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Seniors,
Please take the time to complete your Texas College/University application on Apply Texas.

cautionBE CAUTIOUS OF SITES:

  • That ask you to pay a fee
  • Money back offers or guarantees
  • Credit card or bank account information is required
  • Provides "exclusive" information
If in doubt, speak to the Counselors or Ms. Chavez in the Go Center.

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 CLASS OF 2017 SCHOLARSHIP LIST 

1. Wendy’s Heisman Scholarship

 

2.  Toptal Scholarships for Female Developers

  • www.Toptal.com

  • Deadline: October 14, 2016

  • For aspiring female Software Engineers

  • $5000 and 1 year of software programming-related mentorship

 

3.  Horatio Alger Scholarship Award

  • Must be planning to get a Bachelor’s Degree

  • National Scholarship awards 106- $22000 Awards

  • State Scholarship awards 19- $10000 Awards

  • $55,000 or lowers family income

  • Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities

  • Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity

  • Maintain a minimum 2.0 gpa/ Be US citizen

 

4.  Music to our Ears Scholarship

  • Music is a fit shared by everyone around the world. How have you shared the gift of music with those in your family?”

  • 500-word essay

  • Must be 17 years or older

  • $500 award

  • Deadline: October 31, 2016

 

5. Coca Cola Scholarsrhip

  • www.cocacolarscholarsfoundation.org

  • Deadline: October 31, 2016

  • Must be US citizen, or permanent resident

  • Current High School seniors

  • Must have a minimum 3.0 gpa

  • 120 awards of $20,000

 
6. Ronald McDonald House Charities Scholarships

  • www.rmhc.org

  • Opens October 1, 2016

  • Must be high school senior

  • Good academic record

  • Community Involvement & Leadership Potential

  • Demonstrate financial need

 

7. Burger King Scholars Program

  • www.bkmclamorefoundation.org

  • Opens October 15 - Closes December 5, 2016

  • GPA of 2.5 or higher

  • Extra-Curricular activities

  • Work experience

  • Community Service hours

 

8. Voice of Democracy Scholarship Competition

 

9.  Jack Kent Cool Foundation College Scholarship Program

  • www.jkcf.org/scholarships

  • Opening Soon- November 2016

  • $40,000 year to a a 4 year university

  • Open to high school seniors

  • 3.5 gpa or higher

  • SAT 1200 or higher

  • Family income of $95,000 or less

  • Awarded to students planning to attend the nation’s Best Universities

 

10.  Knight Broadband-Open Internet Scholarship

  • Create a 5-minute video on YouTube and answer “What is Net Neutrality?”

  • www.knightbroadband.com

  • Deadline November 18, 2016

  • $1000 award

 

11.   Elk’s National Foundation Most Valuable Student Competition

  • www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships

  • 500 national winners- 4 year scholarship

  • Open to seniors

  • Must be US citizen

  • Strong academic scholar and leadership abilities

  • Must have financial need

  • Deadline: November 30, 2016

 

12. Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program

  • www.jackierobinson.org

  • Be a graduating senior

  • Planning to attend a 4 year university

  • Show leadership potential

  • Demonstrate dedication to community service

  • Financial need

  • US Citizen

  • Minimum SAT of 1000 combines or 21 on ACT

  • Opens November1- Closes February 15

 

13. Engebreston Foundation Scholarship

  • Must demonstrate financial need

  • Strong Academic performance

  • Leadership ability

  • $500/ semester of college

  • Senior planning to attend 4 year university

  • 28 on ACT or at least 1240 on SAT

  • 3.75 GPA or higher

  • Teacher Recommendation needed

  • Deadline March 1