In an effort to honor those who are pursuing a higher education and have been affected by addiction personally, the Michael Wilkinson Foundation awards eight $2,500 scholarships to Arlington Independent School District high school seniors annually. Scholarship awards are based on school and community involvement, academic record, financial need, essay submission, and completeness of the application.

The Foundation has awarded 64 college scholarships to high school students, totaling $160,000 awarded since 2016. Recipients’ college selections have included:

  • Auburn University
  • Belmont University
  • Columbia University
  • Dallas Baptist University
  • Mississippi State University
  • Morehouse College
  • University of California San Diego
  • Princeton University
  • Stanford University
  • Texas A&M University
  • Texas Christian University
  • Texas Women’s University
  • University of Arkansas
  • University of North Texas
  • University of Texas at Arlington
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • University of Texas at Dallas
  • University of Texas at San Antonio

Scholarship Eligibility Checklist

Scholarship Application Terms and Requirements

Items for Submission

Congratulations to our 2024 Scholarship Recipients!

From Arlington College and Career High School:
Oyinola Alokan

From Arlington Collegiate High School:
Claire Ashley Martinez
Samantha Fernandez

From Juan Seguin High School:
Jayden Feggett

From Lamar High School:
Mary Elizabeth Isbell
Yosra Hassan

From Martin High School:
Beverly Nguyen

From Sam Houston High School:
Terry Brock

Previous Scholarship Recipients