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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 AXA Achievement Scholarship.pdf Varies
Varies Association of Texas Leaders for Education Scholarship.pdf Varies
Varies Digital Privacy Scholarship.pdf Varies
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 Texas Music Educators Association.pdf Varies
Varies Aesthetic Medicine Scholarship
(must be a graduation senior interested in the medical field)
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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
Varies Fifth Month Scholarship.pdf Varies
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 Scholarship Guidance Scholarships
View all the scholarships from Scholarship Guidance.
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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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Varies 2018 District Wrestling Results Varies
Varies The Haraldson Foundation
(awarded to High school seniors, who has filed an application to attend The University of Texas)
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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 Dr. Pepper Tuition Giveaway
(Upload a video. Help us get to know you and your academic and professional goals, but stay on topic).
$100,000
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
10/26/2018 Scholarship for Champions!
This scholarship awards eight $5,000 scholarships to high school student-athletes who have exhibited remarkable leadership in athletics, academics and community involvement. Now, we need you to help us identify them by submitting a nomination!
$5,000
10/31/2018 Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship
Be thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of application; Submit an online written response to the question: "Imagine that your high school or college has been overrun with zombies.
$2,000
10/31/2018 Active Life Scholarship to Tackle Your Weakness
(Scholarship is open to current high school and college students who are 15 years of age or older. Applicant must submit three to five sentences answering one question related to weakness)
$1,000
10/31/2018 Liaison Data-Inspired Future Scholarships
(Applicant must be a high school senior or college student; Applicant must submit a video entry (see video guidelines); Applicant must submit a resume)
$5,000
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 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 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 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 Brand the Fund Art Contest
(Young artists have the opportunity to create a logo for the internationally-known Permanent School Fund and win a cash prize; Public school students who are in grades 9-12 in the 2018-2019 school year may enter.)
$1,000 & $5,000
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.
varies
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
11/06/2018 The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards
(must be in grades 5-12 as of November 6; be a legal resident of any U.S. state or Washington, D.C.; have engaged in a volunteer activity that occurred during the 12 months prior to the date of the application)
$1,000-$5,000
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
11/12/2018 Anne Ford Scholarship
(granted to a graduating high school senior with a documented learning disability (LD) and/or ADHD who will be enrolled in a full-time bachelor’s degree program in the fall)
$10,000
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 Stokes Educational Scholarship Program
Unweighted GPA of 3.0 or higher is preferred; Must be high school senior at the time of application; A minimum SAT/college board score of 1200 (600 Evidence-Based Reading and Writing, 600 Math)or ACT of 25; Demonstrated leadership abilities)
Up to $30,000 per year
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.
Varies
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 Education Matters
Be thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of application; Submit an online written response to the question:"What would you say to someone who thinks education doesn't matter, or that college is a waste of time and money?" (250 words or less)
$5,000
11/30/2018 2018 Pinot’s Palette Scholarship for Artistic Excellence
(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 2019; Planning to pursue a degree in the arts at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution).
$1,000
11/30/2018 The Princeton Prize in Race Relations
(Students in grades 9-12 who are doing outstanding work in their schools or communities to advance the cause of race relations. Must have been actively involved in a volunteer activity in the last 12 months that has had a significant, positive impact on race relations in the school or community).
$1,000
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 The Haraldson Foundation
(awarded to High school seniors, who has filed an application to attend The University of Texas)
$40,000
12/01/2018 Dell Scholars Program
(Required 2.4 grade point average, Dell Scholars targets low-income, highly motivated students who are better than their numbers indicate and demonstrate the drive to succeed despite personal obstacles)
$20,000
12/01/2018 2018 INNOVATION SCHOLARSHIP ESSAY 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
12/13/2018 Burger King Scholars Program
(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)
$1,000
12/15/2018 AXA Achievement Scholarship
(Applicants must demonstrate ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, community or work-related activities) App opens 9/2018
$2,500 - $25,000
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
12/30/2018 2018 Proud Texan Scholarship Contest
(Are you a Texas undergraduate college student, graduate school student or high school senior with plans on attending college? Do you have a love for Texas and a passion for helping others? If so, The Law Offices of Hilda Sibrian wants to help you with a $2,500 scholarship)
$2,500
12/31/2018 Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship
(A merit-based program that helps students fulfill their dreams of a higher education. (9th-12th grade high school, college, or graduate student including adult students may apply).
$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.
varies
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
01/01/2019 Houston Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation
(Student must be a graduating senior with a 3.0 grade point average or higher on a 4.0 GP scale. Student must plan to pursue a degree at an accredited institution of higher education; Student must support the preservation of the hunting tradition and actively participate in hunting activities; A copy of the applicant’s current Texas hunting license is required).
$2,000 and up
01/09/2019 The Ron Brown Scholars Program
– (Must be Black/African American; Must exhibit exceptional leadership potential; Must participate in community service activities; Demonstrate financial need)
$40,000
01/10/2019 Asian and Pacific Islanders United Health Foundation Scholarship
(Be of Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity as defined by the U.S. Census; Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.7 on a 4.0 scale (unweighted) or have earned a GED; Must apply for federal financial aid using the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
$2,500
01/11/2019 APIASF/United Health Foundation
(Be of Asian and/or Pacific Islander ethnicity as defined by the U.S. Census; Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.7 on a 4.0 scale (unweighted) or have earned a GED)
$15,000
01/15/2019 Washington Crossing Foundation Scholarship
(Must be a high school senior; Must be a U.S. citizen; Must be planning a career of service to the US in local, state, or federal government)
$500 - $5,000
01/16/2019 Kappa Zeta's Fairrilla E. White Scholarship
(Must be a female high school senior; Must plan to pursue post high school studies (two- or four-year college/university)
$1,500
01/18/2019 Profiles in Courage Essay Contest
(Open to high school students grades 9th – 12th)
$10,000
01/26/2019 First Community Credit Union Scholarships
(Must be a 2019 graduating high school senior that will attend a college or university with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or 3.5 on a 5.0 scale)
$4,000
01/30/2019 Technology Addiction Awareness Scholarship
(Scholarship is open to current high school and college students. Applicant must submit a short statement about technology addiction)
$1,000
01/31/2019 The Pavilion Fine Arts Scholarships
(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)
$2,500 - $7,500
01/31/2019 Texas Student Housing Scholarships
(This scholarship is open to students accepted to colleges in Austin, College Station, or Denton, Texas, that have NOT signed off-campus housing leases)
Full or partial off-campus housing room
01/31/2019 Unigo “I Have a Dream” Scholarship 2019
(Be thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of application)
$1,500 annually
01/31/2019 Association for Women in Mathematics
(Contest is open to students in grades 6 through 12 and undergraduate students. Student must submit an essay based on an interview with a women currently working in a mathematical career.
Varies
01/31/2019 10 Words of Less Scholarship
(Open to anyone who is between the ages of 14-25 who will be attending school in the Fall of 2019)
$500
01/31/2019 Rise Scholarship Foundation
(Must be a current high school, college bound senior, who has submitted applications to and is planning on attending an accredited college or university; Must be a U.S. citizen; Must have an overall grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 or higher on a 4 point scale (or equivalent); Must have a documented learning disability. * (A diagnosis of ADHD or ADD alone does not qualify)
$500-$2500
01/31/2019 The Sons of the Republic of Texas Essay Contest
(Graduating Seniors in any High School may enter. History, Government and English students are particularly encouraged to participate).
$200-$4,000
02/01/2019 Engineer Girl
(Essay contest is open to girls and boys in grades 3-12. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to working as an engineer)
$500
02/13/2019 Davidson Fellows Scholarship
(Applicant must submit a significant piece of work in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, literature, music, philosophy, or “outside the box.” Program is looking for students whose projects are at, or close to, the college graduate level with a depth of knowledge in their particular area of study)
Up to $50,000
02/14/2019 We the Students Scholarship Contest
(Contest is open to students in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, American Armed Forces schools abroad, and students in U.S. territories who are in grades 8-12 and between the ages of 14-19. Student must submit an essay on a given prompt related to civil disobedience)
Varies
02/28/2019 Sweet and Simple
(Be thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of application)
$1,500
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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