General Scholarships

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Due in December 2022

  • Ray Stoesser Memorial Scholarship

    Due Date: Dec. 1, 2022     Award Amount: $5,000

    Open to high school seniors or current college students who are interested in or is currently pursuing a career in an agriculture-related field. Applicants should have the intent of pursuing a career in an agriculture agricultural-related field. Applications will be accepted from high school seniors, college students, and/or college graduate students.

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

    Due Date:  Dec. 1, 2022     Award Amount: $1,000/$2,000
    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, 2022     Award Amount: Up to $3,000
    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.    

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  • Dell Scholars Program

    Due Date:  Dec. 1, 2022     Award Amount: $20,000
    Students must participate in a Michael & Susan Dell Foundation approved college readiness program in grades 11 and 12, graduate from an accredited high school this academic year and earn a minimum 2.4 GPA. Students must also demonstrate financial need, be eligible to receive a Federal Pell grant in their first year of college and plan to enroll full-time in a bachelor's degree program at an accredited higher education institution in the fall directly after graduation from high school.    

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  • Brothers In Arms Scholarship

    Due Date:  December 2, 2022      Award Amount: $7,500
    This award will be given to a minority student who displays leadership qualities, plays a high school sport, and is raised by a single parent; Current grade point average of 3.0 or higher;  Open to all majors; Demonstrates leadership abilities; Demonstrates a strong community service record; Demonstrates outstanding financial need; Legal resident residing in the Greater Houston Area.   

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  • The Generation Google Scholarship

    Due Date:  Dec. 4, 2022     Award Amount: $10,000
    Applicants must be high school seniors or have a high school degree or equivalent, be currently enrolled as an undergrad or graduate student at an accredited U.S. university, studying computer science, computer engineering or a closely related technical field, and demonstrate a strong academic record.    

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  • Partners For Youth With Disabilities

    Due Date: Dec. 9, 2022     Award Amount: Not specified 
    All students are eligible to apply regardless of race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender, disability or national origin. Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident. Grades and academic performance will serve as indicators of potential; however, preference will be given to youth with disabilities.

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  • NGLCC (National LGBT Chamber of Commerce)

    Due Date: Dec. 10, 2022      Award Amount: Varies
    College students residing in the US, identifying as members of the LGBT community with an interest in entrepreneurship;  Applicants must identify as a member of the LGBT community;  LGBT students of color, those that identify as transgender or non-binary, LGBT students with disabilities and those with geographic diversity are strongly encouraged to apply;  Applicants must be U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents.

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  • Smith’s Publicity Marketing Scholarship

    Due Date: Dec. 10, 2022      Award Amount: $1,000
    Applicant must be a high school senior or college/university student in the United States. A 1,500-word essay on the art of persuasive writing is required.

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  • Prime Scholarship

    Due Date: Dec. 15, 2022      Award Amount: $1,000
    Open to applicants working towards a two-year or four-year degree. This scholarship
    is for those who have demonstrated a commitment to the community in regards to healthcare and social assistance. We are looking for applicants who intend to apply those experiences to a future career in the emergency response field.

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  • Univ. of Texas - The Haraldson Foundation

    Due Date: Dec. 15, 2022      Award Amount: $40,000
    High school senior, who has filed an application to attend The University of Texas; Currently enrolled in a University of Texas undergraduate or graduate program and can provide proof of enrollment; Demonstrated academic excellence - Top 10% of graduation class / High SAT or ACT scores; Volunteer and community service activities; Demonstrated leadership and character; Financial need.

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  • AXA Achievement Scholarship

    Due Date: Dec. 15, 2022     Award Amount: $10,000 - $25,000
    Applicants should demonstrate outstanding achievement in community, school or work related activities;  Be active in their community;  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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  • Burger King Scholars Program

    Due Date: Dec. 15, 2022      Award Amount: $4,000
    Students must have a strong academic record with a minimum 2.5 GPA, be passionate about serving the community and be a high school senior, Burger King employee, spouse/domestic partner or child of an employee.

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  • Dirk Derrick Car & Truck Accident Injury Scholarship

    Due Date: Dec. 15, 2022     Award Amount: $1,000

    Students applying must submit an essay where you explain, present, inspire, or otherwise convince us as to why you deserve to win this scholarship. There are no conditions or requirements for this essay.

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  • UNIGO $10,000 Scholarship

    Due Date:  Dec. 31, 2022     Award Amount: $10,000
    This award is for U.S. students; Must be a legal U.S. resident; Must reside in the 50 United States or the District of Columbia;  Must be 14 years of age or older to apply;  Submit an online written response to the question: "Would you rather be smart, funny or rich? Why?" (250 words or less)    

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  • The Lasting Impression

    Due Date:  Dec. 31, 2022     Award Amount: $1,500
    The scholarship is open to students 18 years or older, and are currently enrolled in an accredited college, community college, or university, or students who have been accepted by one of these institutions.    

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  • U.S. Air Force Scholarships

    Due Date:  Dec. 31, 2022     Award Amount: Varies
    Applicants must either be a United States citizen or obtain U.S. citizenship by the last day of the first term of their freshman year. See the website for academic, medical, fitness, service obligation, civil involvement and drug disclosure requirements.

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  • The Annual Pacific Bay Recovery Scholarship Award Opportunity

    Due Date:  Dec. 31, 2022     Award Amount: $1,500
    Applicant must be at least 18 years of age;  Applicant must be an American citizen; Applicant must possess a GPA (grade point average) of 2.5 or higher.    

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  • Common Application Scholarship

    Due Date:  December 31, 2022     Award Amount: $2,000
    Applicant should: Be in Grade 11 or Grade 12, be attending college or university no later than October of 2023, have achieved a GPA of 2.5 or greater during their last academic year, and answer one of the essay prompts found on the application page.   

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Due in January 2023

  • Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship

    Due Date:  Jan. 1, 2023     Award Amount: Varies
    Applicants must:  Be a graduating, minority high school senior;  Be a United States citizen;  Present evidence of financial need;  Demonstrate a record of academic excellence;  Demonstrate leadership potential and a dedication to community service;   Submit an official SAT and/or ACT test exam score from junior or senior year;  Plan to attend an accredited and approved 4-year college within the United States or affiliated with a United States-based college or university;  Not possess a degree from, or be enrolled in, a 2 or 4–year college when applying.    

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  • National FFA Scholarship Program “Grow Ag Leaders”

    Due Date: Jan. 5, 2022     Award Amount: $1,500
    Must be a high school senior (public, private or home-schooled) or enrolled in college full time (minimum of 12 credit hours). Must be planning to pursue a degree in a qualifying area of study. Must be planning to attend a vocational, 2-year or 4-year qualifying ag related study program after high school. Must meet a minimum 2.5 GPA requirement. Must obtain no less than two electronic endorsements from qualifying farmers who live or farm in an eligible county.

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  • Ron Brown Scholarship Program

    Due Date: January 9, 2023     Award Amount: $10,000-40,000
    Applicants for the Ron Brown Scholarship MUST be Black/African American, US citizens or permanent residents, and a current high school senior at the time of their application.

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  • AWAF (Automotive Women’s Alliance Foundation)

    Due Date:  Jan. 10, 2023     Award Amount: Not specified)
    Scholarships are awarded to female, North American citizens, with a passion for a career or advancement in the automotive and its related industries.    

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  • The Rocco C. Caffarelli Scholarship

    Due Date:  January 12, 2023     Award Amount: Based on financial need
    To apply for a Rocco C. Caffarelli Scholarship, you must meet the following criteria:
    You must be a young man who is a resident of the state of Texas;  You must be a freshman in the Fall of 2023; You must demonstrate financial need; You must be a person of good character and ideals and You must enroll in a Bachelor’s program offered by a Texas college or university.    

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  • National FFA Scholarship Program “Built Ford Tough”

    Due Date:  January 12, 2023     Award Amount: $1,000
    Must be an FFA member; Must be a high school senior or a collegiate student;    Must attend a vocational, two-year or four-year continuation of studies. Any major may apply.     

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  • The Asian Pacific Islander Scholarship Program

    Due Date:  January 12, 2023     Award Amount: $2,500 - $20,000
    Applicants must: Be able to describe your ethnicity, heritage, or ancestry in relation to the countries, territories, or lands in Asia or the Pacific Islands; Be a citizen, national, or legal permanent resident of the United States;  Be enrolling or continuing as a degree-seeking undergraduate student in a U.S. accredited college or university in Fall 2023; Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.7 on a 4.0 scale (unweighted), or equivalent, or have earned a GED; Must apply for federal financial aid for the 2023-2024 academic year using the Free Application for the Federal Student Aid (FASFA) by early April 2023.    

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  • Profiles In Courage Essay Contest

    Due Date: January 13, 2023     Award Amount: $100-10,000
    Essays can be no more than 1,000 words but must be a minimum of 700 words. Citations and bibliography are not included in the word count; Essays must be the original work of the student; John F. Kennedy, Robert F. Kennedy, and Edward M. Kennedy are not eligible subjects for essays. Essays must describe an act of political courage by a U.S. elected official who served during or after 1917, the year John F. Kennedy was born. Contest Topic:  Describe and analyze an act of political courage by a U.S. elected official who served during or after 1917, the year John F. Kennedy was born. 

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  • American Quarter Horse Foundation

    Due Date: Jan. 15, 2023     Award Amount: $500-$50,000
    Eligibility of applicants is based on the individual criteria and requirements provided for each scholarship offered. Recipients are selected based on academic achievement, financial need and Quarter Horse involvement, as well as an applicant’s outstanding leadership and communication skills.    

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  • Texas Top Ten Percent

    Due Date: January 15, 2023     Award Amount: Up to $2,000
    The 80th Texas Legislature created the Top 10 Percent Scholarship to encourage students who graduate in the top 10% of their high school class to attend a Texas public institution of higher education. Typically, if funding is available, qualifying students who submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or the Texas Application for State Financial Aid (TASFA) by a specific deadline, have financial need, and enroll full-time in a Texas public college or university in the fall semester may be eligible to receive an award. Students who submit their FAFSA after this deadline will not be awarded due to limited funding.  Number of Awards & Eligibility: Varies annually based on the number of qualified applicants.  See website for eligibility and requirements.

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  • George Washington Crossing Foundation Scholarship

    Due Date:  Jan. 15, 2023     Award Amount: $500 - $5,000
    Competition open to all high school seniors who are U. S. citizens and are planning careers of service to the United States in local, state, or federal government. All awards are for one year.    

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  • The Pavilion Partners Fine Arts Scholarships

    Due Date:  January 18, 2023     Award Amount: $2,500 - $7,500
    The Pavilion Partners Fine Arts Scholarships are awarded to high school seniors who are majoring in a fine arts program at the college or university of their choice. Graduating high school seniors who reside or attend school within the north Houston geographic boundaries set by the Scholarship Committee may apply in one of six fine arts disciplines: Dance, Instrumental Music, Musical Theatre, Theatre Arts, Visual Art, and Vocal Music. Note that applicants may apply only under one discipline and are not permitted to submit a second application in a different discipline.   

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  • Amazon Future Engineer

    Due Date: January 20, 2022     Award Amount: $40,000
    Must be planning to pursue a bachelor’s degree in computer science, software engineering, computer engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, robotics, or other computer science related field of study and are planning to attend an accredited 4-year college or university (or an accredited 2-year college, with the intent to transfer to a 4-year institution).  You need to have taken computer science or hardware engineering classes in high school or at a college dual program, or currently be enrolled in one; Must have a need for financial assistance; You must a high school senior with a 2.3 cumulative GPA; Must be a United States citizen.

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  • Lambda Zeta Chapter Scholarship - General High School Community Scholarship

    Due Date:  January 29, 2023     Award Amount: $2000
    Applicants must be high school seniors (see the requirement documents for all specifics) graduating in Spring 2023, with documented involvement in extra curricular and community service activities, leadership experience, and who require financial assistance for their college education. Finalists must complete a structured interview that will be scheduled to take place in March 2023. The interview may be held in-person or virtually through Zoom, which will be at the discretion of the Lambda Zeta Scholarship Committee. If the interview is held virtually the applicant must be present and on camera to be considered.

    For the General High School Community Scholarship, the Applicant must be a female graduating senior in a high school in the Greater Houston area and rank among the top 25% of their graduating class. The applicant must have documented involvement in extracurricular and community service activities, demonstrate financial need to pursue a college education, and demonstrate leadership ability.  

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  • Lambda Zeta Chapter Scholarship - Lambda Zeta Minority Engineering Scholarship

    Due Date:  January 29, 2023     Award Amount: $1500
    Applicants must be high school seniors (see the requirement documents for all specifics) graduating in Spring 2023, with documented involvement in extra curricular and community service activities, leadership experience, and who require financial assistance for their college education. Finalists must complete a structured interview that will be scheduled to take place in March 2023. The interview may be held in-person or virtually through Zoom, which will be at the discretion of the Lambda Zeta Scholarship Committee. If the interview is held virtually the applicant must be present and on camera to be considered.

    For the Lambda Zeta Minority Engineering Scholarship, the Applicant must be a female graduating senior enrolled in a high school in the Greater Houston area and rank among the top 25% of their graduating class. The Applicant must be planning to major in/obtain a Bachelor of Science in Engineering. The applicant must have documented involvement in extracurricular and community
    service activities, demonstrate financial need to pursue a college education, and demonstrate leadership ability.  

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  • Lambda Zeta Chapter Scholarship - Jaylen Avery Scholarship for Students with Special Needs

    Due Date:  January 29, 2023     Award Amount: $1000
    Applicants must be high school seniors (see the requirement documents for all specifics) graduating in Spring 2023, with documented involvement in extra curricular and community service activities, leadership experience, and who require financial assistance for their college education. Finalists must complete a structured interview that will be scheduled to take place in March 2023. The interview may be held in-person or virtually through Zoom, which will be at the discretion of the Lambda Zeta Scholarship Committee. If the interview is held virtually the applicant must be present and on camera to be considered.

    For the Jaylen Avery Scholarship for Students with Special Needs, the Applicant must be a male graduating senior enrolled in a high school in the Greater Houston area, a US Citizen, have a minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale, and currently be receiving Special Education services in their respective school. The applicant must demonstrate financial need to pursue a trade school, 2-year, or 4-year college education and may also have documented involvement in extracurricular and community service activities and leadership experiences.

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  • Tuskegee Airmen Scholarship

    Due Date: January 27, 2023     Award Amount: Varies
    Applicants must be students from accredited high schools who will graduate (or who have graduated) in the spring of their academic cycle. Additionally, those who apply must have a Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least three point zero (3.0) on a four-point scale; Must be an undergraduate student; Must attend a university, a four-year college, two-year college or a vocational-tech school; Minimum 3.0 GPA; Must currently be a high school student; Must study full-time.

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  • Technology Addiction Awareness Scholarship

    Due Date: January 30, 2023     Award Amount: $1,000
    You must be a high school freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior or a current or entering college or graduate school student of any level. Home schooled students are also eligible. There is no age limit. You must also be a U.S. citizen or legal resident.

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  • I Have a Dream Scholarship

    Due Date:  Jan. 31, 2023     Award Amount: $1,500
    Must be 14 years of age or older at time of application; Must be a legal U.S. resident; Must be a resident of one of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia. This award is for U.S. students.    

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  • Rebekah Assembly of Texas Irma Gesche Scholarship

    Due Date: January 31, 2023     Award Amount: $1,000
    The scholarship is based on academic ability, community service, personal development, and financial need. Applicant must submit a completed application along with a high school transcript, a typed letter outlining expected goals to be reached as a result of further education, and three letters of reference.

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  • The Sons of the Republic Texas History Essay Contest

    Due Date: January 31, 2023     Award Amount: $2,000 - $4,000
    Graduating Seniors in any High School may enter. History, Government and English students are particularly encouraged to participate.  Each year, students are invited to submit essays reflecting their research and study of our Texas History and its relevance to the development of Texas. The year 2022-2023 topic will be: “Battle of Coleto and the Goliad Massacre.”

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  • Texas Student Housing Authority Scholarship

    Due Date: January 31, 2023     Award Amount: Full or Partial off-campus housing
    TSHA Scholarships are available to Texas High School graduating seniors, Community. High School and University Transcripts are required;  SAT or ACT Scores: An SAT or ACT score is required;  GPA: Please make sure the Counselor/Principal has filled in the applicant’s GPA and all requested data on the page he/she fills out. The GPA must be presented on a 4.0 scale.

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  • William B. Ruggles Journalism Scholarship

    Due Date: January 31, 2023     Award Amount: $2,000
    The scholarship is awarded on the basis of scholastic ability and a demonstrated interest in the work of the Institute.  Applicants must also:  Demonstrate potential for the successful completion of the educational requirements in an accredited journalism program by submitting a transcript or copy of acceptance letter from the school you are or will attend;  Demonstrate an understanding of the principles of voluntary unionism and the economic and social problems of compulsory unionism by submitting an essay of approximately 500 words.

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  • American Council for International Studies (ACIS) Travel Scholarship

    Due Date:  Jan. 31, 2023      Award Amount: $1,000/$2,500 
    The 2023 contest is open to US students who are 11-20 years old and interested in educational travel.   

     

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Due in February 2023

Due in March 2023