General Scholarships

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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 Aircraft Electronics Assoc Ed Foundation
(students seeking careers in the aircraft electronics and aviation maintenance industry, as well as technicians
$1,000 - $35,000
Varies Digital Privacy Scholarship.pdf 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
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Varies Aesthetic Medicine Scholarship
(must be a graduation senior interested in the medical field)
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Varies Texas Armed Services Scholarship (TASSP)
(the purpose of this scholarship is to encourage students to become members of the Texas Army National Guard, the Texas Air National Guard, the Texas State Guard, the United States Coast Guard, or the United States Merchant Marine, or to become commissioned officers in any branch of the armed services of the United States)
$7,000
Varies Scholarship Guidance Scholarships
View all the scholarships from Scholarship Guidance.
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Varies National Eagle Scout Academic Scholarship.pdf Varies
Varies Texas Educational Opportunity Grant Program (TEDG)
(The purpose of the TEOG program is to provide grant aid to financially needy students enrolled in Texas public two-year colleges; Must be registered with Selective Service, or be exempt; Have a 9 month EFC of no more than $5,088; Be classified by the institution as a Texas resident; Have not been convicted of a felony or crime involving a controlled substance)
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Varies Fifth Month Scholarship.pdf Varies
Varies Good Tidings Community Service Scholarship.pdf Varies
Varies Texas Grant
(The Texas Legislature established the TEXAS (Towards EXcellence, Access and Success) Grant to make sure that well-prepared high school graduates with financial need could go to college)
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08/01/2018 Auto Accident Law Firm Survivor Scholarship
(Must 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; have a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher)
$1,000
08/15/2018 Luis E. Torres Scholarship
Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students. Applicant must have overcome a medical hardship.
$500 - $1,000
08/31/2018 Arctic Physical Therapy Scholarship
(Be attending college or university on a full-time or part-time basis by January of 2019; Have achieved a GPA of 3.0 or greater during their last academic year)
$500
08/31/2018 Make Me Laugh Scholarship
(Be thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of application)
$1,500
09/15/2018 Scholarships 4Moms
Program: Balancing family, life and your career can be overwhelming: Get yourself the help you need to seize the future!
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09/30/2018 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.
$1,000
09/30/2018 Beauty Plus Wellness
All applicants must submit a 500 word maximum essay on one of the two suggested essay prompts.
$500
09/30/2018 PostLocations.com Scholarship
Open to all students enrolled in accredited academic institutions, and high school seniors who are enrolling upon graduation.
$1,000
10/06/2018 Shout It Out Scholarship
Be thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of application.
$500
10/06/2018 AES Engineering Solutions
Students must submit an essay of between 500 and 1000 words in answer to the following question: When you look back on your life in 30 years, what would it take for you to consider your life successful?
$500
10/10/2018 American Academy of Neurology-Neuroscience Research Prize
This award was established to encourage high school students to explore the world of the brain and nervous system through laboratory research; Students must be enrolled in secondary school (grades 9-12) in the United States, regardless of age.
$1,000
10/12/2018 William B. Ruggles Journalist Scholarship
A $2,000 scholarship is awarded annually to the student who exemplifies the dedication to principle and high journalistic standards of the late Mr. Ruggles.
$4,000
10/12/2018 Olin E. Teague Scholarship
The scholarship is awarded to a graduating high school senior at an accredited U.S. high school. The student must be a U.S. Citizen. This scholarship program is intended to encourage talented young people to pursue careers in aerospace fields.
$4,000
10/12/2018 National Young Arts Program
Be a young artist who is 15-18 years old or in grades 10-12.
Up to $10,000
10/15/2018 Healthcare Administration and Management Scholarship
(Available to all U.S. Citizens pursuing a bachelor’s or master’s degree in healthcare administration or healthcare management at an accredited university.)
$1,500
10/15/2018 ExtremeTerrain’s Student Scholarship Program
Awarded to students pursuing a degree in Environmental Studies, Environmental Research, Land Use, Earth and Atmosphere Studies, Sustainable Land Management, Parks and Recreation, or Sustainable Agriculture Systems.
$3,000
10/15/2018 American Muscle’s Student Scholarships
Scholarships will be awarded to students pursuing an automotive themed major.
$2,000
10/17/2018 College Jumpstart Scholarship
open to 10th-12th graders committed to going to school and can express your goals for getting a higher education.
$1,000
10/17/2018 Wendys High School Scholarship
Male and female student athletes who exhibit excellence in the classroom, on the playing field, and within their communities.
Unspecified
10/25/2018 Horatio Alger National Scholarship
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 2019 with plans to enter a college in the United States no later than the fall following graduation.
$25,000
10/31/2018 Carpet & Flooring Liquidators Scholarship
Applicants must be either a current graduating high school senior with acceptance to an accredited school or an undergraduate student at an accredited institution within the United States; Applicants must have a minimum 2.5 GPA.
$1,000
10/31/2018 National Eagle Scout Association Academic Scholarship
NESA academic scholarships are awarded to Eagle Scouts based on school and Scouting participation, academic performance, and financial need. All applicants must meet a minimum SAT or ACT score and apply in their senior year of high school.
$50,000
10/31/2018 Coca-Cola Scholars Program
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
10/31/2018 Voice of Democrac
Each year more than 132,000 students in grades 6-8 enter the VFW’s Patriot’s Pen youth essay contest. The essay contest encourages young minds to examine America’s history, along with their own experiences in modern American society, by drafting a 300- to 400-word essay, expressing their views based on a patriotic theme chosen by the VFW Commander-in-Chief.
$500-$5,000
10/31/2018 MyProjectorLamps.com
This scholarship contest challenges entrants to create a one page essay detailing your ideas about the use of multimedia and data visualization in K-12 classrooms.
$500
11/01/2018 Glaser Family Charitable Foundation Scholarship
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.
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11/01/2018 Ron Brown's Scholars Program
Must be Black/African American; Must excel academically; Must exhibit exceptional leadership potential; Must participate in community service activities; and demonstrate financial need.
$40,000
11/08/2018 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
11/11/2018 Texas Music Educator’s Association
Must be entering as a full-time freshman in a Texas college or university in the fall, 2018. Must major in a music degree program leading to Texas teacher certification with music as the primary teaching field.
$2,500 - $3,000
11/13/2018 The Anne Ford Scholarship
The Anne Ford Scholarship is a scholarship granted to a graduating high school senior with a documented learning disability who will be enrolled in a full-time bachelor's degree program in the fall.
$10,000
11/15/2018 The James Alan Cox Foundation for Student Photojournalists
The James Alan Cox Foundation for Student Photojournalists aims to provide financial support to student photographers of high school and college age.
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11/15/2018 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.
$2,500
11/23/2018 Chick and Sophie Major Memorial Duck Calling Scholarship
open to any high school senior.
$2,000
11/30/2018 MIT Inspire Competition
MIT INSPIRE is the first national research competition for high school students in the arts, humanities, and social sciences. The competition is organized by MIT undergraduates.
Unspecified
11/30/2018 Walgreens Expressions Challenge
The Walgreens Expressions Challenge (Expressions) is an incentive based contest for current high school teens to showcase their creative perspective on sexual responsibility and healthy lifestyle choices.
$2,000
12/01/2018 2018 INNOVATION SCHOLARSHIP CONTEST
To raise awareness of technology’s impact on driving, Texas car accident lawyers are sponsoring our 4th annual essay contest with $5,000 in prizes to help young people further their educations. The contest is open to high school juniors and seniors, and students currently enrolled in 2-year or 4-year undergraduate program at colleges or universities in the United States only.
$1,000 - $2,500
12/01/2018 Barbara Lotze Scholarships for Future Teachers
Applicant must be 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.
$2,000
12/01/2018 AQHA Jay Pumphrey Animal Sciences Scholarship
For students who are current AQHA or AQHYA members from Texas with a rural farming or ranching background, a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA, and who wants to pursue a major in animal science or large animal-related degree from Tarleton State University or Texas A&M.
$6,000
12/15/2018 Angela Award
This award honors one female student in grades 5-8, who is involved in or has a strong connection to science
$1,000
12/15/2018 Burger King James W. McLamore WHOPPER Scholarship
Seniors with a minimum 25 ACT score or 1700 SAT score; students must have demonstrated an active leadership role in community service, athletics, and/or similar co-curricular activity and substantial work experience
$50,000
12/15/2018 The Dwayne Graves Online Entrepreneur Spirit Scholarship
Students applying must submit the URL of a video they’ve uploaded to YouTube where you explain why you deserve to win this scholarship.
$500
12/15/2018 Cook Something
The Cook Something Scholarship is a scholarship awarded to one individual who is enrolled (or planning to enroll) to study in a food-related field.
$500
12/15/2018 The Lead roster B2B Sales & Marketing Scholarship
The Lead Roster B2B Sales & Marketing Scholarship is a highly competitive award for high school and college students interested in sales & marketing.
$1,000
12/15/2018 The Publicity. Ai SEO & Content Marketing Scholarship
The Publicity.ai SEO & Content Marketing Scholarship is a highly competitive award for high school and college students interested in SEO and content marketing.
$1,000
12/31/2018 Apprentice Ecologist Initiative
Conduct your own environmental stewardship project in 2018 .Take a few digital photos of your project in action; Write an essay about your project and what it meant to you; Register and upload your favorite project photo along with your essay.
Unspecified
12/31/2018 Civil Rights Defense Fund $100-$1,000
12/31/2018 Hellenic Professional Society of Texas
Applicants must be: High School graduates: -GPA of at least 3.5; Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) composite score of at least 1800, or, American College Testing (ACT) composite score of at least 27.
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12/31/2018 Medical Assistant Degrees Healthcare Scholarship
Applicants must write and submit an essay in English of between 750 and 1000 words on the topic “Why I Want to Pursue a Career in the Healthcare Field”.
$5001
12/31/2018 Rebekah Assembly of Texas Irma Gesche Scholarship
The scholarship is based on academic ability, community service, personal development, and financial need.
$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

 

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Minnie Stevens Piper Compendium - ALPHABETICAL INDEX TO SCHOLARSHIPS AND OTHER FINANCIAL AID  https://comptroller.texas.gov/programs/education/msp/funding/aid/faidalpha.php

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CTE Scholarship Opportunities

*Scholarships for TAFE (Texas Association of Future Educators) Members - http://www.tafeonline.org/scholarships

*SkillsUSA-related Scholarships - https://www.skillsusa.org/membership-resources/scholarships-financial-aid/

*Business Professionals of America - http://www.bpa.org/service/scholarships

*Family and  Consumer Sciences Teachers Association of Texas - https://www.fcstat.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=Pages.main&Page=FCSTATScholarships

*Vocational Agriculture Teacher Assoc. of Texas - http://www.vatat.org/conf-scholarship-activities

*Texas Association Family, Career and Community Leaders of America - http://texasfccla.org/scholarships.html

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College Board's Scholarship Search- https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/scholarship-search

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Fastweb - https://www.fastweb.com/

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High School Scholarships for Trade Schools in Texas – Imagine America offers scholarships for trade schools in Texas     https://www.imagine-america.org/texastradeschoolscholarships/

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Jan/Feb

More Scholarships with Jan/Feb Deadlines

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Monthly

James “Rhio” O’Connor Memorial Scholarship Fund (Essay Contest)

$1,000

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Scholarships for Women

http://www.affordablecolleges.com/resources/scholarships-for-women/

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Education & Training Vouchers for Youths Aging Out of Foster Care in Texas (program is to 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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Fastweb’s Scholarship Directory (Fastweb's scholarship directory allows you to search scholarships by all sorts of categories!  It’s 100% FREE.  Join Fastweb TODAY!!!)

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Fastweb’s Scholarships for African American Students (These scholarships are typically awarded through schools, from notable African American advancement organizations, such as the NAACP, UNCF, as well as historically African American sororities, fraternities and foundations)

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Aircraft Electronics Association Educational Foundation Scholarship Program (awarded to students seeking careers in the aircraft electronics and aviation maintenance industry, as well as technicians from AEA member companies)

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Geneseo Migrant Center Scholarships for Migrant Students
(The Geneseo Migrant Center administers a variety of scholarships, linked below, to offer financial assistance to migrant students who want to further their education)

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Applications will be available in March 2017

Houston Museum of Natural Science (HMNS) is offering scholarships for their 2017 Xplorations Summer Science camps.
(Summer camp scholarships will be awarded for students ages 6-12 as of Sept. 1, 2017 to attend camp at the Houston Museum of Natural Science or for students to attend camp at the Houston Museum of Natural Science at Sugar Land). 
http://www.hmns.org/education/summer-camp/scholarships/

The scholarship includes a full week of Before Camp, Camp, daily lunch, After Camp, and a snack.

TBA Texas Armed Services Scholarship Program $10,000 per academic year

Apply Now!

Applications are currently being accepted as of May 2016
Texas Armed Services Scholarship Program (TASSP) Student must enter into an agreement requiring a four-year commitment as a member of the Texas Army National Guard, Texas Air National Guard, Texas State Guard, U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Merchant Marine or a commissioned officer in any branch of the armed services of the United States. Not specified
Check web Jean Evelyn Freshman Scholarship for African American Female Seniors $500
Check web Buick Achievers Scholarship Programs Up to $100,000
The last day of every month $2000 “No Essay” College Scholarship (Random monthly drawing)
Enter to Win!
$2000
2:00 pm on the last day of every month American Harlequin Corporation Dance Scholarship Program (must submit or vote for a video for the Harlequin Floors Monthly Video Contest) $250
11:59 pm Pacific Time on the last day of every month $1000 Every Month Scholarship

$1,000

11:00 PM EST on the last day of every month $2,000 “No Essay” College Scholarship 

$2,000

Last day of each month American Harlequin Floors/The World Dances Dance Scholarships

$250

Varies LSC Cy Fair Scholarships Varies
Varies 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) Varies
Varies Ventures Scholars Program(open to underrepresented and first-generation college-bound students pursuing a math- or science-based career) $10,000
Varies National Center for Learning Disabilities Varies
Varies Executive Women International Scholarship $2,000-$10,000
Varies Cy Fair Educational Foundation Varies
Varies The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards Up to $10,000
Varies MALDEF (Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Forum) Scholarships Varies
Varies National Center for Learning Disabilities Scholarship Resources and Listings Varies
Varies Additional Listings of Scholarship Resources Varies
Varies ScholarshipGuidance.com Scholarship Database for High School Students Varies
Varies Discus Awards List of College Scholarships (updated constantly) Varies
Varies General Nursing Scholarships, Grants, and Financial Aid Varies
Varies Dental Scholarships, Grants, and Financial Aid Varies
Varies List of Scholarships for Students Without Social Security Numbers Varies
Varies Scholarships for Students with Disabilities Varies
Varies Project Working Mom Scholarship Program for Working Parents Getting Online Degrees Varies
Varies Navy ROTC Scholarship Programs  Varies
Varies List of Scholarships for African American Students Varies
Varies The Straightforward Media Nursing Scholarships $500
Varies Do A Good Deed Contest for students of all ages Free Computer
Varies FreeCollegeScholarships.net Scholarship Drawing for students of all ages $10,000
Varies General Aviation and Aircraft Maintenance Scholarships Varies
Varies American Legion Scholarships for Children of Military Personnel, Baseball Players, Eagle Scouts, Boys and Girls State Attendees, Orators, and Junior Shooting Sports Competitors Varies
Varies ROTC Scholarship Program (Air Force, Army ROTC, Navy-Marine Corps) Varies
Not specified College for All Texans Early High School Graduation Scholarship $2000 +
Not specified America’s Homecoming Queen, Inc. Pageant and Scholarships Varies
End of each month College Prowler Monthly Scholarship Drawing $2000.00
Monthly TG Milton G. Wright Scholarship $500
Monthly The Poem Place Poetry Contest for students of any age $1000

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Scholarships Offered Monthly - https://jlvcollegecounseling.com/scholarships/monthly-scholarships/
(These monthly scholarships are usually very easy to enter and are available every month!)

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Scholarships by Major - https://jlvcollegecounseling.com/scholarships/scholarships-by-major/
(Scholarships open to students studying specific majors)

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Scholarships by Age/Grade Level (Elementary-Graduate students) - https://jlvcollegecounseling.com/scholarships/age/

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Minority Scholarships - https://jlvcollegecounseling.com/scholarships/minority/
(To help promote diversity, many scholarship providers offer scholarships for minority students)

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International Student Scholarships - https://jlvcollegecounseling.com/scholarships/international-students/
(Scholarships open to international students who are already studying in the United States or hoping to come to the U.S. for their college education)

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Athletic Scholarships - https://jlvcollegecounseling.com/scholarships/athletic/
(Some of the scholarships listed are for specific sports, while others are open to all student athletes)

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Gender Scholarships - https://jlvcollegecounseling.com/scholarships/gender/
(Scholarships for Males  and Scholarships for Females)

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Military Scholarships - https://jlvcollegecounseling.com/scholarships/military-scholarships/
(Scholarships for military service members, veterans, and military and veteran spouses and dependents)

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LGBTQ Scholarships - https://jlvcollegecounseling.com/scholarships/lgbtq/
(Many of these scholarships are also open to LGBTQ+ allies)

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Scholarships for Parents - https://jlvcollegecounseling.com/scholarships/parents/
(Scholarships for single parents and parents that are still together)

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Religious Scholarships - https://jlvcollegecounseling.com/scholarships/religious-scholarships/
(Scholarships for students of specific faiths)

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Disability Scholarships - https://jlvcollegecounseling.com/scholarships/disability/
(Some scholarships are open to all disabilities, while others are specific about their disability or health condition requirement)

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Study Abroad Scholarships - https://jlvcollegecounseling.com/scholarships/age/college-students/study-abroad/
(Scholarships open to students who will be studying abroad)

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General Graduate and PhD Scholarships

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