Texas Scholarships

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First 10 Texas scholarships:
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
We the Students Scholarship
 
Amount:
First place - $4,000 Second place - $2,000 Third place - $1,000 Honorable Mention - $500 (2 prizes)
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
December 13
Essay contest. The Contest is open to all United States citizens or legal residents who are students (1) in Grades 9-12 attending public, private, religious, and charter schools but who are no older than 19 as of the end of the Contest Period (December 1), (2) enrolled in a GED or correspondence school program but who are no older than 19 as of the end of the Contest Period, or (3) attending a homeschool program who are no younger than 13 as of the beginning of the contest period and no older than 19 as of the end of the Contest Period.Students must attend school in one of the following states, territories, or district, regardless of their state of residence: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, the District of Columbia, all U.S. Territories, and American Armed Forces Schools Abroad. All essays must be submitted by your teacher.
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
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
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 T ransfer S cholarship 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 notifie d 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.
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.
Area Go Texan Scholarships
 
Amount:
15000
Awards:
70
Deadline:
Contact
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
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