"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:
 
 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
 Leavitt Machinery Scholarship Program
 
NEW
 $500 Resident of United States or Canada. Graduating senior. Expect to enroll in a degree program (2 years in length or greater in the US by Fall, 2015.
 GPA of 3.0 or greater.  Write an essay. For topic go to website.
 For information go to:
 
 05/31/15
 Texas Interscholastic League Foundation
 

 Varies Graduating Senior. Must have competed at the UIL Academic State Meet any year of high school. Must have taken SAT or ACT. Enroll full time in college. Maintain 2.5 college GPA
 High School transcript. SAT/ACT score reports. Letter of recommendation from principal, assistant principal, UIL coach or counselor. Copy of first two pages of guardian's most recent IRS 1040 form
 For complete directions and details go to online website.  Must apply online at:
 
 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:  
 
 06/01/15
 Odenza Vacations College Scholarship
 
NEW
 $500 Graduating Senior. GPA 2.5 or greater. U.S. resident
 Submit answer to essay question found on application
 Online application:
 
 06/01/15
 Animation Career Review
 
NEW
 $1,000Scholarship is limited to high school seniors who intend to pursue an animation related field at an accredited post-secondary school or college
 Has a passion and drive for an animation and/or design related career
 Online application:
 
 06/01/15
 Lamps Scholarship Essay Contest
 

$1,000
 Graduating Senior.
500-1000 word essay
 Topic of essay and requirements are on website
 For submission directions go to:
 
 06/01/15
 RevZilla Design Scholarship
 

 $1,000 Graduating Senior. Create a new t-shirt desire for the ZLA army. 
 For directions on design requirements and submission of design go to website.
 For design and submission directions to to website:
 
 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:
 
 06/15/15
 Global Lift Equipment Scholarship
 

 $500 Senior. Resident of U.S. or Canada.  Minimum GPA 2.5. Must plan to attend college or university in the U.S.
 Must write short story.  Go to website for further details.
 Apply online at:
 
 06/15/15
 Abbott & Fenner Scholarship
 
NEW
 $1,000Juniors and Seniors eligible
 Write one essay on topic given on website
 Online application and information at:
 
 06/15/15  
 American Veterans of Korea Foundation
 
NEW
 $2,000Graduating Senior. Child, grandchild or great-grandchild of a Veteran of  Korea who is a Regular Member of the Korean War Veterans Association.
 U.S. citizen. College acceptance letter. Pursuing an Associate or Bachelor degree. Minimum GPA of 3.0. Include high school transcript. 300-500 word essay (topic on application)
 Copy of application can be picked up in Office 3003. See Ms. Wilkins. Must be received by scholarship foundation (see address on application) no later than 6/15/15.  To download application and all information to to:
 
 06/19/15
 Big Sun  Scholarships
 

 $10,000
 Graduating Senior.
Student Athlete.
 Essay. Topic on website. Include name and school you are attending.
All essay submissions should be sent to
athleticawards@bigsunathletics.com
 
For more information, go to:
 
 06/26/15
 Bounce Energy "Be More" Scholarship
 
NEW
 $2,500 Graduating Senior. Minimum 3.0 GPA. Copy of transcript.
 Resident going to college in Texas, New York or Pennsylvania.  500 word essay (see website)
 Online application and essay topic:
 
 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:
 
 
 06/30/15
 Delete Cyberbullying Scholarship
 

 $1,000 Graduating Senior. U..S. citizen or permanent resident.  Plan to attend accredited US college or university
 Selection based on written essay and based on creativity, content and commitment to the cause of deleting cyberbullying
 Apply online or print out application and mail to address listed on application:
 
 06/30/15
 Astanza Q-Switched Laser Annual Scholarship
 

 $2,500 Senior. Minimum GPA 3.0.  Enroll in accredited college.
 Go to website to get directions on how to apply.
 Information and application on website:
 
 08/01/15
 Freshman Support Scholarship
 
NEW
 $1,000 Submit same essay you submitted on your college application
 Seniors. U.S. residents. Must attend UTSA, UT Austin, Baylor, Texas A&M, Texas State or Texas Tech.
For complete listing of colleges go  to website.
For all directions and to apply online go to:
 
 09/07/15
 CCA Texas STAR scholarship
 

 $20,000  plus consolation scholarship for $20,000
 Fishing scholarship. Must become a member of CCA for $10. Between dates of 5/23 and 9/7/15, catch the largest speckled trout or largest flounder, gafftop or sheepshead
 Tournament (no cost to enter) information available at link.  Consolation drawing for a $20,000 scholarship for those not winning in their division
 For complete information on tournament and requirements go to:
 
 10/07/15  
 AES Engineering Scholarship
 
NEW
 $500 Graduating Senior 2016. You are not required to take Engineering to be eligible.
 500-1000 word essay. For topic go to website.There is no application packet.
 Submit essay to scholarships@aesengineers.com. Include full name, name of school you are attending and plans for next year.
 
                  
 


 
 
 
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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