Scholarship Information

Scholarship Information

 
 
NEW SCHOLARSHIPS FOR THE 2019-20 SCHOOL YEAR
WILL BE ADDED HERE AS THEY ARE RECEIVED.
 
VISIT THIS PAGE ON A REGULAR BASIS THROUGHOUT THE YEAR.
 
 
Many scholarships are available to our students each year.
If you want to see what was available in the 2018-19 year, browse through the document below.
 
While we may not have received the new scholarship application and information yet, and there is no guarantee it will be available again, it will give you an idea of what you may be a good fit for.
 
2019-20 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 2, 2020
 
For more information and to apply, see the attached documents below
 
HUGGTRUST SCHOLARSHIP 2019
 
Have you resided in Williamson County the last 2 years of high school, AND attended high school in Williamson County your Junior and Senior year?
Are you the top 25% of your class?
 
Then you may be eligible for a scholarship.
 
 
Click on the link to find out more and to apply: http://www.huggtrust.org/new-page

 

 

COLLEGE BOARD SCHOLARSHIPS

 

The College Board partners with scholarship providers connected to the SAT®, PSAT/NMSQT®, and PSAT™ 10. Through these partners, students can access over $300 million in scholarship awards. Learn more about scholarships.

Below are deadline notifications for three of our partners:

 

Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation

The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation invests in exceptional students who are dedicated to leadership, service, and action that positively affects others. Know a high school senior who fits the bill? Encourage them to apply for one of 150 college scholarships worth $20,000 by October 31, 2019, at 5 p.m. ET.

For more details and a link to the application, please visit their website.

 

Horatio Alger Association

As one of the nation's largest need-based college scholarship programs in the country, the Horatio Alger Scholarship Programs specifically assist high school students who've faced and overcome great obstacles in their young lives. While many programs are directed primarily to recognizing academic achievement or leadership potential, the Horatio Alger Association seeks students who've exhibited determination, integrity, and perseverance in overcoming adversity, in addition to having critical financial need.

The online application is open until October 25 for undergraduate scholarships.

For more information about the Horatio Alger Scholarship Programs, please visit their website.

 

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation

Scholarships can open doors for students who aspire to go to college but don't have the funds. The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's College Scholarship Program is an undergraduate scholarship program available to high-achieving high school seniors with financial need who seek to attend and graduate from the nation's best four-year colleges and universities. In addition to the monetary award, Cooke scholars receive comprehensive educational advising, significant cohort-based programming, and graduate school funding, as well as access to a thriving network of more than 2,600 fellow Cooke scholars and alumni.

The Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program application (exclusively through the Common App) closes November 13, 2019.

 

Teach for Texas Loan Repayment Assistance Program

Students, if you are considering a career in education, be aware that there is a loan repayment assistance program for teachers certified in a designated shortage field (ESL, CTE, Math and Special Ed in 2018-19).
 
Use the following link to find out more:
 
 
COLLEGE GREENLIGHT -                     CREATE AN ACCOUNT AND START SEARCHING
 
 
COOLIDGE FOUNDATION 2020 - For Juniors!!
 
This scholarship is meant for applicants in their JUNIOR YEAR ONLY.
Januaury 2020 exact deadline TBD.
Money will be disbursed when entering college Fall 2021.
 
The Coolidge Scholarship is an annually awarded, full-ride, presidential scholarship that covers a student’s tuition, room, board, and expenses for four years of undergraduate study. The Coolidge may be used by recipients at any accredited American college or university. Anyone of any background, pursuing any academic discipline of study, may apply to this non-partisan, need-blind, program.
 
 
WILLIS SCHOLARSHIP 2019-2020
 
The purpose of The Willis Scholarship is to invest in a student who can prove he/she will make a difference in the world by leading with confidence and integrity.
Information available here: http://aprilwillisconsulting.com/
 
AMOUNT: $750
DEADLINE: MARCH 20, 2020
 
How to Apply for the Scholarship:
 
Complete the brief, attached application
 
• Complete the following activities from the book, Overeducated & Under Experienced: Navigating a Saturated Workforce by Dr. April Willis (can be purchased on Amazon for $16.95, Kindle for $9.95, or available by request at your school or CTE center).
 
o Chapter 1: Action Steps 1-5
o Chapter 2: Action Steps 1-9
o Chapter 3: Action Steps 1-6
o Chapter 4: Action Steps 1-8
o Chapter 5: Action Steps 1-5
o Chapter 6: Action Steps 1-2
o Chapter 7: Action Steps 1-3
o Chapter 8: Action Steps 1-3
o Chapter 9: Action Steps 1-3
o Chapter 10: Action Steps 1-3
o Chapter 11: Action Steps 1-4 
 
Each activity response should be typed into a document. Ensure each activity response is appropriately titled with the corresponding chapter number and action step number. Creativity and professionalism is valued. All activities should be saved as one document.
 
Incomplete applications will not be considered for the scholarship award.
The Jackie Robinson Foundation
 
Deadline: Feb 1, 2020, 5 pm ET
 
Criteria:

To be eligible for a Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship, an applicant must:

 

  • Be a graduating, minority high school senior
  • Plan to attend an accredited and approved four-year institution within the United States
  • Show leadership potential
  • Demonstrate a dedication to community service
  • Present evidence of financial need
  • Be a United States Citizen
  • Have a minimum SAT score of 1,000 combined on the math and critical reading sections or a composite ACT score of 21
  • Not possess a degree from a 2 or 4-year college when applying for the scholarship
 
 
TEXAS STUDENT HOUSING - SCHOLARSHIP 2020-21
 
The scholarship is open to students accepted to colleges in Austin, College Station or Denton, Texas, that have NOT signed off-campus housing leases.
 
APPLICATION DEADLINE: JAN 31, 2020
Full or Partial Cost of Off-Campus Housing
 
See the attached pdf for details and application form.
 
FRONTIER COMMUNICATIONS SCHOLARSHIP
 
 
  • Deadline: December 13, 2019
  • Amount: $1,000 scholarship to use toward education expenses
 
How to apply: Write or produce/film a well-crafted elevator pitch explaining why you would be an ideal hire for the job of your dreams. 
Criteria: Entrants must be graduating 2020 high school seniors or enrolled undergraduate students actively pursuing a business-related degree at a university, community college, or technical college located in Texas.
 
  • Application and more information: https://business.frontier.com/blog/pitch-yourself-earn-a-1000-scholarship/
  • Why we are offering this scholarship: As a provider of customized high-speed business internet and phone solutions, Frontier Business genuinely cares about the success of students and the business community. We want to do all that we can to help offset costs and serve as a resource for the business leaders of tomorrow. 
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UT Austin - Applied Research Laboratories - Summer 2020 Paid Internship Program
 
When: June 4-Aug13 2020
$16/hr and the possibility of publishing your summer research.
 
Graduating HS seniors accepted at UT Austin for fall 2020.
Preference given to engineering majors, physics, math and CS.
 
See the attached flyer for more info and to apply
 
ABoR (AUSTIN BOARD OF REALTORS) FOUNDATION 2019-20 SCHOLARSHIP
 
Scholarship are being accepted until Feb 11, 2020 for the class of 2020 graduating seniors.
 
Complete the online application here: Going Merry
 
For more information contact Seunga Yu, scholarship coordinator, foundation@abor.com 
 
 
 
A+ FEDERAL CREDIT UNION SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
 
Awarding $100,000 in scholarships in 2020.
 
Eligibility requirements apply. Learn more at aplusfcu.org/scholarships.
 
Applications for the 2020 A+FCU Scholarship Program are now available. We invite you to share this information with your students and encourage them to apply.
 
For 2020, 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
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.
 
Applications are due by 11:59 pm on Monday, February 17, 2020.