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Scholarship Lists


Seniors!! Local Scholarship Packets will be available in the counselor’s office during the spring semester.

Scholarship and Grant Search Sites:
Also read the attached "Scholarship Coach"  information below.
Financial Aid for college:
It is free to receive assistance with completing the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) at any college campus' financial aid department. 

Scholarship List



** If application is available online ~ website will be provided **

* All other scholarships have applications available for pick up in the counseling center (secretary's desk)






The Society of Professional Women in Petroleum (SPWP)

offering scholarships for full tuition and fees to qualifying women who can fill out the application correctly. You MAY NOT write this application, but must type it and send it by email to the address given


Lamar University

Lamar University and the College of Engineering are dedicated to helping students achieve their educational goals. Scholarships are one valuable tool to do that. These scholarships are made possible by generous donations from alumni and friends. Most scholarships are awarded based on academic achievement. Other factors such as academic major, leadership ability and specialized skills (athletics, marching band, art, music, etc.) also may be considered in awarding scholarships. For priority consideration for Lamar University scholarships, apply no later than February 1 each year


The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Opportunity Scholarship

They are giving away one hundred $15,000 scholarships.   Forty-four will be given to Houston ISD students, but the other fifty-six are to any student from any local school – and that should be you! You must be in the upper half of the senior class and you must have taken the SAT or ACT.


Association for Compensatory Educators of Texas (ACET)

This application is for students who have participated at least two years in a federal or state funded compensatory program. The purpose of a compensatory program is to supplement the regular or basic educational program with intensive and accelerated instruction. These programs include supplemental interventions for students who; are on a Title I campus, have failed STAAR, are at-risk of dropping out of school, are homeless, are migrant, are Bilingual/ESL and/or are pregnant/parenting. The scholarship will be awarded during the ACET Spring Conference and provides $1000 to the recipient to be used within a year from the student’s graduation date. The scholarship will be paid directly to an accredited postsecondary university, college, community/junior college, technical, or vocational school, not directly to the scholarship recipient.

See counseling center for application.



The George and Mary Hamman Foundation

seventy (70) $15,000 scholarships to high school seniors. The scholarships are awarded based on financial need and academic achievement and the student must be a US citizen. Students must have already taken the SAT and have a minimum score of 900 on Critical Reading and Math. The application is lengthy and detailed on your family income, so get your parents involved and get started now. Go to to download an application, or you may pick one up in the counselor’s office. Please read the instructions – they are very precise and important to follow.



The Gulf Coast Educators Federal Credit Union

is open to any member or member’s dependent who is a senior. If you aren’t a member, simply open a $10 savings account and start that application. GCEFCU is offering three scholarships – one to a student with any major, and two to students majoring in education. Application is available in counseling center or complete online at:


The Abe and Annie Seibel Foundation

Offering approximately 800 interest-free students loans up to $6,000 per year for qualifying students and parents. You may contact the foundation by phone or mail to get details, at PO Box 8210 Galveston, TX 77553-8210 or 409-770-5665.


The Society of Women Engineers FIRST Scholarship

Open to female seniors. These scholarships are intended to promote female students to select careers in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.


The Capital Farm Credit Scholarship

The scholarship is available to current high school seniors graduating in 2018 that have educational goals/plans related to the fields of agriculture, education, or natural resources. (Including Ag. Communications, Ag. Economic/Business, Ag. Education, Wildlife or Ranch Management, Education, etc.) To apply, eligible students must complete a short application and write a 100-200 word essay.   See counseling center for application.


The Texas Dept. of Transportation’s Conditional Grant Program

The Texas Dept. of Transportation offers a Conditional Grant Program to eligible students pursuing a degree in civil engineering or a department-approved operational business discipline. The Conditional Grant Program will consider both Texas public and private four-year institutions.

Students accepted into the program receive up to $3,000 per semester or $6,000 per academic year for tuition, based on financial need.

The application may be downloaded at: , completed and mailed to the address below.


Mail application packets to:  Texas Department of Transportation

                                                            HRD/Employment Opportunities/CGP

                                                            125 East 11th Street

                                                            Austin, TX  78701-2483



Clear Lake Panhellenic Association

Open to all senior girls at La Porte HS who will be attending a four-year college/university in Texas this Fall semester. Must have taken all three parts of the SAT or total ACT.   See the counseling center for application.


The Society of Women Engineers Merit & Achievement

Open to female middle and high school students. These scholarships are intended to promote female students to select careers in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.



Scholarship for Vocal Study

Open to students from the Houston area or attending a school in the Houston area who are planning to major in an area of vocal performance.   See the counseling center for application.


Beacon Federal Credit Union

Open to graduating 2018 Seniors who are planning to attend an accredited two or four-year college, university, or vocational/technical school in the state of Texas. Open a new account with a $5.00 minimum balance for eligibility. See the counseling center for application.


Hope Scholarship

Open to seniors who have experienced the death of a sibling or parent.   See the counseling center for application.

3/2018 will open no deadline yet

The Horatio Alger Association -- CTE

Awards more that $12 million in college scholarships and grants.   The mission of the association is providing financial assistance to students throughout the nation who have financial need and have exhibited integrity and perseverance overcoming personal adversity. Scholarships are awarded to deserving seniors each year and range from $2,500 to $20,000. To apply, you must go online to the following site:


The Art Institute’s Passion for Fashion Scholarship

Our dedicated Student Financial Aid officers will help you explore all your options—including grants, loans, and scholarships—as you prepare to launch a creative career where you do what you love.

No Deadline (processed monthly)

Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation

Must be a child or Marines or Navy Corpsmen attending post-high school, undergraduate, and career technical education programs. Must plan to attend a non-degree certificate program or vocational training that is 12 months or less at a community college or private career school.   For more information, please go online to:


TAMUC First Year Leadership Scholarship

For students attending Texas A&M University Commerce, who are within the top 30% of high school class, scored an ACT Composite score of 21 or SAT 1060 (Reading & Math), exhibits high school excellence in leadership and academics, planning to reside in FLC designated residence halls. For more information please go online to:











Texas Builders Foundation



Applicant must be accepted for the fall semester as a student in a Texas technical/trade school or community college/university and must be pursuing a construction related trade certification or construction degree.   For more information or to complete an application please go online to:







LNESC and LULAC established the LULAC National Scholarship Fund (LNSF) to help youth in underserved communities make the dream of college enrollment a reality. LNSF is a unique partnership between grassroots advocates and corporations that funds educational opportunities for deserving youth across the U.S. Every dollar raised by local LULAC Councils is matched by corporate partners secured by LNESC, increasing the amount given in both the council and corporate names. This model results in a true grassroots/corporate partnership for the empowerment of the Latino community. Former recipients of LNSF scholarships are now leaders in fields of business, science, government, and education.  A rigorous selection process assures the expectation that future recipients will demonstrate the same level of excellence.





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

offering $10,000 to minority students who at in the top 20% of their class and have a combined SAT score of 1100 or ACT score of 22, and can demonstrate financial need.


U of H

The University of Houston will guarantee free tuition and mandatory fees to new in-state freshmen with family incomes at or below $45,000, who meet certain academic requirements. The Cougar Promise is the University of Houston's promise to low-income families that college is accessible to their children and that financial aid will be available to them.


The Alpha Delta Kappa Fraternity (ADK

is offering a scholarship to a senior lady who is pursuing and education major.


Student-View Scholarship Program

This program is offering $11,000 worth of scholarships to high school seniors who plan to attend a four-year college, community college, or career school. Apply online at


Accuplan Benefits Services

Offering a $2,000 scholarship that is intended to help students to be successful in school and raise awareness to the rising generation about the importance of retirement. The application process includes making a 30-second video explaining what they would like to do in the future once they have retired, and what are somethings that they can be doing now and in the future to be ready for retirement. For more information please visit: 


Al’s Formal Wear

two $2,500 scholarships. You must go by your local Al’s Formal Wear and ask for an application. Pick up a flyer with these instructions and explaining how to earn your prom tux for free.


Ron Carter Clear Lake

Open to current seniors who should exhibit academic achievement, character, leadership, and community service.   For more information, click on “Community Involvement” tab at or pick up an application at the dealership.