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 56 college scholarships to high school students, totaling $140,000 awarded since 2016. Recipients’ college selections have included:
  • Auburn University
  • Belmont University
  • Columbia University
  • Dallas Baptist University
  • Mississippi State University
  • University of California San Diego
  • Princeton University
  • Stanford University
  • Texas A&M University
  • Texas Christian 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 2023 Scholarship Recipients!

From Arlington High School:
Grace Ressl, and Martin Swayze

From Martin High School:
Ethan Starr, Sierra Nguyen, and Tyler Hausenfluke

From Sam Houston High School:
Emely Guerrero, Flor Mejia, and Mercedes Martinez

Previous Scholarship Recipients