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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.
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.
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
$1500 annual SunTec Auto Glass Scholarship
Deadline: December 15, 2020
High school seniors must:
Pacific Bay Recovery $5000 Scholarship
Deadline: December 31, 2020
$1500 R3 Stem Cell Scholarship
Deadline: December 31, 2020
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
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
The online application for the Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship is available starting on November 1, 2020, at jackierobinson.org. 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.
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 jackierobinson.org.
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 https://www.sportsinaction.com/scholarship/by no later than Feb. 3, 2021:
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
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
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
CSS/Financial Aid Profile - non-federal aid
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