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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.ne/cms/one.aspx?portalId=568125&pageId=1983207 



September Deadline

Panther Football

Higgington Post Music Scholarship
www.higgingtonpost.com/scholarship-programs/

AMT: Min: $1000 Max: $4000
REQUIREMENTS:
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Scholarship to those majoring in Music, Music Performance
Contact Michael A Barrios

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Hit the Books Scholarship
www.coffeeforless.com/scholarship

Amt: $500
Awards Available 1
Sept 30, 2017

Submit an essay of no more than 500 words on the subjects of the importance of education in their lives and how the scholarship money will assist the student’s goals. ( bonus points to those who find a creative way to include their passion for coffee within their essay without losing sight of the primary topic)

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My Project Lampus Annual Scholarship
Sept 30,2017
Amt. $500 to 2 students

Essay Topic: One page essay detailing your ideas about the use of multimedia and data visualization in K-12 classrooms. Explore modern teaching methods and propose specific ideas for visual and interactive presentation in K-12 classrooms for improved knowledge retention.

Currently attending accredited US program i.e. high school, college, or university.Good standing at current institution.

GPA of 3.0 or higher
Like or Follow MyProjectorLamps Facebook page.

Submit Application:
ATTN: Scholarship Awards
MyProjectorLamps.com
1000 Lincoln Rd Suite 250
Miami Beach, Fl. 33139

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Reach KFC Educational Grant
https://aim.applyISTS.net/KFCREACH

AMT: $3000
Sept. 28,2017

Qualifiers:
1 .Mgr. -Asst. Mgr.-Shift Supervisor- Team Member at a participating KFC restaurant.
2. I’ve worked at a KFC for at least 6 months
3. I’m currently enrolled in college or I plan to enroll in the next year

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Ship Dig Scholarship
www.shipdig.com/scholarship/

Sept 30 2017
AMT: $1000
Awards Available 2
Requirements:
Submit a 500-1000 word essay about the most interesting item you have ever received in the mail. This can be a letter or postcard, a package or gift, an advertisement, or any other parcel delivered by mail. Explain why this article of ail was so fascinating to you and how it has improved your life.

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Zip Recruiter Scholarship
www.ziprecruiter.com/scholarship

AMT: 1 scholarship for $3000 issued quarterly
Requirement:
Most creative entry about your your home or college town.
250-500 Word essay on one of 3 topics:
Overview of your city and what makes it unique
Overview of the job market that is unique to your city
How zip recruiter can help you find a job in your city

Deadline September 30 2017

October Deadline

Halloween Balloons

AES Scholarship
www.scholarships@aesengineers.com

OCT. 6, 2017
AMT: $500

ESSAY: Submit an essay of between 500 and 1000 words in answer to this 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

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Burger King Scholars
https://Bkmclamorefoundation.Org/Who/We/Are/
www.scholarshipshipamerica.org/burgerkingscholars

AMT: $ 1000 to $ 50,000
October 15, 2017 to Dec.15, 2017
Requirements:
GPA of 2.5 or better
Passionate about serving the community
Be a High School senior, Burger Employee, spouse/domestic partner or child of an employee
Attend a two year or four year accredited university, college or vocational-technical school in the US,
Canada, or Puerto Rico.

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Create Real Impact Scholarship
https://createrealimpact.com/contestrules/

AWARDS AVAILABLE: 13
Amt: $1500
October 6, 2017

CREATE AN ORIGINAL WORK: Create an original work showcasing your idea for a solution or strategy to fix the problem of reckless and distracted driving.
Good360 Sustainability Scholarship

Amt: 1 $1000

Details online at the website
Deadline: October 31,2017



Horatio Alger Scholarship
www.scholars.horatioalger.org

October 25, 2017 deadline
Amt: $6000 to $ 25,000

Requirements:
GPA 2.0 or higher
Be involved in community service
Demonstrate critical financial need( $55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required)
Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree
Be a full time High school student
Be a US Citizen




James W. McLaramore Whopper Scholarship Award
https://bkmclamorefoundation.org/who/we/are/programs/burger-king-scholars-program/application-information/
www.scholarshipsamerica.org/burgerkingscholars

Oct 15 to Dec 15
AMT:$50,000 awarded to top 3 candidates that apply

Requirements:
Citizen of US or Canada
Graduated in past 3 years OR be a full time student who is a senior at a high school OR home school in the US or Canada or Puerto Rico
GPA at least 3.3
Have a minimum ACT Composite score of 25 or a minimum combined SAT score of 1700
Demonstrated an active leadership role in the community service, athletics, and / or similar co-curricular activity such as student government, team sports, fraternal life etc
Students who demonstrate substantial work experience
Students who are applying as a full-time freshmen to a four year accredited college or university that is located in the US and is exempt from taxation under section 501 ( c )(3) of the Internal Rev Code



National Eagle Scout Association
www.nesa.academicworks.com
2 Types: Academic and Merit Scholarships

NESA Academic Cooke Scholarships: $2,500 - $48,000
Based on School and Scouting Participation
Academic performance
Financial need
Must meet minimum SAT or ACT score to apply
Must apply during senior year of high school

NESA Merit Scholarship
Amt: $50,000 (1) awarded
Req: Awarded to one applicant annually who has chosen to pursue a
Career in STEM-related field.
Eagle Scouts only apply beginning their senior year and can apply up until their junior year of college.
Based on school and scouting participation
Community service

Deadline October 31, 2017



Northampton Maintenance Fund
Fred Parrow Scholarship

Amt: $1,000

Eligibility:
Residents of Northampton Maintenance Fund who have graduated or will be graduating from high school to attend an accredited college or training and certification program are eligible.
Good school attendance and a grade average of 85 and above (B, A)
A completed application form
A letter of acceptance from an accredited college or certification program
Three letters of recommendation (teacher, employer or community leader who knows you well)
A recent transcript or report of grades or a recent transcript of course work and grades (if enrolled in a college or training or certification program)

Hand deliver completed application and transcript to:
NHMF/FPS c/o Chaparral Mgmt. Co. Inc.
14550 Torrey Case Suite 650
Houston Tx. 77014
Attn: Northampton Maintenance Fund Board of Directors
9am-12:30 pm and 1:15 pm-5:00pm Monday-Friday

Deadline: October 31, 2017
Scholarship award will be announced Jan. 2018 at the board meeting.




Parking Solutions Scholarship
www.iefa.org

Amt: $1,000
Number 1
Req:
Write a 500-word essay that is original, creative and persuasive on the subject of technology innovation in parking solutions from your perspective as a student. We are interested in learning your opinions about how parking can be more user-friendly, efficient or otherwise enhanced. Try to be concise but your submission may be longer than 500 words.
No GPA
Domestic and International student may apply
Applicants must be enrolled or due to enroll at an accredited
Graduate School
University or College
Vocational School
Technical School
Community College

Deadline: October 15, 2017



S P Scholarship
https://www.scholarshipguidance.com/all_scholarships.php
Amt: 10 $10,000
Requirement:
You must be at least 13 years of age and will enroll in a college or university in the US
You must be a legal resident of the US
Further requirements are listed online at the website.

Deadline: October 31, 2017



Voice of Democracy Scholarship
www.vfw.org

Amt: $30,000
Awards 10
Req: Program is open to students who are in grades 9-12 (on the Nov 1 deadline) who are enrolled in a public, private or parochial high school or home study in the United States and its territories.
Download the Voice of Democracy entry form and brochure to submit your essay to your local VFW

Deadline: Oct 31, 2017





Wendy's High School Heisman Scholarship
www.wendysheisman.com

October 2 2017
Amt: $1000-$10000
90 State Winners rec $1000 scholarship
10 State Winners move on as National Finalists and weekend in NYC
8 National Finalists rec $5000 scholarship
2 national Winners (one Male and one Female) Rec $10,000 scholarship along with national honor and ESPN telecast recognition at the Heisman Mem. Presentation
PLUS the first 1000 applicants receive a $10 Wendy’s gift card.

Requirements:
GPA 3.0 or better
EXCEL on the field
EXCEL in the community




YDI Scholarship
https://www.scholarshipguidance.com/all_scholarships.php
Amt: 1 $1000
Requirements:
Must be a resident of the US
Must be 16 years or older
You must be enrolled in high school, college, or university

Deadline: October 29, 2017


November Deadline

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2018 Student of the Year Application
www.studentseries.org/high-schools/students-of-the-year
Amt: $5000 scholarship to college of his or her choice

Requirements: Participate in a fundraising competition
Enrolled in a public or private school.
Enthusiastic about volunteerism, philanthropy, community outreach.

Application deadline: is Friday Nov 17, 2017



Andrew Flushe Scholarship
https://www.scholarshipguidance.com/all_scholarships.php
Amt: 2 $500 scholarships
Requirements:
Accepted in a college, university or trade school
Citizen or lawful resident of the US.
Deadline: Nov. 30, 2017



Ron Brown Scholarship
Application in the senior office
www.ronbrown.org

Amt: 20+ $10,000 annually for 4 years
REQUIREMENTS:
Excel academically
Show leadership potential
Service to others
Black/African Americans who are seniors at the time of application
Demonstrate a financial need
Application deadline postmark Nov.1 for early consideration
January 9th final deadline to be considered




Children’s Defense Fund-Texas

www.cdftexas.org/programs/bto-pages/
Amt: 5 Scholarships $5000 each and a laptop computer
Access to the Children’s Defense Funds leadership programs and network of Beat the Odds alumni


Requirements:
Houston high school seniors including Liberty County
Overcome tremendous adversity
Achieving academic excellence and aspires to continue education
Demonstrates leadership

Deadline: to apply Nov 30, 2017



James Allen Cox Student Photography Scholarship
https://www.scholarshipguidance.com/all_scholarships.php
Amt: 11 - $2500
Requirements: Taken at least one photography or related art class.
High School students should submit still photographs. 5 digital still images.
For more details look on the web site.
Deadline: Nov 15, 2017



MaryKnoll Scholarship

https://www.scholarshipguidance.com/all_scholarships.php
Amt: 6 - $1000
Requirement: Essay writing. For details look online for requirements

Deadline: Nov. 10,2017



The Meinders Business Leadership Fellows Program
okcu.edu/financialaid.
Nov. 1, 2017 Interviews Nov 15

AMT: Full Scholarship for first time freshmen
Requirements: First time, full time freshmen direct high school matriculate
ACT: Score > 28 (or equivalent)
GPA > 3.50
Business Major only
4-Yr BBA graduation Expectation



Sixt Scholars Program
https://www.scholarshipguidance.com/all_scholarships.php
Amt: 5- $5000
Requirements:
Have a minimum 3.7 GPA on a 4.0 scale
Graduating High school senior
Plan to enroll full time in a 2 yr or 4 yr university
Deadline: Nov 30, 2017



Software Testing Scholarship
www.qasymphony.com/scholarship/
Amt: $1000
Req: Short 500 word essay about why software development and /or
Software testing is important.
HS Students who graduate in 2017 who are accepted into a college or university
Students who are currently enrolled in a college or university

Deadline: Nov 1, 2017



StyleMann Young Professionals Scholarship
head@stylemann.com

Amt: $1800
1 Scholarship
Requirements:
Participants must be students of any educational institution.
Student must write an essay of 1000-1500 words about How the Fashion Industry Changed E-commerce and The Impact On Us. It can be positive, negative or neutral changes.

Deadline: for articles is 11:59 PM November 30, 2017


December Deadline

December

ACT Student Champion Scholarship
www.act.org/readinesschampions

Amt: $500
Requirements:
Must have taken the ACT
Overcome challenges and can articulate education and career actions
ACT score of a 22 on a single test date
GPA 3.0 of greater on a 4.0 scale
A preference will be given to an underrepresented and/or first generation college students

Application deadline: Dec. 31, 2017. Champions will be notified on or before April 2, 2018.



AXA Achievement Scholarship
www.scholarsapply.org/axa-achievement/

Amt: $2,500, $10,000, $25,000
Req: Be a US citizen
Full time student in an accredited 2 year or 4 year college or university
Demonstrate ambition and self-motivation as evidence by outstanding achievement in school
Community or work related activities

Deadline: Dec. 15, 2017 or 10,000 applicants



Barbara Lotze Scholarship
https://www.scholarshipguidance.com/all_scholarships.php
Amt: $2000 (5)
Requirements:
Enrolled in a 2 year 4 year college or University
Pursuing or planning a course of study leading to a career in physics teaching in the high school level.
A Citizen of the US
Deadline: Dec 5, 2017



Boston University Trustee Scholarship
www.bu.edu/admissions/trustee
Amt: Full 4 year, full tuition scholarship to BU
Req: 600 word essay completed online on the common application. Questions are listed there.
A short essay of no more than 300 words to answer the question:
“Something that’s not on the resume”
Give a glimpse of a passion, dream or mental pursuit that absorbs and delights you.
Deadline: December 1, 2017




Dr Juan Andrade Jr. Scholarship
http://scholarshipguidance.com_dr_juan
Amt: (20) $1,000
Deadline: December 29, 2017
Requirements:
5 of 6 required documents must be submitted by December 29th, 2017 at 11:59 PM
Must be enrolled as a full time student in an accredited 2 or 4 year program and verify a need for financial support.




Ethel Hedgeman Lyle Foundation of Texas
https://scholarshipguidance.com_harris_poll_scholarship
Amt: Amount varies
Requirements:
Be a female or male High School senior graduating in the Spring 2017 from a HS in the districts of Aldine, Cypress-Fairbanks. Humble, Klein or Spring
Reside within those districts
Plan to attend a 4 yr college or University
Attend the scholarship awards banquet held in April 2017, if chosen as a scholarship recipient
Deadline Dec 18 2017



The Home Service Club Scholarship
www.hscwarranty.com/
Amt: $2000 1 scholarship

Requirements:
High school seniors who are residents of the US
Post a video responding to the prompt: ”What are you passionate about and why do you want to go to college?”
The video entries are to be 30 seconds to 1 minute in length and should include a short description of what you are passionate about, #HSCWarrantyScholarship and a link to https://hscwarranty.com/
Video must be an original and not taken from any other source.

Deadline: Dec 1, 2017
Winners will be contacted by email



Jefferson Scholars Foundation
www.jeffersonscholars.org
Amt: Merit Based, fully funded scholarship to the University of Virginia
$150,000 for Virginia residents and $280,000 for non- residents.
This also includes enrichment experiences including a six-week foreign travel experience and internship opportunities with our alumni network.

Requirements: Be an exceptional student.
Nomination deadline: is Dec 1,2017



National Space Club Scholarship
https://www.scholarshipguidance.com/all_scholarships.php
Amt: 1 $10,000
Requirements:
Must be a US Citizen
Must be at least senior in high school
Must have the intention of pursuing a career in the STEM fields and plan to attend an accredited school with a preference for those with space related interests.
Can only use the $10000 scholarship towards tuition during the 2018-2019 academic year
Must not have previously spoken at the Dr RobertH Goddard Memorial Dinner
Applicant may apply for any of the scholarships offered by the National Space Club and Foundation (R Scholarship, Keynote Scholarships in the same year but may only win one in the same year.
Deadline: Dec 1,2017




Wabash Cannon Ball Houston Scholarship
www.k-state.com/WabashScholarshipHouston
Amt: $5000 scholarships
Half of the money $2,500 will be paid at the start of the fall 2018 semester, with a requirement to maintain a 3.0 GPA in the first semester at K-State in order to earn the second payment $2500 in spring of 2019
Requirements:
High School Student living in the Houston Area
Must be admitted to Kansas State Univ. and have completed a general scholarship application. (priority deadline Nov. 1)
Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.25 on a weighted or unweighted scale.
Complete the Wabash Cannon Ball Scholarship application to include biographical information, essay, activities, jobs, and special recognition.

Applications must be submitted online by 5:00 PM Friday, Dec. 1, 2017


January Deadline

January

Baylor University-Collin Scholars Program
https://www.baylor.edu/admissions/index.pho?id=872116
Amt: (5) $200, freshman year renewable for an additional 3 years
Deadline :Jan 1, 2018

Requirements:

  • Must rank in the top quarter of their graduating class
  • Have a minimum score of 1250/1310 old/new on the SAT or 28 on the ACT
  • Completed a balanced college preparatory program including history, science and a foreign language
  • Be a bona fide resident of the state of Texas



Coolidge Scholarship

https://coolidgefoundation.org
Amt: Full-ride scholarship

Requirements
2017-2018 Coolidge Scholarship applicants must intend to enroll full-time at an accredited US college or university as an undergraduate for the first time in fall 2019
Must be a citizen or legal permanent residents of the US at the time of application
Applicants can not be the immediate family member of any current employee or trustee of the Coolidge Scholars Program or the Calvin or the Calvin Coolidge presidential Fopundation
Deadline: Jan 24, 2018.



Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavillion Scholarship Committee
www.woodlandscenter.org/scholarships
Amt: Ranges from $2,500 - $7,500
Requirements:
Fine Arts Scholarships are awarded to HS seniors who are majoring in a fine arts program at the college or university of their choice
Deadline: Jan 15, 2018



Cypress Woodlands Junior Forum Founding Members Scholarship
https://www.cwjuniorforum.org/?nd=scholarship
Amt: up to $1,000
Requirements:
The Cypress-Woodlands Junior Forum Founding Members Scholarship is open to all young women regardless of race, color, creed, or national origin.
Deadline: Jan. 12th 2018




First Community Credit Union
www.FCCU.org/scholarships

AMT: 5 $4000 scholarships
REQUIREMENTS:
HS graduating senior committed to attending a college or university.
Must be a member of FCCU in good standing for at least 90 days prior to application deadline
Minimum GPA will be set at 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or 3.5 on a 5.0 scale
Completed application deadline January 6, 2018



GE Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program
https://www.reaganfoundation.org/education/scholarship-programs
Amt: $10,000 of renewable scholarships and up to 40K$
Requirements:
Demonstrate at school at the workplace and within the community the attributes of leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship
Demonstrate a strong academic performance (minimum 3.0 grade point average/4.0 scale or equivalent)

Be a citizen of the United States
Be a current high school senior attending a high school in the US (armed forces, and home schooled students are 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 US for the entire upcoming academic year.
Deadline Jan 4, 2018




The Cypress-Woodlands Junior Forum Scholarship
www.cwjf.org

Amt: $1000
Requirements:
Senior girl
Community Service
Academic Performance
Financial Need
Applications are available online beginning October. The deadline is January 12, 2018
One-on-one interviews will be scheduled as part of the application process.




JCI Senate Foundation Scholarship Program
www.usjcsenate.org/program/scholarship
Amt: $1,000 Numerous

Eligibility:
The organization distributes to schools and school boards of education throughout the state the necessary application forms for determination of the recipients of scholarship grants.
Additional information is included with the application instructions.
Fill out Application and proceed.

Deadline: Jan5, 2018




MIT Think Scholarship

www.think.mit.edu/static_files/THINK

Amt: Grand Prize $500 Second place $300 Third Place $200
Many honorable mentions of projects that were submitted and not selected as finalists.

Requirements:
Submit a proposal for a novel science, technology, or engineering idea.
6 Finalist will be selected for an all expense paid trip to MIT and $1,000 to build their project.
You must be a full-time high school student at the time of your application.
Must be a US resident during the 2017-2018 school year
One submission per applicant
One or two students per project.
See website for details on how to submit your proposals.

Deadline Jan 1, 2018




NACE Foundation Scholarship
https://nace-foundation.org
Amt: 55 $1,000 Awards
Requirements:
Apply online with the general application and submit.
You are then matched to the program that would best suit your needs.
Deadline: Jan, 1 2018



Ronald McDonald’s House Charities Scholarship Program
www.unigo.com/scholarships

Amt: $1,000 Varies: Awards are given annually and non-renewable
See Website for details.

Eligibility: Certified High School Transcript
Deadline : Jan 18, 2018




SmartUp Houston
www.lindalorelle.org
Contact mandi@lindalorelle.org 
713-344-0618
Amt:
Requirements:
Current Junior H S student
Minimum GPA 2.5 (unweighted 4.0 scale)
Eligible for Federal Financial Aid
An ability to overcome unusual circumstances
Apply online




Southern Methodist Univ- Hunt Leadership Scholarship Program
www.smu.edu/Academics/Hunt/Application

Amt: $ 42,000 per year
Requirements
Demonstrated Extraordinary Leadership
Submission of the Hunt Essay and YouTube statement and a completed first-year application for admission to SMU
Rank in top 25% graduating class
Composite SAT 1330 (using the new scoring system) or ACT 29
Completion of a strong college preparatory curriculum, typically including AP courses, IB courses, and honors classes
Students who lack one of the criteria 3, 4, or 5 may be considered if outstanding abilities in other areas are identified in addition to demonstrated extraordinary leadership. Only first-time, full-time, domestic students are eligible for the Hunt Scholarship.



Terry Scholarship-University of Houston
www.TheHonorsCollege.com/terry
Amt: Based on the cost of attendance at the University of Houston and can be applied to the cost of tuition, fees, books, on-campus room and board, and miscellaneous expenses. The package also includes a one –time study abroad stipend of up to $5,000
Requirements
Financial need
A record of leadership in school and community
Strong academic abilities as evidenced by grades and SAT/ACT scores
Meet US and Texas residency and citizenship requirements sufficirnt to qualify for in-state tuition and for federal aid assistance
Graduation from a Texas HS or homeschooled
Resides on campus for the first year
Admissions for fall 2018 to the University of Houston as a full-time entering freshman student




Texas Student Housing Scholarship
www.texasstudenthousing.net
Amt: Over $403,600 in scholarship money awarded

Requirements:
High School Graduating Seniors
Official transcript
GPA SAT or ACT scores
Completely fill out the application is important. Being able to follow directions and complete all requirements will be a factor in awarding the scholarship.
This scholarship can be renewed while in college by keeping at least a 3.0 GPA
Application Deadline: January 31, 2018




University of Houston
http://www.uh.edu/financial/undergraduate/types-aid/scholarship
Go to website for details and eligibility
Priority deadline: Jan 3, 2018
Regular deadline: June 15,2018



Windrose Garden Club
Amt: 2 $800

Eligibility:
HS Senior who live in the Windrose Development
All intended majors and decisions are heavily based upon the essay.
Applications are available in the Senior Counseling Office to those who qualify.
Applications must be post marked no later than March 23, 2018 but will be taken starting in January 2018.


February Deadline

February

Danny Barrera Memorial Blood Donor Scholarship
Jennifer@4Barreras.com
Feb 1- March 31, 2018

AMT: $750 1 student

Requirements:
Be a senior at a Klein ISD high school
Plan to attend an institution of higher learning after graduation
Donated blood or Platelets at least twice at a Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center facility or blood drive or have been involved in blood drives or donor recruitment.
Complete an application form neatly printed or typed
A resume explaining your extracurricular activities, awards, etc
An official high school transcript, which includes the first semester of your senior year


Mail to:
Danny Barrera Memorial blood Donor Scholarship
PO Box 11804
Spring Tx 77391




George and Mary Hamman Foundation Scholarship
www.hammanfoundation.org

Amt: 70 $20,000 Scholarships
REQUIREMENTS:
Financial Need
Academic Achievement
US Citizens graduating seniors of HS after Sept 15th, in these counties:
Brazoria, Chambers, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris, Liberty, Montgomery, and Waller .
All completed applications and requirements must be received no later than 4:00 PM Feb 17, 2018



Ignatian Leaders Scholarship
www.gonzaga.edu/admissions/undergraduate-Admissions/Scholarships/ILS.asp

Amt: $6,000 anually for 4 years to 20 first year students $24,000
Req: Completed application
GPA at least 3.5
Submit an ISL app
Leadership Opportunities
Community service
Academic achievement
Applicants activity resume’ essay
Letters of recommendation
If you meet these criteria and wish to nominate yourself for the scholarship, e-mail Michael Sass@gonzaga.edu and request an application no later than Jan 25, 2018

Deadline: Feb, 2018


March Deadline

March

ASCM National Scholarship ( American Society of Military Comptrollers)
www.asmconline.org
Amt: 9 Awards for $3,000
Requirements:
You need to set up and account if you are interested in the information on this website. To get the requirements and rules for applying for a scholarship, go to the website and set up an account.
Deadline: March 31, 2018



CITY OF HOUSTON EMPLOYEES NEWS ESSAY CONTEST
Public Service Recognition Week Essay Contest
www.cohemployeenews.com/essay-contest
Amt: up to $2,000 for 1st place
2nd place $1,200
3rd place $800
Honorable mentions 2 @ $500 each
Requirements:
Choose a city career and write a 500 word essay about how they would strengthen the city if they were a city employee. Essays do not have to address storm recovery specifically. How employees can make Houston Strong. Contestants must write about a specific career.
Official rules and job descriptions as well as online subscription form can be found on the website.
Deadline: Essays must be submitted online by midnight on Monday, March 19 2018
For more information : Elise.marrion@houstontx.gov
Or 832-393-6132



DELTA SIGMA THETA SORORITY, INC.
NORTH HARRIS COUNTY ALUMNAE CHAPTER
Scholarships@northharrisdeltas.org
Requirements:
African-American high school graduating in 2018
Reside in or attend a school in one of the service areas of the North Harris Co. Alumnae Chapter (Cypress-Jersey Village-Spring-Tomball-and Humble )
Cumulative GPA of a 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale
Candidates must enroll in an accredited College or university for the 2018-2019 academic school year.
You can pick up an application packet in the 2018 office
In addition you will need an Official HS Transcript in a sealed envelope, two recommendation letters, typed essay, professional grade photo, and completed packet.
All completed applications postmarked by the deadline will be screened and evaluated by the scholarship committee.
Evaluations are based on scholastic discipline, personal achievement, narrative statement, community involvement, and interview.

Deadline: MUST be completed and postmarked by March 26,2018




FEEA Scholarship
www.ffea.org/our-programs/scholarships/
Amt: 400 scholarships $5,000 each
Requirements:
Children, step-children and legal dependents of full-or part- time/permanent federal civilian or postal workers employed with the federal government for more than three years, as well as the employees themselves and their spouses.
Comm App application ( download from the website)
HS or college transcripts (unofficial accepted)
Onr academic, professional, or community member recommendation
An Essay
A list of community service, Awards, and Extracurricular Activities
Copy of federal employee sponsors current SF-50 (not required for retired NARFE members)
More submission information and application requirements as well as the application form, are available at the website
Deadline : March 21, 2018



GRHS Scholarship
www.grhs.org
Award Amt: 5 Awards of $1,000 each
Requirements:
Essay Contest: Giant Steppes Toward Freedom
The subject of the paper must be directly related to German Russian history, heritage or culture, and be the contestant’s original work. May include any and all aspects of German-Russian heritage uncluding
Cultural Anthropology of the German-russian
Historical analysis of the reasons for the Diaspora of the German-Russians
German- Russian history in the Americas and Canada
These are just a few of the topics. For a full list please see the website and the formatting, criteria, and other creative writing criteria for submitting an entry.
Contestants do not have to be of German or Russian ethnicity.
Official Entry Essay Contestant Form is available online at the website.
Deadline: Postmarked March31, 2018




High School Army ROTC National Merit Scholarship

www.goarmy.com/

Amt: Can be awarded a 3 or 4 year scholarship
Covers full tuition and mandatory fees
3 year covers only 3 years of college
4 year covers 4 years full tuition+fees, book stipend and monthly stipend.
The book allowance is $1200 per year and receive a monthly tax free stipend scholarship awardees.
Depending on your level in the Army ROTC curriculum you are provided a monthly living allowance:
1 yr =$300 per month
2 yr=$350 per month
3 yr=$450 per month
4 yr=$500

Requirements:
US citizen
Between the ages of 17-26
High school GPA of at least 2.50
High School Diploma or equivalent
Score of 920 on the SAT or 19 on ACT
Meet Physical standards
Agree to accept a commission and serve in the Army on Active Duty or in a reserve component( Army Reserve or Army National Guard)

Deadline: There are three boards held annually October January and March. Interviews are conducted at a local Army ROTC program or school prior to being eligible.



Operation Prevention Video Challenge
www.operationprevention.com/challenge
Amt:
1St Prize $10,000
2ND Prize $ 5,000
3rd Place $1,000
Requirements:
In order to raise awareness about the dangers of opioid misuse, create a 30-60 second Public Service Announcement aimed to reach other teens about this widespread issue. Suggested themes are:
The impact of opioids on the body and brain
In Memory of
Advocacy
Awareness
Inform
Educate
Make you video impact your friends and other teens in the United States.
If they would watch just one video that would make them think twice about miss-use of Opioids it would be your video about ?
Further details on submission of your video is on the website.
Questions: email OperationPrevention@discovery.com
Deadline: March 20, 2018



Paul Mills Scholarship
www.financialpro.org
Awards: 6 Awards at $1,000 each.
Requirements
A US Citizen or legal resident
Full or part time student enrolled or accepted to an undergraduate college or university program
pursuing a course of study in financial service field
demonstrate a financial need with FASFA or Student Aid SAR
Write a short essay (500 ) words describing why you wish to pursue an education in the financial service and why the scholarship is important to you.
Application online as well as all pertinent information not listed here.
Deadline: March 30, 2018 at 11:59 PM ET




TACO BELL FOUNDATION’S LIVE MAS SCHOLARSHIP
www.tacobellfoundation.org/live-mas-scholarship
Amt: Millions of dollars given out yearly in ongoing scholarships
Average amt. to be awarded is :$2,500 - $ 25,000
Requirements:
Showcase your passion.
Create an account and submit a video (2 minutes or less in length) that tells us the story of your life’s passion. It could be a short film, animation or just a simple testimonial. This is not a video contest but we want you to show us what your passion is and why you should be considered for the scholarship.
Application is online
Deadline: March 18, 2018




Texas Telephone Association
www.tta.org
Amt: 6 finalists being awarded $2000 per year of college

Requirements:
US citizen
Graduating from a Texas HS no later than June 2018
Planning to attend a Texas College/University and an acceptance Letter from that school.
Completed application post marked no later than 3/30/2018
Letter of Acceptance Student Aid Report
COMPLETE all paper work
GPA 3.0 or higher
Special consideration to students
Application may be downloaded from the website or printed out in the Class of 2018 office, ask Mrs. Marr
Deadline: March 30, 2018




USPAACC Scholarships: Major Corporations have established their scholarships with this group including:
www.uspaacc.com/program/college-scholarships

Ampcus Hallmark Scholarship (2)
Cynet Systems Inc. Hallmark Scholarship
Home Depot Hallmark Scholarship
UPS Hallmark Scholarships (2)
Bruce Lee Foundation Hallmark Scholarship
Hilton Hallmark Scholarship
PepsiCo Hallmark Scholarship (2)
Requirements:
16 yearsof age or older at the time of application
High School Senior
Of Asian Pacific Island Heritage ( except the Bruce Lee Scholarship)
A citizen or permanent resident of the USA
Beginning full time study at an accredited post-secondary educational institution in the United States in the Fall of 2018
Able to attend 2018 CelebrAsian Procurment Conference May 29-June 1 in Bethesda MD.
Academic achievement of 3.3 GPA or higher
Leadership in extracurricular activities
Involvement in community service
Financial Need
DEADLINE: March 30,2018




Windrose Garden Club
Amt: 2 $800

Eligibility: 
HS Senior who live in the Windrose Development
All intended majors and decisions are heavily based upon the essay.
Applications are available in the Senior Counseling Office to those who qualify.
Applications must be post marked no later than March 23, 2018 but will be taken starting in January 2018.



Young American Creative Patrotic Scholarship
www.vfwauxiliary.org
Amt: First Place in each state competes for first place national awards of $21,000
Eligiblility:
Any student enrolled in public, private, homeschooler or parochial high school in the United States.
Maximum Age 18 at the time of local entry
Student must be a US Citizen or a US National
Applicant does not need to be related to a VFE or VFE Auxiliary member to participate, but the student must attend school in the same state as the sponsoring VFW Auxiliary.
Submission Requirements and regulations are listed on the website.
Deadline: March 31, 2018 to the local auxiliary
April 10th is local and district judging



Kezian Science Scholarship
www.unigo.com/scholarships/all/dr-arthur-a-kezian-dds-science-scholarship/1006306
Amt: $1,200 ( 1 ) one non renewable
Requirements:
Academically successful and determined science student
Complete and online application form and attach an essay.
Deadline: March 31, 2018


April Deadline

April

Benignus Elementary PTO Scholarship
Application-Deadline April 13, 2018
Class of 2018 Application for high school seniors.
$1,000.00 award.

https://goo.gl/CByVVw



CARiD Scholarship Program
www.CARiD.com
Amt: 2 Awards for $1,000

Requirements:
Enrolled or accepted to college or university for the upcoming semester
Between the ages of 16 and 20
Is not a CARiD employee or related to it’s partners
Create a photo inspired by any aspect of the automotive industry and e-mail it to scholarship@CARiD.com The photos can be spliced, cropped or edited however you see fit
Photos must be relevant to the automotive industry
More direction available on the website

Deadline: April 30, 2018





Coach Tube Scholarship

coachtube.com/scholarship

Amt: 3 Awards for $1,000 each
Requirements:
Reside in the United States
Play in a high school sport or are a member of a club
Maintains a GPA of 2.5 or higher
Application available on the website with procedures for submission

Deadline: April 27, 2018



Don’t Mess With Texas Scholarship Contest
www.dontmesswithtexas.org/docs/DMWT_Scholarship_Application.pdf
Amt: 1 (one) $6000 award
2 (two) $2000 awards
Requirements:
Leadership role in your school or community to prevent litter
Any Texas high school senior planning to attend a 2 year or 4 year accredited Texas college or university
Home school, private school and public school Texas student qualify
Fill out Official Application
Write a 300-350 word essay describing how your actions support the Don’t Mess With Texas litter and beautification initiative . How you identified with a specific litter-related problem in your school or community
What creative and /or sustainable solution did you develop to address the problem of trash.
What motivated you and how you motivated others not to litter or to help you with the solution.
Include Stats that show the measurable results that show the impact overall of your efforts. Include number of hours, number of people or volunteers, amount of space or amount of trash collected.
Can be hand written or typed.
Deadline: April 20, 2018 by 5 PM postmark



E-Waste Scholarship
www.digitalresponsibility.org/ewaste-scholarship

Amt: 1 award for $1,000

Requirements:
High school freshman, sophomore, junior or senior or a current or entering college or graduate student of any level. Home schooled as well
No age limit
US citizen or legal resident
Complete the application form including a 140 character message about e-waste
The top ten applications will be selected as finalists. The finalist will be asked to write a full length 500-1000 –word essay about e-waste.
Applications are on the website

Deadline: April 30, 2018



Fred Haas Toyota World and Toyota Country Scholarship
Amt: $2,000
Requirements:
Academic achievements in class rankings, SAT/ACT scores, GPA and other Honor rankings
Financial need determined and not a recipient of other scholarships, but may be a recipient of other financial aid/grants etc.
Participation in extracurricular activities and work program as well as leadership
Qualities.

Applications are in the senior counseling office
Deadline: April 18, 2018 no later than 3:00PM to the Senior Counseling Office.



GHCF Community Impact Scholarship
www.ghcfscholar.org
Amt: $20,000 payable over 4 years of college. 1 Award
Requirements:
Graduating senior from a public school in Harris County
Minimum 2.75 GPA ( on a 4.0 scale)
Directly impacted (high school or family residence dislocated) by Hurricane Harvey
Must plan to attend a 2 or 4 year public college or university in the greater Houston area
Deadline April 20, 2018



Houston Northwest Medical Auxiliary
www.chron.com/neighborhood/cyfair-news/article/Student-scholarships-available-from-Houston-1745583.php
Amt: $64,000 in scholarships awarded
Requirements:
All Information located in the Senior Office plus application forms. Must be turned into the 2018 Counseling Office.
Deadline to Counseling office : April 9th 2018



National Coalition Against Cencorship Scholarship
www.ncac.org/project/film-contest
Amt: 1 award of $1,000 , 1 award of $500, 1 award of $250
First prize winner will also receive a scholarship to the New York Film Academy
Requirements:
A 4 (four) minute film on protest. Tell us why political protest is important, why your protest (and those you disagree with) matters. How does your voice inspire resistance? Consider what methods of protest are most popular and most persuasive. Are they the most effective? Do certain forms of protest produce better results than others. Is protest ever harmful to society?
Each film must be accompanied by an artist’s statement discussing the elements that speak to these or others reflective questions about the limits of protests. Be thoughtful, be creative and be original.

Deadline: All entries must be submitted online by April 15, 2018
https://filmfreeway.com/NCACYouthFreeExpression




Project Yellow Light Radio Scholarship
www.projectyellowlight.com/apply
Amt: $2,000
Making a recording along the same guidelines as the video criteria.
Read all pertinent information online with the application as well.
Recording Deadline: April 1, 2018




Sandy Schenker Capell Scholarship
www.mediaalliancehouston.org
Amt: $2500
Requirements:
Commitment
Leadership
Motivation
Determination
Open to Houston Area Senior
Interested in a career in media
Essay (500 words or less) on 1 of six topics listed on the website.
HS Transcript
Application PDF is on the website

Deadline: April 15th, 2018



Shawn Carter Scholarship
www.shawncartersf.com

Amt: 10 Awards at $2,500 each
Eligibility Requirements:
High school seniors, students with GED diplomas, undergraduate (2 yr or 4 yr)
US Citizen or permanent Resident
25 years old or younger
Minimum 2.0 GPA

Scholarship application can be found on the website.
Deadline: April 30, 2018




Vinson & Elkins Diversity Scholarship
https://www.velaw.com/Who-Are-We-Are/Diversity---Inclusion/V-E Diversity-Scholarships/
Eligibility and Submission Requirements
Eligible high school seniors must:
1. Be a member of a racial/ethnic group which has been historically underrepresented in the legal profession and/or identify as a member of the LGBT community;
2. Have a strong high school record;
3. Demonstrate interest in working in a law firm setting;
4. Have a financial need;
5. Be in the top 20% of their class;
6. Have a minimum of 1100 SAT combined score or a minimum of 22 ACT score;
7. Have a valid Social Security Number; and
8. Have a U.S. Citizenship or Residency in Houston, Dallas or Austin or surrounding areas for continuous seven years.
In addition to a completed online application form, candidates must submit:
• A resume in PDF format.
• An essay (500-1500 words) of your personal story and/or your career goals. Mention any extracurricular and community activities that demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career as a lawyer.
• An official transcript of high school courses completed to date.
• Two letters of recommendation. These letters must come from a teacher in whose classes you were enrolled within the past year or from a guidance counselor or coach at your school.
• Copies of applications for financial aid, if applicable.

Scholarship applications in the 2018 counseling office or online
Students attach their completed application and email it to:
ScholarshipFoundation@velaw.com
Deadline: Extended to Sunday, April 15th 2018



May Deadline

May

Aspiring Nurse Scholarship
www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com
Amt: $1,000
Requirements:
Academic Excellence, particularly in science and math.
Passionate for the field of nursing
All High School Seniors
More information on the website about nursing schools and what is offered at those schools as well.
Deadline: May 31, 2018



B Davis Scholarship
http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm
Amt: $1,000

Requirements:
Write an essay of a thousand words or less about the three characteristics of leadership you value most. Discuss why you believe that these traits are so important and how you feel that they are developed in an individual.
Your submissions must be sent to us by e-mail at : awards@studentawardsearch.com
Deadline: May 22, 2018




DeGuire foundation Scholarship
www.stephaniedeguire.org
Amt: 3 Awards @ $750

Requirements:
A high school Senior, or a high school Graduate with plans to further your education at an institution of hifher learning, or a college student who is currently enrolled at an institution of higher learning.
Submit a completed Application ( if a question does not pertain to you please put N/A in the space . DO NOT leave spaces blank or your application will be rejected.
Do not submit any documents or extra information that is not specifically asked for
Proof read application and essay before submission. Neatness, grammar, and spelling count as part of the criteria for consideration.
Submit a completed application to the Foundation office by the deadline.
Application envelope with a postmarked no later than Thursday May 31, 2018 to be considered.

Application can be found on line with further directions.
Deadline: May 31, 2018 postmark
Any postmark after May 31, 2018 will not even




Zonta International Young Women in Public Affairs
Jane M Klausman Women in Business Scholarship

www.zontz.org
Amt: 32 Scholarships of $2,000 each
12 International Scholarships in the Amt. of $ 7,000 each.
Requirements:
2-4 year College business related courses
Application must be entered through the Zonta Club
Application and other requirements are on the website
Deadline: May 31, 2018



June - August Deadline

June

2018 Phi Gamma Delta Toward Excellence Scholarship
Sigma Mu Chapter
No Website
Applications in the 2018 Office ( See Ms. Marr)
Amt: 3 Awards of $1000
Requirements:
Male student attending Mississippi State University in the fall of 2018
Applicant is under NO obligation to join any organization to be eligible for consideration.
Phone interviews are conducted.
Send all pertinent information by mail or e-mail.
Deadline: July 1 2018



American Ground Water Scholarship
www.agwt.org
Amt: (3) Awards for $2,000
These scholarships are being offered by three different companies:
Amtrol, Inc. Scholarship
Baroid Scholarship
Thomas M Stetson Scholarship
All applications and requirements can be found on this website by going to the
Company advertised there, and clicking on the links to the applications

Deadline for all companies is June 1, 2018 and every year on June 1st if you wish to reapply next year.




Daughters of American Agriculture
www.americanagriwomen.org
Amt: 2 Awards for $1,000 each

Requirements:
Ages 18-23
Available to any farm, ranch, or agribusiness woman or her daughter to pursue accredited courses directly related to agriculture, to help carry on the pioneer spirit.
Leadership qualities
Good communications
Ru8ral sociology,
Medicine or any other courses related directly to agriculture.
View and download AAWDAA Scholarship Application on the website
Mail to:
AAW Foundation
PO Box 103
Baileyville, IL 61007

Deadline: Postmark no later than June 1, 2018





Mark A Forester Scholarship
www.rockymountainmattress.com
Amt: 1 Award for $1,000

Requirements:
Student enrolled in any American University or College or will be enrolled for the Summer or Fall semester.
Must be current military or veteran or a child of military or veteran.
Write an essay of 300-500 words explaining how you go about honoring America’s military heroes.
The essay can be a part of the body of your e-mail, no attachments please, with your full name, school you’ll be attending and contact information to:
scholarship@rockymountainmattress.com
Deadline June 1, 2018 by 12:00AM
Further questions please see the website.




The Michael CaoMy Nguyen Scholarship
www.vnteamwork.org
Amt: 2 awards for $1,000 ( only awarded one time)
Requirements:
Proof of identity Texas Dl
Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 out of a 4.0 scale or equivalent
High School graduate currently enrolled in college for the fall semester
You may apply if even if you won in a previous year.
Register online between May 28 – August 17, 2018
Email: mcmn.scholarship@vnteamwork.org
Phone: 281-495-8936



Odenza Vacations College Scholarship
www.odenzavacationsscholarships.com
Amt: Award for $500
Requirements:
Age 17-24
Submit answer to the essay question, which can be found on the application
Have a GPA 2.5 or higher
Be a resident of the United States
Go to the website to get the application.
Deadline: June 1, 2018




Stuck At Prom Scholarship Contest
www.stuckatprom.com
Amt: Dress Grand Prize - $10,000
Tux Grand Prize -$10,000
Dress Runnerup -$100
Tux runnerup -$100
Requirements:
Create and wear your original and unique prom wear using Duck Brand duct tape and/or Duck Brand crafting tape
Take a high resolution picture of the big moment.
Fill out the entry form where you’ll upload at least one picture of yourself in your Duck prom wear and fill in more details. Don’t forget your parent’s permission if you’re under 18 years of age or the photography release. After you submit a confirmation e-mail will be delivered right to your inbox.
More details on the website as well as an entry form and information on official rules.
Deadline: June 2, 2018




University of Houston
http://www.uh.edu/financial/undergraduate/types-aid/scholarship
Go to website for details and eligibility
Priority deadline: Jan 3, 2018
Regular deadline: June 15,2018



University of South Alabama

www.southalabama.edu/freshscholarships
Amt: Full Tuition, $2000 Housing/Dining Scholarship and a $2000 Study abroad scholarship.

Requirements: 3.0 GPA
ACT of 33-36

No deadline given.

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