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: $2,500
Closing Date: December 31, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to registered college students for the 2018-2019 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.

Princeton Prize in Race Relations
Sponsor: Alumni Association of Princeton
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2019
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, 2019
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 Texas History.

Dan Klepper Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Texas Outdoor Writers Association
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to currently enrolled college students in Texas who are preparing for a career relating to the outdoors, environmental conservation, or wildlife management and conservation and whose plans include communicating their findings, opinions, and observations with the general public through mass media.

RMCMI Scholarships
Sponsor: Rocky Mountain Coal Mining Institute
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 1, 2019
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.)

TSCRF Scholarship
Sponsor: Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Foundation (TSCRF)
Amount: At least $2,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2019
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).

Determined Scholars Award
Sponsor: Dream Big Fort Worth
Amount: Up to $20,000 over four years
Closing Date: February 4, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to high school juniors set to graduate in June 2020 from a Tarrant County (TX) public school. Applicant must have demonstrated need for financial assistance and demonstrated ability to overcome obstacles.

Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Scholarship
Sponsor: Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo
Amount: Up to $20,000 over four years
Closing Date: February 4, 2019
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.

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

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