Next Build a Dream Scholarship Registration Day August 15
By Office of Communication
Posted on July 29, 2013, July 29, 2013

The Arlington Parks and Recreation Department will host the summer"Build a Dream Scholarship Program' sign up on Thursday, August 15, from 8 a.m.- 1 p.m., at 717 W. Main St.

The first 160 applicants will receive a scholarship award of $115 for one child or $230 for two or more during this special one-time Summer Dream Scholarship event. Qualification for the scholarship is based upon the same federal income criteria as the Build a Dream Scholarship below and is available to Arlington residents only. Residents can apply for this scholarship in addition to the regular Build a Dream scholarship.

Acceptable Forms of Documentation to Verify Income:

  • 2011/2012 Federal Income Tax Return
  • Current pay stubs- last 4 stubs
  • An award letter for government assistance- (Current Medicaid Card, Food Stamp Award Letter within the last 6 months, SSI, CHIPS Insurance Card showing eligibility dates)
  • Proof of Arlington residency- (current utility bill)
  • AISD Lunch letter will not be accepted

Applications are made at the Parks and Recreation administrative office. Income verification, registration for classes and a $5 fee per family will be required at the time of application. Applicants may only apply for one scholarship per application year. Scholarship award is $65 for one child and $130 for two or more.

The Build a Dream application form and guidelines are available at and your closest recreation center. For more information or to apply, visit the Parks and Recreation Administrative Office at 717 W. Main St. or call 817-459-5474!


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