Ted Pohrte Scholarship for Online Students

​​​​​A ​scholarship was established in memory of Ted Pohrte for online students.​

Amount of Award

$225 per semester, maximum of $450 per year, or two courses at in-county tuition cost

Number of Awards Per Year

Varies according to available funds

Scholarship Eligibility

The Ted Pohrte Scholarship is available to students who:

  • Are seeking a degree and are enrolled in at least six hours of online classes in a Fall or Spring semester
  • Maintain a minimum GPA of 2.5
  • Have no outstanding debt with Dallas College
  • Are an online student of Dallas College

Application Process


  • Nov. 30 for each spring semester; awardees receive funds in January
  • June 30 for each fall semester; awardees receive funds in August

Applicants must submit the following:

  1. Complete the online scholarship application: https://foundation.dallascollege.edu/myscholarships
  2. A 250-word essay on “What Online Learning Means to Me”
  3. A 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.

You can apply for all Dallas College scholarships through myScholarships: