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First 10 Texas scholarships:
McCoy Scholarship of Distinction
 
Amount:
$20,000 ($5000 x 4 years)
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
December 15
The McCoy College of Business Administration, like other Texas State colleges, offers scholarships to students who will major in one of the college's disciplines. The McCoy Foundation Scholarship of Excellence (two available each year) is an award of $32,000 ($8,000 per year), and the McCoy Foundation Scholarship of Distinction (two available each year) is valued at $20,000 ($5,000 per year). To compete for these scholarships, you must choose a major in the McCoy College of Business Administration and have: - received the status of Commended, Semifinalist or Finalist in the National Merit Scholarship Program; or - earned the title of valedictorian or salutatorian of your high school graduating class; or - ranked in the top 5 percent (Scholarship of Excellence)/ top 10 percent (Scholarship of Distinction) of your high school graduating class.
McCoy Scholarship of Excellence
 
Amount:
$32,000 ($8000 x 4 years)
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
December 15
Business major; and National Merit commended, semifinalist, or finalist; or Valedictorian or salutatorian; or Top 5% of graduating class. 3.3 cum. Texas State GPA. 27 hrs./yr. (fall/spring). Remain business major. Submit renewal portfolio. Undergraduate status.
University Scholars Award
 
Amount:
$14,000 ($3500 x 4 years)
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Dec 15
Must be U.S. Citizen and Resident of Texas. Top 10%. Renewal Information: * 3.25 cum Texas State GPA * 24 hrs completed in the Fall and Spring semesters
Contact:
Texas State Financial Aid and Scholarships 601 University Dr., JCK 240 | San Marcos, TX 78666 Phone: 512.245.2315 Fax: 512.245.7920
Hooked To Books Scholarship New!
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
December 22
- Participant: all current and future college students who are 15 years old or older from worldwide; - Language of the essay: English (in academic or non-academic style); - Format: Word Doc or PDF; - Submission: Email to scholarships@hookedtobooks.com with the subject line of "Scholarship Application" and the following information in the body of the submission email: full name, contact address, phone number, where the participant are currently attending or planning to attend school, whether it will be ok if the essay is published at our blog; - Only one (1) submission per student is allowed.
Contact:
Hooked to Books 109 Morgan Street Logan West Virginia 25601 E-mail: michelle@hookedtobooks.com Url: https://www.hookedtobooks.com/scholarship/
Mother & Baby Care Center Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
December 31
Mother and Baby Care Center is an independent organisation involved in raising awareness about breastfeeding, pregnancy and women's health. It has been widely observed that even mothers in developed nations like USA, suffer from low rate of breastfeeding. Mother and Baby Care Center is trying to make breastfeeding mainstream again. We are the forefront this movement to ensure that babies get what's their due. Breastfeeding is not only nutritious for a babies health but also protects her from short term and long term diseases. Submit essay: How can social media improve breastfeeding rates in USA? Must be minimum 1000 words. Must be U.S. Resident.
Terry Foundation Scholarship
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Contact
The Terry Foundation is a Houston-based scholarship program founded to provide scholarships to outstanding Texas High school graduates for attendance at public colleges and universities within the state. A Freshmen Terry Foundation Scholarship covers up to eight full semesters of undergraduate education ; a Transfer Scholarship covers up to six full semesters . The Terry Scholarship is renewable annually at the discretion of the Board of Directors. The renewal is automatic unless you are notified to the contrary. Under certain circumstances (described below), Terry Scholars may apply for an additional two semesters of funding ( see Extended Funding) to complete a five - year degree plan. In order to keep the Terry Scholarship in effect, and in a ddition to any other requirements that the university may impose, a Scholar must (1) maintain a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.5 and a grade point average for each semester of at least 2.0, (2) write and submit by the required deadline an acc eptable ann ual self - evaluation letter, ( 3 ) attend the functions sponsored by The Terry Foundation (described above) , and ( 4 ) comply with the rules prescribed from time to time by the university and the Foundation's Board of Directors. Candidates for the Terry Foundation Scholarship are nominated by the 13 affiliated universities. For a list of participating universities, visit: http://www.terryfoundation.org/Public/new-site-2016/about-us/scholarships Applications for the Terry Foundation Scholarship are available only from the universities and are not available from the Foundation.
Contact:
THE TERRY FOUNDATION 3104 Edloe, Suite 205 Houston, TX 77027 Phone: 713-552-0002 Toll Free: 800-675-2414 Fax: 713-622-6352 Contact: Ms. Beth Freeman: bfreeman@terryfoundation.org Ms. Holly VanHouten: hvanhouten@terryfoundation.org For questions or assistance concerning access to the web site, contact Brandy Skillern at bskillern@terryfoundation.org or call Mrs. Skillern at 800.675.2414.
Dental Education Loan Repayment Program (DELRP)
 
Amount:
$10,000 annually
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Applications are currently accepted year-round on a first come first serve basis
To be eligible for loan repayment, an applicant must: * Be licensed by the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners and have no disciplinary action against him/her; * Provide at least twelve consecutive months of general or pediatric dental services in an area that is underserved with respect to dental care * Submit a completed application, agreeing to meet the conditions of loan repayment through the program.
Contact:
TX Primary Care Office (512) 458-7518 TexasPCO@dshs.state.tx.us
W. Price, Jr. Memorial Scholarship
 
Amount:
$2000
Awards:
7
Deadline:
Contact
Must be a resident of the state of Texas, but can attend school outside of the state. * be enrolled in any foodservice or hospitality degree program. * be a registered full-time student (12 hours or more) with at least 3 hours per semester devoted to foodservice or hospitality management. * have an overall minimum GPA of 2.75 and major GPA of 3.5 (2.75 for high school seniors) * demonstrate the ability to become an asset to the foodservice industry. * show proof of enrolled hours after last drop date each semester, before payment is issued.
Contact:
Texas Restaurant Association P. O. Box 1429 Austin, Tx 78767 E-mail: foundation@tramail.org Website: www.restaurantville.com
Texas Tuition Exemption for Blind/Deaf Students
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Ongoing
Under Texas Education Code Section 54.205, students who are certified as blind and are a Texas resident are entitled to have tuition, required fees and the general property deposit exempted. Contact the Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services, Services for the Blind division (formerly Texas Commission for the Blind) for information about how to secure certification.
Contact:
Contact the DARS Division for Blind Services at: 4800 N. Lamar Blvd., Suite 340 Austin, Texas 78756-3178 1-800-628-5115 You can also send your questions or requests to us at this e-mail address: DBSinfo@dars.state.tx.us
John Mack Carter Scholarship
 
Amount:
$5,000 paid in two annual installments
Awards:
varies
Deadline:
contact
The John Mack Carter Scholarship Fund provides scholarships to women pursuing a graduate degree in media planning at the University of Texas at Austin. Must be a woman. Able to demonstrate financial need, career commitment, leadership skills and strategic thinking. Is registered full-time in the University of Texas at Austin's graduate advertising program with a concentration in media management or media studies. Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
Contact:
University of Texas at Austin 2100 San Jacinto Boulevard Austin, TX 78712-1047, United States (512) 475-7399