Scholarship Page Explanation

Scholarships Updated May 15, 2017
Please contact Ms. Kim Tutt, School Counselor, @ ktutt@slocumisd.org if you have questions regarding scholarship information.

Sam Houston State University Honors & Elliot T. Bowers Scholarship
Applicant must attend SHSU, SAT Composite Score (CR + Math) of 1270 or above, or ACT Composite Score of 27 or above, or ranked in the 10% of their graduating class.

Ronald McDonald Scholarship Program
Visit rmhc.org for complete program details and eligibility requirements.  Deadline:  January 18, 2017

Texas Engineering Foundation Scholarship
Applicant must have GPA of 3.0 or higher, have scored at least a 620 in Math, a 580 in R/W on the SAT or a 29 in Math and a 25 in English on the ACT.
Applicant must enroll in ABET accredited engineering program and pursue a degree in Engineering.  See Ms. Tutt for more information and application.
Deadline:  January 13, 2017

Baylor University Carr P. Collins Scholars Program
Applicants must meet all admission requirements for Baylor University and score a composite of 1310 on SAT or 28 composite on ACT.  Applicant must also be in
the top quarter of their graduating class.  Other academic scholarships available for deserving students.  See Mrs. Tutt for more information and application process.
Deadline:  January 31, 2017

East Texas Professional Credit Union Scholarship Program
ETPCU Presidential Scholarship - Applicant or parent must be members of ETPCU and may pursue a degree in any related field.
ETPCU McLaughlin Scholarship - Applicant or parent must be members of ETPCU and must pursue degree in education.
Applications can be found in Mrs. Tutt's office.  Deadline:  March 1, 2017

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship
Applicant must have cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.5 or higher, SAT combined CR & Math score of 1200 or above and/or 26 or above on the ACT.  Applicant must demonstrate significant unmet financial need.  Applicant must show perseverance and leadership qualities.  This is an online scholarship and application process.  See Ms. Tutt for more information.  Deadline is late November.

Texas Farm Credit Ag Student of the Month 
& Marsha Martin Scholarship
Applicant must be member of FFA or 4H.  Student must plan to pursue an agriculture-related college degree.  Applications can be found in Ms. Tutt's office.
Deadline:  December 1, 2016

Texas Interscholastic League Foundation Scholarship
Applicant must have participated in STATE UIL Academic Meet.  Applicant must also plan to attend a college/university in Texas.  See Ms. Tutt for more details.
Applications taken from March 1, 2017 to May 12, 2017
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Texas Student Housing Scholarship
Applicant must attend college in Austin, Denton, or College Station.  Applications are available in Ms. Tutt's office.
Deadline:  January 31, 2017

Farm Bureau of Anderson County Scholarship
Applicant or applicant's parent must be member of Farm Bureau, student must be member of FFA/4H.   Applications available in Ms. Tutt's office.
Deadline:  March 1, 2017

Elkhart Masonic Lodge Scholarship
$1000, Applications available in Ms. Tutt's office.  Return applications to Ms. Tutt.
Deadline:  March 24, 2017
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Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo (HLSR) Scholarship
http://www.rodeohouston.com/Educational-Support/Scholars/Apply
Deadline for online admission:  February 6, 2017

Carter Bloodcare Scholarship
Must participate work/donate in at least two blood drives held at Slocum High School.  Have a GPA of 2.5 or higher.  Applications available in Ms. Tutt's office.
Deadline:  February 17, 2017

Texas Rural Electric Womans' Association (TREWA) Scholarship
Judging is based on leadership qualities, career focus, personal need, energy awareness, essay content, and general knowledge of rural electric program.  Student will submit application, three letters of recommendation, a current photo, and a current cooperative electric bill.  Applications available in Ms. Tutt's office.
Deadline:  March 15, 2017 

Anderson County Youth Livestock Association
Application serves Boston Porter Memorial Scholarship, Jim Bishop Memorial Scholarship, ACYLA Scholarship, and Rodeo Scholarship
All applicants must reside in and attend school within Anderson County and must have participated in FFA or 4-H at least two years of the four years of high school.
Applicants must be available for mandatory interview on April 2, 2017 at 3:00 PM.  Applications available in Ms. Tutt's office. Deadline:  March 24, 2017

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Palestine Association of Realtors Scholarship
Anderson County student and the following criteria considered:  academic standing, financial need, involvement in school organizations and/or extra-curricular activities,
community involvement, and evidence of leadership qualities.  Applications available in Ms. Tutt's office. Deadline:  May 1, 2017

PFK Scholarship
Applications available in Ms. Tutt's office. Deadline to return application to Ms. Tutt, May 1, 2017.

Anderson County Retired Teachers Association Scholarship
Anderson County graduating senior who is planning to attend a teacher training program after graduation.
Essay required, "Why I am choosing teaching as a career?"  Applications available in Ms. Tutt's office.  Deadline:  April 25, 2017.

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Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 991 Scholarship
Vietnam Veteran in your family. Include letter of personal need, letters of recommendation, and veteran's DD-214.  Applications available in Ms. Tutt's office. Deadline:  April 21, 2017

Palestine Lion's Club
(3) $1000 scholarships available. If you receive this scholarship, you may be able to continue getting this each year of college.  
Must attend school in Anderson County, graduate in 2017, and plan to attend college/university or trade school.  Applications available in Ms. Tutt's office.
Deadline:  April 25, 2017

Houston County Electric Coop Scholarship
Applications available in Ms. Tutt's office. Must have electricity through HCEC.  Deadline:  March 15, 2017

Southeastern States Pupil Transportation Conference
Buster Bynum Education Scholarship
Parent(s) must make less than $75,000, Parent(s) must be an active employee in public school transportation during the past three years. This includes school bus drivers, aides, monitors, and mechanics. 
The student has at least a 3.0 and will graduate 2017.  Applications available in Ms. Tutt's office.  Deadline:  May 19, 2017.

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Anderson County Legal Professionals Association Scholarship
high school senior, at least "B" average, show need for scholarship, letters of recommendation, and
letter stating why you would like to pursue a career in your chosen field.  Applications available in Ms. Tutt's office. Deadline:  March 31, 2017

Because History Matters Scholarship
This scholarship is given by Brookshire's. See Ms. Tutt for more information. Deadline:  February 22, 2017

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Cars of Palestine Scholarship
Must have 3.0 or higher GPA and show financial need for scholarship. Applications available in Ms. Tutt's office. Deadline:  May 1, 2017

Harry A. Haverlah Foundation Scholarship
Must be in top 10% of graduating class, worked hard to achieve goals, involved in extra-curricular activities, and show involvement in the community.
All applicants must supply the scholarship committee with (4) copies of their application.  Deadline:  April 7, 2017

Neches River Runners Associaton Scholarship
Students must plan to attend TVCC Palestine campus.  Applications available in Ms. Tutt's office. Deadline:  First week of May

Northeast Texas County & District Clerks' Region VI Scholarship
Applications available in Ms. Tutt's office.  Deadline:  May 1, 2017

Delta Kappa Gamma Scholarship Award
Student must enter teaching field.  Applications available in Ms. Tutt's office.  Deadline:  April 10, 2017
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GROW TEXAS Scholarship 
Student must be interested in pursuing Agricultural related field.  Applications available in Ms. Tutt's office. Deadline:  April 1, 2017


Texas Nursery & Landscape Association
Education and Research Foundation Scholarship
Student must plan to major in Horticulture.  Applications available in Ms. Tutt's office.  Deadline:  May 1, 2017

Altrusa of Anderson County Scholarship
Student must have at least a "B" average.  Applications available in Ms. Tutt's office.  Deadline:  March 31, 2017

Scottish Rite Library & Museum Scholarship
Visit www.dallasscottishrite.org  for application.  Deadline:  March 30, 2017

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Rotary Club Scholarship
Given by the Rotary Club of Palestine. Applications available in Ms. Tutt's office.  Deadline:  April 7, 2017

Palestine Regional Medical Center
Students must reside in hospital service area. Student must plan to pursue health care related career. Applications available in Ms. Tutt's office. Deadline:  April 14, 2017

Texas Builder's Foundation
Student must plan to pursue building, construction, or engineering related career.  Applications can be found at TexasBuildersFoundation.org  Deadline:  April 28, 2017

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ACYLA Crawfish Boil Scholarship
Student must have participated in FFA or 4H Livestock Show programs.  Student must reside in Anderson County.  Applications are available in Ms. Tutt's office.   Deadline:  April 1, 2017

National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, William Findley Chapter Scholarship
Student must plan to attend college in Anderson County.  Applications available in Ms. Tutt's office. Deadline:  April 30, 2017.

Connor Walsh Memorial Foundation Scholarship
Student must be a resident of Anderson County and have a 3.0 GPA or higher.  This scholarship is given in memory of Connor Walsh.  
Applications available in Ms. Tutt's office. Deadline:  May 1, 2017

Palestine Junior Service League Scholarship
Student must be resident of Anderson County and have an "A" average.  Applications available in Ms. Tutt's office.  Deadline:  April 28, 2017

The Joye Gold Memorial Scholarship presented by Anderson County Republican Club
$1000 Scholarship for a student pursuing a degree in Government or Political Science
Applications available in Ms. Tutt's office. Deadline:  April 25, 2017

Texas Hospitality Association Scholarship
Design a poster to be used in the fight against underage drinking.  More information can be found in Ms. Tutt's office. Deadline:  May 5, 2017

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The Charlie Bobbitt Memorial Team Roping Scholarship
Five scholarships in the amount of $600 each will be awarded.  Must be graduating high school senior and attending college or trade school.  Applications available in Ms. Tutt's office.  Deadline:  May 10, 2017

Slocum First Baptist Church
Scholarship will be sent directly to college/university financial aid office.  Committee will consider financial need of applicant, level of church activity, and
academic performance and potential.  Applications available in Ms. Tutt's office.  Deadline:  May 1, 2017

Doyle Marshall Memorial Scholarship
Students will attach an official transcript, resume, and essay describing how you have shown kindness and generosity toward others.  Applications available in Ms. Tutt's office.  Deadline:  May 1, 2017

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Josh Wilson Memorial Scholarship
Given in memory of Josh Wilson. Applications available in Ms. Tutt's office.  Deadline May 15, 2017