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Thank You for Volunteering to Read LEF Scholarship Applications

On behalf of the thousands of LISD students who annually submit scholarship applications to LEF, thank you for dedicating your time to make sure this program is a success.

Scholarships are a major part of LEF’s mission with more than $320,000 awarded in 2023 alone. The impact of this process is felt far and wide; some scholarships follow students to universities in Seattle and Massachusetts while 73% stay in the state of Texas. For more information about the importance of what you are doing, check out the history of scholarships and teacher grants on our About page or watch this short video of the smiles LEF has brought to students and teachers over the years.

To help you navigate the application scoring process, we’ve collected a series of resources for you below.  Should you have questions after reviewing the training material below, please reach out to Sherah Robinson, Programs and Outcomes Coordinator, at

All applications must be scored by 11:59 pm on January 28.

Thank you and remember, the stories of achievement and grit you are about to read demonstrate the remarkable nature of the next generation. Be inspired, have fun, and know that you are building a community of advocates who, like you, champion education.


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