Scholarships in Texas

Out of State Award

Award: $3,000, Deadline: May 1 (priority)

Applicant must be a United States resident who is living outside of New York State and who visits the college before January 31st of their senior year.

Jayhawk Generations Scholarship

Award: $12,154, Deadline: November 1

Applicant must be an admitted first-time, non-resident freshman student whose parent, step-parent, legal guardian, grandparent, step-grandparent, or great-grandparent earned a degree at the university. Minimum 3.5 GPA and combined SAT Reasoning score of 1090 (composite ACT score of 24) required.

Blazer Elite Scholarship

Award: $9,000, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must be a non-resident student. Selection is based upon academic achievement.

Blazer Gold Scholarship

Award: $5,500, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must be a non-resident student. Selection is based upon academic achievement.

Blazer Achievement Scholarship

Award: $3,500, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must be a non-resident student. Selection is based upon academic achievement.

Blazer Pride Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must be a non-resident student. Selection is based upon academic achievement.

Out of State Grant

Award: $2,000, Deadline: None

Applicant must be a full-time student and one of the following: a United States citizen who is a non-Florida resident living in the United States or a United States territory or an eligible non-citizen (permanent resident).

The Amarillo Garden Club Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a female student, residing in the 26 northernmost counties of the Texas Panhandle, who is a junior or senior attending Texas Tech University or West Texas A&M University with a major in horticulture. Minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA required.

The Amarillo Handgunners Association - The Bill Goodson Memorial Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be an American citizen, residing in one of the 26 northernmost counties of the Texas Panhandle, who is a graduating senior engaged in or sincerely interested in a shooting sport or activity. Minimum grade average of "C" during school year (2.0 GPA while attending college/university) required.

Association of Information Technology Professionals Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a resident of the northernmost 26 counties of the Texas Panhandle, who will be or is currently attending West Texas A&M University or Amarillo College and majoring in computer information systems. Minimum 3.0 GPA required.

The Senator Teel Bivins Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a graduating senior in a public or private school in Senate District 31 taking Advanced Placement/Honors curriculum. Leadership and community service must be demonstrated. Applicant must major in the field of education at any Texas college or university. Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA required.

The A.A. and Hattie Mae Bush Accounting Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a graduating senior or currently enrolled college student from the 26 northernmost counties of the Texas Panhandle, or currently attending Amarillo College, Texas Tech University or West Texas A&M University and majoring in accounting. Minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA required.

Dallam County 4-H Scholarship

Award: $750, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a graduating senior from Dallam County, who will have attended a minimum of half of 4-H club meetings during their senior year, was enrolled in 4-H for four years, completed at least one project per year, submitted 4-H recordbook during the last four years, and has had 4-H involvement in Citizenship, Leadership and Community Service. Priority given to 4-H Gold Star award recipients. Minimum 2.5 GPA required.

The Nancy Gerald Memorial Nursing Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a junior or senior level college student from the 26 northernmost counties of the Texas Panhandle who exhibits integrity, thriftiness, ambition, moral character and a sincere desire to achieve a higher education. Applicant must be majoring in the field of nursing at Amarillo College or West Texas A&M University. Minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA required.

Howard D. Graves Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a graduating or currently enrolled student from the 26 northernmost counties of the Texas Panhandle, who will attend an institution in the Texas A&M System. Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA required.

The Henry Hamilton Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a graduating or currently enrolled student from the 26 northernmost counties of the Texas Panhandle who will major in a field of engineering and/or environmental science and exhibits community service, leadership and financial need. Minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA required.

Senator Grady and Andrine Hazlewood Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a graduating senior from a high school located in the 26 northernmost counties of the Texas Panhandle who exhibits financial need. Applicant must attend Amarillo College, Texas Tech University, or West Texas A&M University. Minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA required.

The Jake Jones Memorial Scholarship for the Learning Disabled

Award: $500, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a learning disabled graduating senior from the 26 northernmost counties of the Texas Panhandle who exhibits integrity, ambition, moral character and a strong desire to achieve a higher level of education. Applicant may attend any Texas college/university.

Robert A. and Margaret W. Kesterson Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a graduating high school senior from the 26 northernmost counties of the Texas Panhandle who is working part-time and planning to work while in college at either Amarillo College or West Texas A&M University. Financial need, academic excellence, community involvement and leadership must be demonstrated.

Love Your Neighbor Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a graduating senior from the 26 northernmost counties of the Texas Panhandle who is an active member in their local church and exhibits financial need, community service, and leadership. Applicant must attend Amarillo College or West Texas A&M University. Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA required.

Jack and Marci McMicken Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a graduating senior who is a member or immediate family member of the Amarillo Bowling Association, Amarillo Women's Bowling Associate, or the Amarillo Young American Bowling Alliance. Minimum 2.0 GPA required.

The Heather Nicole Moseley Memorial Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a graduating or currently enrolled student from the 26 northernmost counties of the Texas Panhandle who will pursue a degree in occupational or physical therapy from Amarillo College, West Texas A&M University, Texas Tech University, or the University of Texas. Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA required.

McDonald's of Amarillo and Canyon and United Supermarkets Scholarships

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a graduating high school senior living in the KFDA viewing area who will attend West Texas A&M University or Amarillo College as a full-time student. Minimum 3.2 GPA required.

West Texas A&M University Freshman Engineering Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a graduating high school senior living in the KFDA viewing area, who plans to major in pre-engineering as an incoming freshman at West Texas A&M University. Applicant should have dual or AP credit for pre-calculus or calculus I, be ranked in the top quarter of their high school class, and have a minimum ACT composite score of 28 (with minimum ACT math score of 30). Minimum 3.0 GPA required for 14 credit hours in the fall semester.

The John W. Puckett Memorial Accounting Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a junior or senior accounting major at West Texas A&M University who demonstrates financial need and academic excellence. Minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA required.

Benjamin Gimp Raffkind Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a graduating senior from the 26 northernmost counties of the Texas Panhandle, who exhibits community service and leadership and will attend Amarillo College or West Texas A&M University. Minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA required.

The Guyon Saunders Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a child, stepchild or grandchild of an employee of CS STARS LLC employed at least two years prior to the date of application. Applicant can be a graduating senior, a student currently enrolled in higher education, or someone interested in pursuing a degree from an institution of higher education. Minimum 2.5 GPA required.

Paulus Schroeter Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a graduating senior from the 26 northernmost counties of the Texas Panhandle who demonstrates financial need and exhibits community service and outstanding leadership. Minimum 3.4 cumulative GPA required while in college.

Dr. Charles and Phyllis Seward Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a graduating senior from the 26 northernmost counties of the Texas Panhandle who exhibits community service and leadership, is career oriented, is employed, and will attend Amarillo College or West Texas A&M University. Preference given to Native Americans. Minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA required while in college.

Jerry M. Speed Memorial Scholarship

Award: $750, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a student from the 26 northernmost counties of the Texas Panhandle, who exhibits financial need and will attend Amarillo College or West Texas A&M University. Preference given to those majoring in the service industry, especially mortuary science and health. Minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA required while in college.