Educational Scholarships To Be Awarded for the 2015/2016 Academic Year  


The Roy F. and Joann Cole Mitte Foundation is excited to announce the new Mitte Foundation Scholarship Program offering academic scholarships to high school graduates attending college or university located within the state of Texas.  Eligible students must be either:

  • graduating seniors from high schools (public or private) located in the Region XIII geographical area, OR 
  • home schooled students meeting the minimum state requirements for high school graduation and residing in counties identified by the Texas Education agency as Region XIII.

For Region XIII geographical boundaries, see  To see the eligibility requirements and application guidelines, see our Academic Program section.


The Foundation

Community Grants

The Mitte Foundation seeks to light a candle against the darkness of poverty and ignorance, with hopes that the glow will strengthen and enrich communities of greatest need and highest potential.


Beneficiaries include nonprofit groups which assist in the areas of education, aging, and disability services.

For more information on our founders, Mr. & Mrs. Mitte, please click on their photo above.

Recent Community Grants

Greenlights for Nonprofit Success

In 2010, the Mitte Foundation began a partnership with Greenlights for Nonprofit Success to provide access to free meeting space for Central Texas nonprofit organizations. The space, located in the Carriage House on the Mitte Foundation property, is available on a first-come, first-serve basis to any of Greenlights' members, and offers a variety of options perfect for board meetings, workshops, presentations, and more. For more information, please visit Greenlights' website.


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   Better to light a candle than curse the darkness