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.