Texas Scholarships

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First 10 Texas scholarships:
The Wings Over Houston Air Show Scholarship Program
 
Amount:
$1000-$5000
Awards:
5
Deadline:
Jun 30
Must be a legal resident of Harris County, Texas or one of the contiguous counties surrounding Harris County. These counties are Galveston, Brazoria, Fort Bend, Waller, Montgomery, Liberty, and Chambers. A photocopy of a Texas Driver's License or other proof of residence must be included with the application. The applicant must have completed at least two academic years of full-time college work or sixty semester hours of credit at the time of applying for this scholarship. Students entering or enrolled in graduate studies are also eligible. Minimum 3.0 G.P.A..The applicant must be currently enrolled as a full time student in an accredited college or university, and be planning to enroll for a minimum of 12 credit hours (full time) each semester during the year of the awarded scholarship. The applicant's academic course work shall be such as to provide entry into some career field that is associated with aviation or aerospace. Applicants pursuing an academic degree directly associated with aviation, aeronautics, or aerospace will receive priority; the degree of association will be one of the selecting factors. Students who receive an award are eligible to reapply in succeeding years. It should be stressed that renewal is not automatic. To apply for a renewal, an individual must complete a new application. Applicants must be either citizens or permanent residents of the United States.
Contact:
Wings Over Houston Airshow 17222 Groschke Rd. Houston, TX 77084 Phone: 713-266-4492 Website: www.wingsoverhouston.com
Dr. Juan D. Villarreal / HDA Foundation Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
varies
Deadline:
Jul 01
Open to student members of the Hispanic Dental Association who have been accepted into or are currently enrolled in an accredited dental school or dental hygiene program in the state of Texas. Open to college freshman, sophomores, juniors and seniors. Must be U.S. permanent resident.
Contact:
Hispanic Dental Association 3085 Stevenson Dr., Ste. 200 Springfield, IL 62703 Member Phone: 800/852-7921 Local Phone: 217-529-6517 Fax: 217-529-9120 E- Mail: HispanicDental@hdassoc.org
Madhuri Vindhya Kumar Memorial Nursing Scholarship
 
Amount:
Unspecified
Awards:
Unspecified
Deadline:
July 8
Preference will be given to applicants who possess the following characteristics: * Students graduating from a public high school located in Ector County, Texas. * Women who have been admitted as first-year, first semester students in the Nursing Program of Odessa College, Odessa, Texas.
Contact:
Permian Basin Area Foundation 200 N. Loraine, Suite 500 Midland, Texas 79701 Phone: 432.617.3213 Fax: 432.617.0151 E-mail: gmccrary@pbaf.org Website: www.pbaf.org
SW Tribal NARCH Scholarships
 
Amount:
A stipend of $7,500 per semester is available.
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
August 21
The purpose of the Southwest Tribal NARCH Scholarship Program is to help American Indian students graduate from interdisciplinary health-related graduate degree programs. Eligibility %uF02A Applicant must be an enrolled member in a federally-recognized tribe. %uF02A Applicant should be accepted in a health-related graduate degree program. %uF02A Preference will be given to mem- bers of tribes in New Mexico, Texas, and Colorado (IHS Albu- querque Area Region).
Contact:
Albuquerque Area Indian Health Board 5015 Prospect Ave NE Albuquerque, NM 87110 Phone: (505) 764-0036 Application Forms available at: www.mynarch.net Contacts: Rita Kie: rkie@aaihb.org or Delrae Peterson: dpeterson@aaihb.org Url: www.mynarch.net/tribal-narch-scholarship.aspx
Arab American Cultural and Community Center Houston Scholarship
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
September 3
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
Texas Garden Club Scholarship
 
Amount:
1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Nov 01
Must be Texas residents who are college-level juniors or above. The applicant must have at least a 3.25 GPA and be majoring in a field of horticulture. The fields of horticulture included are floriculture, landscape design, horticulture, botany, biology, plant pathology, forestry, agronomy, environmental concerns, city floriculture planning, land management and other allied subjects.
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
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.