PROVIDING AFFORDABLE ACCESS TO HIGHER EDUCATION
Brazos Education Foundation, Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing affordable access to higher education through resources, scholarships, and information. Our philosophy is “Education 4 Everyone” and we help students reach their educational goals.
Meet Some of Our Alumni
You can find our Brazos Scholar Alumni in healthcare, at Fortune 500 companies, in schools and serving our country as members of the military.
Jennifer worked as a staff nurse, relief charge nurse, and clinical coach in the Surgical Trauma ICU at Scott & White Medical Center - Temple. In January 2020, Jennifer began a program at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston to become a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, one of the major advanced practice areas for nurses. She graduated from West High School in 2014 and from Texas A&M in 2017.
Armando was one of the Foundation's first four scholarship recipients. A 2010 University High School graduate, he received his Bachelor of Science in Industrial Distribution from Texas A&M in fall 2014. He currently works for a Fortune 500 defense contrator and is pursuing his master's degree in systems engineering from SMU.
Christian graduated from Texas A&M in December 2019 and is a veterninary technician at the Animal Birth Control Center in Waco. She plans to go veterinary school in a year or two. A 2016 graduated of West High School, she is quick to thank the foundation for helping her with her college dreams. "This scholarship has been an immense aid in my educational journey," she said.
Brazos Scholar Alumnus Cade Kegerreis is ahead of schedule in marking off items on his bucket list. One of his life goals will be met on August 7 when the young artist mounts his first solo show.
News & Announcements
With changing seasons comes more than just pumpkin-spice-flavored everything and crunchy fall leaves. The new season also brings forward new opportunities to do good out in the world.
Social isolation, health and financial fears, political upheaval and natural disasters are fueling the rising anxiety among college students returning to school online and in-person this fall.
What are you waiting for? The benefits of mentoring will not only give back to your mentee, but also to your community, and even to you.
I was thinking about how in certain instances of learned poverty it takes outside influences to change the mindset. The Brazos Education Foundation really did change the trajectory of my life. I am forever grateful.
Carol Carter, University of Texas at Arlington 2015 graduate