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2023 Community Outreach Connection, Inc.
PEACE Scholarship

Providing Educational Assistance through Community Enrichm

The Community Outreach Connection, Inc. proudly grants need-based scholarships to graduating high school seniors enrolled in schools within the specified ZIP Code areas.: 75216, 75224, 75232, 75237, 75241, 75104, 75115, 75116, 75134 and 75146, as well as those who are active members of East Gate Missionary Baptist Church, who will be entering college in the Fall of 2023.

A maximum of two scholarships for $1,000 each will be awarded in two disbursements of $500.00. The first $500 will be awarded in the Fall semester of 2023 and the second $500 will be awarded for the Spring semester of 2024. For the scholarship application to be considered, all the following items MUST be submitted to The Community Outreach Connection, Inc. no later than Friday, May 12, 2023. Incomplete or late applications will NOT be considered. Selected recipients will be notified by email on Monday, May 22, 2023, and a recognition reception will be held Sunday, June 4, 2023, at East Gate Baptist Church, 6960 S. Polk St., Dallas, TX 75232.


  1. Completed 2023 Community Outreach Connection, Inc., Application

  2. Essay

  3. A letter of recommendation that includes High School GPA and Class Rank from a School Counselor or Education is Freedom Advisor

  4. Signed Declaration for Fall

     If you are awarded the scholarship, you will need to provide the following information for the check to be       processed:

  1. Proof of enrollment in College/University

  2. University Contact Name:

  3. University Department and Address (where check should be sent)

  4. Your Student University Identification Number

COC Scholarship Checklist ​

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