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2019 ExtraordinaryIs Scholarships


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The Otis and Rosie Brown Foundation is proud to announce and congratulate our ten extraordinary scholars for 2019.

Brissa Castillo

Vy Chu

Anecia Forbes

Nura Ibrahim

Priya Patel

Kolbi Sipho

Victoria Taylor

Katherine Tran

Jessica Truong

Blessing Umoeka

Join the Movement


What does extraordinary mean to you?

The ExtraordinaryIs movement seeks to improve our community by finding and rewarding ordinary people who have the conviction to achieve extraordinary goals with limited resources. Join us in honoring and celebrating these extraordinary heroes in our community.

The city of Arlington honors the Thasunda Brown-Duckett, Founder and CEO of the Otis and Rosie Brown Foundation

Extraordinary Scholars


Nominate a student today for the 2020 ExtraordinaryIs Scholarship Award!  Do you know an extraordinary high school senior who gives back to the community? The Otis and Rosie Brown Foundation  provides scholarships to these unsung heroes in our local area high schools. 2020 application submission dates and deadlines will be posted in the Fall of 2020.  Awardees will be announced in May, 2020.

We also offer a Renewal Grant for past ExtraordinaryIs Scholars to continue their college education. Returning ExtraordinaryIs Scholars should reapply using the same submission form. We look forward to hearing from you!  Good luck pursuing your higher education dreams!

Extraordinary Nonprofits


Do you know of an extraordinary Texas-based tax-exempt 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with an extraordinary story? ExtraordinaryIs recognizes ordinary people doing extraordinary things with limited resources in our community. Nominate your favorite nonprofit organization for an ExtraordinaryIs Award today.

Extraordinary Impact


The ExtraordinaryIs Impact Award says thank you to outstanding individuals who impact our community in positive ways. Nominate your favorite community advocate for the ExtraordinaryIs Impact Award today.

Extraordinary SLAMfest


SLAMfest is our annual basketball tournament and fundraiser benefiting Arlington ISD school basketball programs and providing school supplies to children in the DFW metroplex. Join us for our 10th celebration on August 10, 2019, from 10 am to 5 pm, at Sam Houston High School a proud member of the Arlington Independent School District!

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    scholarships awarded

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    organizations supported

  • 750

    people have donated

  • 45

    scholarships awarded

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    organizations supported

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Otis and Rosie Brown Foundation, Inc.
7220 Fossil Rim Trail
Arlington, TX 76002
800-822-1140

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Otis and Rosie Brown Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation.