Richard J Holland Memorial Scholarship

$10,000

March 15, 2020

Awards Available: 1

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  • Scholarship Description
  • The Richard Holland Memorial Scholarship was established to remember the life and legacy of a great man, friend, son, and brother. Richard Holland was more than any one of these things - he was an infectious personality, a loyal teammate, a genuine smile, and a young soul. Applicants must plan to enroll or be enrolled in full time undergraduate study at an accredited four-year college or university for the entire academic year. Must demonstrate leadership and participation in extracurricular activities and demonstrate financial need. The award is renewable up to 3 years. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
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  • Scholarship Director
  • 3804 Dutton Drive
  • Plano, TX 75023
  • info@rjhollandscholarship.org
  • 214-864-3405

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Craig W  on 6/4/2019 8:50:30 PM

My dream is to be a computer engineer, and some day come back so I can volunteer my time with YMCA or any boys and girl club that will allow me to come and share my knowledge, skills in computer engineering with the youth, so they too would want to go to school and make something of their life. This would also be a blessing for for my mom, this would not only help her with my tuition fees it would also be a a lot help to me, not having to find a job my freshman, to help my mother pay for college.

Trent B  on 3/2/2019 7:24:28 PM

Such a great kid to look up to even after he has passed. Such an impact he made on many people, clearly! Thanks for sharing!

Benedicta M  on 2/24/2019 10:32:44 PM

I want to go to college to become a veterinarian. My plan is to take biology, zoology and learn about wildlife,

Nicholas V  on 11/19/2018 12:25:09 PM

My son is pursuing a career in Astrophysics. Currently he developed a Facebook page and astronomy club with the town Mayor and council. He has well over 122 members (adults) and growing. Schedules monthly meetings (outdoor ) with sophisticated telescopes teaching the stars. He was personally invited by his Pascack Valley district to attend a stem program in Europe including a tour and lecture at CERN.

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