This $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to one deserving student for the 2023-2024 school year
LONGVIEW, TX / ACCESSWIRE / June 7, 2022 / The Dennis Bonnen Scholarship is excited to announce its first academic scholarship. The Dennis Bonnen Scholarship was created in honor of Representative Dennis Bonnen, who has been a long-time advocate for education reform in Texas.
This scholarship is designed to help students achieve their educational goals and further their education. To apply, you must be confirmed and enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program by the scholarship deadline.
With the ever-rising cost of education, The Dennis Bonnen Scholarship is excited to provide some financial relief to an applicant seeking higher education.
All applicants must complete a 300 to 500 word essay answering this question: "What is one example of how you have helped your family or made your community a better place to live?"
The deadline to apply is December 31, 2022.
About the Scholarship
As someone who fought for allowing schools greater flexibility in establishing their curriculum, budget, and teaching methods, Dennis Bonnen knows the importance of education. With the ever-rising cost of education, The Dennis Bonnen Scholarship is eager to provide some financial relief to one applicant seeking higher education.
About Dennis Bonnen
The Honorable Dennis Bonnen was sworn in as Texas House Speaker in January 2019. Elected by his colleagues, Speaker Bonnen set an early tone for unity in the House Chamber by empowering members to work together to achieve meaningful results that address the state's most pressing issues. Speaker Bonnen believes in casting aside politics in favor of finding real solutions.
Speaker Bonnen served in the Texas House of Representatives for 24 years, representing the 25th House District that encompasses southern Brazoria County and the entirety of Matagorda County. First elected to the Legislature at the age of 24, Bonnen joined the House in 1997 and completed his twelfth term of office in January 2021.
Dennis and his wife, Kim, make their home in Longview, Texas, with their sons, Jackson Bonnen and Gregory Bonnen.
SOURCE: Dennis Bonnen Scholarships And Foundation