Stars Scholarship Fund awards scholarships annually to academically talented and highly motivated students who intend to pursue full-time undergraduate, graduate or doctoral degrees. Stars Scholarship Fund recipients represent every level of higher education and all fields of study, as we award students of either genders, any ethnicity, religion, and background. Dollar amounts will vary.
All applicants are required to meet the following criteria before applying for our scholarship: Be a U.S. citizen or a legal permanent resident with a permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551; Be a permanent resident (5 or more consecutive years) of and have a permanent South or West Texas address in one of our 30 counties; Have earned/completed at least 12 undergraduate credit hours at a U.S. accredited college or university before applying for the scholarship (Dual and Advanced Placement credits accepted.); Have a minimum college cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.7 on a 4.0 scale; Have completed a high school diploma or its equivalent prior to the Fall of the new academic year; Are enrolled in a U.S. accredited 2 yr. community college (enrolled part-time or full-time) in a degree-seeking program, or a 4yr. university undergraduate program (enrolled full-time) seeking a Bachelor’s Degree, or a university graduate program (enrolled full-time) seeking a Master’s, Law or Doctorate degree.