2019-2020 Scholarship Listing

Scholarship Listing 2019-2020

Fall 2019 Scholarship Listing

The Gates Scholarship

  • Deadline: September 15, 2019
  • Description: The Gates Scholarship is a highly selective, last-dollar scholarship for exceptional, Pell-eligible, minority, high school seniors. This scholarship will be awarded to 300 top student leaders each year with the intent of promoting their academic excellence through college graduation, and providing them the opportunity to reach their full potential.
  • Criteria:  High school senior with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.3, pell-eligible, US. Citizen, national or permanent resident, from at least one of the following: African-American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian & Pacific IslanderAmerican, Hispanic American, an ideal candidate will have an outstanding academic record,  demonstrated leadership ability, exceptional personal success skills
  • Amount:  Full cost of attendance that is not already covered by other financial aid and FAFSA EFC
  • Website: https://www.thegatesscholarship.org/scholarship

Questbridge National College Match Scholarship

  • Deadline:  September 26, 2019
  • Description: QuestBridge designs and builds programs for talented low-income students to access and navigate exceptional educational and life opportunities. QuestBridge recruits, develops, and supports motivated low-income students – beginning in high school through college to their early career –to be successful at America’s best colleges, graduate schools, and companies.
  • Criteria: top 5-10% seniors with SAT or PSAT scores>1310 or ACT composite score>28, household income less than $65,000, eligible for free & reduced lunch, first generation, strong personal character, extracurricular achievements, leadership & community service
  • Amount:  Full 4 Year Scholarship to one of 40 of college partners

Hispanic Heritage Foundation Youth Awards Scholarship

  • Deadline: October 15, 2019
  • Description:  the Youth Awards honors Latino high school seniors who excel in the classroom and community and for their excellence in various categories including: Business & Entrepreneurship, Community Service, Education, Healthcare & Science, Media & Entertainment, and Technology & Engineering.  Gold, Silver and Bronze recipients are selected in each category and receive a one-time grant to fund their college education or to fund a community service effort that tackles a social issue
  • Criteria:  Currently enrolled in high school & graduating in the Spring of 2020, minimum unweighted GPA of 3.0 on 4.0 scale, must enroll in accredited higher education institution in 2020-2021, be of Hispanic heritage, U.S. permanent resident, U.S. citizen, or qualify under DACA
  • Amount: one-time grant to fund college education or a community service effort that tackles a social issue
  • Website:  https://hhfawards.hispanicheritage.org/2019/forms/welcome.php

Horatio Alger Scholarship

  • Deadline:  October 25, 2019
  • Description:  The Horatio Alger Scholarship provides financial assistance to students throughout the nation who have significant financial need and have exhibitedintegrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity.
  • Criteria:  high school graduation in Spring/Summer 2020; demonstrated critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income); community service involvement; minimum 2.0 GPA; United States Citizenship
  • Amount: $10,000 to $25,000
  • Website: https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/

Coca-Cola Scholars Program

  • Deadline:  October 31, 2019
  • Description:  The Coca-Cola Scholars Program scholarship is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors for their capacity to lead and serve,150 Coca-Cola Scholars are selected each year to receive this $20,000 scholarship.
  • Criteria:  current high school students who will graduate 2019-2020, U.S. citizens, U.S. Nationals, U.S. Permanent residents, Refugees, Asylees, Cuban-Haitian Entrants, or Humanitarian Parolees, planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution, who are not related to employees, officers, or owners of Coca-Cola company, divisions, or subsidiaries
  • Amount:  $20,000
  • Website:  https://webportalapp.com/sp/login/ccsf

Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student Scholarship

  • Deadline: November 5, 2019
  • Description:  The Elks National Foundation will award 500 four-year scholarships to the highest-rated applicants in the 2020 competition. The 2020 Most Valuable Student scholarship contest is open to any high school senior who is a U.S. Citizen. Applicants will be judged on scholarship, leadership, & financial need.
  • Criteria: current high school senior, U.S. Citizen, planning to pursue a 4yr degree, must enroll on a full time basis
  • Amount: $1000- $12500/yr
  • Website: https://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/mvs.cfm

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program

  • Deadline:  November 13, 2019
  • Description: The Cooke College Scholarship Program is an undergraduate scholarship program available to high-achieving high school seniors with financial need who seek to attend and graduate from the nation's best four-year colleges and universities.
  • Criteria: high school senior graduating in Spring 2020 with a cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.5 or above, intends to enroll in an accredited 4yr college beginning in Fall 2020, minimum SAT total of 1200 or ACT composite of 26, demonstrate financial need (applicants with family income up to $95,000 will be considered
  • Amount:  up to $40,000/yr to attend 4yr accredited undergraduate school
  • Website:   https://www.jkcf.org/our-scholarships/college-scholarship-program/how-to-apply/

The Brockman Scholars Program

  • Deadline: December 1st, 2019
  • Description:  This is a merit based full ride scholarship. That covers five years of study on the College Station campus of Texas A&M. Supports four years of undergraduate study in an approved STEM program, as well as the 1 yr. Master of Science in Business Graduate degree program for non-business majors at Texas A&M’s Mays Business School.
  • Criteria: U.S. citizen, applied to an approved program at A&M, 1400 SAT or 32 ACT, commit to undergraduate degree in STEM plus 1 year MS Business graduate program for non-business majors, under 21, demonstrate excellence in academics, leadership & constructive social engagement
  • Amount: Full tuition, room & board, transportation, books & supplies, overseas study opportunity
  • Website: https://brockmanfoundation.org/scholarship-program/

Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program

  • Deadline:  December 6, 2019
  • Description: The Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program recognizes students for their community service, academic performance and leadership skills. This year, scholarships of $2,500 will be awarded to over 800 students nationwide who have demonstrated commitment to community service, outstanding qualities in character, integrity & leadership.
  • Criteria: high school senior, reside in a community served by Comcast, NBC Universal or Telemundo markets based on zip code, plant to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited 2 or 4 yr college or university in the US, 3.0 GPA or above, demonstrate financial need
  • Amount: $2500
  • Website:  https://learnmore.scholarsapply.org/leadersandachievers/?utm_source=MDRe1&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Comcast2020

Take Care of Texas Video Contest

  • Deadline:  December 6, 2019
  • Description:  The Take Care of Texas Video Contest is a fun way for young people to learn about protecting the environment and come up with creative ways to share this knowledge with others! Students film a 30-second video that shows positive ways to Take Care of Texas. The students that submit the best videos can win great prizes, awarded by the contest sponsor, Waste Management of Texas, Inc.
  • Criteria: Texas Resident, high school student
  • Amount: $500 scholarship, $1500 scholarship, $2500 scholarship
  • Website:  http://takecareoftexas.org/teens/2019-take-care-of-texas-video-contest-here

Burger King Scholars Program

  • Deadline: December 15, 2019
  • Description: The Burger King Scholars program assists employees, employees’ children and high school seniors in the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada in continuing their education.
  • Criteria: Have a strong academic record with a minimum GPA of 2.5, be passionate about serving the community, and be a high school senior, Burger King employee, spouse/domestic partner or child of an employee.
  • Amount:  Varies from $1,000 - $50,000
  • Website: apply online at https://www.scholarshipamerica.org/burgerkingscholars/information.php

Odenza Marketing Group Scholarship

  • Deadline: December 30, 2019
  • Description: The main goal of the Odenza Marketing Group Volunteer Award is to encourage students to make a positive contribution to their individual communities, while providing scholarship awards to those who have done so over the previous 12 months.
  • Criteria:  ages 16-22 on Dec 30th, GPA of 2.5 or higher in his/her last academic year. A student must have contributed at least 50 hours of volunteer (non-paid) service within his/her community over the last 12 months
  • Amount: $500
  • Website: https://www.odenzamarketinggroupvolunteeraward.com/application.php

OppU Achievers Scholarship

  • Deadline: December 31, 2019
  • Description: The OppU Achievers Scholarship celebrates achievement in its many forms and honors those who create opportunity for themselves and others. Founded in 2016, the scholarship provides $2,500 for current or future education costs. Scholarship selections are made four times a year. Annually, a total of $10,000 are awarded to students who have demonstrated outstanding achievement.
  • Criteria:  High school seniors, college students, graduate students; cumulative GPA of at least 3.0/4.0; U.S. citizen or resident
  • Amount: $2,500
  • Website: https://www.opploans.com/scholarship/

Spring 2020 Scholarship Listing

Scholarship Points Scholarships

  • Deadline: vary during the Spring
  • Description: The ScholarshipPoints program has awarded hundreds of high school and college students with free scholarship money. The program is free to join and provides the opportunity to win scholarships every month.
  • Criteria: join program
  • Amount: $1000-$10,000
  • Website: https://www.scholarshippoints.com/

GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program

  • Deadline: January 4, 2020
  • Description:  Honoring the legacy and character of our nation’s 40th President, the GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program rewards college-bound students who demonstrate exemplary leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship with financial assistance to pursue higher education.
  • Criteria: demonstrate at school, at the workplace, and within the community the attributes of leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship; minimum 3.0 grade point average; be citizens of the United States of America; be current high school seniors attending high school in the United States (students living on U.S. Armed Forces base and homeschooled students are also eligible); and plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study toward a bachelor’s degree at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States
  • Amount:  $10,000 renewable for up to 3 years (up to $40,000 per recipient)
  • Website:  https://www.reaganfoundation.org/education/scholarship-programs/ge-reagan-foundation-scholarship-program/

MENSA Foundation’s College Scholarship Program

  • Deadline:  January 15, 2020
  • Description: Founded in 1971, the Mensa Education & Research Foundation is a philanthropic, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization committed to the pursuit of excellence in human intelligence. The mission and strategic focus are directed at scholarships, education and awards.
  • Criteria: The applicant must be enrolled in a degree program in an accredited U.S. institution of higher learning during the academic year following the application date. The applicant must submit an application and essay explaining his or her career, academic and/or vocational goals
  • Amount: varies
  • Website: https://www.mensafoundation.org/what-we-do/scholarships/

Amazon Future Engineer Scholarship Program

  • Deadline:  January 17, 2020
  • Description: The Amazon Future Engineer scholarship program assists high school seniors who have completed an advanced placement computer science course, or who have taken an advanced placement computer science test and plan to continue their education at an accredited four-year college or university majoring in computer science, software engineering, computer engineering or other computer related field of study.
  • Criteria: U.S. Citizen/resident, high school senior enrolled in/completed AP Computer Science or taken AP Computer Science Test, majoring in a computer related field of study, min 3.0 GPA
  • Amount: $10,000 renewable up to 3 years or until Bachelor degree is earned, whichever occurs first
  • Website: https://learnmore.scholarsapply.org/amazonfutureengineer/

“You Deserve it” Scholarship

  • Deadline:  January 29, 2020
  • Description: Apply Me, Inc. (“ScholarshipOwl”) is pleased to offer this scholarship sweepstakes (“Scholarship Sweepstakes”) in which you can apply for a chance to win a scholarship to be paid by ScholarshipOwl directly to your qualified high school, college or university
  • Criteria:  US resident, 16 years of age or older, must be enrolled now, or within 3 months of registration in the Scholarship Sweepstakes in a qualified high school, college or university within the US.
  • Amount: A single $1,000 scholarship along with one (1) month of free access to scholarshipowl.com.
  • Website: https://scholarshipowl.com/awards/you-deserve-it-scholarship

Niche “No Essay” College Scholarship

  • Deadline: January 31, 2020
  • Description:  The $2,000 “No Essay” Scholarship is an easy scholarship with no essay required! The scholarship can be used to cover tuition, housing, books, or any education-related expenses. The monthly winner will be determined by random drawing and then contacted directly and announced in Niche's e-newsletter and on the Scholarship Winners page. You can apply once each month, with a new winner selected every month.
  • Criteria:  All high school and college students, as well as anyone looking to attend college or graduate school in the next year. Not everyone is eligible for this scholarship. Read the scholarship rules.
  • Amount: $2000
  • Website:  https://www.niche.com/colleges/scholarship/no-essay-scholarship/

Cappex Easy College Money Scholarship

Nitro Scholarship

  • Deadline: January 31, 2020
  • Description:  Nitro cares about providing you the resources needed to successfully navigate financing college. That’s why we’re offering you the opportunity to earn a $2,000 scholarship. We know that college is a big step forward in achieving your goals and we want to help you get there using all the tools Nitro has to offer.
  • Criteria:  US legal resident, 17yr or older, currently enrolled as a high school senior in the US
  • Amount:  $2000
  • Website: https://www.nitrocollege.com

Texas Student Housing Scholarship

  • Deadline: January 31, 2020
  • Description:  This scholarship is open to students accepted to colleges in Austin, College Station, or Denton, Texas, that have NOT signed off-campus housing leases.
  • Criteria: TSHA Scholarships are available to Texas High School graduating seniors, Community College attendees, and university upper classmen who have previously graduated from a Texas High School and who took SAT or ACT
  • Amount: Full or Partial cost of an OFF-CAMPUS room for one academic year
  • Website: http://www.texasstudenthousing.net  or visit Counseling Center

Carr P. Collins Scholarship

  • Deadline: January 31, 2020
  • Description:  The Carr P. Collins Scholars Program was established in 1993 to recognize academically gifted students who are dedicated to helping others in an effort to develop leaders of tomorrow through the gift of higher education.
  • Criteria:  Be admitted to Baylor, top 25% of graduating class, combined Math/EBRW minimum score of 1310 on SAT or 28 on ACT, completed a balanced college prep program including history, science & foreign language, be a bona fide resident of Texas
  • Amount:  minimum of $5,350 freshman year, renewable for three additional years
  • Website: https://www.baylor.edu/admissions/index.php?id=872116

The Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship

  • Deadline: February 1, 2020
  • Description: Through its Mentoring and Leadership Development Program, the Jackie Robinson Foundation provides scholarships of up to $30,000 over four years to minority high school students showing leadership potential and demonstrating financial need to attend an accredited 4-year college or university of their choice.
  • Criteria:  graduating senior, plan to attend an accredited & approved 4 year institution w/in the US, show leadership potential, dedication to community service, financial need, be a US citizen, SAT score of 1000 (combined math & reading) or composite ACT score of 21
  • Amount:  up to $30,000 over 4 years
  • Website: http://www.jackierobinson.org/apply/

McDonald’s HACER National Scholarship

  • Deadline: February 5, 2020
  • Description: McDonald’s HACER® Program was created in 1985 to grant eligible Hispanic students financial aid so they can achieve their dreams through higher education. Since then, they’ve awarded over 31 million dollars and over 17,800 scholarships.  
  • Criteria: high school senior, legal U.S. resident, under 21 years of age, minimum GA of 3.0, attend a two or four year institution full time, disclose other scholarships, enroll & attend accredited institution, one parent of Hispanic heritage.
  • Amount:  $100,000 - $25,000 per year over 4 years
  • Website:  https://www.mcdonalds.com/us/en-us/community/hacer.html

BPUB Project SHARE Scholarship

  • Deadline: February 14, 2020
  • Description: Project SHARE was created in 1985 to assist the community. Since we work and live here, the Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) believes in sharing resources with those who need a helping hand.  Because BPUB understands the value of gaining a higher education, monies from the Project SHARE program are allocated to a scholarship fund whereby deserving graduating high school seniors are awarded scholarships.
  • Criteria:  must reside in a household serviced by BPUB. The BPUB utility account must be the primary residence of the applicant at the time the scholarship is awarded and have a minimum of one-year utility service with BPUB by the application deadline date. The utility account must be paid up to date and in overall good standing. Applicant must be a graduating high school senior during the 2018-2019 school year. Scholarships will be granted to students who are planning to attend an accredited institution of higher education located in the United States of America. All majors qualify
  • Amount: $1000
  • Website: https://bpubscholarship.com/

Hispanic Scholarship Funds Scholarship

  • Deadline: February 15, 2020
  • Description: This could be the opportunity of a lifetime! The HSF Scholarship is designed to assist students of Hispanic heritage obtain a university degree.  It consists of two phases with the first phase closing in February. This first phase is quick and does not require essays or recommendation letters. To get started today, visit HSF.net and create your MyHSF profile. Doing so will enable you to fill out a scholarship application and learn more about what HSF has to offer.
  • Criteria: Must be of Hispanic heritage, U.S. citizen, permanent legal resident, DACA, or eligible non-citizen (as defined by FAFSA); Minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for high school students; minimum of 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for college and graduate students; Plan to enroll full-time in an accredited four-year university, or graduate program, in the fall of the desired scholarship year; Submit a FAFSA or State-based financial aid forms (if applicable)
  • Amount: based on merit ranging from $500 to $5000
  • Website: https://www.hsf.net/scholarship

National CO-OP Scholarship Program

  • Deadline: February 15, 2020
  • Description:   As the largest independently sponsored merit co-op scholarship program in the United States, WACE will award up to 160 merit co-op scholarships to high school seniors and transfer students who plan to participate in college cooperative education at one of their Partner Institutions listed on their website. WACE encourages minority and female students as well as students interested in science, mathematics, engineering and technology (STEM) to apply for this merit co-op scholarship. 
  • Criteria: cumulative GPA of 3.5 or better, apply for admission for the 2019-2020 academic year at one of the WACE partner institutions listed on their website, other merit criteria as established by the institution applying to.
  • Amount: varies
  • Website: https://www.waceinc.org/scholarship/

The Sparkling Ice Flavorful Futures Scholarship

  • Deadline: February 15, 2020
  • Description: The Sparkling Ice Flavorful Futures scholarship will award 5 scholarships of $5000 that celebrate students’ individuality, creativity, and communication of future goals.
  • Criteria: U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident; high school senior graduating between Aug. 1, 2018-July 31, 2019; cumulative 2.5 GPA or higher, must enroll for Fall 2019 as a freshman or 1st year student to a US accredited 2yr/4yr/college/university/trade/vocational school, must not be a relative or dependent child of an employee of Talking Rain or any of its retail customers
  • Amount: $5,000
  • Website: https://app.mykaleidoscope.com/scholarship/flavorfulfutures

The DREAM.US National Scholarship Program

  • Deadline: February 27, 2020
  • Description: The National Scholarship is the “Pell Grant” for highly motivated DREAMers with significant, unmet financial need. While your GPA and test scores are considered, great emphasis is placed on your demonstrated commitment to community service and your ability to overcome the barriers and challenges that DREAMers face each and every day.
  • Criteria: graduate in 2018-2019, GPA of 2.5 or better, have not earned more than 21 college credit hours, intend to enroll fulltime in 2yr/4yr partner college, current DACA or TPS or certify DACA eligibility, significant unmet financial need
  • Amount: up to $14,500 for an Associate’s/ $29,000 for a Bachelor’s
  • Website:  https://www.thedream.us/scholarships/national-scholarship/

Valley Telephone Cooperative Scholarship Program

  • Deadline:  February 28, 2020
  • Description:  Valley Telephone is offering a college scholarship program in the year 2019.  It will award 20 scholarships of $3000 annually to the children of Valley Telephone Cooperative members pursuing undergraduate study at accredited colleges and universities.  There will be a maximum of 2 scholarships awarded in each of Valley telephone’s 10 voting districts.
  • Criteria: Be a dependent child (as defined in IRS publication 501 at www.irs.gov) of a current member of Valley Telephone Cooperative (VTCI) who resides in the Valley Telephone service territory, and who has been a member of the Cooperative for at least one year as of the application deadline date; Be a high school senior as of March 18, 2019. Have a minimum high school grade average of 80%; Be high school seniors who plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited 2 or 4 year U.S. College or University in Fall, 2019. Recipient must maintain a 2.0 or better GPA average for annual renewal.
  • Amount: $3000 annually, renewable with added $250 up to 3 years or until a Bachelor degree is earned
  • Website: http://www.vtc.net/scholarships

Jaguar Scholarship Giveaway

  • Deadline: March 13, 2020
  • Description: Texas A&M San Antonio is giving away $100,000 in school scholarships through scholarship drawings.  The scholarship drawings will take place each week beginning January 20th  through March 13th.  Interested students must complete all the admissions steps to Texas A&M San Antonio to be entered into the Jaguar Scholarship Giveaway.
  • Criteria: complete an application for admission to Texas A&M San Antonio, submit necessary documents for admission,  meet admission requirements, admitted and enrolled
  • Amount: $1000/$5000
  • Website: https://www.tamusa.edu/scholarship-giveaway

Brownsville Junior Service League Scholarship

  • Deadline: March 14, 2020
  • Description: The Brownsville Junior Service League is an organization committed to helping families, women, and children of the community.  The League will select six students from the list of viable candidates to be the recipients of scholarship monies.
  • Criteria:  Resident of Brownsville, current high school student graduating in 2018-2019, must have applied to at least 2 universities & accepted to at least one, minimum 87 Scholastic GPA throughout high school, at least 100 hours of community service
  • Amount: $500
  • Website: http://www.bjsl.org/2019-20BJSLApplicationForScholarship.pdf

ZONTA CLUB OF BROWNSVILLE Mattie Hargis Scholarship Application

  • Deadline: March 20, 2020
  • Description: The Zonta Club of Brownsville is awarding $1,000 and $500 scholarships to qualified 2019 female graduating juniors and seniors who attend Brownsville and surrounding area high schools and plan to attend a four-year college or university.
  • Criteria:  female, graduating junior or senior, who has demonstrated school involvement, community leadership & service, volunteerism, plans on attending a 4 year college or university, minimum 2.8 GPA
  • Amount:  $500 & $1000
  • Application available in the Counseling Center

Education Foundation of STISD Scholarship

  • Deadline: March 27, 2020
  • Description:  Scholarship opportunity awarded through the Education Foundation of STISD. This scholarship is for South Texas ISD students only.
  • Criteria:  enrolled in 12th grade in one of STISD’s high schools, not related to any member of the scholarship selection committee, must enroll at an institution of higher learning.
  • Amount: TBD
  • Website:  https://www.edfoundationstisd.org/initiatives/scholarships/

Don’t Mess with Texas Scholarship

  • Deadline: March 31, 2020
  • Description:  Need money to help with college expenses? Passionate about litter prevention in your community? Enter the Don't mess with Texas Scholarship Contest for a chance to win either a $5,000 or a $4,000 or a $3,000 scholarship award! In partnership with Keep Texas Beautiful, the Don't mess with Texas Scholarship recognizes the achievements of high school seniors who have taken a leadership role to prevent litter in their schools and communities and build awareness of the Don't mess with Texas initiative. Scholarships are awarded based on student essays submitted with applications.
  • Criteria:  leadership roles to prevent litter in schools & community, high school senior, planning to pursue a 2yr/4yr degree at an accredited TX college or university
  • Amount: one $5,000 award, one $4,000 award, one $3000 award
  • Website:  http://dmwtwp.gdctest.com/education-overview/scholarships/

OppU Achievers Scholarship

  • Deadline: March 31. 2020
  • Description:  The OppU Achievers Scholarship celebrates achievement in its many forms and honors those who create opportunity for themselves and others. Founded in 2016, the scholarship provides $2,500 for current or future education costs. Scholarship selections are made four times a year. Annually, a total of $10,000 are awarded to students who have demonstrated outstanding achievement.
  • Criteria:  High school seniors, college students, graduate students; cumulative GPA of at least 3.0/4.0; U.S. citizen or resident
  • Amount: $2,500
  • Website:  https://www.opploans.com/scholarship/

STARS Scholarship Fund

  • Deadline: March 31, 2020
  • Description: The Stars Scholarship Fund awards scholarships to qualified students from the community annually. Recipients are selected on the basis of scholarship, academic achievement and financial need through a general application process. Academic achievement is determined using applicant's official academic records. Financial need is determined in evaluating the applicant's submitted FAFSA documentation. The goal of our organization is to assist students who do not receive enough or any federal aid to cover the Cost of Attendance at their institution. Stars Scholarship Fund strives to ensure that deserving individuals are not denied the opportunities for learning and discovery that are available in a university setting.
  • Criteria: U.S. citizen or a legal permanent resident.  Have earned/completed at least 12 undergraduate credit hours at a U.S. accredited college or university before applying for the scholarship.  Have a minimum college cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.7 on a 4.0 scale.  Have completed a high school diploma or its equivalent.  Are enrolled in a U.S. accredited 2 yr. community college (enrolled part-time or full-time) in a degree-seeking program, or a 4yr. university undergraduate program (enrolled full-time) seeking a Bachelor's Degree.
  • Amount: $350 to $10,000
  • Website:  https://www.starsscholarship.org/stars/home

Willacy County Young Farmers Scholarship

  • Deadline:  April 7, 2020
  • Description:  The Willacy County Young Farmers organization was founded over 30 years ago in Raymondville, Texas. It is a group of individuals from all walks of life that have a special interest in the field of agriculture.
  • Criteria:  WYFC scholarships are open to graduating seniors who attend a Willacy County High School, or who reside in Willacy County and attend a local magnet school; Full time student taking minimum of 12 hours, maintain a 2.5 GPA
  • Amount: $1000/$1500
  • Application available in Counseling Center

Mary “Sippy” Burnett Scholarship

  • Deadline: April 20, 2020
  • Description: Mary “Sippy” Burnett Scholarship is a scholarship in memory of Mrs. Mary Burnett who as a registered nurse devoted many years of her life to help provide quality healthcare in Willacy County. This opportunity is for those of interested in pursuing a degree in the Nursing Field and who reside in Willacy County.
  • Criteria: Must reside in the Willacy County area, pursue a degree in the nursing field either LVN or RN
  • Amount: TBD
  • Application available in Counseling Center

PB&J Scholarship

  • Deadline: May 31, 2020
  • Description:  For the first time this scholarship is being offered to college bound seniors at South Texas Medical Professions.  They are in search of students who have experienced challenges in their life and who have the drive to succeed.  Their focus is on helping students whose test scores or GPA’s might not be the best but have the drive to succeed.
  • Criteria: college-bound seniors at STISD Medical Professions, plan to attend a 2 year or 4 year college in Fall 2020
  • Amount: $500-$1000
  • Website:  http://bit.ly/pbjscholars2020

Texas Society of Professional Engineers and Texas Engineering Foundation

  • Deadline: Not Yet Available
  • Description: The chapters of the Texas Society of Professional Engineers (TSPE) in affiliation with Texas Engineering Foundation (TEF) awards scholarships to students studying to become engineers in an engineering program at an ABET-accredited (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology) college or university.
  • Criteria: US citizen, 3.0 GPA, SAT score of 620 Math/580 EBRW or ACT score of 29 Math/25 English, enroll in an ABET accredited engineering program
  • Amount: varies
  • Website: https://www.tspe.org/page/scholarships

Texas Telephone Association Foundation Scholarship

  • Deadline: Not Yet Available
  • Description:  The Texas Telephone Association Foundation (TTAF), a nonprofit, philanthropic organization founded to help further the understanding of telephony and advance telecommunications as a career choice, will award six, four-year scholarships, in the amount of $2000 per year to students entering college for the 2019-2020 school year.
  • Criteria: US Citizen, graduating in June 2019, GPA of 3.0 or higher, planning to attend a Texas College or university
  • Amount: $2,000
  • Website: www.tta.org

North Texas Latin American Physicians Association Scholarship

  • Deadline: Not Yet Available
  • Description:  The North Texas Latin American Physicians Association (NTLAPA) and NTLAPA Charitable Foundation (NCF) are local non-profit organizations of Physician and Professional Healthcare Leaders working together to improve the quality of healthcare for the communities in North Texas through scholarship and community support. This opportunity is to provide scholarships for up to six (six) deserving Latin-American graduating high school or current underclassman college students from (or new to) the North Texas Region seeking a healthcare profession especially in medicine.
  • Criteria:
    • Applicant must be: a) an underclassman college student already enrolled at an accredited North Texas university/college in the 2019-2020 fall school year, or b) a graduating high school senior from the North Texas Region (see above for area criteria) who will be enrolled in an accredited university/college in North Texas in the 2019-2020 fall school year.
    • You or your family (parents, grandparents) must be descended from at least one of the following countries: Spain, Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Peru, Argentina, Chile, Bolivia, Uruguay, Paraguay, Cuba, Puerto Rico, or the Dominican Republic. Students from Brazil are eligible to apply.  However, if you feel you are eligible for other reasons, please contact us.
    • Applicant must demonstrate positive-impact involvement consistent with capacity and circumstances and/or significant improvement/success in scholarship and community involvement, determined through letters of recommendation. 
    • Scholarship can only be won twice (2) by same student.
  • Amount: $500
  • Website:  www.NTLAPA.com