Scholarships in Texas

Admissions Academic Scholarship - Non-Resident

Award: $3,500, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must not be a Florida resident.

Larry Temple Scholarship

Award: $7,000, Deadline: December 1

Preference is given to an applicant majoring in liberal arts, fine arts, or social work, and to Texas residents.

Abe and Annie Seibel Foundation Loan

Award: $8,000, Deadline: February 28

Applicant must be a Texas resident, a graduate of a Texas high school, and a student enrolled full-time at an accredited Texas college or university with the intention of completing requirements toward a first bachelor's degree. Freshmen applicants must rank in the top 10% of their high school graduation class or have a minimum of 1100 SAT or 23 ACT score. College level students are reviewed on their grades earned through the fall semester each year. Renewable up to four years with a required minimum GPA of 3.0 overall. Co-signer is required.

Out of State Fee Waiver

Award: -, Deadline: Fall

Applicant must have a minimum 3.2 GPA, minimum combined SAT Reasoning score of 1200, and be an incoming freshman student or transfer student.

AAF Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a resident of Armstrong, Briscoe, Carson, Castro, Collingsworth, Childress, Dallam, Deaf Smith, Donley, Gray, Hall, Hansford, Hartley, Hemphill, Hutchinson, Lipscomb, Moore, Ochiltree, Oldham, Parmer, Potter, Randall, Roberts, Sherman, Swisher, or Wheeler county in the northernmost Texas Panhandle.

Moody Scholar Program

Award: $2,000, Deadline: December 5

Applicant must have a minimum 88 average, be in the top quarter of their class, must attend college in the state of Texas and must demonstrate financial need. Applicant must be a graduate of a Galveston County high school.

STEM Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: March 26

Applicant must be a citizen of the United States who is registered for at least a half-time course load or more at a TSCG member institution in good standing as: a sophomore at a two-year institution; a sophomore at a four-year institution; a junior or senior at a four-year institution; or a first or second year student at a medical school.

Conditional Grant Program

Award: $3,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a Texas resident, must be economically disadvantaged, and must attend a four-year public college or university in Texas.

St. David's Medical Center Healthcare Volunteers Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be pursuing a healthcare-related degree at a school in Texas.

Millhollon Educational Trust Loan

Award: $30,000, Deadline: July 1 (fall); January 2 (spring)

Applicant must be a Texas resident attending a Texas school who is 25 years old or younger. Financial need must be demonstrated and interview is required.

Texas History Essay Contest

Award: $3,000, Deadline: February 3

Applicant must submit a 1,500- to 2,000-word essay on Texas history. Selection is based upon depth of research into Texas history, originality of thought and expression, and organization.

Young Physician Section Rural Student Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: January 31; February 1

Applicant must reside in rural areas of Texas and intend to pursue a career in science or medicine. Essay, official transcript, and two letters of recommendation required.

Physician Assistant Loan Reimbursement Program

Award: $5,000, Deadline: June 30

Applicant must be attending an accredited Texas college or university.

RMCMI Scholarship

Award: $2,750, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be enrolled as a full-time student and be a resident of one of the RMCMI member states: Arizona, Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Texas, Utah, or Wyoming.

TAHPERD Student Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student studying health education, physical education, recreation, and/or dance at a Texas college or university. Applicant must be a student member of TAHPERD as of March 1 of the application year and continue membership through the next year. Applicant must continue in the same program for fall and spring semesters as a full-time student during the academic year the scholarship is awarded. Letter from chair of applicant's department verifying the discipline in which the applicant is majoring and that he/she is a full-time student is required.

Texas Transportation Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 30

Applicant must have been enrolled in a school in Texas during some phase of education (elementary, secondary, or high school). Selection is based upon scholastic ability, potential, professional interest, character, and financial need.

Best Book on East Texas History

Award: $250, Deadline: May 1

Award is for the best book on people, places, or things in East Teas. Nomination may be made by the author or the publisher. Writing samples are required.

  • Texas
  • No Restrictions
  • All Majors Eligible

Back to School Nursing Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: January 31; April 30; July 31; October 31

Applicant must be a legal resident of the United States who is at least 18 years of age or older at the time of registration and who plans to enroll in a previously unattended institution in the United States (award not open to residents in Florida, New York, Rhode Island or other states/territories). Applicant must be a nursing student. Response to why the applicant decided to pursue a nursing career is required.

Franklin Lindsay Loan

Award: $7,000, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen and a Texas resident attending a college or university full time in Texas and have a minimum 2.0 GPA (undergraduate) or a minimum 3.0 GPA (graduate). Selection is based upon academics. Financial need may be considered.

Oratorical Contest Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: November

Applicant must be a Texas resident, current high school student, be sponsored by an American Legion post, and compete in the state oratorical contest.

Beau Mitchell Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,300, Deadline: March 1

Applicant should preferably be a non-resident student who is a former member of the Boy Scouts of America with strong moral character and an orientation toward the outdoors. Financial need required.

Nonresident Incentive Tuition Waiver

Award: $4,000, Deadline: February 1 (priority)

Applicant must be a nonresident of Oklahoma, have high GPA and ACT scores, and be the child or grandchild of OSU alumni/ae.

Sun Devil Scholarship

Award: $6,500, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must be a high school senior enrolling for the fall semester as a full-time student. Applicant will be automatically considered for the award once they have been admitted to the university.

President's Achievement Scholarship - Tier 3

Award: $1,000, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must demonstrate an ability to overcome academic and socioeconomic adversity, be a Texas resident, and a graduate of a Texas high school.

President's Achievement Scholarship - Tier 2

Award: $2,000, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must be a Texas resident, graduate from a Texas high school, and demonstrate the ability to overcome academic and socioeconomic adversity.

Tuition Exemption Scholarship for Nonresidents

Award: $9,400, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must be a resident of a state other than Louisiana, have high standardized test scores, and an excellent academic record, especially in English and math.

Nonresident Fee Waiver

Award: $5,300, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must be a resident of a state other than Louisiana and have a commendable academic record.

Amigo Scholarship

Award: $14,815, Deadline: February 1 (fall); October 1 (spring)

Applicant must have a minimum 3.5 high school GPA with minimum composite ACT score of 23 (combined SAT Reasoning score of 1070) or have a minimum 3.0 high school GPA with a minimum composite ACT score of 26 (combined SAT Reasoning score of 1170). Applicant must not be from New Mexico.

Exemption for Dual-Enrolled Students

Award: -, Deadline: May 15

Applicant must be enrolled in a dual-credit program at a Texas public junior or community college and be attending a Texas high school operated by a school district that has an agreement with that college.

Border County Doctoral Faculty Education Loan Repayment

Award: $5,000, Deadline: May 15

Applicant must be a faculty member at a Texas college or university that borders Mexico. Applicant must have received a doctoral degree on or after September 1, 1994 from an accredited U.S. college or university, and must commit to remaining employed full-time for at least one academic year. Applicant must be nominated by his or her college or university president.