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.

Ford Driving Dreams Scholarship
Sponsor: Ford Motor Company
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: February 6, 2019extended to February 21, 2019
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.

Regions Riding Forward Scholarship Essay Contest
Sponsor: Regions Financial Corporation
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: February 28, 2019
Description: Scholarship contest is open to high school seniors and college students who live and attend school in a state where Regions does business (see website for specific states). Applicant must submit an essay on an African-American individual who inspires them because of their significant achievements in society.

Carl N. & Margaret Karcher Founders’ Scholarship
Sponsor: Carl’s Jr.
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: February 15, 2019extended to March 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students, age 21 and under, who reside in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Louisiana, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington or Wyoming. Application must be a high school senior or graduate who plans to enroll for the first time in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school for the entire upcoming academic year.

Dick Laursen Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Texas Agricultural Irrigation Association
Amount: $500 per semester/$4,000 total maximum/4 year maximum
Closing Date: March 1, 2019
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.

San Angelo Area Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: San Angelo Area Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 1, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to high school seniors and current college students from the San Angelo (Texas) area. There are multiple scholarships available with specific requirements – see website for details.

Sheriff’s Association of Texas Youth Scholarship
Sponsor: Sheriffs’ Association of Texas
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 1, 2019
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, 2019
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.

Dr. Joseph Graham Fellowship for College Pro-Life Leaders
Sponsor: Right to Life Texas
Amount: Up to $8,000
Closing Date: March 2, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate Texas students who are passionate leaders and a pro-life college student.

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.

Education First Scholarships
Sponsor: Education First
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: March 15, 2019
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.

Roy F. and Joann Cole Mitte Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: The Mitte Foundation
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: March 19, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. Citizens who are high school seniors and will be graduating from a high school located in a Central Texas County. Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA and show financial need.

PEC Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Pedernales Electric Cooperative
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: March 21, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who have a parent or legal guardian in PEC’s service territory (Texas).

ASIST – Dallas Scholarship
Sponsor: Executive Women International – Dallas
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 22, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to non-traditional students who live within the boundaries of the Dallas Chapter who are past high school age and who are either entering college or already enrolled in college. Applicant must have financial need and preference will be given to those individuals with children residing in the home.

EWISP – Dallas Scholarship
Sponsor: Executive Women International – Dallas
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 22, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors located within the boundaries of the Dallas Chapter. Applicant must demonstrate financial need, have a minimum GPA of 3.0, and have contributed to their community as demonstrated by their involvement in extracurricular activities, work, religious, or volunteer activities. Only one student per school is eligible to apply. Applicant must contact a school official and be selected to submit the EWISP scholarship application.

NEWH | Dallas Scholarship
Sponsor: NEWH | Dallas
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 25, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to currently enrolled students attending an accredited college in Northern Texas, Oklahoma, Missouri, or Kansas. Applicant must have a career objective in one of the areas of the Hospitality Industry (i.e., Hotel/Restaurant Management, Culinary/Foodservice, Architecture, Interior Design, etc.)

Cathay Bank Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Cathay Bank Foundation | Asian Pacific Community Fund
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 27, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who reside in California, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Texas, or Washington and plan to attend a college in one of those states. Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA and have a household income at or below the Low Income Level.

Average to Extraordinary Scholarship
Sponsor: Daniel Stark Injury Lawyers
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to high school students from Texas. Applicant must share an experience that has changed his of her life, entrepreneurial goals, and their passions.

Burlington North Santa Fe (BNSF) Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: American Indian Science and Engineering Society | Burlington North Santa Fe Foundation
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: March 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to Native American, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians who are graduating high school seniors and live in a state serviced by BNSF (Arizona, California, Colorado, Kansas, Minnesota, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, and Washington). Applicant must be planning to study Business, Finance, Mathematics, Natural/Physical Sciences, Technology, Engineering, Education, Medicine, or Health Administration.

NBT Scholarships
Sponsor: Nuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs
Amount: Up to $3,500
Closing Date: March 31, 2019
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.

Susan Howard Community Service Award
Sponsor: British American Foundation of Texas
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2019
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.

V&E Diversity Scholarships
Sponsor: Vinson & Elkins
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: April 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors who are members of a racial/ethnic group which has been historically underrepresented in the legal profession (Asian, American Indian/Alaska Native, Black/African-American, Hispanic/Latino, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, or Multiracial/two or more races) and/or identify as a member of the LGBT community. Applicant must have U.S. citizenship, residency in Houston, Dallas, Austin or surrounding areas for continuous seven years, have an interest in the legal profession, and be in the top 20% of their class.

Aimee Melissa Davis Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Austin Community Foundation
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: April 8, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors within Travis, Williamson or Hays Counties (Texas), living with a diagnosis of Type I Diabetes with financial need and academic potential.

Austin Community Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Austin Community Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 8, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to high school seniors and current college students who live in the Austin Metropolitan area (Texas). There are over 100 scholarships available – see website for details.

Robert W. Mong, Jr. Journalism Scholarship
Sponsor: The Dallas Foundation
Amount: Up to $3,000
Closing Date: April 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who attend a North Texas High School with at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must show demonstrated aptitude for print journalism and plan to pursue a four-year degree in journalism.

Bob Bennett Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Unity One Credit Union
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: April 26, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who will be enrolled during the 2019-2020 academic year. Applicant must be a member in good standing of Unity One Credit Union (Texas, Minnesota, & Kansas).

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.

HSC Scholarships
Sponsor: Hispanic Scholarship Consortium
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: April 30, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students of Hispanic/Latino heritage who plan to enroll in an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the United States with at least a 2.5 GPA. Applicant must reside in Texas, but U.S. citizenship is not required.

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