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The Alford Family Association  Scholarship

The Alford Family Scholarship

Mission Statement

The Alford Family Scholarship was established to assist and encourage Alford family members who are pursuing higher education goals. It is mainly funded by the donations of family members. In order provide a reasonable level of support, it is incumbent upon family members to be more committed to financially supporting the ambitions of our younger generations. 


A family member may request to be considered for an award or may be recommended by some other family member. The Committee should be contacted (usually via email) and provided with information regarding the applicant’s family affiliation, their intended course of study, and the institution they plan to attend.

No family member may receive an award in successive calendar years or more than two awards over four years.


The requirements to be considered for an award are:

  1. Applicant must be the child of a recognized member of the Alford family and a descendant of Matilda Ann, Matthew Solomon, Mary, Lafayette, Rosie, Major Clemon or John Henry.

  2. The applicant or the immediate family member who recommends them must have attended at least one of the last two Family Reunions.

  3. Applicant must present proof of attendance at an accredited college or university..  This can be a class schedule, tuition receipt, etc.

  4. It is preferable that applications are received by the first day of September in the year the applicant plans to attend college.

2022 Alford Family Association Scholarship is now open:

The Scholarship Committee is extremely excited to announce that we are ready to receive applications and distribute funds to those that qualify for the Scholarship. If you are enrolling in any type of post-secondary education (Junior College, College/University, or Trade School), please make sure to apply for the Alford Scholarship.  The details can be found below:

How do we apply? 
You would complete the google form found in the link, send a photo, and your documentation to the following email address,

Is there a deadline?
The Google form must be completed and the documentation must be sent by September 1, 2022 by end of day.

When will all applicants be informed if they were granted the Scholarship?

For every applicant who meets the deadline and submits the documents by the deadline, we will send an email to the email address provided by September 30, 2022.

If I would like to donate to the Alford Family Scholarship Fund, how can I do that?
You can send a check to:

Alford Family Association Scholarship 

c/o Patricia Calahan
607 Wolcott Lane
Grand Prairie, TX. 75052.  


Please write the check out to Alford Family Association Scholarship and write in the memo line-Donation.

Please feel free to contact us regarding any question you may have:

Alford Family Association Scholarship

607 Wolcott Lane

Grand Prairie, TX  75052

Alford Family Association Scholarship Donations

Please consider donating to the Alford Family Association Scholarship fund.  Proceeds are used to assist Alford family members who seek to further their education.  All donations are tax deductible.  To make a donation or for more information please contact our scholarship chairpersons:


Alford Family Association Scholarship

607 Wolcott Lane

Grand Prairie, TX  75052

Keep Us Updated

We want to hear about your success, awards, graduation and career achievements.  Please share your journey.  It helps to inspire our Alford youth!


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via Instagram @thealfordreunion

via Text:  281-773-6756

via Email:

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