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.

InspirASIAN Scholarships
Sponsor: InspirASIAN
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors in good academic standing (minimum GPA of 3.4) who will attend an accredited college or university in Fall 2020. Applicant must be residents of an area with a APCA chapter (Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, Ohio, Texas, Washington, Wisconsin, or Washington D.C. metro area). Applicant must submit completed application, reference, and personal essay.

Princeton Prize in Race Relations
Sponsor: Alumni Association of Princeton
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Award is for students currently enrolled in ninth through twelfth grades in a participating region (Alabama, Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Cleveland, Connecticut, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Memphis, Miami, Nashville, New Jersey, NYC, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Rochester, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, St Louis, or Washington, DC) who have been actively involved in a volunteer activity that has had a significant, positive impact on race relations in their school or community.

San Antonio Area Foundation Scholarships – Individual Applications
Sponsor: San Antonio Area Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Applicant must be from the greater San Antonio (Texas) area. There are multiple scholarships available with different requirements. Visit website for details.

Texas History Essay Contest
Sponsor: The Sons of the Republic of Texas
Amount: Up to $4,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Description: Contest is open to graduating high school seniors in Texas. History, Government, and English students are particularly encouraged to participate. Applicant must submit an essay on the last president of the Republic of Texas.

Determined Scholars Award
Sponsor: Dream Big Fort Worth
Amount: Up to $20,000 over four years
Closing Date: February 3, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school juniors set to graduate in June 2021 from a Tarrant County (TX) public school. Applicant must have demonstrated need for financial assistance and demonstrated ability to overcome obstacles.

Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Scholarship
Sponsor: Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo
Amount: Up to $20,000 over four years
Closing Date: February 3, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors who are Texas residents and plan to attend a Texas college or university. There are multiple scholarships with specific requirements.

Ford Driving Dreams Scholarship
Sponsor: Ford Motor Company
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: February 3, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors from North Texas or the San Antonio or Houston areas who have at least a 3.0 GPA AND 20 or higher on the ACT OR 1050 or higher on the SAT.

TSCRF Scholarship
Sponsor: Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Foundation (TSCRF)
Amount: At least $2,000
Closing Date: February 3, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are accepted or enrolled at an accredited university in Texas or Oklahoma with plans to pursue a degree program in agriculture or an agriculture-related program (Animal Science, Pre-Vet, Agribusiness, Range Management or Wildlife).

Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Jimmy Rane Foundation
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: February 7, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to high school seniors and current college freshmen and sophomores who are no older than 20 years of age as of August 1, 2020. Applicant must reside in one of the following states or the District of Columbia: Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia. Students will be selected based on academic excellence, community involvement, leadership skills, awards and honors, and financial need.

Arlington Foundation of Excellence in Education Scholarship
Sponsor: Arlington Foundation of Excellence in Education
Amount: Up to $3,000
Closing Date: February 14, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to African American high school seniors who attend a school in Tarrant County (Texas).

A+ Federal Credit Union Scholarships
Sponsor: A+ Federal Credit Union
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: February 17, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current A+FCU members (Texas) or children or grandchildren of A+FCU members. Applicant must be a graduating high school senior planning to study any major, current college students with at least 60 collegiate hours AND successfully admitted into the School of Education and teachers working on a master’s degree.

Ruiz 4 Kids Scholarships
Sponsor: Ruiz 4 Kids
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: February 20, 2020
Description: Scholarships are open to high school seniors who live within 35 or 50 miles of an area with a Ruiz Foods presence (Dinuba or Tulare, California; Denison, Texas; or Florence, South Carolina – see website for details).

Dick Laursen Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Texas Agricultural Irrigation Association
Amount: $500 per semester/$4,000 total maximum/4 year maximum
Closing Date: March 1, 2020
Description: Scholarships is open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate and graduate students. Applicant must be an agriculture major attending a Texas university or college on a full-time basis.

Sheriff’s Association of Texas Youth Scholarship
Sponsor: Sheriffs’ Association of Texas
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 1, 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: March 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship 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.

Education First Scholarships
Sponsor: Education First
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: March 13, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors from select high schools in the following U.S. cities: Austin, Boston, Denver, Los Angeles, Portland (OR), San Diego, San Francisco, and Seattle.

Curwen-Guidry-Blackburn Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Southern Bowling Congress
Amount: $750
Closing Date: March 15, 2020
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.

Maximum Independence Scholarship
Sponsor: Goodwill Industries of Southwest Oklahoma & North Texas, Inc.
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors within the Goodwill Industries of Southwest Oklahoma and North Texas, Inc. service area. Applicant must have a documented 15 hours of community service during senior year of high school and have a documented disability or a demonstrated financial need.

Susan Howard Community Service Award
Sponsor: British American Foundation of Texas
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to residents of Texas OR Great Britain who are enrolled in full-time education and are aged between 11 and 21 years of age. Applicant must be currently working on an inspiring community service project or have done so within the past 12 months.

Bernie Varnadore Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Dixie Baseball
Amount: $1,250
Closing Date: April 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to outstanding high school seniors who at one time participated in a franchised Dixie Boys Baseball (Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia), Inc. program and plan to pursue undergraduate studies at a college or university.

Dr. Joseph Graham Fellowship for College Pro-Life Leaders
Sponsor: Right to Life Texas
Amount: Up to $8,000
Closing Date: April 4, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate Texas students who are passionate leaders and a pro-life college student.

NVM Scholarship
Sponsor: National Videogame Museum (NVM)
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: May 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who will be enrolling in a four-year college or university. Applicant should be pursuing careers in either a videogame or technology-based field. There are four scholarships, each with a specific requirement: 1. Frisco, Texas resident; 2. Women from anyone in the U.S.; 3. Texas residents; and 4. Texas residents who attends a Title 1 school.

TCA Gareth Morgan Student Teacher Scholarship
Sponsor: Texas Classical Association
Amount: $500
Closing Date: June 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to student teachers enrolled in a Latin certification program in Texas.

TSJCL Lourania Miller & Gareth Morgan Scholarships for High School Seniors
Sponsor: Texas Classical Association
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to Texas high school seniors who are planning to continue their study of Latin and the classics while in college. Students who receive this scholarship must take Latin or Greek their freshman year at college.

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