About Us


Founded in 2017, the Envisioning Greater Success Foundation is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit focused on giving scholarship opportunities to underserved, high-achieving youth intending to pursue

post-secondary options.

Our mission is simple: Focus on lessening the burden on students' pursuing higher education and assist them in successfully transitioning to college.

What We Do

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Community Oureach

At The Envisioning Greater Success Foundation, we are dedicated to addressing obstacles to college success beyond alleviating the financial costs of higher education. To that end, we work with local Austin high schools to provide college success resources that will strengthen students' overall application

Scholarship Funding

Our organization provides scholarship funding to underserved, high-achieving students in the East Austin area, We support students pursuing higher education opportunities at four-year universities and community colleges

Mentorship & Development

Recipients of an E.G.S. Scholarship are assigned an official mentor for their first year in college to help with the transition to college and various career opportunities

The Advisory Board

We are proud to have a team of young professionals from diverse backgrounds that have been integral to the growth and development of this scholarship fund. Board members assist with fundraising & capital contributions, community development efforts, and serve as the review committee for all scholarship candidates.

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Sailesh Kumar

Board Member

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Ross Miglin

Board Member

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Omar Najeed

Board Member
Mission Lane


Keun-Woo Lee

Board Member
Public Preparatory Network


Mariette Peltier

Board Member

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Christian Cordova

Board Member
2K Games


Neo Nanna

Founder & Chairman
The Bridgespan Group


Garrett Maples

Board Member
McKinsey & Co.

E.G.S. Scholar Profiles

Our scholarship committee prioritizes the following criteria: academic excellence, leadership and service contributions in the community, and emphasizing a clear vision for their future.  We believe that grit is the main contributing factor to overcoming any personal/circumstantial barriers to their personal success. 

The board of the Envisioning Greater Success Foundation are proud to have awarded $30,000 in scholarship disbursement funds to several deserving candidates. You can find their profiles below

Jesse Flores

EGS Scholar '20

Helen Ramirez

EGS Scholar '20

Kay Maldonado

EGS Scholar '20

Nevaeh Surita

EGS Scholar '20

Ahmed Mohammed

EGS Scholar '18

Maria Villafuerte

EGS Scholar '18

Ahmed Babon

EGS Scholar '18

Phoibe Usbimana

EGS Scholar '19

Our Story


From Service Opportunity to Philanthropy: The Evolution of  The Envisioning Greater Success Foundation

Learn how the organization came to be and developed into more than just a charitable cause

Geovanna Mayo

EGS Scholar '20

Isabel Rivera-Hernandez

EGS Scholar '20

Michelle Tamayo

EGS Scholar '20

Zoe Steed

EGS Scholar '19

Elizabeth Rocha

EGS Scholar '19

Hannah Hora

EGS Scholar '19

Gloria Nzoya

EGS Scholar '19

Make a Donation

This is one of the simplest ways to help out our cause. 100% of your donation will go towards a scholarship that will enable its recipients to pursue their post secondary schooling. Please click the button below for more options.

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