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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.

Jordan Casey Wright Foundation Scholarship

The JCW Foundation Scholarship is in loving memory of Jordan Casey Wright. 

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must have participated in at least two varsity sports for Celeste High School
  • Recipient must attend an accredited two or four-year college/university
  • 85 or better overall high school GPA

Click here to access the scholarship or see Mrs. Dills. Deadline to apply is April 8.

 

 

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!

 

DWI Dawn Brooks Memorial Scholarship

DrugFree Greenville continues to sponsor the DWI Dawn Brooks Memorial Scholarship for graduating seniors. Please note that in addition to 4-year universities/colleges, the scholarship may also be applied to junior colleges or vocational/trade schools.

This scholarship for $250 will be awarded to a 2022 Hunt County graduating senior. Deadline for entry is Friday, March 18, 2022. See Mrs. Dills for the application. Completed application packets should be mailed or delivered to DrugFree Greenville, 4207 Wesley Street, Greenville, TX 75401.

 

Greenville Rotary Club Scholarship

The Greenville Rotary Club will award three $2,000 scholarships to qualified recipients. 

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.  

Click here to access the application. Please submit all applications to the email listed in the application. Deadline to apply is April 30, 2022. 

 

GENERAL SCHOLARSHIPS

The Bridging the Dream Scholarship

The Bridging the Dream Scholarship for High School Seniors: The Sallie Mae Fund will award (25) $10,000 scholarships to high school seniors who plan to enroll in a two- or four-year degree professional certificate, or vocational training program. Seniors who excel inside and outside of the classroom and demonstrate financial need can apply NOW through Feb. 28 at www.salliemae.com/landing/bridging-the-dream.

 

The Ronald McDonald House Scholarship

Whatever your passion, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater North Texas wants to help you further your education and achieve your goals.

What do you dream of becoming? Maybe it’s a doctor, a writer, a filmmaker, or a teacher. With education costs increasing every year, many high school seniors find that a college education may be beyond their reach. But a RMHC Scholars Scholarship reopens the doors to higher education by helping exemplary students reach their full potential.

Since 1988, RMHC of Greater North Texas has awarded more than $2.5M in college scholarships to local high school seniors in North Texas. Apply today and see your passions come to life from October 1, 2021 – April 1, 2022 at https://rmhcntx.org/scholarships/.

To qualify for a RMHC scholarship you must:

  • RMHC Scholars – ALL students can apply regardless of race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender, disability, or national origin.
  • Be a high school senior
  • Be younger than 21 years old
  • Be eligible to attend a two- or four- year college or university with a full course of study
  • Be a legal U.S. resident
  • Live in the geographic areas of the RMHC of Greater North Texas Chapter
  • Submit a complete application and all required documentation by the deadline

Click here to access the applications. Deadline to apply is April 1, 2022. 

 

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

Sallie Mae scholarship search

www.scholarships.com

www.college-scholarships.com

www.gocollege.com

www.finaid.org

https://lendedu.com/blog/scholarships

 

 

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