Scholarship Opportunities

Aggie Housing Scholarship

      We have a great opportunity for incoming students staring Fall 2019. We will be awarding Housing Scholarships!

     This year, our office decided to try something new and fun! We are asking students to create a one-minute video and share why         the want to be an Aggie, and how this scholarship would help reach their academic goals.

     To view full instructions and upload the video, students must visit https://flipgrid.com/b56ef0c2  

 

AAC Culinary Scholarships
     Amount:  $2,500                  Deadline:  Varies
     The American Culinary Federation Education Foundation, with the support
     of the American Academy of Chefs, will award a limited number of scholarships
     annually, based on the availability of institutional and private funds.
     -  Applicant must be an exemplary student with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher
        and be currently accepted to an accredited, post-secondary college, with a major in either
        culinary or pastry arts, or be an ACF registered apprentice.
     -  Must have a career goal of becoming a chef or pastry chef.
     -  Scholarship is semi-annual with deadlines of April 30th and October 31st. 
 
     Please visit website for more scholarship details:  https://www.acfchefs.org
 

Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarship
     Amount:  $2,500                  Deadline:  November 12, 2019
     -  The Allegra Ford Thomas scholarship is a $2,500 one-time scholarship awarded
        to a graduating high school senior with a documented learning disability who will be
        enrolled in a two-year community college, a vocational or technical training program,
        or a specialized program for students with LD in the fall.
     -  Articulates his or her LD and recognizes the need for self-advocacy
     -  Is committed to post-high school academic study/career training and has begun to set
        realistic career goals.
     -  Has demonstrated perseverance and is committed to achieving personal goals despite
        the challenges of LD
     -  Participates in school and community activities
     -  Demonstrates financial need

        Eligibility:
     -  Be a graduating high school senior who will be attending a two-year community college,
        a vocational/technical training program, or specialized program for students with LD in the fall
     -  Demonstrate financial need
     -  Provide most current documentation of an identified learning disability
     -  Please Note: attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder alone is not considered to be a
        learning disability; eligible candidates with AD/HD must also provide documentation of a
        specific learning disability.
     -  Be a United States citizen.
 
     Please visit website for more scholarship details:  https://www.ncld.org
 

AQHA Jay Pumphrey Animal Sciences Scholarship
     Amount:  $6,000                    Deadline:  December 1, 2019
     -  The Jay Pumphrey Animal Sciences Scholarship is for students who are current AQHA or
        AQHYA members from Texas with a rural farming or ranching background, a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA,
        and who wants to pursue a major in animal science or large animal-related degree from Tarleton State
        University or Texas A&M.
     -  Members must apply during their senior year of high school.
     -  Current or previous AQHF scholarship recipients are not eligible.
     -  Funding for this scholarship will be applied to a four-year undergraduate degree program.
 
     Please visit website for more scholarship details:  https://www.aqha.com
 

Association of Texas Leaders for Education Scholarship
     Amount:  $1,000                  Deadline:  March 15, 2020
     -  This scholarship was established by the Association of Texas Leaders for Education (ATLE) for
        Texas resident graduating seniors who will be attending a Texas school to pursue a secondary education.
     -  The purpose for this scholarship is to promote higher education for Texas students.
     -  Applicants must be graduating seniors with a 3.5 or higher GPA and demonstrated service to
        community and to school.
     -  Financial need may be considered.
     -  Must intend to enroll as a full-time student at an accredited college, university, or technical
     -  school in Texas during the fall semester following graduation from high school with the intent of receiving a degree. 
 
     Please visit website for more scholarship details:  https://www.cfwtx.org/current-scholarships

Center for Scholarship Administration
     Amount:  Varies               Deadline:  Varies
     -  Various scholarships are handled by the Center for Scholarship Administration.
 
     Please visit website for more scholarship details:  http://www.scholarshipprograms.org  
 

Catching The Dream Program
     Amount:  Not Available              Deadline: Varies
     -  Catching the Dream is a national Native American education and scholarship center. Our high-priority areas of study are math,          engineering, science, business, education, and computers. These fields of study are critical to the future of Indian people and            the nation, and Native Americans are very underrepresented in these fields.
     -  Actively seek out Native American high school students with academic potential from all regions and tribes of the United States          and help prepare them for college, to encourage and assist Native American high schools to establish college preparatory                  programs and establish information-sharing networks and national training sessions for teachers and administrators to                      strengthen their college preparatory programs.
     -  Catching the Dream also wishes to orient parents, grandparents, and tribal leaders so they can provide effective support for              their college-bound students. 
 
     Please visit website for more scholarship details:  https://www.catchingthedream.org
 

Carr P. Scholars Program
     Amount:  Minimum of $5,350             Deadline:  Not Listed
     -  Baylor University annually awards scholarshps through the Carr P. Collins Scholars 
        Program to studets who have demonstrated leadership through service.  Collins
        Scholars are awarded a minimum of $5,350 their first year, renewable for three
        additional years.  For consideration, applicants must:
 
        -  Have a minimum combined math and evidence-based reading and writing  
           score of 1310 on the SAT or a minimum of 28 on the ACT.
        -  Complete a balanced college prepatory program including history, science, 
           and a foreign language.
        -  Rank in the top quarter of their graduating class.
        -  Be a bona fide resident of the state of Texas.
 
     Please visit website for more scholarship details:  baylor.edu/admissions/CarrPCollins
 

Communities Foundation of Texas
     Amount:  Varies               Deadline:  Varies
     -  To apply for a scholarship, review scholarship opportunities available through Communities
         Foundation of Texas to determine the ones for which you may qualify- Academic records,
         Statements of need, recommendations and personal essays may be required.
 
     Please visit website for more scholarship details:  http://www.cftexas.org    
 

Chevron International REACH Scholarship Program
     Amount:  $10,000                Deadline:  Varies
     -  The Chevron International REACH (Recognizing Excellence and Achievement) 
        Scholarship Program is sponsored by Chevron for the sons and daughters of
        its employees and retirees.  The program was established to recognize and 
        assist outstanding children who plan to pursue post-secondary education.
     -  Applicants must be children of active employees (including retirees) of
        Chevron and its wholly owned subsidaries as of the application due date.
     -  Be currently enrolled in the final year of high school/secondary school and
        planning to attend or currently enrolled in a approved college, university or
        vocational-technical school as a full-time student enrolled for the entire
        upcoming academic year.
 
     Please visit website for more scholarship details:  https://www.iie.org
 

Cook Something Scholarship
     Amount:  $500                 Deadline:  December 15, 2019
     -  The Cook Something Scholarship is a $500 scholarship awarded to one
         individual who is enrolled (or planning to enroll) to study in a 
         food-related field.
     -  Winner will each receive a $500 scholarship payable to an accredited
         college or culinary school wher the winner is enrolled in the upcoming 
         year.  If the winner does not enroll in an accredited college or culinary
         school in the upcoming school year, the prize will be forfeited and 
         awarded to an alternate.
     -  Scholarship payment may be applied to tuition or any valid school charges.
        Scholarship cannot be transferred.
 
     Please visit website for more scholarship details:  https://www.macheesemo.com/cook-something-scholarship/
 

Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship
     Amount:  $20,000                Deadline:  October 31, 2019
     -  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 
        their committmentj to making a significant impact on their schools 
        and communties.
     -  Applicants must be current high school/home-schooled seniors attending
        school in the U.S. anticipating completion of a high school diploma at the 
        time of application and planning to pursue a degree at an accredite U.S.  
        post-secondary institution.
 
     Please visit website for more scholarship details:  https://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org
 

Charles Butt Scholarship
     Amount:  $8,000/year                  Deadline:  Not Listed
     -  Through the Raising Texas Teachers initiative and the Charles Butt Scholarship for 
        Aspiring Teachers, we are providing 100 students at partner universities with 
        scholarships of up to $8,000 per year for up to four years.
     -  Applications for the scholarship open in the fall and selected scholars are notified
        in the spring.
     -  The scholarship is available at the following universities:
  •         Our Lady of the Lake
  •         UT Austin
  •         UNT-Dallas
  •         Southern Methodist University
  •         Rice University
  •         Texas A&M College Station Special Education Program
  •         UT Rio Grande Valley
  •         Texas Tech University
  •         Trinity University (Masters student only)

     Please visit website for more scholarship details:  RaisingTexasTeachers.org  


Denny's Hungry for Education Foundation Scholarship
     Amount:  Varies                  Deadline:  Varies
     -  HFE's Mission is to recognize students by awarding deserving students
        with scholarships for their ideas to help Denny's efforts to fight
        childhood hunger.
     -  All applicants must be enrolled in an accredited educational instititution
        (K-12, high school, and college) in the United States or Puerto Rico.
     -  Must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States or
        Puerto Rico.
 
     Please visit website for more scholarship details:  www.dennyshungryforeducation.com
 

Edward S. Roth Scholarship
     Amount:  Not Available               Deadline:  February 1, 2020
     -  In order to apply for the Edward S. Roth Scholarship, applicants must be graduating
        high school seniors, current full-time undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in
        manufacturing engineering.
     -  Must have and maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA.
     -  Preferences will be given to students demonstrating financial need, minority students and
        students participating in a Co-Op program.
     -  Must be seeking a bachelor's or master's degree in manufacturing engineering from the list of
        ABET accredited schools listed on the website.
 
     Please visit website for more scholarship details:  https://www.smeef.org
 
 

Future Leaders of IT Scholarships
     Amount:  $2,000                    Deadline:  December 1, 2019
     -  The Future Leaders of IT scholarships is open to high school seniors 
        and college students pursuing a career in information engineering,
        information management (or related academic discipline.)
     -  Scholarships include $2,000 payable to your academic institution
        on your behalf.
     -  Most recent high school or college transcripts.
     -  Three letters of recommendations from teachers and/or counselors.
     -  High school seniors must provide proof of university or college acceptance.
     -  An essay (1,000-word minimum) on why you are pursuing a career in 
        information engineering, information management (or related academic
        discipline) and what you hope to accomplish in your career.
 
     Please visit website for more scholarship details:  www.connect-community.org
 

Ford Motor Company Built Tough FFA Scholarship Program
     Amount:  $1,000                  Deadline:  February 1, 2020
    -  Students who are pursuing a two-year or four-year degree in any major are eligible to
       apply for the scholarship.
    -  Applicants must apply online and then visit their local participating
       Ford Truck dealer for signature and dealer code.
    -  Up to 500 scholarships available at $1,000 each to be awarded on behalf of participating Ford
       Truck dealers.
    -  Five (5) additional national scholarships at $1,000 each will be available to students who do not
       have a participating Ford Truck dealer in their area but did obtain a Ford dealer signature and dealer code.
 
     Please visit website for more scholarship details:  https://www.ffa.org

FSU Freshmen Scholarship
     Amount:  $9,600               Deadline:  Varies
     -  The Office of Admissions automatically considers accepted freshmen for academic merit-based
        scholarships. A separate application is not required.
     -  Scholarships are awarded based on academic merit (combination of grades and test scores).
     -  The Freshmen Scholarship is awarded based on high school grades and test scores.
 
     Please visit website for more scholarship details:  https://admissions.fsu.edu

Gladys Carol Scholarship
     Amount:  $5,000                 Deadline:  March 30, 2020
     -  The Gladys Carol Scholarship Program is open to high school seniors, high school
        graduates, and current undergraduate level students who are United States citizens or
        permanent residents.
     -  They must be pursuing a full-time STEM (science, technology, engineering or math)
        degree at an accredited, non-profit public or private four-year college or university
        in the United States.
     -  A minimum cumulative 3.75 GPA (unweighted) is required.
     -  The scholarship can be renewed so long as eligibility requirements are met.
 
     Please visit website for more scholarship details:  https://gcsp.vpweb.com/
 

GMiS Scholars Program
     Amount:  $10,000               Deadline:  April 1, 2020
     -  The GMiS Scholarahip is intended to support Hispanic graduating high school seniors, undergraduate,
        and graduate students pursuing a science, technology, engineering, math or health-related degree at
        an accredited college/university in the U.S. or Puerto Rico.
     -  These merit-based scholarships range from $500 to $10,000.
 
     Please visit website for more scholarship details:  http://www.greatmindsinstem.org/
  

HENAAC Scholars Program
     Amount:  $10,000               Deadline:  Not Listed
     The HENAAC scholarship recipients continue to pave the way for future generations of Hispanics and lead by example to                     empower our communities and enhance our nation’s professional technical workforce.
 
     - In order to apply for the scholarship, applicants must demonstrate merit through academic achievements, leadership and                 campus/community activities; have a minimum 3.0 GPA; be pursuing a STEM-related degree and be of Hispanic origin and/or           must significantly demonstrate leadership or service within the Hispanic community.
 
     Please visit website for more scholarship details:  www.greatmindsinstem.org
 

Horatio Alger National Career & Technical Scholarship Program
     Amount:  $2,500                     Deadline:  Varies
     -  Horatio Alger National Career & Technical Scholarship Program offers 
        1,020 awards of up to $2,500 each to students who have competed
        high school or plan to complete high school by the coming/current
        spring with plans to enroll at a non-profit post-secondary institution
        in the fall following high school graduation.  They must demonstrate
        critical financial need and demonstrate perseverance in overcoming
        adversity.
 
     Please visit website for more scholarship details:  https://scholars.horatioalger.org
  

Hope College Presidential Scholarships
     Amount:  $7,200                Deadline:  February 15, 2020
     -  Must have achieved a 3.75 GPA or higher 
     -  Must have a 28 ACT or 1310 SAT score (critical reading and math)

     Each of these scholarships is guaranteed through your sophomore year and renewable for
     your two remaining years if you maintain a cumulative 3.0 GPA.
 
     Please visit website for more scholarship details:  https://hope.edu
 
Humana Foundation Scholarship Program
     Amount:  $9,000                Deadline:  March 4, 2020
     -  The Humana Foundation Scholarship Program provides financial assistance to the children
        of Humana associates who plan to pursue a college degree.
     -  Humana Scholars receive annual awards of up to $3,000 that are renewable for
        three years or until they earn their undergraduate degree.
     -  Selection is highly competitive and based on academics, financial need, community service,
        and school leadership.
     -  Awards are granted without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation,
        gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status.
     -  Children of officers of Humana Inc. or its subsidiaries are ineligible to apply to the program.
        This includes all associates with the title of president or vice president. Contract employees are
        also ineligible. The amount of awards granted to children of full-time associates is $3,000.
        The amount of awards granted to children of part-time associates is $1,500.
        Renewal is contingent upon satisfactory academic performance in a full-time course of study
        and continuation of the program by the Humana Foundation. 
 
     Please visit website for more scholarship details:  https://www.humanafoundation.org/about/employee-programs/scholarships

Hope College Distinguished Scholar Awards
     Amount:  $28,000                Deadline:  February 15, 2020
     -  The Hope College Distinguished Scholar Awards are awarded to students
        who have achieved a 3.5 GPA and a 27 ACT or 1280 SAT (Evidence-Based Reading/Writing and Math).
 
     Please visit website for more scholarship details:  https://hope.edu
  

 Kappa Zeta's Fairreille E. White Scholarship
     Amount:  $1,500 ($750 1st semester/ $750 2nd semester)     Deadline:  Not Listed
     -  Awarded to female high school seniors who have excelled academically during
        their high school careers.
     -  Must be a female high school senior.
     -  Must plan to pursue post high school studies (two or four year college/university).
 
     Please visit website for more scholarship details:  www.kappazpb.org
  

LULAC National Educational Servce Centers
     Amount:  Not Listed               Deadline:  Depends on Scholarship
     -  Please visit website for numerous scholarship opportunities.
 
     Please visit website for more scholarship details:  https://www.lnesc.org
 

L.D. "Dusty" Rhoades and Josephine Wright Memorial Scholarship
     Amount:  Not Listed              Deadline:  Varies
     -  One scholarship awarded annually to a student who has declared a Science
        or Music major or minor. Additional criteria includes cumulative GPA And
        financial needs. Alternates each year between Science/Music. 
 
     Please visit website for more scholarship details:  www.vcsu.edu
 

NTHS Scholarships for SkillsUSA Members
     Amount:  $1,000                Deadline:  Varies
     -  The National Technical Honor Society annually awards four (4) $1,000 scholarships
         to SkillsUSA members at the SkillsUSA National Leadership Conference.
     -  Two scholarships are awarded to high school members, and two scholarships are awarded
         to college/postsecondary members. To be eligible, students must be active, dues-paying
         members of both SkillsUSA and NTHS.
 
     Please visit website for more scholarship details:  https://www.skillsusa.org
 

NBCUniversal/ LNESC Scholarship
     Amount:  $5,000              Deadline:  November 6, 2019
     -  The NBCUniversal/LNESC Scholarship Program is intended to assist and
        encourage outstanding Latino high school seniors and undergraduate students
        who plan to pursue a bachelor's degree at a U.S. post-secondary institution.
     -  Applicants must be a high school senior or undergraduate Latino student accepted
        into or pursuing full-time studies leading to a bachelor's degree at an accredited
        college or university in the U.S.
     -  Must have a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA and must have scored 26 or higher
        on the ACT test, or 1770 or higher on the SAT test (for high school seniors only).
     -  Must be a U. S. citizen or have the legal right to work in the U.S. without
        requiring sponsorship now or in the future.
 
     Please visit website for more scholarship details:  https://www.lnesc.org
 
 National Press Club Scholarship for Journalism Diversity
     Amount:  $2,000                Deadline:  March 1, 2020
     -  The National Press Club, the leading professional organization for journalists, wants to recruit
        promising future journalists who will bring diversity to American journalism.
     -  The scholarship consists of a one-year scholarship, with an additional $500 book stipend
         that is renewable up to 3 years.
     -  The competition is open to high school seniors who are preparing to enter college and intend to
        become a journalist and who will bring diversity to U.S. journalism.
     -  Applicants MUST provide the following information in Triplicate (3 copies of all requested information).
        All information must be included in one package, including recommendations; newspaper articles must be reduced
        to 8½ by 11 sheets only. Failure to include all information in triplicate, including multimedia
        formats, will result in disqualification. 
 
     Please visit website for more scholarship details:  https://www.press.org/about/scholarships/diversity

Olin E. Teague Memorial Scholarship
     Amount:  $4,000              Deadline:  October 15, 2019
     -  The National Space Club, founded in 1957,is a non-profit organization composed of
        representatives of industry, government, academia,  and private individuals, which
        collectively seek to promote the United States' leadership in the fields of space,
        rocketry, astronautics, and related technologies.
     -  Must be a U.S. citizen
     -  Must be in at least the senior year of an accredited U.S. high school with the intention
        to attend an accredited U.S. college or university
     -  Must have the intention of pursuing undergraduate or graduate studies in science or
        engineering during the interval of the scholarship.
 
     Please visit website for more scholarship details:  https://www.spaceclub.org
  
 RMHC/ HACER National Scholarship
     Amount:  $100,000 ($25,000 per year paid over four years)          Deadline:  February 4, 2020
     -  RMHC/HACER National Scholarships are $100,000 ($25,000 per year paid over four years) for five
        students who verify enrollment at any accredited institution that provides post-secondary education
        each year, among other requirements.
     -  Applicants must be a high school senior under 21 years of age with a minimum 3.0 (4.0 scale) GPA.
     -  Must be a legal U.S. resident and must be eligible to attend a two- or four-year college or university
        with a full course of study.
     -  Must plan to enroll at an accredited post-secondary education institution during the academic
        year following their graduation.
 
     Please visit website for more scholarship details:  https://www.mcdonalds.com/us/en-us/community.html
     

 UTEP Presidential Scholarship
     Amount:  $32,000                  Deadline:  Not Listed
     -  $8,000 per year to the top ranked student (#1) at the end of junior year from public high schools 
        within Region 19.
     -  Free on-campus housing for the first academic year for the fall, spring and summer semesters.
        (*Details will be provided at the time of award.)
     -  One offer per school year.
 
     Please visit website for more scholarship details:  https://www.utep.edu
 

UTEP Excellence Scholarship
    Amount:  $24,000                 Deadline:  Not Listed
    -  $6,000 per year to the top ranked student (#2) at the end of junior year from public high
       schools within Region 19.
    -  One offer per school.
 
     Please visit website for more scholarship details:  https://www.utep.edu
 

UTEP Andalusite Award/ Level 1
     Amount:  $12,000               Deadline:  Not Listed
     -  $3,000 per year, for four (4) years.
     -  Must meet two of the following criteria:
        * Overall high school GPA of at least 96.
        * Ranked in the Top 3% of graduating class.
        * See test score requirements table on website.
 
     Please visit website for more scholarship details:  https://www.utep.edu
 

UTEP Tanzanite Award/ Level 2
     Amount:  $8,000               Deadline:  Not Listed
     -  $1,000 per year, for four (4) years.
     -  Must meet all of the following criteria:
        * Overall high school overall GPA of at least 93.
        * Ranked in the top 10% of graduating class.
        * See test score requirements on website.
       
     Please visit website for more scholarship details:  https://www.utep.edu
 

UTEP Jaspilite Award/ Level 3
     Amount:  $4,000                  Deadline:  Not Listed
     -  $1,000 per year, for four (4) years.
     -  Must meet all of the following criteria:
        * Overall high school overall GPA of at least 90.
        * Ranked in the Top 10% of graduating class.
        * See test score requirements on website.
 
     Please visit website for more scholarship details:  https://www.utep.edu
 

UTEP Tanzanite Award/ Level 2
     Amount:  $8,000                   Deadline:  Not Listed
     -  $2,000 per year, for four (4) years.
     -  Must meet all of the following criteria:
        * Overall high school overall GPA of at least 93.
        * Ranked in the Top 10% of graduating class.
        * See test score requirements on website.
 
     Please visit website for more scholarship details:  https://www.utep.edu      
 

UTEP Jaspilite Award/ Level 3
     Amount:  $4,000                    Deadline:  Not Listed
     -  $1,000 per year, for four(4) years.
     -  Must meet all of the following criteria:
        * Overall high school overall GPA of at least 90.
        * Ranked in the Top 10% of graduating class.
        * See test score requirements on website.
   
     Please visit website for more scholarship details:  https://www.utep.edu