Scholarship Information

Scholarship Information

 
 
NEW SCHOLARSHIPS FOR THE 2018-19 SCHOOL YEAR WILL BE ADDED HERE AS THEY ARE RECEIVED.
 
VISIT THIS PAGE ON A REGULAR BASIS AS SCHOLARSHIP OFFERS WILL BE ADDED THROUGHOUT THE YEAR.
 
 
 
RAISE YOUR HAND TEXAS  - FOR ASPIRING TEACHERS
 
The Raising Texas Teachers initiative and the Charles Butt for Aspiring Teachers will be providing 100 students at partner universities with scholarships of up to $8,000 per year for up to 4 years.
 
For me information on eligibility requirements, visit the link: RaisingTexasTeachers.org
 
 
FIDM 2018-19 SCHOLARSHIP 
 
For students interested in the global industries of Fashion, Visual Arts, Graphics, Interior Design, Social Media and Entertainment,
the National Scholarship Competition deadline is March 29, 2019.
 
Click HERE for entry details and the most up-to-date information.
 
 
2018-19 WILLIS SCHOLARSHIP
 
The Willis Scholarship will award a scholarship to a student who can prove he/she is will make a difference in the world by leading with confidence and integrity.
Applicants will read Dr. Willis' book Overeducated & Under Experienced: Navigating a Saturated Workforce and complete activities from 10 chapters in addition to the application form.
 
DEADLINE: FRIDAY, APRIL 5, 2019
AMOUNT: $750.00
 
See the attached document for complete information on eligibility criteria and application form.
 
 
2018-19 CATHOLIC LIFE INSURANCE SCHOLARSHIP
 
Thirty-five (35) $1,000 non-renewable scholarships will be awarded to deserving students.
 
Students must be a Catholic Life Insurance member at the time of application and throughout the scholarship period to be eligible.
 
Application Deadline: March 1, 2019
 
For more information and to apply, see the attached documents below
 
TEXAS STUDENT HOUSING 2019 APPLICATION
 
The scholarship is open to students accepted to colleges in Austin, College Station and Denton, Texas, that have NOT signed off-campus housing leases.
 
Application deadline: Jan 31, 2019
 
An application package, a transcript, SAT or ACT scores and a transcript with GPA will be required to apply.
 
For more information and to apply see the attached documents below.
 
WACE NATIONAL CO-OP SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM 2018-19
 
To qualify, students must :
 
1. apply to one of 9 partner universities (Clarkson, Drexel, Johnson & Wales, Merrimack, Rochester Inst of Tech, SUNY Oswego, U of Cincinnati, U of Toledo, and Wentworth Inst of Tech)
 
2. have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale
 
3. meet specific merit scholarship criteria set by the institution selected on the application
 
4. include a 200-word essay describing why you have chosen to pursue a college cooperative education program.
 
For more information, see the document attached and link below
 
Application Deadline: Feb 15, 2019
 
 
STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS FOR TEXAS STUDENTS
 
NOTE: SOME OF THESE SCHOLARSHIPS HAVE AN OCTOBER 15TH, 2018 DEADLINE!!!!
 
Studentscholarships.org is an association in Massachusetts which provides information on scholarships available to students in different states.
 
The PDF document below lists 15 Scholarship Programs available to students in Texas. More than 900 individual Scholarship Awards will be distributed through these 15 programs.
 
BAYLOR UNIVERSITY  -     CARR P. COLLINS SCHOLARS PROGRAM 2018-19
 
Amount: $5,350 (first year, renewable got 3 years)
Deadline: Jan31, 2019
 
Eligible students:
 
  • have demonstrated leadership through service
  • has a minimum Math & Rdg/Wtg combined score of 1310 on the SAT and a minimum of 28 on the ACT
  • complete a balanced college prep program including history, science and a foreign language
  • rank in the top quarter of their class
  • are a bona fide resident of Texas.
 
Applications can be found here: baylor.edu/admissions.CarrPCollins
 
Students applying to Baylor may be eligible for the President's Gold, Provost's Gold, Dean's Gold, and Founders' Gold Scholarship programs. These scholarships range in value from $32,000 to $88,000 divided evenly over 4 years.
 
 
FROST BANK STUDENT LOAN DIVISION
 
Offers zero-interest loan programs through the Trust Department at Frost Bank of Galveston.
 
Qualified applicants may contact their office after November 1st to request an application packet for the upcoming fall/spring long-term school year.
 
There are four (4) different loan types available: Texas High School Graduate, Galveston High School Graduate, Texas Graduate enrolled at Texas A&M, Texas resident working toward a graduate degree.
 
See the attached document for more information
 
BILL OF RIGHTS INSTITUTES .   2018-19 STUDENT ESSAY CONTEST
 
Winners of this year's contest will receive a total of $20,000 in scholarship funds including a $5,000 award and a scholarship to 2019 Constitutional Academy to the grand prize winner.
 
The specific essay prompt this year is: "What are essential qualities of a citizen in your community in 21st century America?"
 
Student can find contest details, including rules and instructions on how to submit an essay on the website.
 
 
 
 
GOLDEN DOOR SCHOLARSHIPS FOR DACA STUDENTS
 
Golden Door is a nonprofit scholarship organization which provides large college scholarships to high performing students with DACA.
 
This year they will award the scholarship to up to 50 students across the country attending college in Fall 2019 who are interested in Computer Science, Tech, Data Science, Engineering, Math or similar fields. These fields are diverse, growing quickly, high paying and have low barriers to entry for DACA recipients. In addition to funding, Golden Door provides 1:1 mentorship and summer internships.
 
Application Deadline: October 25th.
 
For applications, click on the link:  https://www.goldendoorscholars.org/app/open
 
TILF 2018-19 SCHOLARSHIPS FOR UIL ACADEMICS
 
Qualifications
 
Students who:
 
  • have participated in a UIL Academic, Congressional Debate, One-Act Play or Theatrical Design State Meet  any year of their high school career;
  • plan to attend an accredited college in the state of Texas
  • plan to enroll full-time as a student in the fall of 2019
  • have taken either the SAT or the ACT
  • will be graduating during the current year
 
The online application can be found at: www.tilfoundation.org
 
and must be completed between March 1st, 2019 and May 1st, 2019.
 
see the attached document for further information.
 
 
TEMPLE COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS 2019-20
 
The Temple College Scholarship Application will become available January 2, 2019 and will be due by April 1, 2019.
 
Visit www.tcfound.org to complete the application. 
 
Essay Prompt: Tell your story about how your goals and education will impact your family, community and/or broader audience.
 
 
ST DAVID'S NEAL KOCUREK SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION
 
St. David’s Foundation Community Fund established the St. David’s Neal Kocurek Scholarship to honor the vision and community spirit of its longtime CEO.
Financial need and scholastic merit will be considered in the review process. We have awarded 508 Neal Kocurek scholarships since the program’s inception in 2005, and 57 were awarded in 2018.

 

St. David's Neal Kocurek Scholarships are for:

 

  • High school seniors graduating from Travis, Hays, Williamson, Bastrop, or Caldwell counties
  • Students pursuing health care professions
  • Up to $7,500 per year for up to four years undergraduate and up to four years graduate studies and medical school at Texas colleges and universities, and up to $4,000 a year at Texas community colleges
  • Expenses such as tuition, fees, books and medical supplies
  • Financial need considered in the application process. Proof of family income is required.
 

The scholarships are for students interested in pursuing health care professions, including but not limited to: Biomedical Engineer, Dental Assistant, Physician’s Assistant, Radiation Oncologist, Nurse, Dentist, Optometrist, Clinical Laboratory Technologist

 
 
 
FANNIE BOWZER AND GOMILLION BYARS SCHOLARSHIP FUND
2018-2019 SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

AWARDS RANGING FROM $500.00 TO $1,000.00
APPLICATION POSTMARK DEADLINE: APRIL 25, 2019
 
The Fannie Bowzer and Gomillion Byars Scholarship Fund is a non-profit organization
promoting excellence in education while enhancing the opportunity for youth to seek higher
education.
 
ALL APPLICANTS MUST:
• Be a graduating high school senior at the date of application, class of 2018
• Be an African American
• Be a resident of one of the following counties in the Greater Austin area (Travis,
Williamson, Caldwell, Hays, Lee, Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, and Bell)
• Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or 4.0 on a 5.0 scale) or B
average
• Seeking an undergraduate degree in Education, Theology, or Minor in Religion
• Plan to enroll in a degree-seeking program at an accredited U.S. college or university
full-time in the fall of 2019

For complete information and to apply, click on the link below:
 
2019 TTA Foundation Scholarship Application - The Texas Telephone Association Foundation (TTAF)
 
TTAF is a non-profit, philanthropic organization founded to help further the understanding of telephony and advance telecommunications as a career choice.
 
It will award six, four-year scholarships, in the amount of $2,000 per year to students entering college for the 2019-2020 school year.
Deadline: March 29, 2019
 
It is our intention to fully review every application submitted. Therefore, TTA Foundation will accept a maximum of two qualified applications per high school. The Scholarship Committee will make its selections from those applications which meet the following criteria and include the required materials:
 
 U.S. Citizen;
 Student graduating from a Texas high school no later than June 2019
 Student achieving a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher (out of a possible 4.0);
 Student planning to attend a Texas college or university by the Fall of 2019
 A completed application postmarked no later than March 29, 2019, including a current transcript
 A letter of acceptance from a Texas college or university where student has been accepted.
 Copy of student’s SAR (Student Aid Report).
 Do not send incomplete applications.
Do not send additional information to be added to your applications once the original application has been sent.
 
Please note--special consideration will be given to students who will be pursuing a college degree in fields of study which are of particular interest to telecommunications (such as math, business, education, technology, engineering, and computer science, etc.). The courses of study in high school, extracurricular/civic activities and demonstrated leadership will also be considered.
 
In addition, special consideration will be given to students who have established financial need. By late April, the TTA Foundation Scholarship Committee will select six (6) finalists to receive four-year scholarships in the amount of $2,000 per year. Scholarship recipients will be notified by early May. 
 
See your counselor for more information.
HSF SCHOLARSHIP (for high school seniors OF HISPANIC HERITAGE)
 
 
The HSF Scholarship Application Opens January 1, 2019!
 
The HSF Scholarship is designed to aid students of Hispanic heritage in their pursuit of a college degree. Scholarships are available to high school seniors, undergraduate students (all years), graduate students, and community college students transferring to four-year universities. Awards are merit-based, and final amounts range from $500 to $5,000, based on demonstrated financial need.
 
Phase 1 of the application, which is a short questionnaire, opens on January 1, 2019 and closes on February 5. After review of all Phase 1 submissions, the top qualified applicants will be invited to complete the application Phase 2.
 
 
About the Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Founded in 1975, the Hispanic Scholarship Fund empowers Latino families with the knowledge and resources to successfully complete a higher education, while providing scholarships and support services to as many exceptional Hispanic American students as possible. As the nation’s largest not-for-profit organization supporting Hispanic American higher education, the Fund has awarded over $588 million in scholarships and provides a range of programs for students, HSF Scholars, Alumni, and parents. For more information about the Hispanic Scholarship Fund, please visit HSF.net

 

2018-19 St. David's Neal Kocurek Scholarship Application

 
These scholarships are intended for seniors planning to major in a health care related field.
 
Scholarship application is currently live! The application deadline is January 7, 2019.
 
For more info and to apply, click on the document below:
 
 
TEXAS WOMAN'S UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIPS 2018-19
 

Terry Scholarship: Students who exhibit leadership skills, have strong academic abilities and have financial need are eligible to apply for the Terry Scholarship. Recipients of the Terry Scholarship receive a full ride to Texas Woman's University and are often able to graduate without accumulating any debt. The amount of the Terry Scholarship award is determined annually based on the cost of attendance here at TWU, including tuition, fees, books, on-campus housing, meal plans and personal expenses. The actual amount of the award will vary for each scholar, depending on other scholarship awards and federal aid received. The application is now available in the Pioneer Scholarship System.

 

A full list of eligibility requirements can be found on our website. 

 

Scholarship Application Title: Terry Scholars Award – FTIC

Deadline: January 11, 2019

 

President’s Leadership Council: Students who rank in the top 15% of their graduating class* and display strong leadership are encouraged to apply for the President’s Leadership Council. Students in the council are provided unique opportunities to interact with TWU’s Chancellor and explore their own leadership. Students admitted to this program will receive a $1,500 scholarship, renewable for up to four years.

Students whose high schools do not rank are still eligible; contact us at plc@twu.edufor more information.

 

Scholarship Application Title: TWU President’s Leadership Council (PLC)

 

Priority Deadline: January 11, 2019

Deadline: March 15, 2019

 

The Association for Compensatory Educators of Texas (ACET)  scholarships 2018-19
 
ACET offers twenty (20) scholarships annually to graduating high school students. The tuition scholarships are for $1,000 and are payable directly to the college, university, or other post-secondary institution of the student's choice.  
 
Student applicants must provide documented proof of participation in a compensatory education program sometime during their school career.  The definition of compensatory programs is a program that provides remedial assistance and support for students who have failed TAKS or at-risk of dropping out of school.  Additional programs include programs for migrant, Title I, Bilingual/ESL, pregnant or parenting students and homeless students.
 
Deadline: Feb 8, 2019
 
To apply and for more details, click on the documents below.
 
 
NAFEPA SCHOLARSHIP 2018-19
 
High school students who will graduate in 2019 and college freshman who graduated from high school in 2018 are eligible to apply for the NAFEPA scholarship. Submit one (1) original and one (1) copy of the completed packet by January 10, 2019
 

The purpose of the scholarship program is to financially support post-secondary education for qualifying seniors or high school graduates attending their first year of college. Two scholarships are for students pursuing degrees in Education. The other two scholarships may be awarded to applicants pursuing degrees in Education or any other field.

 

Refer to application below for details.
 
 

 

A+ FCU 2018-19 SCHOLARSHIPS

Each year A+ FCU awards multiple scholarships to hardworking area high school and college students.

For 2019, 50 students will be awarded $2,000 scholarships for a total of $100,000.

Eligible applicants must be:

For more information and to apply, click the link below:
 
 
HUGG TRUST SCHOLARSHIP 2019-2020
 
The Hugg Trust scholarship application for the 2019-20 academic year is available here http://www.huggtrust.org./new-page/
 
Students can download a PDF file to complete the application, print, sign, and mail it to the address on the form. 
 
The application deadline is May 1, 2019.
 
Requirements:
 
Only top 25% students are eligible to apply. 
Williamson County Residency for the past 2 years and financial need are also reviewed
 
 
Solomon Masonic Lodge Scholarship 2019-20
 
Students who are permanent residents of Taylor, Granger, or Hutto ISD and have a 2.5 GPA minimum may consider applying for the Solomon Masonic Lodge scholarship
 
Application Deadline is February 22, 2019
 
For all details and to apply, see the document below.

 

 

Williamson County Association of REALTORS Scholarship 2019-20

 

 

The association s honored to help deserving high school graduates with a portion of their college costs. 

Each year, for many years now, we have given scholarships to high school graduates from numerous high schools in Williamson County.

 

As you know, a college education is no longer an option.  It is a necessity, and as with everything, the costs continue to increase.  Many students cannot attend without financial assistance.  The guidelines for our selection process are as follows:

 

  1. Applicant must be graduating from a Williamson County high school
  2. Applicant must show a financial need for assistance
  3. Applicant must show dedication to family, school, community service, and part-time employment (if applicable).
  4. Applicant must have an acceptable grade point average
  5. Applicant must be planning to attend or attending (if has completed early graduation) a technical/business school, junior college, or a four-year college/university.

 

Click on the document below to apply.  The application should be returned to the Williamson County Association of Realtors.

 

Deadline: Friday March 22 

 

You may email your application to wcrealtors@wcrealtors.org  or mail to us at: 

 

WCREALTORS

123 E. Old Settlers Blvd.

Round Rock, TX 78664

 
AUSTIN BOARD OF REALTORS (ABoR) 2019-20 SCHOLARSHIP
 
Applications from high school seniors are currently being accepted.
 
Applicant must reside in one of ABoR’s 18-county MLS service areas (Visit https://www.abor.com/abor-mls-resources/mls-maps to view eligible counties). Applicant must be a Texas high school or home-schooled Spring 2019 graduating senior and planning to attend a Texas college, university or accredited technical or trade school Fall 2019.
 
Deadline: postmarked by Feb 22, 2019
 
To find out more see the link below, or the attached pdf document.
 
 
 
2019-20 RUSSELL MINZENMAYER SCHOLARSHIP
 
The scholarship is for students who desire to pursue a degree in Natural Resource Management.
 
Amount: $500
Deadline: April 5, 2019
 
For more information and to apply see the attached documents.
 
 
STUDENTSCHOLARSHIPS.ORG JANUARY UPDATES.
 
PLEASE CHECK THE ATTACHED DOCUMENT AND DEADLINES
 
A variety of scholarships are offered, including for future contractors, cosmetology, manufacturing engineers, information security, survivors of childhood cancer, automotive and collision repair.
 
Some deadlines are fast approaching... check them out!
 
 
SPARKLING ICE -  FUN AND UNIQUE STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP 2019-20
 
Sparkling Ice® is awarding FIVE $5,000 scholarships to eligible high school seniors who are planning their bright and colorful futures. 
 
General Requirements

  • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident of the United States.
  • Must be a high school senior graduating between August 1, 2018 and July 31, 2019.
  • Must have a cumulative high school grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.5 on a 4-point scale (high school/home school seniors).
 
Visit sparklingice.com/scholarship for full list of requirements. 
 
 
Deadline: Feb 15, 2019
 
 

 

CTAT Area 4 Scholarship for CTE PATHWAY COMPLETION

 

The CTAT Area 4 Scholarship applicant shall be a student who is enrolled in a recognized high school Career and Technical Education (CTE) program. The scholarship is based on academic achievement, leadership and success in completing a CTE pathway leading to college and career readiness.

 

The award(s) will be payable to the recipient(s) following verification of winners’ enrollment information (proof of at least 12 credit hours).  The award amount is $500.00 and the CTAT Area 4 Treasurer will provide additional instructions to receive the award amount at the student’s home address.  The scholarship is non-renewable (meaning this scholarship is a one-time award).  The recipient(s) will be notified by the CTAT Area 4 President in May 2019.

 

Application Deadline: postmarked April 12, 2019

 

 Specific Qualifications:          

  • Must be a graduating high school senior with enrollment in a CTE program.
  • Selection Criteria: CTE involvement, CTSO involvement, Community Service, Letter of Interest, résumé and letters of recommendation (see application form for point distribution).
For more information and to apply, click here:  https://bit.ly/2HfUeJq 
 
 
A+ FEDERAL CREDIT UNION SCHOALRSHIP
 
For 2019, we’re awarding fifty $2,000 scholarships to: 

  • High school graduating seniors pursuing an education major
  • High school graduating seniors pursuing majors in other fields
  • College students with a minimum of 60 collegiate hours and admitted to a College of Education
  • Teachers working on a master’s degree 
The deadline to apply is Friday, February 15, 2019 at 11:59 pm.
 
Eligible applicants must be a current A+FCU member or a child or grandchild of an A+FCU member and attending or planning to attend a college or university.
 
 
 
ZETA PHI BETA SORORITY, INC - PI OMEGA ZETA CHAPTER -  SCHOLARSHIP 2019-20
 
Scholarships are available for students enrolled in Williamson County high schools and meeting the following criteria:
 
  • African-American female
  • Grade Point Average of at least 2.5
 
Awards ranging from $250 to $1,000
Deadline to apply: March 2, 2019
 
To find out more and to apply, click the document below:  
 
The Williamson County Aggie Moms Club Scholarship 2019-20 (For Future Aggies)
 
The Club annually gives out  scholarships to Williamson County students who are planning to attend or who  are  currently attending Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas, Galveston, Texas and Qatar.
 
Last year,  they provided 18 scholarships to area youth.  To apply, see the document below. It can also be found on the Williamson County Aggie Moms Club website, https://williamsonco.aggiemoms.org/scholarships/
 
Applications must be  postmarked by March 29, 2019, to be eligible.
 
TEXAS RESIDENTS SCHOLARSHIPS
 
Review this site to access numerous scholarships available to Texas Residents.
 
 
COLLEGE COVERED - SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS
 
Discover Student Loans is giving away a $5,000 scholarship each month this year! The earlier your college bound students and parents enter, the more chances they have to win 1 of the 12 scholarships available.
 
Families can visit Scholarship.CollegeCovered.com to enter today.
 
Sweepstakes are open from February 2, 2019 through January 31, 2020.
 
SCHOLARSHIP BUDDY TEXAS 2019-20
 
SENIORS!
 
Do go through the attached list of scholarships awarded to Texas students. There are many opportunities for a diverse range of interests and profiles (women, engineering, San Marcos Texas State Farm Bureau, AG/Natural Resource, and some generic ones)
 
DEADLINES RANGE from Feb 27th to June 30
 
Don't miss out, check it out!
 
AUSTIN MASONIC LODGE NO.12, A.F. & A.M.  2019-20 SCHOLARSHIP
 
 
DEADLINE: POSTMARKED APRIL 5, 2019
AMOUNT: UP TO $15, 000
 
It is not required to have a connection to the Masonic Lodge to apply.
 
See the attached document below for more information, criteria and application.
 
TAYLOR GARDEN CLUB - LOU BELL HARRIS SCHOLARSHIP 2019-20
 
CRITERIA:
Taylor Graduate planning to enroll in a college program in horticulture or related fields
 
See attached application form.
 
Deadline: March 8, 2019 in counselor's office
 
CENTRAL TEXAS BRANCH OF THE AMERICAN PUBLIC WORKS ASSOC.  2019-20 SCHOLARSHIP
 
CRITERIA:
3.0 GPS
Reside in the Central Texas Branch boundaries
Pursue a major and career in Public Works
 
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: April 1, 2019
 
See application below for details