Scholarships available

The Best Southwest Partnership is proud to partner with our local school districts to sponsor ten $1,000 annual scholarships available to any graduating senior residing in one of our Best Southwest partner cities of Balch Springs, Cedar Hill, DeSoto, Duncanville, Ferris, Hutchins, Glenn Heights, Lancaster, Ovilla, and Wilmer.

Best Southwest Partnership (BSWP) Mayoral Scholarship Criteria:

To be eligible for the 2023 BSWP Mayoral Scholarship award, applicants MUST: be a graduating Senior in 2023
have a 3.0 GPA or higher, and live in one of the 10 cities listed below.

  • Applicants MUST complete the essay portions (in the space provided below) describing why they should be selected for this award. Describe their character, leadership attributes, aspirations, education, career plans and future goals.
  • Applicants MUST provide a copy of their academic transcript and enter their ACT/SAT scores
  • Applicants MUST provide an official letter of reference from their school (e.g., principal, teacher, guidance counselor)

Deadline for applications to be submitted: May 13, 2023

2023 BSW Mayoral Scholarship Application

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Selected recipients will be notified the first week of May with next steps to participate in the Best Southwest Partnership Scholars Virtual Event

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Best Southwest Partnership

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