Houston, TX- Dean's Professional Services- Smith & Dean, Inc. announces its first annual Gregory Dewayne Smith Memorial Scholarship. The purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial assistance to a graduating Senior High School student who is enrolling in college courses for the fall of 2012. The submission deadline is May 1, 2012 and the selection date is May 15, 2012.

The Gregory Dewayne Smith Memorial Scholarship is open to any senior high school student who has completed 100 hours of community service within 24 months prior to the date of his/her submission. Community service must be verifiable with letters of recommendation and contact information. Each student must also submit a 500 word essay titled "What I Am Doing to Make a Difference in My Community".

This scholarship is in honor of Gregory Dewayne Smith, a board member for Dean's Professional Services who lost a battle with pneumonia in early 2011. Jennifer Dean, President and CEO of Dean's Professional Services is quoted as stating "The student chosen to receive this scholarship should possess the same passion for change that Mr. Gregory Dewayne Smith possessed".

Dean's Professional Services is an award winning staffing, staff development and consulting company that has been in business for over 17 years providing: temporary, temporary-to-direct hire, and direct hire staffing services for the Healthcare, Administrative, Environmental, I.T., Finance, and Legal Industries.

For more information call 713-785-7483 or visit www.deansprofessionalservices.com