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Scholarships for Seniors

Updated 10/6/13

South Plains College Scholarships

-        Take your SAT/ACT and have the scores sent to SPC

-        Apply for SPC at  applytexas.com by March 1, 2014

-        Fill out the scholarship application (you only have to fill out one application to elligable for all the scholarships they offer)

-        Fill out you FAFSA as soon as your parents get their taxes completed.

 

Texas Tech University Scholarships

 

-       The scholarship application priority date is December 15 with final scholarship deadline of February 1. Texas Tech University scholarships are awarded by the Financial Aid Office, university colleges, and university departments. Need based awarding begins in early March. It is best for students to submit their FAFSA or renewal FAFSA as soon as they have their family’s tax information.

-       Entering Freshman Scholarship Application

-       The deadline for submitting the Entering Freshman Scholarship application for 2014-2015 is February 1, 2014

-       Available at ApplyTexas for students entering Texas Tech University from high school. Complete your admissions application and click the “apply for scholarships” button within the ApplyTexas admissions application. For complete instructions on how to apply, click here http://www.scholarships.ttu.edu/ScholarshipDocs/apply_texas_instructions.pdf

** Most other colleges work the same way, you apply to the specific college and then they let you know which of their scholarships you can then apply for through them. Please check with the colleges that you are interested in to see what their procedures are.

 

W. Price Jr. Memorial Scholarship

Each year, the Texas Restaurant Association awards the W. Price Jr. Memorial scholarship to students with a growing passion for the foodservice industry. The scholarship is named for W. Price Jr., the first executive director of the Texas Restaurant Association who served from 1953 until 1974. Two scholarships for $5,000 are awarded to students attending a four-year university or a culinary college and two scholarships for $2,000 are awarded to students attending a two-year college.

Applicants must be a resident of the state of Texas (but can attend an out-of-state school), be enrolled in any degreed foodservice or hospitality program, be a registered full-time student (12 hours or more) with at least three hours per semester devoted to foodservice or hospitality management and have an overall GPA of 2.75 and a major GPA of 3.5. Previous winners are not eligible for a second award, college seniors in their last semester are not eligible and scholarships are not paid for summer semesters.

Applications are due February 1st.

 

Texas Educational Opportunity Grant Program

Texas Grant II Program (TGII) provides grant aid to financially needy students enrolled in Texas public two-year colleges. 

To be eligible for this award, applicants must: 
- Be Texas residents
- Show financial need
- If applying for a first-time award, have a family contribution of no more than $2,000
- Register for the Selective Service or are exempt from this requirement
- Are enrolled at least 1/2 time (6 semester credit hours) in an associate's degree or certificate program at a two-year college in Texas
- Have not been granted an associate's or a baccalaureate degree
- Have not been convicted of a felony or a crime involving a controlled substance 

Students who continue in college and who meet program academic standards can receive awards for up to 75 semester credit hours, for four years, or until they receive an associate's degree, whichever comes first. The academic requirements for continuing in the program are: At the end of the first year, the student must meet the school's Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) requirements. At the end of the second year, the student must complete at lease 75 percent of the hours attempted in the prior academic year and have an overall college grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.

 

EMU National Scholars Program

The EMU National Scholars Program is a four-year award that pays 30 credit hours per year (15 per semester) of out-of-state tuition differential.

Must be a new freshmen or new transfer student with a minimum 3.50 GPA and a resident of a state other than Michigan or Ohio to be considered. Freshmen recipients must live in university housing the first two years of this award.

The Goss-Michael Foundation Texas Art Scholarship

The Goss-Michael Foundation is extending a scholarship opportunity to all Texas high school graduating seniors who would like to pursue a college education in visual arts. This is a merit based scholarship in the amount of $5,000 that will be given directly to the student’s chosen college or university upon acceptance. 

Selection is based on artistic achievement, scholastic achievement, school and community participation, and leadership. All applicants will submit completed scholarship application form, high school transcript, artist’s statement, essay and a CD of 10 original works. Please note that only complete applications will be considered. Recipients will be chosen by a panel of judges comprised of distinguished art professionals.

As well as receiving a scholarship, the recipient will have one piece of art framed and displayed at The Goss-Michael Foundation and will be featured on the Foundation website and monthly newsletter. The scholarship recipient will be announced in May. Applications will be accepted at The Goss-Michael Foundation no later than 4:00 p.m. on March 30th.

HSF/Procter & Gamble Company Scholarship

The Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) and Procter & Gamble Company have partnered to provide financial resources to assist outstanding Latino undergraduates pursuing degrees in the STEM field (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics). The award amount is $2,500.

Eligibility Requirements
- Be of Hispanic heritage 
- Be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident with a permanent resident card or passport stamped I-551 (not expired) 
- Have a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale 
- Must major in a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) field
- Have plans to enroll FULL-TIME in a degree seeking program at a U.S. accredited institution in the U.S., Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands or Guam during the upcoming academic year 
- Must apply for federal financial aid by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Deadline date TBD.

 

Diamonds in the Rough Ministry International Scholarship

The hope of Diamonds in the Rough Ministry Intl. is to empower women down the road of self-discovery and self-worth in Jesus Christ. The Diamonds in the Rough Ministry Intl. Scholarship is for high school senior females who excel in all things, including academics, community service, and extracurricular activities. 

Applicant Eligibility:
- Female 
- High School Seniors
- Minimum GPA of 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale) 
- Must be a resident of Texas
- Must be enrolled in a college or university
(Proof of enrollment is not necessary to apply. Only recipients will need to verify enrollment.)

Application Requirements:
To be considered for the Diamonds In The Rough scholarship, applicants must submit the following along with a completed application and essay by April 20th.

- Official high school transcript
- Letter of Recommendation
- Letters may be written by a current teacher, minister, or mentor (no family members or relatives).
- Letters must be mailed directly from teacher or minister to Diamonds in the Rough Ministry

The following items will be required from all scholarship recipients:
- Proof of enrollment into college or university (e.g. tuition statement, registration of classes)
- Recipients will be required to write a thank you letter to the Diamonds in the Rough scholarship donors

Rebekah Assembly of Texas Irma Gesche Scholarship

The Irma Gesche Scholarship is a $1,000 scholarship available for a Texas resident to attend any accredited two- or four-year college or university. The scholarship is based on academic ability, community service, personal development and financial need. Applicant must submit a completed application along with a high school transcript, a typed letter outlining expected goals to be reached as a result of further education, and three letters of reference.

For application, write to:
Irma Gesche Scholarship Committee
Rebekah Assembly of Texas
16400 KC Road 4060
Scurry, TX 75158

Deadline for completed application: December 31st. 

JSU Alabama McGee Scholarship

The JSU Alabama McGee Scholarship is for approximately $2,000. Any non-Alabama resident with 28 or above ACT score or SAT score of 1260 or above may apply.

 

Lubbock Area Foundation, Inc. Scholarships

The Lubbock Area Foundation offers many scholarships. Award amounts and deadlines vary.

To get specific information about these scholarships and to decide which you qualify for, please visit:

http://www.lubbockareafoundation.org/scholarship.shtml

 

Advantage Medical Staffing Nursing Scholarship 

(click here for application form)

 

This scholarship was established by Advantage Medical Staffing for the benefit of students who are pursuing a baccalaureate degree with a major in nursing. 

ELIGIBILITY:  

• Students who are 25 years of age or older and are pursuing a career as a Licensed Vocational Nurse or Registered Nurse.  

• Current enrollment or application for admission to a college/university in the Lubbock area is required.  

• Past recipients are eligible to reapply.
CONTACT: Lubbock Area Foundation (2509 80th Street; Lubbock, TX 79423; Phone (806)762-8061)

 

 Fallen Heroes Fund

(click here for application form)

The Fallen Heroes Fund provides scholarship support for the dependent survivors of service men and women and first responders who have died in the line of duty since September 11, 2001.  As a supplement to financial aid and survivor educational benefits, Fallen Heroes scholarship awards will help to assure that the dependents of those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our country and our community will have the financial resources necessary to obtain a post-secondary education. 

ELIGIBILITY: Dependent survivors of active duty personnel or first responders who resided in this area at some time prior to their death.
CONTACT: Lubbock Area Foundation (2509 80th Street; Lubbock, TX 79423)   phone:(806)762-8061

Weldon and Ruth Gibbs Scholarship 

This scholarship was established by Mr. Weldon Gibbs and Mrs. Ruth Gibbs who worked their way through school during the Depression, The Gibbs family values service to community and church and the ability to persevere to overcome obstacles even more than a strong academic record. This scholarship was established to foster those qualities. 

ELIGIBILITY: Texas Tech University College of Arts & Sciences Students
SELECTION CRITERIA:
• Financial need 
• Record or reputation, as a youth, of substantial community involvement and/or church involvement 
• Above average academic record IS NOT a requirement or prerequisite to qualification 
CONTACT: Office of the Dean, Texas Tech University College of Arts & Sciences  (Box 1034; Lubbock, TX 79409-1034)

 Charles A. & Grace Guy  Scholarship 

This scholarship was established by Mr. & Mrs. Ray Diekemper in honor and now in memory of Mr. Charles Guy, civic leader and former editor of the Lubbock Avalanche Journal.

ELIGIBILITY: Students majoring in Journalism in the Mass Communications Department, College of Arts and Sciences at Texas Tech University
SELECTION CRITERIA: 
• Financial need 
• Personal integrity 
• Scholastic potential or achievement 
• Dedication to making the world a better place in which to live 
CONTACT: Office of the Dean, School of Mass Communications (P.O. Box 43082; Lubbock, TX 79409-3082)

Philip Johnson Tuition Scholarship 

This fund was established by Mr. & Mrs. Ray Diekemper to recognize Mr. Philip Johnson for his contributions as an engineering educator and as a participant in the petroleum engineering industry.

ELIGIBILITY: Full-time student at Texas Tech University pursuing a BS degree in Petroleum Engineering 
SELECTION CRITERIA:
• American citizen 
• Financial need 
• High personal integrity 
• Scholastic potential or achievement
CONTACT: Office of the Dean, Department of Petroleum Engineering (Box 43111; Lubbock, TX 79409-3111)

Owen W. McWhorter Scholarship

This fund was established by Mr. & Mrs. Ray Diekemper in honor and now in memory of Mr. Owen McWhorter, founder of the McWhorter Cobb & Johnson law firm and a gentleman of high ethical standards. 

ELIGIBILITY: TTU Law School Students
SELECTION CRITERIA: 
• Financial need 
• Personal integrity 
• Scholastic potential or achievement 
• Dedication to making the world a better place in which to live 
CONTACT: Office of Admissions, TTU School of Law(admissions.law@ttu.edu

Joan Bailey Merritt Scholarship 

This scholarship was established by Mr. & Mrs. Ray Diekemper to honor Joan Bailey Merritt, a long time resident of Lubbock and head pediatric nurse at a local hospital for many years.

ELIGIBILITY: Texas Tech University School of Nursing Students 
SELECTION CRITERIA: 
• Financial need 
• Personal integrity 
• Scholastic potential or achievement
CONTACT: Office of the Dean, Texas Tech University School of Nursing (3601 4th Street, Stop 6264; Lubbock, TX 79430-6264)

Lubbock Women's Study Club Scholarships

Minnie Lee Garrett Scholarship

ELIGIBILITY: Students of the Texas Tech University College of Business Administration 

Christine DeVitt Education Scholarship

ELIGIBILITY: Students of the Texas Tech University College of Education 

Hortense & E. H. Boedeker Scholarship

ELIGIBILITY: Students of the Texas Tech University School of Law 
CONTACT: Office of Admissions, TTU School of Law (admissions.law@ttu.edu

Helen DeVitt Jones Scholarship

ELIGIBILITY: Students of the Texas Tech University School of Nursing 
CONTACT: Office of the Dean, TTU School of Nursing (3601 4th Street, Stop 6264; Lubbock, TX 79430-6264)

LWSC Engineering Scholarship

ELIGIBILITY: Students of the Texas Tech University College of Engineering 
CONTACT: Office of the Dean, TTU College of Engineering (Box 43103; Lubbock, TX 79409-3103)

Christine DeVitt Medical Scholarship

ELIGIBILITY: Students of the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine 
CONTACT: Office of the Dean, TTUHSC School of Medicine (Box 41081; Lubbock, TX 79409)

John T. Montford Scholarship 

We are fortunate to have many among us who have provided inspirational leadership and given of themselves to better our community.  In honor of these Lubbock heroes, the Lubbock Area Foundation hosts an Annual Hero's Luncheon to recognize their many great accomplishments.  This scholarship fund was established through contributions to the 2001 Hero's Luncheon honoring former State Senator and Texas Tech University Chancellor John Montford.

ELIGIBILITY:  Students at Texas Tech University and Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center 
SELECTION CRITERIA: 
• First Generation Students 
CONTACT: Scholarship & Financial Aid Office, TTU (Box 45011; Lubbock, TX 79409) or TTU Health Sciences Center (3601 4th Street MS8310; Lubbock, TX 79409)

L. Edwin Smith Tuition Scholarship

This fund was established by Mr. & Mrs. Ray Diekemper to honor Mr. L. Edwin Smith, a Distinguished Alumnus of the Texas Tech University Accounting Program.

ELIGIBILITY: Accounting Majors at Texas Tech University Rawls College of Business 
SELECTION CRITERIA: 
• Financial need 
• Personal integrity 
• Scholastic potential or achievement
CONTACT: Office of the Dean, Texas Tech University Rawls College of Business  (806)742-3188)

 West Texas Paralegal Association Scholarship  

(click here for application form)

This scholarship was established by the West Texas Paralegal Association to provide educational support for students pursuing a degree in a paralegal program.

ELIGIBILITY:  Legal residents of Crosby, Floyd, Garza, Hale, Hockley, Lamb, Lubbock, Lynn, or Terry counties who are enrolled for a minimum of 6 hours in a paralegal program approved by the State Bar of Texas Paralegal Division. 
CONTACT: Lubbock Area Foundation (2509 80th Street; Lubbock, TX 7943 - email:contact@lubbockareafoundation.org - phone: (806)762-8061)

Dunco R.E. "Peck" Williams Tuition Scholarship 

This scholarship was established by Mr. & Mrs. Ray Diekemper to honor R.E. "Peck" Williams who worked in the oil fields for many years and then later became the manager of the Dunco Oil Field Supply store in Levelland, Texas.

ELIGIBILITY: History, Technology and Petroleum Technology Students at South Plain s College, Levelland 
SELECTION CRITERIA:
• Financial need 
• Personal integrity 
• Scholastic potential or achievement
CONTACT: Office of Development, South Plains College (1401 College Ave.; Levelland, TX 79336)

Texas Professional Nursing Scholarships

The Professional Nursing Scholarships (PNRS)was established to provide financial assistance to encourage students to become Professional Nurses.

Eligibility: 

-Are Texas residents
-Show financial need
-Register for the Selective Service or are exempt from this requirement
-Enroll in classes leading to Licensure as a Professional Nurse
-Enroll on at least a ½-time basis

FYI: Some, but not all funds are targeted to students from rural communities. Some are targeted to graduate students in nursing.

Where may the awards be used? 
Only in-state (Texas) colleges or universities may participate in the program. Both public and private, non-profit colleges or universities with professional nursing programs may participate in the programs. 

How much can be awarded? 
No individual award may be for more than the student’s financial need. The maximum award is $3000. 

How can I apply? 
Obtain an application from the Financial Aid Office or by calling the Student Services Division at the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board at 800/242-3062.

Migrant Farmworker Baccalaureate Scholarship

The purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial support to a deserving student with a history of migrating for employment in agriculture who has successfully completed one year of college. This support will cover expenses beyond what the youth is entitled to in federal/state and other scholarship assistance. This scholarship is designed to assist the youth in obtaining a baccalaureate degree without being encumbered with substantial debt.

This scholarship is made available through a generous endowment from a concerned individual for the education of children of migrant farmworkers. The donor wishes to remain anonymous.

The award will provide up to $2,000 per year for a maximum of three years and, if needed, additional support not to exceed $2,000 per year for three years for repayment of approved educational loans accrued for post-secondary education resulting in a baccalaureate degree. The student has the option to apply for two additional years of financial assistance at the same level for graduate studies.

Eligibility: 
- Recent history of movement for agricultural employment
- Scholastic achievement
- Financial need
- Successful completion of at least one year at an accredited post-secondary institution

To download the application form or for more information, please visit our website or contact us via mail or phone:
Migrant Farmworker
Baccalaureate Scholarship Committee
Geneseo Migrant Center
27 Lackawanna Avenue
Mt. Morris, New York 14510
585-658-7960
800-245-5681

Texas State AFL-CIO Scholarships

The Texas AFL-CIO Scholarship Program offers $1,000 grants to entering college students who are members of affiliated unions in Texas or who have a parent or legal guardian who is a member.

Criteria for awards include academic achievement, extracurricular activities, performance on a written exam about labor unions (materials provided), personal interviews and financial need.

Texas Toward EXcellence Access & Success (TEXAS) Grant

The Texas Legislature established the TEXAS (Towards EXcellence, Access and Success) Grant to make sure that well-prepared high school graduates with financial need could go to college.

Who can apply? Students who...

For an initial award
- Are Texas residents
- Have not been convicted of a felony or crime involving a controlled substance
- Show financial need
- Register for the Selective Service or are exempt from this requirement
AND
- Be a graduate of an accredited high school in Texas not earlier than the 1998-99 school year
- Complete the Recommended High School Program or Distinguished Achievement Program in high school
- Enroll in a non-profit public college or university in Texas within 16 months of graduation from a public or accredited private high school in Texas and
- Have accumulated no more than 30 semester credit hours, excluding those earned for dual or concurrent courses or awarded for credit by examination (AP, IB or CLEP).
OR
- Have earned an associate degree from a public technical, state or community college in Texas and
- Enroll in any public university in Texas no more than 12 months after receiving their associate's degree.

When should students apply?
Deadlines vary by institution, but fall and spring grants are generally awarded in the spring prior to enrollment.

How do students apply?
Awards will be made through the financial aid office of the college. Persons interested in the program should contact the financial aid office to find out about deadlines and procedures. 

Texas Public Educational Grant Program

The Texas Public Educational Grant Program is a need-based financial aid program available to students at Texas public colleges or universities. To apply, you must complete the FAFSA.

To be eligible for this award, applicants must meet the following criteria: 
- Are Texas residents, non-residents or foreign students
- Show financial need
- Register for the Selective Service or are exempt from this requirement

FYI: Each institution may set its own priorities in making awards to undergraduate or graduate students; to full- or part-time students. Check with your institution to find out these requirements.

Public colleges or universities in Texas make TPEG awards from their own resources. Only in-state (Texas) colleges or universities may participate in the program. Only public colleges or universities participate in the program (no private, non-profit or proprietary colleges or universities). 

Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to apply. The financial aid office at the college or university the student applied to will notify the student if he/she is eligible.

Texas Leveraging Educational Assistance Partnership Program

This is a need-based financial aid program available to students attending Texas colleges and universities. To apply, complete the FAFSA.

Eligibility: 

-Are Texas residents
-Show financial need
-Register for the Selective Service or are exempt from this requirement
-Enroll on at least a half-time basis
-Also received state grant funds. At public colleges or universities, the state program is the Public Student Incentive Grant; at private, non-profit colleges or universities the state program is the Tuition Equalization Grant Program.

Where may the awards be used? 

Only in-state (Texas) colleges or universities may participate in the program. 
Both public and private, non-profit colleges or universities may participate in the program (no proprietary colleges or universities).

FYI: The federal government funds this program, and students receiving these awards must have also received funds from the state.

For more information, please visit:

http://www.everychanceeverytexan.org

Children of Disabled/Deceased Firemen Peace Officers Game Wardens and Employees of Correctional Institutions Program

Waiver of tuition and fees for children of disabled or deceased Peace Officers Game Wardens and Employees of Correctional Institutions who attend Texas public colleges and universities.

TG's Charley Wootan Grant Program


Since 2000, TG has been proud to support a grant program designed to provide help to students pursuing a higher education and who have financial need. For the 2013-14 academic year, TG's Charley Wootan Grant program will award grants totaling $5 million to students who are Texas residents. Grants will be split between students going to 2-year colleges or vocational schools and students enrolled at 4-year universities.

Eligibility

All Charley Wootan Grant applicants must be U.S. citizens, permanent residents in the state of Texas, eligible to receive Title IV financial aid funding; must have attained or will attain a high school degree or the equivalent; must be enrolled or planning to enroll in college at least half-time; and must be able to demonstrate financial need.

What's new for the 2013-2014 Charley Wootan Grant Program?

  1. Applicants must be residents of Texas.
  2. Applications may be postmarked between April 17 and May 1, 2013. The postmark deadline is May 1, 2013. Applications may be submitted only by mail or other courier delivery method (U.S.P.S., FedEx, UPS, etc.). TG will not accept hand-delivered applications.
  3. Students are asked to provide the number of credit hours they have completed to date.
  • This change will allow the Program to evaluate student persistence and completion.
  1. Finally, students may include a copy of their financial aid award letter. This item is optional—students should not delay their application if their letter has not arrived or is otherwise unavailable. Its inclusion or absence has no effect on an applicant's chance of award, or any ultimate award amount.
  • Including this item will help TG assess the impact of Wootan grants on other forms of financial aid.

Information not directly used during the award process (such as number of credit hours completed) is collected and aggregated solely for purposes of Program assessment and improvement of awareness efforts. The information is not used in association with any applicant's name or other identifying information.

TILF

Texas Interscholastic League Foundation

 

Eligibility Requirements

Click here to view our printable brochure.

 

Who can apply?

 

Students who meet the following criteria:

  • Must have competed at the UIL Academic State Meet any year of their high school career (CX debaters must have advanced to the second day of competition) OR must be a TSSEC Outstanding Soloist OR must be a state finalist in the Barbara Jordan Historical Essay Competition or the Latino History Essay Competition
  • Must have been accepted to an accredited college or university in the state of Texas
  • Must enroll full-time in college and maintain a 2.5 college GPA (some scholarships require higher GPAs)
  • Must have taken either the SAT or the ACT
  • Must be graduating from high school during the current year

 

Qualifying contests are as follows:

 

Accounting, Barbara Jordan Historical Essay Competition*, Calculator Applications, Computer Applications, Computer Science, Current Issues and Events, Debate (Cross-Examination* & Lincoln-Douglas), Journalism (Editorial Writing, Feature Writing, Headline Writing & News Writing), Literary Criticism, Mathematics, Number Sense, Latino History Essay Competition*, One-Act Play, Ready Writing, Science, Social Studies, Speech (Prose Interpretation, Poetry Interpretation, Informative Speaking & Persuasive Speaking), Spelling & Vocabulary, and Theatrical Design.

*Special Notes: Only Cross-Examination Debate State Meet competitors advancing to the second day elimination rounds as one of the top 16 teams may apply. For students who compete in the Barbara Jordan Historical or Latino History Essay Competition, only state finalists are eligible to apply.

 

All applicants must meet the main scholarship criteria and should also consider any additional requirements for individual donors listed on the scholarships page(Please note, however, that applicants are applying directly to the program and not for a specific scholarship. Our donors and board members are the ones who make the final determination.)

 

AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY (TEXAS) SCHOLARSHIPS

American Legion Auxiliary Department of Texas
Education Chairman
email:   alatexas@txlegion.org
www.ALATEXAS.ORG

Applicant must be resident of Texas and a child or grandchild of a
veteran who served in WWI, WWII, Korea, Vietnam, Lebanon, Grenada,
Panama or the Persian Gulf. Eligibility is based upon actual need,
goals, objectives, character, citizenship, and war service of father,
mother, grandfather or grandmother. Scholarships are not limited
to students in their senior year of high school. Anyone meeting
eligibility requirements may apply.

Application form for $500 scholarships available after November 1 from
local American Legion Auxiliary Units, at website above.

Completed application deadline: April 1

AFSA/CMSAF/AMF SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

AFSA/CMSAF/AMF Scholarship Programs
5211 Auth Rd.
Suitland, MD 20746
www.HQAFSA.org

  • ***

The Air Force Sergeants Association (AFSA), the Chief Master Sergeants
of the Air Force (CMSAF), and the Airmen Memorial Foundation (AMF)
annually award scholarships to financially assist the undergraduate
studies of eligible dependent children of the Total Air Force which
includes Air Force Active Duty (AFAD), Air National Guard (ANG), and
Air Force Reserve Command (AFRC) enlisted members in active duty,
retired, or veteran status.

Selection based on: interest in the chemical sciences, demonstrated
potential for success, financial need, overall GPA of 3.0 or better,
leadership skills, participation in extracurricular activities and
community service, recommendations, review of transcripts and personal
statements.

Applications are available on our website, www.acs.org
November 1 - March 1 annually.

ANNUAL NATIONAL WASHINGTON CROSSING FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

Washington Crossing Foundation
P.O. Box 503
Levittown, PA 19058-0503
Phone: 215-949-8841
www.gwcf.org

Scholarships ranging from $500 to $5,000 and other awards, as
announced, are available to high school seniors who are United
States citizens planning careers in government (local, state, or
federal) service. Students must submit essays not exceeding 300
words, typed and double spaced, telling why they want to enter
government service. Recommendations required. For specific details,
visit website listed above or contact Eugene C. Fish, Esq., Vice
Chairman, at above address. Include a self-addressed stamped envelope.

Deadline: Application must be received on or before January 15 (or
next regular business day if the 15th falls on a weekend or holiday).

APS SCHOLARSHIP FOR MINORITY UNDERGRADUATE PHYSICS MAJORS

APS Minorities Scholarship Program
The American Physical Society
One Physics Ellipse
College Park, MD 20740-3844
Phone: 301-209-3232
www.aps.org

This scholarship program is open to any African-American, Hispanic-
American, or Native-American U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident
who is majoring or plans to major in physics. Applicant must be a high
school senior, or college freshman or sophomore. Students and prospec-
tive students from all U.S. colleges and universities are eligible to
apply for this scholarship. Applicants are required to take the SAT or
ACT and submit score results in addition to submitting other required
application items. Recipients will also be matched with an accom-
plished physicist as a mentor. Applications are available in early
November.

Deadline for receipt of the completed application packet: First Friday
in February

CHARLES, LELA AND MARY SLOUGH FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

Scholarship Administrator
Charles, Lela and Mary Slough Foundation Scholarship
3600 N. Garfield
Midland, TX 79705
www.midland.edu/slough
Email:  slough_scholarship@midland.edu

The Slough Scholarship Foundation offers scholarships of up to
$5,000 per year ($2,500 per semester, fall & spring only) for a
total of five years or the completion of a Bachelor's Degree or a
total accumulation of 136 semester hours or 36 credits, which-
ever comes first. Smaller amounts may be awarded on a one-time
basis with no guarantee of future awards.

Required Eligibility Criteria:

  • Must be a Texas resident & U.S. citizen at the time of
    application

 

  • Only complete applications are accepted (complete means all
    items filled in & all documents attached)

 

  • Must demonstrate need through the FAFSA and required essay

 

  • Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0

 

  • Must enroll as a full-time student for the term of scholarship
    eligibility (12 semester hours or more each term)

 

  • May not have accumulated more than a total of 136 college credit
    hours or 36 credits

Contact the above website for applications and further information.

Deadline: All applications must be submitted online no later than
April 1. All other required documents must be postmarked by March 29
and received in the Slough Administrator's office by April 1.

THE COLBURN-PLEDGE MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION

Colburn-Pledge Music Scholarship Foundation
6322 Cornplanter
San Antonio, TX 78238
Email:   cleoviolin@satx.rr.com

Awards available totaling approximately $4,000. Applicant must be a
resident of Texas; studying a string instrument (violin, viola, cello,
bass) in classical music with the intention of becoming a professional
musician; in need of financial aid; and above all, possess genuine
musical talent. Applicants may be under high school age, high school
age, or college students. Out-of-state residents are ineligible, how-
ever, Texas residents may attend out-of-state music schools and music
camps. Annual auditions of selected applicants are held in San Antonio
on or about June 1.

Deadline for applications for audition: April 23

DISCIPLES OF CHRIST STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP FUND

Scholarships
Disciples Home Missions
130 East Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204-6204
888-346-2631
www.discipleshomemissions.org

Scholarships for students preparing for ordained ministry in the
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in the U.S. and Canada. Must
be a member of that denomination. Must be a full-time student
enrolled in an accredited school or seminary; provide evidence of
financial need, transcript of academic work, references from a
regional minister, a pastor and a professor and be under the care of a
regional Commission on the Ministry or in the process of coming under
care. GPA may be a determining factor in consideration of scholarships
awarded. For additional information visit website above.

Deadline: March 15

ESA FOUNDATION

Epsilon Sigma Alpha (ESA) Foundation
www.esaintl.com

The ESA Foundation awards numerous scholarships annually. Scholarship
applications are submitted to the Foundation's state counselor of the
applicant's state of residence. Eligible applicants may apply for only
three scholarships. Scholarships are available to any student entering
college or returning to college who had a minimum GPA of 3.0 OR a
minimum score of ACT 22/SAT 1030. Recipients are selected based upon
character, leadership, service, financial need, scholastic ability, and
any special criteria set by a donor.

The scholarship list and application form for the Academic Year 2013-
2014 will be available September 15, 2012. Contact above website
to obtain more information and application form.

Deadline: February 1

FAMILY, CAREER & COMMUNITY LEADERS OF AMERICA, TEXAS ASSOCIATION

Texas Association, Family, Career & Community Leaders of America
Attention: Scholarships
1107 W. 45th Street
Austin, TX 78756
Phone: 512-306-0244
Fax: 512-442-7100
www.texasfccla.org

Some scholarships available through Family, Career & Community Leaders
of America require students to major in family and consumer sciences.
Applicants who meet Texas Association, Family, Career & Community
Leaders of America membership requirements may apply. There are
standard requirements set for all FCCLA scholarships as well as indi-
vidual requirements specific to each scholarship.

  • C.J. Davidson Scholarship - FCCLA awards ten scholarships to out-
    standing members in Texas. The scholarship is for $2,000 per
    semester and will be continued for eight semesters if the recipient
    continues to be qualified under the rules regulated by the scholar-
    ship. Must major in FCS.

  • Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo Scholarship - The Houston Livestock
    Show and Rodeo will provide ten, four-year $16,000 college scholar-
    ships to outstanding members of the Texas Association, Family,
    Career and Community Leaders of America. Open to any member - no
    restrictions.

  • FFCLA Regional Scholarship - Five $1,000 scholarships will be
    awarded annually. Attach a theme of approximately 500 words on the
    topic of how your involvement in FCCLA and Family & Consumer
    Sciences has prepared you for your future.

  • Blue Bell Scholarship - Five $1,000 scholarships will be awarded
    to outstanding members of the Texas Association, Family, Career and
    Community Leaders of America.

For a complete list of eligibility requirements and application forms
visit website listed above.

Deadline for submitting materials for ALL scholarships is March 1.

EDUCATIONAL TRUST FUND

Department of Scholarships
Knights of Columbus
P.O. Box 1670
New Haven, CT 06507-0901

The Knights of Columbus provides Francis P. Matthews and John E. Swift
Educational Trust Scholarships to:

  1. Children of a member in good standing who, while serving in
    the military forces of his country in a combat zone,
    specifically designated as such by the Board of Directors, is
    killed by hostile action or wounded by hostile action
    resulting within two years thereof in permanent and total
    disability. An application must be filed within two years of
    the death or determination of total and permanent disability
    of the member.
  2. Children of a member in good standing who, while in the lawful
    performance of his duties as a full-time law enforcement
    officer or full-time firefighter, died as the result of
    criminal violence directed at him. An application must be
    filed within two years of the date of the death of the member.

The scholarship is for undergraduate studies leading to a bachelor's
degree at a Catholic college and includes net expenses for tuition up
to a maximum of $25,000 per year, less the amount from any other grant
or scholarship.

A candidate for benefits is required to submit supporting documents
to establish eligibility. The Knights of Columbus membership record
is verified at the Supreme Council office.

Applications may be obtained by writing the address above.

IFT SCHOLARSHIP/FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM

Institute of Food Technologists
525 W. Van Buren St., Suite 1000
Chicago, IL 60607
Phone: 312-782-8424
www.ift.org

Scholarships are available for graduating high school seniors or
previous high school graduates entering college for the first time.
Applicant must enroll in food science/technology undergraduate
programs (IFT approved). Freshman scholarships $1,000; additional
scholarships available for sophomores.

Applications are available in mid February from the IFT website above,
by contacting the IFT Scholarship Department at 312-782-8424 or by
contacting the department head at TAMU. Completed applications must be
submitted to the department head.

Eligible school in Texas: Texas A&M University
Applications available from:

  • Dr. Jimmy Keeton
  • Nutrition & Food Science
  • 200 F Centeg A
  • College Station, Texas 77843-2253
  • Phone: 979-862-6655
  • Fax: 979-862-6842
  • Email:    info@ift.org
  • Web:     nfs.tamu.edu

FOR FRESHMAN SCHOLARSHIPS, submit completed application to Chairman of
Department at eligible college (NOT TO IFT) by February 15.

IRENE S. WISCHER FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

Phone: 609-771-7878
E-Mail:   srp-csr@ets.org
Website:    www.frostbank.com/wischerscholarship

Scholarships are available to high school seniors who plan to attend
college or vocational school, to college students completing their
undergraduate degrees, and to college students who plan to attend
graduate school. Assistance is available for up to but not to exceed
four years of academic work. Full-time or part-time students may
apply. There is no geographic limitation on choice of school. All
fields of academic study are acceptable, including vocational
technology.

  • Eligibility requirements:
  • -citizen of the U.S.
  • -resident of Texas
  • -good character with preference given to Christians who attend
     church regularly
  • -financial need
  • -academic potential
  • -planned enrollment in a public or private, non-profit college or
     university OR a non-profit vocational school

Download an application at: www.frostbank.com/wischerscholarship

Deadline: March 1

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS PRO DEO ET PRO PATRIA SCHOLARSHIPS

Department of Scholarships
Knights of Columbus
P.O. Box 1670
New Haven, CT 06507-0901

Fifty $1,500 awards per year available to members or the son or daugh-
ter of a member or deceased member of the Knights of Columbus or the
Columbia Squires. (Not limited to Fourth Degree members) The member
must be in good standing, or if deceased, must have been in good stand-
ing at the time of his death. The scholarships begin with the freshman
year and are renewable each year for four years, pending satisfactory
academic performance. The scholarships are to be used at a Catholic
college of the student's choice. Selection is based on academic
excellence including a review of secondary school record, class rank,
and the results of aptitude test scores. Requests for further
information or application should be directed to the address above.

Deadline to submit application: March 1

THE MINORITY/DISADVANTAGED SCHOLARSHIP

The Minority/Disadvantaged Scholarship Program
Jamie Yeung, Manager, Professional Development and Resources
The American Institute of Architects
1735 New York Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20006-5292
www.archfoundation.org

The AIA/AAF Minority/Disadvantaged Scholarship provides assistance to
high school graduates, college freshmen, and community college students
from a minority and/or financially disadvantaged background who intend
to pursue a NAAB-accredited professional degree (5-year BA or BA + MA)
in architecture. Applicants must be legal residents of the U.S.

The application requires a letter of recommendation from a high school
guidance counselor, architect, or other individual who is aware of the
student's interest and aptitude for architecture, and an application
prepared by the student, including an essay, statement of disadvantaged
circumstances, letters of recommendations, transcripts and a drawing.

If you have any questions, please contact: scholarships@aia.org

Deadline: March, check website for exact date

MOST VALUABLE STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP/LEADERSHIP AWARD

The Elks National Foundation awards 500 competitive, four-year
scholarships ranging from $1,000/year to $15,000/year. Applicants
will be judged on scholarship, leadership and financial need.
Any high school senior who is a citizen of the United States is
eligible to apply. Applicants need not be related to a member of
the Elks. Applications are available online or at your local Elks
Lodge in September, and completed applications must be submitted to
your local Elks Lodge by the deadline. (To locate an Elks Lodge near
you, try your phone book or www.elks.org/enf/FindALodge.cfm.) For
more contest details, deadline and to download an application, visit
www.elks.org/enf/scholars.

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF PLUMBING-HEATING-COOLING CONTRACTORS, EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP PHCC Educational Foundation Scholarship Program
P.O. Box 6808
Falls Church, VA 22046
800-533-7694
Fax: 703-237-7442
naphcc@naphcc.org

The PHCC Educational Foundation and its industry partners provide
up to 21 scholarship awards available from sponsors, such as the
following, and a single application form and supporting materials
can be submitted for all:

  • Bradford White funds up to three $2,500 scholarships

  • Delta Faucet Company funds up to six $2,500 scholarships

  • PHCC of Texas Auxiliary funds one $1,500 scholarship (open only to Texas residents, and there are no restrictions on course of study)

Eligible students must be citizens of the United States or Canada and currently enrolled in or plan to enroll in:

  • A PHCC-approved plumbing or HVACR apprentice program. Students must also be working full-time for a licensed plumbing or HVAC contractor who is a member of the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors National Association. Approved courses of study are plumbing or HVACR installation, service and repair.

  • A full-time certificate or degree program at an accredited two-year community college, technical college, or trade school, with a major directly related to the plumbing-heating-cooling (p-h-c) profession. Approved majors are: business management; mechanical CAD design; construction management with a specialty in mechanical construction; and plumbing or HVACR installation, service and repair.

  • A full-time undergraduate degree program at an accredited four-year college or university, with a major directly related to the plumbing-heating-cooling (p-h-c) profession. Approved majors are: business management; construction management with a specialization in mechanical construction; and mechanical engineering.

Scholarship applications are available at: www.foundation.phccweb.org/scholarships

Deadline: May 1

PHCC Educational Foundation awards one $2,500 scholarship to a student demonstrating financial need and enrolled in:

  • A PHCC-approved apprentice program; or

  • A full-time certificate or degree program at an accredited two-year community college, technical college or trade school; or

  • An undergraduate degree program at an accredited four-year college or university

This scholarship is a one-time award worth a maximum of $2,500. It may
be used for tuition and required fees during one semester of study or
over the course of several semesters. Funds for this scholarship are
provided by the PHCC Past National Officers.

Scholarship applications are available at: www.foundation.phccweb.org/scholarships

Deadline: May 1

NATIONAL ASSN. OF SECONDARY SCHOOL PRINCIPALS (NASSP), NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY SCHOLARSHIP

National Honor Society Scholarship - This scholarship is available
to high school seniors who are NHS members in good standing. Selection
is based on outstanding scholarship, leadership, service and character.
There are 150 scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $13,000 for state
finalists, state winners, regional winners, and one national winner.

The nomination process opens in October. Contact your NHS advisor for
information, or visit: Error! Hyperlink reference not valid.

Prudential Spirit of Community Awards - In partnership with Prudential
Financial, students in grades 5 - 12 are recognized for exemplary
community service. State honorees each receive $1,000, as well as
an all-expenses-paid trip with one parent or guardian to Washington,
D.C. for national recognition. In addition, America's Top Ten Youth
Volunteers receive personal awards of $5,000, a gold medallion, a
crystal trophy for their school or organization, and a $5,000 grant
from The Prudential Foundation for a non-profit, charitable organiza-
tion of their choice.

The application process opens in September.
Visit: spirit.prudential.com or nassp.org/spirit

THE NATIONAL PRESS CLUB SCHOLARSHIP FOR JOURNALISM DIVERSITY

National Press Club
529 14th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20045
www.press.org

The National Press Club offers a $2,000 one-year scholarship, which
can be renewed for up to three years at $2,500 per year. The first-
year scholarship includes an additional $500 book stipend.

The competition is open to high school seniors, with a GPA of 3.0 or
better, who are preparing to enter college and intend to become a
journalist and who will bring diversity to US journalism.
For a complete list of eligibility requirements and application forms
visit website above.

Deadline: March 1

NATIONAL SOCIETY DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION, DR. AURA-LEE A. AND JAMES HOBBS PITTINGER SCHOLARSHIP

Committee Services Office
Attn: Scholarships
1776 D Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006-5303
www.dar.org
www.tsdar.org

State DAR Organizations and local DAR Chapters have their own scholar-
ship programs. For information, interested students should contact
the State Chairman of the Scholarship Committee in the state where the
student resides. The name and address of the State Chairman should be
available through local DAR contacts or the Office of the Committees
at the above address.

Listed below you will find scholarships awarded annually by the
National Society Daughters of the American Revolution. A separate
Application must be submitted for each scholarship.

Mail completed DAR Scholarship Committee Application forms to:
   National Chairman, DAR Scholarship Committee
   PO Box 2906
   Ridgeland, MS 39158-2906
   (This address is correct for the 2010-2013 administration.)
DO NOT USE THIS ADDRESS FOR THE DAR American Indian Scholarship.

General Information: All applicants must be U.S. citizens and plan to
attend an accredited college or university in the United States.
ALL REQUESTS FOR INFORMATION MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY A SELF-ADDRESSED,
STAMPED ENVELOPE.

Deadline for all scholarships is: February 15

Dr. Aura-Lee A. and James Hobbs Pittenger American History Scholarship
- awarded to graduating high school students who will pursue an under-
graduate degree with a concentrated study of a minimum of 24 credit
hours in American History and American Government. This award is
intended to promote the study of our country's history among our finest
students. U.S. Citizens residing abroad may apply through a Units
Overseas Chapter.

The Dr. Aura-Lee A. and James Hobbs Pittenger American History
Scholarship is an award of $2,000 each year for up to four years with
annual transcript review by the National Chairman required for renewal.

Lillian and Arthur Dunn Scholarship - a $2,000 scholarship awarded for
up to four years to well qualified, deserving sons and daughters of
members of the NSDAR for four years of college. Outstanding recipients
pursuing graduate study may reapply each year for an additional period
of up to four years of study. DAR Member Number of mother, who is a
current dues paying member, must be on the application.

The Margaret Howard Hamilton Scholarship - awarded to a graduation high
school senior who has been accepted into the Harvey and Bernice Jones
Learning Center, housing the Ben Caudle Learning Program at the
University of the Ozarks, Clarksville, Arkansas. Applications must be
requested directly through the Learning Center upon acceptance into
this program for learning disabled students. This award is $1,000
annually for up to four years with annual transcript review by the
National Chairman required for renewal.

DAR American Indian Scholarship - awarded to Native Americans and is
intended to help Native American students of any age, any tribe and in
any state striving to get an education. All Awards are judged based on
financial need and academic achievement.

This scholarship is intended to help Native American college/university
and technical students of any age, any tribe, in any state at the
undergraduate or graduate level. Graduate students are eligible;
however, undergraduate students are given preference.

Applicants must be Native American (proof of American Indian blood is
required by letter or proof papers) in financial need and have a grade
point average of 2.75 or higher. There will be no exceptions. This is
a one time $1,000 award.

To apply, download the American Indian Scholarship Application and
submit to:

  • National Chairman, DAR American Indians Committee
  • P.O. Box 78
  • Ashby, NE 69333
  • (This address is correct for the 2010-2013 DAR administration.)

The DAR also awards scholarships not listed in this book for upper
level students. For information on these scholarships visit
the state and national websites listed above.

NAVY-MARINE CORPS RELIEF SOCIETY EDUCATION PROGRAMS

Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society
Education Division
875 North Randolph St., Suite 225
Arlington, VA 22203
www.nmcrs.org/education

The Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society operates an Education Program
which helps Navy and Marine Corps families pursue their academic goals.

Assistance is limited to full-time undergraduate studies and vocational
training. The amount of assistance provided is based on need.

Gold Star Scholarship Program For Children of Deceased Service Members:

  1. Grants of up to $2,500 per academic year are available to unmarried
    dependent children of Navy or Marine Corps service members who died
    after retirement, or while on active duty.

    Applications are available in mid-November at Society's website.

Deadline: March 1

Vice Admiral E.P. Travers Loan:

  • Travers Loan: This program provides an interest-free loan of up
    to $3,000 to the active duty service member for dependent children
    and spouses of active duty members of the Navy or Marine Corps
    personnel, as well as children of Retirees who are undergoing
    undergraduate training. Loans are to assist with college-related
    costs and must be repaid in full by allotment within 24 months.

  • Travers application forms are available on the Society's website
    Mid-October for the following school year.

Deadline: March 1

PRINT AND GRAPHICS SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION

200 Deer Run Road
Sewickley, PA 15143-2328
www.pgsf.org

Approximately 200 competitive scholarships are available for high
school seniors and college students who are preparing for a career in
the graphic communications industries (Area of Study: Graphic Commu-
nications/Graphic Arts). The scholarship grants are restricted to
colleges, universities and technical schools that offer established
two- and four-year programs leading to an associate or bachelor's
degree recognized by the graphic communications industries.
Amount: $1,000-$5,000 yearly. Recipient must be registered as a
full-time student. Scholarships are renewed if the student maintains
a 3.0 GPA yearly. The application must be completed and submitted
online at www.pgsf.org.

Application deadline: April 1

REBEKAH ASSEMBLY OF TEXAS (IRMA GESCHE SCHOLARSHIP)

Irma Gesche Scholarship Committee
c/o Rebekah Assembly of Texas
16400 KC Road 4060
Scurry, Texas 75158

A $1,000 scholarship is available for a Texas resident to attend any
accredited two- or four-year college/university. Scholarship is based
on academic ability, community service, personal development, and
financial need. Applicant must submit a completed application along
with a high school transcript, a typed letter outlining expected goals
to be reached as a result of further education, and three letters of
reference. Write to above address for application.

Deadline: December 31

SCHOLASTIC ART AND WRITING AWARDS

The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards
C/O Alliance for Young Artists & Writers, Inc.
557 Broadway
New York, NY 10012
www.artandwriting.org

The Alliance for Young Artists & Writers partners with art Institutes,
colleges and universities to provide art and writing scholarships to
high school seniors. A complete directory of participating schools can
be found at the website listed above. For additional information,
contact the Financial Aid Office at each participating school, or
contact the Alliance at 212-343-6415 or jsigmund@artandwriting.org.

SEG FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS

SEG Foundation
P.O. Box 702740
Tulsa, OK 74170-2740
www.seg.org

SEG Scholarships range from $500 - $14,000 per academic year, with an
average award of $2,500. SEG merit-based scholarships are awarded to
deserving students in applied geophysics and other related fields, such
as geosciences, physics, geology or earth and environmental sciences.
For more eligibility information, application and deadline, please
visit our website.

TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION'S CONDITIONALGRANT PROGRAM

Texas Department of Transportation
HRD/Employment Opportunities Section
Conditional Grant Program Coordinator
125 East 11th Street
Austin, TX 78701-2483
Phone: 866-554-4330
www.txdot.gov/careers/conditional.htm

The Conditional Grant Program is available to students who intend to
major in Civil Engineering, at a four-year State of Texas accredited
public college or university and are classified as economically
disadvantaged. High School applicants must have achieved one of
the following: (1) have an overall high school GPA of 3.0 or higher
(on a 4.0 scale); (2) have a minimum score of 900 on the SAT; (3) have
a minimum score of 21 on the ACT. Current college/university students
must have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.

The grant is a combination of certified tuition and fees plus a
stipend based upon the student's documented financial need, not to
exceed $3,000 per semester or $6,000 per year.

Recipients of the Conditional Grant Program must: (1) carry a minimum
of twelve hours per semester; (2) maintain an overall cumulative GPA
of at least 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale); (3) graduate with a bachelor's
degree; (4) work for the Texas Department of Transportation for a
minimum of two academic years immediately following graduation.
Recipients will be required to begin repayment of the full amount of
the Conditional Grant expended if they do not maintain the requirements
beginning immediately after they cease to maintain the program
requirements.

Contact the above address for further information and to request an
application.

Deadline: Submit application by March 1

TEXAS FLORAL ENDOWMENT

P.O. Box 170760
Austin, TX 78717
Phone: 512-834-0361

A variety of $500 - $1,000 scholarships are available through the Texas
Floral Endowment. Applicants must be a senior high school student, a
Texas resident and interested in entering the field of Horticulture or
Floriculture. Each scholarship will have specific qualifications.
Contact the above address to obtain more information and an
application.

Deadline: March 15

TEXAS MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Texas Mutual Insurance Company
Office of the President
6210 East Highway 290
Austin, TX 78273
800-859-5995, ext. 3820
www.texasmutual.com

Texas Mutual Insurance Company is a workers' compensation insurance
carrier. The scholarship program provides up to $4,000 per individual
per semester for tuition and fees to (1) surviving unmarried spouses
and unmarried children of an individual who died as a result of a
compensable on-the-job injury while working for one of Texas Mutual
Insurance Company's policyholders, (2) policyholder employees who
qualify for lifetime income benefits pursuant to the Texas Workers'
Compensation Act and (3) family members of injured employees who
qualify for lifetime income benefits. All awards are completely
discretionary, and several factors may be considered before offering
a scholarship, including the applicant's economic need, standardized
test scores, and high school or college academic performance.
Additionally, the recipient must maintain at least a 2.50 grade point
average for the duration of the scholarship period.

If you are interested in more information about the scholarship pro-
gram, please visit the Injured Worker section of our website (listed
above) or contact Lynda House at (800)859-5995, ext. 3820.

Scholarship Criteria

  • Applicants must be either (1) a surviving unmarried spouse or un-
    married child of an employee who died as a result of a compensable
    work-related accident or illness while working for a Texas Mutual
    policyholder; (2) a person whose injuries qualify them for lifetime
    income benefits under the Texas Workers' Compensation Act or their
    spouse or child.
  • Children must be younger than 25 years of age and entering or
    enrolled in an undergraduate program, technical or vocational
    school for the semester for which they are applying.
  • Surviving spouses still eligible for workers' compensation
    benefits are also eligible for scholarship consideration.
  • All applicants must meet academic standards set by the Scholarship
    Committee.

Scholarship Distribution
Tuition and fee scholarship awards will be paid directly to the
college, university, technical or vocational school in the recipient's
name. Scholarship awards may vary depending on the needs and educa-
tional expenses of the student. Scholarships are intended to cover
normal undergraduate, technical and vocational school tuition and fees.
Financial assistance for course-related books and supplies is also
available up to $500 per semester; students must provide satisfactory
documentation for reimbursement.

*The scholarship program and all awards are totally discretionary and
may be altered or discontinued at any time without notice.

TEXAS RESTAURANT ASSOCIATIONFOR FOOD SERVICE SCHOLARSHIPS

Texas Restaurant Association
W. Price Jr. Memorial Scholarship
P.O. Box 1429
Austin, TX 78767-1429
800-395-2872
www.restaurantville.com

Scholarships are available for Texas residents only, enrolled in any
restaurant, hospitality or food service program at any college/uni-
versity. Student's degree plan must include 3 hours per semester
directly related to food service or hospitality management. Apply
through above address. Visit website for more information and to
download application.

Deadline: February 1

TWO TEN FOOTWEAR FOUNDATION FOOTWEAR DESIGN SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Scholarship Coordinator
Two Ten Footwear Foundation
1466 Main Street
Waltham, MA 02451
800-346-3210
www.twoten.org

Unlike our traditional college scholarships, the Footwear Design
Scholarship is available to any student who is studying design with
a focus on footwear.

Students can apply online at above website, beginning in November.

If you have further questions about our Scholarship Program, please
call International Scholarship & Tuition Services (ISTS) at
855-670-4787 or email them at contactus@applyists.com.

WILLIAM C. DOHERTY AND JOHN T. DONELON SCHOLARSHIP FUND

Wm. C. Doherty Scholarship Committee
National Association of Letter Carriers
100 Indiana Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20001-2144
www.nalc.org

Scholarship available for son, daughter or legally adopted child of an
active, retired or deceased letter carrier NALC member who is or was a
member in good standing for at least one year prior to student making
application. Stepchildren and grandchildren are eligible if they live
with the letter carrier in a regular parent-child relationship.
Applicant must plan to attend an accredited college. Only high school
seniors may apply. Rules and application governing the competition
will be published in the July through November issues of the Postal
Record, the official NALC magazine. Applicant must also forward a copy
of original ACT or SAT test results by March 31.

Deadline: December 31

4-H OPPORTUNITY SCHOLARSHIPS

The Texas 4-H Youth Development Foundation, Inc.
7607 Eastmark Drive, Suite 101
College Station, TX 77840
texas4-h.tamu.edu

The Opportunity Scholarship Program is an academically-competitive
program in which a scholar's academic achievements and their 4-H
experience are highly valued. To apply for a Texas 4-H and Youth
Development Opportunity Scholarship, an applicant must, as a minimum:


  • Have made formal application to enroll with intent to
    attend a Texas college or university and have met the
    entrance requirements for that college or university

  • Be actively participating in 4-H

  • Be a Texas resident

  • Have successfully obtained the minimum test results for
    either the Baccalaureate Scholarship Program or the
    Technical Certification Scholarship Program, as outlined
    at the website

Courageous Heart Scholarships are awarded to members who have main-
tained an active 4-H career in spite of unforeseen obstacles related
to their medical/health, family, and/or educational situation. See
website for eligibility, nomination requirements and application
deadline.

The minimum scholarship is $1,500.
Deadline: February (apply through local County Extension Agent)