SCHOLARSHIP FEED

Our Scholarship Feed page is designed to give you an all-in-one view of every scholarship we have been contacted about.  Most of our scholarships listed are scholarships just waiting for you to apply!

  Scholarships are posted by month as soon as we get them.

Scholarships are listed by the deadline date.

Scholarship forms can be found in the Guidance Counselor’s office or the COOL College Advisors’ offices.

For the Community Foundation Scholarship Application, please click here:

For the AEF Scholarship, please click here:

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December

DAR Good Citizens Program and Scholarship contest

Daughters of the American Revolution

Amount: at least $250.00 for each state winner, eight (8) national division (multi-state groups) winners of $500.00 and two (2) National winners $5,000.00 plus other awards

Criteria: Dependable, Service, Leadership and Patriotism; open to all seniors

For more info: Peggy Johnson 325-793-0463, 325-672-4909 or pj@bwjconsulting.com or come to the counseling office

Deadline: December 1, 2017

The scholarship consists of 2 parts.

Part 1: Consists of the student describing how he/she has tried to manifest the qualities of a good citizen. This may be done at home and submitted together with a transcript and 2 letters of recommendation.

Part 2: A timed essay to be administered under the supervision of a faculty or DAR member at one sitting, within a two-hour time limit, without any assistance or reference materials.


January

NAFEPA Scholarship Program

Purpose

The purpose of the scholarship program is to financially support post-secondary education for qualifying seniors or high school graduates attending their first year of college. Two scholarships are for students pursuing a degree in Education. The other two scholarships may be awarded to applicants pursuing a degree in Education or any other field.

Eligibility

Candidates for the NAFEPA scholarship will be selected by the NAFEPA affiliate state organization or representative. Each state may select one candidate for the national scholarship program. States with more than 100 members may nominate two candidates.

 

Deadline:

January 12, 2018

 

Applications:

NAFEPA Scholarship Program 2018 (WORD)

NAFEPA Scholarship Program 2018 (PDF)


Association of Women in Mathematics Essay Contest

Who can enter?

This essay contest is open to students in the following categories:

  • Grades 6-8
  • Grades 9-12
  • Undergraduate

At least one winning submission will be chosen from each category.

What is the subject of the essay?

Your essay should be based primarily on an interview with a woman currently working in a mathematical career. The submission must be in essay form, not just a transcript of your interview.

How long should the essay be?

The essay should be approximately 500 to 1000 words in length.

When is the deadline?

The interview is due by January 31st.


College Raptor Scholarship

Amount: $2,500

Eligibility: 

  • Be legal residents of the United States, District of Columbia, or a U.S. Territory.
  • Be age 16 or older.
  • Be enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2019) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher learning (college, university or trade school).

ApplicationCollege Raptor Scholarship

Deadline: January 31, 2018

 


February

ACET Scholarship

The Association for Compensatory Educators of Texas is an association of school administrators and teachers who work in programs across the state designed to support students who historically have a more difficult time in school due to language, economic and other barriers.

ACET offers four $1,000 scholarships to paraprofessionals who are currently working in a compensatory education program and do not currently hold a bachelor’s degree.  Applicants must be pursuing a degree and teacher certification.  Compensatory Education includes programs such as Title I, Bilingual/ESL, State Compensatory Education (SCE), Migrant and Homeless.

Scholarship application reminders:

Ensure that letters of recommendation from school officials/staff are submitted on school letterhead as indicated on the scholarship application form.

Make sure all required information is completed.

The ACET scholarship narrative requires that the essay must be written in the space provided on the form, no attachments are accepted, and if typing the essay then please use minimum 10 point font size.

Deliver/Mail the completed application with all required information by Friday, February 9, 2018, to:

Cheryl Cunningham

ACET Regional Director, Region 14

One AISD Center

241 Pine Street

Abilene, TX 79601

Applications:

ACET Adult Application 2018

ACET Adult Letter 2017-18

ACET Student Application 2017-18

ACET Student Letter 2017-18

 


Hispanic Leadership Council Scholarship

Amount: $500- $1,500

Criteria:
-Be Hispanic and/or of Hispanic descent and a U.S. citizen or a legal resident.
-Apply to an accredited college, university or trade school by the time of this application.
-Be a full-time student (a minimum of 12 hours per semester)
-Have earned at least a 2.5 GPA
-Reside in a county serviced by Region 14 Service Center.

Deadline: February 15, 2018

Application: https://acuadmissions.wufoo.com/forms/q159wo460ac7fn7/

 


Vegetarian Resource Group Scholarship

The Vegetarian Resource Group each year will award $20,000 in college scholarship money to graduating U.S. high school students who have promoted vegetarianism in their schools and/or communities. Vegetarians do not eat meat, fish, or fowl. Vegans are vegetarians who do not use other animal products such as dairy or eggs.

One award of $10,000 and two awards of $5,000 will be given. Entries may only be sent by students graduating from high school in SPRING 2018.

Deadline is FEBRUARY 20, 2018.

We will accept applications postmarked on or before FEBRUARY 20, 2018. Early submission is encouraged.

Applicants will be judged on having shown compassion, courage, and a strong commitment to promoting a peaceful world through a vegetarian diet/lifestyle.

For more information and for the application, please click the link below.

Vegetarian Resource Group College Scholarships!


 March

Dyess Spouses Scholarship


Texas Farm Bureau Scholarship

Amount: Varies

Criteria: Graduating High School Senior

Application: texasfarmbureau.org/youth/youth-opportunities/

Deadline: March 1, 2018

 


FORT WORTH SCOTTISH RITE FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

 

 

AMOUNT: Fifty (50) scholarships for $1,500.00. Five (5) of these scholarships will be set aside for students who will be attending a community college

 

CRITERIA:    Graduating high school senior; merit/student achievement based.

 

APPLICATION: www.fortworthscottishrite.org or counseling office

 

DEADLINE:  March 1, 2018


Abilene Education Foundation Scholarship

Amount: Varies

 

Criteria: Graduating Abilene ISD Senior

 

Application: Here

 

Deadline: Early Bird – March 2nd

 

Final Deadline – March 23rd

 


TEXAS TELEPHONE ASSOCIATION FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

Amount: (6) four year scholarships @ $2,000.00 per year

Criteria: U.S. Citizen; Senior with a GPA of 3.0 or higher; planning to attend TEXAS college or university in the fall of 2018

Application:2017 TTAF Application and Letter

Deadline: March 30, 2018

*AHS can only nominate 2 students-per counselor- for this scholarship. Special consideration is given to students pursuing a degree in math, business, education, technology, engineering, computer science, etc.

 


 April

COOPERATIVE RESPONSE CENTER (CRC), Inc. Scholarship

Amount: up to six $1,000.00

Criteria: Senior students attending public or private high school with good academic standing and a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Must have completed the SAT or ACT test and plans to enroll full-time at a college or trade school. This does include the sons and daughters of employees of CRC.

Application: contact Julie Schramek at info@crc.coop or 507-437-2304 or come to counselor’s office

Deadline: April 2, 2018

 

* To learn more about CRC, visit www.crc.coop


Junior Achievement – Abilene Scholarship

Amount: Varies depending on school (ACU – $10,000, HSU & McM – $6,000 all paid over 4 years)

Criteria:

  1. 1.  Must have completed a Junior Achievement program during high school in the Abilene area.
    2. Must have submitted this application with a high school transcript and SAT/ACT score.
    3. Must have GPA of 3.0 or higher throughout high school.
    4. Finalists must participate in an interview with the JA Scholarship committee.

Application: Here

Deadline: April 15, 2018


May

TEXAS INTERSCHOLASTIC LEAGUE FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS

Amount: Ranges from $500-$20,000.

Criteria: Must have competed at the UIL Academic State Meet OR qualify as an Outstanding Soloist at the Texas State Solo and Ensemble Contest (TSSEC) at least once in their high school career; must have been accepted to an accredited college or university in Texas; enroll full time and maintain a 2.5 GPA; must have taken the SAT or ACT; must be graduating this year.

Application: www.tilfoundation.org

Deadline: on-line applications accepted March 1, 2018 to May 11, 2018.