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Seniors!! Local Scholarship Packets are available in the counselor’s office starting March 1st, 2017.

    
  
Scholarship and Grant Search Sites:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Also read the attached "Scholarship Coach"  information below.
 
****The Grants and Scholarship Package will be available for students to pick up in March 2017.  
 Financial Aid for college: www.fafsa.ed.gov
****Note: Getting help filling out the financial aid form is free at any college or university financial aid office. YOU DO NOT HAVE TO PAY FOR IT- BEWARE!
 
 
Scholarship for Juniors:  lindalorelle.org
 
Hispanic Heritage Foundation scholarship opportunity up to $3000 for the rising Latino high school senior class of 2017!
  
We are awarding over 200 scholarships in cities across the country (Click here to view the full list of cities)
 
Our Scholarship Categories& Sponsors are:
 
·         Business & Entrepreneurship: sponsored by BBVA Compass
·         Community Service sponsored by Colgate Palmolive.
·         Education: sponsored by Southwest Airlines
·         Engineering: sponsored by ExxonMobil
·         Health & Science sponsored by CVS Health
·         Mathematical Sciences sponsored by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC)
·         Innovation & Technology sponsored by Entertainment Software Association
·         Parent Award sponsored by Learning Heroes
To find out more about what we do click here:   http://www.hispanicheritage.org/programs/youth-awards/
Franklin Sorto | Youth Awards Coordinator
Hispanic Heritage Foundation
 

Apply to be a Coca-Cola Scholar!

We are accepting applications from current high school seniors to be a part of the 2017 class of Coca-Cola Scholars.

This initial online application requires you to list your grades, school and community activities, and employment, but no essays or additional materials are required.

We strongly encourage you to review the "Before You Apply" page on our website so that you may gather the required information to apply before beginning your live application.

The deadline for submission has been extended to Tuesday, November 15, 2016. (Don’t forget to click the submit button!)

 

Tweet for a $1,000 Scholarship

  To enter for a $1,000 scholarship, you just need to tweet #FAFSA and include @getschooled and @unicontigo.  Two to three winners will be selected each week starting February and ending February 28th.  Students must be between 14 and 22 years of age in order to be eligible.  For more information go to www.getschooled.com.

  Applying for the Wendy’s High School Heisman Program is your chance to gain local, state, and even national recognition for all that you’ve put into your high school career. If you’ve maintained at least a B average, participate in at least one school-sponsored sport, are a leader in your community and role model at your school, then you’ve got what it takes to be a Wendy’s High School Heisman. 

http://wendysheisman.us8.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=e1576373df2cf1a8b2733dadb&id=5b7a6c9c0c&e=1cdd8c5bdb

 

  • Frontier Fiesta is a student led, student run organization that hosts a large-scale three day music and entertainment festival for the students of the University of Houston and also for the surrounding Houston community. Last year the event brought in a total attendance of around 30,000. Frontier Fiesta will take place from March 23rd-25th, 2017. During the event we provide concerts, variety shows, carnival booths, a family fun day, a cook-off, and much more! The Frontier Fiesta Association has a rich history of giving back to the community. In saying this, we are offering several scholarship opportunities.

    Our association is offering multiple scholarships to any incoming freshman student who will be attending the University of Houston in the 2017 fall semester. To apply for these scholarships, students can log onto our website (uh.edu/fiesta) or email me at ffse@central.uh.edu. Deadline for application is January 20th, 2017.

     

    The UTSA Alumni Association Scholarship Application is now open. The deadline date is January 15, 2017. 

     

    Alumni scholarships are competitive and $5,000 per year ($2,500 in the Fall and $2,500 in the Spring).  Apply online at: 

    http://alumni.utsa.edu/alumnischolarship.

     

    UTSA is a four-year comprehensive university located in San Antonio, Texas.  Here is the link to the Admissions page.

    http://www.utsa.edu/admissions/

     

    Should you or your colleagues have any questions, please feel free to email me at englert@utsa.edu or call us at 210.458.4133.

        
     

    SCHOLARSHIPS 2016-2017

     

    Scholarships and Awards Report 

    Prepared by: Kristal Johnson, Center for Grants Development, Harris County Department of Education 1

    Please visit Center for Grants Development’s Scholarships Board: https://www.pinterest.com/grantinfo/college-scholarships/ (Over 100 scholarships listed)

    Scholarships Links

    University of Houston Scholarships http://www.uh.edu/financial/undergraduate/types-

    aid/scholarships/

    Houston Community College Scholarships http://www.hccs.edu/district/students/stem--science-technology-engineering--mathematics/scholarships/

    San Jacinto College Scholarships http://www.sanjac.edu/foundation/scholarships

    Lone Star College Scholarships http://www.lonestar.edu/scholarships.htm

    Texas Southern University Scholarships http://www.em.tsu.edu/financialaid/scholarships/

    Wharton County Junior College Scholarships https://www.wcjc.edu/About-

    Us/administration/offices/financial-aid/scholarships.aspx

    Prairie View A&M University Scholarships https://www.pvamu.edu/faid/home/types-of-

    aid/scholarships/

    Brazosport College Scholarships http://www.brazosport.edu/FinAid/Pages/Available-

    Scholarships.aspx

    Texas A&M University Scholarships https://scholarships.tamu.edu/FRESHMEN/Availabl e-Scholarships

    Texas State Technical College 2016 Texan Success Scholarship $1,000

    Deadline depends upon enrollment

    Provides cost of attendance assistance to qualified students during their first two consecutive semesters of enrollment at TSTC.

    http://www.tstc.edu/tstcfoundation/texansuccess/

    The Law Office of Hilda L. Sibrian, P.C. Proud Texan Scholarship - $2,500

    Deadline: 12/30/16

    This scholarship is open to any high school senior, college or graduate student in Texas. He or she must be enrolled at a two-year to five-year institution in 2017. A minimum GPA is not required. Read the Instructions and Terms and Conditions for more eligibility information. To apply, create a short (30–120 second) video and essay, on the following topics:

    What motivates you to continue your education?

    Who helped you along the way?

    What do you plan to do to better the state of Texas?

    http://hildasibrian.com/en/scholarship/

    Scholarships and Awards Report 

    Prepared by: Kristal Johnson, Center for Grants Development, Harris County Department of Education 2

    Jones Scholars for University of Texas at Austin - Amount varies

    Deadline: Varies

    New Jones Scholarship Program in Partnership with The University of Texas at Austin

    Houston Endowment will support a new group of Jones Scholars beginning in spring 2017, in partnership with The University of Texas at Austin.

    As part of its focus on post-secondary success for students from low-income backgrounds, Houston Endowment is interested in the role that targeted support systems in college can play in increasing a student’s likelihood of completing a college degree. Such support is especially crucial for students from economically disadvantaged backgrounds who historically have completed college at much lower rates as compared to their peers.

    http://jonesscholars.org/JonesScholars/Overview.as px

    College for All Texans

    Deadline: Varies

    There are different types of financial aid to choose. Some are based on financial need, and some on academic performance. Others are tied to a student's or family's ability to borrow. Not all colleges and universities participate in all programs. 

    http://www.collegeforalltexans.com/index.cfm?objec tid=699A998A-E7F3-1DCC-3F460F26136EEA05

    University of Texas University Leadership Network $20,000

    Deadline:contact UT at the link listed

    Up to $20,000 in scholarship funding over four years. Students receive $5,000 per year in monthly installments during the fall and spring semesters. They also receive a $1,000 scholarship payment the first month of both fall and spring semesters, and three $500 monthly scholarship payments for the remainder of each semester. This scholarship is in addition to any other grants or scholarships. In order to receive this scholarship, first-year participants agree to the following requirements:

    •Attend weekly Leadership Speaker Series and small group application sessions

    •Complete 10 hours of university/community service each semester

    •Complete 30 hours of coursework before beginning your sophomore year

    •Maintain a minimum cumulative 2.0 – 4.0 GPA

    •Attend University Leadership Network events

    https://provost.utexas.edu/uln/

    Terry Foundation Scholars Scholarship

    Houston-based scholarship program founded to provide scholarships to outstanding Texas high school graduates and transfer scholars for attendance at public colleges and universities within the state. 

    http://www.terryfoundation.org/PublicSite/home/sch olarships

    Scholarships and Awards Report 

    Prepared by: Kristal Johnson, Center for Grants Development, Harris County Department of Education 3

    Got Chosen Social Scholarship $5,000

    Deadline: Varies

    •The award is $5,000.

    •No purchase is required.

    •Entrants must apply for each month’s scholarship contest.

    •Entrants must be 18 years or older

    •This scholarship award must be used for educational expenses or outstanding student loans.

    https://gotchosen.com/scholarships

    University of Virginia Jefferson Scholars Foundation 

    Students who receive the Jefferson Scholarship come from rural counties and urban environments, from the United States and beyond. 

    http://www.jeffersonscholars.org/nominate

    Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation up to $2,500

    Deadline: Varies

    The CKSF Scholarships are available to high school, undergraduate, and graduate students in the U.S.

    Register to participate in scholarship quizzes that test your knowledge of topics ranging from general

    "common knowledge" to specific academic subjects, books, websites, and even movies. Scoring is based on a combination of time and accuracy. Students with the highest scores at the end of each competition win.

    http://www.cksf.org/index.cfm?Page=Scholarships

     

    The U.S. Navy is offering a R.O.T.C. scholarship to qualified seniors who want college paid and then will be commissioned Naval officers for 4 years. You mus tbe a strong student. Go to https://www.nrotc.navy.mil and start your application today

     
    If your plans include a college or university with a Christian background, then http://www.ChristianConnector.com might have some programs for you. You must sign up to get started, but even that enters you into a $2,500drawing, so get on it.

     
    The Art Institute is offering three major scholarship competitions forstudents. They are the Best Teen Chef Competition, the Passion for Fashion Competition, and the Storytellers Photography Competition. You may find out all the details online at http://www.aiadvantage.com. Deadlines vary, so check it out and get started.
     
    The AXA Equitable Scholarships are now open. Go to http://www.axa-achievement.com and check out the three major scholarships being offered. They have varying deadlines, so check this closely
     
    Seniors attending the University of Houston have a plethora of scholarships being offeredby the UH Alumni Association. Simply go to http://www.myCougarConnection.com/scholarships and find the scholarship that you meet the criteria for. Many of these will expire soon, so don't wait, get started now

     

     
  • 005  The Lawntrepreneur Scholarship

    The Lawntrepreneur Scholarship is for up and coming young senior entrepreneurs in the Houston area. Need help funding your dream of having your own company? Check out this $1,000 opportunity! Check their website (scroll to the bottom for scholarship info) and follow the directions for submitting your information. Request your transcript from Mrs. Carter at: carterj@lpisd.org.  Deadline for required information is December 31, 2016 Submit your information to the website below.

    https://www.lawnstarter.com/houston-tx-lawn-carehttps://www.lawnstarter.com/houston-tx-lawn-care

         
         
     
  • 009  ShipDig.com Scholarship

    ShipDig.com is the largest database of post office locations, mailboxes, etc., and they have created a scholarship to help seniors offset college costs. This scholarship simply requires an essay about the most interesting item you've ever received in the mail! You must be a US citizen to apply. See the link below to apply online. Deadline is soon, so get crackin'! Submission deadline is April 30, 2017. 

    http://www.shipdig.com/scholarship/http://www.shipdig.com/scholarship/

        
     
  • 010  The Glaser Family Charitable Foundation Scholarship

    The Glaser Family Charitable Foundation seeks to identify and support students who combine academic promise with character and a commitment to their community. You must be a senior with at least a 2.0 GPA or higher. Download and complete the application at the link below. Or pick up a paper application in the Go Center. Deadline to have the application and required documents back to Mrs. Sadler February 28, 2017 . Hop on it!

    http://www.gfcf.org/Scholarships.html

        
     
  • 011  Don't Text and Drive Scholarship

    The Don't Text and Drive Scholarship is to raise awareness about the risks of texting and driving. This essay scholarship is for any grade high school student, you must be a US citizen. Complete the online application. The top 10 finalists will be asked to write an essay about texting while driving. Deadline to apply is September 30, 2017. Click the link below to access the online application.

    http://www.digitalresponsibility.org/dont-text-and-drive-scholarship/

        
     
  • 012  College Jumpstart Scholarship

    The College Jumpstart Scholarship is for 10th, 11th and 12th grade students planning on attending college or a vocational/trade school. You must be committed to using education to better your life and your community. Deadline to apply is April 15, 2017. The online application is below.

    http://www.jumpstart-scholarship.net/application-us

         
     
  • 013  Voice of Democracy Scholarship

    The Voice of Democracy Scholarship is provided by the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) and is for 9-12 grade students.  The program provides students the opportunity to express themselves in regards to democratic ideas and principles. This audio-essay competition begins with recording your 3-5 minute speech to a CD, completing an entry form and a typed essay of the speech. The paper application can be obtained in the Go Center. Deadline for all to be turned in to Mrs. Sadler is October 28, 2015. For more information, click on the link below.      

    http://www.vfw.org/Community/Voice-of-Democracy/

        
     
  • 014  CountyOffice.org Scholarship

    CountyOffice.org supports local communities by making it easier to find information of county government offices in the US. You must be a US citizen and a senior to apply for this essay competition. The online application can be found at the link below. Deadline to submit is April 30, 2017.

    http://www.countyoffice.org/

        
     
  • 015  Shout It Out Scholarship

    The Shout It Out Scholarship is an essay competition. You must be a legal resident and 13 years or older. Check it out at the link below. Deadline to submit the online application is September 30, 2017.

    https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/shout-it-out-scholarship

        
     
  • 016  AES Engineering Scholarship

    The AES Engineering Scholarship is for seniors--you're not required to be "taking Engineering courses" to be eligible. See what is required at the website below. Deadline to submit online is October 6, 2017.

    http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm

          
        
     
  • 019  Dr. Pepper Tuition Giveaway

    The Dr. Pepper Tuition Giveaway program is for US citizens, you must be 18 by certain dates to be eligible for different levels of prizes. To get the full information and to apply, click here: http://www.drpeppertuition.com/   This contest has been open since August and has a deadline of October 19, 2016 for the $100,000 tuition contest. Hop on it!

        
     
  • 020  Horatio Alger Association Scholarship Program

    Horatio Alger Association Scholarship Program is for US seniors who have overcome obstacles in their life and have a commitment to use their college degree in service to others. You must be able to demonstrate financial need. To apply see the link below. Deadline for the online applicaiton is October 25, 2016.

    https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/about-our-scholarship-programs/

        
     
  • 021  Emperor Science Award

    The Emperor Science Award program is for 10th and 11th grade students. Winning students will be paired with university-level research scientists for the opportunity to explore the science of cancer research. Read all the info regarding this unique opportunity at the site below, and apply when you are completely ready--you will not be able to save your application and come back to it. Check back on site for 2016 dates and updates.

    http://www.emperorscienceawards.com/

        
     
  • 022  Gates Millennium Scholarship

    Funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, this scholarship helps provide access and opportunity to college for outstanding senior students from underrepresented backgrounds. Academic excellence and economic need must be demonstrated.

    Available January 1st - Deadline is March 30, 2017.

    See the link below.

    https://hsf.net/en/scholarships/programs/the-gates-millennium-scholarship/

 

1. Create Real Impact Scholarship - $1,500 - 10 Award (Deadline: November 5, 2015)
 Student Eligibility:
 Create Real Impact Contest Awards are open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia between the ages of 14 and 22 years. Entrants must be enrolled as full-time students in an accredited educational institution (secondary [middle/high] school, trade school, college, or university). All applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply. Void where prohibited.

 Applications can be found by going to:
http://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_create_real_impact_scholarship_8945.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201510&utm_content=d7077d215aeaa11e27ac912a50212a11

2. SP Scholarship - $10,000 - 10 Awards (Deadline: October 30, 2015)
 Student Eligibility:
 A) Be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US.
 B) Be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico.
http://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship/8944/edvisors_10000_college_scholarship_scholarship.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201510&utm_content=d7077d215aeaa11e27ac912a50212a11

3. Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships - $5,000 - 20 Award (Deadline: December 5, 2015)
 Student Eligibility:
 Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships are open to all college and high school students enrolled in an accredited educational institution in the United States. Applicants must meet the age requirement by October 5, 2015.
 Applications can be found by going to:

http://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_stephen_j_brady_stop_hunger_scholarships_8946.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201510&utm_content=d7077d215aeaa11e27ac912a50212a11

 

 4. 10 Words or Less Scholarship - $500 - 1 Award (Deadline: January 29, 2016)
 Student Eligibility:
 A) Anyone who is between the ages of 14-25 who will be attending school in the Fall of 2016.
 B) In 10 words or less, tell us why you deserve the $500 scholarship.
 Applications can be found by going to:

http://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_10_words_or_less_scholarship_8947.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201510&utm_content=d7077d215aeaa11e27ac912a50212a11

5. Zeiger Firm Scholarship - $1,000 - 1 Award (Deadline: February 2, 2016)
 Student Eligibility:
 In order to participate, prospective applicants must be currently enrolled in an accredited United States college or university or planning to attend one in the fall 2016 semester. Applicants should submit a 500-word essay answering the question on the website.
 Applications can be found by going to:
http://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_zeiger_firm_scholarship_8948.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201510&utm_content=d7077d215aeaa11e27ac912a50212a11

6. IAPMO Scholarship - $1,000 - 3 Award (Deadline: May 1, 2016)
 Student Eligibility:
 Must be a current high school senior; or enrolled or accepted as a full-time (12 credit hours) student in an accredited technical school, community college, trade school, four-year accredited college or university, or an apprentice program.
 Applications can be found by going to:
http://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_iapmo_scholarship_8949.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201510&utm_content=d7077d215aeaa11e27ac912a50212a11


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SMITH-HUTSON SCHOLARSHIP

Student interested in attending Stephen F. Austin State University who demonstrates financial need and academic potential. $17,500 a year for four consecutive years.

Fall 2017 Application

 

Applying for a Smith-Hutson Scholarship

There are two groups of students who are eligible to apply for a Smith-Hutson Scholarship.

  1. Entering freshmen (high school students graduating from a Texas high school in May/June of 2017, regardless of how many university hours have already been earned) seeking any bachelor’s degree (any major) from Sam Houston State University. This scholarship is for a maximum of four years of undergraduate studies at SHSU. To apply, these applicants will follow the instructions listed in the application. For general inquiries or technical issues, please contact Program Coordinator Ms. Maggie Manzano maggiem@shsu.edu or 936.294.3116).

     Smith-Hutson Scholarship Application

  2. Transfer students from a Texas community college who will be pursuing an undergraduate degree from SHSU. This scholarship is for a maximum of two years of undergraduate studies at SHSU. To apply, these applicants will follow the instructions listed in the application. For general inquiries or technical issues, please contact Program Coordinator Ms. Maggie Manzano maggiem@shsu.edu or 936.294.3116).

 Smith-Hutson Transfer Student Scholarship Application

DEADLINE:  February 17, 2017

 

 

 Regions is looking to give away scholarships! 

All essays are due by 2/25, more details can be found at www.regions.com/ridingforward.  We have scholarships available at both the high school and college level.  Please contact us if you should have any questions.

  

BUICK ACHIEVERS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM:  Up to $25,000 per year.

Visit buickachievers.com for program details
and the online application.
We encourage the following to apply:
·         High school seniors and current undergraduates
·         U.S. military veterans and their dependents
·         Those who plan to enroll full time at a four-year college or university in 2016-2017
·         Those who plan to major in a specified course of study focused on engineering, technology or design, with an interest in the automotive industry.

While the Buick Achievers Scholarship program is no longer accepting applications,

visit www.ScholarshipAmerica.org for information on other scholarship opportunities and financial aid resources.

 

Texas Telephone Association Foundation

TTA Scholarships available at www.tta.org Deadline: March 17, 2017

BALANCED MAN SCHOLARSHIP 

Louisiana State University chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon offering 3, one time scholarships in the amounts of 2,000, 1,000 and 1,000 to incoming freshman men who are leaders, scholars, athletes and gentlemen.  Submit application by April 1st, 2016.  Apply on-line at lsusigep.com

 

 

Together We Rise 

A national nonprofit Together We Rise. We just launched our application for the largest scholarship fund for foster youth. We are located in California but we are doing all of our outreach in Texas this year and we were wondering if you could help us spread the word about this opportunity for foster youth seeking to go to college. The application is open to current high school seniors, or students in their first or second year of their undergrad. Students must be a resident of Texas but can attend school anywhere in the United States -OR- be a resident of another state but attending school in Texas. We are seeking to award $90,000 per scholar chosen broken down into $18,000 a year for up to 5 years. Our website is: www.familyfellows.org 
Here you will find our information about the fellowship as well as the application. If you or any students have questions about the program feel free to email me or call me at the number below. The website link to our main page is: www.togetherwerise.org 

 
Industrial Trades Scholarship OpportunityPlease see the below scholarship opportunity.

 

The deadline is just a month away so please share this with any students interested in scholarship and plan to enter in an industrial trade for both graduating seniors and current college students.

Here is a scholarship opportunity for many industrial trades.  There a few requirements that may cause a student to not qualify; to include signing of the S.W.E.A.T pledge.  However, the program eligibility and link to the main page are below.  It is geared towards more of the industrial trades.

 

https://www.scholarsapply.org/mikeroweworks/

Program Eligibility

Applicants to the mikeroweWORKS Foundation Work Ethic Scholarship Program must be:

  • High school seniors, graduates or GED equivalent who are enrolled or planning to enroll at an accredited two-year college, vocational, technical school or other approved technical institute in the United States.
  • Enrolled or planning to enroll in an approved vocational or similar trade-related program. See list of approved programs.
  • Planning to complete a trade-related program after December 1, 2016.

 

The 2017 Program guidelines and application will be available at this site in March 2017.

Anyone with a pulse, and a desire to get trained for a job that actually exists, is officially invited to apply.”

  

 

Varsity Tutors Scholarship Contest Description

Varsity Tutors holds a monthly $1,000 college scholarship contest where students must write an essay in response to a monthly prompt. Visitors to the Varsity Tutors scholarship webpage are able to vote via social media for submitted entries. The top five entries with the most votes are reviewed by Varsity Tutors at the end of the month and one winner is subsequently chosen to receive the $1,000 college scholarship. Interested students can enter the contest here: http://www.varsitytutors.com/college-scholarship

We would greatly appreciate if you posted our scholarship on your website so we can make more students aware of the opportunity. If you need any further information to consider listing us, or if there is someone else you'd recommend I speak to, please let me know. Thank you very much for your consideration and I hope to hear from you soon!

Next Essay Contest - Sunday January 1st - 12:00 am until January 15, 2017 at 5:00 pm.

 

 

 

Texas Department of Transportation's Conditional Grant Program  

The following is information regarding the Texas Department of Transportation’s Conditional Grant Program.  The grant is available to graduating high school seniors and college students.  The maximum grant award is $3,000 each semester or $6,000 per academic year.

 

The grant provides tuition assistance to eligible economically disadvantaged students majoring in civil engineering, computer science, management information systems or computer information systems.  Student must be a Texas resident attending or plans to enroll in a four-year Texas public college or university.

 

Applications to the Conditional Grant Program must be received in our office no later than March 1st.  You may access our website to obtain program rules and download additional applications.  Please feel free to contact me at 1-866-554-4330 with any questions you may have regarding the Conditional Grant Program.

 

Mail application packets to:                Texas Department of Transportation

                                                            HRD/Employment Opportunities/CGP

                                                            125 East 11th Street

                                                            Austin, TX  78701-2483

 

To download an application: http://www.txdot.gov/government/funding/program-calls/conditional.html

Enclosed you will find information regarding the Texas Department of Transportation’s Conditional Grant Program.  The grant is available to graduating high school seniors and college students.  The maximum grant award is $3,000 each semester or $6,000 per academic year.

 

The grant provides tuition assistance to eligible economically disadvantaged students majoring in civil engineering, computer science, management information systems or computer information systems.  Student must be a Texas resident attending or plans to enroll in a four-year Texas public college or university.

 

Applications to the Conditional Grant Program must be received in our office no later than March 1st.  You may access our website to obtain program rules and download additional applications.  Please feel free to contact me at 1-866-554-4330 with any questions you may have regarding the Conditional Grant Program.

 

Mail application packets to:                Texas Department of Transportation

                                                            HRD/Employment Opportunities/CGP

                                                            125 East 11th Street

                                                            Austin, TX  78701-2483

 

To download an application: http://www.txdot.gov/government/funding/program-calls/conditional.html

 

 

Gulf Coast Educators Federal Credit Union

Scholarship Criteria

Gulf Coast Educators Federal Credit Union will present scholarships annually in the amount of $500.00 per semester for 4 years – a total of $4,000.00 – to four qualified students selected from applicants within our field of membership who meet the following eligibility requirements:

 

  1. Applicant must be a high school senior.
  2. Student must be a member in good standing with GCEFCU and parent/legal guardian must be a member in good standing with GCEFCU
  3. Two scholarships may be awarded to students who express the intent to pursue a course of study that will allow him or her to enter the teaching field. Two scholarships may be awarded to applicants outside the field of education. However, the Committee reserves the right to award scholarships solely based on the areas of consideration listed (#7).
  4. Recipient of the scholarship funds must maintain a minimum G.P.A. of 2.5 and earn at least twelve hours minimum each semester. A transcript must be received after each semester to show the recipient is within the requirements as set forth by the Board. Failure to comply will result in permanent forfeiture.
  5. The scholarship will be used for the purpose of study at an accredited college or university.
  6. Scholarship funds will be paid each semester to the school of the recipient’s choice when evidence of enrollment and G.P.A. (copy of transcript or grades) maintained is presented to GCEFCU.
  7. Areas of consideration for selection will include need, academic achievement, character, leadership and personal recommendations.
  8. If selected as a finalist, the applicant may be required to participate in a personal interview.
  9. Selections will be determined by a committee appointed from the Board of Directors of GCEFCU.
  10. If the committee’s first choice does not accept the scholarship, a second candidate will be selected.
  11. A candidate must have a minimum combined SAT score of 1000 and/or a minimum ACT score of 21.    
  12. Please send applications to GCEFCU, Scholarship Committee,

     5953 Fairmont Pkwy

     Pasadena, Texas 77505.

 

Applications must be received or postmarked by Tuesday, February 28, 2017.

 

Application for Student Scholarship

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Student's Name

 

 

 

 

Social Security No.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Street Address

 

 

 

 

City & Zip

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Telephone No.

 

 

 

School Presently Attending

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Parent's Name

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Street Address

 

 

 

 

City & Zip

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Telephone No.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mother's Occupation

 

 

 

Father's Occupation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Family Income

 

 

 

Adjusted Gross Income

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

No. of Children

 

 

No. of Children in College __________

Email Address 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grade Point Average:

Freshman

 

Sophomore

 

Junior

 

Senior

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Days Absent:

 

Freshman

 

Sophomore

 

Junior

 

Senior

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

No.in Senior Class

 

 

Your Rank

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SAT Score

 

 

 

ACT Score

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Please list any other scholarships you have been awarded:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Please list any scholarship you have applied for:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Please list extracurricular school activities or organizations to which you belong:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Please list any honors, recognition, or awards you have received:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Are you currently employed? If so Where?  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Why are you working?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Will you continue to work during college?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Please write a short essay on "Why I Have Chosen (major) To Be My Profession" and include a paragraph on

"Why the GCEFCU Scholarship Would Be of Financial Assistance To Me." Please attach essay to this application.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Please attach a written recommendation from both a teacher and your high school counselor.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Please attach a copy of your high school transcript.            

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mail To: Gulf Coast Educators Federal Credit Union                        

 

 

 

ATTN:   Scholarship

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5953 Fairmont Parkway

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pasadena, TX 77505

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Verified By:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Administrator/Principal/Counselor/Registrar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

School:

 

 

 

 

 

Date:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Vinson & Elkins L.L.P. Scholarship Foundation

The Vinson & Elkins L.L.P. Scholarship Foundation will award $10,000 scholarships to African-American/Black, Asian, Hispanic/Latino, Native American, or Pacific Islander students from the greater Austin, Dallas and Houston area high schools. These seniors must be interested in a career in law, be in the top 20% standing in their class with a minimum combined SAT score of 1650, and demonstrate a financial need to attend college.

Students can apply online by clicking the link.

APPLICATION DEADLINE APRIL 1, 2017
ACCESS THE ONLINE APPLICATION www.velaw.com > Who We Are > Diversity & Inclusion > Diversity: Scholarships and Fellowships For Students

We would like to receive qualified scholarship applications by April 1, 2017.

The scholarship recipients will be selected by the end of May 2017.

 

 

Beacon Federal Credit Union

Annual Scholarship Award

The Beacon Federal Credit Union College Scholarship Program was established in 2001. The Board of

Directors has voted again this year to offer scholarships to selected graduating high school seniors who are

members of this credit union. From the applications received this year, a committee appointed by the Board of

Directors will select the winners of (3) $1,500 scholarships, (1) $500 James H. (Bull) Bounds scholarship and

(1) $500 scholarship in memory of Mr. Danny Silence.

Am I eligible to apply?

Yes, if:

You open a new, or have an existing Beacon Federal Credit Union Share Savings account with a

$5.00 minimum balance

You are a graduating high school senior in the 2016-17 school year

You are planning to attend an accredited two-year or four-year College, University, or

Vocational/Technical school in the State of Texas

How do I apply?

Complete the (2) page application and include all required attachments (essay, transcript).

Return completed application to Beacon Federal Credit Union at the address below or drop it off at any of our

locations no later than 5 pm- Friday, March 17, 2017.

Beacon Federal Credit Union Scholarships

Attn: Scholarship Committee

Beacon Federal Credit Union

P.O. Box 1704

La Porte, TX 77572-1704

NOTICE

Incomplete applications (missing information, transcripts) will not be eligible for review. If necessary,

you may attach additional pages to complete your application.

If you have any additional questions or concerns please contact Nora Arenivas at 281-471-1782 ext. 4702.

 

1)      AIS Scholarships - $10,000 – 35 Awards (Deadline: February 15, 2017)

 

To be Eligible for the scholarship a student must:

 

  1. Enrolled in a university, college, junior college or technical school
  2. One-Quarter (1/4) enrolled member of a Federally Recognized Native American Tribe

Applications can be found by going to:https://www.student.scholarships.org/scholarship/9648/ais_scholarships_scholarship.php

 

2)      Elks National Foundation Scholarship -  $4,000 – 250 Awards (Deadline: February 3, 2017)

 

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:

 

The student must complete and submit the ONLINE application.  The 2017 Legacy Awards

Application deadline is due online by 12:00 p.m. (noon) Central Time on Friday, February 3, 2017.

 

  1. Upon receipt of the application, the applicant will receive a notification that the application was received.  Winners will be announced in late April 2017.

 

3)      Happy New Year Scholarship - $1,000 – 1 Award (Deadline: January 31, 2017)

 

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:

 

  1. At least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US.
  2. A legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico

Applications can be found by going to: https://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/13906/happy_new_year_scholarship_scholarship.php

 

4)      2017 Scholarship Points Awards - $10,000 – 10 Awards (Deadline: January 31, 2017)

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:

  1. At least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US.
  2. A legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico.

Applications can be found by going to:

https://www.student.scholarships.org/scholarship/9648/ais_scholarships_scholarship.php

 

5)      Shred Paper to Stand Against Bullying - $5,000 – 1 Award (Deadline: January 31, 2017)

To be eligible for the Scholarship a student must:

 

  1. No minimum GPA or essay required.  This $5,000 easy scholarship is open to people ages 13 to 25.  You must also live in the U.S. or have U.S. citizenship.
  2. Applications can be found by going to:

https://www.student.scholarships.org/scholarship/9648/ais_scholarships_scholarship.php

 

CLEAR LAKE AREA PANHELLENIC ASSOCIATION

Undergraduate Scholarship Application

CRAWFORD-ZBANEK SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION

 

High School Attended:  ______________________                                     Due Date:  March 3, 2017

 

Last Name: _______________________________________First: ____________________________ MI___________________

 

Birth Date: _________________ U.S. Citizen? _____   If not, granted permanent residency? ___________________________

 

Permanent Home Address: _________________________________________________________________________________

 

City: _______________________________________________________________State: _______Zip: ____________________

 

Telephone Number: ________________________Mailing address if different from above: ___________________________

 

E-mail address _______________________________________________________________

 


Father’s name __________________________________________________

 

Address__________________________________________

 

________________________________________________

 

Father’s Occupation

________________________________________________

 

Father’s Employer ______________________________________________                   

 

Mother’s name ______________________________________________

 

Address_______________________________________

 

______________________________________________

 

Mother’s Occupation _______________________________________________

 

Mother’s Employer _________________________________________________


Ages of Brothers ________________________            Ages of Sisters __________________________________________

 

  1. Educational Background

 

High School Cumulative GPA:_______________on a scale of ____________

 

SAT results: V_________W_________M_________Total:_______________ and/or ACT:_________

 

Rank in Class:_______________________ Out of how many? _______________________

 

  1. Activities and Interests

List and briefly describe your extracurricular activities (e.g. memberships in organizations)

 

Organization Involved

Position Held and Description of Responsibilities

Date

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Honors and Awards

List honors or academic awards you have received (e.g. scholarly activities):

Award/Honor

Organization

Date

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Work Experience

List and briefly describe any work experience:

Position & responsibility

Employer

Dates

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. University Information

List universities to which you have applied in order of preference:

University

Accepted

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Financial Information

List expenses you expect to incur per semester:

 

 

Expenses

Amount

Tuition

$

Books

$

Room and board

$

Other expenses (siblings in college)

$

Other unusual expenses

$

List other financial assistance you will receive per semester:

 

Sources

Amount

Personal (as reported on FAFSA)

$

Other Scholarship(s)

$

Grants

$

Student Loan(s)

$

Other Financial Resources

$

Other

$

 

  • Submitting your Application

To be considered for this scholarship, the female applicant must attach all of the following to the completed application: (Please arrange the following in order and attach to application.)

 

1.)             The official seven (7) semester high school transcript of grades

2.)             Full SAT scores (all three parts) or ACT total

3.)             A one page (typed) field of interest essay. Discuss which field of study you plan to pursue and your future plans.

4.)             A recommendation from either your counselor, teacher or a high school principal.

5.)             A copy of the full FAFSA Report (pdf format) which will provide us with the expected family contribution

             (see http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/)

6.)             Picture

 

 

THE ENTIRE APPLICATION MUST BE RETURNED to your COUNSELOR BY March 3, 2017

CONDITIONS UNDER WHICH THIS SCHOLARSHIP IS GRANTED

 If a scholarship recipient either accepts more than $10,000 in the Freshman year or more than $40,000 total for four years from additional scholarships, federal or state grants, then the Crawford-Zbanek Scholarship will not be awarded and will be given to the first runner-up. 

 The recipient must attend four consecutive years at a 4-year Texas college or university.  A year constitutes fall and spring semesters.   Scholarship funds are not awarded for study outside the state of Texas. 

 Scholarship funds are not awarded for post graduate studies.

 The recipient must achieve a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.75 in the Freshman year.  For every semester thereafter, she must achieve a 3.0 cumulative or better.

 

  1. The recipient must be a full-time female student, carrying a minimum of 12 credit hours per semester.

 

I fully understand and agree to all conditions stated therein.

 Date_________________________ Applicant’s Signature___________________________________________________