Lee and Dortha Keys



This scholarship was established in 2011 by the Estate of Dortha M. Keys.  It will provide one scholarship annually to a graduating senior from Spearman High School.


  • Applicant must be a graduating senior from Spearman High School;
  • Must be in the top one-third of their graduating class; and
  • Preference will be given but not limited to a student who plans to major in a teaching or medical field.


  • Amarillo Area Foundation (AAF) General Scholarship Application online at

Award Selection

  • AAF Scholarship Selection Committee

Scholarship Amount

  • Amount varies annually (approximately $1,250/semester) for up to 4 semesters

Scholarship Requirements

*Each semester’s payment is contingent upon meeting the following:

  • Recipient must attend college the fall semester immediately following selection;
  • Maintain full-time student status (typically 12 credit hours/semester for undergraduate studies);
  • Maintain a 2.5 or better cumulative GPA while in college; and
  • Attend any accredited college/university.

Apply Now

General Scholarship Application