• 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

     

    The following schools will hold events to honor the graduating class of 2019⇓⇓

     

    Elementary Schools

    Atascocita Springs Elementary Senior Breakfast and Walk: Thursday, May 2 from 8:15-9 AM. Please bring your cap and gown.

    Eagle Springs Elementary Senior Breakfast and Reception: Thursday, April 25 from 8:15-9:15 AM. Please bring your cap and gown. 

    Maplebrook Elementary Senior Walk and Reunion: Thursday, May 2 at 8:10 AM. Please bring your cap and gown.

    Oak Forest Elementary Senior Walk: Thursday, May 16 at 8:15 AM. Please bring your cap and gown.

    Oak Forest Elementary Senior Reunion: Thursday, May 16 from 4-5:30 PM.

    Oaks Senior Walk and Reception: Thursday, May 2 at 8 AM. Please bring your cap and gown.

    Pine Forest Elementary Senior Breakfast and Walk: Thursday, May 2 at 8:15 AM. Please bring your cap and gown.

    Summerwood Elementary Senior Walk and Reunion: Tuesday, May 21 at 1:45 PM. Please bring your cap and gown.

    Timbers Elementary Senior Walk and Reception: Thursday, May 2 at 8:15 AM. Please bring your cap and gown. 

     

    Middle Schools

    Creekwood Middle Senior Reunion: Thursday, April 25 from 8-9 AM. 

    Timberwood Middle Senior Breakfast: Thursday, May 2 at 8 AM. Please bring your cap and gown.

     

    NEW!!!!!! Available Scholarships for Student Caregivers.  The SeniorHomes.com Caregiver Scholarship is intended for students who are passionate about helping seniors live healthy lives and are pursuing careers in senior care. The award can be used towards tuition and/or books. For more information and deadlines, please click HERE. Good Luck!!

     
     

     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  
     
     
     
    04/09/19 Sandy Scheneker Cappel $2,500

    Senior in the Houston area interested in a career in media, must have commitment, leadership motivation and determination.

     

    Must have a score for SAT or ACT For more information please click HERE
    04/10/19 Rotary Club of Humble $5,000

    Humble ISD senior; EASY LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP! Must use at a college, university, trade or vocational school within one year of graduation.

     

    Must have been participating in meaningful volunteer positions during your high school years. https://www.humbleisd.net/cms/lib/TX01001414/Centricity/Domain/3088/Rotary - CARES Scholarship Application 5000 - Sheet1.pdf
    04/10/19 Society of Puerto Ricans of Greater Houston $1,000

    Senior who is fluent in Spanish. Must have your Acceptance letter from college, scores from an ACT SAT or TSI.

     

    Must have a letter of reference from the volunteering site you donate your time to. Must write a short essay in Spanish. http://www.sprhtx.org/?page_id=179
    04/12/19 Italian Community Center $1,000

    Senior of Italian descent to any degree on either side of parentage, with financial need & academic ability in the top 10% of your class.

     

    SAT or ACT score must show college readiness. LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP renewable for additional 3 years with a 3.0 GPA each year of college. http://www.iccchouston.com/scholarships/policy/
    04/15/2019 Houston Airports $1,000

    Senior who is employed by Houston Airports-Bush, Hobby, or Ellington Field airport, or has a parent who is employed at one of these Houston airports.

     

    Have already been accepted to a college (2 or 4 year), University, vocational or trade school. https://houstonairportchapel.com/scholarships/
    04/15/19 Jackie Spellman Scholarship $3,000

    Senior who has had, or lives with a family member who had had, leukemia or lymphoma.

     

    Must have a 3.0 or higher on a 4 scale, must have completed your FAFSA. Must attend a 4 year college. Those who major in health care may get priority https://jackiespellmanbenefit.org/scholarships/#apply
    04/15/19 Media Alliance of Houston various amounts

    Senior who will enter college to pursue a degree and career in Media.

     

    The successful candidate will show commitment, leadership, motivation & determination See Mrs. Francis for the VERY EASY 1 page application
    04/18/19 Timberwood Middle School $500.

    Must be a graduating senior that attended TMS for at least a year and plan to attend college, university, or technical institute.

     

     

    Parent must belong to a PTA of one of Humble ISD schools.

     

    https://www.humbleisd.net/cms/lib/TX01001414/Centricity/Domain/2818/2019%20TMS%20PTA%20Scholarship%20Application.pdf
    06/30/19

    The Chairish Scholarship

     

    $2,500

    Minimum 2.0/4.0 cumulative GPA.Must be at least 18 years old as of the date of application.Must be a permanent legal U.S. resident physically residing in the fifty United States of America or the District of Columbia.Open to graduating high school seniors, college undergraduates, and graduate students.

      For more information please click HERE
    04/30/19 Houston Marathon Foundation $20,000

    Senior who will attend a Texas college or university. A student who shows a love of running, community service and academic excellence.

     

    Must BE IN CROSS COUNTRY IN HIGH SCHOOL. https://houstonmarathon.wufoo.com/forms/z1441lnh1n6sg32/
    04/30/19 iGoPINK various amounts

    Senior living within a 50 mile radius of Houston who has a parent, guardian or caregiver affected by breast cancer within the past year

     

    GPA of 3.4 or higher on a 4.0 scale. Must attend a Texas college. https://thebreastcancercharities.org/igopink-scholarship/
    04/30/19 Minute Main Grand Slam Youth Baseball $5,000

    Senior residing in Greater Houston area, must have an Acceptance letter, can attend a 2 or 4 year college. CANNOT BE a recruited prospective student athlete.

     

    MUST have participated in an organized youth baseball or softball in elementary, middle or high school https://www.humbleisd.net/cms/lib/TX01001414/Centricity/Domain/3088/Grand Slam Scholarship_Application 2019.pdf
    04/30/19 Sara Scholarship $2,000

    11 awards available. FEMALE Senior who is involved with the sport of Golf in some way (working at a golf pro shop, or as a caddy, golfing as a hobby or sport in school) Skill is not judged.

     

    GPA of 3.3 or higher on a 4.0. Financial need shown on your completed FAFSA. http://www.sarascholarship.org/how-to-apply/
    04/30/2019 Shawn Carter various amounts

    Senior, U.S. citizen or perm. legal resident who has had to overcome hardship to graduate high school. Must have a history of volunteering

     

    GPA of 2.0 or higher. https://www.shawncartersf.com/scholarship-fund/#app
    04/30/19 Thomas Routt Scholarship $2,000

    Senior living within the greater-Houston area who will attend a 2 or 4 year college, trade or vocational school. Volunteering in the community for the last several years.

     

    MUST have a 2.8 or higher GPA on a 4.0 scale. MUST have scored a 1030 or higher on SAT OR 18 or higher on ACT. http://www.throuttfoundation.org/scholarship-application-apply-today/
    05/01/19 Houston Big Game $5,000

    Senior who will pursue a degree in Marine sciences or conservation, at a Texas college

     

    Must have already completed your FAFSA and have your SAR (student aid report) before sending in application. http://www.hbgfc.com/charitable-programs/scholarship-program
    05/01/19 Kids' Chance of Texas depends on circumstances

    Must have a parent who was severely injured on the job leaving that parent unable to work, or if your parent was killed while at work, you can apply.

     

    Must be a full time college student with 12 hours or more each semester, and earn a 2.0 or higher GPA each semester of the scholarship. These scholarships are renewable for up to 5 years http://www.kidschanceoftexas.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/KCTXInfoApp.pdf
    05/01/19 Texas Electricity $2,000

    Senior with a GPA of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale

     

    Easy NO APPLICATION, just write a 500 word essay on why electricity is important https://www.texaselectricityexaminer.com/scholarship
    05/15/19 Hispanic Executive Society $1,000

    Senior at any Humble ISD high school. MUST BE at least 50% Hispanic or Latino using your biological parents heritage. Must have a financial need.

     

    Transcript must show you have been academically successful in high school. https://www.humbleisd.net/cms/lib/TX01001414/Centricity/Domain/3088/HESI COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION 02-03-2019.docx
    05/31/19 Angel Tree Outreach varying amounts

    Senior in Harris County who has a parent or guardian incarcerated currently, or has been released within the last 18 months

     

    Must have a 2.5 or higher GPA on a 4.0 scale. Can be used at a 2 or 4 year college, a trade or technical school. Must have volunteered in your community and exhibit academic excellence in high school https://www.humbleisd.net/cms/lib/TX01001414/Centricity/Domain/3088/2019 Angel Tree Outreach Scholarhip.pdf
    05/31/19 Triple Impact Competitor $1,000

    High school JUNIORS only! Must play a high school or club sport. Must be the type of person who always tries to make yourself do better, make your teammates do better with your Leadership skills, and make your sport better by honoring the game

     

    GPA or 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale. https://www.positivecoach.org/awards-programs/triple-impact-competitor-scholarships
    05/31/19 Weisinger Law Community Involvement $1,000

    Senior in a Texas high school who will attend college after graduation 2019. MUST HAVE A HISTORY OF BEING INVOLVED IN YOUR COMMUNITY.

     

    No GPA NO citizenship requirements; simply write in 500 words how you made a difference in your community (did you help with Hurricane Harvey recovery perhaps?) https://weisingerlawfirm.com/scholarship/
    06/01/19 Joe Francis Haircare Scholarship $1,200

    Senior who will enter Cosmetology school or Barber school after high school

     

    Nail training or esthetician does not qualify. https://www.joefrancis.com/apply
     
     
    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