||Amount||Requirements||Eligibility|| How to Apply
||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:
||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"
||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|
|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:
|| Asian & Pacific Islander Scholarship Fund
||2,500-15,000|| Be of Asian and or Pacific Islander ethnicity.Be a citizen, national, or legal permanent resident of the United States.
||must enroll in a U.S. accredited college or university in the fall of 2015.A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.7 on a 4.0 scale. One letter of recommendation online.||ONLINE APPLICATION ONLY:http://apiasf.org/scholarship
|| 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:
|11/29/14||Youth Volunteer Scholarship Award||$500
||Over the past two years a student must have completed a minimum of 50 hours of volunteer work.||Over the past two years a student must have maintained a GPA of 3.5 or greater on a 4.0 scale.||
Submit Online: Easy!!
|12/01/14||Civil Rights Defense Fund
||$1000, $600, $200, $100
|| Grades 9-12, enrolled in high school 2014/15
||1000 word essay on what the second amendment means to you
Go to link to down load entry form and address the form and essay should be mailed to.
|12/05/14||Elks Most Valuable Student||Varying amounts ||Seniors. Judged on scholarship, leadership and financial need||Applications must be submitted to the Elks Lodge closest to the student's permanent US address|
Application must be submitted to closest Elks lodge: Liberty, TX No 2019, P.O. Box 852, Liberty TX 77575-0852. Must be received at Elks Lodge no later than 12/5/14
Down load application and information at:
||We the Students Scholarship Essay Contest
|Grades 9 - 12 can compete. Must write an essay. For topic, click on the attached link.
|| must be between the ages of 14 and 19, Apply by 11/15/14 for a possible early submission bonus
Apply on line at:
|12/05/14||Beat the Odds
||$5000||Seniors: 3.0 GPA on 4.0 scale. Enrolled in a Houston area school. U.S. citizen or permanent resident
||Experienced and overcome adversity. Graduate by July 2015. Attend college, university or vocational school Fall 2015.
Download application packet and follow submission directions. Download at:
|12/15/14||Burger King Scholars Program
||$1,000-$50,000||Seniors. Living in the U.S. GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale
||Plan to enroll full-time without interruption for the entire 2015/16 school year at an accredited 2 or 4 year college, university or vocational school
For directions on how to apply on line go to:
|12/15/14 ||AXA Achievement Scholarship ||
52 scholarships each worth $10,000.00 ||To win it takes Ambition & Drive.
Determination to reach goals. Respect for self & community. Ability to succeed in college ||Senior, U.S. citizen.
APPLY EARLY! APPLY NOW!!! Only the first 10,000 applications will be accepted ||Online Application Only, log on to:
|12/18/14 ||Young Entrepreneur Award||$1,000 applied to tuition and fees||Seniors: Must own and operate his/her own small business.||Must enter freshman year at an accredited two- or four-year university, college, vocational or technical institute|
Apply online at:
|12/18/14||Foot Locker Scholar Athletes Program||20 recipients will receive $20,000||SENIORS: entering a four year school for an undergraduate degree in Fall 2015.||Currently involved in high school sports, intramural sports or community based sports Minimum GPA of 3.0. U.S. Citizen or permanent legal resident. Highly motivated, honest, trustworthy, strong and courageous||Apply online at: https://footlockerscholarathletes.com/|
|12/19/14||MST Foundation Scholarship|| $2000 ||Seniors. Must have taken SAT/ACT test. Local Scholarship! Only competing with Humble ISD students||Must submit SAT/ACT scores, transcript, 2 letters of recommendation||Print out application at link below and follow directions to submit all information: http://fs11.formsite.com/HumbleISDFoundation/MSTFoundation/index.html|
|12/31/14||Irma Gesche Scholarship||$1,000||Texas resident, to attend any accredited 2 or 4 year college/university|| Based on academic ability, community service, personal development and financial need. |
Completed application along with a high school transcript, typed letter with goals as a result of education and 3 letters of reference.
For application write to: Irma Gesche Scholarship Committee, c/o Rebekah Assembly of Texas, 16400 KC Road 4060, Scurry,Texas 75158
|01/01/15||Free Speech Essay Contest||$10,000|| JUNIORS & SENIORS!! ||U .S. citizens or perm. residents. 8 Scholarships available Essay on provided Topic SUPER EASY!!||To see the Topic & application, log on to: http://www.thefire.org/student-network/essay-contest/|
|01/08/15||GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program||$10,000||Seniors, GPA 3.0, citizen of the United States, demonstrate financial need. Attributes of leadership integrity, ambition||Enroll in full time undergraduate course toward a Bachelor's degree. See your counselor for a nomination.||Apply online at: http://www.reaganfoundation.org/GE-RFScholarships.aspx|
|01/09/15||Houston Endowment/Jesse Jones ||$16,000||2 Senior HHS students are guaranteed to win ||academic achievement, economic need, leadership, community service|
One of our BEST Scholarships!Apply online:
| 01/09/15 ||Texas Engineering Foundation||Various scholarships totaling $75,000|
Senior, US citizen, GPA 3.0 or better, entering college Fall 2015, SAT Math 600 +, CR 550+, Writing 500+
or ACT 29+ in Math and 35+ in English.
| 2 letters of recommendation, high school teachers preferred, transcript. Must enroll in ABET accredited engineering program||Applications to be mailed to Megan Siercks, 9110 Stoney Lake Drive, Houston, TX 77064. Applications available in the Registrar's Office.|
|01/14/15||Gates Millennium Scholars|| Varies ||Seniors. U.S.citizen or permanent resident. 1000 scholarships per year. GPA of 3.3 or better.||Enroll for first time in US accredited college or university in Fall 2015 full time Must meet Federal Pell Grant eligibility criteria, submit FAFSA. Must be African-American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian & Pacific Islander American or Hispanic American||Must apply Online at: http://scholarships.uncf.org/Program/Details/2bfd8f53-40aa-4705-9f8b-d92d972e59df |
|01/15/2015||Dell Scholars Program ||Varying amounts||Senior. Must be Avid student in 11th and 12th grades. U.S. citizen or legal resident.GPA 2.4 or above. || Need based, eligible for Pell Grant. Enroll full time in a bachelor's degree program. |
Apply on line at:
|01/15/15||Washington Crossing Foundation|| $500 to $5,000||Seniors. U.S. citizen. Planning career in government service.||Completed, self-designed cover page serves as the application form Essay required. See your counselor for a recommendation|
All applications with accompanying paperwork must be sent to:
Katharine Hutton Tweedy, Volunteer Board of Trustees
The Washington Crossing Foundation
P.O. Box 503
Levittown, PA 19058-0503
For detailed application information go to:
|01/15/15||SAE Engineering Scholarships|| Varying Amounts||Seniors pursuing a degree in engineering. Must have received SAT/ACT scores by deadline. All applications must be typed||Several different scholarships offered, check the website for requirement details Must submit official transcript .|
Begin application process on line at:
|01/19/15||Holocaust Museum Houston Yom HaShoah Scholarship||$500||Seniors. Must attend a 2- or 4-year college or university Fall 2015 See your counselor for a nomination letter.||Must write an essay on the importance of remembering the Holocaust today||Download application forms at: http://www.hmh.org/ed_contests.shtml|
|01/20/15||RMHC U.S. Scholarships ||$1000 min., 4 types of scholarships|| 2.7 minimum GPA. Senior. Plan to attend an accredited nonprofit college/university or technical school ||Legal Resident. Reside within geographical boundaries of a participating chapter||Apply online: http://www.rmhc.org/rmhc-us-scholarships |
|01/23/15||U of Houston Frontier Fiesta Scholarship||$1,000||Senior. Must attend U of Houston Fall 2015. || Essay. Letters of recommendation. Official transcript. |
For application and all requirements go to link:
|01/31/15|| Texas Student Housing Scholarship||$2,500|
Seniors attending college in Austin, College Station and Denton, Texas.
| Off campus housing. Must not have signed a housing lease with a TSH facility managed by Asset Campus Housing|
For guidelines and application go to:
|01/31/15|| Carr P. Collins Scholarship||$4,950|| Unconditionally admitted to Baylor University. Top 25% of graduating class. Resume of accomplishments.||Minimal score of 1250 on SAT or 28 on ACT. Resident of Texas. Essay. Nomination from teacher or principal|
See link for application and mailing address for required documents:
|02/01/2015|| GSAAC Buffalo Soldiers Scholarship||$1,000|| Senior. U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Demonstrate academic achievement, leadership, community service, financial need|| 2 letters of recommendation. Essay on the history of the Buffalo Soldier(3-5 pages with bibliography)|
For complete list of application requirements and application go to:
|02/01/15||AXA Achievement Community Scholarship||$2,500||Senior. US citizen. Demonstrate drive and ambition||Enroll full-time in an accredited 2- or 4-year college or university in the United States for entire 2015/16 academic year||Apply online at: https://us.axa.com/axa-foundation/community-scholarships.html|
|02/15/2015||Rise Scholarship Foundation||$2500||Senior. Applying for college for the Fall 2015. U.S. citizen. GPA of 2.5 or higher||Have a documented learning disability and/or an ASD diagnosis. Letter of reference from a teacher, high school. Proof of registration to accepted college|
For details and address to mail application go to:
|Varies per school||Senior. GPA 3.5 minimum. Essay required. Deadline varies per school.|| Must be accepted at: Clarkson, Drexel, Johnson & Wales, Merrimack or SUNY Oswego for 2015/16 academic year.|
Online application at:
|02/15/15||The Jackie Robinson Foundation|| $24,000 for four years||Graduating minority high school senior. Attend accredited 4 year institution. Leadership potential. Dedication to community service||Evidence of financial need. U.S. citizen. Minimum SAT score 1,000 combined on math and critical reading or composite ACT of 21. 4 essay questions, |
Apply online at:
See link for all application requirements
|02/18/15||Create-A-Greeting-Card Scholarship||$10,000|| Must be 14 years old or above, enrolled in high school, college or university||Online application must include an original work of art or photograph. See website for additional information|
Apply online at:
See link for complete application components
|02/20/15|| Vegetarian Resource Group Scholarship|
| Senior. Promote vegetarianism in school. Show compassion, courage and strong commitment to promoting a peaceful world through vegetarianism|| Essay. Letters of recommendation.|
Download application. See application and attachments to address found on link. Must be postmarked by 2/20/15.
|02/20/15||George and Mary Josephine Hamman Foundation||70 scholarships to Houston area high school seniors, $16,000 disbursed over 4 years ||Houston area high school seniors who attend school or are home schooled.||Must be citizen of U.S. Based on academics and financial need. Minimum SAT score of 1000 on Math and Critical Thinking combined and/or ACT composite score of 21|
One of our best Local Scholarships!
|02/23/15||Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Opportunity Scholarship||$18,000||Senior. U.S. citizen. Texas resident. Top 1/2 of graduating class. Minimum 1300 on SAT or 18 on ACT. Must complete FAFSA||Pass all necessary standardized tests for graduation. Made formal application to enroll in accredited, not for profit Texas college leading to a bachelor's degree|
For details and to complete on line application go to:
|02/23/15||Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Metropolitan Scholarship||$18,000||1 guaranteed scholarship for a HHS senior. U.S. citizen. Texas resident. Top 1/4 of graduating class. Minimum 1350 on SAT or 19 ACT. Must attend not for profit Texas college or university.|| Must complete FAFSA. Complete and pass all necessary standardized tests for graduation. Demonstrate academic potential and financial need. |
For more information and on line application go to:
|03/01/15||Texas 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||Commit For Life Creative Scholarship||$1,000||Senior (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/|
|03/31/15||Mahindra Texas Pride Scholarship||$1,000||27 scholarships awarded. Must have completed at least 3 credits in two or more Career and Technology courses||Must complete an essay. Go to web site for eligibility ||Download application at: http://www.ctat.org/awards-and-scholarships/student-scholarships-application/
|04/10/15||Italian Cultural & Community Center Scholarship||$1,000||Seniors. 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.
|04/15/14||Rebekah 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:
|05/31/15||Tad Nelson Law Scholarship||$500||Senior seeking a future career in law. Must file your FAFSA (after Jan. 1st) before applying for scholarship||Need-based scholarship but will not exclude achievement standards. GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale||Online application, log on to: http://tadnelsonlaw.com/scholarship-application/|
|06/01/15||Athnet Sports Recruiting Scholarship||$1,000||Senior. 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:
|Special Circumstance Scholarships |
Basis of Eligibility
How to Apply
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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