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Picquet Military Scholarship

The Picquet Military Scholarship was established in 2000 by DCCCD retiree, Jim Picquet, in honor of a his father. Eugene Newman Picquet considered himself an ordinary naval warrior in the times of World War II. He knew many who gave their lives and believed strongly in helping all who returned home to have a continued purpose to live. His family hopes that those who benefit from this scholarship fund (both active military and their families) find purpose in their college studies that prepare them for a better life.

Amount of Award

up to $100 per semester

Number of Awards Per Year

Varies according to available funds

Scholarship Eligibility

Applicant must:

  1. Be a DCCCD student
  2. Be enrolled in a DCCCD distance learning course
  3. Be a military student or spouse who is enrolled in a program of study at a college of DCCCD
  4. Have and maintain a 2.5 GPA
  5. Be enrolled in a minimum of 3 credit hours
  6. Be in good standing with the Financial Aid Office of any of the seven colleges of DCCCD

Application Process


First Friday in June

Applicants must submit the following:

  1. Completed DCCCD Foundation scholarship application form
  2. One-page typed essay explaining why higher education is important to a military family.
  3. Official transcript of previous high school and college work. An unofficial transcript may be accepted with the application form, but an official transcript is required within 30 days of application.

Selection Process

Recipients are selected by committee.

For more information contact or 214-378-1531

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