||How to Apply
||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.
||Live Brighter Scholarship/Direct Energy
||Create a 60-120 second video. For directions, go to link.
||Registered high school student. Minimum GPA 3.0. Copy of transcript. 50 word essay introducing your video.
||NRA Civil Rights Defense Fund
||1000 word essay, typed preferred. Statement from teacher or parent certifying that the essay is the student's work. For topic, go to link below.
||Science Ambassador Scholarship
||Full Tuition for up to 4 yearsz.
||Seek an undergraduate degree in science, engineering or math. Submit a public video of yourself to YouTube explaining a topic in science you are passionate about, 3 minutes in length. Deliver a mini-lecture, not a personal statement. See website for additional information.
||Senior. Female. U.S. citizen or permanent resident
||Texas Exes Scholarships
||Varies per scholarship
||SENIOR. Plan to attend University of Texas Austin. Apply for admission to UT-Austin.
||Complete the general application and you wil automatically apply to all scholarships for which you qualify.
||Texas PTA High School senior Scholarship Application
||Complete online application. 300 word essay (see link for topic, one-page resume, copy of high school transcript, 2 letters of recommendation. (see link)
||Graduating senior from Texas school, Member of PTA, plan to enroll full-time in accredited college or university or technical institute Fall 2016, complete electronic application
||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
||Burger King Scholars
||Live in the U.S. Plan to enroll full-time for the entire 2016-17 academic year at an accredited two or four year college, university or vocational-technical school in the U.S. Must apply online at link below.
||SENIOR. Minimum GPA 3.3. Minimum 25 ACT/1700 SAT. Community service, work experience, school involvement
||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
||The Young Entrepreneur Scholarship
||Applicant must be running their own small business
||SENIOR. Attend an accredited two or four year university, college or vocational/technical institute.
||500-700 word essay addressing what makes you passionate about business along with transcript and resume.
||Email all requested documents plus essay.
||Rebekah Assembly of Texas (Irma Gesche Scholarship
||Attend any accredited two or four year college/university. Based on academic ability, community service, personal development and financial need. Three letters of reference.
||SENIOR. Texas resident. Submit a completed application, high school transcript, typed letter outlining expected goals to be reached as a result of further education.
||Request application from: Irma Gesche Scholarship Committee, c/o Rebekah Assembly of Texas, 16400 KC Road 4060, Scurry TX 75158
||Ronald Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program
||Demonstrate at school, at the workplace, and within the community attributes of leadership, drive, integrity and citizenship. Nominated by eligible community leader (high school principal, elected official, etc.)
||SENIOR. U.S. citizen. Demonstrate financial need. Minimum GPA 3.0. See Link below.
||Texas Engineering Foundation
||Be a U.S. citizen. Enroll in an ABET accredited engineering program (go to abet.org for list of schools). Awarded to students studying to be come engineers.
||SENIOR. Minimum 3.0 GPA. U.S. citizen. On SAT, minimum 600 Math, 550 critical reading and 500 writing. ACT 29 in Math and 25 in English. See website for submission directions. Send all paperwork to Megan Siercks, 9110 Stoney Lake Dr., Houston, TX 77064
||Gates Millennium Scholars Program
||Minimum GPA of 3.3. Demonstrate leadership abilities through participation in community service, extra curricular or other activities. Meet Federal Pell Grant eligibility. Enroll full time in an accredited U.S. college or university
||Be African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian American/Pacific Islander or Hispanic American. Be a citizen, legal permanent resident or national of the United States
||Dell Scholars Program
||Transcript. FAFSA. Online recommendations. Must demonstrate financial need (seen on FAFSA). Application must be completed online. Enrolled in AVID program.
Enroll full time in a bachelor's degree program.
||SENIOR. Minimum GPA 2.4 on 4.0 scale. U.S. citizen or have immigration residency status.
||Varies by scholarship
||Plan to study engineering and related sciences. Refer to criteria on each scholarship page to determine eligibility. Current official transcript. Uploaded with online application. Must have taken SAT and score submitted with application.
||SENIOR. Check individual scholarships for eligibility requirements.
||Tom Joyner Foundation Full Ride Scholarship
||Full Tuition and stipends for up to 10 semesters
||Must apply and be accepted to a historically black college/university by 7/1/16. Demonstrated leadership abilities. Community service. Apply on line.
||U.S. citizen. Graduating Senior. Minimum GPA 3.5. Minimum SAT 2100 (combined math ssay and verbal scores) or ACT 30. Transcripts.
||Washington Cross Foundation Scholarship
||One page essay (see website for topic). Plan career in government service. Letter of recommendation. Transcript. SAT/ACT test score. See website for details and submission requirements
||SENIOR. U.S. citizen.
||C-Span's Student Cam 2016
||Produce a 5-7 minute video documentary. For topic go to the link below. Upload entry form and video directly online at link below.
||Students in grades 6-12.
||RMHC U. S. Scholarships-Ronald McDonald House Charities
||Apply online at the link below. Attend a two or four year college, university or vocational/a\technical school.
||SENIOR. Legal U.S. resident. Less than 21 years of age. Minimum 2.7 GPA.
||Holocaust Museum Houston Yom HaShoah Scholarship
||See counselor for a nomination. (see link for requirement of nomination letter). Student must submit 500-1000 word essay (see link for topic). For submission instructions, see link.
||Senior. Plan to attend a 2 or 4 year college/university in Fall 2016. Must be available to attend the Yom HaShoah commemoration service 5/1/16.