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Scholarship List

2018-2019

  

** 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)

 

  Texas State Undergraduate Admissions Texas State University now offers three Assured Scholarships, which are guaranteed to all qualified students and are renewable for four years. You don't need to apply for these scholarships - they are awarded automatically to every student whose academic record meets the required qualifications. For full details and more information on all of Texas State's scholarship options, visit www.finaid.txstate.edu/scholarships.    

01/15/2019

University of Houston

Cougar Promise 

Guaranteed Free Tuition for New Freshmen Starting Fall 2019 with Family Income up to $50,000. The University of Houston guarantees tuition and mandatory fees will be covered by grant assistance for new in-state freshmen with family incomes at or below $50,000, 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 financial aid will be available to them. Eligibility is determined when a student has completed a FAFSA and also admitted to the University of Houston by January 15, 2019. Students who miss the deadline will be awarded the Cougar Promise based on the availability of funds.

01/18/2019

Texas Engineering Foundation

The Chapters of the Texas Society of Professional Engineers (TSPE) in affiliation with Texas Engineering Foundation (TEF) will award scholarships to students studying to become engineers in an engineering program at an ABET-accredited (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology) college or university. Upon verification of enrollment, these scholarships will be presented to the university in the students name. As individual chapter scholarship requirements may vary, it is essential to contact your Chapter Coordinator for complete application requirements (see attached lists for school district chapter assignments and Chapter Coordinators). Unless otherwise instructed by your scholarship coordinator, applications must be submitted to the coordinator by the date specified below. Please see Ms. Vazquez in the Counseling Center for applications. Application deadline is January 18, 2019

01/01-02/28

The Abe and Annie Seibel Foundation

Interest-free loans available to USA Citizens and Texas residents who have graduated from Texas high schools. Must enroll as a full-time student a t a Texas college/university, accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, with the intention of completing requirements toward a first bachelor's degree. You may contact the foundation by phone or mail to get details, at P.O. Box 8210 Galveston, TX 77553-8210 or 409-770-5665. www.comptroller.texas.gov  Application packets are accepted January 1 through February 28.

01/31/2019

The Sons of the Republic of Texas

The Texas History Contest is open to graduating seniors in any highs school.  Senior students in History, English, and Government class are encouraged to participate.  The 2018-2019 essay topic is "The Life of Mirabeau B. Lamar 1798-1859; The Father of Texas Education."  There will be one award in each of the following amounts:  $4,000.00; $3,000.00; and $2,000.00.  Please pick up the paper application with Ms. Vazquez in the Counseling Center.

01/31/2019

Texas Student Housing 

Texas Student Housing Authority's (TSHA) academic scholarships are administered by the Board of Directors. The academic scholarship described below rewards academic and leadership excellence. Family financial needs may be considered. A complete application for the scholarship listed in this publication consist of the application form, personal statement, official transcript, letters of recommendation, and standardized test scores. All TSHA scholarships awarded through this application will be announced to the winning applicants by e-mail or US mail. Please make sure TSHA is kept informed of any changes in your contact information (e-mail address, mailing address, and/or home/cell telephone number).

Please pick up applications with Ms. Vazquez in Counseling Center. Deadline is January 31, 2019.

02/04/2019

Society of Professional Women in Petroleum

Every year the Society of Professional women in Petroleum awards merit-based scholarships to female high school seniors in the Houston, TX area planning to attend a Texas college or university. This is open to all majors (not just STEM). Seniors please apply! They have given over $1,000,000 in scholarships to some fantastic young women. All applications must be submitted by February 4th, 2019 at noon CST. Finalists will be invited to an interview by March 21st, 2019. Interviews will be held Saturday, April 6th, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, and are mandatory. For more info on Guidelines, application checklist, and deadlines visit the link below. The 2019 Scholarship Application will opened November 1st.

scholarship.spwp.org 

 

02/04/2019

Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo

Houston Area

Scholarship, Military Scholarship, School Art Scholarship

In 2019, the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo will award 350 four-year, $20,000 Houston Area Scholarships to outstanding students graduating from Houston-area public school districts in Brazoria, Chambers, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris, Liberty, Montgomery and Waller Counties. The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo's educational programs are a significant part of the Show's goals of benefiting youth, supporting education, and facilitating better agricultural practices through exhibitions and presentation. All recipients of Show scholarships must demonstrate academic potential, citizenship/leadership and financial need, and they must attend a Texas college or university. Release of Online Application November 2018. Online scholarship application due February 4, 2019. Supplemental documentation packet received by the Educational Programs Office February 14, 2019. 

02/15/2019

National CO-OP Scholarship Program

Open to current high school seniors or transfer students who have a 3.5 or better GPA on a 4.0 scale, and plan to apply to a WACE Scholarship Partner Institution.  See list of eligible institutions and apply online:

www.waceinc.org

02/16/2019 

By 4:00 PM

George and Mary Josephine Hamman Foundation

Each Spring, the George and Mary Josephine Hamman Foundation awards seventy (70) scholarships to Houston area high school seniors for undergraduate study. The award is $20,000, disbursed over four years, provided the recipient conforms to the requirements set forth in the award. The recipient may select any major at any four year college or university in the United States. Scholarship applications may be submitted during the student's senior year in high school. Students may complete our scholarship forms online (see link below) after September 15th of their senior year. Do not submit an application before you take the SAT or ACT. To be eligible for the scholarship, you must have a minimum SAT composite score of 1000 (on the Math and Reading/Writing portions combined), and /or an ACT composite score of 21. All SAT and/or ACT scores must be from the same test date. 

https://www.grantrequest.com/SID_5867?SA=SNA&FID=35002

Note: The deadline for the SUBMISSION/RECEIPT of your application is 4:00 PM, on February 16th (If this date falls on a weekend, the application should received no later than 4:00 PM of the preceding Friday) of the student's senior year.

02/23/2019

Capital Farm Credit Scholarship

The Capital Farm Credit Dayton Office is currently accepting applications for our 2019 Capital Farm Credit $1,000.00 Scholarship.  Capital Farm Credit is proud to support rural communities and agriculture, as well as invest in the vibrancy of communities throughout rural Texas through our scholarship program. 

This Scholarship is available to current high school seniors graduating in 2019 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. The specific requirements and guidelines can be found on the attached application form. If you would like printed copies, you may request them by replying to this e-mail.

The deadline to submit all applications and related materials is Wednesday, February 23, 2019.

Lori.McGowan@CapitalFarmCredit.com.

You can pick up application with Ms. Vazquez in the counseling center.

02/282019

Gulf Coast Educators Federal Credit Union

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.  Please pick up paper application with Ms. Vazquez in the Counseling Center.

03/01/2019

Al's Formal Wear

Every year, we award area high school students with a college scholarship. Last year's recipients were chosen from over 1200 applicants based on academic achievement, extracurricular activities, financial need and volunteer service in their community. Click on link below to apply.

https://www.tttuxprom.com/scholarships/

03/15/2019

Texas Builders Foundation

Who is eligible?

1. Applicant must have been accepted or is enrolled for the fall semester as: a student in a Texas technical/trade school or community college/university and must be pursuing a residential construction related trade certification or residential construction degree.

2. If application is a high school senior, they must have attended high school in Texas. 

3. Applicant must demonstrate interest in obtaining employment in the residential construction industry upon graduation.

For complete eligibility requirements and information, refer to the "Texas Builders Foundation Scholarship Guidebook" and the scholarship instructions and auto-fill application at www.TexasBuildersFoundation.org.

3/16/2019

Pasadena Livestock Show & Rodeo

Agriculture/and non-agriculture education scholarship program

The Pasadena Livestock Show and Rodeo will award scholarships to students from area high schools (Deer Park ISD, Pasadena ISD, La Porte ISD, and Clear Creek ISD) and Boys and Girls Harbor. These scholarships may be used to pay for tuition, related fees and books while attending a College, University, Jr. college or technical/trade school. Deadline is March, 16, 2019. Applications must be returned to the rodeo office by Friday, March, 16, 2019. Applications will not be accepted after this date. You may pick up applications with Ms. Vazquez in the counseling center.

website; www.pasadenarodeo.com 

03/19/2019

Hope Scholarship

In loving memory of Valerie Grace Wheeler

The Hope Scholarship seeks to recognize outstanding young people like Valerie who value education, believe in service to others, and have worked hard to overcome obstacles in the course of their studies. Applicants (seniors) must have experienced the death of a sibling or parent. (We are unable to consider the death of grandparents and other extended family members, such as step-parents.) This educational scholarship must be applied to expenses related to college, technical, or trade school. Application deadline is Tuesday, march 19, 2019. All applications must be porstmarked by March 19, 2019 to be considered. Absolutely NO EXCEPTIONS. Applications available in the counseling center with Ms. Vazquez.

04/22/2019

2019 Student-View Scholarship Program

The 2019 Student-View Scholarship Program is offering $11,000 worth of scholarships to high school seniors who plan to attend a four-year college, community/junior college or career school. The program includes: 

  • One $4,000 scholarship
  • Two $1,000 scholarships
  • Ten $500 scholarships
It's quick and easy to apply:
  • No minimum SAT/ACT score or grade pint average
  • No essay required
  • No lengthy application forms
  • No application fees
Simply log on to www.student-view.com and complete a 15-20 minute application survey about colleges in your area. The scholarship will be awarded via a random drawing of all completed applications. The scholarship winner will be announced in May, 2019. 
Don't wait. The scholarship deadline is April 22, 2019.

No Deadline currently exists for this Scholarship

The Art Institutes Academic Achievement Scholarship

The Academic Achievement Scholarship allows qualifying new students to earn up to a 20% tuition scholarship, up to $18,650, by maintaining an honors level Grade Point Average (GPA) and completing community service related projects in their field of study while attending Ai as a full-time student. 

www.artinstitutes.edu 

05/10/2019

Texas Interscholastic League Foundation

TILF Scholarships are available to students who participate in UIL academic competitions.  Approximately 40% of applicants receive awards.  The student applicant must compete at state level in a UIL academic contest and plan to attend a Texas college or university.  Please access the application online. Deadline is 05/10/2019.
 

12/15/2019

Derrick Law Firm Scholarship

The Dirk Derrick Car & Truck Accident Injury Scholarship is an award for any current or soon-to-be undergrad who has had his or her life altered due to an injury from a car or truck accident, be it their own injury, that of a loved one, or an influential individual. The Dirk Derrick Scholarship has a brief submission process, and applicants will be judged on their ability to convey the lasting effect an auto accident has had on their life as well as their journey to overcome those challenges. For more info on submitting an application go to www.derricklawfirm.com.
Deadline to submit application is December 15, 2019.