Niche College Scholarship

Carrollton Education Foundation - Nancy Hirshman Academic Excellence Scholarship

See Description
February 9, 2025
Awards Available: 2

Scholarship Description

In remembrance of Nancy Hirshman, an esteemed educator at Carrollton Public Schools for three decades, the Nancy Hirshman Academic Excellence Scholarship was established. Nancy's dedication to teaching, her leadership, and her compassionate involvement in students' lives have left an indelible mark. This scholarship, created by her colleagues, aims to support and inspire future college experiences for graduates of Carrollton High School.


  • Carrollton High School Senior: Applicant must be a senior at Carrollton High School.
  • Educational Pursuit: Pursuing an associate or undergraduate degree or Career and Technical Education (CTE) training (skilled trade/vocation).
  • Full-Time Enrollment: Intending to enroll as a full-time student.
  • Gender-Inclusive Awards: One award dedicated to a female student and one to a male student.

Evaluation Criteria:

  • Scholastic Record: Assessment of academic achievements and performance.
  • Difficulty of Curriculum: Recognition of the rigor of the coursework undertaken.
  • Citizenship: Consideration of the applicant's commitment to good citizenship.
  • Financial Need: Evaluation of the applicant's financial circumstances.

Application Process:

  1. Confirm eligibility based on the outlined qualifications.
  2. Complete the application, ensuring all necessary documentation is provided.


Application deadline is February 9th.

The Nancy Hirshman Academic Excellence Scholarship is a tribute to an educator who went beyond the call of duty to ensure the success of students. If you embody Nancy's spirit of excellence and compassion and are committed to pursuing higher education, we encourage you to apply for this scholarship. Let Nancy's legacy be a source of inspiration for your educational journey. Scholarship Search