Texas Scholarships

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First 10 Texas scholarships:
Texas State Achievement Scholarship
 
Amount:
$10,000 ($2500 x 4 years)
Awards:
Unspecified
Deadline:
May 01
Must be U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident. These Assured Scholarships are awarded on the basis of a student's academic credentials (i.e., test scores and high school rank or IB diploma). To be eligible for these awards, you must submit an admission application, official high school transcript and official SAT or ACT scores. * 1300-1390/29-31 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
Permian Basin Scholarship for Petroleum and Mechanical Engineering
 
Amount:
Unspecified
Awards:
Unspecified
Deadline:
May 01
Open to undergraduate students at the University of Texas at Austin, Cockrell School of Engineering who are pursuing a degree in Petroleum or Mechanical Engineering. 1. The scholarship will be awarded based on: * Demonstrated capacity to succeed in academics. * Acceptance to the University of Texas at Austin Cockrell School of Engineering. * Expressed interest in pursuing a professional career in the field of petroleum or mechanical engineering. 2. The scholarship is renewable subject to: * Sustained achievement of grade point average of at least 2.5 in major of petroleum or mechanical engineering. * Recommendation endorsement letter from professor in College of Engineering. * All students will need to reapply.
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
Charley Wootan Grant Program
 
Amount:
$1,000 to $4,394
Awards:
6000
Deadline:
may 1
Open to U.S. citizens or permanent U.S. residents of the 50 United States, District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands or any of the U.S. territories and commonwealths. Awards are granted on a first-come, first-serve basis. For the 2013-14 academic year, TG's Charley Wootan Grant program will award grants totaling $5 million to students who are Texas residents. Applicants must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Must be high school seniors (or G.E.D. recipients) or graduates who plan to enroll, or are students already enrolled, at least half-time, in an undergraduate course of study for fall of application year at a Title IV, two- or four-year college or university, or vocational-technical school. Must demonstrate financial need.
Contact:
E-mail: Wootan@scholarshipamerica.org or call Scholarship Management Services, toll-free, (800) 537-4180 To download application: aie.org/wootan.
Hispanic Association of Women (HAW) Scholarship
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
May 1
Open to women of Latino\Hispanic descent only - Application must be submitted by the deadline of May 1. - Application must be completed fully and submitted with a coversheet. - A personal statement stating "what would you like for us to know the most about yourself," minimum of 50-75 words, must accompany the application on a separate sheet of paper from Essay Question. - A current transcript. - A letter of recommendation from a non-relative. - your current academic program and your overall educational plans will assist you in achieving your goal. (minimum 250-500 words)
Contact:
Hispanic Association of Women Scholarship Selection Committee P O Box 1217, Lubbock, TX 79408 www.lubbock.net
Danny T. Le Memorial Scholarship
 
Amount:
2000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
May 02
The Danny T. Le Memorial Scholarship is available to students of Vietnamese descent from the Greater Houston area pursuing further education. The scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and college students. Each year, one student will receive a one-time scholarship of $2000. Applicants must excel academically, be committed to community service, and have a strong determination to carry through their goals. Requirements: * Graduated or who will be graduating from a high school in the Greater Houston Area * Pursuing a degree at an accredited 4-year college or university * Of Vietnamese descent Successful applicant must demonstrate the following characteristics: * Academic excellence * Compassion and desire to help others * Strong will and determination to achieve your goals Essay Questions: Answer all four essays in one word document and upload along with your online application. Essay #1: What aspect of Vietnamese culture are you most proud of? Describe your first-hand experiences with this aspect and how it has affected your personal growth. (250 words or less) Essay #2: Analyze this quote from the perspective of your life: ?Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.? ~ Theodore Roosevelt. (250 words or less) Essay #3: Ten years from now you are a well-respected senior project leader in charge of developing a life-saving product. What would this product be? Why and how would you go about doing so? (250 words or less) Essay #4: Does money motivate you? Explain. (250 words or less)
Contact:
Vietnamese American Scholarship Foundation P. O. Box 429 Stafford, TX 77497 E-mail:dannylescholarship@vietscholarships.org
Texas Hospitality Association Poster Contest
 
Amount:
$5000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
May 06
Scholarship awarded to Texas High School Senior who submits best artwork to be used in the fight against underage drinking. Must be graduating Texas high school senior. Artwork must be original and can be computer or electronically generated, hand-drawn or photographed. Must be sized between 8.5 x 11 inches to 22 x 28 inches. Only one entry per student.
Contact:
Texas Hospitality Association P. O. Box 26752 Austin, TX 78755 www.texashospitalityassociation.com
Le Hoang Nguyen (LHN) Scholarship
 
Amount:
$500
Awards:
1
Deadline:
May 20
Applicants must be a resident of the state of Texas. Must be a graduating high school senior with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Must be ranked in the top 10% of graduating high school class. Attend the first semester at an accredited college or university immediately following notification of the scholarship award Be of Vietnamese descent Students may be required to participate in an in-person interview.
Contact:
Vietnamese American Scholarship Foundation P. O. Box 429 Stafford, TX 77497 E-mail: scholarships@vietscholarships.org
Vera Tran Memorial Scholarship
 
Amount:
$2000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
May 20
Vera Tran was a role-model, an inspiration, and a friend to all who met her. She fearlessly took on life armed with only love and compassion. Vera greeted everyone she met with a smile, a smile that could light up an entire room. She had an immaculate soul and a song in her heart. This is how Vera will be remembered by her family and friends, as well as the Vietnamese community at large. Eligibility to apply: Permanent resident of the United States. Must be of Vietnamese descent. Graduating from a high school in the Greater Houston Area. Planning to pursue an education at an accredited 4-year college or university. Successful applicants must demonstrate the following characteristics: Dedication to academic excellence, Commitment to community service, Passion for learning Compassion, and desire to help others, Someone in pursuit of their dreams and a proven leader.
Contact:
Vietnamese American Scholarship Foundation P. O. Box 429 Stafford, TX 77497 E-mail: scholarships@vietscholarships.org
Adelante Hope Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1500-$3000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
May 27
Open to San Antonio, Texas students ONLY. Open to any incoming freshman or current undergraduate student. Must show proof of enrollment. Must attend an approved and accredited college or university in San Antonio, Texas. Open to all majors. No income requirement. Must have a minimum of 2.5 GPA. Community service involvement is required. Must maintain full-time enrollment and attend an annual leadership institute.
Contact:
Adelante! U. S. Education Leadership Fund 8415 Datapoint Drive, Ste. 400 San Antonio, Texas 78229 Phone: (210) 692-1971 Toll Free: 877-692-1971 Fax: (210) 692-1951 info@adelantefund.org www.adelantefund.org
Adelante UPS Scholarship
 
Amount:
2500
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
May 27
Must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident. Open to any incoming freshman or current undergraduate student at a 4-year non-profit university in San Antonio, Texas. Open to any major. Must have and maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA. Maintain full-time enrollment status throughout the duration of the scholarship,
Contact:
Adelante! U. S. Education Leadership Fund 8415 Datapoint Drive, Ste. 400 San Antonio, Texas 78229 Phone: (210) 692-1971 Toll Free: 877-692-1971 Fax: (210) 692-1951 info@adelantefund.org www.adelantefund.org