Texas Elks State Association
The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks provide hundreds of scholarships at the national, state and local levels: the Elks’ “Most Valuable Student” scholarship alone provides awards from $4,000 to $50,000 to 500 outstanding students across the nation, while the Texas Elks State Association annually presents over $50,000 in scholarships and educational grants. There are a variety of scholarships. Some are specific (had to have been a Girl/Boy Scout), and others are open to most seniors. Check them out here: https://texaselks.org/scholarships/ and here: https://www.elks.org/scholars/
This website is updated often with the latest in scholarship news.
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The Coca-Cola Scholars Program scholarship is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, as well as their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities. With the 31st class in 2019, the Foundation has provided over 6,150 Coca-Cola Scholars with more than $69 million in educational support. 150 Coca-Cola Scholars are selected each year to receive this $20,000 scholarship. The application for this program is now closed and will reopen on August 1, 2019 for students who are high school seniors at that time.
Click here to access the application.
College Board Scholarship Program
The College Board has a program to help students find scholarships. Check it out here!*
Looking for scholarships or ways to pay for college? Check out these websites:
The Charles Butt Scholarship for Aspiring Teachers is available to prospective teachers who are currently in, or plan to enter, an eligible teacher preparation program at a Raising Texas Teachers partner university. Aspiring Teachers can apply in the fall of any year between their senior year of high school and junior year of college.
To be eligible for the scholarship, students must be committed to teaching in a majority-economically disadvantaged school or in a shortage subject area (in a school where more than 50% of students are eligible for free or reduced lunch, or as a math, science, bilingual, or special education teacher) in a Texas public school. Preference is given to Texas residents. The application opens soon, so check it out here.
Texas State University Assured Scholarships
Texas State University now offers three Assured Scholarships, which are guaranteed to all qualified students and are renewable for four years. You don’t need to apply—these are awarded automatically to every student whose academic record meets the required qualifications. The three scholarships:
President’s Honor Scholarship – $26,000--$38,000 total over four years
Texas State Achievement Scholarship--$10,000 – $22,000 total over four years
Texas State Distinguished Scholarship – $6,000 – $10,000 total over four years
For more information, visit finaid.txstate.edu/scholarships