Scholarship

The Continental Societies Inc. is very proud to offer scholarships to deserving students.

In 2018, our 1st place scholarship winner is Carrington Whigham. Carrington Whigham is a senior in the theater cluster, at Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts. She is primarily focussing on Acting, Film, Set Contruction, and Directing. She spends most of her time performing at the Black Academy of Arts and Letters, with Curtis King. Carrington has had the beautiful opportunity of playing Aunt Eller with director Joel Farrell and Cristi Vahle, and Daniela in In The Heights, directed by broadways Sandy Alvarez. As a graduate of 2018, Gods many blessings have made her stronger as an actor, women in Christ, singer, dancer, and team player.

In 2018, our 2nd place scholarship winner is Dylan Hall. Dylan's plans are to attend Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana this fall to study Biochemistry in preparation for a career in medicine. In the long term, he plans include becoming an anesthesiologist and dedicating his life to serving the needs of others. He is a strong believer in the power of volunteerism and plan to create a community service platform to promote healthier living. He love sports and played football during his freshman year before shifting focus to weightlifting and high intensity physical conditioning. He is also an avid swimmer and enjoy traveling and learning about different cultures.

The Dallas Chapter offers three scholarships:

  • A four year general scholarship for students entering a four-year college program. From 2007-2014, we have been instrumental in awarding over $120,000 in local, regional, and national scholarships. These scholarships are renewable for up to

  • four years as long as the student maintains his/her GPA.

  • The Charlie Mae Warbington Technical Scholarship, named for a charter member and long-time educator, is awarded to students who choose fields of study, that are specialized such as culinary, medical assistant or other technical programs lasting less than four years.

  • The Paul Quinn Scholarship is awarded each year to an incoming freshman attending Paul Quinn College. This scholarship was established by the Dallas chapter in 2013 to help support students at this local college.