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September Deadline

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Blue Heart Fund STEM Scholarship ( e-mail address)
Amount: 2 (two) $5,000 scholarships
Deadline: September 30, 2018
Greater Houston Area high school seniors
Minimum 3.0 GPA
Enrolled in a 2 to 5 year institution by fall of 2019
Student must plan to pursue a degree in a STEM field.
A You Tube link to a short video ( 3 minutes or less) OR 500 word essay about:
How has your passion for STEM fueled your educational goals?
How will this scholarship help you reach your goals.
Why did you choose to pursue a degree in STEM?
What impact do you feel you can make in today’s economy?
What pushes you to work hard academically?
What has inspired your career path?
An unofficial copy of your high school transcript
Applications must be sent by e-mail to:
Subject line should read:
Alliantgroup 2018 Houston Scholarship Application


Money Metals Exchange Scholarship
Deadline: Sept. 30, 2018
Amt: 2 Scholarships first Place $2,000 and runner-up $1,000
Fill out application form completely
Provide proof of current attendance at a high school, by submitting a transcript
Upload current resume and an essay
Essay should be roughly 1,000 words in length and should answer ONE of the following questions:
1. How has the federal reserve system helped or hurt the American economy?
2. Most economists, even those who support private property and free markets, think that money ( or monetary services, or money and banking, etc,) is a special good that must be produced and controlled by the government. Do you agree or disagree, and why?
3. How do you think the free market would handle money, if there were no government intervention of any kind
4. How could America best return to a gold or bi-metallic standard?
Applications are online. If you need more information email
Also follow @MoneyMetals and @soundMoneyDef on Twitter

The Gates Scholarship
Deadline: Sept. 18, 2018
Amt: Highly Selective, full scholarship funding the full cost of attendance that is not covered by other financial aid and the expected family contribution as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid ( FAFSA) for exceptional, Pell-eligible, minority, high school seniors. Starting in 2018 the scholarship will be awarded to 300 top student leaders each year with the intent of promoting their academic excellence through college graduation , and providing them the opportunity to reach their full potential.

Basic Eligibility:
HS Senior
African-American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian & Pacific Islander, and/or Hispanic American
US Citizen, national, or permanent resident
In good academic standing with a minimum cumulative weighted GPA of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale or equivalent
Must plan to enroll full-time, in a four year degree program at a US accredited, not-for-profit, private or public college or university
See website for more information.


We the Future Scholarship
Deadline : September 17, 2018
Amt: 14 Scholarships for $1,000
Parent or guardian permission before you start
Essays, Short Films, Songs and much more to choose from to present your Ideas to win the contest.
Each presentation has a different topic, ie: Song is any aspect of the Bill of Rights
Essay is Explain the each of the seven Articles of the Constitution and give an example as to how they are working or not working to protect our freedoms and so on.
To get qualifications and more information go to the website


October Deadline

Halloween Balloons

2019 Voice of Democracy Scholarship
Deadline: October 31, 2018
AMT: Up to $30,000 ( National Winner)
Competition is writing and recording an audio essay on:
Why My Vote Matters
Record your original 3-5 minute (+ or – 5 seconds max) essay on an audio CD or a flash drive. Submit your recording, typed essay and a completed entry form.
Submit to the local VFW Post for judging. Your recording must be in your own voice and in English. No music, no singing, no poetry and no sound effects are allowed. (Nothing in your recording should identify you, your school, your city, your state, race, or national origin.)
You may only enter one competition at one post per year .
At any time during the contest additional personal information may be requested by the VFW Committee.
Hearing/Speech impaired students should email the Voice of Democracy National Office at for special instructions.
Forms are available in the 10th grade office from Ms. Marr.

ACT College and Career Readiness Champions
Deadline: October 31, 2018
Amount: 1 $500 nonrenewable scholarship and individual certificates


ACT Student Champion is tenacious and persistent no matter the challenge, and is prepared for life after high school with a goal in mind and a plan in place.
Overcome adversities
Minimum of 22 for an ACT score

The application can found on the website in the Student Champion Application “blue box”


AES Engineering Scholarship
Amount: 1 award $500.00
Deadline: October 6, 2018
Our belief is that achieving a high grade point average should not be the only criteria for determining who deserves to be helped. For that reason we are offering a scholarship that will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by an evaluation of the essays that are submitted.
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.
You are not required to be taking Engineering courses to be eligible.
Students must submit an essay of between 500 and 1000 words in answer to the following 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? “
Submit essay to
There is no application packet for this award. Please do not include your resume at this time.
Be sure to include your full name as well as the name of the school you are attending this year and your plans for next year.


American Muscle Student Scholarship
Deadline: October, 15 2018
Amt: 4 Scholarships for $2,000 each
Must be currently enrolled in HS and planning to attend a college or post-secondary institution
The scholarships are non- renewable, however you may re-enter in future contests by writing and resubmitting a new essay. Only one essay per student per semester is allowed.
Only one essay per student per semester
Scholarships are restricted to those students pursuing an automotive degree or related field of study.

Students need to submit a 700-1500 word essay, telling us who you are and how you plan on using your automotive education to incite positive change and innovation within the custom car industry. Submit your entry as a PDF file or Microsoft Word document, along with proof of enrollment or acceptance into an accredited United States college or university to by 12:00 PM EST on October 15. Spring semester applicants will do the same thing and submissions are due by June 15th.


Branson Shows Inspired Scholarship
Amount: 1 for $1,000
Deadline: October 15, 2018
Essay Topic “ How (enter your show) Inspired Me to Realize My Dreams”.
If you have not seen a Branson Show research us and use your creativity.
Don’t be afraid to be creative and shine. We want to hear your unique voice. You may include a short personal statement at the end of your essay if preferred, but it is not a requirement. Essay Length 500 to 2,000 words
Must be a legal resident of the US
Ages 16-19
Enrolled in high school with the intentions of enrolling in an institution of higher learning.
No person affiliated with Branson Show Tickets may submit an entry.
All entries must be submitted online. Postal entries will be returned unopened.
Applications and further instructions can be found on the website.


Chinese Association of Professionals in Science and Technology
Amount $500 - $1,000
Deadline October 31, 2018

Houston High School students
Have a legal immigration status
Active in community service/activities
Be of Chinese descent or have an active interest in Chinese culture and heritage
Minimum GPA 3.0
Download and complete the scholarship form
Submit an essay on “ A Critical Decision That I Made Years Ago”
Provide two recommendation letters
Provide a copy of official transcripts
Submit to
CAPST Education Foundation
5925 Sovereign Dr., Suite 5
Houston Texas 77036
E-mail PDF Files to: Dr. Frank Fan Dr. Zhuo Chen
College Admissions Director/Founder


Coca-Cola Scholars Program
Amount: 150 scholarships $20,000
Deadline: October 31, 2018
Requirements and Restrictions:
Currently a high school (home schooled as well) student attending a school in the US who will graduate during the 2018-19 academic school year.
US Citizen, US Nationals, US Permanent Resident, Refugees, Asylees, Cuban – Haitian Entrants. Or Humanitarian Parolees based on guidelines utilized by US Dept. of Edu for Federal Financial Aid Eligibility
Will receive HS diploma during the current academic year.
Planning to pursue a degree at an accredited US Post-secondary institution
High School transcript
Contact Information
List of honor and awards
List of Volunteer organizations
A list of employment during the summer or after school work

MAY NOT be children or grandchildren of employees, officers, or owners of Coca-Cola bottling companies, The Coca-Cola Company, Company divisions or subsidiaries. OR
International students ( except for DoD schools) OR
High School Graduates
More information and application available online.


Create a Real Impact
Deadline: October 1, 2018
Amt: 13 Scholarships for $1,500
Open to legal residents of the 50 United States and District of Columbia
Between the ages of 14 and 22 years old
Enrolled full time in an accredited middle school or high school with proof of enrollment
All federal, state and local laws and regulations will apply.
Create an original work show-casing your idea for a solution or strategy to fix the very real problem of reckless and distracted driving
No feature imagery or dialogue that is inappropriate, indecent, obscene, hateful, tortuous, defamatory, slanderous, dangerous or libelous
No promotion of bigotry, racism, hatred, or harm against any group or individual or promote discrimination based on race, gender, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age
No involvement being under the influence of alcohol or drugs while driving or drinking alcohol or using drugs
Have no entered a previous contest
No feature catch phrases or logos of any organizations, campaigns, contests etc. that is not affiliated with Impact Teen Drivers
Do not disparage Impact Teen Drivers, Create Real Impact or any other person or party affiliated with Create Real impact contest and administration and promotion of the contest
Follow these specific requirements
60 Seconds in length or
Be an original work
Be in English
Uploaded to YouTube
Be tagged with Impact Teen Drivers on You Tube
Include cast, crew and credits
Do not include any footage of dangerous or reckless driving behaviors that is in violation of California Vehicle Code
Or and California Law

Be 90 minutes in length or shorter
Be original work
Be in English
Uploaded directly onto the Create Real Impact website
Be registered on the Create Real Impact Site
Include lyrics for the song, any credits and any back –story of the piece in the description
Entires using borrowed melody, lyrics, music etc. must secure expressed and written permission for the use within the piece and the permission should be sent to Impact Teen Drivers
Creative Writing
Be original work
Be in English
Be within the word count range: ( 100-600 words max)
Be registered on the Create Real Impact website
Include any back story of the piece in the description
Be original work
Be in English
Be one of the following three categories: Poster Infographic or brochure
Poster: One (1) file accepted per entrant
Infographic One (1) file accepted per entrant
Brochure One (1) file accepted per entrant
Spanish Language Entry
Spanish language entries may be submitted in the categories of Art or Video. Spanish language entries must include an English translation to be accepted
Spanish Language Art entries
Must include the translation in the description or include subtitles

Sport Team Awards Sports team entries may be submitted to the video category. Videos created by a sports team must be a school team (middle school or high school. Videos created by a sports team must include the name of the sports team in the description. What qualifies as a sports team, will be determined solely by Impact Teen Drivers.
Directions to enter:
Read all of the rules as they are extensive and precise on what is required
Click the enter the contest button on the home page
Log into your account or Create an Account
Upload your entry
Complete the registration form to finish your admission into the Create real Impact contest.
For safety reasons do not include ANY personal contact information in your entry or entry description. For example do not include your phone number or address in the description of your entry. All personal contact or identifying information will be securely saved in the registration form. Proof of submission or sending your submission is not proof of receipt by Sponsors. Submission is held for review by the Create Real Impact Team prior to publishing on the website. Please allow up to 24 hours for approval.

See website for additional information and forms


Dr. Pepper Tuition Giveaway
5 $100,000 Tuition Prizes
5 $25,000 Runner-up Prizes
10 $2,500 Consolation Prizes
Deadline: October 17, 2018
Must be a legal citizen of the United States
Age 18-24 by November 30, 2018
Create a profile at
Briefly describe your goal in life- “How you will change the world”
Upload a video telling us how winning this tuition will impact your life. Be passionate, be creative, and be yourself
Applications and further instructions can be found by signing up on the website.


Hispanic Heritage 2018 Youth Awards
Deadline: October 15, 2018
Amt: 180 Scholarships for $3,500 each.
Currently enrolled in high school and graduating in the spring of 2019
Have a 3.0 unweighted GPA on a 4.0 scale or 7.5 on a 10.0 scale
Must be enrolled at an accredited higher learning institution in 2019-2020
Be of Hispanic Heritage including Spain, Brazil Philippines
If a winner, attendance to regional awards ceremony is mandatory and travel is at your own expense.
Be a permanent resident, US citizen or qualify under the DACA
A Community, leadership project is required when selected

For more information on entering this contest go to :


Good 360 Scholarship
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: October 31, 2018
Must have an interest in Environmentalism or Sustainability
3.3 GPA
H S Senior Applying to college or currently attending college
Photo on Instagram or Twitter ( caption must include #Good360 and essay answer for Instagram or Twitter post must include @Good360 and link to photo
“What Does Sustainability Mean to You?”
Essay answer that accompanies Photo should be 200-300 words
Fill out the Scholarship form on the website between Sept 12, 2018 and October 31, 2018. If you have any questions please email them to :


Horatio Alger Scholarships
Amount: 106 scholarships for $25,000 each
Deadline: October 29, 2018

To be eligible to apply for the Horatio Alger National Scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:
Be enrolled full time as a high school senior in the United States; be progressing normally toward graduation in spring/summer of 2019 with plans to enter a college in the United States no later than the fall following graduation
Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the United States (students may start their studies at a two-year institution and then transfer to a four-year institution)
Demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family
income is required)
Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities
Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity
Maintain a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0; and
Be a United States citizen
The application will be available August 1 – October 29.
Applications found on the website


Make the U
Deadline: October 15, 2018
Amount: 31 scholarships
1 for $15,000
10 for $3,500
10 for $3,000
10 for $2,000
Demonstrate Academic Excellence
Dedication to Community Service
Demonstration of leadership in one’s community
Must be currently enrolled in high school and graduating in the spring of 2019
Must be of Hispanic Heritage
Have a 3.0 GPA or higher including Spain, Brazil Philippines
Resident of the United States
Youth award region this year is in Houston Tx. among other places
Once selected, students will be positioned as role models in their community at local ceremonies with an audience of business leaders, elected officials, local organizations and sponsors.


My Projector Lamps Scholarships
Amount: 2 $500 scholarships
Deadline: October 31, 2018
Minimum age is 14 or older
Currently attending an accredited high school, college, or university
In good standing
Cumulative GPA 3.0 or higher
Must follow or like My Projector Lamps Facebook page
Postmarked by October 31, 2018 for the fall scholarship
A cover letter should be attached to all documents
Send a typed version of your of your essay
Attach one printed image of the multimedia used in your classroom
A transcript or statement of your GPA from your school must be included


Parking Solutions Scholarship -solutions-scholarship-parking-boxx
Deadline: October 15, 2018
Amount: 1 scholarship for $1,000
500 word essay that is original, creative, and persuasive on Technology innovations in parking solutions, from the perspective of a student. How can parking be more user-friendly, efficient or otherwise enhanced. Try to be concise but your submission may be longer than 500 words if need be to explain a point or idea.
No Min. GPA and both domestic and international students may apply
Applicants must be enrolled in a program or going to be after High School at an accredited:
Graduate School
University or college
Vocational School
Technical school
Community college

Application and further directions on line.


United States Presidential Scholars Program

Deadline for Applications: October 12, 2018

Requirement: 1 CTE student and 1 General Studies student

The Texas Commissioner will name from general programs 10 males and 10 females and 10CTE students

Graduate between January and June 2019

US Citizen or legal permanent residents

Attend Public, Parochial or charter schools, or are homeschooled

Additionally CTE applicants must be participants in a career and technical education program such as ( Healthcare, IT, Advanced Manufacturing, STEM, and Transportation )

How to Apply

To apply for the opportunity to be nominated, please download and complete one of the following applications: 

2018-2019 General Application

2018-2019 CTE Application

  • Students may only apply for one competition (General or CTE). If an application is received for both programs, the applicant will be considered ineligible.
  • Each school may nominate only one student for the general competition and one student for the CTE competition. Principals must sign the application form in acknowledgement of their nomination.

Applications must be submitted with valid signatures. There are two ways to submit your application (please select ONE method of submission):

  1. Secure Submission (please note, this method requires the scanning of application materials):


  1. Mail Submission:


Please note, if you send an application electronically, do NOT also send via mail. Applications should only be submitted through one method. 

All submitted applications must be complete. A complete submitted application includes:

  • U.S. Presidential Scholars Application form
  • Applicant signature
  • Certifying official (Principal) signature
  • Written response
  • Unweighted transcript

Incomplete application packages will be considered ineligible for review.

See the website for more information.


United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP)
Deadline October 15, 2018
High school principals and Student Council Advisors are asked to jointly nominate their most outstanding junior or senior high school students to apply for the United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP).
Nominated applicants will be considered by a state committee from the Texas Association of Secondary School Principals. Texas will select two student leaders as delegates (and two alternates) to participate in an intensive week-long educational program with students from across the nation. The program will take place from March 2, 2019 through March 9, 2019, in Washington D.C.
Applications are due October 15, 2018.
The USSYP is a unique educational experience for talented junior or senior high school students who demonstrate outstanding leadership and a strong commitment to public service. Established in 1962, the annual USSYP authorizes the selection of 104 student delegates, two from each state, the District of Columbia, and the Department of Defense Office of Dependents Schools to participate in a week-long immersion in Washington activities. Delegates will hear major policy addresses by senators, cabinet members, officials from the Departments of State and Defense, and other federal agencies, as well as participate in meetings with the president and a justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. The program is sponsored by The Hearst Foundations, who fund all delegate expenses for Washington Week (transportation, hotel, and meals). Each delegate is also awarded a $10,000 undergraduate college scholarship, with encouragement to pursue careers in public service.
Please see the Texas Education Agency USSYP webpage for more information:
For more information about either of these programs, please contact Celeste Padilla, Assistant Director of College and Career Readiness Strategy and Support, at
Check the website for more information.


Vivo Scholarship Drawing
Deadline for first and second drawings are October 31, 2018
There 3 different Scholarship to sign up or on his website
Amount: Number 1. Vivo Scholarship 1 award for $1,000
Number 2. Voyager Scholarship 1 award for $1,000
Number 3. $10,000 Scholarship Points Drawing
Must be at least 13 and enrolled or will enroll, in a college or university in the US
Must be a legal resident of the US or Puerto Rico
A student account needs to be set up with a profile and password to continue to the details and eligibility requirements.


Voyager Scholarship

Amount: 1 award for $1000
Deadline: October 31, 2018

Go to the website and click on “go to scholarship application.”
A new screen will pop up with the information on it and 2 other scholarships that you can sign up for. No Essays to write or GPA, class rank, or transcripts needed.


Wendy’s High School Heisman Scholarship
Deadline: October 17, 2018
Amt: 3 Levels
State winners: $500 1 senior male, 1 senior female
90 state winners who do not move on to national round will receive $500 scholarship
National Finalist: 10 National finalist are selected from 100 state winners made up of 5 males and 5 females from each of 5 geographic Heisman regions.
Finalist receive a $1,000 college scholarship. The 8 national finalist who are not named winners will receive a $1,000 scholarship.
National Winners: A panel will select one senior male and one senior female from the 10 finalist. Award Winners will receive a $5,000 college scholarship
As well as national recognition during ESPN’s national telecast of the college Heisman Memorial Trophy presentation.
More information on geographic locations and scholarship is on the website.
Maintaining a GPA of 3.0 (B average) or better
Need to be a proven leader and role model in your school and community
Must perform in at least one of the 47 school sponsored sports recognized by the International Olympic Committee in the Summer and Winter Olympic Games OR the National Federation of State high School association.
For application and more information go to the website.


Women’s Ministries Scholarship(For Women dedicated to serving the Seventh-day Adventist Church)
Deadline: October 15, 2018
Amount: 49 @ $20,000

Any woman enrolled in the a Seventh-day Adventist college in the North American division
If outside NAD has a green card
Undergraduate only
GPA 3.0
Based on need, ability, and the recipients determination to improve herself

Applications available on the website with directions for filling out and where to send your application.


You Deserve It Scholarship

Deadline: September 29, 2018 at 11:59 PM PDT
Amt: $1,000
Be a resident of the 50 United States, District of Columbia or US Territories EXCEPT for Rhode Island and Michigan
Must be 16 years of age or older
Must be enrolled , or will be enrolled within 3 months of registration in the Scholarship Sweepstakes in a qualified HS, college or university within the US
You can apply every 7 days during Aug 30 2018 and Sept 29, 2018
Alternately, you may apply by mailing a post card on which you have written your name, age, state of residence and email address to:
Apply Me, Inc.
427 N Tatnall St #91572
Wilmington, De 19801-2230
Drawing will be October 11, 2018
Winner is responsible for wire transfer, papal or other related charges to the extent incurred
Terms of use and rules of the sweepstakes are available online and need to be read before applying.

November Deadline


Elks Most Valuable Student Competition
Amount: 500 awards for a four- year scholarships to the 500 highest rated applicants.
Ranging from $1,000 to $12,500 per year

Deadline: November 15, 2018
Must be a current HS senior or the equivalent, who are citizens of the US
Applicants need not be related to a member of the Elks
HS graduates are not eligible to apply
Permanent resident status does not qualify
Male and female students compete separately
More information on the website.

Forty Acres Scholars Program
This is for students applying to the University of Texas at Austin
Amount: Unspecified, but will include tuition, living stipend, book stipend, and enrichment stipend.
Deadline: to apply for the program is November 1, 2018.
First year student must apply to the University of Texas via Apply Texas or Coalition by priority deadline (November 1)
High senior applying to UT Austin for freshman admission
U S Citizen and permanent residents
Should have distinguished leadership roles, extracurricular activities, and community service
Possess strong communication skills
Excel academically
Aspire to change the world for the better
Complete our Entering Freshman Scholarship application and the additional Forty Acres Scholars Program essay
Access the application at:
Email us at:
Phone 512-840- 5646

James Alan Cox Photography Scholarship
Amount: 5 awards of a Digital Camera
Deadline: Midnight November 15, 2018
Complete application form found on the website
High School students should only submit still photographs focusing on PHOTOJOURNALISM You can look at the website to see what kind of photos won previous years.
High school students applying for these scholarships must have completed one year at an accredited high school (student must therefore be a sophomore or older) and should have taken at least one photography or related art class

All submissions must be via the internet. We will not accept applications by mail.
Label all files that will be submitted/e-mailed with the applicant’s name.
The applicant must be a United States citizen.
The applicant’s school must be in the United States.
The scholarship award must be used at the beginning of the next semester.
Otherwise it will be forfeited and given to an alternate.
A student may only receive one James Alan Cox Foundation scholarship in a given year.
Note: Parental approval is required for students under 18. Please see accompanying form.
Digital Entry Rules: Please enter only 5 (five) images. Each image should be jpeg file format with a maximum of 2500 pixels on the longer side and 4 MB file size. Images should be at monitor resolution. Photos submitted must be an honest representation of what happened in front of the camera during exposure. You may, if needed, post-process the images electronically — but only in accordance with good practice. This may include cropping, color correction, etc. Post-processing, however, must preserve the image’s original expression.

Maryknoll Scholarship
Amount: 2 First place winners @ $1,000 each
2 Second place winners @ $300 each
1 third place winner@ $150
Deadline: November 16, 2018

Essay theme: “ Love in Action”
(tell a true story of when you saw someone sharing God’s love through an act of kindness and how that inspired you to act in a similar way)
Online official entry form and eligibility on the website.

Minimum Wage and Overtime Reform Scholarship
Amount: 1 Scholarship for $1,000
Deadline: November 30, 2018
Your application
School transcript
Unofficial resume
A 1000-1500 word essay evaluating current and federal minimum wage and overtime laws, the problems of wage theft, if reform to these laws are needed, and how this would affect employers and employees. Articulate your position on wage reform and employment legislation. There is no right or wrong answer we are seeking, but we are looking for an essay which is clear and presents passionate, but reasonable solutions in addressing these problems.
Send your complete application to:
Subject line “[Name of Applicant’s]-Minimum Wage Reform and Overtime Reform Scholarship”

Pinot’s Palette Scholarship for Artistic Excellence
Deadline: November 1, 2018
Amount: 1 for $1,000
Current H S attending school in the USA
US Citizen, US Nationals, or US Permanent Residents
Anticipating graduation in the Spring 2019
Planning to pursue a degree in the arts at an accredited US post-secondary institution.
Applications are available online between August and November and can be submitted online at the website.

NASSP/ Spirit of the Community Award AND
Deadline: November 6th, 2018
Amt: State Honorees receive $1,000
National Honorees receive $5,000 for a non-profit of their choice
All applications need to be turned in to a local school principal, who will then select his/ her local winner and turn in the recommendation.
Must be a community service student for at least one year, and in 5th to 12th grade.
Most information and applications are online OR
For application and certification requirements and questions or to request a paper application form, call 855-670-4787

National Co-Op Scholarship Program
9 Participating Colleges are:
Clarkson University
Drexel University
Johnson & Wales University
Merrimack College
Rochester Institute of Technology
Oswego State University of New York
University of Toledo
University of Cincinnati
Wentworth Institution of Technology
Amount: 160 merit co-op scholarships Most are $6,000 renewable up to $24,000
Each Institution has it’s own deadline:
Clarkson University –Early Decision Applicants December 1, 2018. All others January 15, 2019. (10 scholarships)

Drexel University- Early Decisions Applicants November 15, 2018. All others
February 1, 2019. (30 scholarships)

Johnson & Wales University Early Decision Applicants November 1, 2018. All others December 15, 2018 (10 scholarships)

Merrimack College Early Action 1 and early decision applications November 15, 2018
Early Action 2 applicants January 15, 2019
Regular decision Applicants February 15, 2019

Rochester institute of Technology, February 15, 2019 for all applicants

Oswego State University of New York, March 1, 2019 for all applicants

University of Toledo, February 15, 2019 for all applicants
Wentworth Institute of Technology February 15, 2019 for all applicants

Have a cumulative high school GPA of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale
Apply for admission for the 2019-2020 academic year at the institution you select on the scholarship application
Must be a high school senior
Meet all requirements for admission to the institution you select
Fill out completely your scholarship application (can be found online)
A one-page essay 200 words or less describing why you have chosen to pursue a college cooperative education program.
Early applications are encouraged for female applicants as well as anyone interested in STEM programs and minorities.

Mailing address:
600 Sufolk Street
Suite 503
Lowell, Ma. 01854

National Space Club Scholarship
Amount 1 award for $10,000
Deadline: November 30, 2018
Conditions of Eligibility
The applicant must be a U.S. citizen.
The scholarship is open to seniors in high school through graduate students.
The applicant must have the intention of pursuing a career in the STEM fields and plan to attend an accredited U.S. college or university to follow a course of study to pursue a career in the STEM field, with a preference for those with space related interests
The applicant can only use the $10,000.00 scholarship towards tuition for the 2019-2020 academic year.
The applicant must not have previously spoken at the Dr. Robert H. Goddard Memorial Dinner.
The applicant may apply for any of the scholarships offered by the National Space Club and Foundation (Olin E Teague Scholarship and/or Keynote Scholarship) in the same year, but may only win one in the same year.
Completed application and video must be uploaded to the National Space Club and Foundation website by November 30, 2018.
If chosen to continue, the recipient must be available to speak with the NSCF executive committee for a live audition via Skype in January 2019.
The recipient must be available to speak at the 2019 Goddard Memorial Dinner on March 22, 2019. Travel and lodging for the recipient and one guest will be provided by the National Space Club and Foundation.
Scholarship check will be provided to the college or university made payable to the applicable college or university no later than June 14, 2019.
Complete the online application.
For more information call the Foundation at 202-547-0060
Or e-mail:

NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing Scholarship
Deadline: November 12, 2018
Amount: 391 awards for $500
Female students only
13 years or older who is a US citizen or permanent resident
Attending school in the US or is a US citizen attending school in Puerto Rico, Guam, US Virgin Islands, or on a US overseas military base.
Has a US Social Security number or a Tax Identification
Is not a NCWIT employee and has no immediate family relationship with employees, extended staff, contractors or board members of NCWIT (including spouses, siblings, children, grandchildren and persons residing in the same household)
Create an account
Apply online
Several short essays are required and multiple choice sections
Review the step by step guide and parents can review the approval step by step
Have a completed endorsement
Additional paperwork may be required by the winners including tax information or travel waivers.

For additional information see the website for details

Northhampton Maintenance Fund (Fred Parrow Scholarship)
Deadline: November 9, 2018
Amount $1,000
Must be a resident of Northhampton Maintenance fund who have graduated or will be graduating from HS to attend an accredited college or training and certification program.
Good school attendance
Grade Average of 85 and above (A B) grades.
A completed application
A letter of acceptance from an accredited college or certification program
Three letters of recommendation from a teacher, employer, or community leader who knows you well
A recent transcript or report of grades
Transcript of course work and grades
Applicaition and transcript must be hand delivered completed to:
% Chaparral Management CoInc.
6630 Cypresswood Dr
Spring Tx 77379
Attention of Northampton Maintenance Fund Board of Directors

Applications and instructions can be picked up in the 10th grade office
from Ms. Marr

Real World Challenge Scholarship
Amount : 7 @ $50,000
Deadline: November 17, 2018

This is a team project for computer technology 3-7 people and you need to have a coach represent you. A coach can have more than one team, but a student cannot be on more than one team.
Also suggested the team should have a mentor to help. There is a list on the website.

You compete on the state level initially (Texas is a participating state)
See the website for further instructions to fill out a Challenge Survey
Additional Materials CAD Software may be needed.

Creo2.0, PTC Creo 2.0 and download codes are on the website as well as application and additional team rules and Challenge Resources.

SIXT Scholars Program
Amount: 5 awards of $5,000
Deadline: November 30, 2018
First 500 applications will be considered
Available Nationwide
Minimum GPA 3.7 in a 4.0 scale
Graduating from HS in 2018-2019 year
Plan to enroll full time in a 2 or 4 year university
A completed application
Copy of your high school transcripts
Must show proof of full-time enrollment in an accredited undergraduate college or university for academic year 2019/2020 year.

Walmart Associate Scholarships and Walmart Dependent
Amount: $1,000
Associates must meet all of the following criteria:
Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident of the United States.
Must be employed part-time or full-time with any division of Walmart for at least six consecutive months prior to the application due date for the award period in which the associate is applying.
Must have graduated high school/home school, have obtained a GED or be a graduating high school senior who intends to enroll in a college or university upon graduation.
If applying as a graduating high school senior, must wait to apply until you are within 6 months of starting your college courses.
Must have financial need and be able to demonstrate the need with the required documents. (Note: Associates with other funds that pay entirely for tuition, books, fees and on-campus room and board are not eligible.)
Current Application Period
November 1 – November 30, 2018

Application Process

Go to
Log in to your AIM account to be taken directly to the Welcome page of the Walmart Associate Scholarship application
Complete all required fields in the online application and upload your financial documentation
Click the Submit button on the Save/Submit page of the online application
NOTE: The status Complete will display on your AIM Home page when all forms have been submitted and all documents have been verified. Applicants are responsible for monitoring the progress of all application requirements to make sure their application is complete by 11:59 pm CT on November 30, 2018. Late submissions will not be considered.
Support is available to assist Walmart associates with the scholarship application process
e-mail :
phone 800-311-6823 for support.

December Deadline


2018 NRA Scholarship
Amount: 4 awards for $1,000
Deadline: December 31, 2018
Write an essay using about 1000 words about:
“What Does The Second Amendment Right Mean to You?”
Must be neat and legible or typed double spaced
Include your name and address telephone number school and grade level as well as a statement from a teacher or parent certifying that the essay is your original work.
Grades K-12 (Judging will be in 2 categories: Seniors grade 9-12 and junior grade 8 and below with separate cash prizes)
Not have received a prize previously in the same category

You can receive a copy of the 2018 entry form on the website listed above

Barbara Lotze Scholarship for Future Physics Teachers
Amount: 5 awards for $2,000 in some cases the scholarship may be renewed for all 4 years of college.
Deadline: December 1, 2018

Applicants must declare their intent to prepare for, and engage in, a career in physics teaching at the high school level and must, at the time the scholarship
Funds are received by the student be:
an undergraduate student enrolled in an accredited two-year college, four-year college or a university; or a high school senior accepted for such enrollment.
pursuing, or planning to pursue, a course of study leading toward a career in physics teaching in the high schools.
showing promise of success in their studies, and
a citizen of the United States of America.
Applications will be accepted at any time and will be considered for recommendation to the Executive Board at each AAPT Winter Meeting. All applications in which all materials, including letters of recommendation, are received by December 1 will be considered for recommendation at the winter meeting of the AAPT Executive Board.
Applications can be submitted online or with the PDF. You should enter a unique ID at the bottom of the online application page so that you can edit your application if you need to return to it. Emails will automatically be sent to your references requesting letters of support for your online application.
Application materials may also be requested from:
American Association of Physics Teachers
One Physics Ellipse
College Park, MD 20740
Phone: (301) 209-3311
Fax: (301) 209-0845

Chancellor’s Scholar (One of 3 Signature Scholarships)

Deadline: December1, 2018 electronic submission

Amount : Full Tuition plus a one-time summer stipend for an immersive experience following the sophomore or junior year. Those showing a need could possibly receive more in aid.

After submitting admissions application submit scholarship application via MyAppVU

Leadership outside the classroom

Academic Excellence

Intellectual Promise

With the ability to articulate Ideas clearly.

For more information go to the website or email:

Additional Merit Scholarships

Vanderbilt offers a limited number of merit-based scholarships in amounts starting from $8,000 per year. Candidates for these scholarships will be identified by the Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships on the basis of academic achievement and fulfillment of any specific scholarships qualifications. Students wishing to ensure their consideration for these awards are encouraged to submit the Cornelius Vanderbilt Scholarship application by December 1, 2018.

These additional merit-based scholarships include the following:

  • The Carell Family Scholarship for students who have held part-time employment during their high school years and demonstrate financial need (full tuition and fees),
  • The Clark Scholars Program provides scholarship and programmatic assistance to meritorious engineering undergraduate students with demonstrated financial need ($15,000 per year plus assistance for summer immersive experiences),
  • The Maggie Craig Memorial Scholarship for students who are a resident of Giles County, Tennessee, and has attended school there at least five years (up to cost of attendance),
  • The Curb Leadership Scholarship for students who place creativity at the center of their lives and use their talents and leadership to transform their communities ($8,000),
  • The John Seigenthaler Scholarship for outstanding minority students interested in a career in journalism and/or public policy (full tuition), and
  • The Fred Russell-Grantland Rice Scholarship for students interested in pursuing a career in sports journalism ($25,000).

For more information see the website or email:


Cornelius Vanderbilt Scholarship (One of 3 Signature Scholarships)

Deadline: December 1, 2018 electronic submission

Amount: Full tuition plus a one-time summer stipend for an immersive project following the sophomore junior year. If more need is demonstrated there may be more financial available.

Scholarships are renewable each year as long as a GPA of 3.0 is maintained.

After submitting the admissions application submit the scholarship application via MyAppVU

Leadership outside the classroom

Intellectual/ Academic promise and Academic achievement

More information and application information online or



Ingram Scholars  (One of 3 signature Scholarships)

Deadline:  December 1, 2018

Amount: Full tuition plus a summer service work stipend

Renewable. Additional financial aid to those who show the financial need exceeds the amount awarded with a 3.0 GPA and fulfillment of service projects.


Application to College

Apply for scholarship after submitting admission application by MyAppVU

Must be submitted electronically.

More information online or e-mail:

Children’s Defense Fund 2019 Beat the Odds Scholarship
Amt: 5 Awards for $5,000 and a laptop computer and access to leadership program, as well as alumni mentors
Deadline: December 13, 2018 5 PM Central Time
Be a HS senior who attends public, charter or alternative school in the Houston Area
Have overcome significant adversity such as, but not limited to, poverty, disability, homelessness or abuse:
Demonstrate participation in school activities, community organizations, employment, and/or service leadership
Have a current GPA of 3.0 or higher
Graduate by July 2019; and
Plan to attend a college university or vocational school post graduation.
Applicants will be evaluated upon:
A completed application form
A personal statement 500-750 words which should tell the applicants story with sufficient details to describe ALL of the following:
Significant hardships/challenges faced
How the applicant has, or is overcoming these challenges
Volunteer and service leadership experiences
Academic achievements and other recognitions
An educator recommendation from a teacher who knows the applicant well
A community member recommendation from a mentor, employer or counselor who knows the applicant well
A high school transcript
Application forms are online as well as directions

Cross Lites Scholarship Contest
Amount: 27 Awards for $4,000
Deadline: December 31, 2018
High School students
Write a 400-600 word essay based on one of Dr. Parker’s quotes or messages
(Entrants will compete against students of the same level.)
If selected as one of the top 20 finalist you will need to provide an official transcript
Contact and submission information is listed on the web sites rules and regulations.

David Keaton Seven Jewel Scholarship

XELEED Foundation
Amount: Not Specified
Deadline: December 14, 2018


Please read all instructions carefully before completing this application. Provide answers to all requests for information. Do not leave any request space blank. If the field does not apply to you, please indicate by filling the space with “NA.” Failure to complete instructions could result in an unfavorable rating.


This scholarship award is open to any male graduating high school seniors that:
Lives within the Greater Houston area
Possesses a minimum cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 on 4.0 scale
Demonstrate strong leadership skills
Has compiled a record of Community Service and Volunteer Activities
Graduating in Spring 2019
Enrolling in a four year undergraduate program, for the upcoming fall semester

Official Transcript.

Please provide an official transcript from your high school counselor or principal. Make sure it indicates the most current GPA and class ranking. Your high school counselor or principal must certify documentation in the appropriate space.

Current Resume

Please provide a resume of your previous jobs, school experience, community involvement, etc.

Please provide a 100 word (max) biography about yourself that includes your high school, GPA, extracurricular activities, high school accomplishments, community service, college you plan to attend, major and why you picked this major.


Please provide your favorite quote from a person you admire.
Recommendation Form

Please provide two (2) recommendations. Give the attached recommendation forms to one Teacher and one Faculty Member (i.e. Counselor, Principal, etc.). Family members are ineligible.

Essay Topic:

Please prepare a concise, well-written essay (not over 500 words double-spaced) addressing the following topic:
“Responsibility and Ownership: Understanding My Role in Today’s Society.”

Note: This should be one essay. It should be creative in point of view, style and writing technique. Essays will also be judged on grammatical structure.

Applications are available in the 10th grade office from Ms. Marr

DOE Scholars Program (Department of Energy) -2019
Deadline: December 17, 2018 @ 5PM Eastern time.
Amount: $600 per week for an undergraduate + Travel reimbursement of inbound and outbound costs up to $1,000 for participants who live more than fifty miles, one way, from the assigned hosting site.
The DOE Scholars Program is designed to attract talented undergraduate and graduate students, and recent graduates, to opportunities that are carefully designed to help prepare and motivate participants toward the full range of entry and mid-level research, technical and professional positions within U.S. DOE and organizations that support the DOE mission focused on discovering solutions to power and to secure America’s future, that DOE is committed to. Some of those:

Nuclear Security and Energy Security
Scientific Discovery and Innovation
Environmental Responsibility
Management Excellence
Cyber Security
Safeguards and Security
Technological Advancement
With this program you will have an opportunity to explore a Federal Career with DOE and gain a competitive edge as you apply your education, talent, and skills in a variety of settings within the DOE complex. Many opportunities are available at participating DOE Facilities nationwide.
Must be interested in a STEM field that supports the DOE mission.
See the website for all information and application and their requirements.

Dolman Law Group College Scholarship Video Essay Contest

Amount: 1 Scholarship for $1,100

Deadline: December 29, 2018


Eligibility Requirements

In order to participate in the scholarship contest, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be currently attending or planning to attend a college or university during the 2019-2020 academic year.
  • Must be in good academic standing with your current educational institution
  • For applicants under 18, you must have permission from a parent or legal guardian
  • Must apply to the contest via email and provide your name and the name of the institution you are attending or plan to attend
  • Must provide your video essay (YouTube format preferred) by the deadline of 12/29/2018.
  • Submit videos to:

Essay Topic

In order to participate in the essay contest, applicants must present a 2-minute video essay discussing the following issue:

Explaining, Preventing, and Pursuing Discrimination in the Workplace.

Many times, people in the workplace suffer from harassment, retaliation, and illegal discrimination. This can lead to depression, anxiety, lost wages, and even job loss. What ways can employees and their employers work together to provide a safe, fun, and discrimination-free working environment?

Deadline to apply for this scholarships is 12/29/2018 at 9AM EST.

Once the application period closes, we will review all submissions and determine a winner based on the following factors:

  • Video should not be longer than 2 minutes
  • Creativity
  • Originality
  • Feasibility
  • The applicant’s demonstrated potential for success in the legal field

Please note that the scholarship check will be issued directly to the winner’s university/college.

Jefferson Scholars Scholarship (University of Virginia)
Deadline: Nomination forms must be submitted by December 3, 2018.
2 Students may be submitted only if the school feels they have 2 equally qualified students.
Amount: Value $290,000 for out of state students. This covers the full cost of tuition for 4 years, opportunities and a study abroad experience.
$150,000 for Virginia residents in state
The stipend/scholarship includes tuition, fees, books, supplies, room and board and personal expenses.
Requirements: Must be nominated by your school with the qualities of leadership, scholarship, and citizenship.
For more information go to the website. If you are interested in being nominated contact your counselor or Mrs. Krottinger

John M Belk Scholarship
at Davidson College (Charlotte, NC)

Deadline: December 3, 2018

Amount: 8 Scholarships totaling $65,819 (annually renewable)

 Also included will be 2 special study stipends (up to $3000 per stipend) to pursue international study and other enrichment opportunities.


Nominees must submit materials including a completed admissions application no later than December 3, 2018

Approximately 30 students will be invited to participate in the Belk Celebration and selection weekend March 21-23, 2019


For further information go to the website for application and admissions information or e-mail

Director of Merit Programs at:

Lamber-Goodnow Injury Law Team Education Scholarships
Amount: 2 Awards for $1,000 each
Deadline: December 1, 2018
Creative thinker
Problem solver
500-700 word essay about how you are driven to be an innovator and your plans to influence progress on any level in any space or how you have already affected positive changes with creative thinking if any.
We will choose a finalist whose essays may be posted on our website and voted on via social media likes, shares, tweets, and +1’s. While this may have some influence on the eventual winning essays, it is not the sole basis of our final decisions
You must be enrolled in an accredited high school, college, or university. Please note that all types of colleges, including four- year community colleges and junior colleges qualify for eligibility.
Must have a minimum GPA of 2.8
Submit essay to;
See website for more information and submission directions.

Lamber-Goodnow Nursing Scholarship
Amount: 1 award for $1000
Deadline: December 1, 2018

Must be applying to a nursing program for enrollment the following year or currently in a nursing program that you will be in next year
Submit a 500-700 word essay telling us” What drives you and why you want to pursue a nursing degree or why you want to go to nursing school?”
We will choose finalist whose essays may be posted on our website and voted on via social media likes, shares, tweets, and 1+’s. While this may have some influence on the eventual winning essays, it is not the sole basis of our final decisions.

Submit essays to;
Please go to the website to see submission requirements

Lamber-Goodnow Law School Scholarship
Amount: 1 award for $1,000
Deadline: December 1, 2018
Must be enrolling in law school or already enrolled and will be attending the next year
Submit a 500-750 word essay telling us about what drives you and why you want to pursue a law degree or why you want to go to law school. Explain what motivates you.
Submit to
Your essay may be posted and voted on by social media. This may have some influence on our voting but it is not the sole basis of our final decision.

Look Twice Save A Life Scholarship
Amount: 1 award for $1,000.
Deadline: December 1, 2018
Create a form of social awareness that inspires other students to focus on Looking Twice for Motorcycle Safety. This can be a video, artwork, essay or anything that would engage other students to focus on safe driving
Once you complete that please proceed to fill out the application in our contact form .
Submit a link to your video, artwork, essay or creative element of your choice in the final step of the application
You must have a valid drivers license
Email if you have questions to:
Application and more information is available online on the website.

North American Van Lines Logistics Scholarship

Amount: 5 for $1,000

Deadline: December 15, 2018

Eligibility Requirements:

  • U.S. Citizen (or permanent resident).
  • Enrolled (or enrolling) as a full time student of an accredited college/university within the United States for completion of an undergraduate degree in Logistics or equivalent field.
  • Limit of one (1) entry per contestant.
  • Employees, professional affiliates, and agents of North American Van Lines (and their immediate families) are not eligible.
  • The applicant must comply with IRS rules to qualify for the tax-free benefits of the scholarship, including following.  
  • You must be a Candidate for a Degree. You are a Candidate for a Degree if you:
  • Eligible educational institution. An eligible educational institution is one whose primary function is the presentation of formal instruction and that normally maintains a regular faculty and curriculum and normally has a regularly enrolled body of students in attendance at the place where it carries on its educational activities. 


  • Qualified education expenses. For purposes of tax-free scholarships and fellowship grants, these are expenses for:
  • Qualified education expenses do not include the cost of:

Application Requirements:

  • Complete all required sections of our application form below.
  • Be sure to attach the following documents to your application form:

Copy of your most recent transcripts.

Some verification of enrollment at your college.

Your Essay.

Entry Requirements:

  • Submit a brief essay of between 400 and 800 words, detailing why a career in logistics/supply chain management is your college major of choice. A personalized tone, referencing sincere firsthand experience and sentiment, is best—no need to be too formal. We want to know why you truly believe in logistics as the best career path for you!

Application is available online

For more information go to the website..

SBO (School Band and Orchestra)
Deadline: December 31, 2018
Amount: 5 Scholarships for $1,000
Answer this essay question, in 250 words or less:
“What role has your music played in bringing you closer to your school mates, friends and the community at large?” Directions to submit are online, as well as more information.

Take Care of Texas Video Contest
Amt: High School students will win scholarships from $500 Third Place
Second Place $1,500 and First Place $2,500
Deadline: Dec 14, 2018
Be enrolled in public, private or home schooled
Video needs to be 30 seconds long
Portray positive ways Texans can help keep our water and air clean
Portray positive ways to conserve water and energy
Portray ways to reduce waste
Videos should include the slogan “Take Care of Texas. It’s the only one we’ve got.
Winners announced Feb 28th 2019.

Texas A&M Turfgrasss Science
Amount: $4,000 per year for four years
Deadline: December 1, 2018
Accepted in a major offered at the A&M University
Top Ten % of graduating class
Minimum combined math and verbal SAT score of 1250
Maintain a 3.0 GPA at Texas A&M, College Station
Scholarship applications are available online
For more information or an application for the Freshman scholarships in Soil and Crop Science contact
LeAnn Hague 979-845-6148 979-458-0533


The Gladys and Larry Wilding International Student Travel Scholarship
Amount: 2 Awards for $1,500
This scholarship is for a student International Study Abroad
The Gladys and Larry Wilding endowment was given to support undergraduate and/or graduate students who will be engaged in international study experiences through the Department of Soil and Crop Sciences. To further this goal, the Department is requesting applications from qualified students to further their international study experience as a full time student in the Department of Soil & Crop Sciences. The Gladys and Larry Wilding Travel scholarship will provide $1500 to each of two students doing International studies in the soil and crop sciences.
For more information about this program contact LeAnn Hague at 979-845-6148

Wealth Wise Scholarship
Amount: 1 award for $1,000
Deadline: December 31, 2018

Minimum GPA 3.5
Must be a US Resident
Must send an official transcript
Must be planning on attending college
Scholarship money must go to tuition ( it will be paid directly to the college or university)
Complete an essay of 500-900 words about:
How the US Credit Scoring System Can Be Improved this essay should explore current issues in today’s credit landscape and various ways to offset the negative implications that affect many Americans’ ability to access capital.
Any resources should be carefully noted and cited appropriately using the MLA format
Any plagiarism or fabrication will disqualify the applicant from the award disbursement
The essay should be written in 12 point font, Times New Roman, double spaced I inch margins
Mail your official transcript and original essay to the following address:

Bad Credit. Org
Attn: wealth Wise Scholarship
15 SE 1st Ave
Suite B
Gainesville, Fl 32601

Youth Forward Scholarship
Amount: 6 @ $500
Deadline: December 1, 2018

Application is in Essay format
Questions to be answered in your essay are:
What is the area in which you have chosen to volunteer (e.g., homelessness, anti-drunk driving, youth art programs, etc.)? Why did you choose it?
How many hours per year / week / month have you volunteered?
What are / were your responsibilities as a volunteer?
What has been your biggest challenge as a volunteer?
What has giving you the most satisfaction as a volunteer?
What have you learned from your volunteer position?
How are your interests and career goals in alignment with that volunteer focus, or perhaps not?
Looking towards the future, how do you see your activities as “forward looking?” What does “forward looking” mean to you?
What change do you seek to foster in the world via your volunteer activities?
If you were to come back in ten, twenty, or even thirty, years do you think your volunteer activities would have “made a difference?” How so?

Submissions Requirements:
High School, University or College full time student
Include a picture of yourself, which we can post on our site to go along with your essay
Provide proof of successful acceptance to a college, University or Higher Institute of Learning
Payment will be made to applicant’s college

Find further instructions and sample essays on the website.

January Deadline


APIA Scholarship Program (Asian Pacific Islander American)
Deadline: January 10, 2019
Amount: there are multiple Scholarships opportunities for high school graduates as well as current college students in varying amounts, number of years, fields of study, location and more. For more information go to the website and see what is available.
Applications are open September 1, 2018

Carr P Collins Scholarship Program (Baylor University)
Amount: unspecified number of scholarships
Minimum amount $5,200 for freshman year, renewable for three additional years.
Deadline: January 31, 2019 Applications submitted by mail must be postmarked 1/31/2019. Those submitted by e-mail must be received in the office by midnight on January 31, 2019 to:
Carr P. Collins should be in the subject line
rank in the top quarter of their graduating class
have a minimum score of 1310 on the SAT or 28 on the ACT
have completed a balanced college preparatory program including history, science and a foreign language
be a bona fide resident of the state of Texas
a resume of your high school honors, award, achievements and extracurricular activities
a handwritten essay of no more than 500 words illustrating your concept of leadership and how community service experiences have impacted your life
a specific nomination for the Carr P. Collins Program from a teacher, counselor, or principal that includes a brief explanation of why you deserve the scholarship
Must maintain a 3.0 GPA, make satisfactory academic progress toward a degree, and continue to demonstrate dedication to leadership and service
Recipients must participate in a program of civic or community service approved by Baylor University for one semester during each year they are designated Collins Scholars

Mailing address for the Scholarship Materials is:
Carr P. Collins Scholars Program
% Baylor University
Student Financial Aid
One Bear Place # 97028
Waco Texas 76798-7028
For more information on Baylor Scholarships, work-study programs, and applications visit the website.

Charles Butt Scholarship (Raise Your Hand Texas Foundation)
Deadline: January 31, 2019
Amount: up to $8,000 per year for up to 4 years of school
These are the participating Universities for aspiring teachers:
*Our Lady of the Lake
*U.T. Austin
*Southern Methodist University
*Rice University
*University of Houston
*Texas A&M College Station Special Education Program
*Texas Tech University
*Trinity University (Masters Only)

Must be enrolled as a full time student 2019-2020
EC-6Generalist Certification
Bilingual Certification
Special Education Certification
University of Texas Urban Teachers Social Studies
University of Texas Urban Teachers English
Maintain a 3.0 grade point average
Participate in Raise Your Hand professional development activities
Receive a letter of recommendation for continuation from the program coordinator each year AND plan to teach in a high school-needs classroom in a Texas public school upon completion of the program

Application information and eligibility requirements can be found on the website and on the partnership schools websites when applying to the individually.

College of Engineering FIRST Scholarship
Deadline: January 2, 2019
Amount : $20,000 (4 year) + funding to participate in a research program with a College of Engineering faculty member for up to 10 hours per week for one semester in the first two years of study.
Must be a student who has participated in the FIRST ROBOTICS program for at least one full season in high school and who has applied and been admitted to the College of Engineering.
Applications and all supporting documentation for admission to the College of Engineering are due no later than January 2. FIRST Scholarship applications and recommendations are due no later than February 1
Applications are located on the website

Coolidge Scholarship** (For students applying to college in 2020)
Amount : Full tuition for 4 years, merit scholarship good for any college or university in the United States and you must be a US Citizen or legal permanent resident
Deadline: January 23, 2019 @ 5 PM

Eligible students are based on academic excellence and have an interest in Public policies, and have an appreciation for and understanding of the values of President Coolidge, as well as humility and service
The top 100 applicants participate in the Coolidge Senators Program which includes an all- expenses paid weekend in Washington DC and a one-time $1,000 scholarship.
Applicants who make it to the finalist level, but do not ultimately win the full scholarship, receive a one- time finalist scholarship of $5,000

Applications and further information can be accessed on our scholarship site
You can also e-mail us if you have questions at:
By phone at: 802-672-3389 ext. 114
AXA Achievement Scholarship
Amount: 52 Awards for $25,000. In addition, for every student who wins a scholarship, a grant of $1000 will be made to the winner’s school.
Deadline: December 14, 2018

Be a US Citizen or legal resident living or claiming residency in one of the 50 states, Washington DC or Puerto Rico
Be self- motivated by showing outstanding achievement in school, community, and work related activities
Determined, a goal setter, respect for self, family and community
Ability to strive to succeed
Create an account for more information and application

Ethel Hedgeman Lyle Foundation of Texas
Amount: Not specified
Deadline: January 9, 2019

Outstanding African American Female and Male and attend school in the Aldine, Cypress, Fairbanks, Humble, Klein, and Spring school districts as well as reside within the districts as noted above
Plan on attending a four-year college or university
Plan to attend the scholarship awards banquet held on April 2019 if chosen as a scholarship recipient.
Application must be typed or printed legibly in black ink
Be completed in it’s entirety
You will need to have an official transcript
A copy of a recent SAT/ACT scores
A recent photo suitable for publication
An Essay of 300-500 words about:
“Describe your family, home, neighborhood, community or environment in which you were raised and explain how it has shaped you as a person.”
2 letters of recommendation
1 from a school official of the high school you are attending
2 One from a community leader who can certify your community service involvement.

All applications must be postmarked by Wednesday January 9, 2019
Mail to;
Ethel Hedgeman Lyle Foundation of Texas
Scholarship Committee
PO Box 3258
Spring Texas 77383
Phone if you have questions Tranita Carroll 713-419-9878
You can e-mail your scholarship application to Tranita Carroll at:
Applications and letter are available in the 10th grade office. See Ms. Marr

The Houston Saengerbund 2019 Scholarship Program
Deadline: Applications accepted between August 1 and January 12, 2019
2 Divisions : Singing and Language
AMT: 3 Divisions Awards Mens-Womens- Mixed Choirs
5 Awards in each Division from $1500 -$500 in each division for a total of $10,000
German Language: Not specific on Amount but I am calculating about $3000
US Citizen or permanent legal resident
Member of 2019 graduating class public or private HS or home schooled
In process or has already applied to a college or university.
Applications on line.

IMPACT MLK Scholarship Foundation
No website
Deadline: January 14, 2019 received in their office
Send questions to :
or mail to:
IMPACT MLK Scholarship Foundation
P O Box 8593
The Woodlands, Tx 77387

All information and application requirements can be obtained in the
10th grade office from Ms. Marr
Senior graduating in the spring of 2019
2.5 GPA and higher
Verifiable community service
Financial need as determined by FAFSA Student Aid Report
A typed Essay of 500 words or less about:
“In our current political climate what is the meaning of Dr. King’s
Dream and how it can be used to impact social change?”

MIT Think Scholars Program
Amount: 3 awards for $500
Deadline: January 1, 2019

Must be a full time high school student attending a public, Private or home school at the time of your application
Must be a US resident during the 2018-2019 school year
One submission per applicant
One or two student per project

Project and application information is online @

The Pavilion Partners of Fine Arts Scholarship
Must be submitted online only
Deadline January 31, 2019
Amounts range from $2,500 to $7,500
Available for Dance, instrumental music, musical theatre, theatre arts, visual art and vocal music
Eligibility for Fine Arts Scholarships
Graduating seniors who intend to major in the fine arts and who reside within the boundaries set by the scholarship committee are eligible to apply for the scholarships. The application process is only an online process through the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion site. They may attend public school, private school, homeschool, or an online school.
• Boundaries are Northwest Houston school districts: Aldine ISD, Conroe ISD, Klein ISD, Magnolia ISD, Montgomery ISD, New Caney ISD, Spring ISD, Splendora ISD, Tomball ISD, and Willis ISD.
• Students who attend accredited online schools operated by school districts not listed are eligible only if they reside within the boundaries set by the Scholarship Committee.
• Scholarships are for students who intend to pursue a degree within a fine art major, not a degree with a fine art as a “minor.”
• Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or eligible resident.

For more information and submission requirements, please visit the website above.

TAPT- School Bus Safety Speech Contest
www.tapt .com
Deadline: 4 PM, January 25, 2019
Award: First prize is $ 1,000 with a total of $9,200 being awarded for grade levels
9th-10th-11th-and 12th grades
Only 1 student per grade level from each school is eligible.
The topic for their speech will be:
“Red Lights Mean STOP”
Please see the website for complete rules and registration information.
Go to the website and on the top banner select events and then “speech contest”
To get to the information and registration page.

University of Houston Terry Foundation Scholarship
Amount is based upon the cost of attendance to 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. This scholarship is the last dollar award and as such, Terry Scholars will have all unmet financial need covered by the Terry Scholarship

Deadline: Submit at your earliest opportunity but no later than January 11, 2019

2019 High School Graduate
Have leadership qualities and ability
Financial Need
Scholastic achievement
Strong SAT/ACT scores, GPA and class rank
Outside the classroom activity and holding leadership positions
Need to demonstrate some level of financial need
To be considered for nomination candidates must complete an online application and submit supplemental materials by the deadline of January 11, 2019 and transcripts can be dated no later than the same date,

Mailing address is Honors College at the University of Houston
Coordinators for the Terry Foundation
M.D. Anderson Library
4333 University Dr. Rm 212
Houston Tx 77204-2001

Online at:

Texas Student Housing Scholarship (Students accepted to colleges in Austin, College Station, or Denton Texas and have NOT signed off-campus housing leases)
Deadline: January 31, 2018
Amount: The cost of an off-campus room for 1 academic year ( See the list of accepted facilities or a place that is comparable to them.
Academic excellence
Leadership qualities
Financial needs may be considered
Transcripts and a completed application for the scholarship as well as letters of recommendation
( If there are any changes in your status, e-mail, phone numbers, mailing address, any contact information, please let the scholarship committee know)
Application for the scholarship and requirements are available at the website listed above or in the 10th grade office from Ms. Marr.

Washington University in St Louis Premiere Merit Based Scholarships
Danforth Scholars Program
John B Ervin Scholars Program
Annika Rodriguez Scholars Program

Danforth Scholars Program
The Danforth Scholars Program honors students with a passion for helping others. We are looking for students who have demonstrated leadership in service and a strong commitment to community. Danforth Scholars are also known for their academic excellence, personal integrity, and high ideals.
Named in honor of William H. and Elizabeth Gray Danforth, the former Chancellor and First Lady of Washington University from 1971 to 1995, the program is a tribute to their exemplary leadership and service. The program is funded by friends of the Danforths.
Danforth Scholars may receive full- or half-tuition scholarships. The scholarship is renewed each year for the duration of the degree program, provided the scholar progresses academically and upholds the high standards of character required of scholars.
For more information, visit the program website at
Students who apply to any undergraduate division may apply for the Danforth Scholars Program. A separate application and additional letter of recommendation is required.
Please note - To provide all prospective students equal access to apply for the Danforth Scholars Program, we’ve eliminated the nomination requirement from the application process. This ensures students from under-resourced schools and communities will be able to apply for and be considered for this prestigious Scholars Program.
On-Campus Interviews for Finalists
WashU will invite finalists to campus for a weekend program, March 28–31, 2019. For these scholarships the university will pay for finalists’ round-trip expenses within the United States and their expenses in St. Louis during this visit. To remain eligible, finalists must attend this program.
To apply for the Danforth Scholars Program:
• Submit an application for admission to the Class of 2023.
• Log in to your WashU Pathway account to submit the separate application for the Danforth Scholars Program.
• Write a brief answer (250 words) to the following question:
The Danforth Scholars program is looking for students with a strong commitment to community, and demonstrated initiative in leadership and service. Please share an example of your personal experience as a leader that would clarify why you would be a good fit for this community of scholars.
• Write a short essay (250-500 words) on the following topic:
What matters to you?
• Submit an additional (third) letter of recommendation from a member of your community who knows you well. If you submit an "other" letter of recommendation through the Common Application or Coalition Application, that letter may be used.
• The application and letter of recommendation must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. Central Time on January 2, 2019.

February Deadline


Caroline E Holt Nursing Scholarship (Granted through the DAR)
Amount: 3 Awards $1,000
Deadline: February 15, 2019
Have been accepted in an accredited school of nursing to earn an associate’s, or bachelor’s, or master’s degree
Letter of acceptance
Must be a US citizen
Maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0
Exhibit financial need
Strong Moral character shown through volunteer activities
Applications should be accompanied by official transcripts, letters of recommendation and a 1000 word personal statement. Application can be found on the website
All materials can be sent to
Or to:

Danny Barrera Memorial Blood Donor Scholarship
Amt: Private scholarship 1 for $750
Be a senior at a Klein ISD high school
Plan to attend an institution of higher learning after high school graduation
Have donated blood or platelets at least twice at a Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center facility or blood drive or have been otherwise involved in blood drives or donor recruitment
Completely fill out the application form, neatly printed or typed
Include a resume explaining your extracurricular activities, awards, etc. ( any format)
An official high school transcript, which includes the first semester of your senior year (the transcript must be mailed directly from the school)

Mail application materials to:
Danny Barrera Memorial blood Donor Scholarship
PO Box 11804
Spring, TX 77391-1804
With a postmark between February 1 and March 31, 2019
The transcript will come from the school separately, unless they are willing to send your other materials that should be completed with your transcript.
Winner will be notified by May 15, 2019 and check will be mailed to the institution of the winners choice after graduation.

Applications can be picked up in the 10th grade office from Ms. Marr

George and Mary Josephine Hamman Foundation
Deadline: February 17, 2019 at 4:00 PM (if it’s a Saturday please submit the day before on Friday February 16, 2019 A 4:00 PM
Amount: 70 Scholarships for Houston area high school seniors, ($20,000 disbursed over 4 years) for any major in any college or university in the United States .
Houston Area High School Seniors after the start of their senior year
Citizen of the United States. Students with Permanent Resident status are not eligible.
Scholarships are awarded on academics and financial need
Applications and supporting documents must be filled out completely and accurately. If you have questions you can call for guidance at the number listed on the website. Applications are available on the website as well as specific instructions.

Gonzaga University Leaders Scholarship
Amount: $20,000 over 4 years
Deadline: February 1, 2019
Complete Gonzaga application for admission by February 1, 2019
Complete Gonzaga Leadership Scholarship Program application by February 1, 2019
Leadership Resume and creative expression of leadership – written, video, audio, or photo
GPS at least 3.5 at the time of the application
SAT scores/ACT scores/10 Honors/AP, IB, or Cambridge Courses throughout high school
An Essay portion is part of the requirements.
For more information and requirements visit the website listed above.

2019 Houston Livestock and Rodeo (Educational Commitment)
Applications open November 5 and must be submitted no later than February 4, 2019 @ 7:59 PM
All supplemental documents must be submitted by February 14, 2019 @ 6:59

Be a US Citizen and Texas resident
Graduating high school senior from an eligibile school
Complete the free application for Federal Student Aid that is available in October 2018
Plan to attend an accredited, not-for-profit university in the State of Texas
More information on the types of awards offered and application information contact the educational Programs Department @
Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Educational Programs Department
P O Box 20070
Houston, Tx 77225

Houston Northwest Chamber of Commerce Foundation
You can google information about this organization but there is old scholarship 2013-2017 information on it.
Amount: Not specified on our information but in the past has been $1,500
Deadline: February 27, 2019

All completed applications must be received and postmarked by Wednesday February 27, 2019 no later than 4:00 PM
Late and incomplete applications will not be considered.
The address for submission is:
Houston Northwest Chamber of Commerce Foundation
3920 Cypress Creek Parkway,
Suite 120 ( FM 1960 W )
Houston Tx. 77068

Considerations will be recognized for academic excellence and service to our community which will come from information on the scholarship. Any supporting documents required MUST be delivered at the same time with the application

Official Transcript
Enrolled in Aldine, Klein or Spring ISD high schools in 2018-2019

General - College Scholarship
Certification Award – Certified Veterinary Assistant (CVA)
Certification Award – NCCER Construction Technology
Certification Award – Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) – Excel Expert
Certification Award – Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) – Word Expert
Certification Award – Quickbooks Certified User
Certification Award – Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPht)
Certification Award – Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
Certification Award – Cosmetology Operator License
Certification Award – Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT)
Certification Award – CompTIA Network
Certification Award – AWS D1.1
Certification Award – Certified SolidWorks Associate (CSWA)
Certification Award – ASE Automotive Service Excellence

Awards that are available above.
Applications available in the 10th grade office; see Ms. Marr

Jack and Jill 2019 Academic Support Grant
Deadline: Received by February 28, 2019
Amount: Up to $1,000

Senior graduating in the spring who is an African –American
Student must be enrolled in a school in the Jack and Jill of the Woodlands Area
3.0 GPA or better
Students with athletic scholarships are ineligible
Financial need as determined by FAFSA Student Aid Report ( SAR )

A typed essay
( 150 -300 word essay which discusses an accomplishment, event, or realization that sparked a period of personal growth and a new understanding of yourself or others. )
An acceptance letter from the college or university that you will be attending
One letter of recommendation from a teacher or an employer
Copy of student aid report
Copy of high school transcript
Copies of ACT and/or SAT score reports ( if not reported on you HS transcript ) Information and copies of applications can be in the tenth grade office with Ms Marr.

Mildred Nutting Nursing Scholarship (DAR generated Scholarship)

Amount: 2 Awards for a one-time award of $2,00


Occupational/Physical Therapy Scholarship (DAR Generated Scholarships)

Amount: 2 awards for a one-time award of $ 2,000


Madeline Pickett (Halbert) Cogswell Nursing Scholarship
Amount: 2 Awards for $ 2,500


District of Columbia Nursing Scholarship
2 Awards for a one-time award of $ 2,500
Deadline: February 15, 2019
All of these scholarships have the same website and instructions
Submitting instructions will have different e-mails but use the same website to post information.

Email the completed application packet to the national vice chair of the specific scholarship for which you are applying. The application packet must be complete and arranged in the order listed below. Most recent transcripts, letters of recommendation and other required documents must be emailed to the national vice chair of the specific scholarship no later than February 15 , 2019 Midnight EST in a single email. The application is not to exceed 15 pages. A separate application must be submitted for each scholarship; incomplete applications will be not be considered. Photographs will result in disqualification and should not be included. Scholarships are judged and awarded without regard to gender, race, color, religion, national origin, or disability. NOTE: Application must be typed or computer generated. Scholarship applicants selected as finalists will be contacted to provide a sealed official transcript, which will be sent to NSDAR headquarters.

Scholarship Application (must be typed or computer generated).
Statement of 1,000 words or less setting forth his/her career objectives (typed). Most recent transcript of high school (must indicate class rank, size, and test scores, if available) or college grades (as applicable). Major must be indicated on most recent transcript where specific major required. Home schooled students include transcripts for grade 9 through current year must be sent with application.
All scholarships with a minimum grade point average (GPA) are based on a 4.0 scale or the equivalent GPA on the scale used by the applicable educational institution.
Letters of recommendation (at least two but not to exceed four from high school or college now attending). Letter should cover applicant’s ability, work habits, integrity, character, potential, and volunteer activities.
List of extra-curricular activities, honors received, and scholastic achievements (one side of 8 1/2'' x 11'' paper).
Photocopy of United States citizenship: birth certificate, naturalization papers, or information page of U.S. Passport. Cover your photograph if you are submitting a copy of naturalization or passport pages.
Financial Need Form for the: Caroline E. Holt, Mildred Nutting and Occupational Therapy Scholarships (typed or computer generated).

Send all materials to:

Medical Scholarships

These awards are on the same website, in the amount of up to $5,000 for students attending or accepted to an approved medical school for study to become as medical doctor, including Osteopathic Medical School, Colleges, or Universities.
Alice W Rooke Scholarship ( Amount:1 Award for $5,000 non-renewable but you can reapply up to four years)


Irene and Daisy MacGregor Memorial Scholarship (Amount: 2 awards for $5,000 and can be renewed conditional upon maintaining a 3.25 GPA)

*NOTE* This scholarship is also available to students who have been accepted into Psychiatric Nursing program.

NHCAC of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.

Deadline : February 1, 2019 (postmark date)

Amt: Not Specified.

Will offer financial assistance to distinguished graduating African-American students pursuing a higher education in the 2019-2020 academic years. Scholarship is open to multiple candidates.


African –American high school seniors graduating in 2019

Reside in one of the service areas of North Harris County Alumnae Chapter.

(Tomball, Cypress, Jersey Village, Spring , and Humble Texas)

GPA of a 2.75 or higher on a 4.0 scale

Must be enrolled in an accredited college or university for the 2019-2020 academic school year.

Completed scholarship application, Official high school transcript, in a sealed envelope, 2 recommendation letters, typed essay and professional photo

These applications will be screened and evaluated based on the scholastic discipline, personal achievement, narrative statement, and community involvement and interview.

An electronic version of our scholarship application can be found on our website.

 You can feel free to contact Dionne Hill should you have any further questions or concerns at:

Tommy Tune Scholarship
The number of scholarships awarded each year varies
Deadline: February 18, 2019

Must be a student in a Tommy Tune Participating School or an Alternate School
Must be an active participant in their tommy Tune Participating School’s Musical
Must be a graduating senior
Must plan to major in theatre, music, dance, arts administration, technical theatre, stage management, light/set/wardrobe design or theatre/music/dance education in college
Must maintain a “B” average or above in all areas of academic study. A B average is generally a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, or a 3.4 on a 4.5 scale
Must demonstrate an active participation and passion for performing arts
Online application:
Contact Information
Academic Information including GPA, SAT/ACT scores, extra-curriculars
Awards and Honors
Community Involvement and Service
Extra-curricular Activities
Training and Experience
Other documents
Teacher recommendation
Copy of transcript
Proof of acceptance to a College or University
Financial Information
Student Essay Questions
-----Who are you as an artist?
-----How does your future in the performing arts tie into the Tommy tune Core values of artistry, education, and community?
Applications available on the website as well as other documents that you may be needing.

March Deadline


AICHE Scholarships for STEM Majors
Deadline: March 31, 2019
Amount: $1,000

Graduating high school senior
Engineering or Science major
College acceptance letter and proof of registration
Application completed and signed
Letter of reference
Sponsorship letter from a practicing engineer or scientist
Mail all materials in one envelope or package and be post marked on or before March 31, 2019
Mail to :
Fuels & Petrochemicals Division of AICHE
Attn: Scholarship Pane/Sheima Khatib
Dept. of Chemical Engineering
Box 43121
Lubbock, Tx 79409-3121
OR e-mail to:

City Of Houston Public Service Recognition Essay Contest
Amount: $ 2,000 1 award
$ 1,200 1 award
$ 800 1 award
$ 500 2 awards
Deadline: Midnight Monday, March 18, 2019

Choose a city career, put yourself in a city employee’s shoes, and write 500 words about how you would strengthen the City of Houston doing your job.
You can research current events about the City of Houston
Provide specific suggestions about how you would address issues, improve or create innovative city programs
Essays about careers or entities outside the purview of the City of Houston will not be considered.
If you go to the website listed above, you can read last year’s winning essay to see what they are looking for in an essay.
The online entry form is also located under the tab “essay contest”.

Dana Michelle Pettaway Servant’s Heart Scholarship
Amount: 7 awards for $2,000- a plaque-attendance to the DMP event.
Deadline: March 18, 2019
Must exhibit leadership in areas of volunteerism and community service while maintaining high academics.
Must be a legal US resident
Be a member of the Christian faith
Attend a high school in Harris County, Texas
Be a high school senior who is eligible for graduation in May or June of 2019
Intend to enroll as a full-time student in an accredited college, vocational or technical school in the summer or fall of 2019.
GPA of at least 2.75
**All of the following need to have an original + 5 copies sent along**
Application Form ( original + 5 copies Typed or printed legibly)
Essay #1 ( original + 5 copies) not to exceed one typed page, single spaced, 12 font
TOPIC My Role of Service in Church School and Community. Include the following in your essay:
How you served and the impact your service made in each of the following: church, school and community
Projects you initiated and/or led (if any)
Essay #2 (original +5 copies) Should not exceed one page typedsingle-spaced, 12 font. TOPIC “MY testimony of Faith” include the following in your essay:
When did you receive Jesus as your Lord and Savior and describe the experience if notable
How did it change your thinking? How does faith govern who you are today
If applicable, describe any challenges or obstacles you have faced over the last 4 years, and how your faith helped guide you.
Two Letters of recommendation (original plus 5 copies)
One from your school, (teacher, mentor, counselor) and one from your church (pastor, youth pastor, adult leader.)
The letter must be on Letterhead and include a brief description of their interaction with you and their observations of your role in service. Should not exceed one typed sheet, single spaced, and must include writers signature, title, address, phone number and/or e-mail
High school transcripts
Service Hours (must have a minimum of 30 Hours)
Letter of Acceptance (6 copies)
Photo a 4x5 headshot with your name written on the back
Appear for Interview Saturday April 27, 2019 with the selection committee and is MANDATORY
See the website for an application and submission instructions!

EWISP Scholarship (Executive Women International)
Amount: Scholarship offers financial aid to graduating students in the Houston area. Open to males and females alike
Deadline: March 22, 2019. If you submit your online application before March 22, you will still be able to edit it up until the deadline date.
Applicants, who are selected, need to be aware of personal interview dates May I 2019, participation in a video interview May 18, 2019, and Award receiving ceremony July 11, 2019 at 6 pm in Houston that are mandatory.
You will need to create an account to begin the application process
The chapter in the drop down box will be EWI Houston
Applicants will need to download :
Transcripts 2 letters of recommendation from your choice of
When exiting the application process, make sure you click the submit button to save your work.
Application website listed above.

Executive Women International Scholarship Program (EWISP)
Deadline: Friday, March 22, 2019
Amount: 1 renewable every year of college depending on financial need
High school senior ( male or female) planning to pursue a degree at an accredited post-secondary institution
Demonstrates a financial need
Has a GPA 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
Contributes to their community by demonstrating their involvement in extracurricular activities, work, religious, civic or volunteer activities
The Following Documents are required:
Student transcripts most recent
FAFSA/TAFSA documentation
(2) letters of recommendation
Legal residency in the country in which you are applying
To apply you must go online and create an account and completely fill out all information online.
Application are made online and you can save and edit your application during the process time to make corrections or changes but when you are finished you must hit the SUBMIT for the final submission.
Decisions will be based on many factors including character personal merit and background, and leadership qualities.

GMiS Scholarship Portal
Several scholarships listed on this site.
Deadline : March 31, 2019
Amount: 2 - $1,000 scholarships
Graduating high school seniors who are leaders, academically sound, and majoring in an engineering or science degree program/school
College acceptance letters/proof of registration
Application completed and signed
Letter of reference
Sponsorship letter from a practicing engineer or scientist
Mail all materials in one envelope or package and be post marked on or before March 31, 2019
Mail to :
Fuels & Petrochemicals Division of AICHE
Attn: Scholarship Pane/Sheima Khatib
Dept. of Chemical Engineering
Box 43121
Lubbock, Tx 79409-3121
OR e-mail to:

Greater Houston Frontiers Club Inc. Scholarship
***Since the deadline is during Spring Break, transcripts need to be obtained before break****
Amount: $1,000 for a 4 year college or university program
$ 500 for a Community college or Technical school
The number of awards is not specified.
Deadline: Friday, March 15, 2019
Academic Excellence
Service to community
Leadership in activities
Communication skills
Financial Need
An essay
Must have attended a high school in Harris County
Proof of registration in College
Minimum enrollment 6 semester hours.
High School transcripts
Return Essay, transcripts, and completely filled out application to:
Or by mail to:
Greater Houston Frontiers Club. Inc.
Att: Scholarship Committee
15814 Champion Forest Dr. # 116
Spring Texas 77379

Gulf Coast Maintenance and Operations Scholarship
Amount: Minimum amount $1,000 and the number of awards will vary.
Deadline: 3:00 PM March 4, 2019
Applications and supporting documents must be submitted to:
1. The minimum amount of the scholarship shall be $1,000.00 for each scholarship. The number and amount of the scholarship(s) awarded each year may vary depending on availability of funds and the number of qualified applicants. The amount of funds made available for scholarship awards must be affirmed by the Gulf Coast M&O Officers.
2. A scholarship committee shall select the scholarship recipient(s). The committee shall consist of 4 members, one M&O officer, two members and one vendor.
3. The recipient(s) shall be selected from applications submitted by members of the Gulf Coast M&O. The Gulf Coast M&O must receive all scholarship applications by the designated due date each year.
4. Nominees must be accepted into an accredited two (2) or four (4) year college/university or a recognized trade school. A minimum of three (3) hours in summer session or a minimum of twelve (12) hours during the spring or fall semester is required to qualify for this award.
Copies of registration receipts must be submitted to the Gulf Coast M&O for payment. The scholarship must be utilized within 18 months following high school graduation.
5. Preference will be given to applicants majoring in a field directly related to school maintenance and operations including engineering, architecture, business, education, or other closely related field.
6. The scholarship amount will be awarded via payment to the student upon receipt of a paid invoice from the institution verifying enrollment in the required course load. Should a recipient fail to utilize the awarded
amount within 18 months, of graduation, the unused amount will revert back to the Gulf Coast M&O general fund.
7. A copy of your high school transcript showing grades and GPA through the Fall semester must accompany the application.

InvesTex Credit Union 2019 Scholarship Application
Amount: 6 $1,000
Deadline: Postmarked by march 8, 2019

Eligibility Requirements
A member of InvestTex Credit Union ( an account set up in your own name)
and that account needs to be in good standing.
Must be a high School Senior
Must plan on attending an accredited college, community college, university or technical school
InvesTex employees, Board Members and their immediate families are not eligible
Complete application form. All applications become property of the credit union and will not be returned
Complete application form
Include all required attachments with your application. Applications received without required attachments will not be considered
Send applications with required attachments to:
InvesTex Credit Union-Attention Jana (Anders) Gonzales
8404 FM 1960 Bypass West Road
Humble, Tx 77338
Certified copy of high school transcripts
Two (2) letters of recommendation: (1) Academic and (1) Personal
Essay: 500 Words or less on:
Describe a person, event, or an activity that has made a significant impact in your life including how you have been affected. ( This should be on a separate sheet of paper.

Applications and Essay attachment paper are in available in the 10th grade office

Jacques DeMolay Lodge Scholarship Fund
Amount: 4 Awards of $ 1,500 each
Deadline: March 31, 2019 Postmark
Student must graduate from a local Houston-Area High School between
January 1, 2019 and July 31, 2019.
Must have a copy of high school transcript reflecting a minimum GPA of 2.5 based on a 4.0 scale
A properly executed, timely scholarship application postmarked by March 31, 2019 All in one envelope.
Must have 2 letters of recommendation as outlined on the application
Must have copies of the students SAT or ACT test scores
Student must be enrolled or planning to enroll in in an accredited college or university of higher education for the current or subsequent school term.
Trade school or vocational schools enrollment does not qualify for this scholarship
Application and all related documents must be mailed in ONE ENVELOPE
to ensure timely consideration of application.
Any questions should be mailed to:
Winner information will be posted on the web at the same address as the one at the beginning of this information by May 30, 2019

NSBE Houston Professionals 2019 Scholarship

Amount: $1,000 +

Deadline: March10, 2019

Eligibility: 3.0 on a 4.0 scale

Graduating high school senior and attending a high school in the Greater Houston Area planning to pursue a degree in S.T.E.M. related major

For application and more information contact

at the website listed above.

Texas Builders Foundation Scholarship Program

Amount: You need to go to the website and download the Scholarship Guidebook for details on how they match your application to the scholarship opportunity for which you are qualified.
Deadline: March 15, 2019

Accepted or enrolled for the fall semester as a student in a Texas technical/trade school/ community college/ university and be pursuing a residential construction related trade certification or residential degree
Seniors must have attended a Texas high school
Interest in obtaining employment in the residential construction industry

On the website listed above, the 2019 auto-fill application can be accessed and completed. More information is available about the past scholarships on the website.

Tri City Nupes Annual Scholarship (Kappa Alpha Psa Fraternity Inc.) sponsors
Amount: 5 Awards for $500 1 Scholarship just for engineering major
Deadline: March 8, 2019
Spring-The Woodlands-Huntsville-Alumni Chapter

Must be a graduating senior in the greater Houston area
Must be attending a fully accredited college or university as a full –time student
Must be enrolled for the fall 2019 semester
Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
A scholarship for engineering majors will also be awarded
If selected, recipients should plan to attend our 6th annual crawfish boil on April 27 2019
Unofficial Transcript
Completed application
Academic letter of recommendation ( on School or Company letterhead)
Submit this electronically with the subject line reading : Professional Letter of Recommendation-(Applicant’s Name)
Service letter of recommendation ( on School, Community, or Company letterhead the first line reading: Service Letter of Recommendation-(Applicant’s Name)
One essay on one of these topics with 350 words or less and attach it with your application
Detail a hardship that you have overcome to be where you are today, and in detail tell how you conquered this challenge and what did it teach you about yourself
Why do you want to get a college education
How will education contribute to who you want to be in life
Scholarship Applications can be filled out electronically and found online at:
All completed packets should be sent to:

Tzu Chi Scholars 2019 Program
Amount: 1 Award for $1,000
Deadline: Postmarked by March 1, 2019
Need based scholarship funded by the Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation
Must show a financial need
US high school graduating senior or equivalent
Minimum GPA 3.0
Will enroll in an accredited college full time for the academic year of 2019-2020
Applications available online with a list of other necessary documents such as Tax returns for 2017 and 2018, as well as an autobiography of 2 to 5 pages types that explains why you should be awarded a scholarship.
For all information, go to the website listed above.

UNCF STEM Scholars Program
Deadline: March 3, 2019
Amount: Tiered tuition scholarships up to $25,000
A $5,000 stipend based on a STEM-related project/internship of the student’s interest
Academic support-services and mentoring
Participation in:
Summer scholars Orientation and Conference
UNCF Student Tech Empowerment Workshop
Career-development support
High school/pre- college STEM summer leadership institute
General requirements:
African American
GPA 3.0
High school senior entering a US accredited college or university
Financial need demonstrated
U S Citizen or legal permanent resident
Apply online at the web address above
Further questions email:

Windrose Garden Club Scholarship 2019
No Website
Amount: 2 Awards of $ 1,000 each
Deadline: March 25, 2019
Must be a resident of Windrose
Must be a graduating senior this Spring (2019)
Scholarship is based heavily upon the essay
The Essay is: Considering your lifetime goals, discuss how your current and future classes and activities might help you achieve your goals. Include why you are a good candidate for this scholarship and how it will help you.
You are limited on the essay to one typed page. DO NOT add additional pages.

Applications are available from Ms. Marr in the 2021 office, 10th grade
or the counselors office, Ms. Demby in the 12th grade or you can email for one to:
All information is listed on page 1 which is to be included with your documents for the application

Just a reminder about the Windrose Garden Club Scholarship:
Must be postmarked by 3/25/2019 to qualify for one of the 2 $1,000 scholarships they are awarding this year. Please take a moment to complete all of the necessary items you need to complete this and get it sent in!

Zonta Club of Houston YWPA Scholarship
*** Since the deadline is during Spring Break, please obtain your letters of recommendation prior to spring break vacation, giving teachers and administrators time to write the letters***
Amount: $1,250 1 award. The winner goes on to district level( $1,500) award at district level. The winner goes on to International Level and receive 10 awards @$4,000.
Deadline: March 15, 2019

Young women who are interested in Public Affairs, Government, and Volunteer Organizations
Verification of school enrollment
2 Letters of recommendation
Declaration of applicant’s signature page
Completed application
Completed Essay
Instructions and digital application located at the website listed above.

April Deadline


Benignus Elementary PTO Scholarship
No website available
Deadline: April 12, 2019
Amount: 3 Scholarships for $1,000
Seniors, who attended Benignus Elementary for a three (3) year minimum, may apply.
Seniors must submit an essay, (not to exceed 1 page typed), giving insight into your life, values and aspirations for the future. Include your most memorable teacher from Benignus and why they are your most memorable OR your fondest memory at Benignus.
Official high school transcript
One letter of recommendation WITH your application. Please ask that a daytime phone number be included in the letter.
Mail or deliver your completed scholarship application to:
Benignus Elementary School
Attn: PTO Scholarship Committee
7225 Alvin A Klein
Spring, TX 77379
Applications are available from Ms. Marr in the 10th grade of

Delta Kappa Gamma
(Klein Chapter) No website given
Amount: $250
Deadline: April 8, 2019
Senior girl pursuing an education degree
Completely completed application
Applications in the 10th grade office or with Mrs. Demby

HCA Houston Healthcare Northwest Auxiliary Scholarship
No website available
Amt: Scholarships cover tuition, books and fees only for fall 2019 semester and spring of 2020 semester.
Deadline: April 12, 2019
US citizen (provide social security card)
Accepted to an accredited college or university
Entering medical field, health science or studying health
A current HCA Houston Healthcare Northwest Jr Volunteer that has completed one year of experience.
A resident living in one of the school districts
Aldine, Klein, Spring
Be a high school graduate
Attach a photo- copy of the latest high school transcript
If a volunteer, provide a letter stating that you have met all the requirements of the program
Provide TWO letters of recommendation. One must be from a member of school faculty
Complete a 5 page application (completely), and sign application
Return your application with a copy of your transcript and letters of recommendation to your senior counselor, Mrs. Demby, by April 10, 2019 or before. This will give Mrs. Demby time to mail your application materials for the April 12 deadline. Applications are in the 10th grade office with Ms. Marr.

Krimmel PTO Scholarship
No website
Application due April 12, 2019
2 Scholarships for $750 each
You must have attended Krimmel school
You will need a picture if your photo doesn’t show on your profile
Any questions, email Whitney Sharp at:
This is the link to the google application.

Klein Lions Club Founding Members Scholarship
No website for this scholarship. Recipient will be chosen from qualified applicants from Klein ISD. “No relative of any Klein Lions Club member is eligible for this scholarship”
Amount: Financial limits to any one applicant maximum $1000
Deadline : April 18, 2019. Turn in your application and supporting documents to Mrs. Demby, in the senior counseling office, for pick up by the Lions Club Representative.
Requirements: (in order of priority)
A signed, by you and your counselor, Statement of General Conditions
Community Service
Volunteer service in the community as well as in school sponsored volunteer organizations.
Academic Performance
Klein Lions Club strongly supports academic excellence and the discipline and hard work required to meet college admission standards as well as maintain full-time student status
Financial Need
Klein Lions Club believes in educational opportunity and access for all. Each of the applications will be considered based on individual need.
*Primary consideration is based on Community Service
SAT Scores
ACT Scores
List of Colleges to which you have applied or will apply and your major and a brief statement of your career plans.
Official Transcript
Community Service and School activities Form
A recent photo of yourself
Financial Information from your family and any amounts you might contribute to your families’ income.
An Essay of 150 words or less FOCUSING ON YOUR COMMUNITY SERVICE experience and why you feel your experience qualifies you for this scholarship
Essay should be completed by the student only and attached to the application.
*Note: there are 2 essay requirements (a) career aspirations and (b) challenges overcome.
(A) In your own words describe your career goals, intended major in trade school or two year college (LIMIT 30 words)
(B) In your own words describe academic and/or social challenges you have overcome (Limit 200 words)
There is a Principal/Counselor Provided Information section including:
GPA 2.6 and Recommendation of why you should be chosen. These need to be signed off by the Counselor or Principal
Email address for any questions you might have goes to :
applications can be picked up from Ms. Marr in the 10th grade office

Klein Oak Choir Booster Club Scholarship

No website address
Award: 2 Awards for $ 1,000 each
Deadline: April 15, 2019
Applicants must be a Klein Oak High School graduating senior
Must be an active member of the Klein Oak Choir during their graduating school year.
Must have been involved in the Klein Oak Choir for a minimum of 2 school years
Must complete all the scholarship application requirements, as provided on the application form
Complete the scholarship application and return it no later than the deadline date, April 15, 2019 ( NO EXCEPTIONS )
Applications must be turned in to the Klein Oak Choir Director Mr. Jim Kritikos or Assistant Director, Mica Bull by no later than April 15, 2019. All applications after this date will be disqualified. This year’s scholarship funds will be allocated, based upon the merit of the applications received, as judged by this year’s Scholarship Review Committee.
Applications can be picked up in the 10th grade office from Ms. Marr

NABA (National Association of Black Accountants) is offering the ACAP Scholarship
Amount: No amount specified
Deadline : April 20, 2019
Interview, Saturday, May 4, 2019
Min GPA 2.7
Ethnic Minority
Graduating Senior
14 years of age
Online or hard copy application
2 Letters of recommendation
Official High School Transcript
Digital Photo
100 – Word Statement of Interest Essay

Online application at the website above

Presbyterian College
Several scholarships awarded to students qualifying, as well as grants and athletic scholarships
Fellows Award
Griffith Scholarship
Amounts: ranging from $6,000 to $23,000
Deadline: April 1, 2019 for nominations for the PC Fellows Award
Criteria for Nominations:
Juniors are nominated:
One or more of the following test scores
PSAT evidence based reading, writing, and math SCORE of 1100 or higher
SAT evidence based reading , writing and math SCORE of 1100 or higher
ACT composite score of 22 or higher
Ranked in the top 10% of current junior class
A weighted GPA of 3.5 or more
A valid address is required for each nominee

The web address above has the form that needs completed. Certificates will be sent to your school for presentation during the awards ceremony.

Sandy Schenker Capell Scholarship
Amount: $2,500 1 recipient per year
Deadline: April 8, 2019
This is a scholarship for students who are interested in a career in media
The ideal candidate will represent qualities of
Also needed is your GPA
The name of the college /University
What curricular activities you have
Your leadership positions
What area of the media are you interested in
Funds must be used for educational expenses and checks can only be made to colleges or universities

500 words or less on any of these questions:
“What is the importance of Media/Advertising in today’s society?”
“What 4 words best describe you, and explain their meaning to you?”
“What is your favorite saying and how do you implement it in your life?”
“What event or person has shaped your desire to enter the field of media or advertising?”
“ What makes you a good friend or partner in projects?”

High School Transcript must be sent via email or mail to
Nicole Plunket
Love Advertising
3550 West 12th street
Houston, Tx. 77008
Application information is available in the 10th grade office with Ms. Marr

Student – View Scholarship Program
Amount: $ 4,000 1 Award
$ 1,000 2 Award
$ 500 10 Awards
Deadline: April 22, 2019
Complete a 15 - 25 minute online survey about local colleges. You will then be automatically entered into a random drawing for a scholarship award.
When you go to the website above, you can click on the state of Texas, read the instructions, and then fill out the survey.
No GPA’s
No Transcripts
No Essays to write
Just fill out the survey as completely as you can.

Susan Poorman Blackie Scholarship
( Houston Marathon Foundation)
Deadline: April 30, 2019
Amount: 1 male and 1 female for $5000 per year ($20,000) over 4 years of college.
Scholarship is based on participation in high school cross country
Must be attending a Texas College or University
A love of running
School and community leadership
Exemplary performance in school
Applications are available online:

TEACH –Klein Oak Scholarship
1 Scholarship for $300
Deadline to the Counseling Office is : April 26, 2019
A Short, one page, application needs to be filled out and returned to the counseling office. They will submit.
Applications available in the 10th grade office from Ms. Marr or with Mrs. Demby
In the 12th grade office.

Vinson & Elkins
Deadline April 1, 2019
Amount: $10,000
Vinson & Elkins is seeking applicants for its annual scholarships for high performing high school seniors of color in Texas. The scholarships provide each student $10,000 toward his or her college education, an internship opportunity at V&E and LSAT preparatory course reimbursement.
For more information, please contact Kristen Killion +1.713.758.2811. The online application is available on the website.

Walmart Dependent Scholarship Program 2018-2019
Amount : $13,000 over 4 year period

Must be a US Citizen or Permanent resident of the United States
Must be the dependent of a Walmart associate (employee) who has been actively employed within any division of Walmart for at least six consecutive months as of April 2, 2018.
Must be a high school or home school senior graduating between August 1, 2017 and July 31, 2018 or a GED candidate earning their diploma between August 1, 2017 and July 31, 2018
High School/Home School seniors must have a cumulative high school grade point average GPA of at least 2.0 on a 4- point scale
Must enroll for the Fall semester as a freshman/ 1st year student in a full-time program of study at a two- year or four-year College or university. The school must be an accredited U. S. Institution and listed on the official website for the US Department of Education Military academies are not approved institutions
Must have a financial need and be able to demonstrate the need with the required documents. Application period is open from January 5,2019 –April 2, 2019 
A list of approved schools can be found at:
Dependents of the Walmart Board of Directors or of Walmart Officers, Vice President and above are not eligible to apply
Students with other funds that pay entirely for tuition, fees, books and supplies and on-campus room and board are not eligible to receive this award
Questions and additional information regarding the scholarship program can be found by emailing:

May Deadline


AIGC (American Native Indian or Alaska Native)
Amount: $20,000 This is a merit based award
Be enrolled member of a federally recognized American Indian tribe or Alaskan Native group or be able to prove ancestry
Completed financial need analysis
Pursuing an associates, or bachelor degree as a full time student at an accredited graduate school in the United States. Special consideration to STEM fields.
All of these for Indian or Alaskan close May 1, 2019
Wells Fargo Scholarships for AIGC students
Wilson Hooper Veterinary Medicine Assistance Program
Wells Fargo American Indian Scholarship
Accenture American Indian Scholarship June 1,2019
Check the website and follow directions for applications and their requirements for your field of higher learning.

American College Foundation Scholarship
Deadlines: May 1, 2019
Awards vary: Amounts vary from $1,000 to $5,000 each with multiple winners to be selected. Each award is a non-renewable, one-time award and to be used exclusively to offset costs and fees related directly to the student’s first year of higher post-secondary education at an accredited institution of the students choice within the US.
Only one application per student per award year will be accepted
Only non- winners can reapply each subsequent year
Completed ACF Visionary Scholarship Application
Student’s most recent unofficial HS transcript
500-word essay on “Why College is Important to Me”
All components of the application must be received completely at the time of submission. Applicant will NOT be notified of a partial and/or incomplete application. Applications are judged on the ability to follow guidelines (25%), grammar and punctuation (25%) and both the originality and overall merit of the written essay (50%)
How to apply and submit:
Visit our Registration Page to begin the application process
You will receive an Application Packet within two (2) weeks from the time you register. If you have NOT received your application packet within two (2) weeks please e-mail us.
Only email if you have completed the Registration Page and have not received an application packet within two (2) weeks

When submitting choose one of the following options:
Express Submission
Fax: 617-395-6743
Regular Submission: (via postal mail):
American College Foundation
955 Massachusetts Ave #525
Cambridge, Ma 02139-3233

For further information and links to the registration page, go to the website.

D Davis Scholarship
Amount $1,000
Deadline: May 24,2019

Winner of this scholarship will be notified by e-mail and their names will be posted on this site.
This scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any post- secondary institution.
No age restriction
Include your name and the name of the school you are attending this year and next year.
This is not an academic scholarship but we would like to know where you are going to school now and what your future academic plans are.
Do not send letters of recommendation or transcripts at this time.
Application Procedure
To apply, write an essay of less than 1000 words on the topic:
“Describe 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 to:

Doerre PTO Scholarship
No Website
2 Scholarships for Klein Oak Seniors at $750 each
Deadline: May 3, 2019
Must have attended Doerre for a minimum of 2 years
Must be a senior at the high school whose scholarship you are applying for
Current cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher
Plans to attend college, university or technical/trade school for the following year
Exhibit school and community involvement
Complete application typed
A brief autobiography not to exceed one page in length. Include the following information:
Insight into your life, values, and aspirations
Which years you attended Doerre
Your most memorable teacher and why and/or your fondest memory at Doerre
How your time at Doerre prepared you for your high school years.
2 Letters of recommendation ( must be with the packet. DO NOT SEND SEPARATELY. One letter must be from a high school teacher and the second from another source. Each letter must be sealed by the author or by your school counselor. Please advise your advocate of this IMPORTANT requirements. All materials are then sealed in an envelope to be sent.
Official high school transcript. Transcript will be mailed directly from your school. This is the only item that will not be in the packet.
Photo copy of your letter of acceptance from the college, university, or technical/trade school you will be attending.
Mailing address for your application packet:
Doerre Intermediate School PTO
ATTN: PTO President
18218 Theiss Mail Rd
Spring Texas 77379
Mark the outside of your packet lower left corner
“PTO Scholarship Application Enclosed - Confidential”

If you have any further questions regarding the application email:
Anything postmarked later than May 3, 2019 will be disqualified.
Get applications from Mrs. Demby senior counselor or Ms. Marr 10th grade office.

Kailee Mills Foundation Scholarship
Amount: 1 Award for $20,000 to a student who has lost a parent or sibling in a car crash (immediate family member). The award will be distributed in 4 increments of $5,000 each. It will be paid at the beginning of each spring and fall semester as long as previous semester GPA is 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale (verified by transcript). Distribution will be paid directly to the institution or appropriate and verified recipient and can be used for books, tuition, room and board, and other fees incurred through the educational institution. Total distribution is not to exceed the original award amount. Excess will be rolled over into the next semester account. Any excess amount after degree completion will be forfeited and returned to the Kailee Mills Foundation Scholarship Fund. Awardee must be enrolled in course of study for consecutive semesters (not counting summer break) and complete 10 volunteer hours for a 501©(3) organization per semester
Deadline: May 1, 2019
Be a high school graduating class of 2019
Receive a diploma at/by the end of the 2019 school year ( May/June 2019)
Have lost a parent, or a sibling, in a vehicle crash ( immediately family)
Must be accepted or currently enrolled in an accredited 2 yr or 4 yr college/ university within the United States, in a full-time ( at least 12 hours) degree seeking program for the first time.
Be a US citizen or legal resident
Be a resident of Texas
2 Letters of Recommendation 1 should be Academic from a teacher or counselor and one from an employer or volunteer organization/ church leader
High School Transcript current
And a response to the following prompt, no more than two typed written pages in a 12-point font, 1.5 line spacing, normal page margins. The prompt is:
“Tell us about the loved one that you lost, how their life impacted yours, what changes their crash caused in your life and how this scholarship will benefit your future.”
Applicants should:
Have a current GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale (or 3.75 on a 5.0 scale)
Have at least a 1050 SAT score or a n ACT score of 20 or higher
Applications must be filled out completely.

June - August Deadline

Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program
Deadline: June 14, 2019
Amount: $1,000 (how many is not specified)
The A&F Scholarships are available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any accredited post - secondary institution.

You will need to write an essay between 500 and 1000 words, and submissions must be sent by email to:
500-1000 words about:
Describe your educational career and life goals. Explain your plan for achieving these goals. Include your degree/major, why you selected it, and how this degree/major will help you achieve your goals.

Big Sun Scholarships
Amount: $500 1 Award
Deadline: June 19, 2019

Eligible: All athletes regardless of the sport they are engaged in or the capacity in which they participate.
Must be a high school senior or attending a post-secondary institute
500 to 1000 word essay answering the following questions:
How did your participation in sports during high school influence you?
Has you participation influenced your career goals
Has you participation influenced how you relate to your family?
Please see the website for submission information and announcement of winner.

Horatio Alger Asso. Career & Technical Scholarship
Amt: 1020 Scholarships at $2,500
Deadline: June 15, 2019
Applications at: and list yourself as a new applicant
This scholarship is for students interested in Career and Technical Education Programs
Must be a US citizen
Must be completing HS by the spring of 2019

I.C.O.N. Community Scholarship
$20,000 awarded this year: No number of awards specified.
Scholarship applications at website location above.
Candidates applying for the I.C.O.N. Community Scholarship must meet the following criteria:
Be a graduating high senior to 22 years of age.
Be of minority descent
Live and attend school in Houston or within a 6o-mile radius of Houston (applicable for high school applicants ONLY)
Attend an accredited four-year college or university or vocational school during the semesters for which the scholarship is awarded
Validate 2018-2019 cumulative unweighted GPA of at least 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) throughout current high school senior or college academic year
Maintain a cumulative unweighted GPA of at least 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale) throughout the college semesters for which this scholarship is awarded Fall of 2019 and Spring 2020.
Participate in and validate community service activities
Participate in your school’s sports or club activities
College applicants must be a graduate of a Houston area high school within a 60-mile radius of Houston
Submit a current picture of applicant
Submit Official high school or college transcript
Submit completed application
Submit completed essay
Two Official reference letters (one must be from a teacher or coach)

I.C.O.N. Community Scholarship Application Instructions
Complete the application requirements for the 2019 “I.C.O.N. Community Scholarship”

Submit application by June 15, 2019 deadline
All applications must be received and postmarked no later than June 15, 2019
Late applications will not be accepted!
1. All scholarship applications are reviewed by the I.C.O.N. Scholarship Committee
Finalists are notified via email to schedule face to face interview, by June 30, 2019
Winners are notified by July 1, 2019
Official Scholarship Ceremony July 21, 2019 at 1:00 PM.
2. The official scholarship acceptance ceremony will be during the I.C.O.N. Women’s Founder’s Weekend induction ceremony, winners’ presence requested.

Scholarship awards One Thousand dollars and above are paid in two installments
First installment paid directly to recipient’s college/university
Recipient must submit student id #
Receiving college/university complete address
Second installment paid directly to recipient’s college/university

Recipients must forward Fall 2019 semester transcript by January 31, 2020
Recipient must possess and maintain a minimum 2.5 GPA to validate the “I.C.O.N. Community Scholarship” scholarship requirements

Any further questions please email I.C.O.N. Scholarship Chair Audria Patrick at or phone 832-654-8973

Lone Star Promise Scholarship
Deadline: July 15, 2019
Amount: Covers tuition and fees not covered by other financial aid or scholarships

Must be enrolled at Lone Star College
Must be a full time student enrolled in 12 college credit hours each fall and spring Semester
Must participate in a minimum of 15 Hours of community service each fall and spring semester
Must have a completed FAFSA or TASFA (LSC FAFSA Code: 011145
Apply for the Lone Star College Promise Scholarship
Enroll in a minimum of 12 credit hours Associates Degree Program
Maintain a minimum of 2.0 semester and cumulative GPA
All information is available online at the website above.

Louis Stokes Educational Scholarship
Defense Intelligence Agency
Amount: 1 for $30,000 (limited to $18,000 per year for a four year degree in an accredited school)

Eligibility Requirements
Enrolled or enrolling in a college after graduation
SAT scores and ACT scores
ACT score 21 for those applying as secondary school seniors
H S Transcripts and a schedule of Senior Year Classes
Financial need household income of $70,000for a family of 4
U S Citizenship (security clearances cannot be given to applicants of dual citizenship)
An Essay explaining why you wish to pursue a particular field of study and illustrating how you have demonstrated leadership qualities and abilities
FAFSA application or a copy of last year’s income tax return
Application completely filled out and submitted online

For more information about benefits, application, and submission visit the website

Oklahoma State University
*New values for Out of State Scholarships:*
25-26 ACT or 1200-1250 SAT and 3.0 unweighted HS GPA
New value $11,000 per year or $44,000 for four- year total

27-29 ACT or 1260-1350 SAT and 3.0 unweighted HS GPA
New Value $12,000 per year or $48,000 for four-year total

30+ ACT or 1360+ SAT AND 3.0 unweighted HS GPA
$13,000 per year or $52,000 for four-year total

*Students with a 24 ACT/1160 SAT will continue to receive $8,000 per year or
$32,000 for four-year total

Alumni Legacy Scholarship
A four-year partial out-of-state tuition waiver available to student whose parents or grandparents graduated from OSU
$5,000 per year $20,000 for four-year total.
If you need more information, contact the office of scholarships and Financial Aid at:

Student Scholarships
Several available college scholarships listed on this website with award
deadlines up to June 30th, 2019
They will be listed here and you can look online to see which ones you might be interested in.
Enterprise Scholarship -$1,000 3/31/2019 deadline
You Deserve It Scholarship -$1,000 3/29/2019 deadline
Paul S Mills Scholarship-20 awards- $1,000 3/30/2019 deadline
Boule Foundation Scholarship -5 awards - $4,000 3/31/2019 deadline
Kezian Science Scholarships-$1,200 3/31/2019 deadline
Project Yellow Light -10 awards - $5,000 4/1/2019 deadline
Intel ISEF Scholarship – 600 awards- $75,000 4/1/2019 deadline
National Dairy Shrine Scholarship – 42 awards -$3,000 4/15/2019 deadline
Len Assante Scholarship – 10 awards -$5,000 4/15/2019 deadline
Pursuit of Excellence Scholarship – 10 awards -$10,000 4/15/2019 deadline
AMVETS National Scholarship -12 awards -$4,000 4/30/2019 deadline
Allen Chi Gaming Scholarship -25 awards - $5,000 4/30/2019 deadline
Paradlgm Challenge Scholarship -100 awards -$100,000 5/1/2019 deadline
Got A Spine Scholarship - $500 6/2/2019 deadline
10 Words or Less - $500 6/30/2019 deadline

Texas State Assured Scholarship… NEW!!!

3 New Scholarships for high achieving incoming Freshmen in 2019
Presidents Honor Scholarship
Texas State Achievement Scholarship
Texas State Distinguished Scholarship

President’s Honor Scholarship
Min. SAT score 1420 or a min. ACT score of 32+
Top 25% of graduating class or IB Diploma or AP Capstone Diploma
Amount: $6,500 to $9,500 annually with a renewable yearly option for four years

Texas State Achievement Scholarship
Min. SAT score 1260 – 1410
Or Min ACT score 27-31
Top 25% of graduating class or IB diploma or AP Capstone diploma
Amount: $2,500 - $5,500 annually and renewable option

Texas State Distinguished Scholarship
Min SAT score 1160 – 1250 OR Min ACT score 24 – 26
Top 25% or IB diploma or AP Capstone diploma
Min SAT score 1160-1250
Amount: $1,500 - $2,500 annually and renewable option

For more information on all these new scholarships and applications go to the website listed above. No deadline has been listed but students would need to have application to the college and accepted to benefit from these scholarships.
Don’t delay if this interests you.

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