"Education costs money, but then, so does ignorance." ..Sir Claus Moser

Scholarships are for SENIORS unless otherwise noted

Scholarships Currently Available

Deadline Scholarship Amount Requirements Eligibility How to Apply
2016-06/15 Global Lift Equipment Scholarship $500 Plan to attend a college/university Fall 2016. Submit a short story. Detailed instructions are found on the application page. U.S. resident. Minimum GPA 2.5. Graduating Senior spring 2016. http://www.usedforkliftsutah.com/forklifts/2872/daewoo_forklifts_utah.php
2016-06/17 BigSun Scholarship $500 Short essay (500-1,000 words) answering the questions posted on the website link listed. All essay submissions should be sent to athleticawards@bigsunathletics.com Must be a student athlete. Graduating senior. Plan to enroll in post-secondary institution. http://www.bigsunathletics.com/
2016-06/24 Dennis W. Holder Scholarship Fund Varies Attend an accredited college, university or technical training school. Picture. Community service. 3k0o0 word essay (see application for topic) Transcript. Acceptance letter from college. Graduating senior Spring 2016. Children or grandchildren of active City of Houston firefighters or members who received or are currently receiving pension benefits from the Houston Firefighters' Relief & Retirement Fund. http://www.holderscholarship.org/index.php/faq-and-info/scholarship-info
2016-06/30 Astanza Q-Switched Laser Annual Scholarship $2,500 Online application(electronic). Transcript (scanned). Acceptance letter to accredited college/university (scanned). Merit based scholarship. Pursuing education in physics, biology, engineering, medicine, nursing, other natural or applied science field. Graduating Senior, Spring 2016. Minimum GPA of 30 or 4.0 scale. Enroll in accredited college Fall 2016. https://astanzalaser.com/q-switched-laser-annual-scholarship
2016-06/30 Delete Cyberbullying $1,000 Plan on attending an accredited US college or university. Written essay(see topic on website). Complete online application or print out application and mail it to address on website. Graduating senior Spring 2016. U.S. citizen or permanent resident. http://www.deletecyberbullying.org/scholarship/
2016-08/19 Michael CaoMy Nguyen Scholarship $1,000 Proof of U.S. Citizenship or legal U.S. residency. Proof of identity. APPLICATION FOR ONLINE REGISTRATION WILL BE AVAILABLE ON 5/30/16. Must be currently enrolled in college Fall 2016. Minimum GPA 2.0 on a 4.0 scale. http://vnteamwork.org/michael-caomy-nguyen-scholarship/
2016-09/01 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, Spring 2016. https://www.apartmentlist.com/scholarship
2016-11/30 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, Spring 2016 http://www.massagetherapyschoolsinformation.com/massage-therapy-school-scholarship/
2016-12/30 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 Spring 2016. http://hildasibrian.com/en/scholarship-terms-and-conditions/
Varies African-American Scholarship Directory Varies by scholarship Must have at least one parent who identifies as Black or African-American http://hbculifestyle.com/101-minority-scholarships/
Varies American Legion Varies by scholarship Varies by scholarship Varies by scholarship http://www.legion.org/scholarships
Varies Art Institute of Houston Varies by scholarship Varies by scholarship Varies by scholarship http://www.artinstitutes.edu/houston/financialaid/scholarshipscompetitions.aspx
Varies Asian Pacific Fund (11 scholarship programs) Varies See individual scholarships for their requirements. Go to link for all available scholarships. Graduating Senior, Spring 2016 http://asianpacificfund.org/what-we-do/scholarships/
Varies Asian Pacific Islander Scholarship Information Varies by scholarship http://apiasf.org
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 Latino Scholarship Directory Varies by scholarship Must have at least one parent who identifies as Hispanic or Latino http://www.latinocollegedollars.org
Varies Native American Scholarship Varies by scholarship http://www.collegefund.org/students_and_alumni/content/scholarships
Varies Scholarship Directory by Subject Varies by scholarship Varies by scholarship http://www.everychanceeverytexan.org/funding/aid/faidsubj.php
Varies The Terry Foundation Varies School specific to a Terry-affiliated college or university, full time entering freshman Fall 2016, committed to residing on campus the first year Demonstrate financial need, complete FAFSA, record of leadership in school and community, strong academic ability, SAT/ACT, U.S. and Texas resident, citizen, nomination by one of the 13 Terry-affiliated Texas public universities. http://www.terryfoundation.org/PublicSite/home/scholarships/qualifications
Varies UTI Institute Scholarship for Trade Schools Varies by scholarship Varies by scholarship http://www.uti.edu/student-services/scholarships#tabbed-nav=search

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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