2020-21 DCBF Annual College Scholarship Competition

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Celebrating A Mother's Hope: DCBF Presents Its Annual College Scholarship Competition

SAN FRANCISCO, California (November 2, 2020) – The Darin C. Banks Foundation (DCBF) presents its Annual Collegiate Scholarship Competition. This year’s scholarship competition is dedicated to Carrie A. Dawson, DCBF Founder, Michelle Banks' mother. Though she passed away in 2015, during Ms. Dawson’s life she worked tirelessly helping others through her church, serving in the mission ministry and in other auxiliaries. Ms. Dawson encouraged her children to pursue higher education opportunities and to live with integrity.

Having no sons of her own, she embraced son-in-law Darin Banks as a welcome addition to her family. Ms. Dawson was an avid supporter of DCBF, volunteering her time and contributing financially to the growing organization. Kicking off Monday November 2, 2020, DCBF will conduct its Annual Scholarship Competition. Click on the scholarship letter and application for details. All scholarship applications and supporting materials must be postmarked by January 29, 2021. Winners will be announced on March 31, 2021. For questions see DCBF Scholarship FAQ's, contact DCBF at (908) 345-6334 or via email at [email protected] 


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Winners Announced

SAN FRANCISCO, California (May 1, 2020) – The Darin C. Banks Foundation (DCBF) hosted its Annual College Scholarship Competition. This year’s scholarship competition was dedicated to Carrie A. Dawson, the mother of DCBF Founder Michelle Banks. She was an avid supporter of DCBF, volunteering her time and contributing financially to the growing organization.

Attracting high school seniors from across the country and the Caribbean, DCBF’s Scholarship Committee combed through many applications and interviews to select Zachary Wandalowski of Maryland, Bryce Tucker of Michigan, and David Conner from Texas. “We are especially pleased with this year’s scholarship finalists. They are academically sound, civic-minded, and determined to make a difference,” said DCBF Founder Michelle Banks.

DCBF was established in loving memory of Darin and to continue his legacy of service to others. DCBF encourages students to seek higher education through advocacy and by awarding college bound students scholarships. In addition, the Foundation coordinates mentoring programs designed to inspire students to explore potential career paths, build character, and participate in volunteer service. 


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Celebrating A Mother's Love: DCBF Presents Its Annual College Scholarship Competition

SAN FRANCISCO, California (November 18, 2019) – The Darin C. Banks Foundation (DCBF) presents its Annual Collegiate Scholarship Competition. This year’s scholarship competition is dedicated to Carrie A. Dawson, DCBF Founder, Michelle Banks' mother.  Ms. Dawson passed away in 2015. During her life she worked tirelessly helping others through her church, serving in the mission ministry and in other auxiliaries. Ms. Dawson encouraged her children to pursue higher education opportunities and to live with integrity.  She loved DCBF’s namesake, her son-in-love Darin Banks. She was an avid supporter of DCBF, volunteering her time and contributing financially to the growing organization.   Kicking off Monday November 18, 2019, DCBF will conduct its Annual Scholarship Competition. Click on the scholarship letter and application for details. All scholarship applications and supporting materials must be postmarked by February 21, 2020. Winners will be announced on May 1, 2020. For questions see DCBF Scholarship FAQ's, contact DCBF at (908) 345-6334 or via email at [email protected] 


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And the Winner Is...

SAN FRANCISCO, California (May 1, 2019) - The Darin C. Banks Foundation (DCBF) conducted its Annual Collegiate Scholarship Competition. Receiving applications from students across the country, DCBF's Scholarship Committee selected Jasmine Tate of  Maryland, Haley Scholten of Wisconsin, and Regan Licciardello of Texas.  "We're so grateful to the parents, teachers, counselors and of course our DCBF volunteers.  Every applicant who takes the time to prepare and apply, we appreciate them. DCBF Scholars are among the highest caliber of students with great grades, diverse backgrounds such as global missions work, study abroad experience, and dedication to serving others.  Congrats to this year's winners," said DCBF Founder & Executive Director Michelle Banks.   

DCBF was established in loving memory of Darin and to continue his legacy of service to others. DCBF encourages students to seek higher education through advocacy and by awarding college bound students scholarships. In addition, the Foundation coordinates mentoring programs designed to inspire students to explore potential career paths, build character, and participate in volunteer service. 


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

DCBF Presents Its Annual College Scholarship Competition

SAN FRANCISCO, California (March 1, 2019) - The Darin C. Banks Foundation (DCBF) presents its Annual Collegiate Scholarship Competition. Applications must be postmarked by due March 1, 2019.  Winners will be announced on April 29, 2019.  DCBF was established in loving memory of Darin and to continue his legacy of service to others. DCBF encourages students to seek higher education through advocacy and by awarding college bound students scholarships. In addition, the Foundation coordinates mentoring programs designed to inspire students to explore potential career paths, build character, and participate in volunteer service.  In addition to eligibility and scholarship application materials, selected applicants will also undergo an interview with members of the DCBF Scholarship Committee.  "We're looking forward to reviewing the student applications," said Ashley Pope - DCBF Scholarship Committee member. 



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