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Scholarships are for SENIORS unless otherwise noted

Scholarships Currently Available

Deadline Scholarship Amount Requirements Eligibility How to Apply
09/01/16 Apartment List Scholarship $2,500 Any legal U.S. resident at least 18 years old. Attend an accredited university or college in the next academic year. Application available on website along with questions to be answered. Graduating Senior 2017. https://www.apartmentlist.com/scholarship
11/30/16 MTSI Massage Therapy School Scholarship $1,000 750 word essay, topic on website. Plan to enroll in a massage therapy program.Submit essay in a word document along with a picture of you to scholarship@massagetherapyschoolsinformation.com.Enter "Scholarship Entry" in the subject line. Graduating Senior 2017 http://www.massagetherapyschoolsinformation.com/massage-therapy-school-scholarship/
12/30/16 Hilda L. Sibrian, P.C. Proud Texan Scholarship $2,500 Attend a 2-5 year institution in 2017. Essay. 30-120 second video (topic on website). For complete directions on application and submission, see website. Graduating Senior 2017. http://hildasibrian.com/en/scholarship-terms-and-conditions/
Varies African-American Scholarship Directory for HBCU Varies by scholarship Must have at least one parent who identifies as Black or African-American Each scholarship listed in the directory has its own set of requirements. http://hbculifestyle.com/101-minority-scholarships/
Varies American Legion Varies by scholarship Multiple scholarships listed on this site Each scholarships has its own set of rules, read carefully! http://www.legion.org/scholarships
Varies Asian Pacific Islander Fund Varies by Scholarship See individual scholarships for their requirements. Click on link for all scholarships available currently. Must have at least one parent who identifies as Asian or Pacific Islander http://asianpacificfund.org/what-we-do/scholarships/
Varies FIDM (Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising Varies by individual scholarship Must complete FAFSA. Based on academic merit, financial need, leadership. Many scholarships are determined through review of Admissions application materials. Graduating Senior. http://fidm.edu/en/admissions/financial+aid+scholarships/fidm+scholarships/
Varies Hispanic Scholarship Directory Varies by scholarship Must have at least one parent who identifies as Hispanic or Latino http://hsf.net/en/scholarships/programs/
Varies Native American Scholarship Varies by scholarship Any state or federally recognized tribal members or Alaska Natives are eligible to apply. You can also be eligible by proving descendancy to a parent or immediate grandparent that is/was an enrolled member of a state or federally recognized tribe or Alaska Native. http://www.collegefund.org/students_and_alumni/content/scholarships
Varies Scholarship Directory for Everyone! Varies by scholarship This Directory lists scholarships by subject (ex: Engineering scholarships, Scholarships for handicapped, Graphic Arts scholarships, etc) http://www.everychanceeverytexan.org/funding/aid/faidsubj.php

Special Circumstance Scholarships

Exemptions Basis of Eligibility Potential Value How to Apply
Adopted Students Status as adopted child of parents who participated in an adoption assistance program under Texas family Code :162 Tuition and Fees Contact the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (http://www.dfps.state.tx.us/) or the Admissions Office at your college or university.
Foster Care Students Documentation from the Dept. of Family and Protective Services of placement in the care of conservator ship of the TX Dept. of Family and Protective Services prior to age 18, through the day of high school graduation. Must enroll in Texas college or university within 3 yrs of graduation, but no later than age 21. Tuition and Fees Contact the Texas department of Family and protective Services (http://www.dfps.state.tx.us/) or the Admissions office at your college or university.
Children of Disabled or Deceased Fireman, Peace Officers, Game Wardens and Employees of Correctional Facilities Status a child of a parent who was disabled or died in the line of duty. Tuition and Fees for the first 120 undergraduate credit hours or until age 26, whichever comes first. Contact the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board at 512-427-6344512-427-6344 or 800-242-3062800-242-3062 ext 6344 or email grantinfo@thecb.state.tx.us
Children of certain TANF Recipients Status as dependent child of parents who received TANF benefits on your behalf for 6 months of your senior year. Enrolled in Texas college or university within 2 yrs of graduation before age 22. Tuition and Fees for 1 year Contact the Admissions Office at your college or university
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