General Scholarships

The scholarships listed are provided for information only; no endorsement of any scholarship implied.
Due Date Title Amount
Varies PCA Scholarship Program Department of Agriculture, Nutrition, and Human Ecology (ANE) Passport to Careers in Agriculture Scholarships Program
(Full-time undergraduate enrollment in the College of Agriculture and Human Sciences; Priority given to incoming freshmen; Cumulative Grade Point Average of no less than 3.00 on a 4.00 scale; Texas residents have priority; Must complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (If selected for the scholarship)
unspecified
Varies Education and Training Vouchers for Youths Aging Out $5,000
Varies Early Childhood Education Scholarships varies
Varies Children of Disabled or Deceased Firemen, Peace Officers, Game Warden & Employees of Correctional Institutions Scholarship varies
Varies Education and Training Vouchers for Youths Aging Out of Foster Care in Texas $5,000
Varies GLP Foundation Westfall Scholarship
(To celebrate the 50th Anniversary of GLP, we asked educators across Michigan and Texas to nominate the most deserving students for $1,000 scholarships to be used toward their college education. We will be giving out a total of $50,000 in scholarships & we need YOU to help us find the special students who deserve it.) The process is simple, throughout the year GLP will be choosing special students to receive a scholarship. Fill out this form online to nominate a student. Nominate a Student: https://glpfinancialgroup.com/50th-anniversary-scholarships/nominate-a-student/
$1,000
Varies Texas Chief Deputies Association - Melvin Drum Memorial Scholarship).pdf Varies
6/2/20 Digital Marketing Scholarship
(High school seniors and college undergraduate students; Major (or plans to major) in a field related to digital marketing; Must plan to take at least 10 credit hours during the Fall 2020 semester.)
$2,000
6/2/20 Got A Spine Scholarship
(a student must: 1) Be attending college or university no later than October of 2020; 2) Be attending college or university on a full-time basis by October of 2020; 3) Have achieved a GPA of 2.5 or greater during their last academic year; 4) Be a U.S. or Canadian resident; 5) Be attending a school in the U.S. or Canada by October of 2020; 6) Submit answers to the essay questions no later than 11:59 PM EST on June 2, 2020.)
$500
6/8/20 Jack & Jill of America Foundation 2020
(Be an incoming freshman at an accredited 4-year institution and enrolled full-time for the 2020-2021 academic year. - Be an African American citizen or permanent resident of the United States. - Have a min imum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale at the time of high school graduation. - Have completed a minimum of 60 hours of active community service during the 2019-2020 academic year. - Have completed the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and a demonstrated unmet financial need (verified by your institution’s Financial Aid Office.)
$2,500
6/12/20 Abbott and Fenner Scholarship
(To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay on the topic below. The essay should be between 500 and 1000 words. Your submissions must be sent to us by email at: scholarships at abbottandfenner.com Topic: 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.)
$1,000
6/12/20 Hands of Hope For Education
(Must be a child of a parent or guardian who is incarcerated or has been released from incarceration within the last 18 months; Must have a GPA of 2.50 on a 4.0 scale; Must demonstrate community service and involvement; Must demonstrate financial need.)
unspecified
6/15/20 Go Foodservice Scholarship
(Open to high school seniors who plan to enroll in college at the start of the next school year, or all students who are currently enrolled in a Culinary Arts or Hospitality Management program; Must be enrolled full-time or part-time in a college, or culinary arts school; Must be majoring in Culinary Arts or Hospitality Management.)
$500
6/15/20 Danger of Vaping Scholarship
(GPA of 3.0 or higher; Accepted or enrolled in an accredited U.S. college or university; Write and submit an essay.)
$2,500
6/15/20 American Muscle Automotive Scholarship
(Only students currently enrolled full-time in an American college, Canadian colleges, Automotive Engineering programs, Trade schools, technical institute, or high school seniors planning to attend a college or post-secondary institution are eligible to be awarded a scholarship through this program.)
$2,500
6/15/20 Auto Safety & Technology Scholarship
(You must be accepted to or currently attending a four-year college or university; You must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher; Submit an essay.)
$2,500
6/19/20 Big Sun Scholarship
Applicant must write a short essay (500 - 1,000 words) answering the following questions: How did your participation in sports during your high school years influence you? Has your participation influenced your career goals? Has your participation influenced how you relate to your family?
$500
6/30/20 The Lisa Michelle Memorial Fund
(Applicant must have had a parent or guardian who has passed away due alcohol, drug or prescription drug abuse.)
$1,000
6/30/20 Chairish Scholarship Program
(Open to graduating high school seniors of any major. Students are asked to submit a 500-word essay designing their ideal future and their plans to achieve that dream; Minimum 2.0/4.0 cumulative GPA; Must be enrolled or planning to enroll at an accredited two-year, four-year, or technical/vocational college or university in the United States; *This scholarship is open to students from all underrepresented backgrounds.)
$2,500
6/30/20 The Andrew Flusche Scholarship Contest
(The following people are eligible for the scholarship: High school seniors who have been accepted into a college, university, or trade school; Students who are currently enrolled in a college, university, or trade school; People are accepted into a graduate school; You must be a citizen or lawful resident of the United States in order to apply.)
$500
6/30/20 Do Over Scholarship
(Be thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of application; Be legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia; Be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2026) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education)
$2,000
6/30/20 Delete Cyberbullying
(To apply, you must be: A U.S. citizen or permanent resident; Attending or planning to attend an accredited U.S. college or university for undergraduate or graduate studies; A high school, college or graduate student or a student planning to enter college.)
$1,000
6/30/20 Digital Privacy Scholarship
(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.
$1,000
7/1/20 ABC Humane Wildlife Control & Prevention, Inc. Academic Scholarship
(Essay Prompt: Why are you passionate about science, technology, engineering, or math, and how will your pursuit of these fields help preserve biodiversity, improve the health of our planet, or alleviate human suffering?)
$1,000
7/1/20 The Simmons and Fletcher P.C., Christian Studies Scholarship
(Applicants should submit a typed, double-spaced essay that is in legible font of 12-point size. The essay should discuss, in detail, how Christian education and Christian business leaders help to enhance the moral fibers of the United States. The essay should also include a description of how a Christian education has or/and will benefit the applicant, and how a Christian education will help the applicant to be a future leader among their peers.)
$1,000
7/1/20 Savor Summer College Scholarship
(Available to high school sophomores, juniors and seniors. You must be a U.S. citizen, have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and submit an essay of 500 words or less that answers the question, “How are you planning on using your summer vacation?” in order to be considered for this award.)
$500
7/15/20 Business Research Guide Scholarship for Women Entrepreneurs
(Available to U.S. citizens who have been accepted to or are enrolled at an accredited college or university in the U.S. Available to undergraduate and master’s students in all majors and disciplines, with particular consideration given to women studying entrepreneurship, business management, or a closely related field.)
$1,000
7/21/20 Stuck at Prom Scholarship Contest
(Duck Tape fans mean the world to us and we’re committed to keeping you safe. So, this year no need to wear your one-of-a-kind creation to prom — get crafty at home and share your Duck Tape promwear virtually. Need more information? Check out our updated Stuck at Prom® Contest rules for details.)
$500 - $10,000
7/30/20 Bachus & Schanker, LLC Scholarship
(Any high school senior accepted to attend a four-year university by the time of the award, or full time student attending a four-year university in the United States who carries a 3.0 cumulative GPA may apply. Each student must write an essay about his or her opinion(s) on the importance and efficacy of the 7th Amendment. Students are encouraged to think critically about the right to trial by a jury, and other elements of the Amendment, and it how affects their lives.
$2,000
7/31/20 Pass the Torch Teacher Scholarship
(Record a video no longer than six minutes in which you tell your story. Upload it to a video site such as YouTube, Vimeo, etc.)
$5,000
7/31/20 Prime Scholarship
(Open to applicants working towards a two-year or four-year degree.)
$1,000
7/31/20 Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship
(9th-12th grade high school, college, or graduate student including adult students; Legal resident of the U.S.; Currently in school or planning to start school within the next 12 months.)
$1,000
7/31/20 Flavor of the Month
(Be thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of application; Be legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia; Be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2026) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education).
$1,500
8/1/20 Michael Moody Fitness Scholarship
(•Be current high school senior, undergraduate, or graduate students who plan to enroll full-time in an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the United States for the entire 2020-2021 academic year. •Demonstrate ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, and participation and leadership in school activities and work experience. •Demonstrate interest in pursuing a career and enrolled in the following majors: Athletic Training, Psychology, Biology, Kinesiology, Nursing, General Medicine, Dentistry, Behavioral Sciences, Personal Training, Physical Education Teaching and Coaching, Health and Physical Fitness, Exercise Science, Sports and Recreation Management, Health Sciences, Physical Therapist, or another health- related major.
$1,500
8/1/20 Michael Moody Fitness Scholarship
(Applicants to the Michael Moody Fitness Scholarship must: •Be United States citizens or legal residents living or claiming residency in one of the 50 united states, Washington, D.C. or Puerto Rico. •Be current high school senior, undergraduate, or graduate students who plan to enroll full-time in an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the United States for the entire 2020-2021 academic year. •Demonstrate ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, and participation and leadership in school activities and work experience. •Demonstrate interest in pursuing a career and enrolled in the following majors: Athletic Training, Psychology, Biology, Kinesiology, Nursing, General Medicine, Dentistry, Behavioral Sciences, Personal Training, Physical Education Teaching and Coaching, Health and Physical Fitness, Exercise Science, Sports and Recreation Management, Health Sciences, Physical Therapist, or another health- related major.)
$1,500
8/1/20 Auto Accident Law Firm Survivor Scholarship
(Applicant must: Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident; Have sustained injuries from a car or truck accident or been affected by someone else’s accident; Be accepted or enrolled in an accredited college or university within the United States. Graduate and Law School students are encouraged to apply; Have a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher.)
$1,000
8/1/20 2020 Michael Moody Fitness Scholarship
(Be United States citizens; •Be current high school senior, undergraduate, or graduate students who plan to enroll full-time in an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the United States for the entire 2020-2021 academic year; Demonstrate ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, and participation and leadership in school activities and work experience; Demonstrate interest in pursuing a career and enrolled in the following majors: Athletic Training, Psychology, Biology, Kinesiology, Nursing, General Medicine, Dentistry, Behavioral Sciences, Personal Training, Physical Education Teaching and Coaching, Health and Physical Fitness, Exercise Science, Sports and Recreation Management, Health Sciences, Physical Therapist, or another health- related major.)
$1,500
8/1/20 Sugar Spun Run
(high school senior or college student) Essay required.
$500
8/1/20 Patsy Takemoto Mink
(Education Foundation for Low-Income Women and Children – (must be a woman, at least 17 years of age; must be a mother, with minor children; must be pursuing a first vocational degree/certificate; a first associate's degree; a first bachelor's degree; must be enrolled in a not-for-profit, accredited institution or program in the U.S. during the 2020-21 academic year; must be low-income (all annual family income less than $20,000 for a family of 2; less than $24,000 for a family of 3; less than $28,000 for a family of 4).
up to $5,000
8/1/20 Military Dependent Scholarship
(Military dependents that are high school seniors or any year in college are eligible to apply for this scholarship.)
$500
8/1/20 Driver Education Initiative Award “In the Driver’s Seat”
(high school senior or college student)
$3,000
8/1/20 Creative Outlook Cover Contest
(For current college or high school students.)
$250
8/15/20 Drummond Law Firm Scholarship
(A high-school student currently in a JROTC or Boy Scout Explorer program that has been accepted to and will be attending a post-high school institution in the United States; A student currently enrolled in a college and a member of their college’s ROTC program; A US Military Veteran that is currently enrolled in post-high school institution or graduate school.)
$1,000
8/15/20 Pride Houston Scholarships
(•Must be a self-identified member of the LGBTQ+ community; • Must be a Houston-area (which includes Harris or a contiguous county) resident and attending a Houston-area high school or college at the time of application; •Must be planning to enroll, or currently enrolled in a post-secondary educational institution; •In good academic standing (no failing current classes or academic probation or suspension)
varies
8/31/20 Make Me Laugh
(Be thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of application •Be legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia •Be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2026) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education.)
$1,500
8/31/20 Arctic Physical therapy Scholarship
(Be attending college or university no later than January of 2021; 2) Be attending college or university on a full-time or part-time basis by January of 2021; 3) Have achieved a GPA of 3.0 or greater during their last academic year; 4) Be a U.S. or Canadian resident; 5) Be attending a school in the U.S. or Canada by January of 2021; 6) Submit answers to essay questions no later than 11:59 PM EST on the day of the deadline.)
$500
12/30/20 Comedy Defensive Driving Scholarship
NEED TO DISMISS YOUR TEXAS TRAFFIC TICKET OR REDUCE YOUR INSURANCE PREMIUM? The TDLR approved Comedy Defensive Driving safety course aims to give you all the rules of the road in a fast and funny way. In a 5 hour (+1 hour break) online driver safety course, they run you through every defensive driving technique in the book and then some. *Design an advertisement that will educate the public about the dangers of distracted driving; texting, drugs, alcohol, eating and/or any other distraction you choose to focus on.
$1,500

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