Texas Scholarships

Scholarships for students Texas. Some scholarships specifically open to Texas students, and others give preference to students in Texas.

LNESC Emergency Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: LULAC National Educational Service Centers, Inc. | Macy’s
Amount: Up to $500
Closing Date: Rolling
Description: Scholarship is open to students facing economic hardship, such as change in family income/support, loss of job, death of an immediate family member, natural disaster, pending eviction or home foreclosure, burglary or fire. Applicant must be a resident of California, Florida, Missouri, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, or Texas and enrolled full-time in an accredited college or university with at least a 3.0 GPA.

Average to Extraordinary Scholarship
Sponsor: Daniel Stark Injury Lawyers
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: September 30, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to high school students from Texas. Applicant must share an experience that has changed his or her life, entrepreneurial goals, and their passions.

NBT Scholarships
Sponsor: Nuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs
Amount: Up to $3,500
Closing Date: September 30, 2018
Description: Scholarships are open to students majoring in programs that lead to careers in manufacturing. In addition to the general scholarships, there is a scholarship open specifically to students attending universities in the state of Texas.

Sheriff’s Association of Texas Youth Scholarship
Sponsor: Sheriffs’ Association of Texas
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: October 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to sons, daughters, and grandchildren of sheriffs, former sheriffs, sheriff’s office employees or peace officers in the state of Texas who are currently enrolled in college.

Texas Railroad Peace Officers Association Scholarship
Sponsor: Sheriffs’ Association of Texas
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: October 15, 2018
Description: Scholarships is open to current college students in the state of Texas who are pursing a degree in Criminal Justice and a career in law enforcement.

Youth Awards
Sponsor: Hispanic Heritage Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: October 15, 2018
Description: Award is open to Latino high school seniors who excel both inside and outside the classroom, who have at least a 3.0 GPA and are Permanent residents, DACA, U.S. Citizens, or eligible non-citizens. Applicants must be from the Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Northern California, Phoenix, or Washington, DC areas.

National Rice Month Scholarship
Sponsor: USA Rice
Amount: Up to $4,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors in rice-growing states (Arkansas, California, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Texas). Applicant must create a video about U.S. rice, National Rice Month, and the importance of rice to their state.

C. Lamar Meek Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Louisiana Mosquito Control Association
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: November 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled in an accredited college or university in the state of Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma or Texas who have undertaken an investigation/research/outreach project in the area of medical and veterinary entomology.

Hagan Scholarships
Sponsor: Hagan Scholarship Foundation
Amount: Up to $5,000 each semester
Closing Date: November 15, 2018
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors with at least a 3.5 GPA and from a rural area (a county with less than 50,000 people). Applicant must live in an eligible state (see website for details – Middle America) and demonstrate financial need.

Take Care of Texas Video Contest
Sponsor: Take Care of Texas
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: December 14, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to Texas high school students in grades 9 through 12. Applicant must submit a video that portrays positive ways Texas can help keep our air clean, keep our water clean, conserve water, save energy, or reduce waste.

Curwen-Guidry-Blackburn Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Southern Bowling Congress
Amount: $750
Closing Date: March 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who are residents of Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, or Texas. Applicant must currently be bowling in a USBC-sanctioned league and have bowled for three out of four years in high school.

Celebrate the West High School Art Competition
Sponsor: Western Governors’ Association
Amount: Up to $1,200
Closing Date: April 28, 2019
Description: Competition is open to high school students (grades 9-12) in public, private, charter, and alternative schools. Home-schooled students in that age group also may enter. Student must be in a school in a WGA member state: Alaska, American Samoa, Arizona, California, Colorado, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Northern Mariana Islands, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming. Applicant must submit a two-dimensional art piece on what their state means to them.

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