The Father of the Year Awards is a 501 (c) (3) charitable organization that raises funds for local children’s charities in the DFW Metroplex.

The supported charities are selected annually by the honorees. The organization has raised over $4 million in support of over 80 children’s charities since 1976.

 
 

The Father of the Year Scholarships

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The Father of the Year Scholarship Fund and the Sylvan Landau Founders’ Scholarship Fund were established in 2007 and 2010, respectively, to make a difference in the lives of young adults by assisting with funding for a quality higher education for students in financial need. These Scholarships are managed in partnership with Communities Foundation of Texas.  More information can be found on their website, Communities Foundation of Texas.

Father of the Year Scholarship Fund. This scholarship is for a graduating senior at a high school in Dallas, Tarrant, Collin or Denton Counties in Texas in financial need and has achieved an average degree of academic excellence.  This scholarship will provide the means for the selected student(s) to continue their education in any major. Selection is based on school and community participation, demonstrated leadership potential, and financial need.  This one-year scholarship of up to $5,000 per year towards tuition, fees and books at any accredited college or university in the United States or its possessions, including but not limited to four-year universities and community colleges. (learn more)

The Sylvan Landau Founders Scholarship. This scholarship is for a graduating senior at a high school in Dallas, Tarrant, Collin or Denton Counties in Texas in financial need and has achieved academic excellence.  This scholarship will provide the means for the selected student(s) to attain a quality education majoring in business or marketing at an accredited college or university.  The selection of the awardee is based on school and community participation, demonstrated leadership potential, and financial need.  The one-year scholarship provides $5,000 per year for tuition, fees and books at any accredited four-year college or university in the state of Texas with a preference to students majoring in business or marketing. (learn more)