Scholarship Information

Scholarship Information

 
The scholarship information below gets updated frequently, as we receive new information:
 
Check often throughout the year, all the way till the end of the school year!!! (some scholarships have a late spring deadline, and are announced late as well)
 
 
QUEST BRIDGE - NATIONAL COLLEGE MATCH  2017
FULL FOUR-YEAR SCHOLARSHIPS TO TOP COLLEGES FOR STUDENTS WHO:
 
ARE IN TOP 5-10%,
HAVE DEMONSTRATED FINANCIAL NEEDS (FREE LUNCH, LOW-INCOME) AND
HAVE SOLID SAT/ACT SCORES. (1310 / 28+)
 
FIND OUR MORE HERE

Catholic Life Insurance

Deadline: March 1, 2018

 

Each year, we award 35 college or trade school scholarships to graduating high school seniors who have gone above and beyond in their studies and their communities, through a program called the All American Scholar Award Program. Students who receive an All American Scholar Award have been inspired to dedicate their time and efforts to helping others and making a difference in their communities while at the same time excelling academically, and we strive to reward this high level of selfless commitment.


Each scholarship is worth $1,000 and is designed to help offset tuition costs for young Catholic Life members seeking to attend an accredited college or university the fall semester immediately following their high school graduation. Winners are selected based on their community service, scholastic achievement, and a 250-word essay describing their most valuable volunteer experience.

 

Click, download, and complete the document below to Apply.
 
 
 
Texas Student Housing Scholarship
Deadline: January 31, 2018

This scholarship is open to students accepted to colleges in Austin, College Station, or Denton, Texas, that have NOT signed off-campus housing leases.
 
Please note:  Texas Woman's University typically does not permit Freshmen or Sophomore students to live off campus.  The University of North Texas restricts Freshmen from living off-campus as well.  Therefore, scholarships may be limited to upper-classmen at these universities.
 
Click Below to download and print application.
 
University of Texas- Austin
Texas Advance Program
 
Texas Advance programs include the University Leadership Network, Longhorn Pre-College Academy and Presidential Scholars.  Most awards are $20,000 ($5,000 a year for four years); that amount, when combined with other federal and state aid, is enough to pay the entire cost of tuition, fees and books for students with significant financial need.  Students in select programs also get the chance to participate in one or more of the invitation-only academic learning communities.
 
In order to qualify for consideration, students must:
 
  • Submit a complete application for admissions by Dec 1, 2017, for priority consideration.
  • Submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by Dec. 1, 2017 for priority consideration, or no later than March 15, 2018.
 
Click here to apply to General UT Scholarships.
 

Terry Foundation Scholarships

 

The Terry Freshman Scholarship, known as the Terry Traditional Scholarship, is awarded to Texas high school seniors who have been accepted for admission to one of the Terry-affiliated public universities in Texas.  To receive a Terry scholarship, potential Terry Scholars must meet the following criteria:  academic excellence, demonstrated leadership, and financial need.

Read more about it here.

 

Application Process
Applications for the Terry Traditional Scholarship are available only from the universities and are not available from the Foundation.

The University of Texas- Austin
Texas A&M University
University of Houston
Texas State University
The University of Texas- Dallas
The University of Texas- San Antonio
Texas Tech University
University of North Texas
Texas Woman's University
Texas A&M University- Galveston
Sam Houston State University
The University of Texas- Arlington
The University of Texas- El Paso


Interview Process
Terry Scholarship affiliates at each university review applications and nominate candidates for interviews with the Foundation. Read more about the Interview.

TEXAS HIGH SCHOOL AEROSPACE SCHOLARS - OPPORTUNITY FOR JUNIORS!
 
High School Aerospace Scholars (HAS) is a unique program that encourages high school juniors from across Texas to explore the vat opportunities awaiting them in science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields. 
HAS begins with an interactive, online learning experience and culminates in an all-expense-paid visit to NASA's Johnson Space Center during the summer. 
Interested junior are encouraged to apply for the program by visiting: has.aerospacescholars.org
 
For any additional questions, contact: jsc-aeroscho@mail.nasa.gov
 
 
UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA EARLY COLLEGE
 
The University of Alabama (UA) provides high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors with the opportunity to earn college credit from over 80 different online and on-campus courses and earn up to 30 hours of college credit.  
 
25% automatic scholarship for students with a 3.5+ GPA /4.00 since 9th grade. See the brochure below for information on tuition.
BAYLOR UNIVERSITY CARR P. COLLINS SCHOLARSHIP
 
Baylor University annually awards scholarships through the Carr P. Collins Program to students who have demonstrated leadership through service. Collins Scholars are awarded a minimum of $5,200 their freshman year, renewable for 3 additional years. To be considered for the program, applicants must meet all university requirements for unconditional admission: have a minimum combined SAT score of 1310, or 28 on the ACT; have completed a balanced college prep program including history, science and a foreign language; be in the top quarter of their class, and be a resident of Texas. For more information, go to: https://www.baylor.edu/admissions/CarrPCollins
 
Baylor University also has an outstanding scholarship program for National Merit Finalists, as well as other academic scholarships. Find out more at: https://www.baylor.edu/admissions/index.php?id=934970
 
Students are encouraged to use the Baylor Scholarship and Cost Estimator to determine their eligibility for an academic scholarship and receive an estimate of their overall financial assistance at Baylor. https://www.baylor.edu/estimator/
 
 
THE ATHNET SPORTS RECRUITING SCHOLARSHIP
 
Available to undergraduates who were athletes at the high school level. You do not need to be an athlete at the college level.
 
Application deadline: June 1st
Award Amount: $1,000
Eligibility requirements: Former high-school athletes who are enrolled as full-time student at a two or four-year college.
 
See website for application instructionshttps://www.athleticscholarships.net/scholarship-contest.htm
 
 
Grand Canyon University - Phoenix, AZ
 
GCU offers great scholarship opportunities for students who meet admission standards of a 3.0 GPA or 19 ACT or 1000 SAT. Also, students who are accepted into GCU have the opportunity to take a free flight out to visit the campus through Discover GCU.  Grand Canyon is private Christian University that allows out of state students to attend college for the same price as in-state students. For further information, go to: https://www.gcu.edu/
 
 
TILF - Texas Interscholastic League Foundation
 
TILF provides scholarships to students who participate in UIL academic and music competitions, disbursing over $1 million in scholarship each year. About 35% of applicants typically receive awards. 
Requirements are that the student must compete at the state level in a UIL academic contest AND must plan to attend a Texas college or university.
Applications accepted via the TILF website from March 1, 2018 to May 1, 2018. www.tilfoundation.org
If competing in late speech contests, apply by the deadline but submit amendments to trichards@tilfoundation.org
 
GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program
 
The GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program honors the legacy and character of our nation's 40th President by rewarding college-bound students who demonstrate exemplary leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship with financial assistance to pursue higher education. Through the generous support of GE, this national program annually awards $10,000 renewable scholarships to numerous students.

To apply, click on the link: https://www.reaganfoundation.org/scholarships
Applications due Jan 4, 2018
 
 
CALVIN COOLIDGE PRESIDENTIAL SCHOLARSHIP FOR JUNIORS
 

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. Students apply for the Coolidge Scholarship during their junior year of high school. Finalists who are not named Coolidge Scholars are eligible to receive a smaller, one-time, college scholarship.

Application deadline: Jan 24, 2018
 
To find out more and access the application, click on the link: https://coolidgescholars.org/
 
 
WACE - Advancing Cooperative & Work-Integrated Education
 
The Best of Co-op Guide provides informative sources about college level co-op programs. This year the National Co-op Scholarship Program will award 160 merit scholarships, totaling $4.2 million.
 
For general info, see: http://waceinc.org/
 
Students who are admitted to one of the nine institutions listed in the scholarship brochure can apply to one of these scholarships simply by visiting the website: http://waceinc.org/scholarship/index.html
 
Application Deadline: Feb 15th, 2018.
 
AMDA - The American Musical and Dramatic Academy
 
AMDA awards ore than 10million in scholarships each year. Individual annual awards range form $1,000 to $18,000. Scholarships are awarded based on talent, merit, academic excellence and financial need. 
 
Admission to AMDA requires an audition. 
 
For more information, see: https://www.amda.edu/
 
Seton Hall University (NJ)
 
Offers several scholarships for eligible students who submit an application by Jan 15 (Dec 15 for Public Tuition Rate).
 
For a list of scholarships and requirements, visit: www.shu.edu/go/scholarships
 
 
TEXAS FARM BUREAU
2017-18 SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
 
Several scholarships are available. Some are for high school student who have not yet graduated:
 
1. TFB District Scholarship (39 scholarships at $1,000. and 13 at $1,500),
2. TFB Young Farmer & Rancher HS Scholarship (13 at $1,000), and
3. TFB Mitchell Memorial Scholarship (1 at $1,000).
 
This year the scholarship application process is online through a new portal called MyTFB. All scholarship information is available on the website under Youth Opportunities:  http://texasfarmbureau.org/youth/youth-opportunities/
Applications must be submitted online by March 1, 2018. Applicants will be notified of the results by May 1, 2018.
 
AXA SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES  2017-18
 

The AXA Achievementsm Scholarship provides over $1.4 million in scholarships to young people throughout the nation representing all 50 states, Washington DC and Puerto Rico. Students have the opportunity to receive a $2,500, $10,000 or $25,000 scholarship. In addition, for every student who wins a scholarship, a grant in the amount of $1,000 will be made to the winner’s school.

How to apply

Click the link to find out more and access the online scholarship application.

The 2018 program will be accepting applications from September 5, 2017 until 10,000 applications are submitted or December 15, 2017, whichever comes first. Your application MUST be one of the first 10,000 submitted electronically by the deadline date. Apply early!
 
Baylor University School of Education
 
Want to Teach?
 
The School of Education (SOE) will award more than $400,000 in departmental scholarships to undergraduate students for the next academic year.
All School of Education scholarships are available for incoming freshmen through graduating seniors, but students must apply each year.

The SOE awards these primary types of scholarships:

  • Merit-based scholarships are highly competitive and are awarded to students with demonstrated outstanding academic performance at Baylor.
  • Need-based scholarships are awarded to students with demonstrated financial need as determined by a current FAFSA form and other University data.
  • Combination Merit/Need-based scholarships are awarded to students with both high academic achievement at Baylor and financial need (as determined by a current FAFSA form and other University data).
  • The Education Living-Learning Center offers need-based $3,000 scholarships to incoming students and provides priority to Education majors.
  • Distinguished Scholars Day scholarships are awarded through the invitation-only event for prospective undergraduates of high achievement. Participants will submit an essay to apply.
 
HUGG TRUST SCHOLARSHIP
 
  • Are you top 25% of your class?
  • Did you attend junior and senior year at a Williamson County High School?
  • Do you live in Williamson County?
 
If you answered "yes" to all three questions, you are a candidate for the Hugg Trust Scholarship.
 
Go to: www.huggtrust.org for more info
Application deadline: May 1, 2018
 
THE UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON  (Accommodating for Harvey)
 
has extended its Priority Scholarship deadline to Jan 3, 2018.
 
Students who wish to compete for the Academic Excellence Scholarship and the Tier One Scholarship must submit a complete application (including official transcript and test scores) by Jan 3, 2018.
 
Fall 2018 regular application deadline has not changed: June 15, 2018
 
For more info on scholarships, click here:  http://uh.edu/financial/undergraduate/types-aid/scholarships/index
 
TEXAS WOMAN'S UNIVERSITY
 
Terry Scholarship:
Students who exhibit leader skills, have strong academic abilities and have financial need are eligible. Recipients receive a full-ride to TWU and are often able to graduate without accumulating any debt. Application is available in the Pioneer Scholarship System.
President's Leadership Council:
Students who rank in the top 15% of their class and display strong leadership are encouraged to apply. Students who are admitted will receive a $1,500 scholarship renewable for up to 4 years.
 
Priority Deadline: Jan 12, 2018
Deadline: March 15, 2018
 
Check the link for financial aid information: https://www.twu.edu/finaid/
 
TEXAS ENGINEERING FOUNDATION (TSPE)
 
The TSPE and the Texas Engineering Foundation (TEF) will award approximately $100,000 in scholarships to engineering students attending an ABET-accredited university. Student should contact their local TSPE chapter scholarship coordinator to determine if there are specific requirements for applying for that chapter's scholarship.
 
A list of ABET-accredited universities is available here: www.abet.org.
Check with your local chapter coordinator for out-of-state school eligibility.
 
Deadline: submissions must be postmarked by or submitted to your local chapter scholarship coordinator by Jan 19, 2018.
 
Taylor ISD is part of the Travis Chapter.
The coordinator for the Travis Cty Chapter is:
 
Rebecca B. Feldman, P.E.
Jacobs
2700 Bee Cave Road Suite 300
Austin, TX 78746
(512) 732-7532
 
Click on the link to access the scholarship information and application: http://www.tspe.org/?page=Scholarships
 
J.P. MORGAN - FAY T. BARNES SCHOLARSHIP
 
Deadline: Dec 21st, 2017.
Complete and return the attached application to Mrs. Laugier in the counseling office.
 
A campus committee will review senior applications and submit 2 for the final selection by the scholarship Trustee. The Trustee will only consider candidates recommended through the committee process.
 
The scholarship is open to Williamson and Travis county students attending a college or university in the State of Texas. Each high school may submit an application per 200 students or part thereof (For example, a high school class of 225 seniors may submit 2 applications). 
 
Download and complete the application below:
For 2018, A+ FCU is awarding forty-five $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
    who have successfully been admitted into the School 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.
 
Deadline: Feb 5, 2018. To apply, click here.
TEXAS STATE UNIVERSITY - SAN MARCOS - Opportunity for Taylor HS students!!!
 

All freshman scholarships opened in December and will close on April 6, 2018

 

Any student that has applied to Texas State should have been provided a Net ID, whether they have been accepted or not. Students need the Net ID to apply through the B.O.S.S. (Bobcat Online Scholarship System) at the link below.

 

Registering through this link will also pull students into the system to automatically submit their applications for any additional scholarships they might qualify for.    

 

http://www.finaid.txstate.edu/scholarships/boss.html

 

Note that the Manford Scholarship is intended specifically for students attending Taylor or Luling high schools.

 

https://txstate.academicworks.com/opportunities/1479

 

ACET (Association for Compensatory Educators of Texas) Scholarships
 
ACET offers twenty 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.
 
Eligible applicants must submit a completed application that is post-marked by Wednesday, February 10, 2018.
 
Additional information is located at 
 
 
THE RUSSEL MINZENMAYER SCHOLARSHIP
 
The scholarship was created in the memory of Russel Minzenmayer and is intended to aid students who wish to pursue a degree in Natural Resource Management upon graduation from Taylor, Thrall, Hutto, Granger High School or Gateway College Preparatory College.
A degree in Natural Resource Management includes the areas of Game Warden, Fishery and Wildlife Management, Range Scientist, Conservation Scientist, Forestry Environment and Wildlife Biology.
 
Scholarship amount: $500.00 
Deadline: April 6, 2018
 
To apply download and print the application below.
 
 
THE FRESHMAN LEADERSHIP PROGRAM (FLP) at SAM HOUSTON STATE UNIVERSITY (SHSU)
 
For students who have been admitted to SHSU!
 

The Freshmen Leadership Program (FLP) offers 30 incoming freshmen the chance to participate in a rich series of learning opportunities designed to test, refine, and further develop their respective leadership interests and abilities.

Outside of weekly seminars, Freshmen Leaders serve on community service projects and participate in activities on campus.

The benefits of acceptance into the Freshmen Leadership Program include:

 

•   A $600 scholarship for each semester of their freshman year
•   Attendance at Bearkat Camp (SHSU Traditions Camp) with their FLP group free of charge
•   An exclusive group of first-time high-achieving freshmen to begin their Sam Houston journey with
•   A chance to immerse themselves in the SHSU community from day one
•   A unique opportunity to grow outside of the classroom
•   Meeting established and inspiring leaders
•   Developing their own leadership style
•   Leadership and team building training and experience
•   Networking opportunities
•   Lifelong friendships

Requirements for consideration are:

•   Minimum 950 on the SAT and/or
•   Minimum 18 on the ACT or
 
◦   In either instance student must include copy of Official Score Report
•   Maintained a 3.0 GPA or higher on a 4.0 scale
 
  GPA must be converted by counselor and included with official transcript if not automatically calculated on a 4.0 scale
•   Official high school transcript
•   Resume
•   Essay (prompt found on application page)
•   Applicant Info Sheet

Students who meet this criteria and who have been accepted to SHSU should get an e-mail with this information and the link for the application. We would love your help in reminding your top students, and by helping us identify other students who may not have applied to SHSU yet, of this great opportunity before the application deadline of May 11th, 2018.

Website: http://www.shsu.edu/FLP
Application: http://www.shsu.edu/dept/dean-of-students/organizations/freshman/documents/FLP2018Application&InfoSheet.pdf

 
 
JACKIE ROBINSON FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP
 
We are pleased to inform you that the online application for the Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship is now available at www.jackierobinson.org. The JRF application is the vehicle through which more than 4,000 talented young minority high school students apply to become JRF Scholars and carry on the civic-minded legacy of the Foundation’s namesake, Jackie Robinson. 


Eligibility

 

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

Eligibility

 

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
 
DEADLINE: Feb 1st 2018
 
WILLIAMSON COUNTY REALTORS SCHOLARSHIP
 
This scholarship is open to all seniors planning to attend college who need financial assistance.
 
Multiple scholarships of $1,000 each are available.
 
Deadline: postmarked March 23, 2018.
 
To apply download the application below:
 
PWOW PROFESSIONAL WOMEN OF WILLIAMSON COUNTY SCHOLARSHIP (for female students)
 
Professional Women of Williamson County annually awards:
at least 1 $500-$1,000 traditional scholarship, and
at least 1 $500-$1,000 non-traditional scholarship.
 
The traditional scholarship is awarded to a Williamson County female high school student entering her first year of college or a state certification program.
The non-traditional scholarship is awarded to a female resident of Williamson County pursuing a professional degree program or a state certification program.

General Criteria: The scholarships are awarded based on:

o ESSAY: To better understand your educational goals and how this scholarship might help
you achieve them, please write a 750 to 1,000-word essay on leadership—why you think
your life experiences so far have allowed you to exercise leadership first hand, and in
light of those experiences, how your future educational pursuits will enhance your
leadership skills and talents so as to serve the needs of our local and global communities
through your chosen field of study. As part of your essay, tell us what skills,
entrepreneurial endeavors and/or technology you have utilized to exercise and expand
your skills as a team leader, and how the next step in your education will assist you in
further developing those skills.

o Two reference Letters. These can be from education, employment and/or
community service contacts. They must be post-marked by the deadline of this
scholarship. (March 23, 2018)
o A list of prior academic achievements and/or work history
o A list of extra-curricular activities and/or community involvement.
 
Deadline: March 23, 2018
 
For complete information, download the application flyer below:
 
MAGGIE SLOAN SCHOLARSHIP FOR HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS
 
DEADLINE: postmarked March 9, 2018.
 
The local chapter of the Texas Educational Diagnostician Association (TEDA), called the Capitol Area Educational Diagnostician Association (CAEDA) would like to grant a $1000 scholarship. Below is the application for a scholarship for a deserving special education high school student who plans to attend any Post Secondary training education (e.g., welding or cosmetology etc) or College/University.
 
To apply, download the application below:
 
 
REDFIN 2018 SCHOLARSHIP
 
Scholarship Details

 

This $2,500 scholarship is a way for Redfin to help one student on his or her journey through higher education. We’ve received applications from across the country including San DiegoLas VegasChicago and Miami!

Whether you reside on the west coast in Portland and Palm Springs, represent Texas in Austin and Houston or are a proud east coaster in Charlotte and NYC, or call somewhere else in the U.S. home, we want to hear from you!

For the November 1, 2017 to January 31, 2018 session, answer the following question in 300-500 words:

Technology and big data are disrupting nearly every facet of our lives. Amazon disrupted the retail industry, Uber disrupted the taxi industry, and Redfin has disrupted real estate. What industry do you think will be disrupted next, and why?

 

PREPARE YOUR RESPONSE AND COPY IT TO THE GOOGLE FORM APPLICATION BELOW.

 

DOWNLOAD THE APPLICATION HERE.

Science & Engineering Apprenticeship Program - for Students Accepted to UT Austin.

APPLIED RESEARCH LABORATORIES, THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN

ARL:UT is a U.S. Navy sponsored University Affiliated Research Center (UARC) with a
strong commitment to outstanding research, education, and public service. ARL:UT offers
research opportunities in four dynamic research laboratories.

WHO
Graduating high school seniors accepted to UT Austin in the fall are invited to apply. U.S.
citizenship is required, and preference is given to students majoring in electrical, mechanical,
and aerospace engineering; physics; mathematics; and computer science.

WHAT
Apprentices are appointed to full-time paid positions, at $15+ per hour, working on real-
world projects with scientists and engineers.

WHERE
Applied Research Laboratories, J.J. Pickle Research Campus.

WHEN
June 6 through August 16, 2018.

APPLYING IS EASY!
WWW.ARLUT.UTEXAS.EDU/STUDENTJOBS

or email Christy Habecker,
habecker@arlut.utexas.edu
 
 
THE SALON PROFESSIONAL ACADEMY (COSMETOLOGY)
 
FOR MORE DETAILS ON CURRICULUM AND IN-HOUSE SCHOLARSHIP, SEE THE DOCUMENT BELOW. 
 
THE WILLIS SCHOLARSHIP SPONSORED BY Dr. APRIL & MATTHEW WILLIS
 
AMOUNT: $750
DEADLINE: APRIL 6, 2018
 

Qualifications (Eligible applicants must identify with ALL of the following criteria): 

  1. Current high school senior who will be attending a college or university by the fall of 2018
  2. Current GPA of at least 2.60
  3. Currently attending high school in the following cities:
  • Hutto, TX
  • Round Rock, TX
  • Pflugerville, TX
  • Taylor, TX
  • Georgetown, TX
 
Required activities relying on Dr. Willis; book, Overeducated & Under Experienced, must be completed to be eligible for the scholarship. 
 

A free copy of Dr. Willis’ book will be provided to the school  allowing the students to complete their application. The copy rights prohibit making copies of the activities so if additional copies of the book are needed, there are a few different options:

  1. A student can either purchase their own copy from Amazon ($16.95)
  2. A student can either purchase their own copy from Kindle ($9.99)

-or-

  1. The school can purchase discounted copies from us directly to provide to their students. (5 books for $70)
To apply, download and complete the form below, as well as the activities (book will be available soon on THS campus)
 
 
THE FORT HOOD AREA MILITARY FAMILY MEMBER SCHOLARSHIP FUND
 
A special selection committee will nominate applicants based on the student's academic record, school and community activities, essay, and recommendations. Financial need is not considered.
 
DEADLINE: postmarked March 2, 2018
 
For further information, and to apply, see the documents below:
 WELLS FARGO ACADEMIC LEADERS FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM
 
The Wells Fargo Academic Leaders Fellowship Program is a highly selective, full scholarship for Pell-eligible high school seniors. The scholarship will be awarded to 20 high school seniors in 2018, with the intent of promoting their academic excellence and leadership development through college graduation.
 

Selected Fellows will be eligible for up to five years of funding to complete their bachelor’s program. Fellows will receive funding for the full cost of attendance that is not already covered by other financial aid, as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Additionally, Fellows will be paired with a mentor within the field of study and industry that they wish to pursue. 
 
 
The Scholarship Application Process and Timeline
 
The scholarship application opened on Monday, January 15, 2018. All students must complete the Wells Fargo Academic Leaders Fellowship Program application by Wednesday, February 28, 2018, at 5:00 PM PST. Finalists will be invited in March to complete the Finalist Supplement. Recipients will be announced in late-April, and they will attend the inaugural Summer Leadership Summit in Charlotte, NC June 27-July 1, 2018.
 
In order to apply, a student must first create a MyWFALFP Profile. The MyWFALFP Profile is a student's portal for everything related to The Wells Fargo Academic Leaders Fellowship Program, including the application, and – if he/she is selected as a Fellow – all associated support services.
 
Eligibility:
 
To apply, students must be:
  • A high school senior with a Spring 2018 graduation date
  • Pell-eligible, as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • A US citizen, national, or permanent resident
  • In good academic standing with a minimum cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent)
 
Additionally, students must submit either an SAT or ACT score.  
 
Selected Wells Fargo Fellows must enroll full-time, in a four-year degree program, at a US accredited, not-for-profit, private or public college or university. Failure to enroll in the Fall of 2018 will lead to forfeiture of the scholarship. 
 
As part of this intensive co-curricular programming, Wells Fargo Fellows will receive personal and professional development training, access to financial capabilities workshops, mentoring, internship and career exploration, and participate in numerous community engagement opportunities. Fellows must participate in all Wells Fargo webinars and attend the firm's annual Summer Leadership Summits in order to maintain funding eligibility. 
 
 
Texas Telephone Association (TTA) Foundation Scholarship 
 
Guidelines
 
The Texas Telephone Association Foundation (TTAF), a non-profit, philanthropic organization founded to help further the understanding of telephony and advance telecommunications as a career choice, will award six, four-year scholarships.
 
Amount: $2,000 per year.
 
Deadline: March 30, 2018.
 
It is our intention to fully review every application submitted. Therefore, TTA Foundation will accept a maximum of two qualified applications per high school counselor. (For example, if your school has three counselors, you may submit a total of six applications.)
 
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 2018;
 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 2018;
 A completed application postmarked no later than March 30, 2018, 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.
 
See the attached pdf document for further information and the application
 
TRAVIS/Williamson Counties Czech Heritage Society - Scholarship
 
Amount: $500
Deadline: March 19, 2018
 
The Czech Heritage Society of Travis/Williamson Counties has established a $500.00 scholarship to be awarded to a graduating senior of Czech descent.
 
See the document below for criteria and application:
 
 
ZETA PHI BETA SORORITY 2018 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION
 
Amount: $250-$1,000
Deadline: March 3, 2018
 
Criteria:
  • African American Female
  • GPA of at least 2.5
 
For more information and to complete an application, download the document below
 
TEMPLE COLLEGE FOUNDATION - 2018-2019 scholarship
 
Dual Credit students are eligible to apply for Temple College scholarships. The 2018-2019 application is open until April 1. Both current and incoming students are welcome to apply by following the link below and the instructions:
 
 
Amount: ranges from $50 to $1,000
Deadline: April 1, 2018
 
AUSTIN LODGE No. 12 A.F. & A.M.  2018 SCHOLARSHIP
 

The scholarship is open to all residents of Texas and strong preference will be given to candidates who meet the following requirements:

  • Plans to attend a trade school OR a public college or university in Texas
  • Has demonstrated a strong moral character
  • The application of the student’s education will help to benefit our society
For more information and to complete an application, click on the link below.
 
DEADLINE: April 10, 2018
 
 
 
Or download the application here:
 
WILLIAMSON COUNTY RETIRED TEACHERS ASSOCIATION
 
The Williamson County Retired Teachers Association (WCRTA) supports future educators by awarded two (2)  $1,000 WCRTA Aspiring Educator Scholarships to graduating seniors who plan to major in education.
 
DEADLINE: March 31, 2018
 
For complete information and to download the application, click on the link below:
 
 
KIWANIS CLUB OF TAYLOR - 2018 SCHOLARSHIP
 
With more than 600,000 members in more than 80 countries from Kiwanis to Key Club to Circle K and beyond, Kiwanis International brings the world together — one community at a time. Each community has different needs, and Kiwanis empowers members to pursue creative ways to serve the needs of children through local service projects and fundraising.
 
For more information on Kiwanis, click here.
 
Deadline: April 1, 2018
Amount: varies
 
To apply for the scholarship, download the application below:
 
 
2018 CASWELL SCHOLARSHIP FOR HS SENIORS CURRENTLY IN BAND
 
The Thomas A. Caswell and Rebeca Diaz Caswell Memorial Scholarship Foundation was established in 2001 in honor of Thomas and Rebeca Caswell. Thomas and Rebeca graduated in 1990 from A.I.S.D. high schools and were extraordinary students, musicians, and leaders. To honor their memories, this scholarship is awarded to Region 18 and Region 26 high school senior band students who will attend the University of Texas and who excel in four areas: music, leadership, academics, and citizenship.
 
Amount: 2 scholarships of $2,500 each (subject to change)
Deadline: March 9, 2018
 
To complete an application, go to: www.caswellscholarship.org
 
Chaparral Women’s Club 2018 College Scholarships -
scholarship for graduating female students!!
 
Chaparral Women’s Club is pleased to announce that we are sponsoring two (2)
scholarships for Williamson County high school seniors graduating in 2018.
Eligible schools include any public high school in Williamson County. 

This scholarship is intended for use to continue education beyond High School in
the form of a 4-year College or University, Trade School or Community College.
 
Deadline: March 26, 2018
 
To apply, download the document below:
 
AVEDA INSTITUTE 2018 SCHOLARSHIP 
 
Win a full cosmetology scholarship. Here is how:
 
  • Write a 500-word essay about why you are interested in cosmetology and want to pursue your education at Aveda Institute.
  • Visit AvedaInstitutesSouth.edu/scholarship for submission details
  • Deadline for submission is Saturday, March 17, 2018 at 5 pm.
  • If your essay is chosen, you will participate in a fashion show contest Sunday, March 25, 2018 for a chance to win the full paid scholarship.
 
See flyer below for original info:
 
LOU BELL HARRIS GARDEN CLUB 2018 SCHOLARSHIP
 
For Taylor graduates planning to enroll in a college program in horticulture or related fields.
 
Deadline: March 26, 2018
Amount: varies
 
Download the document below to apply.
 
 
RUBY'S RAINBOW SCHOLARSHIP 2018
 
Ruby’s Rainbow awards scholarships to individuals with Down Syndrome seeking higher education, post-secondary or enrichment classes. 
 
The Maudie’s Scholarship Award is up to $10,000 and is awarded to one select applicant per year. This individual is co-selected by Maudie’s after reviewing all scholarship applications. We highly encourage you to submit anything that would help give us a clear vision of your personality, strengths, accomplishments and future goals. 

 

The Warriors for Walt Scholarship Award is up to $7,000 and will be awarded to one select applicant for 2018.

For more information and to download the application, click here.
 
 
TAYLOR LIONS CLUB 2018 SCHOLARSHIP
 
The Taylor Lions Club intends to award two (2) $500.00 scholarships to selected eligible Taylor High School and/or Legacy ECHS graduating seniors who expect to enroll in a college/university, community college, or accredited technical school for the 2018-19 school year. 
 
Amount: $500.00
Deadline: April 13, 2018
 
To apply, download the application form below.
 
TAYLOR AREA BUSINESS WOMEN'S 2018 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION
 
The Taylor Area Businesswomen's organization promotes the enrichment of women who serve their community through their volunteer efforts and provides three (3) scholarships for young women graduates from the Taylor area, including Thrall, Hutto, and Granger.
 
Criteria to be considered include: volunteerism, community service, leadership, and a minimum GPA of 2.4.
 
Amount: $1,000.00 each
Deadline: May 2, 2018
 
Complete information, required items and application are in the document below:
 
THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS (AASA) NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP 
 
We know students are more than a score, and now we are asking them to tell us how.
 
As part of the Redefining Ready! movement, AASA is partnering with Hobsons to offer the 2018 Redefining Ready! National Scholarship. The scholarship contest allows American's graduating high school seniors the opportunity to tell the world how they are college, career, and life ready.
Sixteen (16) scholarships will be awarded to graduating high school seniors, including a grand prize of $5,000. Winners will be based on a 30 second video entry and a short essay (under 250 words) on readiness. Creativity counts but so does honest, authentic and compelling content.
 
Deadline: April 2, 2018
 
For more information and official contest rules, visit www.redefiningready.org/national-scholarship
 
 
 
ROSENTHAL & WADAS, PLLC - 2018 SCHOLARSHIP
 
Rosenthal & Wadas, PLLC, is a criminal defense law firm in McKinney, Texas, that believes in the importance of education as a way to give back to the community. A $1,000 scholarship will be offered to an outstanding student. Special consideration will be given to an undergraduate who is interested in pursuing a career in criminal defense but anyone meeting the requirements and can demonstrate an interested in pursuing a career in law will be considered.
 
DEADLINE: MAY 1, 2018
AMOUNT: $1,000
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Application and scholarship details can be found at through link below:
 
 
TAYLOR CZECH CHORUS 2018 SCHOLARSHIP
 
DEADLINE: MAY 20, 2018
AMOUNT: $500.00
 
The Taylor Czech Chorus has established a scholarship to be awarded to a graduating high school senior of Czech descent.
 
 
Criteria include:
 
  • Graduating 2017-18
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0 on a 4.00 scale
  • Provide documentation of Czech heritage
  • Include a 300-400 word essay
 
For full information and to complete the application, click on the document below:
 
OZARKA NATURAL SPRING WATER 2018 SCHOLARSHIP
 
$10,000 "Every Drops Counts" Earth Science Scholarship Candidate must submit:
  • an application
  • a complete high school transcript
  • a completed essay
  • a signed "General Rules & Guidelines" document
 
Candidates must:
  • Be a US citizen
  • Have a 3.0 or above GPA
  • Have plans to pursue Earth/Environmental Science at an accredited college or university
  • Not be employees or related to employees of Nestle Waters North America or Ozarka Natural Spring Water
 
Deadline: May 25, 2018
 
For complete details and to apply, download the document below.
 
HORATIO ALGER ASSOCIATION OF DISTINGUISHED AMERICANS, INC.
 
Students interested in enrolling in Career and Tech Education for Fall 2018 are encouraged to apply.
Students must meet the following criteria:
 
  • have financial need,
  • have exhibited integrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity,
  • are Pell-eligible,
  • are under 30 years of age, and
  • are US citizens.
 
MAX AMOUNT: $2,500
PRIORITY DEADLINE: JUNE 15, 2018
 
For complete information and to access an application form, go to: 
 
 
BABECO 2018 VOCATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP
 
Graduating seniors who intend to enroll and complete vocational training for either welding or machining are eligible and encouraged to apply.
 
Amount: $2,000
Deadline: April 24th.
 
Return your completed application to Mrs. Fischer or Mr. Bishop on the THS campus
 
MASBA 2018 SCHOLARSHIP ' MEXICAN AMERICAN SCHOOL BOARDS ASSOCIATION
 
All high school seniors of MASBA member districts are invited to apply. A list of MASBA member districts can be found at: https://masbatx.org/members/
 
DEADLINE: APR 23, 2017
 
To apply download and complete the document below: