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    Abilene Community FoundationVaries by AwardState and LocalSee websiteACF scholarshipsApril 1, 2018 for most awardsThe Abilene Community Foundation annually awards scholarships to local high school seniors and to students currently enrolled in one of the local universities. Eligibility requirements vary by award. To gain access to the list of awards and apply, create an account with the ACF Academic works system.
    Amarillo Area Foundationvaries by awardState and LocalTraci Shields at 806-376-4521Amarillo Area Foundation scholarshipsOpens in November, due second Friday of February at noonCreate an account on the AAF website to access list of award and their requirements. The Foundation offers a variety of scholarships for different colleges/universities and fields of study, and eligibility for scholarships is based on the student’s county of residence, planned college or university, and/or anticipated field of study. While most of the scholarship funds available are for graduating high school seniors, there are a few funds available for currently enrolled college students. We highly recommend you check for scholarships for which you are eligible BEFORE beginning the application process.
    American Pyschological Association Scholarship DatabaseVaries by awardNationalSee applicationAmerican Psychological Association Scholarship PageVaries by awardAPA and its affiliate organizations provide a wide range of grants, scholarships, and awards with the aim of advancing science and practice of psychology as a means of understanding behavior and promoting health, education, and human welfare. Database allows you to narrow your search for scholarships to fund your education by catagory and due dates.
    Army Scholarship Foundationvaries by awardMilitarysee websiteArmy Foundation scholarship pageOpens in January, due April 15th, 2018The Army Scholarship Foundation awards one-year financial scholarships (not grants or loans) on an annual basis to qualified and deserving students. The amount of award ranges from $500 to $2000 for undergraduate studies at accredited educational/technical institutions. Scholarship recipients may apply to renew their scholarships annually for a total of four years of higher education. Renewal is not automatic, but depends on academic performance and continued academic eligibility. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic record and participation in school and community activities.•Be sons or daughters of regular active duty, active duty Reserve, or active duty National Guard U.S. Army members in good standing, OR be spouses of serving enlisted regular active duty, active duty Reserve, or active duty National Guard U.S. Army members in good standing, OR Must : be sons or daughters of former U.S. Army members who received an honorable discharge or medical discharge, or who were killed while serving in the U.S. Army. •Be high school seniors, high school graduates, or registered as undergraduate students at an accredited college or post high school vocational/technical institution. •Have a 2.0 grade point average on a 4 point system. •Be a U.S. citizen. •Not have reached their 24th birthday by the application deadline date in the year they apply if they are a child of an Army member. •Not have previously earned a bachelor's degree from a college or university.
    Austin Community Foundationvaries by awardState and Localscholarships@austincf.orgACF scholarships pagevaries by award, generally in early to mid springThe Austin Community Foundation scholarship requires the applicant to create an account with their website. A general application will be done that will evaluate and match students to awards they qualify for, which will then take you to individual applications for each award. A monthly newsletter is also available to keep student informed of opportunities.
    Communities Foundation of Texasvaries by awardState and Local214-750-4222Communities Foundation of Texas3 deadlines of March 1st, April 1st, and May 1stApplicants are primarily high school seniors, but awards are available for students currently enrolled in college. A general application through the CF website evaluates the student to match them with awards they are eligible for.
    Community Foundation of West Texasvaries by awardState and Localdenise@cfwtx.org or 806-762-8061CFWT current scholarshipsApril 15thAwards over 100 scholarships to South Plains area students every year. Application process varies depending on the award, which all have different eligibiltiy requirements. View the current scholarships page to access and apply for awards.
    Dallas Foundation scholarshipsvaries by awardState and Localscholarships@dallasfoundation.orgDallas Foundation Scholarship pageApril of 2018 (varies by award)Awarded to student from the Dallas area. Eligibility requirements vary by award. Check individual listings to see if you are eligible and the application process.
    Multiple scholarship opportunitiesVariesNationalJean Gore, jgore@swbell.netFebruary 10, 2017Varies
    East Texas Communities Foundationvaries by awardState and Localsee websiteETCF scholarships pageOpens in December, closes in FebruarySee individual awards to see detailed eligibility requirements. At the end of the scholarship’s description you will click Access Application to be taken to the online application system. If it is your first time to access the system, you will be asked to create a login and password. Remember your login information as you will need it to get back into your application or to complete additional applications. You will be able to exit and save your application(s) to complete another day. Submitted applications may be edited up to the deadline. East Texas residents are those living in one of the following counties: Anderson, Angelina, Bowie, Camp, Cass, Cherokee, Delta, Franklin, Freestone, Gregg, Harrison, Henderson, Hopkins, Houston, Lamar, Leon, Marion, Morris, Nacogdoches, Panola, Rains, Red River, Rusk, Sabine, San Augustine, Shelby, Smith, Titus, Trinity, Upshur, Van Zandt, Wood.
    Federation of Insurance Women of Texas Scholarship$2,000/yrState and Localfiwt@msn.comFIWT websiteApplications open in January and are awarded by May 1stMust be enrolled in a minimum of 12 hours with at least one course being insurance or business related. GPA of at least at 3.0
    Folds of Honor Military scholarshipup to $5,000Nationalscholarships@foldsofhonor.orgFolds of Honor website*check website for updatesThe Higher Education scholarship is for spouses and children currently attending or recently accepted into an approved/accredited 2-year or 4-year degree program at an institution of higher education or an approved/accredited vocational/certificate program. (Scholarships awarded are for first time degree seeking applicants. If applicant already has a bachelors degree or is seeking a Masters or Doctorate degree we are unable to award scholarships at this time. ) Applicants must re-apply each year they wish to receive funding. Dependent(s) of the service-member must be 24 years of age or younger and unmarried. Spouse of service-member has no age requirements/limitations, but cannot be re-married using former spouse’s military service documents. Service-member (of any branch; active duty or reserves) must be one of the following: KIA, killed in the line of duty, or suffered the loss of a limb; died of any cause while on active duty or after being classified as having a service-connected disability; or who has a 10% or higher combined service-connected evaluation, rated by the Veteran’s Administration. If applicant’s service-member is currently active duty, they can only be eligible to apply for a scholarship if the service-member has a Purple Heart or loss of limb, and provides current orders.
    Gemm Learning Living With Dyslexia Scholarship$1,000Disabilityinfo@gemmlearning.comGemm Learning Scholarship pageDecember 1st, 2018Application opens October 15th. This award is intended to support the academic and personal growth of resourceful students who have battled dyslexia. Essay required.
    Greater Houston Community Foundationvaries by awardState and Localscholarships@ghsf.orgGreater Houston CF scholarshipsvaries by awardAwards are given to students from the Houston area. Eligibility requirements vary.
    John Lepping Memorial Scholarship for Disabled Youthup to $5,000Disabilitylepfoundation@aol.comJL Memorial Scholarship applicationMay 1st, 2018The Scholarship will be awarded to qualified students seeking to further their education by attending college. The amount of the scholarship is up to $5,000. At least four scholarships will be awarded in 2016. John Lepping was extremely proud of disabled youngsters who mustered the courage and determination to finish their college education despite their setbacks. This scholarship will help to deter the costs of college for disabled individuals who may not have the resources due to overwhelming medical costs.
    Mary Hill Davis Ethnic Minority Scholarship Program$800/semester for full time, $400/semester for part-time studentsEthnicSee websiteMary Hill Davis Ethnic Minority Scholarship ProgramSeptember 20th for fall and January 20th for springOffered to students enrolled in one of the 9 schools eligible in the state (HSU qualifies). Must show evidence of being actively engaged in his/her respective ethnic/minority community and is essential that the applicant be a member of a Texas Baptist Church affiliated and participating with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. Preference is given to Texas minority/ethnic students who will serve as future lay or vocational ministry leaders in Texas Baptist ethnic/minority churches.
    McKinney Education Foundationvaries by awardState and Localsee website or 469-302-6313McKinney Edcuation Foundation scholarshipsvaries by award, applications open January 2018Application are for McKinney High School graduation seniors. Applicants will submit an application via mmeeff.com, along with two electronic teacher recommendations, two electronic recommendations from the community, a copy of the email confirming the successful submission of the application, and a parent signature sheet. Awards are both academic and financial need based.
    Database for Nursing ScholarshipsVariesNationalSee applicationNursing Scholarship WebsiteVaries by awardVaries depending on award. Awards are divided on the website into catagories such as by state, gender, religion, minority, college, speciality, and many more.
    Permian Basin Area Foundation varies by awardState and Local432-617-3213Permian Basin Area Foundation scholarshipsAround March 31stApplications will open around January 8th, 2018 and are available to students in the Permian Basin area. To view a list of awards, create an account with the PBAF and complete the general application to be matched to awards.
    San Antonio Area Foundationvaries by awardState and Localinfo@saafdn.orgSAAF scholarship pagevarying deadlines between February and MayOver 90 awards are given to students in the San Antonio area. Eligibility requirements vary by awards. For a full list of their requirements and awards, see their website.
    Scholarship Database for WomenVaries by awardNationalSee applicationScholarships for WomenVaries by awardListed by degree or field of study, this page lists multiple scholarships available for female students pursing undergraduate or graduate degrees.
    Scholarships for Physically Disabled StudentsVariesDisabilitySee websiteDatabase of scholarships for physically disabled studentsVariesSee individual scholarships for eligibility rules.
    STARS Scholarship VariesState and Localhelpdesk@StarsScholarship.orghttps://www.starsscholarship.org/stars/homeVariesRecipients must be a U.S. Citizen or legal permanent resident with a permanent resident card. Also must be a permanent resident of 5 or more years and have permanent address in of the 30 qualifiying counties listed. Must have earned/completed at least 12 undergraduate hours at a credited University before applying and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.7. Open to both undergraduate and graduate students.
    VFW Post #6899 Young American Creative Patriotic Art awardRanges from $200-500 for state finalists, up to $10,000 for national winnersState and Localinfo@vfwpost6899.orgVFW Patriotic Art contest detailsMarch 31st every year The Patriotic Art Competition is open to 9th - 12th grade students who are enrolled in public, private, parochial or a home-study program in Texas. The artwork must be something patriotic. If the American Flag is used in the entry - it must comply with the Federal Flag Code. See application for all the rules and guidelines. The winning entry to Texas will be submitted for the national competition.
    Wichita Falls Area Community Foundationvaries by awardState and Local940-766-0829WFACF scholarships pageMarch 1stThere are numerous scholarships available through the Wichita Falls Area Community Foundation. Each individual scholarship fund has its set criteria. There is one uniform Scholarship Application for most of the scholarships available—see Scholarship List for further details.
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