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.

Excellence in Character Scholarship
Sponsor: Oasis Focus Inc.
Amount: $500
Closing Date: June 21, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors attending high school in Dallas or Tarrant Counties in the state of Texas. Applicant must have a strong record of service in the community, participate in extracurricular school activities, a minimum GPA of 3.0, and a family annual income under $50,000.

Peace Officer Scholarship
Sponsor: Sheriffs’ Association of Texas
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 30, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to Texas Peace Officers pursing an academic degree. Applicant must be majoring in Criminal Justice or related field and have at least a 2.5 GPA.

Cheryl D. Conkling Memorial Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Baton Rouge Area Foundation
Amount: Up to $12,000 ($1,500 per semester)
Closing Date: July 2, 2019
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.

Show Your Emoji Scholarship
Sponsor: Tutoring Club
Amount: $250
Closing Date: July 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students in 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th grades and living in the following areas of Texas: Alvin ISD, Clear Creek ISD, Deer Park ISD, Dickinson ISD, Friendswood ISD, Galveston ISD, Hitchcock ISD, LaPorte ISD, Pasadena ISD, Pearland ISD, or Texas City ISD. Applicant must choose five emojis and write an essay explaining why they best match their personality and dreams for the future.

Mid-America Weary Scholarship
Sponsor: Mid-America Cable Telecommunications Association | Weary Scholarship Foundation, Inc.
Amount: $3,000
Closing Date: August 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to cable industry employees, their spouses and children in the Mid-America region (Arkansas, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, and Texas). Applicant must be at least a high school senior or eligible to enroll in college or currently enrolled in at least 12 hours.

C. Lamar Meek Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Louisiana Mosquito Control Association
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: November 1, 2019
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.

Bernie Varnadore Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Dixie Baseball
Amount: $1,250
Closing Date: April 1, 2019
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.

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