To change the expectations of students, teachers and parents to include the idea that all high school graduates from Burleson will have the opportunity to attain higher education and to cultivate the economic development benefits of expanding the attainment of post-secondary degrees and career certifications.
To encourage graduating high school seniors to further their education in Burleson, thereby:
•· Helping to create a better trained, educated and prepared local work force;
•· Enhancing the local economy by supporting a thriving center for higher education;
•· Capitalizing on the link between higher education and economic development; and
•· Helping to ease the transition from secondary to higher education for Burleson families.
To provide every high school graduate from Burleson the opportunity to attain post-secondary education.
For general information about the Opportunity Fund, click here.
For information regarding scholarship application, click here.