Current Scholarship Funds
Scholarship funds are set up to assist young adults from Montgomery County in reaching their personal goals and dreams through higher education or technical training. To obtain a scholarship application, see your high school College and Career Counselor or the Financial Aid office of Lone Star College-Montgomery.
Buddy Moorhead Memorial Scholarship
The Buddy Moorhead Memorial Scholarship was created in 1984 to honor the memory of Conroe High School Coach Buddy Moorhead. Moorhead, who coached the Tigers to a 29-4-1 record from 1980-1982, was honored after his death, with this scholarship in his name. The once dormant scholarship has been been relocated with Montgomery County Community Foundation and Conroe Tigers, both current and past, have worked hard to build the endowment so that scholarships can be awarded on a perpetual basis. Senior students selected for this award must have participated in football at Conroe High School, have a reasonable chance of success in college, be of good character, and must exemplify the "spirit" of the Conroe Tigers.
Cort Martin Memorial Scholarship at LSCM
The Cort Martin Memorial Scholarship at LSCM — The Cort Martin Memorial Scholarship was established in 2000 in memory of Cort Martin, who tragically lost his life in an automobile/train accident at age 17. Through this scholarship fund, Cort's parents, Tim and Deanna Martin created a permanent legacy to honor their son Cort. In 2005, The Cort Martin Memorial Scholarship Fund was combined with another MCCF fund, The Montgomery College Scholarship Fund. The newly combined scholarship fund was renamed The Cort Martin Memorial Scholarship Fund at Lone Star College-Montgomery. Through an agreement with the Martins and representatives of The Montgomery Collage Scholarship Fund, this new fund was established as a need-based fund to provide financial assistance to Conroe ISD graduates attending Lone Star College-Montgomery as full time students.
Henry & Billie Brooks Scholarship Fund
The Henry & Billie Brooks Scholarship Fund was established in 2007 out of the Brooks' strong belief in and commitment to higher education. This fund provides need-based scholarships to citizens of the United States of America, who are residents of Montgomery County, to attend Lone Star College--Montgomery. Selected recipients will continue to receive scholarship monies from the Fund each semester for a continuous two year period, provided that each semester during this two year period, he/she successfully completes a minimum of 9 semester hours and maintains at least a B grade point average.
Mary Jane Hamilton Memorial Scholarship
The Mary Jane Hamilton Memorial Scholarship Fund was created to benefit need-based students from Montgomery County planning to attend Lone Star College--Montgomery. This endowed scholarship fund was created in memory of May Jane Harrison Hamilton who passed away on April 2, 2003 after a courageous battle with cancer. Education was an important part of Mary’s life. Mary graduated in 1978 from Sharpstown High School in Houston, and received a BS degree in Education from The University of St. Thomas in 1982. She was an HISD elementary school teacher for 17 years. She was named Ex. Director for the PSH Foundation for the last two years of her life. This scholarship fund was created to honor her life by her loving stepmother Patti Harrison, President of the PSH Foundation. It is Ms. Harrison’s desire to memorialize Mary by assisting other students wishing to secure a college education in Montgomery County.
Shane Dickerson Carter Memorial Scholarship
The Shane Dickerson Carter Memorial Scholarship was created in 2005 to benefit Montgomery County high school seniors who have demonstrated the Rotary International mission of “Service Above Self”. This endowed scholarship fund was created by Rotarian Don Carter, in memory of his beloved wife Shane Dickerson Carter, who passed away in 2005, after a courageous battle with cancer. Mr. Carter wished to honor the memory of Shane by inspiring young adults in Montgomery County to imagine a better world and to make a difference in that world. This endowed scholarship provides funding for graduating seniors who have demonstrated their commitment to overcoming poverty, hunger, disease, illiteracy, homelessness, or other barriers to life, through their community and/or international volunteer efforts. Applicants must be able to demonstrate their commitment to the “achievement of world understanding and peace through local, national, and international humanitarian, educational, and cultural programs.”
Alfred (Jimmie) & Joyce Soupart Scholarship
The Alfred (Jimmie) & Joyce Soupart Scholarship is a need-based scholarship for students of Conroe High School. The Souparts believe that education is the quickest pathway to success and have created a legacy of commitment to education and the Conroe community by facilitating opportunities of higher learning that might not otherwise be available. The first scholarship will be available from this fund in the spring of 2017.
Ruben Hope Jr. Memorial Scholarship
The Ruben Hope Jr. Memorial Scholarship was created by the Hope family and friends to honor Ruben’s passion for education and commitment to the people of Montgomery County. Scholarships will be available from this fund after it reaches endowed status.
Hivnor Family Scholarship
The Hivnor Family Scholarship Fund at Montgomery County Community Foundation was created in 2016 to benefit students from Willis High School that are participating in varsity athletics, including but not limited to cheerleading and drill team. This endowed scholarship fund was created by the Hivnor family out of their commitment to students in this community and their strong belief in the importance of higher education. Applicants wishing to be considered for the Hivnor Family Scholarship must be United States Citizens, reside in Montgomery County, Texas, be students at Willis High School participating in varsity athletics (including but not limited to cheerleading and drill team), and enroll in college as full time students. Recipients must be of good character and well-rounded individuals who are motivated to succeed and have a reasonable chance of college success. Scholarships will be available from this fund in the Spring of 2018.