Education Linkage Scholarship Program

Scholarship is open to:  Graduating High School Seniors planning to enroll in an institution of higher learning in the Fall of 2020; and Continuing College Undergraduates.

Scholarship is restricted to:    Applicants residing in Collin County and the cities of Garland and Richardson


Application Deadline:             March 22, 2020


Minimum GPA:                      2.7 Cumulative Grade Point Average on a 4.0 scale


Application Requirements:   

  • Completed Application typed using Times New Roman font size 12

  • Academic Letter of Reference

  • Community Letter of Reference

  • Acceptance Letter or Proof of Enrollment from College or University

  • Unofficial High School, College or University Transcript

  • A headshot photo (the photo will not be returned)

  • Essay - 500 words double spaced using Times New Roman font size 12

  • All required documents listed on the Application Requirements must be scanned together and uploaded; also, all required documents must be complete and uploaded documents by the application deadline.  If the scanned document is not complete, the scholarship application will not be accepted or considered; no exceptions granted

Essay Topic:  The lessons we take from obstacles we encounter can be fundamental to later success. Recount a time when you faced a challenge, setback, or failure. How did it affect you, and what did you learn from the experience?

Scholarship Award:                $2,000 - $5,000

Scholarship Renewal:             Students who have received PNMC Scholarships must maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA and submit an application each year to be considered for an award.


Scholarship Distribution:        Awards are to be used for tuition, books and other educational related expenses.

Children of members of PNMC or members of any chapter of The Links, Incorporated who reside within the PNMC service area are not eligible to apply for scholarships.


For more information regarding our Education Linkage Scholarship Program, please contact

Juna Jones-Moore, Education Linkage Scholarship Chair at

Please use the button below to complete the scholarship application form, and upload all required documents below to “Upload Required Documents”