Texas Scholarships

College price tags can be daunting to students and their families. Luckily, plenty of scholarships and grants are available to those willing to apply for them. By conducting a free college scholarships search at Scholarships.com, you can find the financial aid you need to pay for your education. With information about your state of residence or college location, Scholarships.com can help you find scholarships and grants restricted to Texas students. Below are a few examples of awards you may find at Scholarships.com. For information about additional scholarship and grant opportunities available to you based on state and other criteria, you can conduct a free scholarship search at Scholarships.com.

The TSJCL Lourania Miller & Gareth Morgan Scholarships for High School Seniors
Application Deadlines: June 29, Annually
Two scholarships named for Lourania Miller and Gareth Morgan are awarded annually by the TSJCL and TCA to qualified high school seniors who are planning to continue their study of Latin and the classics while in college. Students who receive this scholarship must take Latin or Greek their freshman year at college. Enrollment in Latin cannot be at a beginning level. Courses in classical [...] More

"I Matter" Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 31, Annually
The VILLA "I Matter" Scholarship will provide tuition assistance to graduating seniors enrolling in an accredited undergraduate program in the fall. The recipients of this scholarship are selected based on the applicant's demonstrated academic achievement, community service involvement, verbal communication skills, resume, and reference letter.
Eligibility:
-Current high school seniors [...] More

AAMA Houston Chapter Health Training Scholarship
Application Deadlines:
The Houston Chapter established a scholarship award and is inviting applications at this time. The purpose of the award is to provide guidance and financial assistance to eligible medical, nursing, dental, pharmacy, osteopathy, optometry, chiropractor and post-doctoral students of Arab Heritage in obtaining elective training at one of Houston's medical institutions.

Eligibility:
-Arab [...] More

ACT Cares Community Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: March 15, Annually
The ACT Cares Scholarship Program is for graduating seniors from high schools in communities surrounding Account Control Technology, Inc.'s offices. An applicant must be a current senior at a high school located in one of the counties listed for the following communities:

Bakersfield, CA: Kern County
Woodland Hills, CA: Los Angeles County
Mason, OH: Butler, Clermont, Hamilton or Warren [...] More

Aimee Melissa Davis Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 15, Annually
The Aimee Melissa Davis Scholarship is awarded to graduating seniors from a Travis or Williamson County, Texas high school living with insulin dependent diabetes.

Scholarship funds are made for tuition and related educational expenses and are paid directly to the educational institution.

Applicants must attach:
-A one-page essay outlining your future plans, extracurricular activities, [...] More

Allen Meyer Family Scholarship
Application Deadlines:
The Dallas Foundation manages a number of scholarships for students with diverse interests. The goal of the Allen Meyer Family Scholarship program is to provide full tuition assistance to students who can demonstrate moderate to significant financial need who wish to pursue an outstanding, intellectually rigorous secondary education at Parish Episcopal School.

Applicants must:
-Be a new or [...] More

Animal Health International Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 01, Annually
From their respective beginnings - Lextron in 1967 and Walco in 1953 - culminating in the merger of two pioneering animal health companies in 2011, Animal Health International, Inc. has created a premier animal health business with more than 100 years of combined knowledge, proven vision, unmatched commitment to the customer and industry expertise. As a
marketer of animal health products from [...] More

APIASF/United Health Foundation Scholarship
Application Deadlines: January 08, Annually
The Asian and Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF) and the United Health Foundation have partnered to provide financial assistance to Asian and Pacific Islander students who plan to pursue a degree that will lead to a career in the health field.

Requirements:
-Be of Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity as defined by the U.S. Census
-Be a citizen, national, or legal [...] More

AQHA Jay Pumphrey Animal Sciences Scholarship
Application Deadlines: December 01, Annually
Many fields of employment are tied either directly or indirectly to the horse industry. Career path scholarships allow students to obtain a degree in areas such as racing, animal science, journalism, communications, therapeutic/adaptive riding and veterinary medicine. Support for students within these fields is imperative to the sustainability and advancement of our industry. Undergraduate, [...] More

Arkansas Single Parent Scholarship Fund
Application Deadlines:
The purpose of the Arkansas Single Parent Scholarship Fund (ASPSF) is to provide supplemental financial assistance to those single parents living in Arkansas who are pursuing a course of instruction that will improve their income-earning potential. Guidelines for the manner in which the scholarship may be used are at the discretion of each scholarship provider.

Eligibility:
-Be a single [...] More

Army ROTC Green to Gold Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: February 01, Annually
Green to Gold Scholarship Option winners receive:
-Tuition or room and board support
-Additional money for textbooks, supplies, and equipment
-A monthly stipend for up to 10 months each school year that increases each year based on your Military Science Class
-Pay for attending the Leader Development and Assessment Course (LDAC) between the junior and senior years of college
-If qualified, [...] More

Army ROTC Scholarships
Application Deadlines:
Start Strong in life – enroll in Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC), the college elective for undergraduate and graduate students that provides unrivalled leadership training for success in any career field. If you have a passion for it, you can find a place to fit in the Army as an officer and get the training you need to turn that passion into a career.The Four-Year High School [...] More

Association of Texas Leaders for Education Scholarship
Application Deadlines: June 01, Annually
This scholarship was established by the Association of Texas Leaders for Education (ATLE) for Texas resident graduating seniors who will be attending a Texas school to pursue a secondary education. The purpose for this scholarship is to promote higher education for Texas students.

Without discrimination toward race or sex, the following eligibility requirements shall apply to candidates for [...] More

Austin Alliance for Women in Media Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
AWM Austin is proud to award scholarships to college juniors and seniors studying media (or related field) at an Austin or San Marcos area university.

Eligibility:
-Complete 75+ hours of college course work by December
-Must not graduate before December
-Minimum 3.25 GPA
-Enrolled as a full-time student (carrying a minimum of 12 hours per semester) at an Austin or San Marcos area [...] More

Barbara Odom-Wesley Spirit of Achievement Scholarship
Application Deadlines: June 08, Annually
This scholarship is named in honor of Barbara Odom-Wesley, the chartering president of the Xi Theta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. This scholarship may be used at any two-year or four-year college or university. Trade, technical, and cosmetology schools are ineligible. Scholarship applicants will be evaluated heavily on the basis of financial need. In order to be eligible for [...] More

Bernie Varnadore Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
Outstanding High School Seniors who have participated in a franchised Dixie Boys Baseball, Incorporated program and plan to pursue undergraduate studies at a college or university may apply. Dixie Boys Baseball, Incorporated programs include Dixie Boys Baseball for boys 13 and 14 years old; Dixie Pre-Majors Baseball for boys 15 and 16 years old; and Dixie Majors Baseball for boys 15 through 19 [...] More

Brook Hollow Golf Club Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
The Dallas Foundation manages a number of scholarships for students with diverse interests. Members of the Brook Hollow Golf Club have established a scholarship program to assist employees of Brook Hollow Golf Club ("BHGC") or their children and grandchildren who desire to pursue higher education but require financial assistance to do so.

Applicants must be:
-Either a current full-time or [...] More

CBC Spouses Education Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 20, Annually
The CBC Spouses Education Scholarship is for students for all majors who are preparing to pursue or are currently pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree full-time at a U.S. accredited college or university.

Eligibility:
-U.S. citizen or have permanent U.S. residency status
-Currently/planning to be enrolled in the upcoming academic year as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student [...] More

CBC Spouses Heineken USA Performing Arts Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 29, Annually
This award is for full-time students with majors in the performing arts including, but not limited to, drama, music, dance, opera, marching bands, and other musical ensembles.

Eligibility:
-U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident
-Currently/planning to be enrolled in the upcoming academic year as a full-time undergraduate student
-Have a minimum 2.5 GPA
-Pursuing a major and career in a [...] More

CBC Spouses Visual Arts Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 29, Annually
The CBC Spouses Visual Arts Scholarship is for students with majors in the visual arts including, but not limited to, architecture, ceramics, drawing, fashion, graphic design, illustration, interior design, painting, photography, sketching, video production and other decorative arts.

Eligibility:
-U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident
-Currently/planning to be enrolled in the upcoming [...] More

CBCF General Mills Health Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 28, Annually
The CBCF General Mills Health Scholarship was established in 1998 as CBC Spouses partnered with General Mills to increase the number of minority students pursuing degrees in the fields of medicine, engineering, technology, nutrition, and other health-related studies. Since the inception of the program, General Mills has invested more than $1,000,000 to underwrite this initiative. The CBCF General [...] More

Celebrate The West Art Competition
Application Deadlines: April 30, Annually
The Western Governors' Association is proud to announce "Celebrate the West", a regional art competition that challenges high school students to create works inspired by their state. Entrants from WGA member states will create original two-dimensional artwork inspired by their state or informed by living in the West. Students may draw ideas from a variety of sources, including state history, [...] More

Champion Scholars Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
Champion Energy is committed to the communities we serve, and to investing in tomorrow. The Champion Scholars program will recognize three qualified scholars for their achievements

Requirements:
-High school senior, planning to attend an accredited two or four-year college degree program
-Minimum of a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale
-Be a resident of Texas, Illinois, Pennsylvania, or New [...] More

Cheryl D. Conkling Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 31, Annually
In spite of Cheryl's lifetime physical hardships of gamma globulin anemia and hearing loss, she acquired a love of
education and music and excelled in them. Cheryl was a brilliant student and graduated Summa Cum Laude in college. The
scholarship, named in her honor, is to support students who have overcome physical hardships and have a demonstrated
love of education.

Scholarships are [...] More

Children of Disabled or Deceased Firemen, Peace Officers, Game Wardens, and Employees of Correctional Institutions Scholarship
Application Deadlines:
The Children of Disabled or Deceased Firemen, Peace Officers, Game Wardens, and Employees of Correctional Institutions Scholarship provide a benefit to the children of eligible persons who have been killed in the line of duty prior to September 1, 2000, or who have been disabled in the line of duty.

Eligibility:
-Apply before the person's 21st birthday (age 22 if a participant in a special [...] More

Church's Chicken Community Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: February 15, Annually
The Church's Partners Foundation, Inc. established a scholarship program to assist high school seniors residing in 16 eligible states who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs. Scholarships are offered each year for part-time or full-time study at an accredited U.S. institution of the student's choice.

Eligibility:
-Be living in one of the following [...] More

City of Houston Public Service Recognition Week Scholarship Essay Contest
Application Deadlines: March 28, Annually
The City of Houston invites Houston area high school seniors at both public and private schools to participate in the annual Public Service Recognition Week Essay Contest. Seniors can earn up to $2,000 for college, gain a deeper understanding about local government and learn about the broad range of career options serving the residents of Houston.

Public Service Recognition Week is observed [...] More

CPS Energy SAFE Program
Application Deadlines: February 19, Annually
Each school year the SAFE program opens application lines to students who are residents of San Antonio and receive gas or electric service from CPS Energy. From the eligible candidates, CPS Energy chooses six high school juniors who are interested in pursuing a college degree in fields related to the energy industry.

The SAFE program benefits students with work experience, scholarship money, [...] More

Dallas Center for Architecture Foundation - Mary Kolb Berglund Traveling Fellowship
Application Deadlines: March 27, Annually
The Mary Kolb Berglund Traveling Fellowship is awarded for traveling studies in architecture: to research, develop, and disseminate knowledge of the built environment.

Eligibility:
-A U.S. citizen or permanent resident
-Resident of Texas
-Registered 4th, 5th, or 6th year student or recent graduate of an accredited architecture program (applicants who are recent graduates must apply within [...] More

Dallas Center for Architecture Foundation - McDermott Traveling Fellowship
Application Deadlines: March 27, Annually
The McDermott Traveling Fellowship is awarded to an advanced architecture student to research, develop, and disseminate knowledge of the built environment. Past projects have included trips to Spain to study Moorish architecture and to Switzerland to study the works of Peter Zumthor.

Eligibility:
-A U.S. citizen or permanent resident
-A resident of Texas
-Registered as a 4th, 5th, or 6th [...] More

Dallas Center for Architecture Foundation - Swank Traveling Fellowship
Application Deadlines: March 27, Annually
The Swank Traveling Fellowship is awarded to an advanced architecture student for research related to the integration of craft and craftsmanship into the built environment. Recent awardees have studied the use of local construction techniques in primary school design in India and adobe construction in the Urubamba Valley in Peru.

Eligibility:
-A U.S. citizen or permanent resident
-A [...] More

Diamonds in the Rough Ministry International Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 03, Annually
The hope of Diamonds in the Rough Ministry Intl. is to empower women down the road of self-discovery and self-worth in Jesus Christ. The Diamonds in the Rough Ministry Intl. Scholarship is for high school senior females who excel in all things, including academics, community service, and extracurricular activities.

Applicant Eligibility:
- Female
- High School Seniors
- Minimum GPA of [...] More

Direct Energy Live Brighter Scholarship
Application Deadlines: September 30, Annually
Here at Direct Energy, we believe in helping our customers live a brighter life through their energy choices. We deliver the tools and technology necessary to help them buy less of what we sell. We also actively support and recognize people and organizations making a positive impact in their world. It's in this spirit that we announce the second annual Direct Energy Live Brighter [...] More

Distinguished Young Bobcat Award
Application Deadlines: March 29, Annually
The Distinguished Young Bobcat Award was created to recognize a graduating high school senior who is accepted and attending Texas State University following their high school graduation. The award honors a track record of academic success, demonstrated campus-wide influence and above-average extracurricular involvement.

Eligibility Requirements:
-Student must be classified as a senior at a [...] More

Dixie Youth Baseball Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 01, Annually
From the very beginning, the leaders of Dixie Youth Baseball knew they wanted to develop a college scholarship program that would help former players obtain a college education. There wasn't much money in the beginning. The first eligible players graduated in 1961, one $500 scholarship and one $250 scholarship were awarded. And from its modest beginning, the scholarship program has grown to an [...] More

Dr. Dan J. and Patricia S. Pickard Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 31, Annually
The Dallas Foundation manages a number of scholarships for students with diverse interests. The Dr. Dan J. and Patricia S. Pickard Scholarship Fund was established at The Dallas Foundation in 2004 to assist African-American male students in Dallas County. Dr. Pickard was an optometrist and founder of the Pickard Eye Clinic. Called "Magnum" by his patients, he believed that if you do something [...] More

Duck Brand Stuck at Prom Scholarship Contest
Application Deadlines: May 31, Annually
The Henkal Corporation's Duck Brand Duct Tape "Stuck at Prom" Contest is open to legal residents of the United States and Canada, including the District of Columbia, but excluding Puerto Rico and the Province of Quebec. This contest rewards individuals for creating prom attire made completely out of duct tape.

Each couple/single entry must include:
-One color photograph (professional or [...] More

Dwaraka R Iyengar PMI Dallas Chapter Area Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 01, Annually
This academic scholarship was developed in honor of Dwaraka R. Iyengar, an outstanding and dedicated volunteer who joined the board in 1998. Dwaraka's key volunteer roles included VP Education, Chapter President, and Past President. It is valued at US$2500 and is open to all students who meets to criteria below. This scholarship is awarded once annually.

Criteria:
- Must be enrolled in or [...] More

Education and Training Vouchers for Youths Aging Out of Foster Care in Texas
Application Deadlines:
The purpose of the Education and Training Vouchers for Youths Aging Out of Foster Care in Texas program is to provide financial assistance annually to help current and former foster youth ages 16 up to 23 to begin, continue or complete post-secondary education and training programs.

Eligibility Requirements:
-Is between the ages of 16 and 21; have a high school diploma or equivalent or is [...] More

Education First Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 18, Annually
Education First has been providing college scholarships to low-income high school seniors for over 20 years. In each of our chapter cities, we select two to three partnership high schools. Students from these schools then compete for the scholarship awards for their city. This offers a better chance to be selected for an interview and ultimately a scholarship award.

Awards can be used for [...] More

EMU National Scholars Program
Application Deadlines:
The EMU National Scholars Program is a four-year award that pays 30 credit hours per year (15 per semester) of out-of-state tuition differential.

Must be a new freshmen or new transfer student with a minimum 3.50 GPA and a resident of a state other than Michigan or Ohio to be considered. Freshmen recipients must live in university housing the first two years of this award.

For more [...] More

Excellence in Character Scholarship
Application Deadlines: June 10, Annually
Take Back Ministries, a 501 (c) 3 organization announces the Tarrant County Excellence In Character Scholarship Award. Under this program, one $500 scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior attending a high school in Tarrant County, in the state of Texas. Children of Take Back Ministries board members are not eligible to apply.

Eligibility:
-Seeking graduating seniors with a strong [...] More

ExxonMobil/LNESC Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 15, Annually
The ExxonMobil/LNESC Scholarship Program recognizes outstanding Hispanic high school seniors who plan to pursue a degree in engineering at U.S. post-secondary institutions.

Eligibility:
-Applicants must reside within the following cities and surrounding areas and meet the following criteria to be considered for a scholarship: Colorado Springs & Pueblo, CO; Miami, FL; Kansas City, MO; [...] More

Family Fellowship Program
Application Deadlines: March 14, Annually
The main objective of our Family Fellowship program is to offer family-like financial and emotional support to college-bound "aging out" foster youth. As part of our family initiative, we will also be a support system for our Fellows and provide things such as mentoring, care packages, summer bonding trips, and more.

In addition to the above mentioned, we will also offer the following [...] More

Fifth Year Accounting Student Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines:
Fifth Year Accounting Student Scholarship promotes the professional and educational needs of the state; increases the number of highly trained and educated professional accountants available to serve the residents of this state; improves the state's business environment and encourage economic development and financial stability; and identifies, recognizes and supports outstanding scholars who [...] More

Fort Worth Scottish Rite Foundation
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
The Fort Worth Scottish Rite Foundation, Inc. (Hereinafter Foundation) is a Masonic Program and is an appendant body to the Fort Worth Scottish Rite Bodies, a Masonic fraternity. The Trustees for the Foundation manage a Charitable Trust, the corpus of which generates funds that are used by the Trustees to fund charitable endeavors such as, a Literacy Program, contributions to the Texas Scottish [...] More

George and Mary Josephine Hamman Foundation Scholarships
Application Deadlines: February 19, Annually
Each Spring, the Foundation awards seventy (70) scholarships to Houston area high school seniors for undergraduate study. The award is $18,000., disbursed over four years, provided the recipient conforms to the requirements set forth in the award. The recipient may select any major at any four year college or university in the United States.

Eligibility:
-High school senior at the start of [...] More

Gorrondona & Associates, Inc./WTS High School Scholarship
Application Deadlines: October 30, Annually
WTS fosters the development of women and girls in the transportation field by encouraging bright new professionals and students to undertake careers in the area of transportation. Studies in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) are critical for this career path, but this requires a significant commitment to education. The Gorrondona & Associates, Inc./WTS High School Scholarships were [...] More

Hellenic Professional Society of Texas
Application Deadlines: December 31, Annually
Each year the Society awards scholarships to qualified undergraduate and graduate full-time students. Applicants are eligible for a scholarship if they are currently attending or have been accepted by a college or university in Texas, have shown excellent scholastic performance in their corresponding field of study, and are of Hellenic heritage. The Society also accepts applications from students [...] More

Hendrick Scholarship Foundation
Application Deadlines: March 18, Annually
We are seeking to come alongside low-income students who persevered to overcome adversity, and who are motivated and academically capable of successfully earning a college degree. We accept up to 15 new students each year. Students must submit the application form and accompanying documentation, including the essay.

Eligibility:
-Be a United States citizen
-Be a recent Plano ISD graduate [...] More

Hirsch Family Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 15, Annually
The Dallas Foundation manages a number of scholarships for students with diverse interests. The Hirsch Family Scholarship was established as a scholarship fund in 2009. It currently benefits dependent children of active employees of Eagle Materials, Highlander Partners, Ascend, Lund, Juice Tyme, Profile Custom Extrusions, Versatex, Trimboard, or any of their majority-owned subsidiaries. [...] More

Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards
Application Deadlines: October 06, Annually
The Youth Awards program is presented by the Hispanic Heritage Foundation (HHF) and its sponsors. Celebrating its 18th year the Youth Awards honors Latino high school students across the nation, we believe the talented Youth Awardees we honor each year are the leaders of today, not tomorrow and their impact will be felt in the classrooms, communities, and the workforce.

Award ceremonies are [...] More

Hispanic Scholarship Consortium Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: February 01, Annually
The Hispanic Scholarship Consortium seeks highly motivated student leaders with a clear vision for their future to apply for the HSC Scholars Program. The program goes beyond traditional services and offers empowerment through scholarship, mentorship and leadership and is open to graduating high school seniors, undergraduates, and graduate students.

Eligibility:
-Be of Hispanic [...] More

Hope Pierce Tartt Scholarship
Application Deadlines:
In addition to any savings you may have put aside for higher education, Texas offers many resources to help you get that two- or four-year degree.

Requirements:
-Students must be United States citizens and have resided in Harrison, Gregg, Marion, Panola, or Upshur counties in Texas for 24 months
-Residence is determined as of September 1 of the school year
-Application must be made [...] More

Jacob Ross Parish Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 01, Annually
Established by Jacob's parents, Kathy and Joe Parish, in memory of Jacob's dream of becoming an agricultural teacher.

Eligibility: Pursuing an agricultural, welding or diesel mechanics degree or certification at a two or four-year program or a vocational technical school. Preference to an applicant seeking a four-year degree in agricultural education with plans to teach or pursue other similar [...] More

Kappa Zeta's Fairrilla E. White Scholarship
Application Deadlines: January 16, Annually
The Fairrilla Emory White Scholarship was established as a tribute to a historic black educator and charter member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Kappa Zeta Chapter. Mrs. White, born in Dallas on Oct. 7, 1898, was to be cited as Dallas' "oldest living teacher of record" however, she passed just two days shy of the award presentation.

An education pioneer, Mrs. White graduated from Dallas' Colored [...] More

Kappa Zeta's Josie Washington Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: January 16, Annually
The Josie Washington Memorial Scholarship is in memory of a very devoted member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Kappa Zeta Chapter. Josie Washington was an educator in the Dallas public schools, who taught much of her career at Lincoln High School. During her life, she belonged to many organizations and volunteered her services wherever needed. Upon her death, Josie Washington left an endowment to her [...] More

Kappa Zeta's Juanita Buchanan Undergraduate Academic Scholarship
Application Deadlines: January 15, Annually
The Juanita Buchanan Undergraduate Academic Scholarship is in memory of a very devoted member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Kappa Zeta Chapter. During her life, she belonged to many organizations and volunteered her services wherever needed. The Kappa Zeta chapter elected to set up a scholarship fund for collegiates to honor her memory to our chapter.

The scholarship is to be awarded to a high [...] More

Kappa Zeta's Stork's Nest Scholarship
Application Deadlines: January 16, Annually
The scholarship is to be awarded to high school seniors or student with a GED who has completed the Storks Nest Education Program through Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., Kappa Zeta Chapter and the Stork's Nest Charity Fund of Dallas, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

Eligibility:
-Must have completed the Storks Nest Education Program through Kappa Zeta, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.
-Must be a [...] More

Kappa Zeta's Technology Scholarship
Application Deadlines: January 16, Annually
The Technology scholarship is to be awarded to high school seniors who exhibits high academic standards and who does not have the technology to be successful at a four-year college or university.

Eligibility Requirements:
-Must be a high school senior residing within Dallas County
-Must plan to pursue post high school studies (four-year college)
-Must have completed at least 10 community [...] More

Kenneth H. Ashworth Fellowship Program
Application Deadlines: February 22, Annually
The Kenneth H. Ashworth Fellowship Program provides financial assistance to students with financial need who are enrolled in graduate programs in public affairs, public service or public administration.

Eligibility:
-Texas residents
-Show financial need
-Be enrolled as graduate students in public affairs, public service or public administration
-Intend to work in Texas after completing [...] More

Korean American Scholarship Foundation-Southwestern Regional Chapter
Application Deadlines: July 08, Annually
The Korean American Scholarship Foundation (KASF) is a non-profit, volunteer-managed organization established to help meet the financial needs of Korean-American students seeking higher education. Specifically, the foundation seeks to assist Korean American students in pursuit of academic and personal achievement, encourage community and civic service as an integral part of leadership [...] More

LNESC Emergency Scholarship Fund
Application Deadlines:
The LNESC Emergency Scholarship Fund is a joint partnership between LNESC & Macy’s to provide financial resources to deserving students facing economic hardship and immediate monetary need that, if not met, could result in an inability to complete classes or a degree program.

Emergency financial need resulting from the following will qualify students for funding: change in family [...] More

LNESC Ford Driving Dreams Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 14, Annually
LNESC and LULAC established the LULAC National Scholarship Fund (LNSF) to help youth in under-served communities make the dream of college enrollment a reality. The Ford Driving Dreams Scholarship Program is intended to assist and encourage high school seniors from the San Antonio and Houston areas to pursue a degree at U.S. post-secondary institutions. The Ford Driving Dreams Scholarship Program [...] More

Mary E. Bivins Foundation Scholarships
Application Deadlines: January 29, Annually
The purpose of the Mary E. Bivins Foundation Religious Scholarship Program is to educate ministers to preach the Christian religion. Scholarships are provided for an upper-level undergraduate or graduate education leading to a Bachelors or Masters Degree in a field that prepares the student to preach the Christian religion. Priority will be given to students intending to serve as pulpit pastors [...] More

Matsuo Bridge Company Ltd of Japan Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 15, Annually
The Matsuo Bridge Company, Ltd. of Japan Scholarship will be awarded to a college junior or senior, or a graduate student pursuing a degree in civil engineering, welding engineering, welding engineering technology, or related discipline.

Eligibility/Requirements:
-Must be 18 years or older
-Must have a high school diploma
-Enrolled at least part-time at an accredited college/university in [...] More

Maximum Independence Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 18, Annually
Recognizing the ever-increasing need for financial assistance to help defray the cost of higher education, Goodwill Industries of Southwest Oklahoma and North Texas, Inc. (GoodwillSONT) will be awarding fifteen scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each in the spring to high school seniors. Our mission is to help people with disabilities and disadvantages achieve maximum independence; it is our [...] More

MetLife Foundation Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 01, Annually
MetLife Foundation was created in 1976 to continue MetLife's long tradition of corporate contributions and community involvement. Since its founding through the end of 2014, MetLife Foundation has provided more than $670 million in grants and $70 million in programrelated investments to organizations addressing issues that have a positive impact in their communities. Today, the Foundation is [...] More

Migrant Farmworker Baccalaureate Scholarship
Application Deadlines: July 01, Annually
The purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial support to a deserving student with a history of migrating for employment in agriculture who has successfully completed one year of college. This support will cover expenses beyond what the youth is entitled to in federal/state and other scholarship assistance. This scholarship is designed to assist the youth in obtaining a baccalaureate [...] More

Mike Lozano Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 12, Annually
This scholarship fund was established in 2013 by family and friends of Coach Lozano. The fund will provide one scholarship annually to a graduating high school senior athlete from the northernmost 26 counties of the Texas Panhandle.

Eligibility
-Graduating high school senior
-Must be a student athlete
-Must have a 2.0 GPA to apply and must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 while in [...] More

NACME Scholars (Block Grant) Program
Application Deadlines:
AT&T is helping NACME bring the Academy of Engineering, a high school career academy program, to high schools in Anchorage, AK; Oklahoma City, OK; Atlanta, GA; Dallas, TX; Kansas City, MO; Milwaukee, WI; and Charlotte, NC. This program is focused on improving skills in math and science for at-risk, underrepresented students. AT&T funding also provides scholarships to students who are pursuing [...] More

NAJA Graduate Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: February 01, Annually
The National Association of Junior Auxiliaries, Inc. (NAJA) was established in 1941 with the purpose of uniting members "to render charitable services which are beneficial to the general public, with particular emphasis on children, and to cooperate with other organizations performing similar services." Today, the growing Association continues the focus of meeting the needs of children and youth [...] More

Natural Resources-Excellence in Education
Application Deadlines: September 30, Annually
The Texas Wildlife Association Foundation (TWAF) and the San Antonio Livestock Exposition, Inc. (SALE) have joined forces to offer five Natural Resource-Excellence in Education Scholarships in the fall. The scholarships will be awarded to five freshmen at Texas universities who are majoring in natural resource related field such as agricultural science, wildlife science, forestry, range science, [...] More

'Nez Muhleman/Doris Kallina Scholarship
Application Deadlines: June 01, Annually
The scholarship is named for Doris Kallina and 'Nez Muhleman, two women who have given their time, energy and resources to promote women's golf in Texas for many years. Both served as Past Presidents of the WTGA and also have long and distinguished legacies with the USGA as volunteers, committee members and officials. Their contributions to the game of golf have benefited countless women and [...] More

NIADA Foundation Regional Scholarships
Application Deadlines: March 18, Annually
The NIADA Foundation proudly sponsors four young men or women each year who have displayed outstanding abilities in education. These students will each receive a $3,500 scholarship to the college or university of their choice. The awards are presented each June of every year at the National Independent Automobile Dealers Association (NIADA) Convention. The following regions are:

-Region I: [...] More

NSHSS Tesoro Youth Leadership Awards
Application Deadlines: February 26, Annually
Tesoro Industries is providing college scholarships for outstanding young leaders. This new scholarship has been launched to encourage young scholars who are leading by example in their schools and communities.

Eligibility requirements include high school seniors graduating in spring who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents of one of the following 19 states where Tesoro does business: [...] More

OutTexas Foundation LGBT Scholarships
Application Deadlines: March 31, Annually
OutTexas Foundation is a non-profit organization that provides scholarships to Texas LGBT and allied students to seek further education. Our mission is to educate and empower the Texan LGBT community by connecting students with financial, organizational, and personal development opportunities to improve themselves and, in turn, our community. The amount of the scholarship will be determined by [...] More

Rebekah Assembly of Texas Irma Gesche Scholarship
Application Deadlines: December 31, Annually
A $1,000 scholarship is available for a Texas resident to attend any accredited two or four year college/university. Scholarship is based on academic ability, community service, personal development, and financial need. Applicant must submit a completed application along with a high school transcript, a typed letter outlining expected goals to be reached as a result of further education, and [...] More

Regions Riding Forward Scholarship Essay Contest
Application Deadlines: February 25, Annually
Of all the African-Americans who have made significant achievements and innovations for our society, is there one in particular who inspires you?

Write about an African-American who has inspired and motivated you. Your essay should, in 500 words or less:
1. Address how an African-American has been an inspiration in your life
2. Discuss the contributions of the African-American individual [...] More

Riding Forward Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 25, Annually
The Black History Month Campaign, "Black History is Our History" begins in January and celebrate the contributions of African-Americans, who move us forward today. In conjunction, Regions is proud to once again offer the Regions Riding Forward Scholarship Essay Contest to high school seniors and college freshmen, sophomores and juniors.

The Regions Riding Forward Scholarship Essay Contest [...] More

Rocky Mountain Coal Mining Engineering/Geology Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 15, Annually
Engineering/Geology Scholarships are given to students looking for a career in the coal industry. There are eight awards, each award is divided and distributed in two years. Winners are also offered an all-expense paid trip to the RMCMI Annual Meeting and Convention in late June where they have the opportunity to meet industry leaders and attend technical sessions.

Eligibility:
-Must have [...] More

Rocky Mountain Coal Mining Technical School Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 01, Annually
This program started in 2007, the Technical Scholarship is a one-time gift to students in technical programs who hope to take their education into the coal industry, where there is a great demand for technical applications.

Eligibility:
-Must be a first-year student at a 2-year technical/trade school in good standing
-Must be a U.S. citizen
-Must be a legal resident of Arizona, Colorado, [...] More

S.H.E. Squared "Future Female Leaders" Scholarship
Application Deadlines: September 01, Annually
S.H.E. Squared is a non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of all women in the areas of Social Responsibility, Health & wellness, Education & Economics. We are glad to announce that this year we will be providing (3) scholarships in the amount of $500 per semester (1st year) to qualified applicants.

Qualifications:
-Female Ages 16 and up
-Must have financial need
-First time [...] More

Sandy Schenker Capell Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
The Sandy Schenker Capell scholarship was created to honor Sandy and her commitment to mentoring and developing young talent. The scholarship will be awarded each year to a Houston area High School Senior interested in a career in media.

The scholarship will be managed and funds raised by the Media Alliance of Houston. The ideal candidate will represent the qualities that Sandy exuded in her [...] More

Sid Richardson Memorial Scholarship Fund
Application Deadlines: March 31, Annually
The Sid Richardson Memorial Scholarship Fund provides scholarships for college and graduate education and post-secondary vocational training for children and grandchildren of eligible retirees and employees of businesses previously owned and operated by Sid Richardson and designated successor companies and organizations. There are no limits to the number of eligible family members who may apply [...] More

Society of Professional Women in Petroluem Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 15, Annually
SPWP provides scholarships to Houston-area high school seniors entering a Texas college. This scholarship promotes young women in need of financial aid. Our scholarship fund is a direct result of our member's dedication to promoting education. All applicants must be female and graduating from a Houston-area high school. Students applying for this scholarship must plan to attend a Texas college or [...] More

Stars Scholarship Fund
Application Deadlines: March 31, Annually
Stars Scholarship Fund awards scholarships to academically talented and highly motivated students who intend to pursue full-time undergraduate, graduate or doctoral degrees. Applicants can attend any accredited college or university of their choosing.

Eligibility:
-Be a U.S. citizen or a legal permanent resident with a permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551.
-Be a permanent [...] More

Student of the Year
Application Deadlines: January 03, Annually
The North Texas Inaugural Student of the Year Campaign is a six-week National initiative in which nominated high school students participate in a fundraising competition to benefit The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS). Selection is based upon an application and interview process. Candidates will raise money in honor of an Honored Hero, someone who is currently battling or in remission from a [...] More

Tall Clubs International Student Scholarships
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
Are you under 21 years of age and about to start college in the fall? If so, you may be in luck! TCI annually awards student scholarship(s) of up to $1,000 each to tall students who are under 21 years of age and attending their first year of college in the following fall.

Eligibility:
-You must be under 21
-You must be entering college in the upcoming fall
-You must also meet the TCI [...] More

TELACU College Success Program Scholarship
Application Deadlines:
Administered by the TELACU Education Foundation, the College Success Program was created in 1983 to develop and empower new generations of leaders in the communities it serves. The Program is funded by TELACU and the generous contributions of our partners - corporations, colleges, and universities, non-profit organizations and individuals - who have joined us over the past 30 years in advancing [...] More

Texas A&M University-Century Scholar Award
Application Deadlines: December 01, Annually
The Century Scholars Program (CSP) is a partnership between Texas A&M University and 108 high schools throughout the state of Texas. Established during the 1999-2000 academic year, the Century Scholars Program is an academic scholarship and retention program seeking to increase the number of enrolled and retained students from under-represented Texas high schools. The program serves as a [...] More

Texas Armed Services Scholarship Program (TASSP)
Application Deadlines:
The purpose of the Texas Armed Services Scholarship Program is to encourage students to become members of the Texas Army National Guard, the Texas Air National Guard, the Texas State Guard, the United States Coast Guard, or the United States Merchant Marine, or to become commissioned officers in any branch of the armed services of the United States. Each year the governor and the lieutenant [...] More

Texas Educational Opportunity Grant Program (TEOG)
Application Deadlines:
The purpose of the TEOG program is to provide grant aid to financially needy students enrolled in Texas public two-year colleges.

To receive an initial award through the TEOG Program, a student must:
-Be registered with Selective Service, or be exempt
-Have a 9 month EFC of no more than $5,088
-Be classified by the institution as a Texas resident
-Have not been convicted of a felony or [...] More

TEXAS Grant
Application Deadlines:
The Texas Legislature established the TEXAS (Towards EXcellence, Access and Success) Grant to make sure that well-prepared high school graduates with financial need could go to college.

To receive a basic initial award through the TEXAS Grant Program, a Baccalaureate student must:
-Be registered with Selective Service, or be exempt
-Have a 9 month EFC of no more than $5,088
-Be classified [...] More

Texas Hospitality Association Poster Contest
Application Deadlines: May 06, Annually
State Representatives are teaming up with the Texas Hospitality Association (THA) to fight underage drinking and to promote alcohol responsibility through a statewide poster contest that will award five graduating high school seniors in educational scholarships. THA will award a scholarships to the top posters conveying the message or theme: "If you are under 21, it's illegal to consume or [...] More

Texas Retired Teachers Foundation Student Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 18, Annually
TRTF awards scholarships to Texas college students pursuing a bachelor's or master's degree in Education. Since the program's inception, TRTF has awarded over $45,000 in scholarship funds. Student scholarship applicants must be a relative of a member of the Texas Retired Teachers Association (TRTA) and should include their official high school or college transcripts with their application. The [...] More

Texas State AFL-CIO Scholarships
Application Deadlines: February 01, Annually
The Texas AFL-CIO is a state federation of labor unions representing 235,000 members in Texas. We advocate for working people - union and non-union alike - in the political and legislative arenas. We provide support for unions in organizing new members and we coordinate a variety of community service, volunteer, and educational programs.

Eligibility:
-Members or children of members of local [...] More

Texas Urban Scholarship
Application Deadlines: July 07, Annually
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 [...] More

The Bounce Energy "BE More" Scholarship
Application Deadlines: June 30, Annually
Bounce Energy is excited to announce its fourth annual "BE More" Scholarship! The scholarship is open to all high school senior and college students who live or attend school in the state of Texas. The $2,500 scholarship will be awarded to three (3) qualifying students. In order to be eligible for the scholarship, students must meet the requirements below, submit an online application, and write [...] More

The David C. Lizárraga Fellowship
Application Deadlines: February 26, Annually
Since 2007, TOYOTA has generously funded The David C. Lizárraga Fellows—an impressive cohort of graduate students. One of only a handful of corporations providing financial assistance for advanced degrees, TOYOTA's investment is helping to ensure that our nation has a well-educated workforce equipped to participate in the 21st-century global economy. While priority is given to applicants pursuing [...] More

The Taylor's Gift Scholarship
Application Deadlines:
The Taylor's Gift Scholarships is presented by employees of NIKE North America Merchandising. NIKE's commitment to provide inspiration and innovation to every athlete now extends to encouraging an "Outlive Yourself" spirit among graduating high school seniors!

Five (5) total scholarships will be awarded. Scholarships will be awarded to three graduating seniors from around the nation and two [...] More

The TCA Gareth Morgan Student Teacher Scholarship
Application Deadlines: October 21, Annually
Student teachers enrolled in a Latin certification program in Texas are encouraged to apply for the TCA Gareth Morgan Student Teacher Scholarship. Undergraduate advisors should inform all student teachers of this scholarship. Applicants must be student teaching in Latin and must be maintaining a 3.00 GPA in Latin or classics, with a 2.85 GPA overall. The monies received will be used during the [...] More

TKE Robert D. Planck Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 15, Annually
Robert D. Planck is a 1967 initiate of Epsilon-Omicron Chapter, University of Houston. He has served on the TEF Board and numerous committees for the Fraternity. In 1992, he was appointed to the Grand Council to fill the Grand Grammateus position, which was then open, and elected as Grand Crysophylos in 1993 and 1997, as Grand Epiprytanis in 1999, and as Grand Prytanis in 2001. Frater Planck has [...] More

Tommy Tranchin Award
Application Deadlines: March 04, Annually
The Dallas Foundation manages a number of scholarships for students with diverse interests. The Tommy Trachin Award was established at The Dallas Foundation to support students with physical, emotional, or intellectual disabilities who have shown promise or passion in a chosen field of interest. Tommy's family wants to recognize his creativity and his refusal to allow his disability to limit his [...] More

Top 10 Percent Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 15, Annually
The 80th Texas Legislature created the Top 10 Percent Scholarship to encourage students who graduate in the top 10% of their high school class to attend a Texas public institution of higher education. Typically, if funding is available, qualifying students who submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or the Texas Application for State Financial Aid (TASFA) by a specific [...] More

Toyota TeenDrive365 Video Challenge
Application Deadlines: March 07, Annually
Learning to drive is one of the coolest times for a teen. But facts have shown it can be extremely dangerous. You have the power to inspire your fellow teens, maybe better than a teacher or a parent can, because you know what messages will be the most powerful. Create a 30-60 second video for your fellow teen drivers that highlights the importance of safe teen driving and you could win a grand [...] More

Toyoya Motor Sales, USA Inc. Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 01, Annually
Toyota's philanthropic focus is education, with a strong emphasis on the environment and safety. In 2006, Toyota U.S.A. contributed $41 million to U.S. philanthropic programs. This includes nationwide grant programs for teachers (Toyota International Teachers Program and Toyota TAPESTRY), scholarships through FFA, Hispanic Scholarship Fund, The College Fund/UNCF, and the Toyota Community Scholars [...] More

Traveler’s Foundation Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 31, Annually
Native American/Alaska Native undergraduate students attending tribal colleges and universities are eligible to apply for both the American Indian College Fund Full Circle Scholarship Program and the American Indian College Fund TCU Scholarship Program.

Minimum general eligibility requirements for both scholarships include:
-U.S. citizenship
-Enrollment in an accredited tribal college or [...] More

U.S. Army Loan Repayment Program
Application Deadlines: June 23, Annually
U.S Army Loan Repayment Program helps servicemen repay qualified student loans. Out of all the service branches, the Army’s CLRP benefits package is typically regarded as the best, since it provides up to $65,000 in lifetime student loan forgiveness. The benefit is doled out on an annual basis, beginning as soon as a Soldier completes his first year of qualifying service, and provided at a rate [...] More

UWANTGAME Leaders in Sports Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 31, Annually
UWANTGAME has long recognized that participation in sports has enhanced leadership skills, academic aspirations, discipline, team work and interpersonal skills, self-confidence and has promoted the value of goal setting. In recognition of how these vital skills contribute to successful and productive community citizens, the organization aims to support the collegiate and academic aspirations of [...] More

Vietnamese American Medical Association of Greater Houston
Application Deadlines:
The Vietnamese American Medical Association of Greater Houston (VAMA-GH) is a non-profit organization for physicians of Vietnamese heritage who live and practice in the Greater Houston area. VAMA-GH is proud to offer scholarships for high school, college and medical students. The goals of the scholarships are to recognize excellence in scholastic achievement, foster interests in serving the [...] More

Vinson & Elkins Scholarship Foundation
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
In addition to receiving a $10,000 scholarship, each V&E Scholar is offered summer internships at Vinson & Elkins, mentoring from V&E attorneys (some of whom are themselves V&E Scholars), and reimbursement for an LSAT preparatory course. V&E Scholars have gone on to the nation's most prestigious universities, and many have attended top law schools. Whether our scholars are in law school, the [...] More

Woman-to-Woman Scholarship
Application Deadlines:
The purpose of this scholarship is to provide a source of education support for women who reside in the South Plains area, who are 50 years of age or older, and find themselves in need of additional education or vocational training in order to obtain employment or to make a needed change in their current employment situation.

Women who are 50 years of age or older and who reside in the South [...] More

Last Edited: July 2016

Texas Scholarships

Latest College & Financial Aid News

Clinton's "Free" College a Bailout of a Failed System?

August 23, 2016

by Susan Dutca

Today, going to college could cost as much as buying a new BMW every year, according to the Wall Street Journal. With ever-increasing college costs ranging between $120,000 and $200,000 (depending on the school), some politicians' higher education reforms are simply a "massive bailout wrapped in the promise of free tuition and relief from student loans." College unaffordability has forced [...]

Ritzy College Dorms by Innovative College Students Too Much?

August 18, 2016

by Susan Dutca

Some dormitory rooms at the University of Mississippi are "worthy of interior design magazines," even on a budget. Photos of two students' room went viral, and some call the décor over-the-top and unnecessary. The majority of the decorations were bought on a budget from stores such as TJ Maxx, Marshalls, Hobby Lobby, Home Goods, Target, Home Depot, and antique stores. Check out the room [...]

Foreign Students to Face Ideological Test for Entry into U.S?

August 16, 2016

by Susan Dutca

Republican POTUS candidate Donald J. Trump proposed establishing an "ideological test" for those entering the United States, as well as temporarily suspending visa processing from areas that are known for "exporting terrorism." If such a program were activated, the screening could potentially impact many students and other nonimmigrant visas and have "major implications" for higher education; the [...]

Follow Us:

facebook twitter rss feed