Scholarships in Texas

Tuition Equalization Grant for Northwood University - Texas Campus

Award: $3,364, Deadline: March 15

This program provides grant aid to financially needy students to enable them to attend private, non-profit colleges or universities in Texas. Applicants must be Texas residents or non-resident National Merit Finalists who are receiving at least $1,000 in competitive scholarships. Applicants must show financial need and earn and maintain an overall college GPA of at least 2.5. Students may not be receiving athletic scholarships. Applicants must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Eligibility for this program is determined by the college financial aid office. Applicants should contact the college financial aid office for additional information and availability of funds.

Tuition Equalization Grant for Parker University

Award: $3,364, Deadline: March 15

This program provides grant aid to financially needy students to enable them to attend private, non-profit colleges or universities in Texas. Applicants must be Texas residents or non-resident National Merit Finalists who are receiving at least $1,000 in competitive scholarships. Applicants must show financial need and earn and maintain an overall college GPA of at least 2.5. Students may not be receiving athletic scholarships. Applicants must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Eligibility for this program is determined by the college financial aid office. Applicants should contact the college financial aid office for additional information and availability of funds.

Tuition Equalization Grant for Rice University

Award: $3,364, Deadline: March 15

This program provides grant aid to financially needy students to enable them to attend private, non-profit colleges or universities in Texas. Applicants must be Texas residents or non-resident National Merit Finalists who are receiving at least $1,000 in competitive scholarships. Applicants must show financial need and earn and maintain an overall college GPA of at least 2.5. Students may not be receiving athletic scholarships. Applicants must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Eligibility for this program is determined by the college financial aid office. Applicants should contact the college financial aid office for additional information and availability of funds.

Tuition Equalization Grant for Southwestern Adventist University

Award: $3,364, Deadline: March 15

This program provides grant aid to financially needy students to enable them to attend private, non-profit colleges or universities in Texas. Applicants must be Texas residents or non-resident National Merit Finalists who are receiving at least $1,000 in competitive scholarships. Applicants must show financial need and earn and maintain an overall college GPA of at least 2.5. Students may not be receiving athletic scholarships. Applicants must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Eligibility for this program is determined by the college financial aid office. Applicants should contact the college financial aid office for additional information and availability of funds.

Tuition Equalization Grant for St. Edward's University

Award: $3,364, Deadline: March 15

This program provides grant aid to financially needy students to enable them to attend private, non-profit colleges or universities in Texas. Applicants must be Texas residents or non-resident National Merit Finalists who are receiving at least $1,000 in competitive scholarships. Applicants must show financial need and earn and maintain an overall college GPA of at least 2.5. Students may not be receiving athletic scholarships. Applicants must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Eligibility for this program is determined by the college financial aid office. Applicants should contact the college financial aid office for additional information and availability of funds.

Tuition Equalization Grant for Texas Lutheran University

Award: $3,364, Deadline: March 15

This program provides grant aid to financially needy students to enable them to attend private, non-profit colleges or universities in Texas. Applicants must be Texas residents or non-resident National Merit Finalists who are receiving at least $1,000 in competitive scholarships. Applicants must show financial need and earn and maintain an overall college GPA of at least 2.5. Students may not be receiving athletic scholarships. Applicants must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Eligibility for this program is determined by the college financial aid office. Applicants should contact the college financial aid office for additional information and availability of funds.

Tuition Equalization Grant for Texas Wesleyan University

Award: $3,364, Deadline: March 15

This program provides grant aid to financially needy students to enable them to attend private, non-profit colleges or universities in Texas. Applicants must be Texas residents or non-resident National Merit Finalists who are receiving at least $1,000 in competitive scholarships. Applicants must show financial need and earn and maintain an overall college GPA of at least 2.5. Students may not be receiving athletic scholarships. Applicants must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Eligibility for this program is determined by the college financial aid office. Applicants should contact the college financial aid office for additional information and availability of funds.

Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Scholarships

Award: -, Deadline: February 6

Applicants must be U.S. citizens and be graduating high school seniors from public schools who have completed a current FAFSA. Applicants must also plan to attend and have applied to an accredited, not-for-profit university in Texas after graduation. SAT or ACT scores are required. Selection is based on financial need, academic performance and demonstrated leadership. Multiple types of scholarship are available. Specific eligibility criteria and deadlines differ for each scholarship.

The Czech Center Museum Houston Academic Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 12

Applicants must have at least one Czech parent and be full-time undergraduate degree candidates to a four-year college or university. They must either be Texas residents or sons or daughters of members of the Czech Cultural Center Houston. Financial need is considered.

Texas Mutual Insurance Company Scholarship Program

Award: -, Deadline: Rolling

Applicants must be spouses or children of persons who died or became disabled as a result of a compensable work-related accident or illness or persons whose injuries qualify them for lifetime income benefits (LIBs) pursuant to the Texas Workers? Compensation Act. Children must be unmarried and age 25 or younger. Spouses must not have remarried if the worker is deceased and must still be eligible for workers' compensation benefits.

Herff Jones Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: April 4

Applicants must be graduating high school seniors in Texas, have a 3.0 or higher GPA and plan to major or minor in a communications-related field. Students must also have been involved in journalism during high school.

Red Oak Foundation Scholarship

Award: $600, Deadline: Varies

Applicants must be Texas residents who have participated in a University Interscholastic League (UIL) academic event. They must have plans to become a K-12 public school teacher in Texas and be planning to attend Texas Wesleyan University or a four-year public university located in Texas. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

MexAustin IME/Becas Scholarships

Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 30

Applicants must be college freshmen in the fall semester and be Mexican immigrants, children of Mexican immigrants, Latino immigrants (other than Mexican) & children of Latino immigrants. Minimum 2.5 GPA required. Students must live in one of the following counties in Texas: Bastrop, Bell, Blanco, Brown, Burnet, Caldwell, Coryell, Comanche, Coleman, Falls, Fayette, Hamilton, Hays, Llano, Lampasas, Lee, McLennan, Milam, Mills, Limestone, San Saba, Travis or Williamson. Applicants must also be able to show proof of financial need.

Catherine D. Felsing Memorial Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: Open

Applicants must be graduating high-school seniors in the Austin, TX area with a minimum 3.0 GPA who are planning to pursue a field of medicine that benefits depression or addiction recovery. In addition to the application, students must also submit a one-page letter explaining why he/she should be considered for the scholarship, and how they plan on improving the lives of those affected by depression and/or substance addiction.

Houston Alumni Chapter Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 30

Applicant must be a United States citizen from the Houston metropolitan area and a graduating high school senior OR a current AAMU undergraduate student who is in good standing with the University. Students who are graduating high school seniors must have at least a 3.00 GPA and have attained a score in the 50 percentile on the college entrance examination (ACT or SAT). Students who are current AAMU students must have a cumulative GPA of 2.85 and completed 30 semester hrs.

Sleep Inn - Austin Northeast Hospitality Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: March 31

Applicants must be graduating high school seniors at a Texas-based high school or a college student currently enrolled at a Texas-based college. Students should be pursuing a degree in the field of Hospitality or Restaurant Management and have a minimum 3.0 GPA or higher. Applicants will submit a 500-word essay on "My Greatest Hospitality Moment".