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Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student Scholarship

The Elks National Foundation will award 500 four-year scholarships to the highest-rated applicants in the 2021 competition.

  • Male and female students compete separately.
  • Ranging from $1,000 per year to $12,500 per year, Most Valuable Student scholarships are for students pursuing a four-year degree, on a full-time basis (minimum of 12 semester hours), in a U.S. college or university. All scholarships are in the form of certificates of award conditional upon the full-time enrollment of the winner in an accredited U.S. college or university.

  • The application deadline is November 15, 2020 at 11:59 p.m., Pacific Time

Click here to find out more about the program and to access the application:   https://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/mvs.cfm

 

Burger King Scholars Program

High school seniors, including BURGER KING® employees, their dependent children, spouses, or domestic partners In the U.S., Canada, and Puerto Rico, can apply to receive $1,000 to $50,000 scholarships for the 2021-2022 school year!

High school seniors must:

  • Have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent)
  • Be active in their school, community and/or have work experience

Don’t let miss your chance to become a BURGER KING® Scholar. 

To learn more and apply visit bk-scholars.com  Application deadline: December 15, 2020.

 

Texas Farm Credit Marsha Martin Scholarships

Texas Farm Credit has a mission to support agriculture and rural communities today and tomorrow. Our customer-owned cooperative proudly offers two programs that recognize high school seniors who excel in the classroom and in their FFA chapters and 4-H clubs. All qualified applicants will be considered for Ag Student of the Month. Scholarship recipients will be selected from the monthly winners.

To qualify, an applicant must: 1. Be a high school senior scheduled to graduate in 2021 2. Be a member of FFA or 4-H 3. Plan to pursue an agriculture-related college degree (for example: agricultural business, ag economics or animal science) 4. Reside in Texas Farm Credit’s 100-county territory 5. Submit a current high school transcript (official or unofficial) 6. Submit a 2021 application. Incomplete applications will not be accepted. 7. Submit a resume 8. Submit an essay (see next page for essay topic) 9. Completed applications must be received by January 8, 2021. Click here to access the application. 

 

The National Beta Club Scholarship

12th grade Senior Beta members are eligible to apply for a National Beta Scholarship.

Selection of National Beta Scholarship winners is based on a number of factors, with an emphasis on academic excellence, demonstrated leadership, commendable character, school and community service, as well as participation in National Beta Club activities. The application will open on November 2, 2020. Applicants must complete their application for a National Beta Scholarship by 11:59 pm EST, January 21, 2021.

Click here for more information. 

 

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, 2021. 

The Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship

Through its Mentoring and Leadership Development Program, the Jackie Robinson Foundation provides scholarships of up to $30,000 over four years to minority high school students showing leadership potential and demonstrating financial need to attend an accredited 4-year college or university of their choice. To be eligible for a Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship, an applicant must:

  • Meet the U.S. Census Bureau definition of a minority student
  • Be a graduating high school senior;
  • Plan to attend an accredited and approved four-year institution within the United States;
  • Show leadership potential;
  • Demonstrate a dedication to community service;
  • Present evidence of financial need;
  • Be a United States citizen;

The application opened on Nov 1, and the deadline to apply is Feb 1. For more information, click here

 

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, 2020 – February 28, 2021 at https://rmhcntx.org/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.  The application is lengthy, so get started now. Deadline to apply is March 1, 2021 by 5:00pm.

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