About the Scholarship

Dana Michelle Pettaway Ministries, Inc., was established in January 2004, in memory of Dana Michelle Pettaway, a vibrant youth leader who glorified God in every area of her life. The Dana Michelle Pettaway Servant’s Heart Scholarship seeks to identify Christian high school seniors who exhibit leadership in areas of volunteerism and community service while maintaining high academics. The DMP Servant’s Heart Scholarship will award 7 students who possess the above qualities and who plan to attend an institution of higher learning.


How to Apply for Scholarship?

  • An applicant must complete the scholarship application form initially in order to receive this scholarship fund.

  • A student is required to write an essay on the topic given by the financial department.

  • A candidate is also required to provide a letter of recommendation from his/her counselor,

  • Also, he/she must submit an official transcript and Service Hours Summary.

  • Finally, 6 copies of the College Acceptance Letter where he/she is studying in or already studied.

  • If an applicant is selected as a finalist, then he/she must undergo for an interview with the Selection Committee.


Award Amount and Deadline:

The foundation is awarding $1,000 per semester for 2 consecutive semesters to seven eligible applicants.

The scholarship deadline date is fixed on 16th March 2020.


Eligibility Criteria

  • The applicant must be a legal U.S. resident.

  • The applicant must attend high school in Harris County, TX.

  • The applicant must be a high school senior who is eligible for graduation.

  • The applicant must intend to enroll as a full-time student in an accredited college, vocational or technical school.

  • The applicant must have a minimum GPA of 2.75.

  • The applicant must have a minimum of 30 documented service or volunteer hours.