• Tips for successful scholarship applications 

    Number One:  Follow instructions very carefully and submit well before the deadline. 

    Number Two:  Do your research; use the links below to learn everything you can about the scholarship and the sponsors.

     

    Special Notes

    Transcripts:   Request official transcripts from the registrar's office; allow the minimum of 2 weeks for processing.  Transcripts for out of state and private colleges must be mailed and can take 3-5 days to get through the postage process.

    Letters of Recommendation:  Ask early for your letter. Provide your resume or more information about yourself and instructions for the letter. If the letter of recommendation is to be sent directly, then provide an addressed envelope and stamp.

    Transferring Credits: The Texas Common Course Numbering System has hundreds of Texas colleges/universities to see how many of your credits will transfer from high school to your specific college. Website: http://www.tccns.org/matrix.aspx 

     
    Free Scholarship Searches
     
    Are you the child/ grandchild of a Veteran? If so there may be funds available for your education! Please click HERE for more information. 
     Varsity Tutors Scholarship Contest 

    Varsity Tutors holds a monthly $1,000 college scholarship contest where students must write an essay in response to a monthly prompt. Visitors to the Varsity Tutors scholarship webpage are able to vote via social media for submitted entries. The top five entries with the most votes are reviewed by Varsity Tutors at the end of the month and one winner is subsequently chosen to receive the $1,000 college scholarship. Interested students can enter the contest here: http://www.varsitytutors.com/college-scholarship

     

    Oaks Elementary is offering a scholarship for graduating seniors. For more information please click HERE.

     

    TMS will be hosting a breakfast for graduating seniors who attended TMS. There is also a $500.00 scholarship available. For more information please visit the TMS website or check the monitors in the FLEX area.

     
     

     Have you heard that Humble ISD has great scholarships?

          If not, click HERE to see all the great scholarship   

    opportunities!! There are QUEST ONLY scholarships!!!!!!!!!

     
     
    SCHOLARSHIPS CURRENTLY AVAILABLE  
     
     
     
    02/14/19 Bill of Rights Institute $1,250 Students in public or home school, grades 8 - 12 between ages of 14 to 19 can participate. Must be a U.S.citizen or legal resident https://billofrightsinstitute.org/engage/students-programs-events/scholarship/?utm_source=NEWSLETTER&utm_medium=EMAIL&utm_campaign=GENERAL&utm_term=GENERIC
    02/15/19 Daughters of the American Revolution various amounts 20 scholarships listed Senior who will attend college Fall 2019. Academically in the Top 10%, but each Scholarship varies slightly. Read each carefully. Financial need https://www.dar.org/national-society/scholarships/specific-scholarships-0
    02/15/19 George & Mary Hamman Foundation $20,000 70 AWARDS! Good LOCAL scholarship, 70 seniors will win; competing in only 8 counties. U.S. citizens only Awards based on academic performance & financial need. http://hammanfoundation.org/scholarship-guidelines/
    02/15/19 Hispanic Scholarship Fund $5,000 Hispanic heritage, U.S. citizen perm legal resident, DACA or other eligible non-citizen as defined by FAFSA. Must have completed your FAFSA already GPA or 3.0 or higher on a 4 scale, must enroll full time in a 4 year program Fall 2019. This link takes you to a first step that will be quick to start. Don't hesitate on this one! https://www.hsf.net/scholarship
    02/15/19 Houston Relocation Scholarship $2,500 Only a select number of ISD's are invited to compete, Humble ISD is included! SENIOR who had to change schools while moving more than 50 miles away; relocation would have had to take place between your 9th and 12th grade year. Must have a 3.0 or higher GPA on a 4.0. Judging based upon academic performance, extra-curricular activities & response on essay prompt. http://www.houstonrelopros.org/page-1458669
    02/15/19 Margaret Shartle White $1,000 LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP!! Seniors, with a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4 scale. Financial need. Have been volunteering in your community. Must have applied to a 2 or 4 year college before the scholarship deadline. 1 letter of recommendation. https://www.humbleisd.net/cms/lib/TX01001414/Centricity/Domain/3331/2019%20Margaret%20Shartle%20White%20Scholarship.pdf
    02/15/19 Texas Exes Scholarship University of Texas @ Austin $2,000 Must already to accepted to attend UT Austin Financial need as shown by your completed FAFSA https://www.texasexes.org/scholarships/how-apply
    02/20/2019 Simon Youth Foundation Community Scholarship $1,500 Senior who lives within a 50 mile radius of a "Simon" property (HHS is eligible from the Galleria) Legal U.S. resident or citizen. Can enroll in a 2 or 4 year college upon graduation. Judging based upon financial need, academic excellence, essay, volunteer activities. Scholarship is renewable for $2,500 for 3 additional years. http://programs.applyists.com/syf/#1532705644108-356cff99-ac84
    02/20/19 Vegetarian Resource Scholarship $5,000 Senior who has promoted vegetarianism in school or community Judges look at your ability to show compassion, courage & a strong commitment to promoting a peaceful world through a vegetarian diet & lifestyle https://www.vrg.org/student/scholar.htm
    02/21/19 Taco Bell Live Mas multiple awards Ages 16-21 can apply. Simply make a 2 minute video telling the story of your life's passion. Just a simple testimonial. Not judged on how well you film. Judging NOT BASED ON GRADES, no GPA to report Film on your phone, computer, tablet, library computer or any MP4 enabled camera. Looking for the next generation of creators, innovators, students who dream of making a difference. https://www.tacobellfoundation.org/live-mas-scholarship/
    02/23/19 Capital Farm Credit Scholarship $1,000 Senior who will study Ag related fields in college (Wildlife, ranch mgmt, ag education, etc). Must currently have a "B" average. Funds can be used at a vocational or trade school, 2 or 4 year college. https://www.humbleisd.net/cms/lib/TX01001414/Centricity/Domain/3088/Capital Farm Credit Scholarship.pdf
    02/28/19 Gulf Coast Educators Federal Credit Union $4,000 Senior who is a member of the Gulf Coast Educators credit union AND their parent is a member as well. S.A.T. score of 1000 or higher, OR, an ACT score of 21 or higher Extra consideration of your application if you will be entering college to major in Education. Financial need and academic excellence will be used for judging purposes. https://www.humbleisd.net/cms/lib/TX01001414/Centricity/Domain/3088/Application for Student Scholarship.pdf
    02/28/19 Regions Riding Forward $5,000 Essay about an African-American who inspired you, it can be a relative, or someone famous, or just a person you know that inspires & motivates you. All high schools seniors in Texas including home school are eligible to compete. Must have a GPA or 2.0 or higher on a 4 scale. Write a short, 500 words or less. Must attend a U.S. college Fall 2019 https://www.regions.com/promo/black-history-scholarship
    02/28/19 Spirit of Anne Frank $5,000 Senior with exceptional leadership qualities who combats intolerance, injustice, prejudice in school and or community Ideal candidate will have started a group or program that addresses intolerance. https://www.annefrank.com/copy-of-safa-educator-awards
    02/28/19 The Dream for DACA students various amounts Senior who is DACA or TPS that meets the DACA immigration eligibility. GPA of 2.5 or higher on a 4 scale. Will attend full time a 2 or 4 year college Must show significant financial need. MUST HAVE ARRIVED in the U.S.A before your 16th birthday. MUST HAVE CONTINUOUSLY RESIDED IN THE U.S. since June 15, 2007. https://www.thedream.us/scholarships/national-scholarship/guidelines/
    02/28/19 U of Houston Frontier Fiesta $1,000 Must be accepted and will attend U of H main campus Fall 2019 Must show outstanding leadership abilities and community involvement. https://uh.campuslabs.com/engage/submitter/form/step/1?Guid=307333a8-aabb-43e4-86a9-a60525b0819d
    03/01/19 Al's Formal Wear $1,500 Easy money! Must be a high school senior and have been accepted to a college or university before this application deadline Must participate in volunteering in your community, OR, have a part time job. http://info.alsformalwear.com/scholarships/
    03/01/19 American Airlines Credit Union $5,000 Senior who has their own account at the credit union. GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4 scale. 11 Scholarships to be awarded. https://ownerrewards.aacreditunion.org/online-scholarship
    03/01/19 American Chemical Society $5,000 RENEWABLE each year. ($10,000). Black, Hispanic or Native American Senior only,who plans on a degree in Chemical sciences (description online) with a career in same GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale in the sciences; FAFSA must show financial need. https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/funding-and-awards/scholarships/acsscholars/apply.html
    03/01/19 Commit for Life Scholarship $500 40 awards given out in greater-Houston area. Senior who will attend college Fall 2019. Super easy half page online application, NO GPA or citizenship requirements. Upload a 2 minute or less video, or write a short 500 word essay on topic listed. http://www.giveblood.org/commit-for-life/as-a-group/commit-for-life-scholarship/
    03/01/19 Create a Greeting Card $10,000 AS GRADES CAN COMPETE as long as you are 14 years or age or older. No application, just design a card and upload. http://www.gallerycollection.com/greetingcardscontests.htm
    03/01/19 Society of Exploration Geophysicists $3,500 Senior who is intending to pursue a college curriculum directed toward a career in applied geophysics. Awards are MERIT based. https://seg.org/Scholarships
    03/01/19 Texas Dept of Transp Grant $6,000 PER YEAR High school senior, Texas resident eligible to work in the USA. GPA or 3.0 or higher on a 4 scale. MUST attend a 4 year college majoring in Civil Engineering MUST have scored a 900 or higher on SAT, OR, a 21 or higher on ACT. Upon college graduation, you will work for TX DOT for 2 years, or more if desired. http://ftp.dot.state.tx.us/pub/txdot-info/hrd/cgp-application.pdf
    03/01/19 Ulman Cancer Fund $2,500 If you are over 15, have been diagnosed with cancer or living with your parent or sibling who has been diagnosed, you are eligible to fill out 1 application for over 20 scholarships If you win, you will be obligated to organize and run a bone marrow registry drive at your high school with the support of There Goes My Hero. https://ulmanfund.academicworks.com/
    03/02/19 Que Llueva Café Scholarship $500. Undocumented or DACA high school senior who will attend college for the first time in Fall 2019 Academic excellence and involvement in your community https://www.humbleisd.net/cms/lib/TX01001414/Centricity/Domain/3088/Que Llueva Cafe S
     
    Free Scholarship Websites:
    **Below is a list of websites with varies of scholarship opportunities. On each website, you will make the profile, answer questions and the website will pull up scholarships that are specific to you.

      

     


     
    Scholarships with varying deadlines

    Deadline

    Scholarship

    Amount

    Requirements/
    Eligibility

    Notes/Contact

    varying deadline

    University of Houston Scholarships

    Varies

    Must be a senior; applying to University of Houston

    Apply online @ http://www.mycougarconnection.com/cholarships

    Varying deadline

    Sam Houston State University

    Varies

    Must be a senior; applying to Sam Houston State University

    http://www.shsu.edu/~fao_www/scholarships/scholarship

    Varying deadline

    Stephen F. Austin University

    Varies

    Must be a senior; applying to Stephen F. Austin University

    http://www.sfasu.edu/admissions/scholarships/

    Varying deadline

    Lone Star College-Kingwood

    Varies

    Must be a senior; applying to Lone Star College-Kingwood

    http://lonestar.edu/scholarships-kingwood.htm

    varying deadline

    NROTC Scholarship

    Full Tuition, books, fees, uniforms, and stipend

    Must be a U.S. citizen; at least 17 years of age; must submit ACT/SAT scores; apply for the NAVY or Nurse  Corps                

    Please e-mail officer Jose Penaloza @ jose.penaloza@navy.mil for further details or go to  www.nrotc.navy.mil/

    Varying deadline

    Wal Mart Foundation Scholarship Programs

    $3,000- $13,000

    Must be a graduating senior

    Apply online @ 
    http://walmartstores.com/communitygiving/8736.aspx

    varying deadlines

    Scholarship Directory for African American Students ONLY

    various amounts awarded

    This is a wonderful resource book with hundreds of Scholarships listed; 
    African American students ONLY

    http://www.uncf.org/forstudents/scholarships.asp

    varying deadlines

    Scholarship Directory for Latino Students Only

    various amounts awarded

    A fabulous book with hundreds of scholarships listed; Latino students ONL

    http://www.latinocollegedollars.org/

    varying deadlines

    Tribal College Scholarship Program

    various amounts awarded

    American Indian students only; There are many scholarship programs offered under the Tribal College program

    For more information please visithttp://www.collegefund.org/scholarships/main.html

    varying deadline

    "Everyone Can Afford Duke" new free tuition program

    FREE tuition

    Must apply to Duke University; Families with incomes of $60,000/yr or less no longer have to contribute financially to their child's education

    Apply online @

     http://www.dukefinancialaid.duke.edu/
          

    varying deadline

    Cornell University Sweeping new financial aid initiatives

    FREE tuition

    Must apply to Cornell University; family must earn less than $75,000 per year

    Apply online @

     http://finaid.cornell.edu/

    varying deadline

    Wellesley Woman's College

    FREE tuition

    Must show financial need with a family income under $60,000

    Apply online @

    www.wellesley.edu/

    varying deadline

    Harvard University " The ZERO to 10% standard program

    FREE tuition

    Must apply to Harvard University; families with a yearly income of $60,000 and below are eligible.

     

    Apply online @

      http://www.fao.fas.harvard.edu   

     

     

    varying deadline

    Navy Reserve Officer Training Corps (NROTC)

    Up to $180,000

    Immediate selection reservation- Graduate in the top 20% of class; SAT score of 1250 M & CR combined;

    Apply online @

     https://www.nrotc.navy.mil/

    varying deadlines

    SAE Engineering Scholarships

    various amounts awarded

    Seniors pursuing a career in engineering.

    For more information please visithttp://students.sae.org/awdscholar/scholarships/

    varying deadlines

    College Assistance Migrant Program

    various amounts awarded

    Student must be a senior; Migrant or Seasonal Farm working background; US citizen or permanent legal resident; seeking 4 yr degree at CAMP campus.

    Please apply online @ http://www2.ed.gov/programs/camp/index.html

    varying deadlines

    Sallie Mae

    various amounts awarded

    Scholarship database containing over 1 million scholarships.

    For more information please visit

     Types of scholarships - Sallie Mae Free   Scholarship Search

    varying deadline

    American Public Health Association Get ready Scholarship

    $500.00

    Current high school senior with an understanding of emergency preparedness.

    Please apply online http://www.getreadyforflu.org/scholarship.htm 



    Special Circumstance Scholarships

    Tuition/Fee

    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 conservatorship 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 512-427-6344 or 800-242-3062 ext 6344 or email grantinfo@thecb.state.tx.us

    Children of certain TANF Recipients

    Status as a 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