We received several inspiring scholarship applications. The scholarship committee has selected two outstanding candidates. Lindsey Cole from MHS and Layne McKay from HHS will each receive a $1,000 scholarship to help with their college expenses. We encourage all applicants to reapply next year as we will take applications from 2019, 2018 and 2017 MISD graduates.
2018 For Maddie's Sake Scholarship for SPED Teaching/Healthcare Careers
PURPOSE—To provide financial assistance to a MISD high school graduate who will attend a college/university to prepare for a career in special education or therapy/healthcare profession to assist people with disabilities. Below are some examples of special education careers; this is not a complete list:
CRITERIA—A Midlothian, Texas ISD high school graduate from 2016, 2017 or 2018 planning to study special education healthcare or teaching in an accredited program.
DEADLINE—Applications were to be submitted online no later than April 30, 2018.
SELECTION PROCESS—The For Maddie's Sake board will make a selection by May 11, 2017. The selected scholarship recipient and parent will be notified by phone and/or email and will receive a check from For Maddie's Sake by June 1, 2018.