Scholarship Page Explanation

Scholarships Updated April 19, 2018
Please contact Ms. Kim Tutt, School Counselor, @ ktutt@slocumisd.org if you have questions regarding scholarship information.

East Texas Professional Credit Union Scholarship(s)
ETPCU McLaughlin Scholarship - $2000.  Students pursuing degree in Education.  Must be members of ETPCU.
ETPCU Presidential Scholarship - $1000.  Students pursuing degree in any field. Must be members of ETPCU. 

GREAT WEBSITE FOR SCHOLARSHIPS
http://www.collegeguidanceconsultants.com
E-Scholarships USA! will provide your high school or school district with access to a password protected online list of scholarships for a reasonable yearly fee. This service is an excellent tool for small schools and schools with limited resources. Unlike most scholarship services or scholarship books that provide a one time package, we will give you access to the continually updated list throughout the school year. This will give your students an opportunity to apply for scholarships up to and even after graduation.  SEE MS. TUTT FOR USER NAME AND PASSWORD.

Baylor University
Carr P. Collins Scholars Program
Selection is based on leadership, academic ability, and community service. See Ms. Tutt for more information. Deadline:  January 31, 2018

Houston County Electric Cooperative, Inc.
Dorothy Goodrum Scholarship
Must maintain permanent residence on the lines of HCEC.  Submit letters of recommendation, transcript, and 2x3 color photo. Applications available in high school office. Deadline:  January 19, 2018.

Stephen F. Austin State University
Smith-Hutson Scholarship
APPLY ONLINE  www.sfasu.edu/smith-hutson-scholarship  Deadline: February 28, 2018

Air Force Association - Texas
Earle North Parker Essay Contest
Essay Topic:  Non-commissioned pilots:  Historically, who did, and now who does/could pilot Air Force aircraft?  More information and applications available in the high school office. Deadline:  December 15, 2017. 

Foundation for Individual Rights in Education
Free Speech Essay Contest
$10,000 scholarship. APPLY ONLINE www.thefire.org/contest  Deadline:  December 31, 2017

Ronald McDonald House Charities Scholarship
www.rmhcntx.org for more information or apply today at http://aim.applyISTS.net/RMHC
Application Deadline:  January 18

Texas Farm Bureau Scholarships
TFB District Scholarship - 39 Scholarships @ $1000 each, 13 Scholarships @ $1500 each
TFB Young Farmer & Rancher High School Scholarship - 13 Scholarships @ $1000 each
TFB Dick Mitchell Memorial Scholarship - 1 Scholarship @ $1000
Apply online at http://texasfarmbureau.org/youth/youth-opportunities/
Deadline:  March 1, 2018

Doyle Marshall Memorial Scholarship
Include with application:  official transcript, resume (including all extracurricular activities, community service, leadership,and work experience),
and an essay describing how you have shown kindness and generosity towards others. Applications available in high school office. Deadline:  April 6, 2018

Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Scholarship
Many scholarships available. Apply online at www.rodeohouston.com/scholarships  Applicants MUST file FAFSA before submitting scholarship application.  Deadline:  February 5, 2018
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The Historic Texas Theatre
Home of the Palestine Community Theatre, Inc.
Fine and Performing Arts Scholarship
Student must attend high school and reside in Anderson County, graduate and enroll in college in 2018.  Include letter of recommendation from a current teacher or school counselor.
Applications available in high school office. Deadline:  March 31, 2018
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Cars of Palestine Scholarship
Guidelines and application available in high school office.  Deadline:  May 1, 2018

Anderson County Farm Bureau Scholarship
Must be a member of an Anderson County Farm Bureau Family (Parent, Grandparent, Legal Guardian).  Applications available in high school office. Deadline:  March 15, 2018

Elkhart Masonic Lodge Scholarship
$1000 scholarship.  Applications available in high school office. Deadline:  March 29, 2018

Brookshire's Because History Matters Scholarship
Apply online @ https://www.brookshires.com/because-history-matters/scholarship-information-general-application/  Deadline:  February 26, 2018
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Palestine Regional Medical Center Scholarship
Student must pursue a degree in health care.  Attach four letters of reference as well as high school and college transcript. Applications available in high school office. Deadline:  April 14, 2018.

Northeast Texas County & District Clerks' Region VI Scholarship
Submit application and transcript(s).  Applications available in high school office.  Deadline:  March 31, 2018
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Texas Telephone Association Foundation Scholarship
Student must have 3.0 (out of 4.0) GPA, include letter of acceptance from Texas college or university and copy of Student Aid Report.  Special consideration given to students pursuing a degree in fields of student which are of particular interest to telecommunications, such as math, business, education, technology, engineering, and computer science, etc.   Applications available in high school office.  Deadline:  March 30, 2018.

PFK - Parents For Kids Scholarship
Must graduate from Slocum High School.  Applications available in high school office.  Deadline:  April 30, 2018

Palestine Lion's Club Scholarship
Include high school transcript, college transcript (if applicable), SAT or ACT scores.  Applications available in high school office. Deadline:  April 27, 2018

Texas Builders Foundation
Applicant must be pursuing a construction related trade certification or construction degree. Application is ONLINE at TexasBuildersFoundation.org  Deadline:  March 30, 2018

Trinity Valley Community College Scholarship(s)
Application covers any TVCC Foundation Scholarship. Students are now able to email application and other required documentation.  Application is available in high school office. Deadline:  April 15
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Palestine Association of Realtors Scholarship
Student must graduate from Anderson County school and reside in Anderson County. Application must include at least one letter of recommendation,
verified acceptance at a college/university, and copy of transcript(s).  Applications available in high school office. Deadline:  May 1, 2018

William Bonner Ingram Scholarship
Students must fill out application and attach parent's income tax return, transcript(s), and FAFSA submission confirmation with resulting
Expected Family Contribution.  Scholarship must be hand delivered.  Deadline:  March 9, 2018
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Haverlah Foundation Scholarship
Applicant must be in the top 10% of graduating class and show involvement in extra-curricular and community activities.  Applications available in high school office.  Deadline:  April 6, 2018

Altrusa International of Anderson County, Inc.
Student must submit application, letter describing financial need, letter of recommendation from principal or counselor, letters of
recommendation from two additional people, copy of SAT/ACT scores.  Applications available in high school office.  Deadline:  March 31, 2018.

Anderson County Legal Professionals Association Scholarship
Two $1000 scholarships available.  Students must have at least a "B" average and submit application, letter stating why you would like to pursue a career in your chosen field,
letter from principal or counselor, and letter from two people who are not relatives.  Financial need is also considered. Applications available in high school office. Deadline:  April 13, 2018.

Anderson County Crawfish Boil Committee Scholarship
The applicant must reside in and attend school in Anderson County.  This scholarship is intended to reward those students who have participated in FFA or
4H Livestock Show programs during high school. Applications are available in high school office.  Deadline:  March 23, 2018.
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Palestine Rotary Club Scholarship
Applications available in high school office. Deadline:  April 6, 2018.

Anderson County A & M Club Scholarship
Complete application and include transcript and letters of recommendation (optional).  Applications available in high school office. Deadline:  April 27, 2018.

Texas Area Fund Foundation Scholarships
Visit the following link for more information.  http://www.txareafundfoundation.org/scholarship/
If you need assistance printing one of these applications, please see Ms. Tutt or Ms. Jones in the high school office. 
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National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution
William Findley Chapter Scholarship
Student must plan to attend college in Anderson County. Include (2) letters of recommendation, a photo, and high school transcript. Write a short
biography of yourself stating your special interests, career goals, and your reasons for pursuing higher education.  Applications in high school front office. Deadline:  April 30, 2018.

The Joye Gold Memorial Scholarship presented by Anderson County Republican Club
Student must reside in Anderson County, be accepted to accredited institution of higher learning, have conservative political views and
pursue a degree in Government or Political Science.  Applications available in high school front office. Deadline:  April 25, 2018.
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Concerned Citizens' Action Group of Anderson County, Inc. Scholarship
Applicant must write an essay (two pages or more double spaced).  The National Black History theme this year is:  African Americans in Times of War
Applications available in high school office. Deadline:  April 27, 2018 by 9:00 AM.

 Slocum First Baptist Church 
Open to students outside FBC membership.  Applications available in front office. Deadline:  May 1, 2018.

Palestine Junior Service League Scholarship
Applicant must have an "A" average. Applications available in high school office. Deadline:  May 4, 2018