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Peoples Trust Foundation


Your membership helps reward achievement. 

Our community was founded on advancing financial literacy and economic independence among Houstonians - two ideals that benefit from continuing education. We're proud to reward the achievements of students - both in college and on their way - by supporting their dreams of earning a college degree.  


  • Lindsey Ferris; People's Trust Foundation Scholarship
  • Kendall Matthews; People's Trust Foundation Scholarship
  • Samuel Jones; People's Trust Foundation Scholarship
  • Sarah Howe; People's Trust Foundation Scholarship
  • Claire Weddle; Patricia Longoria Garcia Continuing Education Scholarship

Click here to see past winners. 

We offer two scholarship programs to assist our members and members’ children with the costs associated with higher education.

Scholarshipwho can applyhow many scholarshipsamount
People's Trust Foundation Scholarship

Graduating high school seniors attending higher education in the following fall

4 awarded per year $2,500
Patricia Longoria Garcia Scholarship

Undergraduate students with at least 30 credit hours who will be continuing their education

1 awarded per year$5,000

The 2018 scholarship applications will be available this fall.

For the 2018 scholarships, applicants must attend an accredited not for profit college/university or vocational/trade school located in the state of Texas. 

The People's Trust Foundation Scholarship

Since 2007, People's Trust Foundation has given out scholarships to deserving high school seniors to help them attend college. In 2017, the Foundation renamed the scholarship to honor of our former People's Trust Board of Directors for their exemplary service, remarkable commitment and unwavering dedication. There will be four scholarships in the amount of $2,500 awarded.

Patricia Longoria Garcia Scholarship

The rising costs of a college education aren’t slowing down and unfortunately, this could impede a student from continuing their education. People’s Trust wants to help. In memory of our past Executive Vice President, Patricia Garcia, we are offering the Patricia Longoria Garcia Memorial Continuing Education Scholarship. If you are currently a college student with a minimum of 30 credit hours and you are a member of People’s Trust, you may be eligible for this $5,000 scholarship.