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.

Hagan Scholarships
Sponsor: Hagan Scholarship Foundation
Amount: Up to $6,000 each semester
Closing Date: November 15, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors with at least a 3.5 GPA and from a rural area (a county with less than 50,000 people). Applicant must live in an eligible state (see website for details – Middle America) and demonstrate financial need.

NEWH | Dallas Scholarship
Sponsor: NEWH | Dallas
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: November 1, 2019extended to November 15, 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.)

Texas PTA Student Scholarships
Sponsor: Texas PTA
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: November 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors from a school in the state of Texas. Applicant must be a current member of the PTA at their enrolled campus.

Houston Youth Gala Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: November 20, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to college freshmen who are permanent residents of Houston, Texas. Applicant must have at least a 2.5 GPA and be in attendance at the 2019 Youth Gala Celebration.

Charles Butt Scholarship for Aspiring Teachers
Sponsor: Raise Your Hand Texas
Amount: $8,000
Closing Date: December 6, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to prospective teachers who are currently in, or plan to enter, an eligible teacher preparation program at a Raising Texas Teachers partner school (see website for details).

Take Care of Texas Video Contest
Sponsor: Take Care of Texas
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: December 6, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to Texas high school students in grades 9 through 12. Applicant must submit a video that portrays positive ways Texas can help keep our air clean, keep our water clean, conserve water, save energy, or reduce waste.

Thanksgiving Scholarship
Sponsor: Tutoring Club
Amount: $250
Closing Date: December 7, 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 submit an essay n a time they helped make a difference in their school or community and must include a photo of their volunteer effort.

Text Free for Tita Bi-Annual Scholarship
Sponsor: Patterson Law Group
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: December 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to Texas full-time students, entering or attending an accredited university or law school in the United States with at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must submit a video, short writing (three paragraphs or less) or poem, or photo or graphic on a subject related to reducing the number of truck accidents due to distracted driving in Texas.

West Texas Pharmacy Association Scholarships
Sponsor: West Texas Pharmacy Association
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: December 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students attending an accredited school of pharmacy that is a WTPA member in good standing.

Marsha Martin Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Texas Farm Credit
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: January 6, 2020
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.

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.

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.

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.

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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