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Dallas/Fort Worth

There are over 3,500 alumni and friends living in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. Get involved, attend events, and join our Club. We hope to see you soon! Please consider becoming a member of the DFW Purdue Alumni Club and a member of the Purdue Alumni Association to enable you to stay connected to Purdue. Please feel free to call or e-mail us with any questions you may have.

Our Mission

The mission of the DFW Purdue Club is to provide Purdue alumni and supporters living in the Dallas-Fort Worth area the opportunity to foster both personal and professional networking relationships while contributing to our local communities.


The Purdue Alumni Club of Dallas – Ft. Worth is proud to announce an academic scholarship program for current/incoming Purdue students living in Dallas – Ft. Worth. The scholarships are provided by Purdue alumni and friends who have generously donated to support the next generation of Boilermakers in the Purdue Alumni Club of Dallas – Ft. Worth’s geographical area. This is the 20th year of our club’s scholarship program; more than 30 scholarships have been awarded in past years, totaling over $10,000.

Applications are due by March 1 and will be awarded on or before May 1 for the upcoming academic year.

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2019 Winners

Rohith Rajashekarbabu

Rohith Rajashekarbabu is a graduating senior from Coppell High School. While initially considering a career in finance, he quickly changed course after winning a computer programming contest in Houston with several of his friends. After the contest, he continued to explore more opportunities related to computer programming and application development winning multiple awards. He chose to attend Purdue for the research opportunities, athletics teams, and entrepreneurship programs.

Scott Hattendorf

Scott is entering his sophomore year in aerospace engineering.  At Purdue, he has joined the AAIA and Astronomy clubs.  He also plays intramural sports including indoor/outdoor soccer and volleyball.  With this busy schedule, he was able to make the Dean’s List and achieve Semester Honors.  He chose Purdue for the top aerospace program as well as collegiate atmosphere.

Past Winners of the DFW Purdue Club Scholarship




Rohith Rajashekarbabu (Irving, TX) 

Scott Hattendorf (Flower Mound, TX)


Grace Dunker (Returning Student) 

Gretchen Omholt (Incoming Freshman)




2015Christina DeSantiago (Returning Student)
McKenzie Landorf (Incoming Freshman)
2014Lauren Shapiro (Returning Student)
Matthew Wiseman (Incoming Freshman)
2013Emily Pearce (Returning Student)
Leanne Hodge (Incoming Freshman)
2012Danielle Schrob (Returning Student)
Tory Clift (Incoming Freshman)
2011Lauren Harrison (Returning Student)
Marshall Bustillo(Incoming Freshman)
2010Paul Branham (Returning Student)
Michael Polarinakis (Incoming Freshman)
2009Lauren Roth (Returning Student)
Brittany Gabay (Incoming Freshman)
2008Chelsea Johnson (Returning Student)
Jackie Hogan (Incoming Freshman)
2007Phillip Cherry
2006Marie Macher
2005John Tapee
2004Meghan Darling
Peter Anderson
2003Connie Anne Irvine
2002Brian Maar
Lauren Sable
2001Angela Branham
2000Holly Buol

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Natalie G Evans
Director of Alumni Clubs, Purdue for Life Foundation

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