At the time of his passing in October 2007, Richie Herskowitz was just months shy of graduating from Plano Senior High School.  Richie was a fantastic student and had many fond memories of his classmates, teachers, and the entire Plano community.  In his memory, Richie's Spirit Foundation awards a $1,000 scholarship to a Plano Independent School District (PISD) student pursuing a higher education for the 2017-2018 academic year.


The applicant must meet the following requirements:

  • A legal U.S. citizen currently enrolled at a PISD high school in Plano, TX;
  • Plans to attend a vocational school, community college, or four-year college full-time during the 2017 - 2018 academic year;
  • Has a cumulative high school grade point average of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent);
  • Has taken challenging courses throughout his or her high school career;
  • Has demonstrated strong leadership roles within his or her community.

There is no cost to apply.  Please click here to complete your application.


The Richie's Spirit Foundation PISD Scholarship Application is now closed.  Please check back for the formal announcement of the $1,000 scholarship recipient.