Scholarships 2016-2017

Scholarship list here -Last Update 12.16.16

Tips for successful scholarship applications:

Number One: Follow instructions very carefully and submit well before the deadline. 

Number Two: Do your research, use the links on this page to learn everything you can about the scholarship and its sponsors.

Special Notes:

Transcripts:   Request official transcripts from the registrar's office, allow the minimum of 2 weeks for processing.  Transcripts are $2.00 each and must be mailed.  Unofficial transcripts may be obtained from your Counselor. 

Letters of Recommendation:  Ask early for your letter, give recommender your resume, or more information about yourself, and instructions for the letter; if it is to be sent directly provide an addressed envelope and stamp.
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SCHOLARSHIPS CURRENTLY AVAILABLE FOR SENIORS ONLY UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED
 
Special Circumstance Scholarships
Tuition/Fee
Exemptions
Basis of Eligibility Potential Value How to Apply
Adopted Students
Status as adopted child of parents who participated in an adoption assistance program under Texas family Code :162
Tuition and Fees
Contact the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services(http://www.dfps.state.tx.us/) or the Admissions Office at your college or university.
Foster Care Students
Documentation from the Dept. of Family and Protective Services of placement in the care of conservator ship of the TX Dept. of Family and Protective Services prior to age 18, through the day of high school graduation. Must enroll in Texas college or university within 3 yrs of graduation, but no later than age 21.
Tuition and Fees
Contact the Texas department of Family and protective Services(http://www.dfps.state.tx.us/) or the Admissions office at your college or university.
Children of Disabled or Deceased Fireman, Peace Officers, Game Wardens and Employees of Correctional Facilities
Status a child of a parent who was disabled or died in the line of duty
Tuition and Fees for the first 120 undergraduate credit hours or until age 26, whichever comes first.
Contact the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board at 512-427-6344 or 800-242-3062 ext 6344 or email grantinfo@thecb.state.tx.us
Children of certain TANF Recipients
Status as dependent  child of parents who received TANF benefits on your behalf for 6 months of your senior year.  Enrolled in Texas college or university within 2 yrs of graduation before age 22.
Tuition and Fees for 1 year
Contact the Admissions Office at your college or university
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