Scholarship Fund

Donate to an Existing Scholarship Fund

Athelyne C. Banks

In the Last Will & Testament of long-time educator Miss Athelyne Celest Banks, a scholarship fund was established through a bequest to the Decatur City Schools Foundation. The Foundation awards a college-bound graduating senior from each district high school with a $500 scholarship annually. READ MORE  

The Rice Scholarship

A scholarship endowment of $250,000 was given to the Foundation by former Austin High School student Derica Rice in 2013. The Rice Scholarship fund awards one male and one female Austin High graduate with $5,000 annually. READ MORE 

For more information on donating to one of these existing scholarships, please call 256.616.1734. Students interested in applying for these scholarships should contact their Guidance Counselor for more information. 

Establish a Scholarship Fund

If you are interested in establishing a scholarship fund, please contact the Foundation at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or at 256.616.1734 for more information.