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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)
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Varies Education and Training Vouchers for Youths Aging Out
(Is between the ages of 16 and 21; have a high school diploma or equivalent or is exempt from required school attendance; May attend a Texas public or private college that provides a bachelor's degree or not less than a two-year program that provides credit towards an associate's degree or certificate; or a program that provides not less than one year of training toward gainful employment; Is at least 16 years old and are likely to remain in foster care until age 18; Aged out of foster care, but have not yet turned 21; Adopted from foster care after age 16 years but are not yet 21)
$5,000
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
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08/31/2019 Make Me Laugh
(Be thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of application; Describe an incident in your life, funny or embarrassing (fact or fiction), and make us laugh!" (250 words or less)
$1,500
08/31/2019 Trekking Pole Review Scholarship
(To be eligible, applicant must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA (High school or university) and submit a 500-1,000-word essay answering the following question: How do you see technology impacting the world around us in the future and where do you see yourself in this future?)
$1,250
08/31/2019 Arctic Physical therapy Scholarship
(Be attending college or university on a full-time or part-time basis by January of 2020; Have achieved a GPA of 3.0 or greater during their last academic year.)
$500
09/15/2019 LGBTQ+ Scholarship
(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)
$1,000;$2,000
09/15/2019 Bill Gates Scholarships for Minorities
(The Gates Scholarship is a highly selective scholarship for minorities who are high school seniors, Applicants must be eligible for Pell Grant to qualify. The family will still be expected to pay the Expected Family Contribution based upon the FAFSA or Free Application for Federal Student Aid.)
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09/28/2019 The Glaser Family Charitable Foundation
(Programs include scholarships for all levels of post-secondary education available to students with a 2.0 GPA and above. Financial assistance will be available to individuals entering skills and technical training institutions as well.)
Unspecified
09/30/2019 Shout It Out 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)
$1500
09/30/2019 Odenza Marketing Scholarship
(Submit answers to the essay questions, which can be found on the application page, prior to the deadline; Have a GPA of 2.5 or greater; Be a citizen of the United States or Canada)
$500
09/30/2019 National High School Poetry Contest
(Applicant must be a high school student. Poem of 20 lines or less is required to be submitted)
$100-$500
09/30/2019 Illustrators Contest
(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.)
$1,500-$5,000
09/30/2019 Don't Text and Drive 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
09/30/2019 Beauty Plus Wellness Scholarship
(All applicants must submit a 500 word maximum essay on one of the two suggested essay prompts. Student essays will be judged on their originality, creativity, and dedication to healthy lifestyle choices.)
$500
10/10/2019 American Academy of Neurology Neuroscience Research Prize
(Applications must represent original laboratory research as well as the original written work of the applicant)
$1,000
10/11/2019 Olin E Teague Scholarshipf
(The applicant must be a U.S. Citizen; The applicant must be a senior year in an accredited U.S. high school with the intent of attending an accredited U.S. college or university in the Fall of 2020; The applicant must plan to pursue undergraduate or graduate studies in an aerospace field)
$4,000
10/11/2019 National Young Arts Award
(US citizens or have permanent resident status; 15-18 years of age or in grades 10-12 on December 1, 2019.)
Up to $10,000
10/15/2019 Horatio Alger Association National Scholarships
(High school seniors must demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income); Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities and have a minimum 2.0 GPA; Be enrolled full time as a high school senior in the United States; be progressing normally toward graduation in spring/summer of 2020 with plans to enter a college in the United States no later than the fall following graduation)
$25,000
10/15/2019 American Muscles Student Scholarship
(Scholarships are restricted to those students pursuing an automotive degree or related field of study.)
$2,000
10/15/2019 Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards
(Must have a minimum unweighted 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale or 7.5 on a 10.0 scale; Must enroll at an accredited higher education institution in 2020-2021; Be of Hispanic heritage (includes Spain, Brazil, Philippines)
$3,000
10/17/2019 Dr. Pepper Tuition Giveaway
(Hold legal residency permit of the United States of America of an eligible state; Be within the age range of 18 to 24; While you must meet these requirements, there are certain criteria that will disqualify you.)
$100,000
10/17/2019 College Jumpstart Scholarship
(High school 10th-12th grader, college student or non-traditional student; U.S. citizen or legal resident; Attend or plan to attend an accredited 2-year, 4-year or vocational / trade school in the U.S.)
$1,000
10/31/2019 Zombie Apocalypse 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 2024) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education)
$2,000
10/31/2019 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
11/01/2019 Ron Brown's Scholars Program
(Must be Black/African American; Must excel academically; Must exhibit exceptional leadership potential; Must participate in community service activities)
$40,000
11/08/2019 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. Honors are granted on the local, state and national level.)
$5,000
11/15/2019 Marine Band Concerto 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.)
$500-$2500
11/23/2019 Chick & Sophie Major Memorial Duck Calling Contest
(The Chick & Sophie Major Memorial Scholarship Duck Calling Contest is open to any high school senior in the United States who can call ducks.)
$2,000
11/30/2019 2019 Pinot’s Palette Scholarship for Artistic
(Current high school (or home-schooled) seniors attending school in the U.S.; U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals, or U.S. permanent residents; Anticipating completion of high school diploma in spring of 2020; Planning to pursue a degree in the arts at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution.)
$1,000
11/30/2019 Education Matters $5,000
12/01/2019 The Brockman Foundation Scholarship
(A merit-based full scholarship that covers five years of study on the College Station campus of Texas A&M University. Applicants are applying for a scholarship that provides for both an undergraduate and graduate degree. Applicants awarded the scholarship must enroll in, and successfully complete, both the four-year undergraduate STEM degree and the MS Business graduate degree program.) *App portal will open on September 1, 2019.
covers tuition fees in full, room and board, transportation, books and supplies
03/30/2020 HOPE Scholarship Application 2020
A teaching scholarship will be awarded in May 2020 to a CFISD graduating high school senior who plans to pursue an education degree to become a teacher of Health, Physical Education, Recreation or Dance. The applicant must be planning on pursuing a major in education in one of the following areas: Health Education, Physical Education, Recreation or Dance Education. (Ex. Pre-med, pharmacy, physical therapy, and nursing majors do not qualify for this scholarship.) This scholarship is awarded by the Cypress-Fairbanks H.O.P.E. Association.
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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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