• College Board Opportunity Scholarships
    Please check out www.cb.org/opportunity. It’s really neat. The new College Board Opportunity Scholarships lay out six simple steps that all students can take to get to college. Completing each step will earn a chance for a scholarship; completing all six will earn a chance to win $40K for their college education.  We hear from students and families that getting into college is complicated and overwhelming. They are hungry for a simple guide that tells them what to do and when to do it. The six steps in this scholarship program help students plan by making a good starter list of schools, help them prepare so they can take their best shot, and help them pay for college. All students can earn one of these scholarships, even students who never dreamt they could get a scholarship.

    Here are the steps:

      1. Build Your College List
        Get started by exploring colleges you’re interested in.
        (600 scholarships each worth $500)
      2. Practice for the SAT
        Use Official SAT Practice on Khan Academy to get ready for test day.
        (1,500 scholarships each worth $1,000)
      3. Improve Your Score
        Show how practice pays off by improving your SAT score.
        (150 scholarships each worth $2,000)
      4. Strengthen Your College List
        Make sure your college list has a mix of academic safety, fit, and reach schools.
        (400 scholarships each worth $500)
      5. Complete the FAFSA
        Fill out the free government form to apply for financial aid.
        (800 scholarships each worth $1,000)
      6. Apply to Colleges
        Apply to the schools you want to attend.
        (500 scholarships each worth $1,000)
      7. Complete Your Journey
        Complete all six scholarship steps to be eligible for a $40,000 scholarship.
        (25 scholarships each worth $40,000)
  • Howard Payne University Heart of Texas Scholarship
    Sponsor: Howard Payne University
    Deadline: N/A  (Students must meet university application for admission deadlines)
    Description: The HPU Heart of Texas Scholarship is available to students who are graduates of high schools in the Heart of Texas area, meet unconditional admissions requirements and enroll full-time in the fall and spring semesters.  The scholarship award is $15,000 per year ($7,500 per semester) annually with a potential of $60,000 over four years.  This scholarship is funded through a variety of sources.  For more information click here!
  • Ranger College Presidential Scholarship
    Sponsor: Ranger College
    Amount: $5230
    Deadline: Open-Ended Until 30 Qualified Applicants are Selected
    Description: The RC Presidential Scholarship is the most prestigious academic merit award given by the College and is based on exceptional academic performance, proven leadership, and demonstrated service. The award amount will cover full tuition, fees, and dorm room for one academic year (excluding summer)and is valued at $5230. Please CLICK HERE to see the application for more details and requirements. Applications must be submitted to presidentialscholar@rangercollege.edu

  • TESA 4-Year Scholarship
    The Texas Elks Foundation
    Deadline: February 21, 2020
    Description: The TESA Four-Year Scholarship Program awards six scholarships to three male and three female students from the 2019 graduating classes of Texas high schools. Applicants must be United States citizens and residents of Texas. Each award will be in the amount of $1,250.00 per year for the 2018-2022 academic years, for a total of $5,000.00 per award.  Applicants will be judged on financial need, scholarship, leadership and extra-curricular activities, and strength of character, and must be seeking a four-year Bachelor’s Degree.  This application may be downloaded by clicking here.

  • The Keith Williams Law Group
    Sponsor: Keith Williams Law Group
    Amount: $1,500
    Closing Date: 12/01/2019
    Open to: Eligible students will be a high school senior (accepted to a college or university) or currently enrolled students in any college or university, including graduate/professional schools who have overcome adversity in their lives and difficulty in school.
    Click here for more information

  • Foot Locker Scholar Athletes Program
    Sponsor: Foot Locker Foundation, Inc. 
    Amount: $20,000
    Deadline: 01/03/2020
    Open to: Students who: (1) are U.S. citizens or U.S. legal permanent residents, (2) are current high school seniors scheduled to enroll in an accredited, 4-year U.S. college or university in Fall 2019, (3) have maintained a GPA of 3.0 or above from 9th grade to the first semester of 12th grade, and (4) be currently involved (good standing) in high school sports, intramural sports, or community-based sports.
    Foot Locker Scholar Athletes Program

  • Frontier Business Scholarship
    Deadline: December 13, 2019


    • How to apply: Write or produce/film a well-crafted elevator pitch explaining why you would be an ideal hire for the job of your dreams. 
    • Criteria: Entrants must be recently graduated high school students or enrolled undergraduate students actively pursuing a business-related degree at a university, community college, or technical college located in Texas.
    • Application and more information: https://business.frontier.com/blog/pitch-yourself-earn-a-1000-scholarship/
  • Burger King Scholars 
    Sponsor: Burger King
    Deadline: December 15, 2019

    Description: Burger King Scholars Program 
    offers $1,000 scholarships to HS graduating seniors with 2.5+ GPA, passionate about serving the community, and a strong academic record. Applying students must plan to attend a two- or four-year accredited college, university, or vocational-technical school in the US, Canada, or Puerto Rico. 
    For application and more information click here.

  • Top Ten List Scholarship
    Sponsor: Unigo.com
    Deadline: December 31, 2019
    Amount: $1,500
    Inspired by David Letterman and his top ten lists, Unigo created the Top Ten List Scholarship. With so many awards based on grades and extracurricular activities, this unique scholarship gives you the chance to show us what's truly special and different about you. Get creative, be serious, or tug at our heart strings. Whatever you do, you only have ten reasons to convince us, so make each one count. Submit an online written response to the question: "Create a Top Ten List of the top ten reasons you should get this scholarship." (250 words or less). The Top Ten List Scholarship winner will be notified by email or phone on or around March 31, 2020.  To apply, click here.

  • Unigo $10K Scholarship
    Deadline: December 31, 2019
    Description: Students age thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of application may apply for this scholarship opportunity. Simply submit an online written response to the question: "Imagine a historical figure is brought back to life. Who is it? What's their favorite mobile app?" (250 words or less) The Unigo $10K Scholarship winner will be notified by email or phone on or around March 31, 2019. Click here to apply.

  • Texas Student Housing Scholarship
    Deadline: January 31, 2020  
    This scholarship is open to students accepted to colleges in Austin, College Station, or Denton, Texas, that have NOT signed off-campus housing leases.  Please note:  Texas Woman's University typically does not permit Freshmen or Sophomore students to live off-campus.  The University of North Texas restricts Freshmen from living off-campus as well.  Therefore, scholarships may be limited to upper-classmen at these universities. 
    Click here for the application.

  • The "No Sweat" Scholarship
    Deadline: December 31, 2019
    Award: $2,500

    • Just sign up and apply!
    • Create a FREE Student Cirkled In account
    • Increase your chances of winning by completing your portfolio
  • Charles Butt Scholarship
    Deadline: December 31, 2019
    Award: Varies

    • Available to prospective teachers who are currently in, or plan to enter, an eligible teacher preparation program at a Raising Texas Teachers partner university

    • See the list of eligible programs at each university and the application deadline for each university online

    • students must be committed to teaching in a majority-economically disadvantaged school or a shortage subject area (in a school where more than 50% of students are eligible for free or reduced lunch, or as math, science, bilingual, or special education teacher) in a Texas public school. Preference is given to Texas residents. Click here to apply.