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Scholarships Currently Available

Deadline Scholarship Amount Requirements Eligibility How to Apply
09/30/16 Shout It Out $1,500 All grades can participate, as long as student is 13 years of ago or older Using this link will also put you in touch with 12 other scholarships to try (scroll to bottom right of page to see) https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/shout-it-out-scholarship
10/02/16 Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards $3,000 Senior planning to enroll in college Fall 2017, identify as Hispanic/Latino with at least one parent identifying as Hispanic or Latino, U.S. citizen or Perm. Res under DACA GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale http://hispanicheritage.org/programs/leadership/
10/03/16 Wendy's High School Heisman $1,000 The first 1,000 Seniors to apply receive a $10 Wendy's gift card. Must participate in a sport sponsored by HHS. Be a leader in school, in your community and be known as a role model for underclassman both on and off the field GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale https://www.wendyshighschoolheisman.com/application/are-you-eligible/
10/14/16 Reliant Scholarship for Champions varying amounts Must have participated in a varsity sport between August 1, 2015 and present. MUST be nominated by a Coach or teacher. Nominee must conduct themselves in an ethical manner on and off the field or court. Must be involved in volunteering and leadership. GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale. Senior graduating Spring 2017 http://scholarship.myreliantenergy.com/nomination-criteria/
10/14/16 Women's Energy Network of Houston $2,000 Female, high school senior from Houston area with exemplary academic record, demonstrated leadership potential. Must start a 4 year University program in Fall 2017 must pursue a career in the Energy field https://www.womensenergynetwork.org/houston/community-initiatives/scholarships/
10/15/16 Haz La U $2,000 Academic excellence, dedication to community service, leadership in your community & school - Senior of Hispanic heritage http://www.colgate.com/app/Colgate/US/Corp/CommunityPrograms/Haz-La-U.cvsp
10/15/16 Nascar College Scholarship $10,000 - $2,500. Make a 90 second video demonstrating 1 technology used in NASCAR, the issue it resolved & how STEM professionals came to design it http://chevyscholarship.nascardiversity.com/home/PostForm
10/15/16 Texas Advance $20,000.00 For attendance at Univ of TX-Austin only. Application for Admission must be submitted before October 15. Award based on family income, academic performance & involvement outside of school Must be accepted by UT-A to qualify for scholarship http://admissions.utexas.edu/afford/scholarships/texas-advance
10/25/16 Horatio Alger National Program $25,000 (106 to be awarded) Senior who has faced and overcame obstacles in your childhood, must enter college 2017, critical financial need ($55,000 family income or less) be involved in school & community activities, displays integrity & perseverance, U.S. citizen GPA of 2.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale http://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships
10/26/16 Disney Dreamers Academy $3,600 + trip to Fla GRADES 9-12 CAN APPLY! Do you possess a strong moral character, positive attitude & persistence? Must be intellectually curious with compassion, courage & leadership strength. must be between ages of 13-19 https://www.disneydreamersacademy.com/be-a-dreamer/apply/
10/26/16 Texas High School Aerospace Scholar one year internship with NASA 11th grade high school JUNIORS ONLY!! Interested & excited about STEM, interested in a one year relationship with NASA, including a 6 days onsite summer experience U.S. citizen, Texas resident http://nas.okstate.edu/has/faq/
10/31/16 Coca-Cola Scholars $20,000.00 Senior who has history of leading & serving in school & community.Must pursue a degree at University following graduation 2017 GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or higher at the end of your Junior year http://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/applicants/
10/31/16 Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship $2,000. ALL GRADES CAN APPLY! Must be at least 13 years old. Legal resident of U.S. Must enroll in college the year of your high school graduation. Essay of 250 words or less, click on link for topic https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/zombie-apocalypse-scholarship
11/01/16 Ron Brown Scholar Program $40,0000.00 Seniors who excels academically, shows exceptional leadership by making an impact on their school & community through service to others. Must identify as Black/African American, able to show financial need U.S. citizen or perm. resident https://www.ronbrown.org/Media/Default/MediaGalleries/ApplicationPDFs/2015_Ron_Brown_Scholarship_Application.pdf
11/04/16 Chinese Professional Club $1,000 Senior of Chinese descent (min 1/4) who resides in the Greater Houston Metro area, begin college in Fall 2017. Must have a financial need must supply your SAT or ACT scores. 2 letters of recommendation. http://cpchouston.net/
11/08/2016 Prudential Spirit of Community $1,000 GRADES 9-12 CAN APPLY! Are you a student who is making a difference through Volunteering? Must have initiated the activity or exhibited exceptional leadership while volunteering. Follow all directions online but turn in copy of application to Ms Francis before Nov. 8 http://www.spirit.prudential.com
11/18/16 Woman Divers Scholarships & Training Grants $1,500. Female who is a certified scuba diver, senior who will attend college in the field of journalism, graphic arts, or photography to better serve the ocean environment. Must also be a scuba diver http://www.wdhof.org/scholarships/scholarships.shtml
11/29/16 Youth Volunteer Scholarship $500. ANY GRADES CAN APPLY!! Must be under age 21. Must have a minimum of 50 hours OR MORE Volunteer work in the past 2 years GPA of 3.5 or higher must have been maintained for the last 2 years http://www.bbgcommunicationsservices.com/corporateaccount/article/2.php
11/30/16 Elks National Foundation $4,000 U.S. citizen. Senior with leadership skills, academic achievements, community involvement. All income levels are encouraged to apply http://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/mvsFAQ.cfm
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 yourself Graduating Senior 2017 http://www.massagetherapyschoolsinformation.com/massage-therapy-school-scholarship/
12/01/16 Texas Exes Scholarships $2,000 Must apply & be accepted to UT-Austin for Fall 2017 http://scholarships.texasexes.org/scholarships/how-to-apply/
12/01/16 Wabash CannonBall Houston Scholarship $5,000 Senior living in Harris Co. MUST BE ADMITTED to Kansas State U by November 1st GPA of 3.25 or higher on a 4.0 scale, showing on your current transcript http://www.k-state.com/futurek-staters/scholarships/wabashhouston.php
12/09/16 Children's Defense Fund Texas $5,000 + laptop Senior who has Overcome adversity (such as poverty, disability, homelessness, abuse for example), committed t ocommunity service & leadership U.S. citizen or perm. res. GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale http://www.cdftexas.org/programs/bto-pages/
12/1/16 Boston University "Trustee Scholarship" Full ride (20 awards) Must have a 4.0/4.0 scale and rank in the Top 5% to 10% in your senior class. Must apply to BU and be accepted before 12/1/16 http://www.bu.edu/admissions/apply/tuition-aid-scholarships/scholarships/trustee/apply/
12/15/16 AXA Achievement $2,500. Senior who demonstrates ambition & self-motivation with outstanding achievement in school, volunteer & work activities. U.S. citizen or legal resident https://us.axa.com/axa-foundation/AXA-achievement-scholarship.html

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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