General Scholarships

The scholarships listed are provided for information only; no endorsement of any scholarship implied.

SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION AND ADVICE FOR FAMILIES
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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
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 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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(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 Fifth Month Scholarship.pdf Varies
Varies Association of Texas Leaders for Education Scholarship.pdf Varies
07/15/2018 Michael Moody Fitness Scholarship
(Be current high school senior, undergraduate, or graduate students who plan to enroll full-time in an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the United States for the entire 2018-2019 academic year. 3) Demonstrate ambition and self-drive as evidenced by outstanding achievement in school, and participation and leadership in school activities and work experience. 4) Demonstrate interest in pursuing a career in the health and fitness related fields)
$1,500
07/15/2018 Business Research Guide Scholarship for Women Entrepreneurs-Business Plan Contest
(500-1000 word business plan essay required)
$1,000
07/15/2018 Lending Tree Scholarship
(GPA: 3.5; Class Year: High school senior)
$2,500
07/28/2018 UNCF (The United Negro College Fund) /Nissan Scholarship
(Scholarship for high school senior who plan to be enrolled at any HBCU; Must be majoring in engineering, business, marketing, information technology and/or finance; Minimum 3.0 GPA required)
$2,500
07/30/2018 Bachus & Schanker, LLC Scholarship
(Any high school senior accepted to attend a four-year university by the time of the award, or full time student attending a four-year university in the United States who carries a 3.0 cumulative GPA may apply.)
$2,000
07/31/2018 Best Summer Ever Scholarship
There's NO GPA requirement, and NO long essay to write. Use the scholarship for any educational need, from books to a car. And you get it right after winning it! Just sign up and apply!
$2500
07/31/2018 Gen & Kelly Tenabe Scholarship
(9th-12th grade eligible)
$1,000
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
08/31/2018 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
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

 

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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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