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Did you know

In Texas, 90% of at-risk students who enroll in a 4 year university,

drop out?

ScholarShot has developed a proven formula to reverse this statistic where 9 out of 10 of our students enrolled in the program earn life-changing vocational, associate or undergraduate degrees.

We imagine a Texas where all students are successful in their college and career journey.

 

Our mission is to support first-generation students in achieving career-ready certificates or degrees to strengthen the Texas workforce and improve institutional outcomes.

Your Generous gift will help one of our Scholars. Together, we can make college degrees a reality for students who deserve the chance to pursue their dreams. Donate today!

Our Core Values

Accountability – We strive to hold ourselves, our Scholars and the Texas public education systems accountable to achieve better outcomes for first generation underserved students.

Leadership – We leverage our collective knowledge and data to be the subject matter expert in post-secondary success for underserved, first-generation students.

Guidance – Our proven best practices allow us to provide guidance to our Scholars and Texas public education systems to promote successful outcomes.

Grace – We embrace faith-based compassion and practice attentive, non-judgmental support with care and empathy.

Partnership – We seek partnerships that make us and our community stronger, through trusted relationships with corporations, donors, alumni, and community.

Impact – We are committed to improving the Texas workforce and creating transformational change for students and their families.

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The Scholarshot Model

Year Founded

Current Scholars

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1st Generation

Total Graduates

  How does ScholarShot help its students reach their goals?    

academic

Each ScholarShot Scholar is assigned a full time Academic Manager for degree planning, budgeting, and personal support.

Financial support

Scholars may receive up to $6,000 per year in financial support depending on need. 

Mentoring a Scholar

Mentoring a Scholar is a mutually fulfilling relationship. Scholars benefit knowing someone cares for them. 

ScholarShot was founded in 2009 by concerned business professionals, educators and community volunteers who saw numerous well-meaning college advisement and “access” programs failing at-risk students. In Texas, 9 out of 10 of these students who get into college drop out. ScholarShot has developed a proven model of academic navigation, personal guidance and financial support that reverses this outcome with 90% of our Scholars succeeding in earning life-changing vocational, associate or undergraduate degrees.

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