Texas Scholarships

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First 10 Texas scholarships:
TLA Garrett Scholarship
 
Amount:
1000
Awards:
Unspecified
Deadline:
Jan 31
Must be Texas resident, concentrating studies in children's, young adult, or school librarianship. Must have attained at least a B average during the last two years of a baccalaureate degree program. Be accepted as a graduate student at a Texas ALA-accredited library education program. All applicants must be a member of TLA.
Contact:
Texas Library Association 3355 Bee Cave Road, Suite 401, Austin, Texas 78746-6763; Phone: 512-328-1518 or 800/580-2852 Fax: 512-328-8852; Email: tla@txla.org
TLA Ray C. Janeway Scholarship
 
Amount:
2000
Awards:
Unspecified
Deadline:
Jan 31
Must be a Texas resident. Minimium B average during the last two years of a baccalaureate program. Accepted as a graduate student at a Texas ALA-accredited library education program. All applicants must be TLA members.
Contact:
Texas Library Association 3355 Bee Cave Road, Suite 401, Austin, Texas 78746-6763; Phone: 512-328-1518 or 800/580-2852 Fax: 512-328-8852; Email: tla@txla.org
TLA Van Dusen-Tobin-Kaiser Scholarship
 
Amount:
1000
Awards:
Unspecified
Deadline:
Jan 31
Must be a Texas resident. Must be pursuing graduate studies leading to a career as an elementary school or children's librarian. Must have attained at least a B average during the last two years of a baccalaureate degree program. Accepted as a graduate student at a Texas ALA-accredited library education program. All applicants must be TLA members.
Contact:
Texas Library Association 3355 Bee Cave Road, Suite 401, Austin, Texas 78746-6763; Phone: 512-328-1518 or 800/580-2852 Fax: 512-328-8852; Email: tla@txla.org
TLA Walter H. Escue Memorial Scholarship
 
Amount:
1000
Awards:
Unspecified
Deadline:
Jan 31
* Texas resident * concentrating studies in Technical Services, Systems Administration, or Library Automation * attained at least a B average during the last two years of a baccalaureate degree program * accepted as a graduate student at a Texas ALA-accredited library education program. All applicants must be TLA members.
Contact:
Texas Library Association 3355 Bee Cave Road, Suite 401, Austin, Texas 78746-6763; Phone: 512-328-1518 or 800/580-2852 Fax: 512-328-8852; Email: tla@txla.org
Redfin Scholarship New!
 
Amount:
$2,500
Awards:
1
Deadline:
January 31
Legal U.S. resident Graduating high school senior or current freshman, sophomore, or junior in college attending an accredited university or college GPA 3.0 or above Entry is subject to the official rules and conditions. As further set forth in the official rules, your entry grants us full permission to republish and otherwise freely use your entry materials and your name and likeness in order to promote Redfin, its subsidiaries, or other third parties. No purchase is necessary and no fees are required to enter.
Out for Education LGBT Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000-$10000 (over 4 years)
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
February
Students must maintain a minimum 2.75 out of 4.0 GPA and a full-time student workload (24 hours over an academic year). The award of this scholarship will be based on a combination of achievement in the areas of academic excellence, leadership, extra- and co-curricular activities, and financial need. Eligible applicants must be attending or have attended a Houston-area (which includes Harris or a contiguous county) high school or college at the time of application and must be between the ages of 17 and 25. Applicants will be required to complete the attached application and submit an essay. The essay should include a biographical narrative discussing your self-identification as a member of the LGBT community. It needs to include your role in relation to your family, your school, your friends and community, and your personal and professional goals. This essay may differ from the traditional essays required by scholarship organizations, as we want to know about you as an individual.
Contact:
Out For Education P.O. Box 667010 Houston, TX 77266 outforeducation.org/scholarships/
Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarships
 
Amount:
$500-$5000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
February 03
Students enrolled full-time as a high school senior, progressing normally toward graduation in the Spring/Summer 2016, with plans to enter college no later than the Fall following graduation OR students enrolled full-time as a college freshman or sophomore, no older than 20 years of age and progressing normally toward a bachelor's degree; Scholarships from the Foundation shall be used only at an institution that normally maintains a regular faculty and curriculum, and normally has a regularly organized body of students in attendance at the place where the educational activities are carried on, and that is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as being accredited by recognized accrediting agencies; Students seeking degrees through online or distance learning programs exclusively shall not be eligible for Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarships;* A minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 for graduating high school seniors; A minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.75 for college applicants; U.S. citizenship or permanent resident; All applicants must reside (permanent home address) in one of the following states and the District of Columbia: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina, Tennessee, Louisiana, Texas, North Carolina, Kentucky, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Ohio, New York, Delaware and New Jersey.
Contact:
Jimmy Rane Foundation P. O. Box 40 Abbeville, AL 36310 Phone: 334-585-9505 Toll Free: 1-866-606-2470 Email: info@jimmyranefoundation.org Web: www.jimmyranefoundation.org
We the Students Essay Contest
 
Amount:
Up to $5000
Awards:
15
Deadline:
February 7
Essay contest. For 2016, in 500-800 words, answer the following question: The Founders believed in the sanctity/vital importance of the individual liberties guaranteed in the Bill of Rights. To what extent (or in what ways) has our government compromised on these liberties in the name of security or the general welfare? In your answer, incorporate the principles and specific examples (including current events) that support your conclusion.
Contact:
The Bill of Rights Institute 200 North Glebe Road, Suite 200 Arlington, VA 22203 Fax: 703.894.1791 Phone: (800) 838-7870 ext.10 E-mail: essaycontest@billofrightsinstitute.org Website: www.billofrightsinstitute.org
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