Cooke County couple establishes scholarship at NCTC

Elizabeth F. Abu | Sep 30, 2021

Phil and Amanda Neelley donated $14,000 to the North Central Texas College Foundation this semester to establish the Phil and Amanda Neelley Scholarship Fund.

This scholarship will be awarded based on the recommendations of the NCTC Scholarship Committee each semester and preference will be given to applicants who are single mothers.

Phil is familiar with the work that the NCTC Foundation does to help students, as he currently serves asExecutive Vice President of the NCTC Foundation Board.

The scholarship has already been awarded for the Fall 2021 semester, and scholarship applications are open now through October 15, 2021 for Spring and Summer.

For more information on applying for scholarships or how you can establish your own scholarship fund, visit 


Pictured left to right: NCTC Chancellor Dr. Brent Wallace, Phil Neelley, Amanda Neelley, NCTC Vice Chancellor of External Affairs Debbie Sharp.