• Scholarships are posted as they are received. Scroll down to see the newest, while reviewing older posts.

    KPHS does not endorse any companies that provide scholarship information and does not provide any service. 

    Posted scholarships, searches or service providers are for your information only and participation is your choice.



    -Making Sense of the Scholarship Process-  Click here                                                                                                                     

    Thanks to Christina Spears, M. ED. presented by the Humble Council of PTAs

    -How to apply for Scholarships- Click Here

    -Tips for Scholarship Applicants- Click here

    -FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) Guide for Applying- Click here                                                                                               

    The FAFSA opens on October 1 of the student's SENIOR year. EVERYONE should apply- Many scholarships require the EFC from the FAFSA as part of their application packet

    -ALWAYS check the scholarship/financial aid webpages of the colleges/universities/technical schools to which you are applying

    -CHECK College Board for links to hundreds of scholarships and millions of dollars Click here

    -TEXAS related scholarships Click here

    -TEXAS Colleges and Financial Aid- a complete guide to admission requirements to EVERY college in Texas and loads of scholarship and financial information.   

    Click here

    -Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation 21-22 CompediumClick here  info on EVERY college/university in TX, scholarships, admissions info, college costs

    -APPLY TEXAS- The application link to ALL public colleges and universities in Texas Click here

    -MY COALITION- The portal for colleges that use the coalition application. MyCoalition enables you to organize important materials in a cloud-based Locker, connect with trusted supporters in the Collaboration Space, and apply to Coalition schools easily and efficiently. MyCoalition also provides valuable resources for college readiness and delivers college-counseling support directly to your email account. Click here

    -COLLEGES OF DISTINCTION- all sorts of informative articles, advice, organizational tip & scholarships! Click here

    -BEWARE of SCAMS- Click here



    Scholarship Search Engines

    StudentScholarships.org   Texas scholarships, no essay scholarships, scholarships for women, Scholarships for Houston  https://studentscholarships.org/    Career and salary info, career questions and answers, career videos

    Going Merry- We are a free scholarship and financial aid platform. Personalized matching. Thousands of scholarships. Local Scholarships, auto filled forms, bundled scholarships, matching service. https://www.goingmerry.com/

    AccessScholarships.com  We offer the most user-friendly platform (designed by a recent student, for students), provide students with the option to filter their scholarship search by level of competitiveness and other unique factors, post regular blog posts and updates on special events and resources, with a special section dedicated to helping students navigate college during COVID-19, provide free "office hours" on Fridays to help student with their scholarship search                   Click here  (not on an HISD computer)

    Fastweb- Your connection to scholarships, colleges, financial aide https://www.fastweb.com/

    Peterson's- your one-stop shop. It assists with test preparation and building a college list.                    https://www.petersons.com/scholarship-search.aspx

    Big Future- Find scholarships, other financial aid and internships from more than 2,200 programs, https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/scholarship-search

    Unigo- Unigo offers a free search for thousands of scholarships worth billions of dollars. Also find college reviews and other college admissions advice! Unigo.com

    Scholarships.com -Create a profile with Scholarships.com, then narrow down your options with personalized filters. https://www.scholarships.com/

    Cappex- Cappex doesn’t just offer a scholarship database. It also gives advice on the college application process, offers college reviews and provides overviews of different majors. https://www.cappex.com/

    Career OneStop-  is known to help undergraduates and graduates alike with choosing a career field. But CareerOneStop also features more than 8,000 scholarships. Save time scanning by highlighting results according to your degree level and the location of your home and school.  https://www.careeronestop.org/toolkit/training/find-scholarships.aspx 

    Bold.org  https://bold.org/   Create or apply to scholarships in minutes- matched to you

    Google: "Scholarships with a [enter a month/year] deadline"- You will be shocked how many appear.                                                       https://bold.org/scholarships/easy-scholarships-list/ is one of many websites that offer this.

    Finally, don’t forget to search locally for scholarship opportunities. Your school counselors are an excellent resource, as they work with students year after year to find college funding. You can even ask around at a community center or Rotary Club about college funding. Many local scholarships only award $1,000 or less, but the pool of applicants is smaller than for many national awards. Even small scholarships will help pay your living costs and reduce the amount you take out in student loans.

    Search Engines and Scholarship Programs

    • Scholar Snapp - A free, simple to use data standard that allows students to reuse their application information - including contact information, essays, transcripts, etc. - from one scholarship application to another thereby streamlining the college scholarship application process.
    • Scholly – A mobile app that provides students with a fast and simple way to find scholarships for college. (Created by Christopher Gray, a Coca-Cola Scholar!)
    • Peerlift - Proven scholarships, internships, summer programs, and more gathered by fellow students like you. (Founded by a team of 2017 Coca-Cola Scholars!) Learn more about the creation of Peerlift.
    • Fastweb – Create a profile and let fastweb do the research on scholarships, internships colleges and more for you.
    • CashCourse – Information that helps college students stay financially informed.
    • Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation – Educational and scholarship opportunities for students of all levels.
    • Cappex – A free website where you can learn which colleges want you, before you apply and learn about more than $11 billion in merit aid scholarships.
    • Scholarships.com– A free college scholarship search and financial aid information.
    • Scholarship America – Provides information and resources for your scholarship search.
    • KnowHow2GO – Complete information on college prep, whether in middle school or seniors.
    • HS Finder (Hispanic Scholarship Fund) – Scholarship information for Latino students.
    • Thurgood Marshall College Fund – Provides scholarships, programmatic and capacity building support to the 47 public Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).
    • Gates Millennium Scholars – Provides outstanding low income African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American, and Hispanic American students with an opportunity to complete an undergraduate college education in any discipline they choose.
    • Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund – The nation’s largest non-profit organization devoted to providing college scholarships for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI).
    • American Indian College Fund – Provides Native American students with scholarships and financial support for the nation’s 33 accredited tribal colleges and universities.
    • Dell Scholars Program – Recognizes academic potential and determination in students that have a definite need for financial assistance.
    • UNCF – Awards 10,000 students each year through 400 scholarship and internship programs so that students from low- and moderate-income families can afford college tuition, books and room and board.
    • Chegg – A place to connect with scholarships and learn about colleges.
    • Reagan Foundation Scholarships - Scholarship opportunities for outstanding student leaders.
    • Goizueta Legacy Scholarship - Provides scholarships for the children of Coca-Cola employees.
    • American Indian Graduate Center & AIGCS - The largest scholarship providers to Native students in the United States, awarding $15 million in scholarships annually and more than $200 million since inception. For almost 50 years, AIGC has funded students pursing undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees in any field of study at any accredited institution of choice, working with over 500 tribes in all 50 states.
    • National Society of High School Scholars - NSHSS and its partners offer more than $2,000,000 in scholarships annually. All students are eligible to apply for high school and college scholarships in the areas of academic excellence, entrepreneurship, leadership, literature, medicine, music, STEM, sustainability, visual arts, and more. 
    • https://bold.org/scholarships/ various scholarships- Amounts ranging from $500 and up. Click on weblink for details
    • https://form.jotform.com/201187698594168  Open to 9-12th graders LNESC is a college-readiness program that assists with college admissions, financial aid, scholarship information, mentoring/tutoring, and STEM Summer Program from middle school to high school. 
    • Cadets in College: Top Majors for ROTC Students


    College Specific Scholarships

    Always check the Scholarship/Financial Aid page of the colleges you plan to attend

    • Skidmore College: Science and Math Scholarships- $15,000 annually Click here Jan 15, 2022 deadline
    • Skidmore Music Scholarships- $15,000 annually  Click here  Jan 15. 2022 deadline
    • Davidson College- Academic, character, leadership and service John M. Belk Scholarship- Full ride- Click here Dec. 1 Nomination deadline
    • Davidson College- Bryan (Sports) Scholarship- Full ride- Click here Oct. 15 deadline


    How to Pay for College (and Not Lose Your Shirt)- Book review/information

    Click here


    Scholarship Notification

    University Scholarship Links for Texas colleges and universities (public and provate) and (some) out of state schools Click here


     Scholarship Suggestions from Going Merry- 

    Have you signed up with Going Merry Click here- MANY more scholarships are listed once you join (FREE) 


    Scholarship Notification

    Applications for the Terry Scholarship are available only from the universities listed here See their scholarship pages. 

    • The University of Texas- Austin
    • Texas A&M University
    • University of Houston
    • Texas State University
    • The University of Texas- Dallas
    • The University of Texas- San Antonio
    • Texas Tech University
    • University of North Texas
    • Texas Woman’s University
    • The University of Texas- Arlington
    • The University of Texas- El Paso

    Amount: Full ride scholarship for up to 8 semesters- tuition, books, fees and reasonable living expenses.

    Requirements - Academic achievement, demonstrated leadership, financial need (evidenced by the completion of the FAFSA), US citizen or Permanent Resident, 2021 HS graduate, entering the university as a full time Freshman for Fall 2021, must live on campus for the 1st year, with a nomination from one of the school listed above, interview.

    Deadlines vary by school- CHECK THE WEBSITES  

    For more information: Click here 


    Scholarship Notification

    City of Houston, Mayor's Office of Education 

    Scholarship Page Click here 


    Exchange Student Oportunities- All HS grades

    Rotary Club Exchange Student Programs

    The Humble Rotary (District 5890) offers long and short term exchange programs with many European countries. Students 15-19 (9-12th grades or taking a gap year) are eligible. Candidates should demonstrate scholastic competence and be involved in extra curricular activities. Scholarships are available 

    Scholarship applications and more information available atwww.ryehouston.com (use a non Humble ISD web connection) 



    Scholarship Notification

    Deadline October 2021 Scholarships

    Cllck here


    Scholarship Notification

    Humble ISD Education Foundation Scholarships

    Incuded in this link are MULTIPLE scholarships available to Humble ISD senior students. Some are specific to certain high schools, but there are MANY opportunities to apply for with just 1 application. (some scholarships may require specific additional requirements)

    Amounts: Awards range from $500- $5000

    Applications open in late fall of 2021- Keep Checking!

    Application and InformationClick here


    Scholarship Notification

    KPHS PTSA Scholarship- 

    A STUDENT MUST be a member of the KPHS PTSA in order to be eligible for the KPHS PTSA scholarship posted in Spring 2022. By joining the PTSA students may also be eligible for some HISD elementary, MS and HISD Council of PTA's scholarships. (a parent membership does not qualify the student for the KPHS scholarship)

    Amount: varies, dependent on funds available

    Membership Portalhttps://www.joinpta.org/  On website, choose Humble ISD, KPHS

    Deadline to join and be eligible for scholarship: Dec. 15, 2021- NO EXCEPTIONS


    Scholarship Notification

    Texas PTA Scholarships

    Amount: multiple $1000 scholarships

    Requirements: Must be a graduating HS senior, current member of the PTA/PTSA by December 1, plan to be enrolled in a full time accredited college/technical school in the semester immediately following graduation. Completed application, one page resume, copy of HS transcript, essays. Be prepared to provide your PTSA's President's name and email address and your Counselor's name and email address.

    Application www.txpta.org/scholarships  and InformationClick here

    Deadline: 11/15/2021


    Scholarship Notification

    Coca Cola Scholars Program Scholarship

    The Coca-Cola Scholars Program scholarship is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, as well as their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities. 150 Coca-Cola Scholars are selected each year to receive this $20,000 scholarship.

    Application: Click here

    Deadline: 10/31/21, 5 p.m. Eastern time (4 Central)



    • Current high school (or home-schooled) student attending a school in the U.S. (or select DoD schools) who will graduate during the 2020-2021 academic school year
    • U.S. Citizens, U.S. Nationals, U.S. Permanent Residents, Refugees, Asylees, Cuban-Haitian Entrants, or Humanitarian Parolees - based on the guidelines utilized by U.S. Department of Education for Federal Financial Aid eligibility
    • Will receive high school diploma during current academic year
    • Planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution

    Applicants may not be:

    • Children or grandchildren of current employees, officers, or owners of Coca-Cola bottling companies, The Coca-Cola Company, Company divisions, or subsidiaries.
    • Children or grandchildren of former employees who are currently receiving retirement benefits based on their previous employment with Coca-Cola bottling companies, The Coca-Cola Company, Company divisions, or subsidiaries.
    • International students (with the exception of students at DoD schools)
    • High school graduates
    • Temporary residents


    Scholarship Notification

    George and Mary J Hamman Foundation Scholarship

    Amount: 70 scholarships at $20,000

    Requirements: Graduating HS seniors in Houston area counties. (including Harris and Montgomery) Scholarships are awarded based on financial need and academic achievement. US citizen. (Students with Permanent Resident status are not eligible.) Do not submit an application before you take the SAT or ACT.  To be eligible for the scholarship, you must have a minimum SAT composite score of 1000 (on the Math and Reading/Writing portions combined), and/or an ACT composite score of 21.  All SAT and/or ACT scores must be from the same test date. Application instructions must be followed accurately to make certain that your application is considered. If you do not understand an instruction, call the Foundation (713-521-4601) for guidance. A number of finalists will be selected from the applications received and will be invited for an interview. They will subsequently be notified in writing/email if they will or will not receive a Hamman Scholarship. If a student is not invited in for a personal interview by March 15, they may assume that they are not a finalist and no correspondence will be forthcoming from the Foundation.

    The scholarship application opens on Sept 15

    Deadline: The deadline for the SUBMISSION/RECEIPT of your application is 4:00 PM, on February 16th, 2022

    Appllication and Information: Click here


    Scholarship Notification

    Young Women Energized 2022 Fall Academic Scholarship

    Amount: 10 @ $10,000

    Requirements: FEMALE HS seniors with exemplary academic records and demonstrated leadership potential. from Houston area planning to attend a 2 or 4 year accredited college in the Fall of 2022. Completed application, official transcript, letter of reference, list of volunteer hours, essay. See application for all details

    Deadline: 10/23/2021 by 10 p.m. CST

    Application and Information: Click here and scan the QR code for application and instructions or Here for the direct link to the scholarship


    Leadership Academy for 10th, 11th, 12th  Graders

    The Leadership Experience (TLX) 2021, hosted by the President’s Leadership Council at Oklahoma State University!

    The Fall TLX, The Leadership Experience on October 9th and October 10th, is a two-day high school leadership conference intended to empower and equip young student leaders to create positive change! This Fall's TLX is focusing on building a culture of philanthropy and service in your high school. We are excited to teach young students how to fundraise for nonprofits, create awareness within your community, and how to be an inclusive servant leader. We are inviting all sophomores, juniors, and seniors!”

    Please have your student utilize this checklist to ensure that all necessary forms have been paid, completed, scanned and emailed to osuleadership@okstate.edu no later than October 7. 

    • Signed OSU Release and Assumption of Risk Form
    • Signed Medical Release Form
    • Completed Final Information Form
    • Payment

    The registration fee for attending The Leadership Experience at OSU is ​$125.00​. This fee covers the participants lodging, meals, conference materials and t-shirt. In order to confirm your student’s place at the conference, we need to receive their nonrefundable registration fee, T-shirt size request, liability, and medical release forms. Participants will be staying at a hotel and they are responsible for their transportation from the OSU Campus to the hotel. 

    OSU Guidelines for Campus Visitors and University Events
    Oklahoma State University is adhering to CDC guidelines with respect to the current COVID-19 pandemic. Social distancing, the wearing of facial coverings and good hand hygiene are just a few of the expectations for campus visitors and those attending OSU activities until further notice. We appreciate full cooperation for the continued support of our community’s health and well-being. 

    Students can register and pay online here.

    Please call (405) 744-1167 or e-mail us with any questions!


    Scholarship Notification

    HOSA Members Scholarship

    Amount: $2500

    Information and Application: Click here

    Deadline: 10/21/21


    Scholarship Notification

    The Mega List of Scholarships You Should Apply For - Class of 2021-2022

    Click here


    Scholarship Notification

    Scholarships for the Class of 2022

    Click here


    Scholarship Notification

    Innovation in Education Scholarship

    Amount- $500 awarded monthly

    Requirements: Current HS student, 3.0 GPA (4.0 scale) US citizen or perm. resident, essay (original) innovative idea, letter of rec, photo.

    Information and application:Click here

    Deadline: no later than 11:59 p.m. (PST) on the 20th of each month, then reopens on the 1st of the month


    Scholarship Notification- for Black Students




    Scholarships and Resources for Hispanic and LatinX Students



    Scholarship Notification- for Juniors



    Scholarship Notification

    Terry Crews "Creative Courage" Scholarship

    Amount: $20,000

    Requirements: To apply, submit a link to an original art piece you've created. Whether your passion is painting, photography, drawing, music, sculpture, or any other art form, share a piece that you are proud of and that demonstrates your artistic vision. Please also share a brief statement about your vision, the life experiences that have molded it, and your artistic dreams for the future. (75–300 words)

    Application and Information: Click here

    Deadline: 1/12/22


    Scholarship Notification

     “A State of Mind” Texas Scholarship

    Amount: $500, awarded twice per year

    Requirements: All high school students who are from Texas.

    Deadlines: 2/28/2022 and 8/31/2022

    Application & Informationhttps://calvinrosser.com/scholarships/texas-scholarship/


    Scholarship Notification

    Gulf Coast Educators Federal Credit Union Scholarship

    Amount: 4 scholarships awarded. $500 each semester for 4 years. ($4000)

    RequirementsApplicants MUST be a member of this credit union to be considered.  To be a member, someone in their immediate family must work for one of the school districts in the state of Texas and have an account in good standing with Gulf Coast Educators FCU.  Applicant must be a high school senior, with plans to attend an accredited college or university. Areas of consideration for selection will include need, academic achievement, character, leadership, and personal recommendations. A candidate must have a minimum combined SAT score of 1000 and/or a minimum ACT score of 21, HS transcript, letters of recommendation (see application for specific details) Completed application

    Application and Information: Click here

    Deadline: Received or Postmarked by Monday Feb. 28, 2022


    Summer Opportunity for CURRENT 10th & 11th graders

    Yale Young Global Scholars

    In person and Online opportunities. Yale Young Global Scholars (YYGS) is an academic enrichment program for outstanding high school students from around the world. Each summer, students from over 150 countries (including all 50 U.S. states) participate in one interdisciplinary, two-week session online or at Yale’s historic campus. Immerse yourself in a global learning community at Yale University.

    Application and Information: Click here


    Scholarship Notification

    Society of St. Stephen, Margaret Shartle White Scholarship

    Amount- multiple $1000 scholarships ($500/semester)

    Requirements:   Applicant must be classified as a senior and be eligible for graduation in the spring of 2022. Must have applied to any 4-year college/university, 2-year college, or technical school. Must have attained a GPA of 3.0 or higher (4.0 scale) on all high school work through the 1st semester of senior year. Established financial need. Complete application.  OFFICIAL HS transcript including 1st semester senior year (ask registrar for this AFTER Jan 15.) One letter of recommendation (see application for details) The scholarship is primarily a need based scholarship but we also take into consideration class rank, work experience, school and community activities, and answers to two essay questions. See application for scholarship details.

    Application and Information: Click here

    Deadline: POSTMARKED by Feb 15, 2022


    Scholarship Notifications 

    • Scholarship Name: WiseGeek Nursing No-Essay Scholarship
    • Eligibility: Current graduate or undergraduate student in a nursing program or a high school senior who has plans to study nursing. Must be a US Citizen or permanent legal resident.
    • Amount: $500
    • Application Deadline: 12/1/21
    • Linkhttps://www.thehealthboard.com/scholarship-for-nursing-students.htm

    Scholarship Notification
    • Scholarships for High School Juniors (over 35 scholarships)
    • Scholarships for High School Seniors (over 50 scholarships)


    Special Groups Scholarship Information

    Scholarships for Latin American Citizens Click here

    Special Circumstance Scholarships



    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

    State College Tuition Waiver Info Click here

    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.

    Click here for scholarships and resources

    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 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