Texas Scholarships

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First 10 Texas scholarships:
Arab American Cultural and Community Center Houston Scholarship
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
October 31
Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident, and of Arabic origins. Must pledge to volunteer a minimum of 10 hours at the cultural center during the semester the scholarship is awarded. Applicants may be new college students , Current Community College or University students. Students should have a minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher. Preference will be given to students who attend a college or university that is located in the Greater Houston area, although this i s not a requirement, and plan to complete their associate's or bachelor's degree within a timely manner.
Contact:
The Arab - American Cultural & Community Center 10555 Stancliff Road Houston, TX 770 99 Attn: Scholarship Program Website: www.nnaac.org
Activia Training U.S. Scholarship
 
Amount:
Up to $500
Awards:
4
Deadline:
October 31, April 30
You must be attending, or have secured a place, at a college, university, high school or trade school in the U.S. Must be least 16 years of age.
Enhanced Insurance Scholarship Program
 
Amount:
$2,500
Awards:
per 250 entries
Deadline:
October 31
High school senior or current undergraduate student who will be enrolled in a 2- or 4-year public or private college or university located in the United States and/or the Dist. of Col. full-time for an academic school year 2016-2017.
Crowdifornia Essay Writing Competition
 
Amount:
$500-$1500
Awards:
3
Deadline:
November 30
To submit, you must be a legal resident of one of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia, who is at least 18 years of age by the contest deadline and enrolled in a university or college (state or private), a community college, or a trade or career-based school.
Sixt Scholars Program
 
Amount:
$5,000
Awards:
5
Deadline:
November 30th
* Have a minimum 3.7 GPA on a 4.0 scale * Graduating high school senior in the USA, academic year 2016/2017 * Plan to enroll in a full time 2 or 4 year university
LBJ Achievement Scholarship
 
Amount:
$2000
Awards:
27
Deadline:
December
Awarded to incoming freshman at Texas State University-San Marcos. Must be full-time students. Top 25% of class and are either first-generation college students or have been involved in one of the following programs: College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP), Educational Center Opportunity Program, High School Equivalency Program (HEP), Ronald E. McNair Post Baccalaureate Achievement Program, Subsidized High School Lunch Program, Summer Enrichment Program (SEP), Student Support Services Program, Talent Search, Upward Bound
Contact:
Texas State University- San Marcos Scholarship Office J. C. Kellam Building, Suite 220 San Marcos, TX 78666 Phone: (512) 245-2315 Website: www.finaid.txstate.edu/scholarships/ Email:finaid@txstate.edu
ASHRAE Region VIII Scholarship
 
Amount:
3000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
Dec 01
Open to qualified engineering students enrolled full-time in an ABET-accredited program. Minimum 3.0 GPA required. Award available to U.S. citizens.Must study in Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas, Oklahoma or Mexico. Must be studying one of the following: Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics; Engineering/Technology. High school students not considered.
Contact:
Lois Benedict Scholarship Administrator ASHRAE, Inc. 1791 Tullie Circle, NE Atlanta, GA 30329 Phone: 404-636-8400 Fax: 404-321-5478 lbenedict@ashrae.org Website: www.ashrae.org
The Haraldson Foundation Scholarships
 
Amount:
$33,600 Distributions of $4,200 per semester for 8 (or less) consecutive semesters.
Awards:
Unspecified
Deadline:
Dec 01
* Open to high school seniors who have filed an application to attend The University of Texas. * If you are currently enrolled in a University of Texas undergraduate or graduate program, you must provide proof of enrollment, or admittance, to a UT undergraduate, graduate school, Law School, or Medical School. * High SAT or ACT scores * Top 10% of graduation class Must demonstrate strong leadership capabilities and community involvement. Must demonstrate financial need.
Contact:
The Haraldson Foundation 25025 I-45 North, Suite 410 The Woodlands, Texas 77380 (281) 362-9909 or E-mail the Foundation Administrator, Nancy Dossey ndossey@haraldsonfoundation.org
Sunbelt Rentals Minority Scholarship Program
 
Amount:
Minimum $2000
Awards:
4
Deadline:
December 7th
Meet ONE or more of the following criteria: a. Female b. Member of a minority group (African-American, Asian, Hispanic, Native American, Native Alaskan and other Ethnic or Immigrant Groups) c. Currently or formerly active in the US Military d. Disabled as defined by the Americans with Disabilities act Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident and have demonstrated leadership and good character. Minimum 3.0 GPA.
Contact:
Big South Conference ATTN: Sunbelt Rentals Scholarship 7233 Pineville-Matthews Road, Suite 100 Charlotte, North Carolina 28226 Website: www.sunbeltrentals.com
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.