Scholarships in Texas

Children of Disabled or Deceased Firemen, Peace Officers, Game Wardens, and Employees of Correctional Institutions Tuition Exemption

Award: -, Deadline: May 15

Applicant must be a Texas resident who is the child of a deceased or disabled fireman, paid municipal, county or state peace officer, a custodial employee of the Department of Corrections or game warden (paid or volunteer), who died or was disabled in the line of duty while serving Texas. Applicant must be under age 21 (age 22 if eligible for a school district's special education program) and attend a public college or university in Texas.

Children of U.S. Military who are Missing in Action or Prisoners of War (MIA/POWs) Exemption

Award: -, Deadline: May 15

Applicant must be a Texas resident who is the dependent child of a Texas resident who is a POW or MIA; proof of parent's status from the Department of Defense is required. Applicant must attend a public college or university in Texas, and be under 21 years of age or under 25 years of age if majority of financial support is from parent.

UA Scholar

Award: -, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must be an out-of=state first-time freshman student with a minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA and minimum composite ACT score between 30 and 31 (combined SAT Reasoning score between 1330 and 1390).

Greater San Antonio Builders Association/National Association of Home Builders Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: November 1; July 1

Applicant must be a Texas resident.

University President's Club Non-Resident Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a non-resident high school senior who will be an entering freshman. Selection will be based upon GPA and ACT/SAT scores, as well as proven leadership abilities, activities, and accomplishments.

Non-Resident Academic Full Tuition Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a nonresident of Utah. Selection is based upon GPA, test scores, leadership, activities, and accomplishments.

Non-Resident Academic Partial Tuition Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a high school senior who will be an entering freshman and who is not a resident of Utah. Selection is based upon scholastic record.

Scholarship for New Nebraskans

Award: $500, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must not be a resident of Nebraska.

National Scholars Program

Award: $13,900, Deadline: June 1

Applicant must not be a resident of Michigan or Ohio.

Mark Twain Nonresident Scholarship

Award: $5,500, Deadline: August 15

Applicant must rank in top 50% of graduating high school class, have a minimum composite ACT score of 27 (combined SAT I score of 1210), and be a resident of any state except Missouri.

Albert Loftin Endowed Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a degree-seeking student who has a minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA (at least a 3.0 GPA each semester), and must be a resident of Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, or Texas residing in school's service area. Official Texarkana Coll transcripts required. First preference is for an applicant who attended Texarkana Coll on an Albert Loftin scholarship; second preference is for an applicant who attended Texarkana Coll full time who plans on completing an undergraduate degree at Texas A&M U - Texarkana.

Charles and Anne Duncan Scholarship

Award: $25,240, Deadline: November 15

Applicant must be a student of outstanding merit and reside west of the Mississippi River. Priority is given to residents of Texas and the Southwest. Nomination by school or Emory Admission Committee is required.

Out-of-State Collegiate Scholar

Award: $3,500, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must be an out-of-state first-time freshman student with a minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA and a minimum composite ACT score between 28 and 29 (combined SAT Reasoning score between 1250-1320).

Out-of-State Presidential Scholar

Award: -, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must be an out-of-state first-time freshman student with a minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA and minimum composite ACT score between 32 and 36 (combined SAT Reasoning score between 1400 and 1600).

Out-of-State Capstone Scholar

Award: $1,500, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must be an out-of-state first-time freshman student with a minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA and a minimum composite ACT score of 27 (combined SAT Reasoning score between 1210 and 1240).

Out-of-State Grant

Award: $3,000, Deadline: None

Applicant must have a minimum 2.0 GPA and be a resident of any state except Kansas. FAFSA is required.

Tom and Judith Comstock Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must have an amateur radio license and be accepted at a two- or four-year college. Preference is given to residents of Oklahoma or Texas.

Fred R. McDaniel Memorial Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must have at least a general class amateur radio license and be attending school in the FCC Fifth Call District (Arkansas, Louisiana, Michigan, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas). Preference is given to residents of Arkansas, Louisiana, Michigan, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas who have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

Houston Livestock and Rodeo Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a Texas resident and have a minimum 3.0 GPA and a minimum combined SAT I score of 970 (composite ACT score of 21). Two letters of recommendation required.

President's Achievement Scholarship - Tier 1

Award: $5,000, 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.

Out-of-State Tuition Assistance Scholarship

Award: $6,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must show academic ability and not be a resident of Idaho.

Ray C. Janeway Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: January 31

Applicant must be a resident of Texas and attend an institution in Texas.

Gertrude Botts-Saucier Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: June 15

Applicant must be a lineal descendant of worthy Confederates or collateral descendant who is a member of the Children of the Confederacy or the United Daughters of the Confederacy. Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA, be enrolled in an accredited college or university, and carry a minimum of 12 hours each semester, and be from Louisiana, Mississippi, or Texas. Applicant must be prepared to pass entrance examination of prospective college or university. Applicant must submit proof of Confederate Military Record, line of descent from Confederate ancestor, a letter of endorsement from sponsoring Chapter, a letter of recommendation, complete financial report, official transcripts, an essay on the significance of a southern heritage, and a wallet size photo. Original and four copies of the application forms and five copies of all documents, certificates, and letters must be submitted to the Division Director of Education. All inquiries must include a self-addressed, stamped envelope.

Texas Public Educational Grant Program (TPEG)

Award: -, Deadline: Varies

Applicant must be attending a public school in Texas. Selection is based upon financial need.

Tuition Equalization Grant

Award: $4,966, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a Texas resident enrolled at a Texas college or university with financial need.

Leveraging Educational Assistance Partnership Program (LEAP) Grant

Award: $1,250, Deadline: May 15

Applicant must be a Texas resident attending a public school in Texas at least part time. Selection is based upon financial need.

Early High School Graduation Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: May 15

Applicant must be a resident of Texas who completed the requirements for graduation from a Texas public high school in no more than 36 consecutive months. Applicant must attend a Texas college or university.

Fifth-Year Accounting Student Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: May 15

Applicant must have completed at least 120 hours of college work and intend on taking the written exam conducted by the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy to receive a certificate of "certified public accountant." Selection based upon financial need and scholastic ability and performance. Applicant must be a resident of Texas attending a participating Texas college or university.

License Plate Insignia Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: May 15

Applicant must be a resident of Texas and be attending a school in Texas. Selection is based upon financial need.

McNair Scholars Award

Award: $12,000, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must be from outside South Carolina. Selection is based upon academic achievement, leadership, and character.