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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 Early Childhood Education Scholarships
(Early childhood education (ECE) scholarships can be found nearly anywhere, from your local grocer to international professional associations. You will find teaching scholarships specifically for men, women, minorities, and disabled individuals. You will find potentially hundreds or thousands of early childhood education degree scholarships. Some of these scholarships will be dedicated to ECE specifically; whereas, others will be dedicated to future teachers in general. Be sure to look at all scholarships for education majors no matter whether the scholarship is for college and university expenses, licensures, or for conferences. Every scholarship will help provide you with a brighter future and to help you become a better teacher.)
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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 AES Engineering Solutions.pdf Varies
Varies Dana M. Pettaway Servants 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
Varies Cirkled in The No Sweat Scholarship.pdf Varies
12/07/2019 Comcast & Achievers Scholarship Program
(The Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program recognizes high school seniors for their community service, academic performance and leadership skills.) Deadline is Dec. 7, 2019 at 5 p.m. EST
$2,500
12/09/2019 Science Ambassador Scholarship
(The Science Ambassador Scholarship is a full–tuition scholarship for a woman in science, technology, engineering, or math.)
$40,000
12/13/2019 Rebekah Assembly of Texas Irma Gesche Scholarship
(Scholarship is based on academic ability, community service, personal development, and financial need.)
$1,000
12/15/2019 AXA Achievement Scholarship
(Applicant must be a high school senior applying to college for the fall 2020 semester; Demonstrate ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, community or work-related activities)
$2,500-$25,000
12/15/2019 Burger King James W. McLamore Foundation Scholarship
( Applicants must be: full-time students who are seniors at a high school or home school. A minimum 3.3 GPA is required, along with a minimum 25 ACT score or 1220 SAT score. Students must have demonstrated an active leadership role in community service, athletics, and/or similar co-curricular activity and substantial work experience.)
$1,000 - $50,000
12/15/2019 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. The video can be anything that you feel will compel us to choose your entry.)
$500
12/15/2019 The Haraldson Foundation
(High school senior, who has filed an application to attend The University of Texas; Academic excellence; Volunteer and community service activities; Demonstrated leadership and character; Documentation for financial need)
$40,000
12/15/2019 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
12/19/2019 Cy-Fair Educational Foundation
(The Cy-Fair Educational Foundation ("CFEF") is an educational non-profit 501(c)3 organization chartered under the laws of the state of Texas on May 20, 1970 to provide scholarships for qualified graduates of the Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District. STUDENT APPLYING MUST BE A GRADUATING SENIOR IN CYPRESS FAIRBANKS ISD.
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12/20/2019 Derrick Law Firm (The Dirk Derrick Car & Truck Accident Injury Scholarship) $1,000
12/31/2019 Civil Rights Defense Fund Writing Contests
(The contest is open to all students enrolled, or who will be enrolled, in an elementary, junior high, or high school during the 2019-2020 academic year, including homeschooled students in an equivalent grade level, who have not previously received a prize in their category.)
$100-$1,000
12/31/2019 Apprentice Ecologist Initiative
(Applicant must: Conduct your own environmental stewardship project in 2019; 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
12/31/2019 The Circled In “No Sweat” Scholarship
(Open to 8th-12th grade students and it's free to apply. It's a simple and easy process. There's no minimum GPA and no long essay to write.)
$2500
12/31/2019 Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship
(The Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship is 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; Legal resident of the U.S.)
$1,000
01/01/2020 National Wild Turkey Federation Award
(Student must be a graduating senior with a 3.0 grade point average or higher on a 4.0 GP scale; Student must support the preservation of the hunting tradition and actively participate in hunting activities)
$500 - $2,000
01/09/2020 The Ron Brown Scholar Fund
(Must be Black/African American; Must exhibit exceptional leadership potential; Must participate in community service activities; Demonstrate financial need.)
$40,000 ($10,000 per year for 4 yr.)
01/11/2020 First Community Credit Union Scholarships
(Must be a 2020 graduating high school senior that will attend a college or university with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.2 on a 4.0 scale or 3.8 on a 5.0 scale. Student must be a primary member of First Community Credit Union whose account is in good standing for at least 90 days prior to application deadline.)
Unspecified
01/15/2020 Washington Crossing Foundation Scholarship
(Competition open to all high school seniors who are U. S. citizens and are planning careers of service to the United States in local, state, or federal government. All awards are for one year. Each interested student is invited to write a one-page essay stating why he or she plans a career in government service including any inspiration to be derived from the leadership of George Washington in his famous crossing of the Delaware.)
$500-$5,000
01/15/2020 Texas Top 10 Percent Scholarship Program
(The 80th Texas Legislature created the Top 10 Percent Scholarship to encourage students who graduate in the top 10% of their high school class to attend a Texas public institution of higher education. Typically, if funding is available, qualifying students who submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or the Texas Application for State Financial Aid (TASFA) by a specific deadline, have financial need, and enroll full-time in a Texas public college or university in the fall semester may be eligible to receive an award.)
Up to $2,000
01/17/2020 The Pavilion Fine Arts Scholarships
(Awarded to high school seniors who are majoring in a fine arts program at the college or university of their choice. The Pavilion Partners Fine Arts Scholarships are awarded annually to students based on talent and academic performance. Scholarships are given to students in the following categories: dance, instrumental music, musical theatre, theatre arts, visual arts and vocal music.)
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01/17/2020 Profiles in Courage Essay Contest
(The contest is open to United States high school students in grades nine through twelve attending public, private, parochial, or home schools; The Profile in Courage Essay Contest challenges students to write an original and creative essay that demonstrates an understanding of political courage as described by John F. Kennedy in Profiles in Courage.)
$100 - $10,000
01/17/2020 Air Force ROTC Scholarship Program
(High school senior never enrolled in college unless for dual credit, U.S. citizen prior to scholarship activation, 17 years of age or older, good moral integrity, and physically and medically qualified)
Full Tuition
01/25/2020 Tuskegee Airmen Scholarship
(Eligibility/Applicants must be students from accredited high schools who will graduate (or who have graduated) in the spring of their academic cycle. Additionally, those who apply must have a Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least three point zero (3.0) on a four-point scale.)
$1,500
01/30/2020 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
01/31/2020 Courageous Persuaders Scholarship – Texting While Driving
(Open to all high school students in grades 9-12 - not only those taking video production. Winners will be selected based on ideas.)
$1,000
01/31/2020 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
01/31/2020 The Sons of the Republic Texas - Texas History Essay Contest
(Graduating Seniors in any High School may enter. History, Government and English students are particularly encouraged to participate.)
$2,000 - $4,000
01/31/2020 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
01/31/2020 I Have a Dream Scholarship
(Be thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of application; Submit an online short written response (250 words or less) for the question: “what do you dream about”?)
$1,500
01/31/2020 The British American Foundation of Texas
(Applicants must: •Be resident in Texas; •Attend Middle School full time within the Texas education system; •Come from a low income household; •Maintain an average A grade and hold an excellent school attendance record; •Be able to attend an Awards Dinner to receive your scholarship in Houston on April 30, 2020.)
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01/31/2020 ACIS TRavel is Education Scholarship
(The contest is open to students in grades 6 through 12 traveling on an ACIS tour from October 15, 2019 through October 14, 2020)
$500 - $1,000
02/01/2020 Delta Sigma Theta Sorority North Harris County Alumnae Chapter “The Bobbye Marie Booker Coleman Scholarship
(African-American high school seniors graduating in 2020 who resides in or attends a high school in one of the service areas of the North Harris County Alumnae Chapter: Cypress, Jersey Village, Spring, Tomball, and Humble, Texas; Candidate must enroll at an institution of higher education with an accredited teacher’s education program; Cumulative GPA of a 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale.)
$2,000 per year/ 4 years
02/01/2020 Scholarships for Texas Athletic, Music and Academic Participants
(You must be a current high school senior graduating in 2019 with a minimum 3.3 GPA and have participated in a UIL activity while a secondary student.)
unspecified
02/01/2020 2020 Significant Challenge College Scholarships
(Applicants must be graduating high school seniors who demonstrates leadership, character, and initiative in school and community affairs and merit academic achievement.)
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02/01/2020 Proton Onsite Scholarship Program
(Open to high school seniors interested in science and technology. The scholarship provides financial support for students up to four years in college.)
unspecified
02/01/2020 Big Tex Scholarships
(Eligible recipients include graduating high school seniors around the state of Texas who have participated in competitive youth livestock events held at the State Fair, graduating seniors from six Dallas Independent School District high schools in the Fair Park area, and seasonal employees of the State Fair of Texas or their dependents.)
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02/01/2020 Automotive Hall of Fame
(Submit a completed application form indicating a sincere interest in an automotive career; Student must be a United States citizen or in the United States on a Student Visa.)
$2,000
02/01/2020 EngineerGirl Essay Contest
(Write a story about someone learning to live on a new world while traveling in space. •These are stories from the spaceship Vestigo. •Its 20-year journey will take a large group of people from Earth to a new home outside our solar system… •Your challenge is to first imagine how these voyagers will learn the skills essential for their survival and then write a story that shows them learning those skills.)
$100-$500
02/03/2020 Houston Livestock & Rodeo Scholarships
(Eligible recipients include graduating high school seniors around the state of Texas who have participated in competitive youth livestock events held at the State Fair, graduating seniors from six Dallas Independent School District high schools in the Fair Park area, and seasonal employees of the State Fair of Texas or their dependents.)
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02/12/2020 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
02/15/2020 National Co-op Scholarship Program
Students must: •Have a cumulative high school GPA of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale •Apply for admission for the 2020-2021 academic year at institution(s) you select on the scholarship application •Meet other merit scholarship criteria as established by the institution(s) selected on the application
up to $50,000
02/17/2020 George and Mary Josephine Hamman Foundation
(Houston area high school seniors who attend schools or are homeschooled in the following eight counties: Brazoria, Chambers, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris, Liberty, Montgomery or Waller; Students who are citizens of the United States; Students with Permanent Resident status are not eligible.) The Scholarships are awarded based on academics and financial need.
$18,000/ 4 year
02/19/2020 Latino History Essay Competition
(Any student in grades 9-12 who attends a UIL member high school is eligible to enter)
$1,000-$2,500
02/19/2020 Barbara Jordan Historical Essay Competition
(Applicants must submit an essay with a word count between 1,500 and 2,500 words.)
unspecified
02/20/2020 AMS Minority Scholarship
(The AMS/Industry Minority Scholarships will award funding to minority students who have been traditionally underrepresented in the sciences, especially Hispanic, Native American, and Black/African American students; Students must plan to pursue careers in the atmospheric or related oceanic and hydrologic sciences. Marine Biology is not eligible; Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.)
$6,000 ($3,000 per yr)
02/22/2020 Houston Saengerbund Scholarship Program
(US Citizen or permanent legal resident; Member of 2020 graduating class (public or private high school or home school); In the application process to a college or university.)
$1,000-$5,000
02/27/2020 Caffarelli Scholarship
(be a young man; be a high school male senior; demonstrate good character; demonstrate financial need; plan to attend a college, community college or university located in Texas; plan to earn a bachelor’s degree, not a vocational certificate)
up to $5,000
02/28/2020 Out for Education LGBTQIA+ Scholarship
(In order to be eligible for a scholarship, you must be a gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender youth between ages 17-25 who graduated from a Houston-area high school or is (will be) attending an accredited college or university in the Houston area.)
unspecified
02/28/2020 Gulf Coast Educators Federal Credit Union
(Applicant must be a high school senior; A candidate must have a minimum combined SAT score of 1000 and/or a minimum ACT score of 21.)
$500 per sem/4 year
02/29/2020 Sweet and Simple 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. Submit an online written response to this statement: "Not every gift has to be expensive or extravagant. In fact, sometimes it's the sweet and simple things that make a real difference in our lives. Think back and tell about something you received as a gift and why it meant so much to you." (250 words or less)
$1,500
03/01/2020 SEG Scholarships
SEG Scholarships – (Is a high school senior planning to attend college next year or an undergraduate or graduate college student; Has above average grades; Is intending to pursue a college curriculum directed toward a career in applied geophysics.)
$500 - $10,000
03/01/2020 Fort Worth Scottish Rite Foundation
Graduating seniors only.
$1,500
03/01/2020 Create a Greeting Card
(Must be 14 years or older at time of entry and be enrolled in High School, College, University or Homeschool.)
$10,000
03/01/2020 American Chemical Society (ACS) Scholars Program
(Be African-American, Hispanic/Latino, or American Indian; Be a U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident; Be a full-time student at a high school or accredited college, university, or community college; Demonstrate high academic achievement in chemistry or science (Grade Point Average 3.0, "B" or better)
$2,500 - $5,000
03/11/2020 Agriculture Future of America Scholarships
(Recommended 3.0 GPA or higher; High school senior or undergraduate student status; Must be 17-25 years old during AFA Leaders Conference attendance (November of the selection year); Plans to obtain a four-year degree; Possess a passion for food and agriculture; Plan to pursue a career in the food and agriculture industry.)
$1,800
03/15/2020 Zonta Club of Houston Barbara L. Halstead Memorial Young Women in Public Affairs (YWPA)
(The Barbara L. Halstead Memorial Young Women In Public Affairs Award is designed to encourage young women in high school to pursue careers and seek leadership positions in public policy, government, and volunteer organizations.)
$1,250
03/15/2020 The Blades of Green Scholarship
(The scholarship will be awarded based on academic excellence, pursuit of further study in environmental education at an accredited college or university, and passion for further study.)
$1,000
03/15/2020 HOSA Future Health Professions Scholarship
(Students who are currently enrolled in a high school, college, university, or trade school are encouraged to submit their application. Passion for a healthy lifestyle is a must.)
unspecified
03/15/2020 American Association of Blacks in Energy
(The student must have an unweighted academic average of “B” or better (3.0 on a 4.0 scale);The student must be a graduating high school senior who intends to enroll the next semester following high school graduation in an accredited college or university; The student must plan to major in business, one of the physical sciences, technology, engineering or mathematic fields in preparation for a career in the energy sector; The student must be one of the historically underrepresented minorities in the sciences, technology, engineering and math related disciplines. (African American, Hispanic or Native American)
up to $5,000
03/16/2020 Dana Michelle Pettaway Servant’s Heart Scholarship
(Applicants must be a legal U.S. resident who is a senior in high school in Harris County, TX. Must intend to enroll as a full-time student in an accredited college, vocational or technical school in the summer or fall with a current GPA of 2.75 or higher and have a minimum of 30 documented service or volunteer hours).
$2,000
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.
Undefined
03/31/2020 The Susan Howard Community Award
(Be aged between 11 and 21; Currently work on an inspiring community service project or have done so within the past 12 months; Come from a low income household. Maintain a competitive academic record and an excellent school attendance record)
$5,000
03/31/2020 Montem Health & Wellness Scholarship
(Students who are currently enrolled in a high school, college, university, or trade school are encouraged to submit their application. Passion for a healthy lifestyle is a must.)
$1,500
03/31/2020 British American Found of Texas-Undergraduate Scholarship
– (Major in Science, Technology, Engineering, Math or Business; Come from a low income household; Maintain a GPA of 3.25 or above)
unspecified
04/10/2020 CyFair Driving School Scholarship
(Must be a 2020 graduating senior who will attend a college or university in the fall; Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale; Application is open to all CyFair ISD seniors)
$400

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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