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_________________________________________________________________________________________________ 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.


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.

 The Hagan Scholarship is a nationwide need-based merit scholarship, designed to provide each recipient with the opportunity to Graduate College Debt-Free. Recipients of a Hagan Scholarship will graduate from an Eligible Public High School located in a county having fewer than 50,000 residents or from a remote rural public high school located in a larger county. There is NO Application Fee.

Hagan Scholarship recipients are high achieving, self-motivated students who will require substantial financial assistance to attend college. The Hagan Scholarship provides up to $48,000 over four years; nine hundred twenty-seven Hagan Scholars from 43 states are currently enrolled at 358 colleges and universities. Over 2,000 Hagan Scholarships have been awarded to date, 500 more scholarships will be awarded in April 2021.

The award of a Hagan Scholarship can be life changing for many recipients. For more information and to access the Hagan Scholarship Application please visit our website.

The Application Deadline is 5:00 PM CST, December 1, 2020.

AQHF Scholarship Deadline:  Tuesday, December 1, 2020

The Texas Tech priority scholarship deadline is December 1, 2020 for incoming freshmen and March 1, 2021 for incoming transfers.

Dell Scholars Deadline: December 1, 2020
NHS Scholarship Deadline: Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Teen Changemakers Essay Contest Deadline: Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Stephen J Brady Stop Hunger Scholarship Deadline: Saturday, December 5, 2020

Haz La U Program Deadline:  December 6, 2020
Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards Deadline:  Sunday, December 6, 2020

The Big Country Manufacturing Alliance is proud to announce a scholarship opportunity for the 2021-2022 school year.

Students interested in pursuing a career in the manufacturing industry are encouraged to apply.

Download the application below, then return to the site to submit the completed application.

Please note, there is one application for current seniors in high school and a different application for current college students.

The deadline for submission is December 11, 2020.

$1500 annual SunTec Auto Glass Scholarship

Deadline:  December 15, 2020

BK Scholars 

High school seniors must:

  • Have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent)
  • Be active in their school, community and/or have work experience
    To learn more and apply visit
    Application deadline: December 15, 2020.

Pacific Bay Recovery $5000 Scholarship

Deadline:  December 31, 2020

$1500 R3 Stem Cell Scholarship 
Deadline:  December 31, 2020

The Department of Soil & Crop Sciences at Texas A&M University offers two majors: Plant & Environmental Soil Science and Turfgrass Science.

The department is offering $16,000 to students wanting to earn a degree in either Plant & Environmental Soil Science or Turfgrass Science.

The deadline to apply is January 1. 2021


High school seniors nationwide who demonstrate leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship are invited to apply for the 2021 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 2021 GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program are accepted until Jan. 5, 2021.

Footlocker Scholar Athlete

$20, 000 Scholarship

This scholarship honors student-athletes who demonstrate exceptional academic ability (GPA 3.0+) and strong leadership skills in sports, in their schools, and within their communities.

Deadline:  January 8, 2021


  • America's Farmers Grow Ag Leaders, sponsored by Bayer Fund, is offering more than $500,000 in scholarships to high school seniors and college students pursuing an ag-related field of study.
  • Students can apply fora $1,500 scholarship now through January 14, 2021.
  • Each application needs two farmer endorsements by January 21, 2021.

Texas Student Housing Scholarship

This scholarship is open to students ACCEPTED to colleges in College Station or Denton, Texas who have NOT signed off-campus housing leases.

Some colleges restrict freshmen/sophomores from living off-campus, so some scholarships may be limited to upper-classmen.

Applications are available in my office.

Deadline:  January 31, 2021

Jackie Robinson Foundation (JRF)

The online application for the Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship is available starting on November 1, 2020, at Through the JRF application, 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 JRF Scholarship is February 1, 2021, 5 p.m. ET.

About JRF:

The JRF Scholarship program addresses the financial needs of college students and provides extensive, hands-on mentoring and support services. Once chosen from a national, selective application process, JRF Scholars receive a generous four-year grant to attend the undergraduate school of their choice and enroll in JRF's celebrated "42 Strategies for Success Curriculum." This four-year program guides JRF Scholars to effectively navigate their college environments, explore career options, develop leadership skills, and embrace a commitment to service. The program also promotes the values and character traits embodied in the heroic life of Jackie Robinson, encouraging JRF Scholars to positively impact the lives of others.

To learn more about JRF, please visit their website at

H-E-B is a Corporate Sponsor of the UIL and has its annual H-E-B Scholarship Program for Community Service Excellence opportunity.   

Nominees must have the following submitted to no later than Feb. 3, 2021:

  • Minimum 3.3 GPA
  • Number of Community Service Hours completed in the last 12 months
  • Community Service Verification Letters to document the number of hours submitted
  • A Letter of Recommendation
  • A Short Essay (500 words or less) on the topic: “What does Community mean to you?”

There will be 15 total winners – 5 each in music, academics and athletics – and each will be awarded $2,000 from H-E-B.

An announcement of the winners will be March 9, 2021.  

1 for 2 Education Foundation Scholarship

$25,000 - 2-10 winners. Due February 16 or when they receive 500 applications (Whichever comes first - so don't procrastinate this one!)

This scholarship is all about paying it forward. Applicants must have 3.7+ GPAs and pledge to pay for a comparable scholarship grant for two people (not related to them), over the course of their lifetime.

Charles Butt Scholarship for Aspiring Teachers

Available at partner universities.
Deadlines vary by institution.
Delventhal Law Scholarship
This scholarship is available to all high school seniors and current college students who are planning on entering the law field.
$1,000 (One-time award)
Due April 15, 2021
Must be attending a 4-yr college/university or 2-yr community college for Fall 2021
Incomplete or late applications will not be accepted.
The Caruso Law Car Accident Injury Scholarship is available to all high school seniors and current college students.
Those who have been affected by a car accident injury, or know someone who has been affected are encouraged to apply. We understand how difficult it can be to pay for college and law school, and we want to help someone afford a better education
Here are some brief notes on this scholarship:
$1,000 (One-time award)
Due May 31, 2021
Must be attending a 4-yr college/university or 2-yr community college for Fall 2021
Incomplete or late applications will not be accepted __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

2021 HLA Law Scholarship

This scholarship is now available to any high school senior in the United States that desires to apply.

Deadline: August 15, 2021

Award Amount: $1,000

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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