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Due Date Title Amount
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)
varies
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)
$5,000
04/28/2019 Honors Graduation - Design a Better Future Scholarship
(Must plan to graduate from a U.S. high school in the spring; Must intend to enroll in an accredited four-year college beginning in the fall; Must earn a cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.5 or higher)
$10,000
04/30/2019 The Hispanic Scholarship Consortium Varies
04/30/2019 The Hispanic Scholarship Corsortium
(Must be of Hispanic/Latino heritage; Plan to enroll in an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the United States on a full-time or part-time basis; Hold a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale)
varies
04/30/2019 Sara Scholarship for senior girls
(Awarded to female high school seniors who plan to pursue a college degree and who demonstrate academic achievement, excellence of character, financial need and active engagement with the sport of golf. Skill in playing golf is not a criterion)
$2,000
04/30/2019 E-Waste 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
04/30/2019 Elaine Chapin Fund
(Must have financial need, academic standing and the impact with which multiple sclerosis has affected their lives)
$1,000
04/30/2019 The Educational Foundation For Women in Accounting
(Female US citizen attending accredited US school pursuing an accounting degree; Commitment to the goal of pursuing a degree in Accounting in preparation for a career as an accounting or finance professional, including evidence of continued commitment to this goal after receiving the award)
Unspecified
04/30/2019 RealtyHop
(Essay required: The scholarship prompt is as follows: "How have your family, friends, and life at home influenced your decision on your future career?")
$1,000
04/30/2019 1,000 Dreams Fund
(The students eligible for assistance shall be women attending high school or a two-year or four-year college/university in the United States. Students must demonstrate financial need)
up to $1,000
04/30/2019 Asian Chamber of Commerce (ACC) Scholarship Foundation
The Asian Chamber of Commerce (ACC) Scholarship Foundation is a 501(c)(3) and was founded in 2005 to provide scholarships to further Greater Houston area high school students' higher education goals. Since 2005, the Foundation has awarded over 120 scholarships.
$1,000
04/30/2019 Houston Marathon Foundation Scholarship - The Susan Poorman Blackie Scholarship
For High School Seniors; The scholarship is awarded annually to one male and one female student; Eligible recipients will have participated in high school cross country or track and who show a love of running, community and exemplary performance in school.
$5000 a year / 4 years
04/30/2019 The “Master of Minions” Scholarship
(There’s no minimum GPA and no long essay to write; Applicants must sign up and apply and Create a FREE Student Cirkled In account)
$1,000
04/30/2019 Barbara Devetski Scholarship Contest
(All Houston area, college-bound, graduating senior women.)
$2,500
04/30/2019 June No Essay Scholarship
(High school students, adults looking to head back to school, current college students and anyone else looking to attend college or graduate school within 12 months.)
$2,000
05/01/2019 American College Foundation Visionary Scholarship
(Applicant must be currently enrolled as a High School Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, or Senior (2022, 2021, 2020, or 2019) and must be a United States citizen or eligible non-citizen. Financial need is NOT considered; all income levels are encouraged to apply.)
$1,000 - $5,000
05/01/2019 Burns Original BBQ Scholarship
(Burns Original BBQ is giving away a total of $6000 in scholarships to a few lucky graduating seniors here in Houston. Request the application by sending an email to [email protected] and be sure to follow all of the qualifying requirements! •Be a graduating senior; Have at least a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale; Completed 8 hours or more of community/volunteer service in the last year (signed proof required) Share a 300 word essay sharing your career goals)
$1,500
05/01/2019 The Terry Bryant Scholarships
(The scholarship is open to all U.S. high school seniors planning on seeking a degree at an accredited four year university)
$2,500
05/01/2019 Texas Chief Deputies Association (Melvin Drum Memorial Scholarship)
(Scholarships are available to any son, daughter, stepson or stepdaughter of any Sheriff’s Office employee currently working for a Sheriff’s Office in the State of Texas)
$2,000
05/01/2019 American College Education Visionary
(must be currently enrolled as a High School Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, or Senior (2022, 2021, 2020, or 2019) and must be a United States citizen or eligible non-citizen)
$1,000 - $5,000
05/01/2019 Albertson & Davidson, LLC College Scholarship
(open to individuals who are currently attending or are planning on attending an accredited United States college or university during the fall 2019 semester)
$500 - $1,500
05/01/2019 Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals
(These scholarships allow award recipients to use funds to advance or pursue diverse aviation-related careers including commercial pilots, aircraft maintenance and flight dispatchers.)
varies
05/01/2019 Texas Public Works Association Scholarships
(The scholarship fund was established by the American Public Works Association, Texas Chapter and was created to provide scholarships for higher education (college graduate and undergraduate) and for professional development (continuing education and training for certification or licensure).
$1,000
05/06/2019 Texas Hospitality Poster Contest
(for graduating high school seniors; purpose is to fight underage drinking and to promote alcohol responsibility through a statewide poster contest)
$5,000
05/10/2019 Texas Interscholastic League Foundation
(Must plan to attend an accredited college or university in the state of Texas; Must enroll full-time in college and maintain a 2.5 college GPA (some scholarships require higher GPAs); Must have taken either the SAT or the ACT; Must be graduating from high school during the current academic year)
varies
05/10/2019 Texas Interscholastic League Foundation
(Applicant must be currently enrolled as a High School Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, or Senior (2022, 2021, 2020, or 2019) and must be a United States citizen or eligible non-citizen. Financial need is NOT considered; all income levels are encouraged to apply.)
varies
05/15/2019 Thanks USA Scholarship Program
(must be dependent child, age 24 and under (as of application deadline); Be current high school seniors or graduates who plan to enroll or students who are already enrolled in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited two- or four-year college or university, or vocational or technical school for the academic year; Have at least a 2.00 cumulative grade point average (GPA) on a 4.00 scale)
varies
05/15/2019 LPGA Dinah Shore Scholarship
(Applicant must be a female high school senior who has been accepted into a full-time course of study at an accredited U.S. institution of higher learning and has played golf regularly for two years but not on a competitive collegiate golf team; Minimum 3.2 GPA)
$500 - $5,000
05/19/2019 Society of Women Engineers Houston Scholarships
(Be a woman who is currently a senior at a Houston Area high school or a transfer student from a junior college or community college; Plans to major in an Engineering or Science discipline at an ABET accredited 4 year college or university, preferably in the State of Texas the following academic year)
varies
05/24/2019 B. Davis Scholarship
(available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any post secondary institution)
$1,000
05/30/2019 Interior Deluxe Scholarship For Higher Learning
(Research and essay required)
$1,500
05/31/2019 $2500 Live Forever Scholarship
(Circled In is like "LinkedIn for Students" - a professional, digital portfolio to capture and share students' activities and achievements. It's quick and easy to apply. Students answer a short prompt question, then tell about their activities and passions. The scholarships are open to 8th-12th grade students and are free to apply! It's an easy application process, with no minimum GPA and no long essay to write.)
$2,500
05/31/2019 The Zebra Show Off Your Strips Scholarship
(Applicants must be currently enrolled at or planning to attend a four-year university, graduate program, community college, or trade school located in the continental United States)
$1,000
05/31/2019 AED Superstore College Scholarship
(students must be a legal resident of the U.S. and be either a college-bound high school senior or a student currently enrolled in an accredited university)
$1,000
05/31/2019 Triple Impact Competitor Scholarship
(Current High School Junior (class of 2020); Grade Point Average of 2.5 or above; Current resident of the United States of America; Participant in individual or team sport sponsored by school or local club)
$1,000 - $2,000
05/31/2019 2019 Minerva Beauty Cosmetology Scholarship
(Student must currently be enrolled in an accredited cosmetology program in the US. Student must currently be enrolled in an accredited cosmetology program in the US.)
$1,000
05/31/2019 Encore Protection Victims of Drunk Driving
(applicants must be: The victim of a drunk driving accident; the child or dependent of a victim of a drunk driving accident; OR the spouse of a victim of a drunk driving accident; be currently attending or have been accepted to an accredited college or university; have a 3.0 GPA or higher)
$1,000
05/31/2019 Fifth Month Scholarship
(Applicants must be 13 years or older; be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2024) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education)
$1,500
05/31/2019 Angel Tree Outreach Scholarship
(available to graduating high school seniors in the greater Harris County and Fort Bend County Areas whose parents and or guardians are incarcerated or have been released within the last 18 months. Applicants must have the equivalent of a 2.50 grade point average (GPA) on a 4.0 scale; We are including homeless students. We are also including students from families in a financial hardship (i.e. students on free or reduced lunch.)
varies
05/31/2019 Divorce Matters
(available to high school seniors and current college students nationwide who have been personally affected by a divorce)
$2,500
05/31/2019 Encore Protection Victims of Drunk Driving
(Must be the victim of a drunk driving accident; The child or dependent of a victim of a drunk driving accident; OR The spouse of a victim of a drunk driving accident.)
$1,000
06/01/2019 The Walter J. Travis Memorial Scholarship
(Involvement in golf-related interests and activities; Extracurricular activities, including volunteer work with student/community organizations; participation in sports and community affairs; jobs held; special interests, and hobbies; students who have demonstrated a desire to “give back to their community” through volunteer activities)
$1,000
06/01/2019 Athnet Sports Recruiting
(Applicants must write a 400-500 word essay describing how the lessons you have learned through playing sports have positively impacted you as you pursue your college education.)
$1,000
06/14/2019 Abbott and Fenner Scholarship
(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.)
$2,500
06/19/2019 Big Sun Athletic Scholarship
(All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in.)
$500
06/30/2019 Digital Responsibility
(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
06/30/2019 Do Over Scholarship
(Essay required)
$1,500
06/30/2019 The Bounce Energy “Be More” Scholarship
(Must be a current high school senior or college student under the age of 24 years; Must have a minimum of 3.0 GPA; Must be a resident of or attend college in the state of Texas)
$2,500
06/30/2019 The Andrew Flusche Scholarship Contest
(Applicants must create a public service advertisement video (PSA) which portrays the correct way of interacting with a police officer during a traffic stop or any other encounter.)
$500
06/30/2019 The Clarish Design YOur Future Scholarship
(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.)
$2,500
06/30/2019 Delete Cyberbullying Scholarship Award
(Selection is based on the written essay and focused on creativity, content and a commitment to the cause of deleting cyberbullying. The awards are one-time only and not renewable. Short Essay: Answer ONE of the following questions in 500 words or less. Option 1: "Why is it important to work to delete cyberbullying?" Option 2: "How has cyberbullying personally affected you?")
$1,000
07/01/2019 The Simmons and Fletcher,P.C., Christian Studies Scholarship
(Must be a lawful U.S. permanent resident or U.S. citizen; Enrolled in, accepted to or plan to attend a Christian college or university; Be a participant in volunteer or community work)
$500 - $1,000
07/01/2019 The Simmons and Fletcher, P.C., Marketing Scholarship
(Must be a U.S. citizen/lawful U.S. permanent resident; Have been accepted to a two or four year college or marketing school)
$500 - $1,000

CTE Scholarships

Additional Scholarships

$2000 “No Essay” College Scholarship
Aircraft Electronics Association Educational Foundation Scholarship Program 
American Legion Scholarships for Children of Military Personnel, Baseball Players, Eagle Scouts, Boys and Girls State Attendees, Orators, and Junior Shooting Sports Competitors
College Board's Scholarship Search-
College for All Texans Early High School Graduation Scholarship
Cy Fair Educational Foundation
Discus Awards List of College Scholarships (updated constantly)
Education & Training Vouchers for Youths Aging Out of Foster Care in Texas 
Fast Web
FreeCollegeScholarships.net Scholarship Drawing for students of all ages
General Aviation and Aircraft Maintenance Scholarships
General Nursing Scholarships, Grants, and Financial Aid
High School Scholarships for Trade Schools in Texas
Houston Museum of Natural Science (HMNS) 
Jean Evelyn Freshman Scholarship for African American Female Seniors 
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)
LSC Cy Fair Scholarships
Minnie Stevens Piper Compendium - ALPHABETICAL INDEX TO SCHOLARSHIPS AND OTHER FINANCIAL AID  
Scholarship and Financial Aid for Women
ScholarshipGuidance.com Scholarship Database for High School Students
The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards
Ventures Scholars Program(open to underrepresented and first-generation college-bound students pursuing a math- or science-based career)
 
Business Professionals of America 
Family and  Consumer Sciences Teachers Association of Texas 
Scholarships for TAFE (Texas Association of Future Educators) Members
SkillsUSA-related Scholarships
Texas Association Family, Career and Community Leaders of America 
Vocational Agriculture Teacher Assoc. of Texas 

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