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Scholarships for recent high school graduates planning to attend 2-year or 4-year colleges or universities, or for Vocational Training

Scholarship recipients will be selected based on scholastic achievement, financial need,

community volunteerism, extra-curricular activities, and a short essay.

Scholarships must be used for the next school year and

will be sent directly to the school.

Eligibility:   Applicants must reside in the City of Richardson or
attend a Richardson Independent School District school.


2024 Scholarships:

Scholarship applications for the coming year will be available in early 2024.

For further information, contact us at


A note about the Jo Leeper Scholarship.  Josephine "Jo" Leeper began her Altrusa life in 1975 and was the longest-standing member of the current club.  Jo's Altrusa sisters were her dear family and she will be sorely missed.  In her love of the organization and its members, she bequeathed a sum that will allow us to grant scholarships for some time into the future.  We lost her in 2021 at almost 90 years young.

Josephine "Jo" Leeper

July 3, 1931 - April 1, 2021


Scholarship Recipients for 2023

Left to Right, Nicholas Tu, Maya Kasselbaum, Alejandro Hernandez, Nicole Cascante, Jade Journey

and Jose Navarro (Jo Leeper Memorial Scholarship)

Please Click here to find information on these outstanding students.



"The Altrusa scholarship has benefited me immensely, not just the financial support that has allowed me to focus on my classes and collegiate experience, but also the emotional support from the ladies of Altrusa Richardson. I am so thankful to attend the University of Texas to study business and I am so excited to see where my education takes me with the help of Altrusa!” — Elizabeth Chandler

Altrusa International of Richardson Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization

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Altrusa International of Richardson

P.O. Box 832101

Richardson, TX 75083-2101

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