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Texas Urban Scholarship

$2,000

July 06, 2020

Awards Available: 350

  • Scholarship Description
  • The Urban Scholarship Fund is for Texas residents who are also U.S. citizens, graduating high school seniors, new and/or returning college students attending any accredited non-profit public or independent two- or four-year college/university or technical school. Annual awards are $700 for community college, junior college, and technical college; $1,000 for public four-year college/university; and $2,000 for independent (private) four-year college or university. Funds are disbursed half each semester. Applicants must also demonstrate financial need and have graduated from a high school in the following metropolitan cities: Abilene, Amarillo, Arlington, Austin, Beaumont, Brownsville, Carrollton, Corpus Christi, Dallas, Denton, El Paso, Fort Worth, Frisco, Garland, Grand Prairie, Houston, Irving, Killeen, Laredo, Lubbock, McAllen, McKinney, Mesquite, Midland, Pasadena, Plano, San Antonio, Waco and Wichita Falls. To apply, applicants must complete the FAFSA after March 1st of the year the award is offered. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Scholarship Committee
  • 1140 Empire Central
  • Suite 550
  • Dallas, TX 75247
  • info@txadc.org
  • tel: 214-630-2511
  • fax: 214-631-2030

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Miranda A  on 3/3/2020 12:25:28 PM

I applied for the scholarship to support my financial needs and relieve stress on myself and my mother who is a hard working single parent who is also attending college again. Using this money will allow me to focus on saving up for rent and not have to work so much so I can focus on my school work.

Dakota C  on 1/29/2020 4:11:39 PM

i applied for this scholarship because this will give me a good chance to major into what i want to do. using this money will give me an advantage to do what i need to do like purchase books, supplise, and also housing. i will greatly appreciate it if i can get this scholarship.

sdmcclendon@hotmail.com  on 1/28/2020 10:15:52 PM

Hello, I am a parent that's seeking and returning to school to finish my long time dream. I think this scholarships will be beneficially for me in many ways.

Kayla W  on 1/22/2020 6:38:42 PM

I am currently a 1st time freshman attending a local HBCU and wish to continue my studies in Computer Engineering, unfortunately there are not enough funds available for me to continue. Besides the obvious financial need, I am gentle natured, soft spoken community server whom is the daughter, grand-daughter and great-grand daughter of veterans.

Kayla D  on 7/11/2019 12:50:29 AM

I am currently a Sophomore at Texas Southern University and this scholarship would help me to continue my education here.

Johntriece B  on 7/5/2019 12:27:03 PM

Hello, I rather not tell a quickly written sad story or of my inability to financially support myself. I will however, say that it’ll being great joy to not only myself, but those who said I could do it. With that being said your help will be greatly appreciated and used to further my admiration for those who help others in need. Even if I don’t win thanks for helping others.

Ja'Antae R  on 7/1/2019 8:57:52 PM

I am currently enrolled in The Langston university In Oklahoma. I Graduated from Waller high school in Waller Texas I grew up in a single a parent household, ever since the age of 5 moved a total fifteen times before i reached the Seventh grade. My mother is not the wealthiest or richest women alive but she broke her neck to get me into college. Our funds are low and i am currently working two jobs trying to pay for school looking for chance to better myself. I',m not looking for a hand out or sympathy i just want to be blessed and get the opportunity to win this award, to show the young kids in my neighborhood that if i could do it y'all can too.

Alayna M  on 6/17/2019 9:59:44 AM

I graduated from Mercedes Early College Academy from Mercedes, TX do I qualify for this scholarship?

Colten H  on 6/1/2019 7:45:47 PM

I am currently a college sophomore. If I were to win this scholarship, could I hold off on receiving the reward until I transfer to a university in the fall of 2020?

Octavia W  on 5/29/2019 7:55:43 PM

Greetings, I live in Round Rock, Texas which is North Austin. I graduated from Round Rock High School in 2018. I would like to apply for this scholarship. I am from a single parent household and was apart of the free lunch program in high school. This coming Fall Semester 2019, I will be a Sophomore at Abilene Christian University. Thank you for your time.

Kristin NwAkanma  on 5/15/2019 10:13:23 PM

I WOULD LIKE TO RECEIVE THIS SCHOLARSHIP.

Joseline H  on 5/14/2019 10:01:27 AM

I am a high school junior attending Harmony School of Innovation- Brownsville, and I would like to apply for a scholarship. I would like a scholarship so that can have money to go to the university and become successful.

Gadge S  on 5/9/2019 12:08:14 PM

Does not offer to graduates from Temple High School

Anthony P  on 1/22/2019 10:44:10 AM

I am a high school Senior attending Allen HS in Texas. I moved my Junior year from Crystal Lake, IL. I will be the first in my family to attend a 4 year college. I am the goal keeper on the Varsity Soccer team. My options are open but I hope to attend a college in Texas and reside here after college.

Rachel Laboda  on 9/29/2018 9:17:31 AM

I am a senior in Addison, and I would like to apply for a scholarship next year...going to UT in Dallas. I am the youngest daughter of a deceased Coast Guard Pilot, who died in 2014!?

Savannah H  on 8/20/2018 9:08:33 PM

I graduated in 2013 from Canyon High School outside of Amarillo, does that qualify me?

Khadijah Jones  on 8/10/2018 1:09:15 PM

I live in Baytown, Tx would that work or no? Also how do we show that we are in financial need?

Janay R  on 1/25/2018 6:33:39 PM

I've recieved a scholarship from them while attending UTA you have to fill out the form add your transcript then they will choose from the top GPA's.GOOD LUCK!!!

Letitia H  on 2/16/2017 9:39:52 AM

Does it matter when you graduated? I graduated in 2001 from Dallas honors academy which is known now is Dallas Can! does that matter?

Katelyn G  on 8/23/2016 9:13:23 PM

Can I apply if I live between Frisco and Denton?

Mechelle R  on 9/20/2015 9:06:02 PM

Yes I have applied for this scholarship. I am a Echo Technician and looking forward to continue my education in Health Science. Thank You kindly! Mechelle Ross

Jasmine F  on 8/18/2015 12:55:56 PM

what do i press to sign up for these scholarships?

Ysela N  on 8/2/2015 11:29:09 AM

YES I HAVE APPLIED FOR THIS SCHOLARSHIP. I AM CURRENTLY A REGISTERED NURSE WITH AN ASSOCIATE DEGREE AND WOULD LIKE TO OBTAIN A SCHOLARHSIP TO FURTHER ADVANCE MY EDUCATION. I WOULD LIKE TO RECEIVE MY BACHELORS DEGREE IN NURSING AND WILL WORK TO ACHIEVE THIS. THANK YOU YSELA NAVA.

Mitchell S  on 7/17/2015 2:32:58 PM

I live in the Woodland north of Houston. Does that qualify me?

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