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Dallas Youth Sports

Dallas Youth Sports Scholarship
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About

In 2014, Dallas Youth Sports began to generate a scholarship fund with the sole purpose of aiding our youth seeking an higher education. Since then, DYS with the help of the Huerta Family Foundation and other organizational and individual contributions continue to grow their scholarship fund with the intention of aiding more students. Dallas Youth Sports promotes education, leadership, discipline, health and wellness through sports. This scholarship
and its benefactors emphasize "promoting education" in our youth.

Purpose
To enrich the youth in our community by creating leadership and educational opportunities through sports and aiding their pursuit of a higher education.

Funding
Annual tournaments will be held to raise funds for the Scholarship Program. In addition, funds will be raised through other organizational and individual contributions toward this program. The DYS Board will maintain and distribute the funds to eligible recipients, as agreed upon by the DYS Scholarship Committee.
 
Sponsors
Dallas Methodist Medical Center
Huerta Family Foundation

Eligibility
Any volunteer, coach, sports' official, and/or player who is a graduating senior from a DISD high school of the current school year. The applicant must have been involved with DYS for least 2 years. The applicant must have maintained a minimum GPA of 2.25. All requirements must be met for the applicant to eligible.
Ineligible
Selection committee members and immediate family are not eligible to apply or receive scholarship.

How to Apply
Fill out the DYSports Scholarship ApplicationIn addition, compose an essay through your perspective, explaining your personal experience with Dallas Youth Sports and how it has forged you into the person and student you are today.  Included with your application and essay, should be a copy of your most current High School Transcript, a picture of you from your time with our league, and a picture of you in your cap and gown.
All five required documents and photos are to be emailed to the DYS Scholarship
Committee directly.
Essay must be TYPED and must consist of 300 WORDS MINIMUM. Use 12 point Times New Roman font.

Deadline to submit
2022-2023 School Year: May 21, 2023 1:00pm CST

DYS Scholarship Committee Email
[email protected]

Scholarship Committee


Krystal Huerta
Committee Chair


Alicia Huerta
Committee Member


Jacob Huerta
Committee Member

Past DYS Scholarship Recipients

2021 Scholarship Recipient
Clemente Vasquez
from Sunset Highschool, attending University of Texas

2020 Scholarship Recipient
Bejamin Delarosa Jr.
from Hillcrest Highschool, attending Hesston College- Kansas

2019 Scholarship Recipients
Alexander Jackson from Venus Highschool, attending Ottawa University-Kansas
Nathan Gomez from Sunset Highschool, attending Mountain View College
John Sims Jr. from Molina Highschool, attending Mountain View College

2018 Scholarship Recipient
German Pena Jr. from Adamson Highschool, attending Texas State University

2016 Scholarship Recipient
Jonathan Ramon Gomez from Sunset Highschool, attending UNT Dallas

2015 Scholarship Recipient
Antonio Zamarripa Jr. from Kimball Highschool, attending Texas A&M at College Station