada

Kuesel Family Scholarship -- David Juan

University of Texas at Arlington; Architecture

2015 Recipient: Shelby Patterson
2014 Recipient: James Allister Rutledge

Marca Lee Bircher Vocal/Musical Theater Scholarship -- Henry Craft

University of Texas at Austin; Vocal Performance

2015 Recipient: Erin Choi
2014 Recipient: Not awarded in 2014
2013 Recipient: Zach Youpa
2012 Recipient: Nicholas Chatham

Bob and Mary Jo English Memorial Scholarship -- Crystal Marshall

American Musical Dramatic Academy; Dance Theatre

2015 Recipient: Devvyn Rhodes
2014 Recipient: Jose Estrada
2013 Recipient: Matthew Larson
2012 Recipient: Jonathon Notebaert
2011 Recipient: Jazmin Vazquez

The Friends of Lakewood Scholarship -- Michael Tepera

The University of Tulsa


The Wildcat Legends Scholarship honoring G.L. "Pop" Ashburn; funded by Class of 1956 -- Molly Weber


The Wildcat Legends Scholarship honoring Paul Harris and Wayne Pierce; funded by Class of 1966 -- Mariah Olson

Tarleton State University; Social Work


The Richmond Family Scholarship -- Matt Merino

Brookhaven Community College; History Teacher Education


The Gustavo Ipina Memorial Scholarship -- Aurora Torres

Midwestern State University; International Studies


Colonel Jay Cozby Memorial Scholarship -- Ashley Watson

Davidson College; Premedical

2015 Recipient: Corley Lovett
2014 Recipient: Patrick Kennedy
2013 Recipient: Merideth Coker

Class of 1978 Hal Hammond Memorial Scholarship --
Cole Martinez

University of Texas at Austin; Economics

2015 Recipient: Taylor Murray
2014 Recipient: Kyle Morrissey
2013 Recipient: Caroline Peterson

Class of 1971 Dennis Roe Memorial Scholarship -- Andrew DeRouen

Georgetown University; Finance and International Relations

2015 Recipient: Leslie Scherger
2014 Recipient: Colette Weich
2013 Recipient: Zach Youpa
2012 Recipient: Maximillan Castillo

Class of 1942 Scholarship -- Kosta Labos

University of Texas at Austin; Electrical Engineering

2015 Recipient: Leslie Mojica
2014 Recipient: Gabriella Cervantes
2013 Recipient: Lauren Smith
2012 Recipient: Emmanuel Hernandez

Class of 1968 Scholarship -- Gabriella Hernandez

University of Texas at Austin, Advertising

2015 Recipient: Katherine Pound
2014 Recipient: Maria Janet May
2013 Recipient: Sage Laughlin
2012 Recipient: Emmanuel Hernandez
2011 Recipient: Lorena Gutierrez

Class of 1991 Scholarship -- Georgie Osgood

The New School: Parsons School of Design; Communication Design with minor in Fine Art

2015 Recipient: Mario Ramirez
2014 Recipient: Elliott Page
2013 Recipient: Zoe Labos
2012 Recipient: Ramon Alvarez

John Quinlan and Brandon Gordon Memorial Scholarship -- Not awarded in 2016

2015 Recipient: Not awarded in 2015
2014 Recipient: Andrea Ortega
2013 Recipient: Elias Esparza, Jr.


Amelia and Jesse Moreno Family Scholarship -- Not awarded in 2016

2015 Recipient: Not awarded in 2015
2014 Recipient: Gabriella Bogacz
2013 Recipient: Kayla Finstein
2012 Recipient: Maria Garcia

William E. "Bill" Dickenson Memorial Scholarship -- Not awarded in 2016

2015 Recipient: Not awarded in 2015
2014 Recipient: Audrey Kinast

Sally Poe Turpin Memorial Scholarship -- Not awarded in 2016

2015 Recipient: Not awarded in 2015
2014 Recipient: Caroline Martinez
2013 Recipient: Erin Schilling
2012 Recipient: Hayley Heiner

Todd and Amy Williams Family Scholarship -- Not awarded in 2016

2015 Recipient: Hope Boring
2014 Recipient: Jamilex Carreno
2013 Recipient: Jose Bermudez
2012 Recipient: Samantha Braun