Texas Scholarships

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First 10 Texas scholarships:
Texas Lyceum Leadership Award
 
Amount:
2500
Awards:
4
Deadline:
Feb 15
* Texas Resident and U.S. Citizen or Legal Resident * Exhibited leadership in school and community activities * Enrollment in any accredited Texas College or University * Minimum Grade Point Average of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) * Scholarships are limited to students who are graduating from high school in the year in which the scholarship is awarded
Contact:
Texas Lyceum office at 214.891.0001 or by writing to the Texas Lyceum Association, Attention: Leadership Award Committee, 7131 Lavendale Ave., Dallas, Texas 75230 E-mail: administrator@texaslyceum.org.
Good Samaritan Foundation Nursing Scholarships
 
Amount:
$500-$1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
February 15, June 30 and September 15
Good Samaritan Scholars applicants must meet ALL of the following requirements: Be a resident of Texas; Be accepted into, or have an application pending to, a nursing education program approved by the Texas Board of Nursing. Your program of study may be classroom or online. Be pursuing education at one of the following levels: LVN Licensed Vocational Nurse Diploma Diploma Certificate ADN Associate Degree in Nursing BSN Bachelor of Science in Nursing MSN Master of Science in Nursing PhD Doctor of Philosophy (Nursing Concentration) DSN Doctor of Science in Nursing DNP Doctor of Nurse Practice Be currently working or planning to work following graduation in the Texas healthcare system; Be a U.S. citizen or have a current, valid work permit.
Contact:
Good Samaritan Foundation 3355 W Alabama St, Suite 1025, Houston, TX 77098-1867 Website: www.gsftx.org
Texas Medical Association (TMA) Minority Scholarship Program
 
Amount:
$10,000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
February 16
This $10,000 scholarship is for minorities underrepresented in Texas medical schools and the state's physician workforce. Applicants must be African American, Hispanic/Latino, or Native American. Students already attending medical school are not eligible. Must be an incoming freshman at the school awarding the loan. One scholarship annually per Texas medical school.
Contact:
ompleted Minority Scholarship applications and essays should be mailed to: Texas Medical Association Educational Loans Department 401 West 15th Street Austin, TX 78701 Url: www.tmaloanfunds.com/Content/Template.aspx?id=9#Top#2
Texas Restaurant Association W. Price Jr. Memorial Scholarship
 
Amount:
$2000
Awards:
7
Deadline:
February 20
Applicant must be a resident of the state of Texas, but can attend a school outside of the state. Be enrolled in any degreed foodservice or hospitality 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. The student's personal aims and goals should be consistent with this requirement. Show proof of enrolled hours after last drop date each semester, before payment is issued.
Contact:
W. Price Jr. Memorial Scholarship Committee PO Box 1429 Austin, TX 78767-1429 Contact: Susan Petty E-mail: spetty@tramail.org Call 800-395-2872 Website: www.restaurantville.com
Area Go Texan Scholarships
 
Amount:
$18,000
Awards:
78
Deadline:
February 24
The applicant must reside in the Area Go Texan county which he or she seeks to represent and and attend an accredited public high school (does not have to be within the specified Area Go Texan county); must graduate at the end of the spring semester immediately following scholarship award; must be a resident of the state of Texas and a citizen of the United States of America; must be ranked in the upper third of his/her graduating class; test scores must meet minimum of 1350 SAT or 19 on the ACT; and must enroll in a Texas college or university. There are no restrictions on major field of study.
Contact:
Mailing Address: P. O. Box 20070 Houston, TX 77225-0070 Physical Address: Reliant Center 8334 Fannin Street Houston, Texas 77054 Phone: 832.667.1000 Fax: 832.667.1134 E-mail: questions@rodeohouston.com
Kurt Arbuckle, P.C. Future Leaders of Houston Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
February 28
Open to any high school or college student in the Houston, TX area enrolled in a 2 or 4 year institution for the upcoming year, with an interest in the legal field or a related field; such as government, politics, criminal justice, or finance.
Contact:
2121 Sage Rd. Suite 100 Houston, TX 77056 E-mail: kurtarbucklelaw@gmail.com Url: kurtarbuckle.com/scholarship/
Donald and Betty Joyner Endowed Scholarship
 
Amount:
Unspecified
Awards:
Unspecified
Deadline:
Mar 01
Full-time student. 3.0 cumulative GPA. Preference given to New Mexico or West Texas students. Financial need. Submit short paragraph stating why you chose your major and chose to attend ENMU with application.
Contact:
Eastern New Mexico University 1500 S Ave K Portales, NM 88130 575.562.1011 www.enmu.edu
McCoy Scholarship of Distinction
 
Amount:
$20,000 ($5000 x 4 years)
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Mar 01
Must be U.S. Citizen and Resident of Texas. * Business major; and * National Merit commended, semifinalist, or finalist; or * Valedictorian or salutatorian; or * Top 10% Renewal Information: * 3.25 (1st yr.)/3.4 (2nd yr.) cum. Texas State GPA. * 27 hrs./yr. * Submit renewal portfolio
Contact:
Texas State Financial Aid and Scholarships 601 University Dr., JCK 240 | San Marcos, TX 78666 Phone: 512.245.2315 Fax: 512.245.7920
McCoy Scholarship of Excellence
 
Amount:
$32,000 ($8000 x 4 years)
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Mar 01
Must be U.S. Citizen and Resident of Texas. * Business major; and * National Merit commended, semifinalist, or finalist; or * Valedictorian or salutatorian; or * Top 5% Renewal Information: * 3.25 (1st yr.)/3.4 (2nd yr.) cum. Texas State GPA. * 27 hrs./yr. * Submit renewal portfolio
Contact:
Texas State Financial Aid and Scholarships 601 University Dr., JCK 240 | San Marcos, TX 78666 Phone: 512.245.2315 Fax: 512.245.7920
President's Honors Scholarship
 
Amount:
$20,000 ($5000 x 4 years)
Awards:
Unspecified
Deadline:
Mar 01
Must be U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident must submit an admission application, official high school transcript and official SAT or ACT scores. * 1400 /32 SAT/ACT and * Top 15% or IB diploma These scholarships are awarded beginning in October and are guaranteed to you provided you are admitted to Texas State and meet the minimum scholarship qualifications. If you are a nonresident receiving an Assured Scholarship, you also qualify to pay the in-state tuition rate.
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