||How to Apply
||Shout It Out Scholarship
||Legal Resident. See additional requirements at the link below
||13 years or older
||Wendy's High School Heisman
||The first 1,000 successful completed applications receive a $10 Wendy's gift card
||Exhibit excellence in the classroom, on the playing field and in the community. Apply at the link below. Also must receive a referral from a coach, teacher or administrator and the referral application is on the web site also.
||Senior, 2016. Minimum GPA 3.0 during grades 9, 10 and 11. Participate in one of Wendy's recognized sports (see web site)Participate in Volunteer service, community involvement or leadership at school/community
||AES Engineering Scholarship
||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.
||The Women's Energy Network of Houston
||Official transcript emailed from school representative, essay (see topic on link), letter of reference from a high school or community leader (see email address on link). Proof of registration must be presented to WEN's scholarship panel prior to disbursement of funds.
||Senior. Female. Exemplary academic record. Demonstrate leadership potential. Plan to attend an accredited four year university in Fall 2016.
||Make the U (Haz La U)
||$1,000 to $3,500
||Planning to enroll in college in the Fall 2016. Willing to travel at own cost to the regional awards ceremony.
||Senior. Graduate Spring of 2016. Hispanic/Latino descent (at least one parent) Minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale
||University of Texas-Austin/Texas Advance Scholarship-Presidential Scholars Program
||Submit completed application for admission by 10/15. Submit FAFSA by 03/15/16. Deadline of 10/15 for priority consideration or 12/01/15 for funds available.
||Based on family income. Consideration based on academic performance and involvement outside the classroom.
||NFAA young ARTS Program
||$500 (shared with other winners)
||15 to 18 or in 10th-12th grades, must have talent for dance, jazz, film and video, music,photography, theater, visual arts, voice or writing
||Check the link for further information.
||Reliant Energy Scholarship for Champions
||Be a full time high school student scheduled to graduate in Spring 2016. Minimum GPA 3.0. Plan to enroll in college in fall of 2016 to pursue a college degree. Participated in a varsity sport between 8/1/14 and now.
||Student must be nominated by an administrator, coach or teacher using the link below to submit nomination.
||Dr Pepper Tuition Giveaway
||Must be 18 or older by December 5, 2015. Must NOT be enrolled and active in NCAA collegiate athletics
||U.S. legal resident. Must create a 1 minute video in English. More details on how to construct your video are in the 2015 Official Rules page on the website.
||Horatio Algers Scholarship Programs
||Varies by scholarship
||Must be a senior with a 2.0/4.0 or higher; critical financial need
||Must be involved in your school and community. U.S. Citizen
||Must be a Senior with a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale.
||Must pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. University
||Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship
||Submit an online short written response (250 words or less) for the question listed on the link below.
||13 years of age or older at the time of application. Legal resident of the 50 United States or District of Columbia. Enroll no later than the fall of 2021 in an accredited post secondary school
||Ron Brown Scholarship
||Must excel academically. Demonstrate excellent leadership skills. Participate in community service. Demonstrate financial Need.
||High School student at the time of application.Must be Black/African American. Be a US citizen or hold a permanent resident visa card.
||Chinese Professional Club
||$2,000 and up
||Complete application form. Official transcript. Academic honors, awards and scholarships. Extra curricular activities. Two letters of recommendation. One essay (see website for topic)
||Be a student of Chinese descent (minimum 1/4) Resident of Greater Houston Metropolitan Area, enrolled in accredited high school, plan to graduate in fall 2016
||High School Aerospace Scholars
||Opportunity to work 6 days with NASA mentors planning a mission to Mars
||Committed to a one-year relationship with NASA. Able to access the internet and email (at home, school, public library) Virtual chats with NASA engineers and scientists
||JUNIOR. U.S. Citizen. Interested and excited about space and science.
||NASA Aerospace Scholars
||Online distant learning with NASA engineers,
summer experience at Johnson Space Center with NASA engineers and scientists
||Able to access the internet and email. Interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics related to major or career.
||U.S. citizen. Texas high school JUNIOR. Committed to a one year relationshp with NASA.
||Prudential Spirit of Community Award
||$1000 and a trip to Washington, D.C.
||Must be involved in volunteer activities. See web site for "certification" requirements.
||5th through 12th grade. Legal U.S. resident
||The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program
||Graduate from US high school Spring 2016.
Enroll in four year college beginning Fall 2016
Demonstrate significant unmet financial need (family income up to $95,000).
||GPA 3.5 or above
SAT combined critical reading and math score of 1200 or above and/or ACT composite score of 26 or above.
||Joe Foss Institute "Adopt A Veteran" essay scholarship
||$1,000, $2,500, $5,000
||Essay 1500-2000 words. See website for all guidelines and requirements.
||U.S. citizen. 11th or 12th grade student.
||Youth Volunteer Scholarship Award
||Essay, see link below for topic and rules.
||50 hours of volunteer work over the last 2 years. GPA 3.5 or greater over last 2 years.Under the age of 21.
||The Elks Most Valuable Student Competition
||$1,000 to $12,500 per year
||Judged on Scholarship, leadership and financial need. Application must be submitted to the Elks Lodge nearest to the applicant's home. See website.
||High School Senior. Citizen. Male and female students compete separately.
||Wabash CannonBall Houston Scholarship
||Senior who plans to attend Kansas State University. Must be admitted to Kansas State University and completed a general scholarship application by 11/1
||Minimum GPA 3.25. Complete online Wabash CannonBall Houston scholarship application by Dec. 1, 2015.
||The Children's Defense Fund Beat the Odds Scholarship
||Application form, educator recommendation, community member recommendation and high school transcript. All forms must be completed using a computer. See website for submission instructions
||Experienced and overcome adversity such as poverty, disability, homelessness or abuse; demonstrated a commitment to community service/volunteerism, minimum 3.0 GPA, Senior graduating spring 2016, U.S. citizen or permanent resident, attend college, university or vocational school by Fall 2016
||AXA Achievement Scholarship
||Ambition and drive
Determination to set and reach goals
Respect for self, family and community
Ability to succeed in college
||U.S. citizen or legal resident
Plan to enroll in 2 or 4 year accredited college or university fall time for 2016/17.
Demonstrate ambition and self drive in school, community or work-related activities
||Foot Locker Scholar Athletes Program
||Embody good sportsmanship, strong moral character; confident and enthusiastic leadership; academic excellence; diverse background, honest; trustworthy
||Entering college Fall 2016 at 4 year college or university for undergraduate degree; currently involved in high school sports, intramural sports or community-based sports, Min GPA 3.l0 US citizen or legal resident