General Scholarships

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Due in November 2023

Due in December 2023

  • Abu Omar Halal Scholarship

    Due Date:  Dec. 1, 2023     Award Amount: $1,000
    Any low-income high school senior, undergraduate, or graduate student who has at least a 3.0 GPA may apply for this scholarship, but first-generation students, applicants who display leadership qualities, and students who have community service experience are preferred.
    To apply, tell about yourself and how you plan to make a difference through your career.  Essay required.    

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  • Brooks Law Group Car Accident Scholarship

    Due Date:  Dec. 1, 2023     Award Amount: $1,000/$250
    The contest is open to current high school seniors and undergraduate college students who will be attending a US college or university in the next fall semester.    

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  • Terry Freshman Scholarship

    Due Date:  Dec. 1, 2023     Award Amount: (Not specified)
    Applicants must demonstrate strong academic abilities, as evidenced by grades and SAT/ACT scores.   Demonstrated Leadership.  Applicants must have a record of leadership in school and in the community.  Financial Need.  Applicants must demonstrate financial need, as evidenced by the completion of the FAFSA.  Citizenship and Residency.    

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  • HomeLight Scholarship

    Due Date:  Dec. 1, 20223     Award Amount: $1,000
    Any legal U.S. resident in high school or college who will be attending an accredited university or college in Fall 2023 is eligible to apply.    

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  • Civil Rights Defense Fund

    Due Date:  Dec. 1, 2023     Award Amount: $100 - $1,000
    The contest is open to all students enrolled, or who will be enrolled, in an elementary, junior high, or high school during the 2023-2024 academic year, including homeschooled students in an equivalent grade level, who have not previously received a prize in their category. For example, a previous winner in the junior category, who is now eligible for the senior category, may submit an entry.

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  • Future Designer Scholarship

    Due Date:  Dec. 1, 2023     Award Amount: $1,500
    This giveaway is open to U.S. residents who:  are 17 years of age and older;  at the time of entry are either a full-time student enrolled in a post-secondary education institution, including junior colleges and vocational schools or formally accepted into such post-secondary educational institution beginning schooling within the next calendar year; and do not already have other scholarships awarded which cover 100% of their tuition.    

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  • The Simmons & Fletcher P.C. Students With Disabilities Scholarship Contest

    Due Date:  Dec. 1, 2023     Award Amount: $500/$1,000
    Applicants must:  Be currently enrolled in  a U.S. college or university and completing your first semester (acceptance letter or transcript must be provided to verify semester of enrollment).  Submit a completed essay  Submit a completed application. Submit documentation/diagnosis of disability from a medical doctor or a Letter of Recommendation from Disability Support Program Services (DSPS)/Accessibility Resource Center (ARC) Counselor.    

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  • Barbara Lotze Scholarships for Future Physics Teachers

    Due Date:  Dec. 1, 2023     Award Amount: Up to $3,000
    Applicant should 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.

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  • Dell Scholars Program

    Due Date:  Dec. 1, 2023     Award Amount: $20,000
    Applicants must: Participate in a program-approved college readiness program in grades 11 and 12; Be on track to graduate from an accredited high school in the current academic year; Demonstrate a need for financial assistance; Be eligible to receive a federal Pell Grant in first year of college; Plan to enroll full time at an accredited higher education institution in the pursuit of a bachelor's degree in the fall directly following high school graduation; Earn a minimum of a 2.4 GPA.

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  • Al Joyner Memorial Scholarship

    Due Date:  Dec. 3, 2023     Award Amount: Not specified
    Community College - Class of 2023 or College (4-year) -  Black or African American; US legal status/U.S. Permanent Resident (Green Card); U.S. Citizen.

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Due in January 2024

  • Cypress-Woodlands Junior Forum

    Due Date:  Jan. 12, 2024    Award Amount: $1,000
    The Cypress-Woodlands Junior Forum Founding Members’ Scholarship is open to all young women regardless of race, color, creed, or national origin.  
    Qualifications Are Based on the Following in Order of Priority
    1) Community Service (Primarily)  2) Academic Performance: CWJF strongly supports academic excellence and the discipline and hard work required to meet college admission standards, as well as the ability to maintain full-time student status.  3) Financial Need: CWJF believes in educational opportunity and access for all.  Each of the applications will be considered based on individual need. 

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  • Future Leaders in Engineering Scholarship

    Due Date:  Jan. 6, 2024     Award Amount: $2,500
    Partstack Corporation is offering up to four (4) $2,500 scholarship awards to students who are interested in pursuing (or currently pursuing) engineering majors (and related sciences majors) at a 2 or 4-year institution.    

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  • Barbara P. Alexander Scholarship

    Due Date: Jan. 1, 2024
    Award Amount: $500

    This scholarship seeks to honor the life of Barbara P. Alexander by supporting underrepresented students pursuing careers in medicine.        Any BIPOC high school senior or undergraduate student who has at least a 2.5 GPA and is pursuing the medical field may apply for this scholarship.

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  • American Fire Sprinkler Association Scholarship

    Due Date:  Jan. 1, 2024     Award Amount: $1,000
    The High School Senior College Scholarship Contest is open to high school seniors who are citizens or aliens legally residing in the USA.     

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  • GHR Fellows Scholarship

    Due Date:  January 5, 2024     Award Amount: Full tuition
    Applicants should be high achievers - leaders in academics and service, creative problem solvers, and big thinkers. Applicant must act with integrity, live inclusively, value difference, and are committed to the success of others.     

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  • GE Reagan Foundation

    Due Date: January 5, 2024     Award Amount: $10,000 - $40,000
    Candidates must: Demonstrate the attributes of leadership, integrity, drive, and citizenship within their communities, schools, and workplaces; Display strong academic performance (minimum 3.0 grade point average/4.0 scale or equivalent); Be citizens of the United States of America; Be current high school seniors attending high school within the United States graduating in winter or spring of the year of the award. Applicants must plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States for the entire academic school year.

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  • The Cy-Fair Educational Foundation

    Due Date:  Jan. 12, 2024     Award Amount: varies
    Applications are only for Cy-Fair Independent School District high school seniors! To apply for a scholarship from CFEF, you must complete the online application.  Qualifications for scholarships vary, but generally they are based on leadership, academics and are weighted heavily on financial need. Everyone is encouraged to apply.    

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  • Sigirci-Jones Scholarship

    Due Date: Jan. 13, 2024
    Award Amount: $500

    This scholarship aims to support students who are pursuing careers in nursing so they can afford to complete their education.  Any undergraduate student who has at least a 3.2 GPA and is pursuing nursing may apply for this scholarship.

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  • Mark A. Jefferson Teaching Scholarship

    Due Date: Jan. 14, 2024
    Award Amount: $2,000

    To support the needs of prospective Black male educators who want to fight for a more equitable tomorrow for their students and the world, the Mark A. Jefferson Teaching Scholarship exists and will support one extremely ambitious African-American male in his pursuit to become an educator for the future. To apply, you must be:  •       Aspiring Educator •African American •Male •Minimum of 2.8 GPA.

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  • Houston Chinese Professional Club

    Due Date:  Jan. 14, 2024     Award Amount: Not specified
    Applicant must be: A student of Chinese descent (minimum 1/4th) who is a resident of (or whose parent/guardian resides in) the Greater Houston Metropolitan Area; AND
    Currently enrolled in an accredited high school or secondary school with plans to graduate by June 2024; and Begin full-time undergraduate studies in an accredited college, university, or institution of higher learning in the United States in the Fall of 2024.      

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Due in February 2024

  • John Lennon Scholarship

    Due Date:  Feb. 3, 2024     Award Amount: $20,000
    Applicants must be current student or alumnus/alumna at a U.S. college or university between the ages of 17 and 24 as of the submission deadline.

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  • AXA Achievement Award

    Due Date:  Feb. 1, 2024     Award Amount: $10,000 - $25,000
    Applicants must:      Demonstrate outstanding achievement in community, school or work-related activities; be active in their community;  be leading or initiating a project that benefits others or overcoming personal challenges or difficulties to achieve goals and be a high school senior heading to a two-year or four-year college or university.    

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  • Big Tex Scholarship

    Due Date: February 1, 2024     Award Amount: Varies
    Scholarships are given to applicants who are graduating from a Texas high school, with preference to those enrolling in an agricultural-related or agricultural-benefiting natural science curriculum at a Texas college or university.

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  • Engineer Girl

    Due Date:  Feb. 1, 2024     Award Amount: $500 - $1,000
    The 2024 EngineerGirl Writing Contest asks students to write a piece exploring the lifecycle of an object that you use in your daily life.  Elementary, Middle School and High School students may participate.

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  • Stacey Scholarship Fund

    Due Date: Feb. 1, 2024     Award Amount: $500 - $5,000
    Open to United States citizens, both men and women, single or married, irrespective of race, creed, or color. The age limit is between 18 and 35 years.

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  • 1 For 2 Education Foundation “Pay-It-Forward” Scholarship

    Due Date:  Feb. 1, 2024     Award Amount: Not specified
    GPA must be at least 3.7 unweighted, 4.0 weighted;   Applicant must be living in the United States but is not required to be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident;  The applicant’s chosen college or university must be located in the United States.    

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  • Cy Fair Women’s Club Scholarship 2023-2024

    Due Date: Feb. 5, 2024
    Award Amount: $1,000

    The Cy-Fair Women's Club is offering college scholarships to seniors (both male and female) who reside in Cypress Fairbanks ISD boundaries and are graduating from any CFISD high school, home school or private school -- and plan to attend, on a full-time basis, an accredited two or four-year college, university or technical school.  The primary focus of this scholarship is to award students who give back to their community through community service.

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  • Point Community College Scholarship Program

    Due Date:  Feb. 8, 2024    Award Amount: $4800 per academic year
    Members of the LGBTQ+ community who plan to obtain an associate degree or transfer to a four-year college are eligible to apply for this award. Financial need, academic achievement, community involvement, and general personal history are all considered.    

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  • Elks National Foundation Legacy Awards

    Due Date:  Feb. 5, 2024     Award Amount: $4,000
    Any child or grandchild (or step-child, step-grandchild, or legal ward) of a living Elk who joined the order on or before April 1, 2021, or a charter member of a Lodge that was instituted on or after April 1, 2021, is eligible to apply. The Elk must also be a paid-up member through March 31, 2024. Great-grandchildren are not eligible.  The applicant must be a high school senior.    

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  • Houston Livestock & Rodeo Scholarships

    Due Date:  Feb.12, 2024     Award Amount: $5000 over 4 yr. 
    Applicants must meet ALL of the following requirements in order to be eligible for a Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo scholarship:      Be a U.S. citizen and Texas resident; Graduating high school senior from eligible school; Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid; Plan to attend an accredited, not-for-profit university in the State of Texas and Have met minimum score requirement for either SAT or ACT.    

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Due in March 2024

  • The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Scholarships

    Due Date:  March 1, 2024     Award Amount: Varies
    The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) - Houston Area Section is happy to inform you that their Collegiate Freshman Scholarships Applications are now open and will close on March 1st, 2024. Eligibility:  Senior high school female students at a Houston Area school;  Major in an engineering or engineering-related discipline at an ABET-accredited 4-year college or university and Filled out the online application and submitted all documents listed on the website.    

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  • VFW Scout of the Year Scholarship

    Due Date:  March 1, 2024     Award Amount: $3,000
    This award is for active members of a Boy Scout Troop, Venturing Crew, or Sea Scout Ship who have received the Eagle Scout Award, Venture Silver Award, or Quartermaster Award. Applicants must be between 15 and 18 years of age and still in high school.    

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  • David Rubenstein Scholarship

    Due Date:  March 1, 2024    Award Amount: $20,000
    The David M. Rubenstein Scholars Program is designed to attract and support first-generation, low-income students financially, academically, personally, and professionally.    

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  • Doodle for Google

    Due Date:  March 14, 2024     Award Amount: Varies
    Use your imagination to create a Google Doodle based on what you’re grateful for. Students can work with any materials they choose, but all Doodles must be entered using the entry form. Parents and teachers can mail the completed entry form or submit it online as a .png or .jpg.

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  • DMP Ministries “Servant’s Heart” Scholarship

    Due Date:  Mar. 18, 2024     Award Amount: $2,000
    The Dana Michelle Pettaway Servant’s Heart Scholarship seeks to identify high school seniors who are influential for God through Christian leadership and service.  You must meet the following criteria to apply:  Be a legal U.S. resident;  Attend high school in one of the following Texas counties: Ft. Bend, Harris, Waller;  Be a high school senior who is eligible for graduation in May or June of 2024;  Plan to enroll as a full-time student in an accredited college, vocational or technical school in the Summer or Fall of 2024;  Minimum GPA of 2.75;  Minimum of 30 documented service hours;  Must satisfy Overcomer Criteria.

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  • Joieful Connections Scholarship Minority Cosmetic Science

    Due Date: March 21, 2024     Award Amount: $5,000

    Any high school senior who has a diagnosis of developmental or intellectual disability may apply for this scholarship, but students in Oregon will be preferred. To apply, tell us how you plan to further your education, what fields of study you plan to explore, and what you hope to accomplish after pursuing higher education.

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  • The Gamma Mu Foundation

    Due Date:  Mar. 31, 2024     Award Amount: $1,000 - $2,500
    The Gamma Mu Scholarships Program provides support to gay men who want to further their education at a college, university, or vocational or professional training program.  

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  • Houston Marathon Foundation Scholarship

    Due Date: Mar. 31, 2024     Award Amount: $2,500 yr/$10,000 over 4 yr
    This scholarship is offered each year to graduating high school students attending a Texas college or university. This scholarship is based on participation in high school cross country, a student who shows a love of running and community and exemplary performance in school.    

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Due in April 2024

  • League Foundation

    Due Date:  April 1, 2024     Award Amount: Varies
    The applicant must:  Be an openly self identified member of the LGBTQ+ Community; Be graduating from high school in the year they apply for a scholarship and Be a United States Citizen or be a legal immigrant. 

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  • Minority Cosmetic Science

    Due Date: April 15, 2024     Award Amount: $5,000

    BIPOC high school and undergraduate students are eligible to apply if they are pursuing a career in natural cosmetology or cosmetic science via majors such as cosmetology, anthropology, botany, chemistry, biochemistry, herbalism, microbiology, and more.

    To apply, write about yourself and how you plan to make an impact on the hair, skin, and nail industry.


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Due in May 2024