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Scholarships

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LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS

These will be posted in March. Check back soon.

Area Scholarships

RWC Foundation Career Scholarship

The RWC Foundation seeks to identify worthy students who need additional resources to support their education.  Criteria used to determine scholarship recipients are academic merit, diversity, and financial need. You must be a senior in a public or private high school in Hunt County, Texas, with a minimum 2.0 GPA and a resident of Hunt County.  See me for the application.  Deadline to apply is March 4, 2020 by 5:00pm.

Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation 

The Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation provides scholarships to the children of Marines and Navy Corpsmen attending post–high school, undergraduate, and career technical education programs. Their scholarships are for students currently pursuing, or planning to pursue, an undergraduate degree or career-focused program. Scholarship awards are need-based, and every eligible applicant receives a scholarship.

The scholarship application for the 2020-21 academic year opened on January 1, 2020, and will close on March 3, 2020. For more information on eligibility or to apply, visit 
mcsf.org/apply.

Greenville Rotary Club Scholarship

The Greenville Rotary Club will award three $2,000 scholarships to a qualified recipient. For the fall semester $1,000 will be paid directly to the university or college of the recipient's choice. The remaining $1,000 will be paid at the beginning of the spring semester after a review of grades from the fall. Eligibility: Any high school senior with a permanent residence within Hunt County (this includes any senior who attends ANY school within these districts) and who demonstrates clear financial need to pursue a higher education. The students must have maintained a grade average equal to a "B" or above. Deadline to apply is March 16, 2020.  Click here to access the application. 

Blue Ridge Riding Club Scholarship

Since 2016 the BRRC has awarded $39,500 to area seniors.  Applicants do NOT have to be a member of the BRRC in order to be eligible for a scholarship.  Please click here to access the scholarship application.  All applications must be post marked by March 30, 2020.

Ronald McDonald House Charities Scholarship Program

The RMHC Scholars Scholarship Program seeks to invest in students who are exemplary role models in their communities and have the initiative to fulfill their educational goals. In 2017 alone, RMHC of Greater North Texas will award more than $127,500 in college scholarships to local high school seniors in the Metroplex. Apply today and see your passions come to life from October 1, 2019 – February 28, 2020 at https://rmhcntx.org/scholarships/.

 

Texas Student Housing Authority Scholarship

This scholarship is open to students accepted to colleges in Austin, College Station, or Denton, TX that have NOT signed off-campus housing leases. (TWU and North Texas have on-campus living requirements, so this scholarship may be limited to upper-classmen at those institutions.) The scholarship rewards academic and leadership excellence. Family financial needs may be considered. All TSHA scholarships awarded will be announced to the winning applicants via email or US mail, so make sure the your contact information is correct. See Mrs. Dills for the application packet. Deadline to apply is January 31, 2020. 

 

 

National Scholarship in Memory of Kris Ann Martin
The Stephen Bufton Memorial Educational Fund of The American Business Women's Association

To qualify, you must answer yes to each of these questions:

  • Are you a female and a U.S. Citizen?
  • Do you maintain at least a 3.0 G.P.A on a 4.0 scale?
  • Will you be at least a college freshman in August 2020?
  • Will you be attending Texas A&M in August 2020?

Click here to get more information. Deadline to apply is May 15, 2020. 

OTHER RESOURCES

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:

www.fastweb.com

www.scholarships.com

www.collegenet.com

www.college-scholarships.com

www.gocollege.com

www.finaid.org

www.fastaid.com

https://lendedu.com/blog/scholarships

www.schoolsoup.com

 

Raising Texas Teachers Program

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