"Education costs money, but then, so does ignorance." ..Sir Claus Moser
 
        Scholarships Currently Available:
  Scholarships are for SENIORS unless otherwise noted

Deadline
Scholarship
 Amount  Requirements  Eligibility  How to Apply
 varying 
Art Institute of Houston, varying scholarships  
Varying, depending on scholarship
 Please check web site to determine which scholarship you are interested in     
 
 Check web site at:
 
 varying  
 American Legion  
 Varies by scholarship
 Varies by scholarship
 Varies by scholarship
 To see listing of available scholarships, eligibility and application, go to:
 
 varying
 
African-American Scholarship Directory  various  Must have at least one parent who identifies as Black or African-American
 
 Directory is on-line only:  
Scholarships for 'Historically Black Colleges"
 varying    
Latino Scholarship Directory  various  Must have at least one parent who identifies as Hispanic or Latino
   Directory is on line only:  www.latinocollegedollars.org
 varying  Native American Scholarship     various  Listing of Scholarships available  
 Directory is online:
 varying Asian Pacific Islander Scholarship Information    various   Listing of Scholarships available   Directory is online:http://apiasf.org
 varying Scholarship Directory by subject  various  Listing of Scholarships available  
Directory is on line only:
 varying  
Scholarship for trade schools
 UTI Institute
 Listing of various scholarships at website
Check for deadlines for various websites
http://www.uti.edu/student-services/scholarships#tabbed-nav=search
 varying  
 Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising
 Various scholarships award  over $300,000 in scholarships
 Interest in fashion, visual arts, graphics, interior design and entertainment. Offers bachelor of arts, bachelor of science and associate of arts degree programs
 Requirements vary depending on scholarship  
Apply on line at:
 
 03/01/15 Hays C. Kirby Memorial Scholarship/Joe Foss Institute
$5,000
$2,500
$1,000
 9th-12th grade students. U.S. citizen.
 Essay.  Failure to follow detailed instructions will result in disqualification.
 For all requirements and instructions go to:
 
 http://www.joefossinstitute.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/Guidelines-HCK-2015.pdf
 03/01/15 Delta Sigma Theta
 Varies Senior.  African-American. Minimum GPA 2.5.
 Must enroll in accredited college or university Fall 2015. Official transcript. 2 letters of recommendation. Essay.
 For application, criteria, submission instructions go to:
 03/01/14 Zeta Phi Beta     
 $1,000  
 Senior. College bound. Minimum 2.7.  Documented service hours.
 Typed scholarship application. Official sealed transcript. 3 letters of recommendation (school officials) 500 word essay.Resume.
 To download application and for complete instructions on recommendations, essay, resume and community service  hours go to:
 
 03/01/15
 Margaret Shartle White Memorial Scholarship
 $1,000 Graduating Senior, spring 2015. Applied to 2-or 4-year college/university or technical school. Minimum 3.0 GPA.
 Establish financial need. Official transcript. Recommendation from teacher or counselor(they mail this directly), available for interview in March or April.
 For application and mailing details, see Ms. Wilkins in Room 3003.
 
Must be postmarked no later than 3/1/15
 03/01/15  
 American Welding Scholarship
 varies Senior. Graduate Spring 2015. Enrolled in a welding-related program
 Show financial need (FAFSA). Transcript. Personal statement with ambitions and goals. Biography and photo
 For information and application go to:
 
 03/01/15Texas Aggie  Mom's Scholarship
 $500
 Senior.  Must have been accepted at Texas A&M Galveston or College Station campus and graduated from a school within the Humble ISD boundaries
 GPA of 3.0 or higher. Established financial need. Must include copy of acceptance letter along with application
 Applications must be postmarked by March 1.  For information and application go to:
 
 03/01/15 SPWP Scholarship  
 Varies Female high school senior. Attend Texas college/university. US citizen or documented permanent resident.  Must not already have full scholarship for tuition
 SAT or ACT Score Report. High School transcript. Resume. Essay questions.  For directions to complete application and documents to be submitted to to website.
 On line application and directions to submit required docuemnts:
 
 03/01/15 NSPE Educational Foundation Scholarship
 $5,000 split into 2 payments
 Senior. African-American, Hispanic or Native American. Accepted into accredited engineering program at a 4 year
college/university. U.S. citizen
2 faculty recommendations. List of honors/scholarships/awards. Answer questions on application. SAT/ACT scores
 For list of complete application materials and to download application:
 
 03/01/15Commit For Life Creative Scholarship$1,000Senior (do not have to donate blood to apply but your high school must have 2 blood drives a year).    Must have a 2.5 GPA (on a 4.0 scale) or higher. Must attend college in Fall 2015 USE YOUR IMAGINATION!! Submit a creative Project or presentation that will EDUCATE and INSPIRE people to COMMIT FOR LIFE!! (create a webpage, film a commercial, make a video, etc. )  Any professional MEDIA!LOG ON TO:  http://www.giveblood.org/commit-for-life/as-a-group/creative-scholarship/
 03/02/15 Tzu Chi Scholars Program
 $1,000 Graduating senior 2015. Minimum 3.0 GPA. Enroll in accredited college full time. Demonstrate strong financial need.
 Official transcript.  2014 Income tax return. 2 letters of recommendation. Typed autobiography. 2 page essay (see website for topic)
 Applications and required documents to be sent to: 
Tzu Chi Regional Office
6200 Corporate Drive
Houston, TX 77036
ATTN: Tzu Chi Scholars Program
 
Must be postmarked no later than 3/2/15
 
For details go to:
 
 03/04/15
Rotary Club of Humble Chop Suey Scholarship Fund
 
NEW
 $1000 Guaranteed 2 HISD graduating seniors. GPA minimum 2.5.
 Official transcript.
History of community service.  Letter of reference from teacher, counselor, community leader, clergy. Plan to attend a post-secondary institution.
 Apply on line at:
 
 03/04/15 Body by Milk scholarship
 $7,500 Legal resident of the United Sates. Senior. Minimum GPA 3.2
 Participate in high school or club sport.
Write an essay, topic on website.
 On line application:
 
 03/06/15  
 Texas Lyceum Leadership Scholarship
 $5,000 Senior, US citizen, Texas resident, enrollment in Texas college/university, min. GPA 3.5. Financial Need
Resume (see website for details), official transcript. SAT/ACT scores. Letter of recommendation from school representative. Two types essays(see website for topics)
 Go to website for submission directions and to apply for scholarship:
 
 03/06/15
 Texas Fallen Hero Ssgt. Russell Lee Slay Memorial Scholarship
 
NEW
 $1,000 Guaranteed one HHS Senior. Plan on attending college, university, community college or vocational or technical school in the Fall 2015.
 Write a 200 word essay on"Why Does Patriotism Still Matter"
 Application available in Office 3003.  Essay and application must be returned to Office 3003 no later than 2:45 on 3/6/15.
 03/06/15 InvesTex Credit Union Scholarship
 6- $1,000 scholarships
 Must have share/savings account in student's name. Account must be in good standing. High School senior.  Attend an accredited college,community college, university or technical school
Official transcript. Two letters of recommendation, one academic and one personal. Essay.
 Download application and mail application and attachments to:
 
InvesTex Credit Union-Attention Jana Anders, 905 Aldine Bender Road, Houston, TX 77032
 03/13/15 Southern Texas PGA
 Varies Senior. Demonstrate need for financial assistance. Min. GPA 2.5.
 Transcript.full time student Fall 2015 at accredited 2 or 4 year college/university.
 Download application or apply online at:
 
 03/13/15 Kohl'sCares  
Varies. Local, regional and national winners
Students between the ages of 6 and 18 and not yet a high school graduate. Must have volunteered within the last year.
Requires a nomination by an adult 21 or older.   Nomination form is found on line.Legal resident.
 To nominate go to:
 
 
 03/13/15 Southern Texas PGA Scholarship Program
 Varies Senior. Minimum GPA 2.5. Plan to attend full time college/university Fall 2015.
 Will consider GPA, class rank, ACT/SAT scores, extracurricular activities, financial need Junior gold participation or interest
 For application and submission instructions:
 
 03/13/15Gilbert & Sullivan Society of Houston Scholarship
 $1600 vocal scholarship
$1600 technical theater
 Personal letter about yourself and your financial need. Transcript with B average. 2 letters of recommendations from teachers
Vocal: resume of vocal performance experience, recent headshot and personal bio. CD of 3 minute aria.
 
Technical: resume of technical theater experience, including awards, headshot and bio
 For details of all items that must be included with your application and address to send application and attachments go to:
 
 03/14/15North Houston Frontiers
 $500 Senior.  Minority. Proof of registration(Fall class schedule) on community/technical institution letterhead. Min. enrollment 6 sem. hours. Accredited 2 year community /technical institution.
 Awarded on merit, leadership qualities, communication skills and financial need. Essay required.  Transcript.
 For details and to download application go to: 
 
 03/14/15 North Houston Frontiers
 $1000 Senior. Proof of Registration on institution letterhead. Min. enrollment 12 sem. hours.  Accredited 4 year college/university
Award based on academic merit, leadership qualities, communication skills and financial need.  Essay required. Transcript.
 For more information and to download application go to:
 
 03/14/15Shell Federal Credit Union
 $2,500Have a Shell FCU savings account in your name with $5.00 minimum balance. Senior. Attend accredited 2/4 year college or technical school
Essay, official transcript, letter of recommendation.
 Go to website to download application and directions and mailing address for all paperwork.
 
 03/15/15Texas Telephone Association
 $1500 per year for 4 years
 U.S. citizen. Texas high school graduate June 2015. Minimum GPA 3.0.
 Plan to attend Texas college/university Fall 2015. Transcript. Letter of acceptance from college. Copy of Student Aid Report.
 For further details go to website. Counselors must mail complete packet (Two applicants per counselor) to address on website.
 
 03/15/15
 Desk and Derrick Club
 $1,000 Senior. Top 15% of graduating class. Major in a petroleum-related field; i.e. engineering, geology, chemistry, physics, computers, math,etc.
Essay, College acceptance letter. 3 letters of recommendation, recent photo
 For all directions and application, go to website. Applications and attachments must be sent to:
 
Kim Farmakakis
Scholarship Chairman
NHMC Desk & Derrick Club
25123 Bovington Dr., Spring, TX 77389
 
 
 03/16/15 TABE Scholarship for Future Bilingual Educators
 $1,000Senior. Applied to or enrolled in 2 or 4 year Texas college/university. Specialize in bilingual education
 Must be bilingual
3 letters of recommendation
 For further information and application go to:
 
 03/16/15 Lone Star College Project Connection 
 Varies Attend Lone Star College, Kingwood campus
 Attend Project Connection evening, Lone Star Atascocita 3/18/15, 6:00-8:00
 Application available in office 3003 and must be returned to office 3003 by 3/16/15
 03/18/15 Hornbeck Scholarship
 $1,000Senior. Enrolled in ag. science 3 years. Sell minimum 2 livestock ads in senior year.
Complete application.  Interview.
 Application available from Ms. Wilkins in Office 3003.
 03/18/15Wagener Family Career & Technology scholarship
 $1,000 Senior. Completed minimum 3 credits in a CTE coherent sequence of courses. One CTE teacher recommendation
 Transcript. ACT/SAT test scores.
 For teacher recommendation, directions on submitting requested materials and online application go to:
 
 03/20/15 Humble Area Retired Teachers Association  
Varies
 Senior at Humble ISD school. Minimum 3.0 GPA
 Intends to major in education. Intends to attend a Texas college or university
 Apply online at:
 
 03/20/15 Music Doing Good Scholarship
 $250 to $1500
 6th-12th grades can apply. Reside in Greater Houston Area. Talent and financial need considered.
 Submit application, essay, short biography, performance on CD, video or MP3, 2 letters of recommendation          and signed media release
 For further details, application and directions to submit documents:
 
 03/20/15
 Floyd Burton Scholarship/Jack Fields Scholarship
 
NEW
 Jack Fields-$1000
Floyd Burton-funds from Talent Show
 Photograph. Resume with SAT/ACT score, Rank and GPA . Awards and Honors. Community Service.
 Extracurricular activities, employment, acceptance letter from college you will attend
 Applications available in Office 3003.  Upon  return of application, an interview time will be scheduled.
 03/27/15 Callie Lewis-Watson & the Forty Plus Models
 Varies Senior.  GPA minimum 2.5-3.5. Must demonstrate financial need.  200 word essay.
 2 letters of recommendations from counselors or teachers. Attach wallet size cape and gown graduation picture.
Application available in office 3003.
To be mailed to:
Laura S. Nelson
P.O.Box 450335
Houston, TX 77245-0335
Must be postmarked no later than 3/27/15
 03/27/15 Houston Hispanic Architects & Engineers
 $2,000 Legally residing Hispanic Houston Senior. Based on academic achievement, financial need, community involvement and written essay.
 Essay. 3 letters of recommendation. Must plan to become an Engineer, Surveyor or Architect.
 For essay topic, application, and submission instructions go to:
 
 03/29/15 Slough Foundation
 $5000 per year
 Texas resident,U.S. citizen. Min. GPA 3.0. Full time college student.
 Official transcript. Copy of FAFSA. Essay
 See website for address to mail transcript, FAFSA results and essay. Application must be submitted on line at:
 
 
 03/30/15 Public Service Recognition Week Essay Contest
$2000
$1000
 $600
 $400
 $300
 Senior Essay:  go to website for topic and submission rules
 Submit essay online to:
 
 03/31/15 Rotary Club of Humble and CATE Center
 $2,000HISD graduating senior. Vocational/technical grads encouraged to apply.
 Funds for tuition, fees and books. Must be used within 12 months of graduation. 250 word essay.
 Application available in Room 3003. 
 
Must be postmarked no later than 3/31/15
 03/31/15
 Humble Area Football League
 
NEW
 (2) $1,000
 Senior.  Must have participated in Humble Area Football League program for football or cheer for at least one year
 Will consider Academics, athletics, extra curricular activities and a short essay.
 Application available in office 3000
 03/31/2015 PTA scholarship
 Varies Senior. Graduate from an Humble ISD school. Applicant or applicant's parent /guardian must be a member of a local PTA/PTSA. Membership can be purchased in registrar's office.
Minimum GPA 2.5. Full time enrollment at accredited college or university or  technical school. Letter of  recommendation from teacher/counselor or principal. Copy of parent/student's cuerrent PTA/PTSA membership card.
 Application available in Registrar's Office.  Must be completed and returned to Registrar's office along with all documentation.
 
Must be returned to office 3003 no later than 2:45 on 3/31/15
 03/31/15Mahindra Texas Pride Scholarship$1,00027 scholarships awarded.  Must have completed at least 3 credits in two or more Career and Technology coursesMust complete an essay. Go to web site for eligibility
Download application at:  http://www.ctat.org/awards-and-scholarships/student-scholarships-application/ 
 04/01/15AFSA Scholarship contest
 $2,000 Senior. US citizen or legal resident.
 Go to website for directions to apply and complete requirements
 Apply on line:
 
 04/01/15 Vinson & Elkins
 $10,000 Senior, top 20% of class. racial/ethnic group underrepresented in law profession. Min. SAT score 1650 or composite ACT 24. Financial need. US citizen or resident in Harris county for 7 continuous years
Complete application, essay, resume, professional photograph, FASFA, letters of recommendation, official transcript, decision on college to attend
 For complete directions and application go to website:
 
 04/01/15 Visionary Scholarship Program
 $1,000 to
$5,000
 9th - 12th grades. US citizen or eligible noncitizen. Attend accredited institution
 Complete application. Send most recent unofficial transcript. Write essay (topic on website)
 For application and submission instructions:
 
 04/01/15
 HHS Alumni Association Scholarship
 
NEW
 $2000 Guaranteed to a graduating HHS Senior. enroll in accredited 4 year college or 2 year college or vocational school
 Should have a relative who graduated from Humble High School
 Application available in Office 3003 andmust be returned to Office 3003 by 2:45 on 4/1/15.  Must attend the Alumni Association's Celebration, 6/13/15.
 04/01/15Champion Energy Scholars Program
 $5,000, $3,000 and $2,000
Senior, attending an accredited 2 or 4 year program. Minimum 3.0 GPA
Texas resident
Copy of transcript
Community Service activities
Extracurricular activities
Essay: go to link for essay topic
Download application and mail application and all attachments to:
 
Champion Energy
Champion Scholars
1500 Rankin Road, Suite 200
Houston, TX 77073
 
Must be postmarked no later than 4/1/15
 04/04/15 Ivy League Educational and Charities Foundation
 $1,000 Graduating senior. Attend an accredited college or university. Reside in Greater Houston area.  Letter of acceptance from college or university.
 Minimum 3.0 GPA. 3 letters of recommendations (see website for details). Typed application and essay.
 For all requirements,application to download, 
essay topic and submission instructions go to:
 
 04/04/15 Accounting Career Awareness Program
 Summer Residency Week
 Ethnic minority; high school student; min. GPA 2.7
 Opportunity to earn scholarships. Held at University of Houston. See website for details and application.
 Application available at website:
 
 04/04/15 Don't Mess With Texas Scholarship
one $6,000
two $2,000
Senior. Current Texas resident attending Texas school. Planning on pursuing 2 or 4 year degree at accredited Texas college/university Fall 2015
Essay required.  For a senior who has taken a leadership role to prevent litter in school or community.
 Both online and mailed applications accepted. Go to the link for eligibility requirements and application:
 
 04/10/15
 Lone Star College Board of Trustees Scholarship/Humble Police Assoc. Scholarship
 
NEW
 $1000 Senior. Min. GPA of 2.0. Applied to Lone Star College online.
 Transcript. Copy of SAR (from FAFSA) Must enroll in minimum 9 credit  hours. U.S. Citizen or legal resident.
 Application available in Office 3003. Must be returned to office 3003 by 4/10/15 at 2:45.
 04/10/15Italian Cultural & Community Center Scholarship
 $1,000Seniors. Of Italian descent. Two scholarships: Merit and Merit/Financial Based.
Will consider SAT/ACT scores, class rank, GPA, awards, honors and letters of  recommendation.
See website for complete requirements and application details.
 
 04/15/15
 Gus Archie Scholarship Program
NEW
 $6,000  
 Merit based. Top 3% of class in rank.  Senior.
 Major in petroleum engineering. Maintain at least 2/3 full load in college.
 Apply online at:
 
 04/15/15 Master Books Scholarship
 $3000Junior or Senior. U.S. citizen. Minimum GPA 3.0
 Enroll in 2 or 4 year accredited school (Seniors 2015) (Juniors 2016). Covers tuition and university provided room and board
 For essay topic and directions for downloading application and submission requirements go to:
 
 04/15/14Rebekah Snipp Scholarship
 $1,000 Senior. GPA 3.75 on 4.0 scale. Acceptance to a 2- or 4-year accredited university.
 Must have one extra curricular school sponsored activity. 3 letters of recommendation from teacher, coach, principal.  One page essay
Application materials (no application)must be mailed to address at web site.  Go to:
 
 04/24/15 Evelyn Frensley Scholarship for Outstanding Achievement in Science or Mathematics
 $2,000 Junior. See your counselor for nomination. Only one candidate per school.
 Nomination form. Resume. Transcript. SAT/ACT scores. 300 word essay about plans for college and future career. 500 word or less description of a project or activity that best demonstrates ability and interest in science or math.
For nomination form/application and submission instructions go to: 
 
 05/01/15 PHCC Scholarship
 $1000-$5000 Senior. US citizen. Resident of Texas. Minimum 12 credit hours.
 Attend an accredited 2 or 4  year community college, technical college or trade school with a major directly related to plumbing-heating-cooling profession.
 For all requirements, application and submission instructions go to:
 
 05/01/15 Texas Nursery & Landscape Association
 $1,000 Senior. Texas resident. Major in horticulture, business or related field, intend to enter horticulture field
 Official transcript. 2 letters of recommendation (see website for details)
 Application available on line. Must be postmarked no later than 5/1/15.  See website for address.
 
 05/01/15 Nordstrom Scholarship
 $10,000 Junior. Minimum GPA 2.7. Apply for financial assistance (FAFSA). Community and volunteer activities. Attend 4 year college or university in U.S.
 Criteria: academic achievement and potential.  School activities. Leadership. Employment. Awards/honors. Financial need
 
Apply online.  Application must be completed and submitted online by 5:00 p.m. on 5/1/15.
 
 05/06/15 Grand Slam for Youth Baseball Scholarship
 Varies Senior. Reside in Greater Houston area. Evidence of admission to college/university.
 2 adult recommendations. Participated in an organized youth baseball or softball program
 For application, criteria and submission instructions:
 
 05/29/15  
 Asian American Architects and Engineers foundation
 Varies Graduating Senior. US citizen or US permanent resident. Member of AAa/e(see website)
 Involvement or service in community. Personal statement. 2 letters of recommendation.
 For all details and submissions instructions:
 
 05/31/15 Al's Formal Wear
 $1000 Senior. Attend college/university Fall 2015. Essay.
 Letters of recommendation. Transcript.
 For application, rules and directions for submission go to:
 
 05/31/15 Positive Coaching Alliance Triple Impact Competitor Scholarship
 $1000-$2000 Junior(class of 2016). Minimum GPA 2.5. U.S. citizen. Participant in individual or team sport sponsored by school or local club
 Complete application, one letter of recommendation from athletic director, teacher, counselor. One testimonial from a coach.
 For additional information and application go to:
 
 05/31/15Tad Nelson Law Scholarship $500Senior seeking a future career in law. Must file your FAFSA (after Jan. 1st) before applying for scholarshipNeed-based scholarship but will not exclude achievement standards. GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale
Online application, log on to:  
 
 06/01/15Athnet Sports Recruiting Scholarship
 $1,000Senior.  Scholarships for many different sports. Must be current or former  high school athlete entering college
400-500 word essay
Funds to be used towards the cost of tuition and books
 Email essay and other required information. See link for more information:
 
 06/26/15 Dennis W. Holder Scholarship Fund
 varies Senior. Child or grandchild, biological or adopted of an active or retired City of Houston Firefighter.
 Accepted into accredited 2 or 4 year school. Community Service. Essay. Transcript.
 For all applicants' requirements and forms to be downloaded and for submission directions go to:
 
 
                  
 


 
 
 

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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