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Texas Scholarships

Contact:
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
P.O. Box 12788
1200 East Anderson Lane
Austin, Texas 78711
PH: (512) 427-6101

Scholarships:
Robert C. Byrd Scholarship
Type of award: Scholarship
Intended use:
For undergraduate study at vocational, 2-year or 4-year institution.
Eligibility Requirements: Applicant must be high school senior. Applicant must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident residing in Texas.
Application requirements: Transcript, nomination by high school guidance counselor or GED-center director.
Additional information: Those completing GED eligible to receive initial award only. Must be in top ten percent of class.
Amount of award: $1,500
Application deadline: Contact guidance counselor
Contact:
Phone: 800-242-3062
Fax: 512-427-6420

Texas Future Farmers of America
Type of award:
Scholarship
Intended use:
For undergraduate study at accredited 4-year institution in United States. Designated institutions: Colleges and universities in Texas.
Eligibility:
Applicant must be high school senior. Applicant must be U.S. citizen residing in Texas.
application requirements: Recommendations, essay, transcript, SAT/ACT scores.
Additional information:
Must be current member of Texas FFA in good stancing. Must have graduated from Texas public high school in top fourth of class. Cannot have applied for scholarship through Texas 4-H or FCCLA.
Amount of award:
$3,750
Contact:
Texas Future Farmers of America
614 East 12th Street
Austin, TX 78701
Phone: 512-480-8045
Fax: 512-617-8219

Educational Aide Exemption
Type of award:
Scholarship
Intended use:
For undergraduate or graduate study at accredited postsecondary institution. Designated institutions: Public colleges and universities in Texas.
Eligibility:
Applicant must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident residing in Texas.
Application requirements: Proof of certification by Texas Board of Teacher Certification as a Certified Aide. FAFSA.
Additional information: Applicant must have applied for financial aid through college of attendance, including filing FAFSA or qualifying based on income. Major/career interest in education, early childhood; education, special or education, teacher.
Amount of award:
$4,000
Application deadline: February 1, July 1
Contact:
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
Student Services Division
P.O. Box 12788
Austin, TX 78711-2788
Phone: 800-242-3062 ext. 6387
Fax: 512-427-6420

Stars South Texas Academic Scholars
c/o L&F Distributors, Ltd
3900 N. McColl Road
McAllen, Texas 78501
PH: 1-866-939-7827

Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
Train Our Teachers Award

P.O. Box 12788
Austin, Texas 78711-2788
PH: (512) 427-6101
Eligibility Requirements: Scholarship to employed child care worker seeking credentials or an associate degree in child development. Must be studying in Texas and have employment experience in field of study.

Metropolitan Scholarships
Type of award: Scholarship
Intended use: For undergraduate study at accredited 4-year institution in United States. Designated institutions: Texas colleges and universities.
Application requirements: Recommendations, essay, transcript. SAT/ACT scores.
Additional information: Must be graduating from Houston area public school districts in Brazoria, Chambers, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris, Liberty, Montgomery, and Waller Counties.
Amount of Award: $3,750
Contact: Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo
Office of Education Program
P.O. Box 20070
Houston, TX 77225-0070
Phone: 832-667-1000

Opportunity Scholarships
Type of award: Scholarship
Intended use: For full-time undergraduate study at accredited 4-year institution. Designated institutions: Texas colleges and universities.
Eligibility: Applicant must be high school senior. Applicant must be U.S. citizen residing in Texas.
Application requirements: Recommendations, essay, transcript, Proof of eligibility. SAT/ACT scores.
Additional information: Must have minimum 1210 SAT or 17 ACT. Must be graduating from specified school districts in Brazoria, Chambers, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris, Liberty, Montgomery, and Waller Counties.
Amount of Award: $15,000
Contact: Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo
Office of Education Program
P.O. Box 20070
Houston, TX 77225-0070
Phone: 832-667-1000

The Dallas Foundation
Chief Oil and Gas Scholarship Fund

900 Jackson Street, Suite 150
Dallas, Texas 75202
FH: (212) 741-9898
Eligibility Requirements: Applicant must be a high school Senior residing in Texas and living in Denton, Johnson, Parker, Tarrant, or Wise counties. Must be accepted to and intend to enroll in undergraduate program at an accredited regional college or university.

E. Urner Goodman Scholarship Fund
1325 West Walnut Hill Lane
PO BOX 152079
Irving, TX 75015-2079
PH: (972) 580-2000
Eligibility Requirements: This award is given to assist members of the Boy Scouts of America Order of Arrow who are intersted in preparing for a professional Scouting career. Applicants must submit a 25-500 word essay expressing their reasons for pursuing a career with the Boy Scouts of America.

AQHF Journalism or Communications Scholarship
2601 I-40 East
Amarillo, TX 79104
PH: (806) 376-5181

Eligibility Requirements:
Must be a member of AQHA or AQHYA who is planning to pursue a degree in journalism, communications, or a related field. Applicant must be enrolled full-time at a two or four-year university. Scholarship for use in any college years.

Texas Legion Oratorical Contest
Type of award: Scholarship
Intended use: For undergraduate study at postsecondary institution.
Eligibility: Applicant must be no older than 18. Applicant must be enrolled in high school. Applicant must be residing in Texas.
Additional information: Competition/talent/interest in oratory/debate, based on language style, voice, diction, delivery, originality, logic, breadth of knowledge, application of knowledge about topic, and skill in selecting examples and analogies.
Amount of award: $500-$2,000
Application deadline: August 31
Contact:
American Legion, Department of Texas
P.O. Box 140427
Austin, TX 78714-0527
Phone: 512-472-4138
Fax: 512-472-0603

Texas Scholarship for Nursing
Type of award:
Scholarship.
Intended use:
For undergraduate or graduate study at accredited vocational, 2-year or 4-year institution. Designated institutions: Texaspublic colleges and universities.
Eligibility:
Applicant must be residing in Texas.
Applicantion requirements:
FAFSA
Additional information: A
pplicant must register for Selective Service, unless exempt.
Amount of award:
Varies
Contact: 800-242-3062

Tuition Equalization Grant
Type of award:
Scholarship
Intended use:
For full-time undergraduate or graduate study at accredited 2-year or 4-year institution in United States. Designated institutions: Private, non-profit Texas colleges and universities.
Application requirements:
Proof of eligibility. Selective Service registration or exemption from requirement. FAFSA.
Additional information:
Non-resident National Merit Finalists also eligible. Not open to athletic scholarshi recipients.
Amount of Award:
Varies
Application deadline:
Contact financial aid office of college or university.
Contact:
800-242-3062

Blue Bell Scholarship
Type of award:
Scholarship
Intended use:
For full-time undergraduate study at accredited postsecondary institution in United States. Designated institutions: Colleges and universities in Texas.
Eligibility: Applicant must be high school senior. Applicant must be U.S. citizen residing in Texas.
Application requirements: Recommendations, essay, transcript. SAT/ACT scores.
Additional information: Must be active member of Family Career and Community Leaders of America in good standing.
Amount of award: $1,000
Application deadline: March 1
Contact:
Texas Association, Family Career and Community Leaders of America
6513 Circle S. Road
TX 78745
Phone: 512-306-0099
Fax: 512-442-7100

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