2018 Father of the Year Beneficiaries
Camp John Marc
Camp John Marc inspires confidence for life through high-quality camping programs for children, teens, and families. Year round programming and specialized camp facilities are uniquely designed in partnership with Dallas-Fort Worth area pediatric hospitals, community volunteers, and health organizations who are dedicated to serving campers living with chronic medical and physical challenges. The dignity of each camper is nurtured at Camp John Marc as well as in the community through its outreach programs.
The Children’s Medical Center Research Institute at UT Southwestern
The Children’s Medical Center Research Institute at UT Southwestern (CRI) is addressing fundamental scientific questions related to the biological basis of disease. Through transformative biomedical research, we seek breakthroughs that change scientific fields and yield new strategies for treating disease.
United Way of Metropolitan Dallas
We’re on a mission to change lives forever in North Texas. Yes, it’s an incredibly big statement. But it’s one that we are making a reality. We’re tackling tough issues that make a lasting difference and create opportunities for greatness – like graduating college and preparing career-ready teens; helping folks find jobs and keep more of what they earn; enabling access to quality health care; and ensuring everyone has a safe place to call home.
We believe in people and possibilities. We believe that everyone – regardless of where they started or ended up – should have the opportunity to be great. Sometimes the only thing someone needs in order to turn things around is opportunity. We believe in opportunity. Don’t you?
The Father of the Year Scholarships
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.
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.