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.

Direct Energy Live Brighter Scholarship
Sponsor: Direct Energy
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: November 30, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to registered college students for the 2017-2018 school year who are residents of any of the states where Direct Energy offers energy services (Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and D.C.). Applicant must submit an essay or video sharing how they live brighter as a student while being a vibrant part of their community.

Marsha Martin Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Texas Farm Credit
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: December 1, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who are members of FFA or 4H, plan to pursue an agriculture-related college degree, and reside in Texas Farm Credit’s 100-county territory.

Average to Extraordinary Scholarship
Sponsor: Daniel Stark Injury Lawyers
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 31, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to high school students from Texas. Applicant must share an experience that has changed his or her life, entrepreneurial goals, and their passions.

TSCRF Scholarship
Sponsor: Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Foundation (TSCRF)
Amount: At least $2,000
Closing Date: January 22, 2018
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).

Princeton Prize in Race Relations
Sponsor: Alumni Association of Princeton
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2018
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.

Women in Ag Scholarships
Sponsor: Mahindra
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to female students pursuing a two- or four-year degree in the field of agriculture. Applicant must be a resident of a state where Mahindra does business (see website for details).

Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Scholarship
Sponsor: Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo
Amount: Up to $20,000
Closing Date: February 5, 2018
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.

Dick Laursen Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Texas Agricultural Irrigation Association
Amount: $500 per semester/$4,000 total maximum/4 year maximum
Closing Date: March 1, 2018
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, 2018
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, 2018
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.

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