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Scholarships FAQ
__________________________________________________________________________________________________ spent over 200 hours researching over 17 of the most popular scholarship search platforms that are currently available.  
Their finding is divided into seven sections.
1.  Introduction
2.  The Best Scholarship Search Platforms of 2017
3.  What Should You Know About Scholarships?
4.  How Do Scholarship Search Platforms Work?
5.  What Should Students Know Before They Search for a Scholarship?
6.  How conducted their research on the scholarship search platforms
7.  Guide to Applying for Scholarships

Fifth- through ninth-graders whose families have an annual income of $100,000 or less can apply through Dec. 31 for Match the Promise scholarships to supplement their contributions to the Texas Tuition Promise Fund, the state's prepaid college tuition program. 

Approved recipients can receive matching scholarships of tuition units worth up to $1,000 at today's prices, and top-scoring recipients can also receive a one-time grant of tuition units worth $2,000 at today's prices. These scholarship tuition units can be used at Texas public colleges and universities.

How to Be Frugal Scholarship 

Deadline:  December 1, 2019

The 2019 Women in Business Scholarship is available for women who are current undergraduate students pursuing a career in business.
The application deadline is December 1, 2019.
Incoming, full-time and part-time students are eligible, but you need to be currently enrolled to apply. High School Seniors may apply but they must provide their acceptance letter or some way to verify they will be attending. Applicants enrollment will be verified prior to any funds being sent.
- Applicant must be a woman who is currently an undergraduate student pursuing a career in business.
- Upload most recent transcript to scholarship page or email it to
- The application deadline is December 1, 2019.
- Winner will be announced on December 16, 2019.
Award Amount: $1000
Application must be submitted on our scholarship page

Frontier Business Scholarship

  • Amount: $1,000 scholarship to use toward education expenses
  • How to apply: Write or produce/film a well-crafted elevator pitch explaining why you would be an ideal hire for the job of your dreams. 
  • Criteria: Entrants must be graduating 2020 high school seniors or enrolled undergraduate students actively pursuing a business-related degree at a university, community college, or technical college located in Texas.
  • Application and more information
  • Deadline: December 13, 2019
    Ramos Law Group is offering a $1,000 scholarship opportunity.

To apply, students need to write a 1,000-word essay describing the impact of divorce on children. However, students do not need to come from a divorced household.

There are more details on their website.

Deadline: December 15, 2019

The One for Two Education Foundation is intends to award at least two and up to ten merit-based scholarships.  The size of the individual grants are determined on the basis of tuition remaining after considering all other forms of tuition assistance obtained by the scholar.

Deadline: December 16, 2019

The Soil & Crop Sciences Department at Texas A&M University has a great opportunity for students wanting to major in Plant & Environmental Soil Science and Turfgrass Science.

The department is awarding $16,000 scholarships to incoming freshmen and $8000 scholarships to transfer students.

Deadline: January 1, 2020

Deadline: January 3, 2020 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute awards more than $1 million in college scholarships to exceptional student leaders each year.


High school seniors nationwide who demonstrate leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship are invited to apply for the 2020 GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program.

This program annually provides college-bound students with $10,000 renewable scholarships – up to $40,000 total per recipient – and supports them as they lead and serve in college and beyond.

Applications for the 2020 GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program are accepted until Jan. 3, 2020.

The Texas Association for Pupil Transportation is pleased to announce the 19th Annual School Bus Safety Speech Contest. The contest is intended to encourage high school students to be conscious of the importance of school bus safety and promote academic achievement. Through corporate sponsorships, scholarships will be awarded to the winners.

Students will be encouraged to compose and present an original speech based on the theme: “Can’t Touch This – The Danger Zone!”

The deadline for Ira High School students will be January 22, 2020.  Please note that only one participant from each grade level (9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th) will advance to participate at the Regional level.

Our local Regional Education Service Center, ESC 14 in Abilene, will be the host site for the Regional Contest. Regional contests must be completed by Thursday, March 05, 2020, and the first place winner from each grade level will advanceto participate in the TAPT State Speech Contest.  The state contest will take place in Waco on Monday, April 27, 2020.

Students may stop by my office for contest rules and information.

Big Country Electric Coop Youth Tour/Scholarship

Deadline: January 30, 2020

The JRF application is the vehicle through which more than 4,000 talented young minority high school students apply to become JRF Scholars and carry on the civic-minded legacy of the Foundation’s namesake, Jackie Robinson.

The deadline to submit the application for a Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship is February 1, 2020 by 5:00 pm ET.

Weisinger Law Firm feels strongly about being involved in the local community and wants to encourage students to do so as well. Their scholarship is unique and requires students to get involved in their community.

Deadline: May 31, 2020

2019 Ponton Law Scholarship. This scholarship is now available to any high school senior in the United States that desires to apply. More information can be found on our scholarship application below:

Deadline: July 31, 2020

Award Amount: $1,000


Students can filter scholarship opportunities based on their grade level, GPA, the scholarship amount, and the requirements of the scholarship.

Here are some other points covered in the guide:
- Different Types of Scholarships Available
- Applying for Scholarships
- Essay Tips
- Letters of Recommendation Tips
- Spotting Scholarship Scams

There are also YouTube videos to help make the information a little more digestible and entertaining.

Going Merry

Free Scholarship Service

Matching - Once you fill out your student profile, you are automatically matched with scholarships

Direct Applications - You can apply directly to multiple scholarships - you never leave the site

Auto Filled Applications - All of the information from your student profile is autofilled into each application

Estimated Application Times - Every scholarship has an estimated application time 

Sources of Aid


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CSS/Financial Aid Profile - non-federal aid


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