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Due Date Grade Scholarship Name Description Application
Sept 20 9-12 Siemens Competition in Math, Science, & Technology Grades 9-12.  Submit individual or team research project. Scholarships are awarded to all students who are selected to attend and compete in the regional and national events siemenscompetition.discoveryeducation.com
Oct. 3 12 Wendy's High School Heisman High school athlete, leader, with 3.0 GPA www.wendyshighschoolheisman.com/about/
Oct. 6 12 AES Engineering Scholarship Engineering courses not required.  Awards based on character.   www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm
Oct. 15 12 Colgate-Palmolive’s Haz-La-U program
Of Hispanic/Latino descent (at least one parent), willing to travel at own cost to the regional awards ceremony. Academic excellence, community service, leadership. www.colgate.com/app/Colgate/US/Corp/CommunityPrograms/Haz-La-U.cvsp
Oct. 15 12 HIspanic Heritage Foundation: Youth Awards Several scholarships for Hispanic students pursuing various careers.  3.0 GPA. Winners are required to attend a regional ceremony. hispanicheritage.org/programs/leadership/youth-awards
Oct. 25 12 Horatio Alger Association National & State Scholarships Specifically assists high school students who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their young lives. Demonstrate financial need, be involved in co-curricular and community service activities, display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity. for seniors scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/about-our-scholarship-programs/
Oct. 31 12 Coca-Cola Scholars

Coca-Cola Scholars, Well-rounded, bright students who not only excel academically but are also actively involved in their school. 150 scholarships awarded annually. for seniors www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/applicants/#programs
Oct. 31 Age 13- undergraduate Voice of Democracy Grades 9-12 Essay Contest https://www.vfw.org/-/media/VFWSite/Files/Community/Youth-and-Education/Voice-of-Democracy-Rules-and-Eligibility.pdf?la=en
Nov. 1 12 OSU McKnight Scholarship GPA 3.75, ACT 27, Proven leadership, Commitment to service http://www.mcknightscholars.com/
Nov. 20 12 Jack Kent Cook Foundation College Scholarship Rewards excellence by supporting high-achieving high school seniors with financial need who seek to attend the nation's best four-year colleges and universities. GPA 3.5 or above. SAT combined Critical Reading and Math score of 1200+ and/or ACT Composite score of 26+ www.jkcf.org/scholarship-programs/college-scholarship/
Nov. 15 12 Hagan Scholarship GPA 3.5, ACT 23, complete FAFSA with EFC less than $6,500.
 
Nov. 16 12 Intel Science Search This is a contest involving independent science research projects.  It honors exceptional high school seniors for their scientific research and their potential as future leaders in the scientific community. student.societyforscience.org/apply-intel-science-talent-search?pid=262
Nov. 30 12 AED Superstore Fall Scholarship Submit a video or essay about sudden cardiac arrest. www.aedsuperstore.com/scholarship.html
Nov. 30 12 Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student Need not be related to a member of the Elks. Judged on scholarship, leadership, and financial need.
 
Dec. 1 7-12 FRA Americanism Essay Contest FRA sponsors an annual essay contest to promote the spirit of Americanism and patriotism among our country's youth. requires a 350-word essay. www.fra.org/fra/Web/Events_and_Programs/7_12th_Grade_Essay_Contest/Web/Content/Essay_Contest.aspx?hkey=707c4b42-2eb8-4992-9d57-31b8bd14c68a
 Dec. 1 12 Walmart Associate Scholarship  Qualified Walmart Associates and their high school senior dependents.  Must be employed at Walmart for 6 months. Based on financial need and community involvement. giving.walmart.com/associate-scholarships
 Dec. 15  12 AXA Achievement Scholarship and Community Award   Students who demonstrate ambition, drive, and determination to set and reach goals, respect for self, family, and community, ability to succeed in college. Special consideration is given to achievements that empower society to mitigate risk through education and/or action in areas such as financial, environmental, health, safety and/or emergency preparedness. us.axa.com/axa-foundation/about.html
Dec. 15 12 James W. McLamore, Burger King High school senior with 2.5 GPA or above. us.axa.com/axa-foundation/about.html
Dec. 16 9-12 Take Care of Texas Video Contest Create a 30-second video that shows positive ways to Take Care of Texas. takecareoftexas.org/teens/video-contest
Dec. 18 12 NFIB young Entrepreneur Awards Must own and operate his/her own business. www.nfib.com/foundations/yef/yef-programs/young-entrepreneur-awards/
Dec. 30 12-16 Proud Texan Scholarship Follow directions from the website.
Dec. 31 12 Navy ROTC Scholarship Students planning to enroll in NROTC.
 
Dec. 31 12 ACT Student Champion Award Must have ACT score of 22 and GPA of 3.0
 
Dec.-Jan. Depending on participating college 12 RAISE  Scholarship for students that plan to teach in Texas.  Must attend a participating college.
Jan. 4 12  GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship
Demonstrates leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship. 
https://www.reaganfoundation.org/education/scholarship-programs/ge-reagan-foundation-scholarship-program/
Jan. 14 12 Gates Millennium Foundation Scholarship Must meet Pell Grant eligibility criteria, Ethnicity of African American, American Indian, or Hispanic American.
 gmsp.org/a-gates-millennium-scholars-program/
 
 
 
Jan. 19 12 Texas Engineering Foundation Students enrolling in an accredited engineering program in Texas, 3.0 GPA, 29 Math ACT See Mrs. Fair or Mrs. Andrews
Jan. 31 12 Texas Student Housing   Must be attending college in Austin, College Station, or Denton
See Mrs. Fair or Mrs. Andrews
Feb. 1 12 Jackie Robinson Foundation Minority student with ACT of 21 or higher.
 
Feb. 9 12 Amarillo Area Foundation One application for many scholarship opportunities
Feb. 9 12 ACET Students that have been part of compensatory programs.  
 
Feb. 15 12 National CO-OP Scholarship Specific technical schools scholarship. See website for a list.
Mar 1 12 Texas Farm Bureau Texas Farm Bureau members.
Mar. 1 12 J. E. Pietzsch Memorial Scholarship Dependants of active military or veterans. Application in main ofice.
Mar. 1 12 Catholic Life Insurance Must be insured by Catholic Life Insurance.  May be used for college or technical school.
See Mrs. Fair or Mrs. Andrews
Mar. 2 12 Capital Farm Credit Scholarship Pursue field of agriculture or natural resources. Application in main office.  
         
Mar. 9 12 Deaf Smith County Coop Members of the Coop.
Mar. 9 11-12 Allyson Ford Poster Contest Poster showing the dangers of distracted driving. See Mrs. Fair, Mrs. Flood, Mrs. Peters
         
Mar. 15 12 Donald and Barbara Mozley Scholarship 3.5 GPA and financial need
Mar. 16 12 Family Farms Charities Jr. College or Trade School Scholarship Pursuing ag-related program at a Jr. College or Trade School Application in main office.
Mar. 16 12 Family Farms Charities Agriculture Scholarship Pursuing ag-related degree. Application in main office.
Mar. 16 12-Post Graduate Family Farms Charities Accounting Scholarship Pursuing agriculture accounting degree. Application in main office.
Mar. 30 12 Harwell & Harwell Orthodontic Scholarship Application and 2 short essays See Mrs. Fair or Mrs. Andrews
Mar. 30  12 Hispanic Scholarship Fund Hispanic heritage with GPA of 3.
 
April 2 12 Hereford VFW Parents or grandparents are members of local chapter.
Application in main office.
April 9 12 Caprock Peace Officers' Association Enrolled in Law Enforcement Education
Application in main office.
April 10 12 WT Services, Inc. Parents or student must be customers of WT Services.
or main office
April 10 12 West Texas Rural Telephone Cooperative, Inc. Parents or student must be customers of West Texas Rural Telephone Cooperative. www.wtrt.net or main office
April 15 12 Deaf Smith/Oldham Co. Farm Bureau Members of Farm Bureau Application in main office.
April 27 12 Big Brothers Big Sisters of Hereford Be a volunteer for BBBS Application in main office.
May 1 12 MK Middleton
Write a one page essay about yourself, where you plan to go to school, what your goals are and one letter of recommendation.
 
May 12 Cattle Womens's Association Attend Texas College Application in main office.
May 1  9-12  American College Foundation Essay contest. "Why College is Important to Me".  http://americancollegefoundation.org/college_planning/visionary_scholarship_terms.aspx
May 2 12 San Jose Knights of Columbus Members of San Jose Church
Application in main 0ffice.
May 4 12 Ethel Womble Memorial Scholarship Pursuing a career in education Application in main office.
May 4 12 Abigail Celeste Arroyos Memorial Scholarship Must attend HHS and be accepted to Texas Tech Application in main office.
May 7 12 TCTA Scholarship Parent must be a member of Hereford TCTA. Application in main office.
May 10 12 Frances L. Parker Educational Fund    Application in main office.
May 25 12-College Ozarka Natural Spring Water Pursuing degree in Earth or Environmental Science. Application in main office.
July 1 12 Cagle Law Firm Big Brothers Big Sisters https://www.caglefirm.com/bbbs-scholarship/ https://www.caglefirm.com/bbbs-scholarship/
August 31 12 Nursing Schools Almanac Students that plan to study nursing
 
Oct. 6   AES Engineers Based on character.
No Deadline 12 Panhandle Chapter of Associated General Contractors of America Attend program for construction or business. See Mrs. Fair