Texas Scholarships

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

RMCMI Scholarships
Sponsor: Rocky Mountain Coal Mining Institute
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 28, 2021
Description: Scholarships are open to current college students who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents and living in Arizona, Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Texas, Utah, or Wyoming. Applicant must be studying in a field that will lead to a career in the coal industry (Engineering, Geology, etc.)

Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Scholarship
Sponsor: Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo
Amount: Up to $20,000 over four years
Closing Date: March 1, 2021
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.

Princeton Prize in Race Relations
Sponsor: Alumni Association of Princeton
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2021
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 Angelo Area Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: San Angelo Area Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 1, 2021
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, 2021
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.

Carl N. & Margaret Karcher Founders’ Scholarship
Sponsor: Carl’s Jr.
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: March 9, 2021
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.

Education First Scholarships
Sponsor: Education First
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: March 12, 2021
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.

SAWF Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Southern Automotive Women’s Forum
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: March 12, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to female high school seniors or graduate who are enrolled or will be enrolled in a STEM or automotive program at a college or university in the any of the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Texas, or West Virginia.

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.

Roy F. and Joann Cole Mitte Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: The Mitte Foundation
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: March 18, 2021
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.

Future Leader Scholarship
Sponsor: Generations Federal Credit Union
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 19, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors, current undergraduate students, graduate students, doctoral, post-doctoral, and/or continuing education, trade school and/or vocational school students who are members of Generations Federal Credit Union (Texas). Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA.

PEC Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Pedernales Electric Cooperative
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: March 22, 2021
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 26, 2021
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 26, 2021
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.

ADT Corporate Scholars Program
Sponsor: UNCF | ADT
Amount: Up to $7,500
Closing Date: March 31, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to college freshmen with at least a 3.0 GPA who reside or are enrolled at a college or university in one of the following ADT designated markets: B0ca Raton, FL; Chicago, IL; Dallas, TX; Denver, CO; Indianapolis, IN; Jacksonville, FL; Knoxville, TN, or Rochester, NY. Applicant must be pursing a major in one of the following disciplines: communications, finance, human resources, information technology, liberal arts, or marketing.

Don’t mess with Texas Scholarships
Sponsor: Don’t mess with Texas
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to Texas high school seniors who have taken a leadership role to prevent litter in their school and/or community.

Maximum Independence Scholarship
Sponsor: Goodwill Industries of Southwest Oklahoma & North Texas, Inc.
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2021
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, 2021
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.

Brent P. Poor Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Baton Rouge Area Foundation
Amount: $1,000 per semester for 8 consecutive semesters
Closing Date: May 25, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to students who will be enrolling/enrolled as a full-time college student in Louisiana or Texas. Applicant must be a child of a widow/widower who has never remarried.

Cheryl D. Conkling Memorial Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Baton Rouge Area Foundation
Amount: Up to $12,000 ($1,500 per semester)
Closing Date: August 17, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors with hearing or other physical hardships who have demonstrated a love of education. Applicant must live or attend school in either Windsor, Colorado; Conroe, Texas; Wilkinson County, Mississippi,; Baton Rouge, Louisiana; or West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana.

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.

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