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Cameron ISD Scholarship Foundation
Yoe High School seniors are eligible to fill out the Cameron ISD Scholarship Foundation application. The application will be available to students in January. An announcement will be made to remind the students. DUE DATE: March 1, 2016.
Callaway Scholarship 2016
Yoe High School seniors, who have attended Yoe High at least 2 years are eligible. The application will be completed with the counselor during senior English classes and is due by March 1, 2016. REQUIREMENT: 20 hours of community service. Community Service Forms will also be available in the Counselor's Office and must be turned in with the application no later than March 22, 2016.
Terry Foundation Scholarship
The Terry Foundation selects outstanding students and awards full collegiate scholarships for attendance at the University of Texas-Austin, Texas A&M University-College Station, University of Houston-Main Campus, Texas State University-San Marcos, University of Texas-San Antonio, and the University of Texas-Dallas. www.terryfoundation.org
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Carr Academic Scholarship
With a Carr Scholarship, you can earn up to 4,500 per academic year just by continuing what you have been doing in high school, keeping up your grades and steering toward the future. And, you can get that education at a university listed by Princeton Review as one of "The Best 371 colleges". http://www.angelo.edu/carr.html

Voice of Democracy Program
Since 1947, the Voice of Democracy has been the Veterans of Foreign Wars' (VFW) premier scholarship program. Each year more than 100,000 high school students compete for more than $2.5 million in scholarships and incentives. Students compete by writing and recording a broadcast script on an annual patriotic theme. This year's theme is "Is There Pride in Serving in Our Military?"
Deadline: November 1, 2016 form,http://www.vfw.org/Community/Voice-of-Democracy/

Area Go Texan Scholarships
70 four-year, $15,000 college scholarships presented to outstanding eligible students representing the counties participating in the Show's Area Go Texan program. This includes an additional 10 awards to be given at large to students withing the 60 counties represented in the Area Go Texas Scholarship Program. http://www.rodeohouston.com/about/scholarship/s-go-texan.aspx

Next Step Magazine Super Teen
Contest open to all students who will be in high school in the year 2017-2018 school year. http://www.nextSTEPmag.com

American Legion
The 2016 American Legion High School Oratorical Scholarship Program "A Constitutional Speech Contest". High school students will enter competition to qualify for the National Oratorical Program, with an ultimate award of $160,000 in scholarships. Deadline: December 20, 2016. www.americanlegionlegacyscholarship.

The following scholarship opportunities are arranged by the month applications are due.

October

Wendy's High School Heisman Completed applications due: October 1, 2015. www.wendysheisman.com

AES Engineers Scholarship
To be eligible the students needs to answer on eof the essay questions that they will find on our site at http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm
Amount of award: $500
Deadline: October 4, 2016

Outstanding Students of America
Scholarships program available for high school seniors payable to the college of the students' choice. See FAQ on website for more information. www.outstandingstudentsofamerica.com.

Horatio Alger Association
Scholarships to assist students who have demonstrated integrity, perseverance in overcoming adversity, strength of character, financial need, a good academic record, commitment to pursue a college education, and a desire to contribute to society. Deadline: October 25, 2016. Apply online at www.horatioalger.org/scholarships.

Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation
Each year the foundation awards 250 merit-based scholarships. Applicants should have a minimum of 3.0 GPA. You must apply on-line at www.coca-colascholars.org, and you will need to have the school CEEB code, which is 441-091.

The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards
The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards honor young people in middle and high school grades for outstanding volunteer service to ther communities. Created in 1995 by Prudential Financial in partnership with the National Association of Secondary School Prinicpals[NASSP], the awards constitute the United Stats' largest youth recognition program based solely on volunteering at the local, state, and national level. www.prudential.com, or type in key phrase: Prudential Spirit of community awards. Deadline: November 12, 2016.

Global Lift Equipment Scholarship
Must be currently attending or planning on attending a post-secondary institution in Canada or the U.S. in September of 2015 or September 2016. Submit a short story. Detailed instructions can be found on the application page. Have a GPA of 2.5 or greater. Appy at: www.usedfor klifttexas.com
Due date: October 25, 2016


November

Youth Volunteer Scholarship Award
Must have completed a minimum of 50 hours of volunteer work. Must have maintained a GPA of 3.5 or greater. Must be under the age of 21 years of age. Apply at: www.studnetscholarships.or/volunterr.php
Due date: November 29, 2016

Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE)
2nd Annual "Freedom in Academia" Student Essay Contest
One student will receive a $5, 000 college scholarship. One student will receive a $2,500 college scholarship. Five students will each receive a $1,000 college scholarship. Deadline for entry is November 6, 2016. www.thefire.org/contests

Emory Scholars Program
Emory Scholar awards span four years of undergraduate study and range from 2/3 tuition to full-tuition, room, board, and fees. While at Emory, scholars may participate in an extensive program of educational enrichment including independent research: they may receive stipends to enjoy cultural and social events; they may use awards to study abroad during the school year; and in their summers, they may participate in diverse service-learning opportunities. The nomination form along with the sutdent's complete application for admission is required. www.college.emory.edu/current/achievement/scholars/index.html.

Intel Science Talent Search
Scholarships available for students who have completed Independent Research projects and wish to pursue careers in science, math, engineering, or medicine. Information can be obtained from www.intel.com/pressroom/kits/education/ists.htm.

Metro PCS Scholarship
Applicants must participate in school activities, have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0, exhibit strong work habits, provide a statement of goals and aspirations. Information can be obtained from www.metropcs.com/scholarship.

Society of Automotive Engineers
SAE offers a number of scholarships to qualified students who intend to earn a degree in engineering or a related science. Seniors who meet minimum requirements with regard to GPA and test scores as outlined in the individual requirements for each scholarship are encouraged to apply. Apply on-line at students.sae.org/awdscholar/scholarships/

December

2016 Elks Grand Lodge Most Valuable Student
2016 Most Valuable Student and Legacy Award applications are now available! MVS applications, available to all high school seniors who are U.S. citizens, are due on December 1, 2016. http://www.elks.or/enf/scholars/mvs.cfm

AXA Achievement Scholarships
Scholarships awarded to 52 students nationwide who are well-rounded, committed to making a difference and have demonstrated achievement on a job, sport, or extracurricular activity. AXA Achievers possess an extra element of grit and determination that will help them succeed in life. For information or an application, visit www.axa-achievement.com

US Navy Scholarships
Applicant must be a US citizen and at least 17 years old. Other requirements applicable depending on specific scholarship program. For More information contact the Naval reserve Officer Training Corps and Nurse NROTC program at www.navy.com/benefits/education/nrotc

All-Ink.com Scholarship
Applicants must have at least a 2.5 GPA and write a 50 – 200 word essay. For more information: www.all-ink.com/scholarship.aspx

Being an American Essay Contest
Applicant must write an essay of 500 words. Visit the website for more details: www.beinganamerican.org/rules

Ben Kaplan's Power of Famly Scholarships
Scholarships are open to students of any age. The unique awards competition asks students-along with their parents, mentors, coaches, or other supporters-to contribute equally to the application process; one 500-word essay is submitted by the student and a second 500-word essay is submitted by the primary supporter. Be sure to give your primary supporter plenty of time to complete their essay! Ten $1000 scholarships will be awarded. Apply on-line at ScholarshipsCoach.com.

Texas A&M University-Office of Honors Programs and Academic Scholarships
TAMU's office of Honors Programs and Academic Scholarships provides many competitive academic scholarships and honors study. One application allows qualified students to be considered for all scholarships available at Texas A&M. Information can be obtained from honors.tamu.edu/scholarships/default.aspx.

American Architectural Foundation
The American Institute of Architects and the American Architectural Foundation offer the Minority/Disadvantaged Scholarships in order to encourage diversity and equity in the architectural profession. These scholarships are open to high school seniors and college freshmen who plan to study architecture at a NAAB accredited program. Please visit archfoundation.org/aaf/programs.fellowships.htm.

Your Local Security Blogging Scholarship
Open to all students currently enrolled college students or incoming freshmen. Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. $1000 Deadline: December 31, 2014. http://yourlocalsecurity.com/scholarship.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund and got milk?
The got milk? Futuro con Leche Scholarship Progra is available on a comptetitive basis to graduating high school seniors of Hispanic heritage. Students must be enrolled full-time as a first year freshmen or first year community college student during the 2016-2017 academic year. Awards are in the amount of $4,000. Deadline: December 14, 2016.
www.hsf.net/FuturoConLeche

Odenza Marketing Group Volunteer Scholarship
Must be between the ages of 16 and 22 on December 30, 2013. A student must also possess a GPA of 2.5 or higher in their last academic year. A student must have contributed at least 50 hours of volunteer service within their community over the last 12 months. Apply at: www.studentscholarships.org/college.php
Due date: December 30, 2016

January

Burger King Scholars
High School Seniors, Burger King Employees and children of Burger King employees are eligible to win a $50,000, $25,000, $5,000 or $1,000 scholarship. Eligibility and how to apply visit: http://www.haveityourwayfoundation.org/bksp_scholarship_eligibility.html
Deadline: January 10, 2017

Central Texas Branch of the American Public Works Association

Students who reside in Milam County and are a high school senior with a 3.0 or higher GPA entering an accredited college. Award will be in the amount of $500/per semester for a total of $1000. See the high school counselor for application.

Deadline: January 31, 2017

Walton Family Foundation Scholarship
Scholarship available to son/daughter of a Wal-Mart employed full-time for at least one year who is a graduating high school senior. Student must register in a 2- or 4- year institution for undergraduate studies. Students attending 2- year institution must agree to transfer to a 4- year institution. Applicants must score a minimum of 22 on the ACT Composite or 1030 SAT combined test score. Applicants must prove financial need by required documents. For More information: www.walmartfoundation.org

Ron Brown Scholarship Program
African – American high school seniors who will make significant contributions to society. Applicants must excel academically, exhibit exceptional leadership potential, participate in community service activities and demonstrate financial need. Information can be obtained from www.ronbrown.org

Prairie View A&M USDA/1890 National Scholars Program
In 2017, the USDA and 17 Historically Black Land Grant Universities and Tuskegee University will offer 34 fully paid, 4-year scholarships, use of a computer, summer employment, and employment benefits. The University will pay for room and board. Students must be US citizens, demonstrate leadership and sign a service agreement to work one year for USDA [with pay] for each years financial assistance is received. Application for Prairie View A&M can be completed online at 1890scholars.program.usda.gov

Gates Millennium Scholars
Scholarship established to provide outstanding low income African American, American Indian/Alaska Natives, Asian Pacific Islander American and Hispanic American students with an opportunity to complete an undergraduate college education in any discipline area of interest. Applications may be completed online at www.gmsp.org

Ronald McDonald House Charities
As a part of the RMHC commitment to education, local RMHC Chapters, with support of RMHC Global, offer scholarships to eligible graduating US high school seniors who face limited access to educational and career opportunities in their communities. Scholarship awards are given on a student’s demonstrated academic achievement, financial need and community involvement. For more information: www.rmhc.org/scholarships/rmhc-national-scholarship-program#available

Micron Science and Technology Scholars Program
Micron Technology Foundation is pleased to announce that scholarships will be awarded in the Micron Science and Technology Program to students who have demonstrated excellence in academics and leadership. Students must have a combined SAT Verbal / Math score of 1350 or a composite ACT score of 30 as well as an unweighted GPA of 3.5 – 4.0. Students must also plan to major in a science field at an accredited four-year college or university. Visit www.micron.com/about/foundation/scholars.aspx.

Texas Student Housing Scholarship Program
A scholarship program that makes awards available to graduating seniors who are accepted to attend college in Austin, College station, Denton or San Marcos and have not signed off campus housing leases. Texas State University and Texas Women’s University normally do not permit first year students to live off campus.

The McKelvey Foundation Entrepreneurial Scholarships
The entrepreneurial scholarships are available to high school students who have started a business. The Foundation will award 100 student scholarships of up to $10, 000 per year for our years of college. For more information, see mckelveyfoundation.org/entrepreneurial/

American Dream Scholarship
Established in partnership with the United Negro College Fund, the American Dream Scholarship Program is open to African Americans with financial need. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents, with a minimum 2.5 grade point average (on a 4.0 scale), who meet Pell Grant eligibility criteria, and are enrolled full time at approved, accredited, undergraduate institutions. Scholarships range from $500 - $5000. For more information see www.thesalliemaefund.org/smfnew/scholarship/american_dream.html

First in My Family Scholarship Program
The First in My Family Scholarship Program, developed in partnership with the Hispanic College Fund, offers scholarships to Hispanic-American students who are the first in their family to attend college and have financial need. The program is open to Hispanic Americans who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents enrolled as full time undergraduate students at approved, accredited institutions. Students must have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale). Scholarships range from $500 to $5,000. Refer to www.thesalliemaefund.org/smfnew/scholarship/first_family.html

Unmet Need Scholarships
Open to families with a combined income of $30,000 or less, this program is intended to supplement financial aid packages that fall more than $1,000 short of students' financial need. This scholarship is not designed as a substitute for aid provided by an institution. The Unmet Need Scholarship program is open to US citizens and permanent residents who are accepted or enrolled as full-time undergraduate students at approved, accredited institutions. Students must have a minimum 2.5 grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) to be eligible to apply. Recipients will be selected based on financial need. Unmet Need Scholarships range from $1000 – $3800. For more information: www.thesalliemaefund.org/smfnew/scholarship/Unmet_need.html

2017 Profile in Courage Essay Contest: For complete guidelines visit the Profile in Courage Award at www.jfklibrary.org. Deadline: January 6, 2016.

Washington Crossing Foundation
Scholarships from $1000 to $5000 for high school seniors.
gwcf.org
Deadline: January 14, 2017

The Sons of the Republic of Texas
Texas History Essay Contest
Topic: "Stephen F. Austin, The Father of Texas"
Rules and applications may be obtained by going to www.srttexas.org.
Deadline: January 31, 2017


February

Speak Out!Picture This! Scholarship

All high school juniors and seniors who live in the Austin American-Statesman home subscription area, wit the exception of students whose parents or guardians are full-time or part-time employees of the competition sponsors. 1st place-$3,000, 2nd place-$2,000, 3rd place-$1,500. Scholarship money will be awarded upon receipt of proff of registration from a school of higher education. Applications are in the Yoe HIgh School Counselor's office.
Deadline: February 29, 2017


2015 Shell Oil Company Technical Scholarship and 2012 Shell Minority Scholarship - 20 One year awards of $2500 for graduating high school seniors enrolling in engineering or geosciences at universities identified by Shell. Upon successful completion of first year studies and other criteria established by Shell, the recipient may be eligible to receive a 4 year renewable award of $5000 annually. Applications must be received no later than February 28, 2016. Web site: goo.gl/RFDek

W Price Jr. Memorial Scholarship
The Texas Restaurant Association offers a scholarship dedicated to the education of future restaurateurs in Texas. The scholarship is worth $5000 for a student attending a four-year university or culinary academy and $2000 for a student attending a two-year college. Applications are on-line.

KFC Colonel’s Scholars
The KFC Colonel’s Scholars Program was created in 2006 and is dedicated to assisting students with financial need who plan to pursue a bachelor’s degree at a public institution within their legal state of residence. To qualify, a students must graduate from high school this academic year and maintain a minimum high school GPA of 2.75 or higher. Students complete their application online at www.kfcscholars.org

University of Houston Frontier Fiesta Scholarships
The Frontier Fiesta Association offers a scholarship to incoming University of Houston students. Students are eligible in two categories: academic achievement and community involvement. Information can be found on-line at www.uh.edu/fiesta.

Best Buy Scholarships
Best Buy Children's Foundation is providing over $2.4 million to be given as scholarships to recognize and reward students who have made extraordinary volunteer contributions to their communities. Best Buy is dedicated to encouraging, expanding and rewarding community volunteer service while also applauding and supporting academic excellence.
Deadline: February 15, 2017
Visit bestbuy.scholarshipamerica.org

DECA Scholarship Opportunities
DECA students have the opportunity to apply for scholarships that require that the student work for the companies that offer the scholarship. Those applications include Safeway, Kmart, Claire's, Sears, Finish Line and TJMaxx/Marshalls. All other shcolarships open to all DECA students.

Educational Communications Scholarship Foundation
The Foundation will provide over $100,000 in scholarships at the high school level through Who’s Who Among American High School Students. Each award will be any accredited college or university.

Cargill Community Scholarship Program for 2016-2017
This scholarship program is administered as part of the National FFA Organization Scholarship Program on behalf of Cargill. Students do not have to be in FFA to be selected. THis program awards $1000 scholarships to 350 high school seniors who live in communities where Cargill has a business presence in the United States and provide $200 to each student's school library.
Applications are available online at www.cargill.com, keyword: scholarship and at www.ffa.org.
Deadline: February 15, 2017

March

Texas Department of Transportation
The TxDOT is currently accepting applications to the Conditional Grant Program for the plan year beginning fall 2013. The grant provides tuition assistance to eligible graduating high school seniors and college students interested in a career with TxDOT. This year students who are pursuing a bachelor's degree in civil engineering, finance/accounting, communications, computer science/information technology, GIS, Planning, or a department approved major are being considered. The program eligibility requirements, rules, and application are available on the agency's web site at www.txdot.gov/inside-txdot/careers/recruitment/conditional.html. Application deadline: March 1, 2017.

The College of Business Administration at SHSU offers a wonderful scholarship program targeting entering freshmen with academic potential and established financial need. The Smith-Hutson Scholarship provides up to $14,000 per year for a maximum of four consecutive years of undergraduate studies, provided the recipient maintains a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least a 2.5 and completes a minimum of 30 semester credit hours toward a business degree each academic year.
The deadline for submitting the application package is March 11, 2017. Multiple scholarships are awarded each year.
For more information and a copy of the application package, go to the website listed below.
http://www.shsu.edu/~coba/students/scholarships/

Catholic Life Insurance All American Scholar Program Applications are due in by March 1, 2013. www.cliu.com

The Max W. Schlotter Scholarship, in the amount of $1000, will be award to three Region VI graduating seniors who plan to major in education. The students must pursue an education in a Texas college or university. Copy of application form can be picked up in the counselor’s office at Yoe High School and must be submitted no later than March 30, 2017.

Texas Trial Lawyers Association is now accepting applications for the 2014 Scholarship Program. These true-need-based scholarships of $1000 each are awarded to high school seniors statewide. Application deadline: March 30, 2017. www.ttla.com.

Micron Technology Foundation
Micron Technology Foundation, Inc has established a scholarship program to recognize excellence in academics and leadership among high school seniors in the states of Idaho, Utah, Texas, Colorado, and Virginia who plan to continue their education in college programs. Up to $253,000 in scholarships will be awarded annually for full-time* study at accredited four-year colleges or universities to encourage careers in high technology. For more information: www.sms.scholarshipamerica.org/micron/

CrossLites Scholarship
CrossLites is offering a $1,500 scholarship opportunity to ALL high school, college and graduate students. There is no minimum GPA or rank involved. A student must simply reflect on one of Dr. Parker's inspirational quotes and how it relates to his/her life in a brief essay. After the students submit their essays, they can send their individual link to their friends to vote for their essays. The essay with the most votes wins. For more information: crosslites.com/scholarship.aspx


Flying J Scholarship Program
Flying J Inc offers the Flying J Scholarship Program to outstanding seniors residing in or attend school in communities where Flying J Travel Plazas are located. Students must plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school in fall following the announcement of award. Students must also have a minimum GPA of 3.0. More information is available online at FlyingJScholarshipProgram.

Lone Star Ag Credit is a cooperative agricultural credit association. This group recognizes that the youth of our communities are the future leaders of America. That is why Lone Star Ag Credit awards ten $1000 scholarships to high school graduating seniors every year. For more information: www.lonestaragcredit.com/outreach.htm

Myra Hasty & Dr. Pat McLeod Scholarships
The Career & Technology Association of Texas (CTAT) is sponsoring the Myra Hasty & Dr. Pat McLeod Scholarships. These scholarships are for high school seniors involved in Career & Technical student organization and continuing their education at an accredited institution of higher learning for the Fall Semester of 2016 and the Spring Semester of 2017.  There are 10 scholarships in the amount of $1,000.00 each. For more information: www.ctat.org/scholarships/CTAT.html.


Texas Culinary Academy Scholarship
High School Seniors with a passion for cooking have the opportunity to participate in the Annual Future Chef of America High School Culinary Arts Competition. Students could be a finalist at a chance of winning part of $3750 in the Le Cordon Bleu Culinary Arts Scholarship.

Texas Trial Lawyers Association Scholarship
This program is dedicated to assisting students who have proven the ability to do college level work, yet may not be able to obtain financial aid through traditional sources. These true-need-based scholarships of $1000 each are awarded to high school seniors statewide. The scholarship criteria do not include requirements concerning race, sex, or field of study. Louisiana Tech University Music Scholarship
If you are interested in pursuing a music degree, you must audition to be considered for scholarships and admittance into the Department of Music degree programs. The audition process is separate from being admitted to Louisiana Tech. All applicants are encouraged to apply for admission to Louisiana Tech prior to December 1, 2016 to ensure consideration for academic scholarships. Audition dates for March can be found at performingarts.latech.edu/music.
Please apply at least two weeks prior to the audition.

SHSU's College of Business Adminstration's Smith-Hutson Scholarship Program

The Smith-Hutson Scholarship is a four-year, need-based scholarship for students majoring in descipilines in the College of Business Administration. The scholarship is awarded at different amounts depending on financial need but this year it is funded at up to $7000 per semseter(up to $14,000 for the year) and is reduced by the amount of other aid received. The application can be found at: http://www.shus.edu/~coba/students/scholarships/apply SHS.html
Deadline: March 9, 2017

Luminant Power Track Scholarship
A career development program that provides an inside track to a career in the power plant industry for a select group of students-is currently offering 40 highly motivated students a full scholarship toward an a scholarship that could grow into a full-time position with Luminant upon graduation. Application deadline: March 1, 2017.

www.midland.edu/admissions/aid/forms/slough.pdf

Gilbraitti Scholarship
$500 scholarship to be eligible at student must:
Be between the ages of 16-20
Must be attending a College or University in the Fall of 2017
Must complete the application form by March 30, 2017.
Applications can be found by going to: http://www.mortgagebrokerswestvancouver.com

Odenza Marketing Group Scholarship-$500
To be eligible for the Odenza Marketing Group Fall Scholarship you must be between the ages of 16 and 25 on March 30th, 2015, submit answers tot he essay questions which can be found on the application page, have at least one full year of post-secondary studies remaining at the time of the award, and have a GPA of 2.5 or greater.  Application can be found by goint to:  http://www.studentscholarships.org/schoalrship/9919/odenza_marketing_group_scholarhsip_scholarship.php
Deadline:  March 30, 2017


April

CHS Foundation Scholarships-$1,000
To be eligible for the CHS Foundation Scholarship a student must be a high school senior graduating in the spring and attending college in fall 2015, plan to pursue an agricultural degree at a college or university within the United States, and be pursuing a STEM field of study with an interest in agriculture.  Applications can be fund by going to:  http://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/10936/chs_foundation_scholarships_scholarship.php
Deadline:  April 1, 2017

Ozarka "Every Drop Counts" Earth Science Scholarship
This scholarship is intended for students pursuing degrees at a four-year college or university in the field of earth/environmental science. There are two $10,000 scholarships in the state of Texas available.
www.nestlewaterstx.com
Deadline: April 3, 2017

Slough Foundation Scholarship
High school seniors can receive up to $5000 per year for up to a total of five years or the completion of a Bachelor degree by applying for this scholarship. Applicants must demonstrate financial need by completing the FAFSA, have a minimum of a 3.0 GPA, application process, and enroll as a full-time student. Deadline: April 1, 2017

Don’t Mess with Texas Scholarship
This scholarship will recognize the achievements of Texas high school seniors who have taken leadership roles to prevent litter in their schools and communities. One $3000 scholarship and two $1500 scholarships will be awarded this spring. Applications available on-line at www.dontmesswithtexas.org

“Every Drop Counts” Earth Science Scholarship
Candidates for the “Every Drop Counts” Earth Science scholarship must complete the application, be a resident of Texas, have a 3.0 GPA, and currently have plans to pursue a degree in earth/environmental sciences at an accredited four-year college or university.

Ayn Rand’s The Fountainhead Essay Scholarship
Essays written by 11th and 12 grade high school students will be judged on both style and content. Judges will look for writing that is clear, articulate and logically organized. Winning essays must demonstrate an outstanding grasp of the philosophic and psychological meaning of The Fountainhead. For more information: www.aynrand.org/site/PageServer?pagename=education_contests_tf

Milam County Area Go Texan Scholarship 2016
Applicant must be graduating from a Milam County public or private school and must have been a member of a Milam County 4-H Club or FFA organization in Milam County for two years while in high school.
2016_Milam County Area Go_Texan_Scholarship_Application (PDF)

Youth Volunteer Scholarship Award
$500 scholarship to be eligible for the Youth Volunteer Scholarship Award:
Over the past 2 years a student must have completed a minimum of 50 hours of volunteer work.
Over the past 2 years a student must have maintained a GPA of 3.5 or greater
A student must be under the age of 21 years of age on the day of the deadline.
A student must submit an essay on this year's topic. Applications can be found by going to: htt://www.bbgtelecommunications.com

Healthy Choices Scholarship
$500 scholarship to be eligible for the Healthy Choices Scholarship you must:
Be attending an accredited post-secondary institution by the fall of 2015
A student can be enrolled at any level in any program that is two years in length or longer
Students must be Canadian or U.S. residents. Applications can be found by going to: http://www.chiropractorkelowna.ca/chirokelowna.php Deadline: April 30, 2017.

Peter Pasula Study Habits Scholarship
A student must be attending an accredited post-secondary institution by the fall of 2014 and be enrolled at any level in any program that is two years in length or longer. Students must answer the essay question on the website online application form. Apply at: www.mortgagebrokerscoquitlam.com
Due date: April 1, 2017

The Goss-Michael Foundation Scholarship
This is a one time, merit based scholarship in the amount of $5,000 that will be given directly to the student's chosen college or university upon acceptance. Selection is based on artistic achievement, scholastic achievement, school and community participation, and leadership.
Deadline: April 30, 2017

Gen. Lloyd W. "Fig" Newton Scholarship
Students of accredited high schools who have graduated or will graduate in the school year 2015-2016 and have a GPA of at least three points (3.0) on a four-point scale are eligible.  Applications can be found by going to:  https://www.studentscholarships.org/schoalrship/13643/gen_lloyd_w_fig_newton_scholarship_scholarship.php

2016 Scholarship Points Awards - $10,000 Scholarship
To be eligible for the Advisors Scholarship you must be at least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the United States, be a legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico.  Applications can be found by going to:  http://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/10959/2016_scholarhsip_points_awards_scholarship.php
Deadline:  April 30, 2017

College Jump Start Scholarship - $1, 000-2 awards
To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:
A) You are a high school 10th, 11th, or 12th grader OR you are an undergraduate college student or nontraditional student.
B)You are currently attending or you are planning to attend an accredited two-year, four-year, community, vocational or trade school in the U. S. Online programs also qualify.  Applications can be found by going to:  Https://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/12324/college_jumpstart_scholarhsip_scholarship.php
Deadline:  April 15, 2017

YDI Scholarship - $1,000 - 1 award
To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:
A)  Apply between 12:00 am on April 1, 2016 and April 29, 2016 Eastern Standard Time and be a resident of any of the 50 United States, District of Columbia or US territories.  Applications can be found by going to https://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/12809/you_deserve_it_scholarship.php
Deadline:  April 29, 2017

E-Waste Scholarship - $1,000 -1 award
To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:
A)You must be a high school freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior or
B)Entering college or graduate school student of any level.  Home schooled student are also eligible.
C)YOu must also be a U.S. citizen or legal resident.  Applications can be found by going to:  https://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/10724/e_waste_scholarship_scholarshp.php
Deadline:  April 30, 2017

May

Paradignm Challenge Scholarship - $100 - 100Awards
To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:
A)Be a legal resident of one of the fifty states of the United States or the District of Columbia, or
B)Are United States citizens with a permanent United States address and are currently residing on an overseas United States military installation;
C)Be aged 7 to 18 years old on May 1, 2015 and
D)Have their parents'/legal guardians' permission to participate.  Applications can be found by going to:  https://www.studnetschoalrhsip.org/scholarship/12702?the_paradigm_challenge_scholarship.php
Deadline:  May 1, 2017

LGMD Awareness Scholarship - $3,000- 4 Awards
A)LGMD Awareness Scholarship was designed to reward students who teach other about Limb Girdle Muscular Dystrophies, often referred to as LGMDs.
B)There are two scholarship categories, merit-based and social media based.  A total of four $3,000 scholarships will be awarded in 2017.
C)The scholarship money can be used for tuition, books, and equipment required for education courses.  Students may apply for both scholarship categories but students will be awarded at most one scholarship.  applications can be found by going to:  https://www.studentshcolarships.org/scholarship/10914/lgmd_awareness_scholarship_scholarship.php
Deadline:  May 25, 2017

Scholarship by Design Award
$500 scholarship to be eligible for the Scholarship by Design Award a student must:
Be currently attending school as a high school senior or as an undergraduate student.
Be a resident of either Canada or the United States.
Be currently attending school on a full-time basis. Applications can be found by going to: http://www.studentscholarships.org

Caretenders Scholarship Program
$500 scholarship to be eligible for the Caretenders Scholarship Program you must:
Be attending an accredited university, college, trades, or technical school in the fall of 2015.
In the fall of 2015, you must be attending a school in Canada or the United States. Applications can be found by going to: http://www.kelownaretirementhomes.ca Deadline: May 31, 2017

LM Scholarship Program
$1000 scholarship to be considered eligible for the LM Scholarship Program you must be:
Currently enrolled or expects to be enrolled in a degree program (2 years of length or greater) by September.
Must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and submit an answer to the essay question prior to the submission deadline of May 31, 2017. Applications can be found by going to: http://www.forklifttraininggrandeprairie.com

Maple Leaf Dentistry Scholarship
A student must be attending school at the undergraduate level in the fall of 2014 and can be enrolled in any year of their undergraduate program. A student must have done at least 100 hours of volunteer work over the last 2 years. Students must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher in his/her last academic year. Apply at: www.peterboroughdentists.com
Due date: May 30, 2017

B. Davis Scholarship
The creators of the "Student Award Search Aid" website are renewing the scholarship for 2014. Please visit our website at http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm to read about us and to apply for our scholarship. Amount: $1, 000.
Deadline: May 27, 2017

Al's Formal Wear
Entries are being accepted for two $1000 scholarships being offered by Al's Formal Wear. Visit www.alsformalwear.com/SchoolApp for rules and application.
Deadline: May 31, 2017

June

Mark A. Forester Scholarship - $1,000 - 1 award
A)Any student who is currently enrolled in an accredited American university or college, or will be enrolled for the Fall/summer semester of 2016, can apply for the Mark A. Forester scholarship.
B)To enter, the student must write a 300-500 word essay explaining how they go about honoring America's military heroes.  You can simiply send the essay as a part of the body of your email, no attachments, please, with your full name, school you will be attending and contact information.  Applications can be found by going to:  http://www.rockymountainmattress.com/company/mark-a-forester-scholarhsip.php
Deadline:  June 1, 2017

Rogers Community Volunteer Scholarship
$500 scholarship to be eligible for the Coger Community Scholarship Program, you must be attending school on a ful-time basis during the fall of 2013 and be enrolled in an undergraduate degree program at any level.
You must have contributed a minimum of 10 hours of on-paid, volunteer service within your community during the last 12 months and have maintained a GPA of 2.5 or greater. Applications can be found by going to: http://www.langleylawyers.ca
Deadline: June 1, 2017

Sedary & Associates Scholarship
$500 scholarship to be eligible for the Sedary & Associates Scholarship a student must:
Be between the ages of 16-22 on the day your application is due.
Be enrolled in a college, university, trades, or technical school by no later than the Fall of 2014.
Submit an essay answering the question on the sponsors website. Applications can be found by going to: http://www.langleylawyers.ca
Deadline: June 15, 2017

Lift Paris Express Scholarship
$1000 Scholarship to be eligible for the LPE Scholarship you must be either:
A current senior in high school or a freshman or sophomore in college/university
Be a legal resident of the United States or Canada
Enrolled or expected to be enrolled by the foll of 2013 Applications can be found by going to: http://www.forkliftpartstexas.com
Deadline: June 30, 2017

U.S. Bank Now Scholarship
40 scholarships in the amount of $1000 through a random drawing. Applications will be accepted through May 31, 2017. Students can apply online at www.usbank.com/scholarship

Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program
Abbott & Fenner Business Consultants will be awarding up to $1000 in scholarships. Students will submit an essay on the topic that appears on the scholarship page of our web site: http://www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm Full details are available to apply.
Deadline: June 15, 2017

10 Words or Less Scholarship
This scholarship is provided by StudentScholarships.org, who has been providing scholarship information to students and scholarship management services to companies for over 10 years.  To be eligible for the 10 words or Less Scholarship a student must be between the ages of 14-25 who will be attending school in the Fall of 2016, and submit an answer to the question on studentscholarships.org Facebook page.  Applications can be found by going to:  http://www.studentscholarships.org/easy.php 
Deadline:  June 30, 2017

BigSun Scholarship
All student athletes are eligible for a $500 scholarship. Please visit our websiet at http://www.bigsunathletics.com to learn how to apply.
Deadline: June 22, 2017


Other sites to check out for scholarship information:

www.anycollege.com

www.scholarships.com

www.wellsfargo.com/collegesteps (scholarship sweepstakes)

www.fastweb.com/ (scholarships)

www.nextSTEPmag.com This website has information about careers, colleges, financial aid, and scholarships.

www.schoolsoup.com This website has the largest scholarship database in the world!

Search Engines

Fast Web
Over 1.3 million awards worth over $3 billion. www.fastweb.com.

FinAid
This website offers numerous links to valuable financial aid information, including scholarship search engines. www.finaid.org

Nelnet
Win a scholarship up to $25,000. No essay required. www.nelnet.com/win

Student Financial Assistance Information, U.S. Department of Education
This page takes you to some of the major publications on student aid. www.ed.gov/finaid.html
Websites for General Information
College for Texans www.collegefortexans.com
College Board www.collegeboard.com
Embark www.embark.com
College is Possible www.collegeispossible.org
Texas Mentor www.texasmentor.org

Databases
College Net www.collegenet.com
Free Scholarship Search www.freschinfo.com
USA Funds www.usafunds.org
Wired Scholar www.wiredscholar.com
Scholarship Search www.college-scholarships.com
Free College Scholarship
and Financial Aid Information www.scholarships.com
Minnie Stevens Piper
Foundation www.window.state.tx.us/scholars

Scholarship Websites
Accounting Scholarship www.aicpa.org
Ambassadorial www.rotary.org
American Geological Institute
Geoscience Scholarship www.agiweb.org
American Institute of Architects www.archfoundation.org
American Psychological Association www.apa.org
American Society for Microbiology www.asm.org
Americorps www.cns.gov
Brand Essay Competition www.instituteforbrandleadership.org
Coca-Cola Two Year College coca-colascholars.org/cokeWeb/jsp/scholars/Index.jsp
Coca-Cola Scholars www.coca-colascholars.org
United Negro College Fund www.uncf.org
Discover Card Tribute Award www.discoverfinancial.com/community/scholarship.shtml
Elks National Foundation www.elks.org/enf/scholars/ourscholarships.cfm
Federal Scholarship & Aid Gateway www.fedmoney.org
FinAid www.finaid.org
Gateways to US Government Grants www.students.gov
Imagine www.imagine-america.org
International Students Scholarships
And Aid Help www.iefa.org
International Students www.internationalstudents.com
Lucent Technology www.lucent.com
Microsoft Scholarship Program www.microsoft.com/college/schlarships
NACME Scholarship Program www.nacme.org
National Alliance for Excellence www.excellence.org
Presidential Freedom www.nationalservice.org
Rhodes Scholarships at Oxford www.rhodesscholar.org
Ronald McDonald House Charities www.rmhc.org/scholarships/rmhc-national-scholarship-program
Sallie Mae Free Online www.salliemae.com
Scholarships and Grants www.elclick.com
Scholarships for Study in
Paralegal Studies www.paralegals.org
Siemens Westinghouse Competition www.siemens-foundation.org
Target Scholarship target.com/target_group/community_giving/scholarships.jhtml
Harry S. Truman Scholarship www.truman.org
Tylenol Scholarships www.scholarship.tylenol.com
United States Institute of Peace www.usip.org
William Randolph Hearst Endowed www.apsanet.org

Scholarships for Women
AAUW www.aauw.org
Texas Conference for Women www.txconferenceforwomen.org/scholarships/php
Zonta International www.zonta.org

Scholarships for Minorities
Gates Millennium Scholarship www.gmsp.org
GE and LuLac www.lulac.org
Hispanic College Fund www.hispanicfund.org
Hispanic Scholarship Fund www.hsf.net
Hispanic Scholarship Guide www.hispanicscholarship.com
Jackie Robinson Foundation www.jackierobinson.org
Minority Health Program www.ahcpr.gov
Ron Brown Scholarship www.ronbrown.org
Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund www.thurgoodmarshallfund.org
United Negro College Fund www.uncf.org

Scholarships for Children of Military Personnel
AFCEA International www.afcea.org/awards/scholarships.htm
Air Force Aid Society www.afas.org
Army Emergency Relief www.aerhq.org
Fisherhouse www.fisherhouse.org
Marine Corps Scholarships www.marine-scholars.org
Military Page www.military.com
Navy Marine Corps Relief www.nmcrs.org
ROTC Scholarship www.todaysmilitary.com
Other Financial Aid / Scholarship Resources

The Council for Exceptional Children
Scholarships available for individuals planning on entering the field of special education. For more information, visit www.special-ed-careers.org

Career Colleges and Schools

Career Colleges and Schools of Texas
$1,000.00 scholarship available for students planning to attend a career or technical in the state of Texas. Please visit with the College Recruiter for a list of schools, and additional information.

Imagine America
$1,000.00 career education award available to recent high school graduates pursuing post secondary education at career colleges across the United States. Students must have a 2.5 GPA, demonstrated voluntary community service, and financial need. Visit with the College Recruiter for more details.

Scholarships for Individuals with Learning Disabilities

Bank of America Abilities Scholarship Program
Scholarships awarded to students with disabilities and have a permanent residence in Arizona, California, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia , Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, Missouri, Nevada, new Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and Washington. Students should have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0. For more information, call 864-268-3363.

Anne Ford Scholarship
A $10,000 award given to a high school senior with an identified learning disability who plans to pursue an undergraduate degree. For more information, visit www.ncld.org/Press/afascholar.cfm or call 212-545-7510.

P.Buckley Moss Society Harbison Award
Scholarships available for high school seniors with learning disabilities. For more information, write to the P. Buckley Moss Society, 601 Shenandoah Village Drive, Suite 1C, Waynesboaro, VA 22980. Interested parties may also call 540-943-5678.

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