2020 - 2021 Dallas College Catalog

2020 - 2021 Catalog
Rising Star Program

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Are you a graduating high school student in need of money and personal support to go to college? We can help. Created by the Dallas College Foundation, the Rising Star Program provides qualified high school graduates with academic support services, career development and up to $5,500 to be used over a three year period. Through Rising Star, you have the opportunity to earn an associate's degree or job certification in more than 100 career and academic programs offered at the seven Dallas College.

To be eligible, you must:

  • Graduate from a Dallas County public high school, Dallas CAN! Academy, a charter high school at a Dallas College campus or an approved charter high school in Dallas County.
  • Graduate with a "B" average or in the top 40 percent of your high school class; OR pass the required assessment test to enter Dallas College.
  • Exhibit financial need as indicated by the family income eligibility guidelines for Rising Star assistance.

For more information, visit https://www.dcccd.edu/pc/scholother/scholarships/risingstar/pages/default.aspx.