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Scholarships

This website is updated often with the latest in scholarship news.

Please check back for updates!

 

LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS –   Check back in early spring.

 

 

Area Scholarships 

RWC Foundation Career Scholarship

The Ross Washington Carver 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 7, 2022 by 5:00pm. This is an extensive scholarship application, so start early!

 

GENERAL SCHOLARSHIPS

The High School Heisman Scholarship

Eligibility begins with maintaining a weighted GPA of 3.0 (B average) or better. Applicants also need to be proven leaders and role models within their school and community. And applicants must participate or have participated in grades 9, 10, or 11 in at least one of the sports recognized by the International Olympic Committee in the Summer and Winter Olympic Games, the Paralympic Games or the National Federation of State High School AssociationsStudents must submit their application by 3 p.m. PT/6 p.m. ET on Oct 19, 2021 in order to be considered. It’s best to complete your application as early as possible to give your reviewer adequate time to submit their review.

Click here to apply: https://heismanscholarship.com/

 

The Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship

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 33rd class in 2021, the Foundation has provided over 6,450 Coca-Cola Scholars with more than $75 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 open for high school seniors and will close on October 31, 2021 at 4pm.

Click here to access the application. 

 

The Hagan Scholarship

The Hagan Scholarship is a nationwide need-based merit scholarship, designed to help rural students graduate college debt-free. Recipients must graduate from one of over 6,000 eligible public high schools. This fall, Hagan Scholars from 46 states will attend 409 colleges and universities.

The scholarship provides up to $48,000 over four years to attend college. Recipients must enroll at one of over 1,000 eligible four-year not-for-profit colleges or universities the first semester following high school graduation, listed here. Free Workshops, Free Investment Accounts, and Free Study/Travel Abroad provide recipients with a practical understanding of important life skills not typically covered in the school curriculum. The award of a Hagan Scholarship has been life changing for many recipients.

This scholarship is open and will close on December 1, 2021. Click here to access more information about eligibilty and to apply. 

 

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