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E-Scholarship USA! 
www.collegeguidanceconsultants.com 
Please contact your counselor for log-in information.

College for Texans 
www.collegefortexans.com 

College Board 
www.collegeboard.org 

Klein ISD Scholarship & Financial Aid Page
http://www.kleinisd.net/default.aspx?name=sssguide.FinAid 

 

Varsity Tutors Monthly Scholarship Contest
http://www.varsitytutors.com/college-scholarship

  • Amount: $1,000
  • Requirements: Visitors to the Varsity Tutors scholarship webpage are able to vote via social media for submitted entries. Top 5 entries at the end of the month that is chosen, win the scholarship for that month. 
  • See website for more information.



September Deadline
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Davidson College Bryan Scholarship 
www.davidson.edu/Bryan 
 
  • Amount: 30,000 annually 
  • Deadline: September 21 nomination due 
  • Requirements: Outstanding academic records, Strong leadership in the classroom and in a sport. Impact players at the NCAA Division I level in one of the 18 eligible sports. 
  • Follow directions on the website for registration and nomination

Quest Bridge 
http://www.questbridge.org/for-students/ncm-how-to-apply 
 

  • Amount: Full four-year scholarship 
  • Deadline: September 27, 2016 
  • Eligibility: High-achieving, low-income high school senior. 
  • Requirements: Essay and short answers, current high school transcript, 2 letters of recommendation from high school teachers, a secondary school report from a high school counselor, and any available standardized test scores. 
  • Follow directions on the website for registration and application.

Siemens Competition 
https://siemenscompetition.discoveryeducation.com/?utm_source=Discovery%2520Education&utm_medium=LaunchEmail_5.1.15_2015SC&utm_campaign=SC_2015

  • Amount: $1,000-$100,000 
  • Deadline: September 20, 2016 
  • Eligibility: Any student who would like to compete by submitting a research project in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. Individuals and teams of up to 3 are encouraged to apply. 
  • Follow directions on the website for registration and application.

 

October Deadline
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AES Engineering Solutions Scholarship 
http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm 
 
  • Amount: $500 
  • Deadline: October 6, 2016 
  • Eligibility: Scholarships are intended for our future leaders across a wide spectrum of fields of study. This award is available to high school seniors and all students attending a post-secondary educational facility. 
  • Requirements: Students much submit an essay between 500 and 1000 words that answers the question: When you look back on your life in 30 years, what would it take for you to consider your life successful? What relationships or accomplishments will be important on this journey? Essay must be submitted to scholarships@aesengineers.com
  • Follow directions on the website for completion of the application. 

Baker Hughes/Off Shore Technology Conference-Junior Achievement Scholarship
https://www.juniorachievement.org/documents/12623/198533/OTC+Scholarship/b0f33ee9-2f8f-4d06-97ba-90a0624e03f6
  • Amount: $10,000 (8 awarded)
  • Deadline: October 7, 2016 (5 pm)
  • Eligibility: High school senior in the Houston-area, planning to seek post-secondary education in the US and pursue a job in the offshore oil and gas industry, and have financial need. 
  • Requirements: Application 
  • See website for more details


Horatio Alger Scholarship 
https://scholars.horatioalger.org/ 
 
  • Amount: $2,500 each
  • Deadline: Monthly until all 512 scholarships awarded 
  • Eligibility: Have completed high school or plan to complete high school by Spring 2016 with plans to enroll at a non-profit post-secondary institution by fall 2016. Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a career or technical program at an accredited non-profit post-secondary institution in the United States. Demonstrated critical financial need (must be eligible to receive the Federal Pell grant as determined by completion of the FAFSA). Demonstrated perseverance in overcoming adversity. Be involved in community service activities. Be younger than 30 years old. Be a United States citizen 
  • Follow directions on the website for completion of the application.

Horatio Alger Scholarship 
https://scholars.horatioalger.org/ 

  • Amount: $25,000 
  • Deadline: October 25, 2016Eligibility: Eligibility: Any senior who exhibits a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree, demonstrates critical financial need, is involved in co-curricular and community service activities, displays integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity, has maintained a minimum GPA of 2.0, and is a US citizen. 
  • Follow directions on the website for completion of the application.
 
SP Scholarship
http://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_sp_scholarships_8953.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201610&utm_content=b55520abe9f3624f01270116e9a2f103
  • Deadline: October 31, 2016
  • Amount: $10,000 (10 Awards )
  • Eligibility: You must be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US. You must be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico.
  • See website for more details.

VIP Scholarship
http://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_vip_scholarship_9000.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201610&utm_content=b55520abe9f3624f01270116e9a2f103
  • Deadline: October 31, 2016
  • Amount: $5,000
  • See website for more details.

The Wendy’s Heisman Scholarship 
 www.wendysheisman.com 
 
  • Amount: 1,000-10,000 
  • Deadline: October 3, 2016 
  • Requirements: Wendy’s High School Heisman is looking for all types of high-achieving seniors from more than 29,000 public and private high schools within the U.S. We consider young men and women who participate in a wide range of sports as well as school and community activities. 
  • Follow directions on the website for registration and nomination

November Deadline
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Andrew Flushe Scholarship
http://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_andrew_flushe_scholarship_9010.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201610&utm_content=b55520abe9f3624f01270116e9a2f103
  • Deadline: November 30, 2016
  • Amount: - $500 (2 Awards )
  • Eligibility: High school seniors who have been accepted into a college, university, or trade school. Students who are currently enrolled in a college, university, or trade school. You must be a citizen or lawful resident of the United States in order to apply.
  • See website for more details.



The Danforth Scholarship 
 www.danforthscholars@wustl.edu 
  
  •  Amount: Unspecified 
  • Deadline for Nomination: November 15,2016 
  • Requirements: This scholarship is for students interested in enrolling at Washington University in the Danforth Scholars Program. Service and leadership, as well as academic excellence who embraces the challenges of rigorous curriculum. Qualities such as maturity, strong moral character, selflessness, and commitment to the community are highly valued. 
  • Follow directions on the website for registration and nomination


    John M. Belk Scholarship
     
    www.davidson.edu/belk 
     
  • Amount: Renewable scholarship equivalent to the college’s comprehensive fees, 2 special study stipends (up to $3,000 per stipend) to pursue international study and enrichment opportunities. 
  • Deadline: November 7, 2016 
  • Eligibility: Student must be nominated by guidance counselors, heads of school, or principals. Students exhibit intellectual excellence and enthusiasm, integrity, global awareness, and leadership ability and potential. 
  • Requirements: Students must send in recommendation letter, transcript, and phone interviews. By April 1st scholars will be selected. 
  • See website for more information. 

LSU Scholarship Texas Tigers Scholars
www.Lsu.edu/freshmanscholarships

  • Amount: Current value 3,335 per year
  • Deadline: November 15, 2016
  • Eligibility: 3.0 GPA or higher, 26 or higher ACT, 1240 new SAT or 1170 old SAT or higher
  • See website for more details


The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards Program 
 http://spirit.prudential.com%20or%20www.nassp.org/spirit]http://spirit.prudential.com or www.nassp.org/spirit 
 
  • Amount: $1,000, silver medallion, and an all-expense-paid trip with a parent to Washington, DC 
  • Deadline: November 8, 2016 
  • Eligibility: Any student who has engaged in a volunteer activities. 
  • Follow directions on the website for completion of the application.

Shepperd Trailblazer Texas Leadership Award
http://shepperdinstitute.com/events/texas-leadership-forum/leadership-awards/
  • Amount: Not listed
  • Deadline November 11, 2016
  • Requirements: Applicant must go before an independent panel of judges who represent a cross-section of diverse walks of life through the state of Texas. Nominees must demonstrate significant and sustained leadership while exhibiting character and high standards of ethics. Their actions generally have consistent statewide reach and impact.


The University of Georgia Foundation Fellowship
https://www.admissions.uga.edu/Prospective-Students/Tuition-Fees/Scholarships/Foundation-Fellowship-Part-I

• Amount: $19,000 per year, along with travel, mentorship, and research opportunities
• Deadline: November 1, 2016
• Requirements: Apply for admissions and application process
• See website for more details


The University of Georgia Ramsey Honors Scholarship
https://www.admissions.uga.edu/Prospective-Students/Tuition-Fees/Scholarships/Foundation-Fellowship-Part-I
• Amount: $10,000 per year, along with travel, mentorship, and research opportunities
• Deadline: November 1, 2016
• Requirements: Apply for admissions and application process
• See website for more details

December Deadline
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Arkansas Alumni Association Scholarship
www.arkansasalumni.org/FRscholarships

  • Amount $6,500 a year renewable (2 awarded)
  • Deadline December 1, 2016 priority, Final February 1, 2016
  • Eligibility: Incoming Freshmen admitted as a degree-seeking student at University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, 3.60 high school GPA, 
  • Requirements: ACT and SAT requirements shown online, 5 step application process.
  • See website for more information


Footlocker Scholar Athletes
https://footlockerscholarathletes.com/


  • Amount: $20,000
  • Deadline: December 16, 2016 5pm (EST)
  • Eligibility: High school senior who is attending a college or university starting Fall of 2016. Student must be a member of a high school sports team and have a 3.0 GPA or better. ***Student must be nominated by a member of school personnel by December 9th.
  • See website for more details.


George C. brooks Scholarship
http://financial aid.missouri.edu/types-of-aid/scholarships/scholarships/index.php

  • Amount: $7,500 + nonresident fee waiver
  • Deadline: December 1, 2016
  • Eligibility: High school senior enrolled at MU the first semester after high school, member of an ethnic group that is under-represented at MU, minimum ACT composite score of 25 or Old SAT 1200 or New SAT 1130.
  • Requirements: Application and essay futuretigers.missouri.edu/register/brooks
  • See website for more details.


Haraldson Foundation Scholarship: 
www.haraldsonfoundation.org 
 
  • Amount$8,400 annually, renewable
  • Deadline: Must be received by December 15th in the Haraldson office 
  • Requirements: three letters of recommendation, official transcript, two essays. Report of financial information 
  • Eligibility: Need based scholarship. Must have 3.0 or higher GPA to renew each year. 
  • See website for more information



    Make College Happen Challenge

    http://www.makecollegehappenchallenge.com/

  • Amount: 1st place: $15,000, 2nd place: $10,000, 3rd place: 7,500, (7) Finalists: 1,000
  • Deadline: December 31, 2016 5pm (E.T)
  • Eligibility: Tens ages 14-18
  • Requirements: Creatively describe how one can plan to pay for college with a poem, video, photo, son, or essay 
  • See website for more details


NFIB Young Entrepreneur Awards

http://www.NFIB.com/YEA
  • Amount: $2,000
  • Deadline: December 18,2016
  • Requirements: Online application, Essays
  • Eligibility: Any high school senior who owns and operates his/her own small business. Must enter their freshman year at two or four year university, college, vocational/technical institute.
  • See website for more details


Presidential Scholarship—Boston University
http://www.bu.edu/admissions/apply/costs-aid-scholarships/scholarships/
  • Amount: $20,000
  • Deadline: December 1, 2016
  • Eligibility: Extraordinary academic performance.
  • Requirements: All students need to do to be considered is apply for admissions by the deadline. 
  • See website on how to apply. 

Student Voices Scholarship sponsored by Texas Association of School Boards
https://www.tasb.org/Services/Leadership-Team-Services/Events/Winter-Governance-and-Legal-Seminar/Student-Voices.aspx

  • Amount: $1,000
  • Deadline: December 9, 2016
  • Requirements: Must be a current Texas public school senior.
  • See Website for more details.

Trustee Scholarship—Boston University

http://www.bu.edu/admissions/apply/costs-aid-scholarships/scholarships/
  • Amount: Full Tuition
  • Deadline: December 1, 2016
  • Eligibility: Extraordinary academic performance and leadership ability
  • Requirements: Application and essay
  • See website for application and how to apply

University of Dayton Leadership in Service Scholarship 
https://www.udayton.edu/apply/undergraduate/hsprograms/lis_app_form.php
  • Amount:  $2,500 per year for 4 years
  • Deadline:  December 15, 2016 Nominations due
  • Eligibility:  Students must make application to University of Dayton, a top-tier Catholic research university and have outstanding leadership and service.
  • See Ms. Huff-Howard for more information

Wabash Cannonball Houston Scholarship
http://www.k-state.com/WabashScholarshipHouston
  • Amount: $5,000
  • Deadline: December 1, 2016
  • Eligibility: Student must be a high school senior living in the greater Houston area.
  • Requirements: Must be admitted to Kansas State University and have completed a general scholarship application. Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.25. Students must complete the Wabash Cannonball scholarship application.
  • See website for more information.

January Deadline
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Carr P Collins Scholars Program 
www.baylor.edu/admissions/CarrPCollins 
  • Amount: Minimum of $5,000 renewable for three additional years 
  • Deadline: January 31, 2017 
  • Eligibility: Students must be unconditionally admitted to the University, be in the top 25% of their graduating class, have a minimum sore of 1250/1310 (old/new) SAT or a minimum of a 28 on ACT.

 

Cypress Woodlands Junior Forum Founding Members Scholarship
www.cwjuniorforum.org 

  • Amount: $1,000 
  • Deadline: January 13, 2017 
  • Eligibility: Any FEMALE senior who exhibits extraordinary community service, academic performance, and financial need. 
  • Requirements: Completed application and interview process 
  • Follow directions on the website for information on application completion.
Frontier Fiesta 
www.uh.edu/fiesta 
  • Amount: $1,000 
  • Deadline: January 20, 2017 
  • Requirements/Eligibility: Student must be attending the University of Houston in the fall. Official transcript, list of extra-curricular activities and achievements, 500 word essay, 2 letters of recommendation must be sent with the application. 
  • See website for more details and application

GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program
https://www.reaganfoundation.org/education/scholarship-programs/

  • Amount: $10,000 renewable up to $40,000
  • Deadline: January 5, 2017
  • Eligibility: demonstrate at school, at the workplace, and within the community the attributes of leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship; demonstrate strong academic performance (minimum 3.0 grade point average/4.0 scale or equivalent); be citizens of the United States of America;be current high school seniors attending high school in the United States (students living on U.S. Armed Forces base and homeschooled students are also eligible); and plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study toward a bachelor’s degree at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States for the entire upcoming academic year
  • See Website for more details.

The Hunt Leadership Scholarship 
www.smu.edu/huntapply 
  • Amount: Full SMU tuition and fees 
  • Deadline: January 15, 2017 
  • Eligibility: Senior high school student who has exhibited extraordinary leadership in high school, is ranked in the top 25%, has a composite SAT of 1360 on the new SAT, or ACT score of 29 or higher, and has completion of strong college prep curriculum such as AP, IB and honors courses. 
  • Requirements: Student must submit a YouTube Video Statement with their application 

Follow directions on the website for completion of the application 


   
The Martin Luther King Scholar Program—Ithaca College 
http://www.ithaca.edu/mlk/ 

  • Amount: Up to full tuition in aid, with a minimum merit-based scholarship of $25,000 
  • Deadline: January 15, 2017 
  • Eligibility: Academically talented US citizens and permanent residents from ethnic and racial backgrounds that have been historically underrepresented in US higher education. Must apply to Ithaca College by December 1, 2016 for early action. 
  • Requirements: Application, 2 required essays, recommendation from completed by someone who can tell about your leadership academics, and service experiences, interview at Ithaca College. 
See website for more details and application


Mississippi Excellence in Teaching program (METP)
http://metp.org/
  • Amount: Full scholarship for up to 4 years 
  • Deadline: Ole Miss-Priority deadline January 5, 2017, MSU-Priority deadline January 15, 2017 
  • Eligibility: Students applying to the university of Mississippi or Ole Miss wanting to become secondary math or English teachers in Mississippi. Admissions are based on academic achievement, service, experience in education and a passion for teaching. 
  • Requirements: Application 
  • See website for more details and application

Park Scholars Award Ithaca College
www.ithaca.edu/parksholars

  • Amount: Covers the entire cost of attendance (tuition, room, and board) at Ithaca College and includes stipends for living expenses, books, and a one-time computer purchase of $2,500.  Renewable for up to 4 years.
  • Deadline:  January 15th
  • Requirements: Academically exceptional students who have demonstrated deep commitment to service and leadership in their communities.  Three juniors will be selected for the rising junior program in the Spring.  Ten seniors will be selected.
  • See Website for more details.


The Pavilion Partners Fine Arts Scholarships
https://www.woodlandscenter.org/scholarships  

  • Amount: $2,500-$7,500 potentially renewable for $1,000 a year
  • Deadline: January 29, 2017
  • Requirements: Audition either March 21st or 22nd and application
  • Eligibility: Graduating seniors who intend to major in Fine Arts
  • See Website for more details.

Ronald McDonald House Charities US Scholarship Program
https://aim.applyISTS.net/RMHC
  • Amount: Varies
  • Deadline: January 18, 2017
  • Requirements: Role model student in the community with the initiative to fulfill educational goals.
  • See website for details

Shell Federal Credit Union John Garrison Scholarship Award
http://www.sfcuilife.org/files/2017-scholarship-application.pdf

  • Amount: $2,500
  • Deadline: January 14, 2017
  • Eligibility: Must own or establish a Shell FCU account. Must be a graduating senior.
  • Requirements: Application, Essay, Transcript
  • See website for more information and application


Texas Engineering Foundation 
Http://www.tspe.org/?page=Scholarships
  • Amount: Unspecified 
  • Deadline: January 13, 2017 
  • Eligibility: 3.0 GPA or higher, 620 math, 580 reading and writing on the SAT, 29 in math and 25 in English ACT. Enrolled I an ABET accredited engineering program (Visit www.abet.org to obtain a listing), application 
  • Requirements: Application, all required documents-Per Chapter Scholarship Coordinator Megan Siercks, PE, Houston, TX (832)688-9978 
  • Email: scholarships@tpsehouston.org 
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February Deadline
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Calvin Coolidge Presidential Foundation
  • Amount: Full-Ride Scholarship (Covers tuition, room, board and expenses for four years of undergraduate study and leadership training.)
  • Deadline: February 22, 2017 (7:00pm)
  • Requirements: Must be a high school junior.
  • See Ms. Huff-Howard for application


Colorado State University: Triple Crown Awards
http://www.sfs.colostate.edu/scholarships-for-entering-non-resident-freshman

  • Amount: 6,000-10,000 a year
  • Deadline: February 1, 2017
  • Eligibility: High school senior enrolling at Colorado State University Fall of 2017
  • Requirements: application, SAT/ACT score minimums
  • See website for more information


Courageous Persuaders Scholarship
http://courageouspersuaders.com/official-rules/

  • Amount: $3,000 (14 awarded)
  • Deadline: February 11, 2017
  • Eligibility: High school students in grades 9-12
  • Requirements: Application, create a 30/second commercial to warn middle school students about the dangers of underage drinking or the dangers of texting while driving
  • See website for more information


George and Mary Josephine Hamman Foundation Scholarship Program
http://hammanfoundation.org/scholarship-guidelines/

  • Amount: $18,000
  • Deadline: February 17, 2017
  • Eligibility: A senior student with financial need and academic achievement
  • Requirements: Student must complete an application and financial qualification sheet
  • See website and application for more details.


Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo

http://www.rodeohouston.com/Educational-Support/Commitment#Scholarships
  • Amount: Varies by scholarship (Many scholarships available)
  • Deadline Feb 6, 2017
  • Requirements: Vary by type of Scholarship
  • General Eligibility: Must be a US Citizen and TX resident, graduate in 2016-2017 school year, apply and attend a Texas college or university for a bachelor’s degree. The college or university must be accredited by the Southern Asso.of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges and be a non-profit organization. Some scholarships do not require participation in the Livestock Show and some are based on need. 
  • See website for more details


Houston Northwest Chamber of Commerce Scholarship
  • Amount: $1,500 (2 awarded)
  • Deadline: February 13, 2017 (4:00pm)
  • Requirements: Must graduate from an Aldine ISD , Klein ISD or Spring ISD high school in June 2017
  • See Ms. Huff-Howard for application


Houston Relocation Professionals Scholarship
http://www.houstonrelopros.org/page-1458669

  • Amount $2,500
  • Deadline February 15, 20167
  • Eligibility/Requirements: Student who has relocated more than 50 miles and changed schools at some point between grades 9-12 as a result of family relocation. GPA 3.0 or higher
  • See website for more information

Jack and Jill of America, Incorporated

  • Amount: Up to $1,000 (2 scholarships awarded)
  • Deadline: February 3, 2017
  • Requirements: Must be an African American student graduating in the Spring of 2017 enrolled in a high school within the Jack and Jill of America, Inc.—The Woodlands chapter boundary with a 3.0 GPA or higher. Students with athletic scholarships are not eligible. This is a needs based scholarship and is determined by the FAFSA SAR report.
  • See Ms. Huff-Howard for the application.



March Deadline
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The Coolidge Scholars Program

https://coolidgescholars.org/
  • Amount: $2,000 (5 awarded)
  • Deadline: March 2017
  • Requirements: Must be a current high school Junior. Application, essay, resume, and 2 letters of recommendation required.
  • See Website for more details and application


Danny Barrera Memorial Blood Donor Scholarship
  • Amount: $750.00
  • Deadline: March 31, 2017
  • Requirements: Must be a Klein ISD graduate in 2017. Demonstrates a concern for the good of the greater community by either donating blood and/or platelets multiple times or otherwise participating in blood drives or donor recruitment.
  • (Note: Danny Barrera, was an 18 year old senior in Klein ISD when he passed away in May 2007. He was an avid blood donor and his parents have set up this scholarship in his memory.)
  • See Ms. Huff-Howard for application


DMP Servant’s Heart Scholarship
 
http://dmpministries.org/dmp-servants-heart-scholarship/ 
 

  • Amount: $2,000 
  • Deadline: March 11, 2017 
  • Background: Dana Michelle Pettaway was a vibrant youth leader with a desire to serve God, by serving others. This scholarship was funded in her name. 
  • Requirements: Must be a legal US resident attending a high school in Harris County, TX. Must be eligible for graduation in May or June 2017. Min. GPA 2.75 
  • Eligibility: Must have a minimum of 30 documented service hours.
 
The Gilbert & Sullivan Society of Houston Scholarship for Voice Students and Scholarship/Internship for Technical Theater
  • Amount: $1,600 for vocal and $1,600 for Technical Theater
  • Deadline: March 10, 2017
  • Requirements: For vocal or technical theater students from the Houston area attending a college or university elsewhere. 3.0 GPA or higher, letters of recommendation, CD or cassette of vocal performance.
  • See Website for more details and application


Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF)
http://apply.hsf.net/#/

  • Amount: $500-$5,000
  • Deadline: March 30, 2017
  • Eligibility: Must be of Hispanic heritage, US citizen, permanent legal resident, minimum of 3.0 GPA, must plan to enroll full-time in 4 yr university in the fall of 2017. Complete the FAFSA
  • Requirements: Application
  • See website for more information

Houston Asset Management charitable Foundation Scholarship
www.houstonassetmgmt.com/scholarship/info
  • Amount: $10,000 payable in $2,500 increments over the next 4 years and comes with an internship between the junior and senior years.
  • March 31,2017
  • Eligibility: High school senior graduating in 2017, planning to enroll full-time in a bachelor’s degree program at an accredited higher education institution in the fall directly after graduating, pursuing a major in a business field.
  • See website for more information


LSC Promise (Tuition-Free College Scholarship for Lonestar)
http://www.lonestar.edu/Promise.htm

  • Amount: 100% of tuition
  • Deadline March 15, 2017
  • Eligibility: Student must be a resident of Texas and live I the Lone Star College district and qualify for in-district tuition. Must graduate from public or private high school.
  • Availability: Limited to the first 300 qualified applicants for the fall 2017 term.
  • See website for more information

National Society of Black Engineers: Houston Professionals
  • Deadline: March 31
  • Amount: $500-$1,000 annually
  • Requirements: For high school seniors enrolling in an accredited college or university full-time with a STEM related bachelor degree program. Minimum 2.5 on 4.0 scale for GPA, financial need, self-motivated, with 2 letters of recommendation, essay and application.
  • See your counselor for the application.


The OMBAR Aspiring Business Professional
http://www.onlinembareport.com/
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Deadline: March 31, 2017
  • Eligibility: High school seniors in the US pursuing a business related degree program at an accredited post-secondary school or college. See business related fields on website.
  • Requirements: Application is a two-step process. Essay required.
  • See website for more information.

SWE (Society of Women Engineers) Houston Area
https://swehoustonscholarships.wordpress.com
  • Deadline: March 31, 2017
  • Amount: See website
  • Requirements: Scholarship is for female students selecting careers in STEM.
  • See website for more information


Texas Gulf Coast Maintenance and Operations Scholarship
www.gulfcoastmando.org
  • Amount: $1,000 (More than one awarded depending on funds and qualified applicants)
  • Eligibility Must be accepted into an accredited two or four year college or university or a recognized trade school. A minimum of 3 hours in summer session or 12 hours during the spring or fall semester is required. Preferred majors include engineering, architecture, business, education or closely related fields.
  • See website for more information


Windrose Garden Club
  • Amount: $800
  • Deadline: March 31, 2017
  • Requirements: Must be a graduating senior and a resident of Windrose subdivision.
  • See your senior counselor for the application

April Deadline
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The Charles, Lea and Mary Slough Foundation Scholarship
http://www.midland.edu/students/enrollment/charles_lela_and_mary_slough_foundation_scholarship.php
  • Amount: $5,000/year ($2,500 per Fall and Spring Semesters) 5 years renewable
  • Deadline: April 1st
  • Requirements: This is a needs based scholarship for Texas residents entering or enrolled in any college or university in the United States.
  • See Website for more details and application

Houston Northwest Medical Center
  • Deadline: April 12, 2017
  • Amount: Tuition, books and fees for fall 2017 and Spring 2018 semesters
  • Eligibility: US resident , going to an accredited college or university, entering a health, health science, or medical field.
  • Requirements: 2 letters of recommendation, transcript, and application
  • See your senior counselor for more information and return to your counselor by April 12, 2017


iGo Pink Scholarship
  • Amount: 1,000
  • Deadline: April 1, 2017
  • Eligibility: Have an immediate family relative that has been diagnosed with breast cancer in the first year, be a us Citizen, and resident of Houston or surrounding area, accepted into college, willing to share your scholarship story and have a photo shoot.
  • See Ms. Huff-Howard for more information.

Klein Lions Club Founding Members Scholarship
  • Amount: Up to $1,000
  • Deadline: April 18, 2017
  • Requirements: The focus is on Community service for students attending an accredited local school, either a two-year college or trade school in the fall of 2017.
  • See your senior counselor for an application.

2017 Student-View Scholarship Program
www.student-view.com
  • Deadline April 22, 2017
  • Amount $11,000 (one of each $4,000, $1,000, $500)
  • Requirements: plan to attend a 4-year college, community/junior college or career school. No minimum SAT/ACT or grade point average. No essay. No application fees.
  • See Website for more details.


The Vinson & Elkins L.L.P. Scholarship Foundation

http://www.velaw.com/Who-We-Are/Diversity---Inclusion/V-E-Diversity-Scholarships/
  • Amount: $10,000
  • Deadline: April 1, 2017
  • Requirements: This scholarship is for African-American/Black, Asian, Hispanic/Latino, Native American, or Pacific Islander students from the Houston area. Students applying must be interested in a career in law, be in the top 20% standing in their class with a minimum combined SAT score of 1650, and demonstrate financial need to attend college.
  • See Website for more details and application

May Deadline
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ACF Visionary Scholarship
www.AmericanCollegeFoundation.org
  • Amount: $5,000
  • Deadline: May 1, 2017
  • Requirements: Applicant must be currently enrolled as a High School Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, or Senior (2020, 2019, 2018, or 2017); and, must be a United States citizen or eligible non-citizen. Relatives of the American College Foundation Staff are not eligible to apply. Financial need is NOT considered. Open to 9th-12th graders.
  • See Website for more details, application and instructions for essay.

B. Davis Scholarship
www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Deadline: May 22, 2017
  • Requirements: this is a free website developed for the sole purpose of helping students locate and apply for scholarships.
  • See Website for more details and application

Doerre Intermediate School Parent Teacher Organization Scholarship
  • Deadline: May 5, 2017
  • Amount: $500 (2 awarded)
  • Eligibility: Klein Oak class of 2017 student who attended Doerre for a minimum of 2 years may apply.
  • See your class of 2017 counselor for the application.


Grand Slam For Youth Scholarship
http://www.grandslamforyouth.com/pdf/MMGSFYB_Scholarship_Application.pdf
  • Amount: $2,500 (25 awarded from different areas)
  • Deadline: May 4, 2017
  • Requirements: For students who played baseball or softball in their youth in a program. High school senior attending a college or university. 2 letters of recommendation and an interview required for semi-finalists.
  • See Website for application and more details

Ozarka “Every Drop Counts” Earth and Science Scholarship
http://www.nestle-watersna.com/content/documents/pdfs/ozarka_every_drop_counts_application_2017.pdf
  • Amount: $10, 000 (2 awarded)
  • Deadline: May 26, 2017
  • Requirements: Students pursuing degrees at a 4-year college or university in the field of earth/environmental science. 
  • See Website for application.

Texas Hospitality Association
www.TexasHospitalityAssociation.com
  • Deadline: May 5, 2017
  • Amount: $5,000
  • Requirements: 2017 graduating senior design a poster to be used in the fight against underage drinking. Winning poster must convey the message or theme: “If you are under 21, it’s illegal to consume or purchase alcoholic beverages in Texas.”
  • For more information see website.


Texas Interscholastic League Foundation
www.tilfoundation.org
  • Amount:$500-$20,000
  • Deadline: May 12, 2017
  • Eligibility: Student must compete at the state level in a UIL academic contest AND must plan to attend a TX college or university. GPA 2.5 or higher. Graduating in 2017.
  • Requirements: High school transcript, SAT/ACT scores, letters of recommendation, and first 2 pages of IRS 1040 form from parents.
  • See website for more information



June - August Deadline
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Aspiring Fashion Professional
http://www.fashion-schools.org/aspiring-fashion-professional-scholarship-program
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Deadline: June 1, 2017
  • Requirements: For High School seniors in the US who aspire a career in Fashion and: Intend to pursue a fashion related field at an accredited post-secondary school or college and Have a demonstrable record of academic success.
  • See Website for application and more details

Aspiring Nurse Scholarship
http://www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com/articles/2017-aspiring-nurse-scholarship
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Deadline: June 30, 2017
  • Requirements: 500 word essay
  • Eligibility: High school seniors who plan to pursue college education in nursing. Must be in good academic standing and on track to graduate in 2017.
  • See Website for application and more details