General Scholarships

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Varies Texas Educational Opportunity Grant Program (TEDG)
(The purpose of the TEOG program is to provide grant aid to financially needy students enrolled in Texas public two-year colleges; Must be registered with Selective Service, or be exempt; Have a 9 month EFC of no more than $5,088; Be classified by the institution as a Texas resident; Have not been convicted of a felony or crime involving a controlled substance)
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Varies Texas Grant
(The Texas Legislature established the TEXAS (Towards EXcellence, Access and Success) Grant to make sure that well-prepared high school graduates with financial need could go to college)
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Varies Children of Disabled or Deceased Firemen, Peace Officers, Game Warden & Employees of Correctional Institutions Scholarship
(Had a parent who was a paid or volunteer fireman, paid municipal, county, or state peace officer, or a custodial employee of the Texas Department of Corrections, or a game warden; Are the child of a parent who suffered an injury, resulting in disability or death, sustained in the line of duty)
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Varies Education and Training Vouchers for Youths Aging Out of Foster Care in Texas
(provide financial assistance annually to help current and former foster youth ages 16 up to 23 to begin, continue or complete post-secondary education and training programs)
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Varies Texas Armed Services Scholarship (TASSP)
(the purpose of this scholarship is to encourage students to become members of the Texas Army National Guard, the Texas Air National Guard, the Texas State Guard, the United States Coast Guard, or the United States Merchant Marine, or to become commissioned officers in any branch of the armed services of the United States)
$7,000
10/17/2017 College Jumpstart Scholarship
(Applicant must attend or plan to attend an accredited 2-year, 4-year or vocational/trade school in the U.S.)
$1,000
10/25/2017 Horatio Alger Association Nat'l Scholarship
(Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity; Maintain a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0; and be a United States citizen)
$25,000
10/31/2017 Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship
(Applicants must be current high school/home-schooled seniors attending school in the U.S, anticipating completion of a high school diploma at the time of application and planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution)
$20,000
10/31/2017 National Eagle Scout Academic Scholarship
(NESA academic scholarships are awarded to Eagle Scouts based on school and Scouting participation, academic performance, and financial need)
$48,000
10/31/2017 Zombie Apocalypse
(Must be thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of application)
$2,000
10/31/2017 Voice of Democracy
(democracy-loving high school & middle school students; essay required)
$30,000
10/31/2017 Liason’s Data-Inspired Future Scholarship
(Applicant must submit a video entry)
$5,000
10/31/2017 NRA Youth Wildlife Art Contest
(The George Montgomery/NRA Youth Wildlife Art Contest is open to students grades 1 through 12 (including home-schooled children)
$250 - $1,000
10/31/2017 A.O. Smith Scholarship
(Students applying for these scholarships must show a strong aptitude for residential service technical work)
$1,000
10/31/2017 VIP Voice Scholarship
(Must be at least 13 years of age or older)
$5,000
10/31/2017 National Eagle Scout Academic Scholarship
(All applicants must be members of the National Eagle Scout Association to receive a scholarship)
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10/31/2017 2017 Pinot’s Palette Scholarship for Artistic Excellence
(All USA students looking to achieve a degree in the arts are welcome to apply for this scholarship).
$1,000
11/01/2017 Camp Counselor Appreciation Scholarship
(Current high school seniors attending school in the United States; Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA
$1,000
11/01/2017 Ron Brown's Scholars Program
(Must be Black/African American)
$40,000
11/01/2017 Texas Music Educators Association
(must submit online an essay and resume)
$2,500 - $3,000
11/01/2017 Service Master By Glenn's Disaster Scholarship
$1,500 Disaster Preparation
$500-$1,000
11/01/2017 2017 Management in Plumbing, HVAC or Electrical Scholarship
(This scholarship is intended for students planning a career in management in a business that provides residential service for plumbing, HVAC or electrical)
$5,000
11/01/2017 McKnight Scholars Leadership Program @ Oklahoma State Univ
(awarded to out-of-state student; 27 ACT or 1220 SAT; 3.75 GPA; Proven Leadership Ability; Commitment to Service)
$5,000 per yr
11/03/2017 Dril-Quip Scholarship Application
(Graduating high school seniors from the Greater Houston area with exemplary academic records)
$1,000
11/04/2017 Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship
(Must earn a cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.5 or higher; Must receive standardized test scores in the top 15%: SAT combined critical reading and math score of 1200 or above and/or ACT composite score of 26 or above)
$40,000
11/06/2017 Sphinx Competition for String Players
(open to all Junior High, High School, and College age Black and Latino string players residing in the U.S.)
$3,000 - $50,000
11/07/2017 Prudential Spirit of Community Award
(Must be in grades 5-12 as of November 8; Be a legal resident of any U.S. state or Washington, D.C.; have engaged in a volunteer activity that occurred during the 12 months prior to the date of the application)
$1,000
11/08/2017 Girl Scouts of USA Prudential Spirit of Community Awards
(The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards honors students in grades 5-12 who have made meaningful contributions to their communities through volunteer service)
$5,000
11/10/2017 Chinese Professional Club of Houston
(awarded to students of Chinese descent in the Houston metropolitan area who plan to enroll in accredited universities in the United States)
$1000 - $5,000
11/13/2017 Daniels Scholarship Program
(graduating high school seniors who demonstrate exceptional character, leadership, and a commitment to serving their communities)
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11/13/2017 Colgate-Palmolive Corporate Scholars Program
(providing scholarship and internship opportunities to African American students planning to pursue a career in supply chain management, engineering, or sales)
$5,000
11/13/2017 The Anne Ford Scholarship
(Have an overall 3.0 GPA; Demonstrate financial need)
$10,000
11/15/2017 The James Alan Cox Foundation for Students
(provide financial support to student photographers of high school and college age)
$2,500
11/15/2017 Marine Band Competition for High School Musicians
(The competition is open to high school musicians (grades 9-12) enrolled during the academic year; Performers of woodwind, brass, or percussion instruments may apply)
$2,500
11/25/2017 Chick & Sophie Major Memorial Duck Calling Contest
(open to any high school senior in the United States who can call ducks)
$500-$2,000
11/30/2017 Courage to Grow Scholarship
(you must be a junior or senior in high school, or college student with a minimum GPA of 2.5, and be a U.S. citizens)
$500
11/30/2017 Good 360 Sustainability Scholarship
(Must have a 3.3 minimum GPA to apply; Must be a high school senior applying to college or currently attending college; Must have an interest in environmentalism or sustainability)
$1,000
11/30/2017 Education Matters
(Be thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of application)
$5,000
11/30/2017 Walgreens Expressions Challenge
(an incentive based contest for current high school teens to showcase their creative perspective on sexual responsibility and healthy lifestyle choices)
Up to $2,000
11/30/2017 MIT Inspire Competition
(competition for high school students in the arts, humanities, and social sciences; The competition is organized by MIT)
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11/30/2017 The Siddhi Yoga Essay Scholarship
(write a personal story or essay of 500 to 1000 words in length about yoga)
$1,000
12/01/2017 The Home Service Club
(Open to high school seniors or college students who are legal residents of the United States)
$2,000
12/01/2017 AQHA Jay Pumphrey Animal sciences Scholarship
(a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA, and who wants to pursue a major in animal science or large animal-related degree from Tarleton State University or Texas A&M)
$6,000
12/01/2017 2017 Technicians in Residential Plumbing, HVAC or electrical Scholarship
(for students planning a career as a technician in a business that provides residential service for plumbing, HVAC or electrical. This includes HVAC technicians, plumbers and electrician)
$1,000 & $5,000
12/01/2017 Voice of Democracy
(Voice of Democracy audio-essay program provides high school students with the unique opportunity to express themselves in regards to a democratic and patriotic-themed recorded essay)
$1,000 - $30,000
12/03/2017 ACT Student Champion Scholarship
(Students must have a composite ACT score of a 22 on a single test date or a 3.0 or greater on a 4.0 scale)
$500
12/15/2017 The Lead roster B2B Sales & Marketing Scholarship
(award for high school and college students interested in sales & marketing)
$1,000
12/15/2017 Scholarships 4Moms $10,000
12/15/2017 Cook Something
(awarded to one individual who is enrolled (or planning to enroll) to study in a food-related field)
$50,000
12/15/2017 Burger King Scholarship 2017
(Have a cumulative high school grade point average of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale, or the equivalent)
$1,000 - $50,000
12/15/2017 Burger King James W. McLamore WHOPPER Scholarshiip
(awarded to seniors; A minimum 3.3 GPA, a minimum 25 ACT score or 1700 SAT score. Students must have demonstrated an active leadership role in community service, athletics, and/or similar co-curricular activity and substantial work experience)
$50,000
12/31/2017 Rebekah Assembly of Texas Irma Gesche Scholarship
(The scholarship is based on academic ability, community service, personal development, and financial need)
$1,000
12/31/2017 The Dynegy Scholarship
(Criteria for the scholarships varies slightly, but based on activities/leadership (25%), academics (25%) and financial need (50%). Giving limited to Cypress, Katy, and Houston, TX.)
$500
12/31/2017 Hellenic Professional Society of Texas.pdf varies
01/01/2018 Houston Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation
(Student must be a graduating senior with a 3.0 grade point average or higher on a 4.0 GP scale; Student must be involved in school activities; Student must demonstrate abilities as a leader among his or her peers; Student must demonstrate community involvement)
$2,000
01/01/2018 GE Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program
(must demonstrate at school, at the workplace, and within the community the attributes of leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship; demonstrate strong academic performance (minimum 3.0 grade point average/4.0 scale or equivalent)
$10,000 - $40,000
01/04/2018 Profiles in Courage Essay Contest
(The Profile in Courage Essay Contest challenges students to write an original and creative essay that demonstrates an understanding of political courage as described by John F. Kennedy in Profiles in Courage)
$10,000
01/05/2018 2017-2018 U.S. JCI Senate Foundation Scholarship Program
(awarded to graduating high school seniors who plan to continue their education at accredited post-secondary colleges, universities or vocational schools)
$1,000
01/12/2018 Cypress-Woodlands Junior Forum Founding Members Scholarship
(for Cy-Creek, Cy-Woods, Cy-Fair and JV High Schools only)
$1,000
01/15/2018 Washington Crossing Foundation Scholarship
(senior; must be planning a career of service to the US in local, state, or federal government)
$500 - $5,000
01/18/2018 Ronald McDonald House Charities Scholars Award
(Must be a current high school senior who is eligible to attend a two- or four-year college, university or vocational/technical school)
$1,000
01/26/2018 Tuskegee Airmen Scholarship Foundation Scholarship
(must have a Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least three point zero (3.0) on a four-point scale)
$1,500
01/29/2018 Healthcare Leaders Nursing Scholarship
(students entering or currently pursuing an educational program related to nursing or medicine. Students must be at least 17 years of age and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher)
$1,000
01/30/2018 Technology Addiction Awareness Scholarship $1,000
01/31/2018 Texas Student Housing
(This scholarship is open to students accepted to colleges in Austin, College Station, or Denton, Texas, that have NOT signed off-campus housing leases)
$1,000
01/31/2018 Princeton Prize in Race Relations
(Students in grades 9-12 who are doing outstanding work in their schools or communities to advance the cause of race relations)
$1,000
01/31/2018 I Have a Dream Scholarship
(Be thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of application)
$1,500

 

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More Scholarships with Jan/Feb Deadlines

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Opens Mar. 1
(Deadline to Apply -  July 10, 2017)

TADC Urban Scholarship Fund Texas Association of Developing Colleges (must be a United States citizen or eligible non-citizen (permanent resident card I-551 front and back copy; Texas resident)

Over $500,000 in free scholarship dollars annually)

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James “Rhio” O’Connor Memorial Scholarship Fund (Essay Contest)

$1,000

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Scholarships for Women

http://www.affordablecolleges.com/resources/scholarships-for-women/

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

$5,000

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Fastweb’s Scholarship Directory (Fastweb's scholarship directory allows you to search scholarships by all sorts of categories!  It’s 100% FREE.  Join Fastweb TODAY!!!)

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Fastweb’s Scholarships for African American Students (These scholarships are typically awarded through schools, from notable African American advancement organizations, such as the NAACP, UNCF, as well as historically African American sororities, fraternities and foundations)

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Aircraft Electronics Association Educational Foundation Scholarship Program (awarded to students seeking careers in the aircraft electronics and aviation maintenance industry, as well as technicians from AEA member companies)

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Geneseo Migrant Center Scholarships for Migrant Students
(The Geneseo Migrant Center administers a variety of scholarships, linked below, to offer financial assistance to migrant students who want to further their education)

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Applications will be available in March 2017

Houston Museum of Natural Science (HMNS) is offering scholarships for their 2017 Xplorations Summer Science camps.
(Summer camp scholarships will be awarded for students ages 6-12 as of Sept. 1, 2017 to attend camp at the Houston Museum of Natural Science or for students to attend camp at the Houston Museum of Natural Science at Sugar Land). 
http://www.hmns.org/education/summer-camp/scholarships/

The scholarship includes a full week of Before Camp, Camp, daily lunch, After Camp, and a snack.

TBA Texas Armed Services Scholarship Program $10,000 per academic year

Apply Now!

Applications are currently being accepted as of May 2016
Texas Armed Services Scholarship Program (TASSP) Student must enter into an agreement requiring a four-year commitment as a member of the Texas Army National Guard, Texas Air National Guard, Texas State Guard, U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Merchant Marine or a commissioned officer in any branch of the armed services of the United States. Not specified
Check web Jean Evelyn Freshman Scholarship for African American Female Seniors $500
Check web Buick Achievers Scholarship Programs Up to $100,000
The last day of every month $2000 “No Essay” College Scholarship (Random monthly drawing)
Enter to Win!
$2000
2:00 pm on the last day of every month American Harlequin Corporation Dance Scholarship Program (must submit or vote for a video for the Harlequin Floors Monthly Video Contest) $250
11:59 pm Pacific Time on the last day of every month $1000 Every Month Scholarship

$1,000

11:00 PM EST on the last day of every month $2,000 “No Essay” College Scholarship 

$2,000

Last day of each month American Harlequin Floors/The World Dances Dance Scholarships

$250

Varies LSC Cy Fair Scholarships Varies
Varies Le Cordon Bleu Future Chef of America High School Competition (available to high school seniors who plan to enroll full - time at Le Cordon Bleu) Varies
Varies Ventures Scholars Program(open to underrepresented and first-generation college-bound students pursuing a math- or science-based career) $10,000
Varies National Center for Learning Disabilities Varies
Varies Executive Women International Scholarship $2,000-$10,000
Varies Cy Fair Educational Foundation Varies
Varies The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards Up to $10,000
Varies MALDEF (Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Forum) Scholarships Varies
Varies National Center for Learning Disabilities Scholarship Resources and Listings Varies
Varies Additional Listings of Scholarship Resources Varies
Varies ScholarshipGuidance.com Scholarship Database for High School Students Varies
Varies Discus Awards List of College Scholarships (updated constantly) Varies
Varies General Nursing Scholarships, Grants, and Financial Aid Varies
Varies Dental Scholarships, Grants, and Financial Aid Varies
Varies List of Scholarships for Students Without Social Security Numbers Varies
Varies Scholarships for Students with Disabilities Varies
Varies Project Working Mom Scholarship Program for Working Parents Getting Online Degrees Varies
Varies Navy ROTC Scholarship Programs  Varies
Varies List of Scholarships for African American Students Varies
Varies The Straightforward Media Nursing Scholarships $500
Varies Do A Good Deed Contest for students of all ages Free Computer
Varies FreeCollegeScholarships.net Scholarship Drawing for students of all ages $10,000
Varies General Aviation and Aircraft Maintenance Scholarships Varies
Varies American Legion Scholarships for Children of Military Personnel, Baseball Players, Eagle Scouts, Boys and Girls State Attendees, Orators, and Junior Shooting Sports Competitors Varies
Varies ROTC Scholarship Program (Air Force, Army ROTC, Navy-Marine Corps) Varies
Not specified College for All Texans Early High School Graduation Scholarship $2000 +
Not specified America’s Homecoming Queen, Inc. Pageant and Scholarships Varies
End of each month College Prowler Monthly Scholarship Drawing $2000.00
Monthly TG Milton G. Wright Scholarship $500
Monthly The Poem Place Poetry Contest for students of any age $1000

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Scholarships Offered Monthly - https://jlvcollegecounseling.com/scholarships/monthly-scholarships/
(These monthly scholarships are usually very easy to enter and are available every month!)

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Scholarships by Major - https://jlvcollegecounseling.com/scholarships/scholarships-by-major/
(Scholarships open to students studying specific majors)

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Scholarships by Age/Grade Level (Elementary-Graduate students) - https://jlvcollegecounseling.com/scholarships/age/

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Minority Scholarships - https://jlvcollegecounseling.com/scholarships/minority/
(To help promote diversity, many scholarship providers offer scholarships for minority students)

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International Student Scholarships - https://jlvcollegecounseling.com/scholarships/international-students/
(Scholarships open to international students who are already studying in the United States or hoping to come to the U.S. for their college education)

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Athletic Scholarships - https://jlvcollegecounseling.com/scholarships/athletic/
(Some of the scholarships listed are for specific sports, while others are open to all student athletes)

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Gender Scholarships - https://jlvcollegecounseling.com/scholarships/gender/
(Scholarships for Males  and Scholarships for Females)

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Military Scholarships - https://jlvcollegecounseling.com/scholarships/military-scholarships/
(Scholarships for military service members, veterans, and military and veteran spouses and dependents)

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LGBTQ Scholarships - https://jlvcollegecounseling.com/scholarships/lgbtq/
(Many of these scholarships are also open to LGBTQ+ allies)

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Scholarships for Parents - https://jlvcollegecounseling.com/scholarships/parents/
(Scholarships for single parents and parents that are still together)

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Religious Scholarships - https://jlvcollegecounseling.com/scholarships/religious-scholarships/
(Scholarships for students of specific faiths)

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Disability Scholarships - https://jlvcollegecounseling.com/scholarships/disability/
(Some scholarships are open to all disabilities, while others are specific about their disability or health condition requirement)

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Study Abroad Scholarships - https://jlvcollegecounseling.com/scholarships/age/college-students/study-abroad/
(Scholarships open to students who will be studying abroad)

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General Graduate and PhD Scholarships

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