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.

Dinwiddie Family Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Dinwiddie Family Foundation Loan Forgiveness
Amount: Up to $11,000
Closing Date: September 23, 2020
Description: Loan forgiveness scholarship is open to African American college graduates who received their first bachelor’s degree in the spring (or summer term) of 2020. Applicant must be a permanent resident of Los Angeles County, CA, San Antonio, TX, or Oklahoma City, OK.

$1,000 Easy Scholarship: Fill Out An Easy Pledge to Vote! (Other States)
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: September 30, 2020
Description: You could win an easy $1,000 scholarship by filling out our easy pledge to vote this November. All you have to do is share why you plan on voting this fall. It takes less than 2 minutes! Fill out the online pledge form to automatically enter to win a $1,000 scholarship. Must be a current resident or attending post-secondary school in Arizona, Iowa, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Texas or Wisconsin to be eligible. Only applicable for 18 to 25 year olds. Let’s Do This.

NBT Scholarships
Sponsor: Nuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs
Amount: Up to $3,500
Closing Date: September 30, 2020
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, 2020
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, 2020
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.

National Rice Month Scholarship
Sponsor: USA Rice
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2020
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, 2020
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.

Youth Awards
Sponsor: Hispanic Heritage Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: December 6, 2020
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 Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Northern California, Phoenix, or Washington, DC areas.

Text Free for Tita Bi-Annual Scholarship
Sponsor: Patterson Law Group
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to Texas full-time students, entering or attending an accredited university or law school in the United States with at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must submit a video, short writing (three paragraphs or less) or poem, or photo or graphic on a subject related to reducing the number of truck accidents due to distracted driving in Texas.

Curwen-Guidry-Blackburn Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Southern Bowling Congress
Amount: $750
Closing Date: March 15, 2021
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.

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