Scholarships in Texas

Educator Award

Award: -, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be nominated by the Lock Endowment Committee and demonstrate excellence in the study of history/social studies, or elementary education at an East Texas college or university.

Auxiliary to the Texas Society of Engineers Undergraduate English Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: January 31

Applicant must be a United States citizen or permanent resident, have completed a minimum of four semesters in an ABET approved Engineering Program at a Texas University, and must be enrolled as a full-time student with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Selection is based upon academic achievement and economic need. Program is to recognize and support outstanding engineering students by providing financial support through scholarships. Recipients will be recognized at the Annual Meeting of the Texas Society of Professional Engineers in San Antonio, TX in June. Funds will be available for the fall semester after enrollment verification.

Don't Mess With Texas Scholarship Program

Award: $3,000, Deadline: March 29

Applicant must be a high school senior who is planning to pursue a two- or four-year degree at a Texas university or college. Essay of 300-350 words must be submitted to apply. The Texas Department of Transportation spends millions of dollars each year to pick up litter along Texas highways, and research has shown that the people most likely to litter are Texans younger than 25. Explain what you have done to show you do not tolerate litter. For a few bonus points, tell us how you would convince others to join the fight.

NTA Texas - Doug Harman Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: April 1

Application for the NTA Texas Doug Harman Scholarship, and selection of the recipient, are not made through the Tourism Cares on-line system. Also, the application deadline may differ from the Tourism Cares one. Applications are made through the Tarrant County College Foundation's website. Applicant should be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States and a permanent resident of Texas who is planning a career in the travel, tourism, and hospitality industry and who is a full-time or part-time undergraduate student enrolled in a hospitality-related program of study at Tarrant County College Southeast Campus, pursuing an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Hospitality Management with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicant will have completed 30 credit hours by the end of the semester or term and be enrolled for a minimum of 9 semester hours (or three courses) for period of award (fall and spring semesters), and 3.0 GPA is maintained fall semester. For a complete application, the student should submit a signed scholarship application form that is signed, U. S. passport as proof of citizenship, or U. S. Alien Registration Card as proof of permanent residency, Texas drive's license as proof of permanent state residency, resume, two evaluations and letters of recommendation (one academic and one professional), an official transcript, and an essay. Essay (in required length and format): Discuss what segment of the travel and tourism or hospitality industry your current program of study focuses on. What opportunities are you taking advantage of as you prepare for a career in the industry? Please tell us about your academic and extracurricular activities and experiences, i.e. work, internships, etc., and how they tie into your present and future goals. Mention any awards or commendations you have received relating to the travel and tourism or hospitality industry. Award will be paid over two semesters.

Success Scholarship

Award: $3,100, Deadline: June 1

Applicant must not be a resident of Michigan. Minimum 3.2 GPA required.

Academic Community Enrichment Scholarship (ACE)

Award: $7,500, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be an out-of-state United States resident who satisfies at least two of the following criteria: ranks at least in the top 10% of their high school class; is a member of the National Honor Society; or has a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or better. Applicants who do not meet that criteria, but possess significant leadership and involvement may also be considered.

Non-Resident Transfer Leadership Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be a transfer student with a minimum 3.0 GPA who is not a resident of Utah, and has outstanding leadership abilities, activities, and achievements.

Non-Resident Transfer Diversity Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be a transfer student who is not a resident of Utah. Application, recommendation, and online essay in which applicant illustrates their geographic, ethnic and/or cultural background, and how it will contribute to an educationally diverse experience for students at the University, are required to be submitted.

Non-Resident Merit Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be an entering freshman who is not a resident of Utah, and is a National Merit Finalist.

Alumni Association Non-Resident Scholarship for Incoming Freshmen

Award: $5,800, Deadline: February 28

Applicant must be a current high school senior who is not a resident of Utah, but who's parent or grandparent is an University of Utah graduate. Applicant must have a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA and have been actively involved in service to their high school and/or community. Official transcript, a one-page essay, and letter of recommendation are required to be submitted.

Academic Excellence Level 2 Scholarship

Award: $6,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be an incoming freshmen who is not a resident of West Virginia.

University Merit - Non-Resident Scholarship

Award: $15,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a non-resident student who is named as a finalist by the National Merit Corporation and who designates West Virginia University as their school of first choice by the National Merit Corporation's deadline date.

Provost Scholarship

Award: $6,000, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be a first-time, domestic, undergraduate degree-seeking student entering the university in the fall. Applicant must be a non-Michigan resident with a cumulative 3.0 GPA and an ACT composite score of 22 (combined SAT Reasoning score of 1020). Admission application file is required to be submitted.

Diversity & Multiculturalism Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be a first-time, domestic, undergraduate degree-seeking student entering the university in the fall. Admission application file must be completed and applicant must be admissible to the university. Essay questions, participation in the Martin Luther King, Jr. Academy, and desire to add multiculturalism on campus are required.

Presidential Scholarship

Award: $8,000, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be a first-time, domestic, undergraduate degree-seeking student entering the university in the fall. Applicant must have a cumulative 3.5 GPA at the end of their junior year and a minimum composite ACT score of 25 (combined SAT Reasoning score of 1130). Applicants are automatically considered for award provided they apply to the university.

Top 10% Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must rank in the top 10% of a Texas public high school. Award may not be stacked with other awards.

MasterCard Scholarship Program

Award: $10,000, Deadline: February 16

Applicant must be Hispanic or of Hispanic descent. Financial need is required.

Ford Mi Fuerza Program

Award: $5,000, Deadline: February 16

Applicant must be Hispanic or of Hispanic descent who is studying at an accredited college or university in the U.S. or Puerto Rico for the upcoming academic year. Financial need is required.

St. David's Neal Kocurek Scholarship

Award: $6,000, Deadline: March 12

Applicant must be pursuing a career in a health care-related profession. Application form, essay, three official letters of recommendation, official scholastic transcript, first page of the Federal Income Tax Form, copy of Proof of United States Citizenship, and a recent photograph are required to be submitted.

Travel Scholarship

Award: $1,200, Deadline: None

Applicant must be a full-time, dependent student from the United States or Canada (excluding Minnesota and western Wisconsin).

HSF/Wells Fargo Scholarship Program

Award: $2,000, Deadline: December 15

Applicant must be a United States citizen or legal permanent resident with a permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551 who is of Hispanic heritage and is a current sophomore enrolled full-time with a minimum 3.0 GPA at a four-year accredited college or university in the United States; selected recipient must be enrolled as a junior during the award year. FAFSA is required. Program will be open as of fall 2009.

Merit Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be an incoming freshman student who will graduate high school on the United States mainland. Information provided on the admissions application, along with a high school transcript will determine criteria and eligibility of the award.

HSF/TU @ UT Austin HSF High School Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: January 31

Applicant must be a United States citizen or legal permanent resident with a permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551 who is of Hispanic heritage. Applicant must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale and plan to enroll as a full-time student in a degree seeking program at a four-year accredited institution at the University of Texas at Austin during the upcoming academic year. FAFSA must be completed by March 1; applicant must be able to demonstrate financial need. Priority will be given to applicants who are Pell grant eligible and to those who have unmet need. Program will begin as of fall 2009.

HSF/Peierls Rising Star Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a United States citizen or legal permanent resident with a permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551 who is of Hispanic heritage who is a current high school senior from Colorado or Texas who has participated in selected pre-collegiate programs. Applicant must have a GPA between 2.5 and 2.99 on a 4.0 scale and have plans to enroll as a full-time student in a degree-seeking program at an accredited institution in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, or Guam during the upcoming academic year. FAFSA is required. Program will begin as of fall 2009.

Out-of-State Tuition Waiver

Award: -, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be an out-of-state student.

Texas County Graduate Out of State Waivers

Award: -, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be in a graduate program and reside in one of the following Texas counties: Archer, Baylor, Childress, Clay, Collin, Collingsworth, Cooke, Cottle, Dallas, Denton, Donley, Foard, Gray, Hall, Hardeman, Jack, Montague, Parker, Rockwall, Tarrant, Wheeler, Wichita, Wilbarger, and Wise.

Dean's Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a non-resident freshmen student who has a minimum combined SAT Reasoning score of 1150 (minimum composite ACT score of 25) and a GPA between 3.25 and 3.49.

Presidential Scholarship

Award: $9,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be an entering non-resident freshman student who has a minimum combined SAT Reasoning score of 1150 (minimum composite ACT score of 25) and minimum 3.75 GPA.

Provost's Scholarship

Award: $7,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be an entering non-resident freshman student who has a minimum combined SAT Reasoning score of 1150 (minimum composite ACT score of 25) and a high school GPA between 3.5 and 3.74.

Terry Foundation Scholarship

Award: $14,000, Deadline: December 15

Applicant must have a minimum combined SAT Reasoning score of 1200 (minimum composite ACT score of 25) and be in the top 10% of their high school class. FAFSA, financial need, and two signed letters of recommendation are required.