Lisa K. Carlson DCPS Scholarship

Funded by
Andrew Baca
2 winners, $6,500 each
Application Deadline
Jul 1, 2021
Winners Announced
Jul 15, 2021
Education Level
Undergraduate, High School
Recent scholarship winners
Eligibility Requirements
Year in HS (if applicable):
Senior (2021)
Grad Status:
Graduate of the Washington DC Public School System
Year in HS (if applicable):
Grad Status:
Senior (2021)
Graduate of the Washington DC Public School System

Lisa K Carlson dedicated her life and career to supporting students and families. As a social worker, elementary school teacher, parent, and friend, she cared for, taught, and loved everyone around her.

To continue Lisa’s legacy, the Lisa K. Carlson DCPS Scholarship will be awarded to two graduates of the DC Public School System in a 2-year, 4-year, or professional certificate program. The first-place winner of the scholarship will receive an $8,000 award. The runner-up will receive a $2,000 award.

While not required, first-generation students, working adults/parents, and/or nontraditional students are preferred. 

To apply, please write a short essay answering the following question: what are your educational goals, and how will they support your future professional goals? 

Selection Criteria:
Essay, Selfless, Ambition
Published May 25, 2021