Scholarship Page Explanation

Scholarships Updated April 5, 2019
Please contact Ms. Kim Tutt, School Counselor, @ ktutt@slocumisd.org if you have questions regarding scholarship information.

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter #991 Scholarship
Spring 2019 Scholarship.  Student must have Vietnam Veteran within family. Student must provide copy of veteran's DD-214.  Deadline:  Spring 2019

The Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, Inc.
Student has overcome adversity and given back to the community. Student shows financial need. Apply online. See Ms. Tutt for details. Deadline:  October 25, 2018. 

Texas Student Housing Scholarship
Open to students accepted to colleges in Austin, College Station, or Denton, TX that have NOT signed off-campus housing leases. SAT/ACT scores required. Deadline:  January 31, 2019.

Raise Your Hand Texas Scholarships
For those students choosing teaching as a career. Up to $8000 per year for up to four years.  Must attend one of the following universities:  Our Lady of the Lake, UT/Austin, UNT/Dallas, SMU, Rice, University of Houston, Texas A&M-Special Education Program, UT/Rio Grande, or Texas Tech.  For more information, including eligibility requirements, please visit RaisingTexasTeachers.org 

Law Offices of Hilda Sibrian
2018 Proud Texan Scholarship Contest
Online Application.  Create a 30-to-120 second video, write a brief essay (no more than 500 words). The video and essay must describe what motivates you to continue your education, who has helped you along the way, and what do you do, or plan to do, to better the state of Texas.  Additional information is available in the high school office.   Deadline:  December 30, 2018.

Baylor University Collins Scholarship
Students must be admitted to Baylor University, be in the top quarter of their graduating class, and have a minimum score of 1310 on the SAT or 28 on the ACT.
Applications are available online at baylor.edu/admissions/CarrPCollins  Deadline:  January 31, 2019.

Frost Bank Interest Free Educational Loan Fund
Application packets may be obtained after November 1. See high school office for more information.

Houston County Electric Cooperative Scholarship
Recipient must be a graduating senior whose parents/legal guardians maintain a permanent residence currently using the electrical lines of
Houston County Electric Cooperative (HCEC). Applications available in high school office.  Deadline:  January 15, 2019

East Texas Communities Foundation Scholarships
ETCF offers 66 diverse scholarships. Full list is available online at http://etcf.org/scholarships/available-scholarships/. Deadlines are shown on application.

Palestine Community Theatre, Inc.
A major in Fine or Performing Arts is NOT required. Applications available in high school office. Deadline:  March 31, 2019

Imagine America
Scholarships for Trade Schools in Texas
$1000 scholarships available for students who attend trade school. More information available in high school office. 

Altrusa International of Anderson County, Inc.
Students must have at least a "B" average and submit letters of recommendation with their application. Applications available in high school office. Deadline:  March 31, 2019.

East Texas Professional Credit Union
Two scholarships available to students who have accounts with ETPCU or their parents have accounts through ETPCU. Applications available in the high school office. Deadline:  March 1, 2019.

Slocum First Baptist Church
Awards are based on financial need, church involvement, and academic performance and potential. Applicants must be graduating senior seeking post-secondary education.
Applications available in high school office. Deadline: April 15, 2019

Texas Society of Professional Engineers in affiliation with Texas Engineering Foundation
A full scholarship list and information can be found at www.TSPE.org.

2018 TREWA Scholarship
Applicant or applicant's parent or guardian must be a current member or an employee of a Texas electric cooperative. Applications available in the high school office. Deadline:  March 15, 2019.

Northeast Texas Chapter 416 Air Force Association Earle North Parker Essay Contest
More information and applications available in high school office.  Deadline:  January 18, 2019.

Pineywoods Small Farmers, Ranchers, and Landowners of Texas/CBO Scholarship
**NEW Scholarship **Applications available in high school office. Deadline:  April 3, 2019.

Anderson County Farm Bureau Scholarship
Applicant's parent/grandparent/legal guardian must be Farm Bureau member for at least one year prior to award. Applications available in high school office. Deadline:  March 15, 2019.

Cars of Palestine
Applicant must have 3.0 or higher GPA and show need for the scholarship.  Include letters of recommendation and high school transcript.  Application available in high school office. Deadline:  April 15, 2019.

Texas Telephone Scholarship
Applicant must have 3.0 or higher GPA. Include high school transcript, letter of acceptance from Texas college or university, and SAR report from FAFSA filing.
Application available in high school office. Deadline:  March 29, 2019.

Elkhart Masonic Lodge
$1000 Scholarship. Application available in the high school office. Deadline:  March 29, 2019.

NSDAR Scholarship
William Findley Chapter
$500 Scholarship available to any students planning to attend college in Anderson County. Applications available in high school office. Deadline:  April 30, 2019.

Anderson County Youth Livestock Association
Must reside or attend school in Anderson County and must have participated in FFA or 4-H two years of the four years of high school.
Applications available in high school office. Deadline:  March 22, 2019. Mandatory interviews on April 7, 2019. 

Anderson County Crawfish Boil Committee
Must reside or attend school in Anderson County and must have participated in FFA or 4-H two years of the four years of high school.
Applications available in high school office. Deadline:  March 22, 2019.

Doyle Marshall Memorial
Applicants need to submit official transcript, resume, and essay describing how you have shown kindness and generosity to others. Applications available in high school office. Deadline:  April 5, 2019.

Palestine Junior Service League
Applicants must have an "A" average and proof of acceptance to a college/university. Applications available in the high school office. Deadline:  April 26, 2019.

Anderson County Legal Professionals Association
Applicants must have at least a "B" average and show financial need for scholarship. Include letters of recommendation. Applications available in the high school office. Deadline:  April 15, 2019.

Palestine Regional Medical Center
Academic scholarship for students seeking higher education in the field of health care. Applicant must include four letters of reference and high school and/or college transcript.
Applications available in the high school office. Deadline:  April 19, 2019

Anderson County Council of Beta Sigma Phi
Applicants must include photo, transcript(s), letters of recommendation, and autobiography.  Applications available in the high school office. Deadline:  April 30, 2019.

The Joye Gold Memorial Scholarship presented by Anderson County Republican Club
Applicant must be pursuing degree in Government or Political Science. Applications available in high school office. Deadline:  April 15, 2019.

Kiwanis Club of Palestine
Applicant must include a narrative addressing "why you should be chosen for this scholarship", transcript, SAT/ACT/TSI scores, letters of recommendation,
and a wallet size photo. Applications available in high school office. Deadline:  April 1, 2019.

William Bonner Ingram
Applicant must include income tax return, transcript, FAFSA information, and (9) copies of application. Applications available in high school office. Deadline:  March 25, 2019.

Harry A. Haverlah Foundation
Applicant must be in top 10% of class, show academic success as well as extra-curricular and community involvement.
Transcript(s) and (4) copies of application must be submitted. Applications available in high school office. Deadline:  April 12, 2019.

Palestine Lion's Club
Applicant must include transcript(s) and SAT/ACT scores. Applications available in high school office. Deadline:  April 26, 2019.

Don't Mess with Texas
www.dontmesswithtexas.org  Deadline: March 29, 2019.

Palestine Association of Realtors
Include one letter of recommendation, verification of acceptance or enrollment from college/university, completed application and
copy of school transcript(s). Applications available in high school office. Deadline:  April 12, 2019.

PFK 
For Slocum High School graduates only. Include transcript(s) and at least one reference letter.
Applications available in the high school office and due back to Ms. Tutt. Deadline:  May 3, 2019.