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ESTIMATED DUE DATE Scholarship Name Description Application
15th Jan 1800wheelchair Scholarship,
for seniors and undergraduates
There are NO requirements in terms of physical disability or ability. All applications are welcome. www.1800wheelchair.com/scholarship
12th Jun Abbott & Fenner Scholarship,
for juniors and seniors
Write an essay on a specified topic. www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm
10th Feb ACET Scholarship,
for seniors
For students who have, at some time in their school career, been enrolled in a compensatory education program such as Title I, Bilingual/ESL, State Compensatory Education (SCE), Migrant and Homeless. www.acetx.org/content.asp?contentid=136
26th Feb Adelle Mcclendon Young Leader Scholarship,
for seniors
Awarded to a graduating G/T high school senior who has demonstrated outstanding leadership. www.txgifted.org/scholarships
6-Oct AES Engineering Service Solutions Seeks to reward students based more on character than on GPA. Awards are based on essays on the application. You do not need to be pursuing an engineering degree to apply http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm
10th Feb AIA / Architects Foundation Diversity Advancement Scholarship Individuals from a minority race or ethnicity who intend to become an architect. www.architectsfoundation.org/education
1st Apr AICPA Scholarship Award for Minority Accounting Students,
for seniors and undergraduates
Ethnic minority in the accounting profession, accounting-related major, must register for free membership in assn. www.thiswaytocpa.com/education/scholarship-search/scholarship-minority-accounting-students/
17th Jun Akash Kuruvilla Memorial Scholarship,
for seniors and undergraduates
Formed to remember the life of Akash Jacob Kuruvilla and to continue his legacy of excellence and generosity posthumously. The ideal candidate must demonstrate excellence in leadership, diversity, integrity and academia. The selection committee will also base its decisions on financial need, content of character and the candidates potential to make an impact on his/her peers and community. askmsf.com/index.html
12th Feb Amarillo Area Foundation Scholarships,
for seniors and undergraduates
Many local scholarships. www.amarilloareafoundation.org/scholarships
1st Apr Amarillo Branch NAACP Scholarship,
for seniors
Scholarships are based on merit, academic potential, financial need and community service. Write short essay on community service. www.amarillonaacp.org/forms/student_scholarship_app.pdf
1st Apr Amarillo Business Women Scholarship,
for seniors and undergraduates
Women furthering their education post high school graduation. www.amarillobusinesswomen.com/abw-scholarships
1st July Amarillo College - Adult Student Program Students must be: married/single with children, or economically disadvantaged, or be responsible for a disabled family member. Register for at least 6 hrs/semester www.actx.edu/asp/
1st Mar & later Amarillo College - LITE Scholarship This program is for students with documented disabilities. www.actx.edu/foundation/scholarship-applications
1st Feb and later Amarillo College Presidential Scholars Scholarships Students in the top 10%. Students complete a core curriculum of four Presidential Scholars classes. Limited to 30 students. www.actx.edu/honors
31st Mar Amarillo Community Federal Credit Union Scholarship,
for seniors and undergraduates
Current ACFCU member, provide verification of acceptance or enrollment in an accredited college, university or technical school. Contact ACFCU
1st Apr Amarillo Women’s Network,
for seniors and undergraduates
Exhibit community involvement, and academic quality. For females only. www.amarillowomensnetwork.org/SitePage/scholarships
1st Mar American Chemical Society Scholars Program,
for seniors, (undergraduate scholarships available)
Minority students entering the fields of chemistry or chemistry-related fields including teaching science. www.acs.org/content/acs/en/funding-and-awards/scholarships/acsscholars/generalinformation.html
1st Apr American College Foundation Visionary scholarship
9-12 grades
Open to high school freshmen through seniors to help fund the first year of college. Students must write a 500-word essay and submit their report card. Registration required. www.americancollegefoundation.org/college_planning/home.aspx
6th Apr American Fire Sprinkler Association Contests,
for seniors
Read an essay and take a multiple-choice test about automatic fire sprinklers. 10 scholarships awarded. www.afsascholarship.org/
1st Jun American Ground Water Trust Scholarships (3),
for seniors
Attending 4-year university intending to pursue a career in a ground water related field. www.agwt.org/content/scholarships
1st May American Hotel & Lodging Educational Foundation,
For seniors and undergraduates
Enrollment in a hospitality management degree program, various scholarships www.ahlef.org/Scholarships/Academic_Scholarships
1st Jun Aspiring Animation Professional,
for seniors
Requires animation related degree program, see list. www.animationcareerreview.com/animationcareerreviewcom-aspiring-animation-professional-scholarship-program
1st Jun Aspiring Fashion Professional Scholarship,
for seniors
Students pursuing a fashion related degree program at an accredited post-secondary school or college. Portfolio 500-1000 word original essay on the following topic: What specific skill do you most want to develop? www.fashion-schools.org/aspiring-fashion-professional-scholarship-program
14th Jun AT&T Internet and Education Scholarship,
for seniors and undergraduates
Question: Create an original infographic showing how Apps are helping students learn in unique ways outside of traditional classroom settings. www.attsavings.com/scholarship
1st Jun Athnet Sports Recruiting Scholarship,
for seniors and undergraduates
Current or former athlete. www.athleticscholarships.net/scholarship-contest.htm
30th Jun Automotive Hall of Fame Scholarship,
for seniors, undergraduates, trade school students
For students pursuing an automotive career. All of the scholarships are based on financial need. www.automotivehalloffame.org/education
15th Dec AXA Achievement Scholarship and Community Award,
for seniors
Students who demonstrate ambition and drive, 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
22nd Feb Barbara Jordan Historical Essay Competition
9-12 grades
Write an essay on African-Americans in Texas: Past and Present. Original research required. Winners may apply for Texas UIL scholarships. www.uiltexas.org/academics/essay-contests/barbara-jordan
30th Apr Barbara Mandigo Kelly Peace Poetry Contest,
for all ages
An annual series of awards to encourage poets to explore and illuminate positive visions of peace and the human spirit. Submit up to 3 poems. www.peacecontests.org/#poetry
1st May Bethesda Lutheran Community Scholarship,
for seniors
Lutheran students pursuing undergraduate degrees that prepare them to serve and support people with intellectual and developmental disabilities bethesdalutherancommunities.org/get-involved/scholarships/
19th Jun BigSun scholarship,
for seniors and undergraduates
Student athlete regardless of sport, essay. www.bigsunathletics.com/
16th May Bill Dickey Scholarship Association,
for seniors
For golfers. Awards are based on academic achievement, entrance exam scores, financial need, references, evidence of community service, and golfing ability. Preference to minority students. Must register on website. www.nmjgsa.org/
1st Mar Blacks at Microsoft,
for seniors
African descent, plan to pursue a bachelor's degree in engineering, computer science, computer information systems, or select business programs, financial need. www.microsoft.com/en-us/diversity/programs/blacks-scholarships.aspx
28th Feb Buick Achievers Scholarship program,
for seniors and undergraduates
Based on academic achievement, financial need, participation and leadership in community and school activities, work experience and interest in pursuing a career in the automotive or related industries. Special consideration will be given to first-generation college attendees, females, minorities, military veterans and dependents of military personnel. The majority of the scholarships will be awarded to students majoring in STEM disciplines. www.buickachievers.com
31st Mar Career & Technology Association of Texas,
for seniors
Actively enrolled in CTE throughout their high school career www.ctat.org/page/Scholarships
1st Mar Catholic Life Insurance All American Scholar Award,
for seniors
Member of Catholic Life Insurance. Scholastic achivement, leadership, community service. 35 scholarships. www.cliu.com/CommunityInvolvement/Scholarships
1st Apr Charles, Lela and Mary Slough Foundation,
for seniors and undergraduates
Established to help needy Texas students attend college. Midland College reviews and recommends the scholarships for any US school. www.midland.edu/students/enrollment/charles_lela_and_mary_slough_foundation_scholarship.php
1st Apr CNS Citizen Scholars Program (Pantex),
for seniors
Children of full-time employees at CNS (Pantex), BMPC, NS&E and BPMI with at least one year of service by the deadline. Children of deceased employees may be eligible. Academic performance 70%, leadership and participation 15%, community involvement 15%. Financial need not considered. Preference to STEM majors for most of the funds. not yet open
31st Mar Dan Whitworth Memorial Scholarship,
for seniors and undergraduates
Students pursuing degree programs in the field of sports sciences, kinesiology, conservation, physical education, recreation and tourism management and/or other related courses of study which may contribute to the field of parks and recreation with the intent to enter the recreation, parks and leisure service field as a career www.taaf.com/taafscholarships.html
1st Jun Daughters of American Agriculture Scholarships,
for seniors and undergraduates
Must be a farmer, rancher or be the wife, daughter or other close relative of a farmer, rancher or other person employed in agriculture. courses in ag leadership, technology, communications, education, rural sociology, medicine or other courses directly related to agriculture and the needs in agricultural communities. americanagriwomen.org/scholarships
10th Feb Davidson Fellows scholarship,
age 18 and under
Submit a project of significance in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Literature, Music, Philosophy, or Outside the Box. www.davidsongifted.org/fellows
15th Jan Dell Scholars Program,
grades 11-12
Recognizes students who have overcome significant obstacles to pursue their educations. Rewards low-income, highly motivated students who demonstrate the drive to succeed despite personal obstacles, demonstrated grit, potential and ambition in their quest for a college education. www.dellscholars.org
15th Apr Diabetes Scholar Foundation,
for seniors
Diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes diabetesscholars.org/college-scholarship/college-scholarship-application/
29th Feb Discover Scholarship,
for seniors and undergraduates
Must be planning to attend or continuing to attend an accredited, non-profit, four-year college
or university.
www.discover.com/student-loans/scholarships/award.html
26-Mar Don’t mess With Texas Scholarship,
for seniors
Recognizes the achievements of high school seniors who have taken a leadership role to prevent litter in their schools and communities and build awareness of the Don’t mess with Texas initiative. Scholarships are awarded based on student essays submitted with applications. www.dontmesswithtexas.org/education/scholarship.php
7th Dec Doodle 4 Google competition,
grades k-12
Create your own Google doodle for the chance to have it featured on the Google homepage, judged on artistic merit, creativity, and theme communication. www.google.com/doodle4google
1st May DutchCrafters Heritage Scholarship,
for seniors and undergraduates
For students who draw upon their cultural heritage to shape their vocational aspirations, add creative value to their future employers, and serve their communities. Academic achievement and financial need considered. www.dutchcrafters.com/heritage-scholarship
3rd Feb Elks National Foundation Legacy Awards,
for seniors
Children and grandchildren of Elks members www.elks.org/ENF/scholars/legacy.cfm
30th Nov Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student,
for seniors
Need not be related to a member of the Elks. Judged on scholarship, leadership, and financial need. www.elks.org/ENF/scholars/mvs.cfm
1st Mar Enrique S. Camarena Educational Foundation,
for seniors
Must have performed activity that demonstrates exemplary community service previous year. www.camarenafoundation.org/scholarships/
1st Apr Entertainment Software Association Foundation,
for seniors and undergraduates
Female or minority accepted into a program leading to a career in computer and video game arts. 15 scholarships www.esafoundation.org/scholarship.asp
15th Apr Federation of Insurance Women of Texas,
for seniors and undergraduates
Taking at least one insurance or business-related course. Must maintain a grade point average of B or above. www.fiwt.com/fiwt_scholarship.htm
22nd Apr Feeding Tomorrow,
for seniors and undergraduates
Interest in the food science and technology profession. www.ift.org/Community/Students/Scholarships/Freshman-Scholarships.aspx
31st Mar Foundation of Fabricators & Manufacturers,
for seniors and undergraduates
Majoring in programs that lead to careers in manufacturing. Both Fall and Spring scholarships. www.nutsandboltsfoundation.org/scholarships/
1st Dec FRA Americanism Essay Contest
grades 7-12
FRA sponsors an annual essay contest to promote the spirit of Americanism and patriotism among our country’s youth. FRA's Americanism Essay Contest is open to all students grades 7-12 and 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
8th Mar Frame My Future Scholarship Contests,
for seniors and undergraduates
Entry piece can be, including but not limited to, a photograph, collage, poem, drawing, painting, graphic design piece, or short typed explanation. Demonstrate: This is how I Frame My Future. Creative, original, and convincing approach to persuade that you are a “success-driven” student. http://www.diplomaframe.com/contests/frame-my-future-scholarship-contest-2016.aspx
1st Jun Freedom from Religion Foundation Essay Contests,
for seniors
Essay on a specified secularist topic ffrf.org/outreach/ffrf-student-scholarship-essay-contests
7th Jan GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship,
for seniors
Have financial need, demonstrate leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship www.reaganfoundation.org/GE-RFScholarships.aspx
15th Aug GE/LNESC Scholarship,
for undergraduates only
To assist and encourage outstanding minority students in completing their college education. The program is directed specifically to disadvantaged minority students with career interests in business or engineering. www.lnesc.org/#!gelnesc-scholarship/c15js
31st July Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship,
9-12th grade
Merit-based very short essay www.gkscholarship.com/
1st Jun Giva Semi-Annual Student Scholarship and Worldwide Community Ambassador Award,
for seniors and undergraduates
Essay question, 600-1000 words. Current resume. www.givainc.com/scholarships/student-scholarship-worldwide-community-ambassador-award.cfm
15th Jun Global Lift Equipment scholarship,
for seniors and undergraduates
Submit a short story. Detailed instructions can be found on the application page. www.usedforkliftsoregon.com/used_inventory/2874/used_daewoo_forklifts_inventory_oregon.php
15th Mar Golden Spread Electric Coop Dir Mem Scholarship,
for seniors
Member, spouse, or child of a member of Golden Spread Electric Cooperative, Inc. www.lyntegar.coop/member-services/golden-spread-scholarship.html
17-May Google Science Fair,
ages 13-18
Individuals or teams of up to 3 submit a science or engineering project. www.googlesciencefair.com/en
2nd Jun Got a Spine Scholarship,
for seniors and undergraduates
Essay on chiropractic medicine, but open to students in any field of study. www.arcticchiropracticfairbanks.com/chiropractor_fairbanks.php
30th Jun Great Clips Alice Madden Barton Cosmetology Scholarship,
for any student enrolled in a cosmetology program
Career in cosmetology or barbering jobs.greatclips.com/page/show/schools
1st Jun Grow Texas Scholarship Program,
for seniors and undergraduates
For Texas colleges. Students who demonstrate a commitment to promoting the agriculture industry upon graduation. growtexasprogram.org/scholarship-programs
15-Nov Hagan Scholarship Foundation For high achieving students who will require financial assistance in order to attend college. scholarships@hsfmo.org
31st Mar Harwell-Harwell Orthodontics Scholarships,
for seniors
To three high school seniors who achieve both in and out of the classroom. You do not need to be a patient to qualify. Click here for the application
30th Mar Hispanic Scholarship Fund, HSF General College Scholarships,
for seniors and undergraduates
Must be of Hispanic Heritage. Student can major in any field of study and any college within the United States. hsf.net/en/scholarships/programs/general-college-scholarships
10th Mar Hochheim Prairie Insurance scholarship,
for seniors and undergraduates
Attend Texas A&M, preference given if parents or grandparents are Hochheim Prairie Insurance members, preference given to major in Education www.hochheim.com/hponline/cms-content/hponline/cms~public_site-scholarship
30th Apr Humane Education Network, A Voice for Animals Contest,
ages 16-18
Submit a project (new or pre-existing) that addresses either the mistreatment of one animal species or one cause of animal suffering, or the preservation of one species threatened with extinction, occurring anywhere in the world. Students must submit either 1) a written essay with accompanying photos or 2) an original video. 6 awards given. www.hennet.org/contest.php
31st Jul Ice Cream Flavor of the Month Scholarship,
age 13 to undergraduates
UNIGO Scholarship. Registration required. Submit an online short written response (250 words or less) www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/flavor-of-the-month-scholarship
16-Nov Intel Science Talent Search,
for seniors
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
3rd Mar Irene S. Wischer Foundation Scholarship,
for seniors and undergraduates
For a person of good character, preference will be given to "applicants who are Christians and attend church regularly." www.frostbank.com/pages/wischer-scholarship.aspx#
3rd Nov Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship,
for seniors (transfer scholarship also available)
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+. 40 awards. www.jkcf.org/scholarship-programs/college-scholarship/
15th Feb Jackie Robinson Foundation,
for seniors
Minority students showing leadership potential and demonstrating financial need. Min. SAT 1,000 or ACT of 21. www.jackierobinson.org/apply/applicants/
15th May James Beard Foundation Scholarships (Culinary) - several,
for seniors and undergraduates
Candidates should demonstrate leadership, community involvement, and academic excellence, and they should aspire to leadership roles in the culinary arts, food studies, hospitality management, agriculture, and more. www.jamesbeard.org/education/scholarships-and-grants
15th Dec James W. McLamore Foundation, Burger King,
for seniors
High school senior with 2.5 GPA or above www.scholarshipamerica.org/burgerkingscholars/information.php
1st Jun Joe Francis Haircare Scholarship,
for seniors and current cosmetology students
Applicant must be currently applying for entrance into Cosmetology/Barber School, OR actively enrolled in a Cosmetology/Barber program. www.joefrancis.com/apply
22nd Feb Latino History Essay Competition
9-12 grades
Essay focused on a prominent or relatively unknown Latino individual, organization or movement in Texas history. How has the subject of the essay significantly influenced today's Latino communities? Original research required. Winners may apply for Texas UIL scholarships. www.uiltexas.org/academics/essay-contests/latino-history
26th Feb Laura Allard Future Vision Scholarship,
for seniors
G/T high school senior who has demonstrated outstanding academic achievement, possesses a strong sense of purpose and clearly defined goals, and has a long-term plan for achieving these goals. www.txgifted.org/scholarships
12th Dec Lexus Eco Challenge STEM Contest,
Grades 6-12
A teacher must sponer a team of 5-10 students to tackle environmental issues related to land, water, air, and climate, and create practical solutions. lexus.scholastic.com
30th Jun Lift Parts Express Scholarship,
for seniors and undergraduates
Essay required and 3.0 gpa. www.forkliftpartsnorthcarolina.com/forkliftparts.php
31st May LM Scholarship program scholarship Write Essay about a situation you have been involved in or about someone you know who has been involved in where better safety procedures would have prevented an injury. Explain in detail what safety procedures you believe should have been in place to prevent the injury and how they would have prevented the injury. www.forklifttrainingcalgary.com/training.php
Varies LNESC Emergency Scholarship Fund,
for seniors and undergraduates
The LNESC Emergency Scholarship Fund is a joint partnership between LNESC & Macy’s to provide financial resources to deserving students facing economic hardship and immediate monetary need that, if not met, could result in an inability to complete classes or a degree program www.lnesc.org/#!macys-scholarship/c5ai
15th May LPGA Golf Scholarships
for seniors
Three scholarships for high school golfers, may or may not be playing collegiate golf www.lpga.com/lpga-foundation/scholarships
1st Mar LULAC National Scholarship Fund (LNSF),
for seniors
To help youth in underserved communities, both general and honors awards, for Latino students www.lnesc.org/#!lnsf/c17bl
31st Aug Make Me Laugh Scholarship,
age 13 to undergraduates
UNIGO Scholarship. Registration required. Submit an online short written response (250 words or less) www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/make-me-laugh-scholarship
1st Apr Mid-plains Rural Telephone Coop Scholarship,
for seniors and undergraduates
Must be a member or relative of a member. Applicant must submit an essay with the application of approximately 500 words discussing career goals. www.midplains.coop/index.php/news/scholarships
1st Mar MOAA (Military Officers Assoc. of America) Scholarship Fund,
for seniors
Offers interest-free loans, grants, and scholarships for students who are children of former, active or retired officers or active or retired enlisted military personnel. www.moaa.org/loans/#Scholarships-and-Grants
20th May National Black Police Association Alphonso Deal scholarship,
for seniors
For students seeking higher educational training in the academics of law enforcement, or other related areas, for the betterment of the Criminal Justice system. www.blackpolice.org/scholarships.html
16th Feb National Honor Society scholarship,
for seniors
National Honor Society member, more information at website. www.nhs.us/students/the-nhs-scholarship See NHS advisor
18th Jan National MS Society Scholarship Program,
for seniors
Students who have MS, or who have a parent with MS. Financial need, academics, leadership and participation, work experience, goals and aspirations, special circumstances, and an essay regarding the impact of MS on their life. www.nationalmssociety.org/Resources-Support/Insurance-and-Financial-Information/Financial-Resources/Scholarship-Program
15th Mar National Peace Essay
9-12 grades
Pursued careers in international affairs. The American Foreign Service Association’s National High School Essay Contest encourages students to think critically and write a research paper about building peace through diplomacy. www.afsa.org/essay-contest
1st Mar National Press Club Zimmerman Journalism Scholarship & Scholarship for Journalism Diversity,
for seniors
Students pursuing a career in journalism, work samples to be included. Diversity scholarship is renewable. www.press.org/about/students
18th Dec NFIB Young Entrepreneur Awards,
for seniors
Must own and operate his/her own business www.nfib.com/foundations/yef/yef-programs/young-entrepreneur-awards/
10th Feb NSDAR Awards (Daughters of the American Revolution),
for seniors and undergraduates
Various scholarships with one application. General academic as well as specific history, government & economics, medical & nursing. Some are renewable. www.dar.org/national-society/scholarships
1st Jun Odenza Vacations College Scholarships,
for seniors and undergraduates
Essay up to 1,000 words "Why do you want to be in College/University?" One award. www.odenzavacationsscholarships.com/vacations.php
1st Apr Opportunity Plan Scholarships,
for seniors and undergraduates
Various scholarships. Students must be enrolled on a full-time basis and must have a
minimum gpa of 2.50.
opi.publishpath.com/apply
15th Aug Panhandle Geological Society,
for seniors
Major in geology. panhandlegeologicalsociety.org/home/scholarship
18-Mar Panhandle Press Association Scholarship,
for seniors and undergraduates
Students majoring in Mass Communications. www.panhandlepublisher.com
1st Dec Phi Theta Kappa Scholarships,
for undergrads, not high school students
Various for Phi Thea Kappa Honor Society members. www.ptk.org
1st May Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors Educational Foundation,
for seniors and undergraduates
Plan to enroll in a program at community college, technical college, trade school or university directly related to the plumbing-heating-cooling profession www.phccweb.org/Tools/content.cfm?ItemNumber=10677&navItemNumber=10156
1st Apr Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation,
for seniors and undergraduates
Graphic communication careers pgsf.org/application-information-instructions
21st March Questbridge We are looking for high school juniors who have shown outstanding academic ability Click here to see the requirements and the application
15th Mar Red Raiders Guarantee Pays for tuition and fees. Must have a family adjusted gross income of $40,000 or less. Must be enrolled full-time (at least 12 hours) each semester. www.depts.ttu.edu/financialaid/redRaiderGuarantee.php
1st Apr Rocco C. Caffarelli Scholarship,
for seniors
Scholarships are awarded to male students planning to earn an academic bachelor’s degree at a community college, college or university in Texas. www.frostbank.com/pages/caffarelli-scholarship.aspx
9th Jan Ron Brown Scholar Program,
for seniors
African-American, economically-challenged, interest in public service, community engagement, business entrepreneurship and global citizenship. www.ronbrown.org/section/apply/program-description
15th Dec Scholarship America’s Dream Award,
for undergrads, not high school students
Entering their second year or higher of education beyond high school, have financial need, scholarshipamerica.org/dreamaward
  Scholarships for students already in college    
1st Apr Slade Edling Scholarship,
for seniors
Rewards academic and leadership excellence. Family financial needs may be considered. www.sescholarshipfund.com/scholarships
1st Mar Society of Exploration Geophysicists,
For seniors and undergraduates
Intend to pursue a career in applied geophysics or a closely related field, such as geosciences, physics, geology, or earth and environmental sciences. seg.org/Scholarships
15th Apr Society of Petroleum Engineers scholarships,
for seniors and undergraduates
Various scholarships for students pursuing degrees related to the oil and gas industry. www.spe.org/scholarships/
15th Feb Society of Physics Students,
for undergraduates
Various scholarships for students participating in society of physics students. www.spsnational.org/awards/scholarships
16-May Society of Women Engineers scholarships,
for seniors and undergraduates
Various scholarships for women preparing for careers in engineering, engineering technology and computer science. societyofwomenengineers.swe.org/index.php/scholarships#activePanels
15th May Stephen Bufton Memorial Educational Fund,
for seniors and undergraduates
Various scholarships for women. sbmef.org/Site/Scholarships.cfm
6th Mar Swisher Electric Cooperative Scholarship,
for seniors and undergraduates
Scholarships will be made available to active Swisher Electric Cooperative, Inc. members and their immediate families. See also TREWA scholarship. swisher.coopwebbuilder.com/content/swisher-electric-scholarship
1st Feb Sybil B. Harrington Scholarship,
for seniors
Attending Amarillo College or an accredited four-year Texas college or university. Register as a full-time student (minimum of 12 hours) and maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA. www.actx.edu/foundation/pagesmith/4
16th Dec Take Care of Texas Video Contest,
9th - 12th grades
Create a 30-second video that shows positive ways to Take Care of Texas. takecareoftexas.org/teens/video-contest
1st Mar Tall Club International Scholarship,
for seniors
You must meet the TCI height requirement minimums of 5'10" for women and 6'2" for men. www.tall.org/tci-foundation.html
15th Feb Teens for Alzheimer’s Awareness College Scholarship Essay Contest,
for seniors
Write essay about Alzheimer's, answering specific questions. www.youngleadersofafa.org/about_new.html
Varies Terry Scholarship,
for seniors and transfers
Applications are through the university. Demonstrated financial need, record of leadership in school and community, strong academic abilities. See website for details and for participating universities. www.terryfoundation.org/PublicSite/home/scholarships
29th Apr Texas Builders Foundation,
for seniors and undergraduates
Students who are enrolled in construction programs in Texas’ technical and trade schools and colleges and universities www.texasbuildersfoundation.org/what-we-do.html#Scholarship_Program
15th Apr Texas Council for the Social Studies,
Stephen Johnson Student Scholarships,
for seniors and undergraduates
Applicants’ major field of study must be related to social studies education txcss.net/available-grants-scholarships
1st Apr Texas Dove Hunters,
for seniors
Applicant must be a hunting enthusiast and support the preservation of hunting and must submit a copy of proof of completion of a hunter safety course or their current Texas hunting license. not yet open
Varies Texas Elks State Association Various scholarships offered, check website for specific descriptions. Not required to be a member of the organization. http://www.texaselks.org/2016-2017-scholarships.html
13th Jan Texas Engineering Foundation,
for seniors
For students studying to become engineers in an engineering program at an ABET-accredited (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology) school. SAT: 600 math, 550 Reading, 500 writing, or ACT: 29 math, 25 English. www.tspe.org/?page=scholarships
15th Mar Texas Floral Endowment,
for seniors
Interested in entering the field of Horticulture or Floriculture. www.everychanceeverytexan.org/funding/aid/scholarship/txfloral.php
6th May Texas Hospitality Association,
for seniors
Poster contest about the fight against underage drinking. Theme: "If you are under 21, it's illegal to consume or purchase alcoholic beverages in Texas." www.texashospitalityassociation.com/2015/2016-tha-scholarship-contest
12th May Texas Interscholastic League Foundation Scholarships,
for seniors and undergraduates
Students must compete at the state level in a UIL academic contest and must plan to attend a Texas College or University www.tilfoundation.org
31-May Texas Interscholastic League Foundation Scholarships,
for seniors and undergraduates
Must have competed at the UIL Academic State Meet any year of their high school career or be a TSSEC Outstanding Soloist and has an ACT or SAT score. www.tilfoundation.org
1st Dec Texas PTA High School Senior Scholarship,
for seniors
Must be a member of CHS/Randall PTSA by 11/23. Must plan to be enrolled full-time in an accredited college, university after high school. www.txpta.org/programs/scholarships/
31st Jan Texas student housing,
for seniors and undergraduates
Attend college in Denton, Austin, College Station, must not have signed an off-campus housing lease. www.texasstudenthousing.net
15th Apr Texas Tech Alumni Association Scholarship,
for seniors and transfers to Tech
Tech bound students. Based on academic achievement, honors, activities, and to some degree, and to some degree, financial need. www.texastechalumni.org/s/1422/alumni/index.aspx?sid=1422&gid=1&pgid=1384
18-Mar Texas Telephone Association Foundation Scholarship,
for seniors
Special consideration will be given to students who will be pursuing a college degree in fields of study which are of particular interest to telecommunications (such as math, business, education, technology, engineering, and computer science, etc.). The courses of study in high school, extra-curricular/civic activities, demonstrated leadership, and financial need will also be considered. Copy of SAR (from the FAFSA) is required. Application must be sent through counselor. tta.org/?page_id=99
1st June Texas Youth Rodeo Association,
for seniors
For T.Y.R.A. members. See also "Chad Thames Memorial Scholarship" www.texasyouthrodeo.com
16-May The Brower Youth Award for Environmental Leadership,
ages 13-22
Recognizes outstanding youth leaders who are making strides in the environmental movement. Work shows you played the major leadership role in creating, organizing and implementing your project or campaign. Your project applies fresh solutions and approaches to relevant environmental challenges. It serves as a model with significant impact. You demonstrate charisma and personal commitment. www.broweryouthawards.org/apply/#award
14-Jan The Gates Millennium Scholarship,
for seniors
Must meet Pell Grant eligibility criteria. Ethnicity of African American, American Indian-Alaska Native, Asian & Pacific Islander American, or Hispanic American. hsf.net/en/scholarships/programs/the-gates-millennium-scholarship/
11th July TX Assoc. of Developing Colleges Urban Scholarship Fund, (RHS only)
for seniors and undergraduates
Financial need with EFC no more than 0050 txadc.org/Scholarships.php
15th Apr TXDOT Conditional Grant Program,
for seniors and undergraduates
Economically disadvantaged students pursuing a degree in civil engineering or a department-approved operational business discipline, work for TXDOT after graduation www.txdot.gov/government/funding/program-calls/conditional.html
24th Mar UNCF (United Negro College Fund) General Scholarship,
for undergraduates
Students enrolled full-time at a UNCF Member College or University scholarships.uncf.org/Program/Details/a5c37b8e-575a-431c-8742-cbc14b07fed6
Varies UNIGO various scholarships,
age 13 to undergraduates
UNIGO scholarships. Registration required. Submit an online short written response (250 words or less) www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships
1st Mar United Methodist Church Division of Ministries with Young People,
for seniors
United Methodist youth that has been active in his/her local church for at least one year prior to application and is pursuing a "church-related" career. globalyoungpeople.org/grants-scholarship/
1st Mar United Methodist Church scholarships,
for seniors and undergraduates
Must have been an ACTIVE, full member of The United Methodist Church for at least ONE year. www.gbhem.org/loans-and-scholarships/scholarships/eligibility
1st Nov VFW Voice of Democracy audio-essay competition,
grades 9-12
Audio essay on a specified patriotic topic www.vfw.org/VOD/
15th Feb W. Price Jr. Memorial Scholarship,
for seniors
Enrolling in a culinary, food service or hospitality program www.restaurantville.com/foundation/tra-scholarship
1st Sep Walmart Associate Scholarship, Aug session
for seniors and undergraduates
Qualified Walmart associates and their high school senior dependents. Must be employed at Walmart for 6 months. Based on financial need and community involvement. walmart.scholarsapply.org/associate/
1st Feb Walmart Associate Scholarship, Feb session
for seniors and undergraduates
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
2nd June Walmart Associate Scholarship, May session
for seniors and undergraduates
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
1st Dec Walmart Associate Scholarship, Nov session
for seniors and undergraduates
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
15th Jan Washington Crossing Foundation,
for seniors
Career in government www.gwcf.org/AppDownload.html
6h Oct Wendy's High School Heisman, For Seniors High school athlete, leader, with 3.0 or greater GPA www.wendyshighschoolheisman.com/about/
1st Mar Working Ranch Cowboy Foundation Scholarship,
for seniors and undergraduates
Must be a high school senior or high school graduate , Must be a working ranch cowboy or the son, daughter, or spouse of a working ranch cowboy. www.usd417.net/pages/uploaded_files/WRCF%20Scholarship%20Application.doc
15th Apr WRI Education Foundation,
for seniors
Intending to pursue four-year (4) undergraduate degree in structural and/or civil engineering www.wirereinforcementinstitute.org/highschoolguidelines.html
15th Apr WTAMU - Buff Promise Pays for tuition and fees. Submit all required financial aid, scholarship and admission documentation by April 15 each year. Meet eligibility requirements for a Federal Pell Grant. 15 credit hours minimum per semester, 30 credit hrs/yr. \Have a family income of $40,000 or less. In some cases, family size will increase this amount. www.wtamu.edu/buff-promise.aspx
30th Sept Xerox Minority Scholarship,
for undergrads, not high school students
Minority students enrolled in one of the technical sciences or engineering disciplines. Must have a B average or better. www.xerox.com/jobs/minority-scholarships/enus.html
29th Feb Youth Foundation Hadden Scholarships,
for seniors
Based on financial need, extra-curricular and community activities on the part of its applicants demonstrating a strong desire to help others. fdnweb.org/youthfdn
31st Oct Zombie Apocalypse scholarship,
age 13 to undergraduates
UNIGO Scholarship. Registration required. Submit a 250-word answer to a specific zombie apocalypse scenario www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/zombie-apocalypse-scholarship
TBA (April/May) Zonta Intl Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship,
for seniors and undergraduates
For women pursuing an accredited business or business-related program who demonstrate outstanding potential in the field. Apply through nearest Zonta club. www.zonta.org/Global-Impact/Education/Women-in-Business-Scholarship
TBA (April/May) Knights of Columbus Council #8938 Scholrship for members of San Jose Church Click here to download application
TBA April Los Barrios de Amarillo Scholarship Offered by Amarillo Wesley Community Center and is available to all students regardless of residency status Click here for application
March 1 Panhandle State Foundation Scholarships ***Many scholarships included*** must apply to each scholarship individually. May apply online click here for list of scholarships and online application
March 1 Navy Scholarships Program For students interested in the Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps. Click here for the list of available colleges and application
Early November Prudential Spirit of Cumminty Awards Celebrates students who Volumteer
Must be in grades 5-12 as of November deadline
be a legal resident of any U.S. state or Washington, D.C.
have engaged in a volunteer activity that occurred during the 12 months prior to the date of the application
submit a completed application to a school or the head of an official designated local organization by November 6.
For more information:
Prudential Financial, Inc.
Phone: 973-802-4568
Fax: 973-802-4718
Email: spirit@prudential.com
Click here to see a list of officially designated organizations.
Early Januray Foundation Excellence Award Scholarship Offers several opptorunities for incoming freshman to Texas A&M University Click here to apply for admissions and scholarships through the ApplyTexas site
Early Januray Foundation for Indicidual Rights in Education (FIRE) Essay contest. Must complete 800-1000 word essay. Open to any college bound high school student. Click here for more information and help in writing your essay.
Early April Student-View Scholarship Program Marketing firm for colleges asks high school seniors to fill out a 10-15 minute survey about colleges in your area to be entered into a drawing for a scholarship Click here to see if the new survey is available. Check back periodically to see when the next year's survey is posted.
April 30 Pilot Club of hereford Scholarship Local Club for Hereford High School Seniors  
Varies Scholarships 360 A large list of various scholarships. Look at each scholarship for information on requrements and deadlines Click here to get an scholarships offered
June 1 Texas Allergy and immunology Society Asthma Scholarship Award High school senior that suffers from asthma and plans to attend college. See
https://tinyurl.com/y2ms8kqf
for more information.
Click here for the application
Early May Hereford High School TCTA Scholarship Awarded to a HHS Senior whose parents are:
1) members TCTA
2)Employeed by HISD
Click here for application
Mid March Texas Retired Teachers Foundation Student Scholarship Scholarship for students who:
1) Seeking a Bachelors or Masters degree in Education
2) Be a relative of an active TRS member
3) Be enrolled in a university or college in Texas for the upcoming year
Click here for the application
Early May Erwin and Frances Herr Scholarship Seeks to motivate students to attend college after high school. Student should:
1). Have a financial need
2) Motivation and effort in school
3) Good Standing in school
Click here for the application
Late January Cargill Community Scholarship    
Early March Deafsmith Electrical Coop For immediate family and employees of the coop. Account must be in good standing. Click here for all of the requirements Click here for contest rules for COOP Scholarship
Early April West Texas Rural Telephone Cooperative Inc. Parents must be members of the coop and must have specific prefixes. Click here for the restrictions and qualifications. Click here for the application