SCHOLARSHIPS

     IMPORTANT NOTICE:  Please be aware of all scholarship deadlines.  Each deadline is strictly enforced.  Make sure you get any supporting documentation to portable 16 by the Dobie deadline, not the scholarship deadline.  Official transcripts must be requested BEFORE the application deadline.  Items that need to be processed through College Now take at least 5 days to  be processed and mailed on time.  Deadline submissions can not be guaranteed if the Dobie deadline has not been met.  
     
     
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    SCHOLARSHIPS:   Clutch Prep Scholarship    
                                            Apply:            https://www.clutchprep.com/scholarships
                                            Due:               July 31, 2018 
                                            Amount:         $750
                                            Eligibility/requirements:
                • Graduating high school senior
                • Enroll in a 2-4 year accredited college or university 
                • Permanent legal U.S. 
                                            HAHMP Sylvan Rodriguez Scholarship   
                                            Apply:            www.hahmp.com
                                            Due:               July 2, 2018 
                                            Amount:         $3,000
                                            Eligibility/requirements:
                • Graduating high school senior
                • High school transcript
                • Must be pursuing a career as print, photo, broadcast, online journalist or in public relations
                • Recent W2 forms
                • Two letters of recommendation
                • One-page resume
                • An autobiographical essay or video
                • Must plan to attend as full-time student at a community college or university
 
                                            Vietnamese American Scholarship Foundation   
                                            Apply:            www.vietscholarships.org/scholarships.html
                                            Due:               June 24, 2018 
                                            Eligibility/requirements:
                • Graduating high school senior
                • Must be of Vietnamese descent
                • High school transcript (unofficial is accepted)
                • Resume
                • Essay
                • Recommendation letter    
                • There are four scholarships, please read carefully for the specific requirements for each.                                  
                                           
                                        
                                            Aspiring Nurse Scholarship   
                                            Apply:             https://www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com
                                            Due:               August 31, 2018     
                                            Amount           $1,000
                                            Eligibility/requirements:
                • Graduating senior
                • A track record of academic excellence, particularly in science and mathematics
                • A passion for the nursing profession and the overall field of healthcare
                • Plan to pursue college education in nursing, including LPN/LVN, ADN, and BSN program
                • 500 word essay


                                            Divorce Matters Scholarship    
                                            Apply:            https://www.divorce-matters.com/#divorce-scholarship
                                            Due:               May 31, 2018 
                                            Amount:         $2,500
                                            Eligibility/requirements:
                • Graduating high school senior
                • U.S. citizen or legal resident
                • Copy of transcript
                • Letter of recommendation (optional)
                • Resume (optional)
                • Attend a 4-year or 2-year college/university in the Fall of 2018
                • Essay
                • Must have been personally affected by divorce
                                          
                                            Accuplan Scholarship    
                                            Apply:            https://www.accuplan.net/scholarship-promo.htm
                                            Due:               May 31, 2018 
                                            Amount:         $2,000
                                            Eligibility/requirements:
                • Graduating high school senior
                • Legal U.S. resident
                • 30-second video, explaining what you would like to do once you retire and what you can do now to be ready for retirement
 





   ____________________EXPIRED SCHOLARSHIPS_________________________________________________EXPIRED SCHOLARSHIPS____________________                                           
                                            Alyta Harrell Outstanding Student Scholarship    
                                            Apply:            https://docs.google.com/forms/d/19QrJnXlCd9cQr2SZD0GAS-YtISqAS7QYVOcy4iyerho/edit
                                            Due:               May 4, 2018 
                                            Eligibility/requirements:
                • Graduating high school senior
                • Must have attended Beverly Hills Intermediate

                                            South Belt Area Sports Association Scholarship    
                                            Apply:            Paper copy in P-16/Counseling Center/College Connection table
                                            Due:               May 18, 2018 to P-16 
                                            Amount:         $1,000
                                            Eligibility/requirements:
                • Graduating high school senior
                • High school transcript
                • Must have completed a minimum of three seasons in any of the six youth sports leagues supported by the SBASA
                • Must be in satisfactory standing in both attendance and academics
                • Must exhibit good citizenship, character and community involvement
                • Must enroll  in a minimum of 12 class hours at an accredited institution
                • Include senior portrait

                                            University Housing Scholarship   
                                            Apply:            http://www.atlantichousing.org/university_housing_scholarship
                                            Due:               April 30, 2018 for Fall and October 30, 2018 for Spring 
                                            Eligibility/requirements:
                • Student must attend a university in Denton, Huntsville or San Marcos, Texas as a full-time student and reside at an Atlantic Housing property
                • Complete application process with supporting documentation
                • High school transcript
                • Must maintain a 2.5 GPA
                • Two letters of recommendation 
                • Essay
                • Copy of most recent tax return
                • Family Gross Income (1040 Tax Return) must be less than 100% of HUD established medium income level for the city/county of residence
                                          
                                            GHCF Community Impact Scholarship    
                                            Apply:            www.ghcfscholar.org
                                            Due:               April 20, 2018 
                                            Amount:         $20,000/payable over 4 yrs
                                            Eligibility/requirements:
                • Graduating high school senior
                • Minimum 2.75 on a 4.0 scale
                • Must plan to attend a 2 or 4-year public college or university in the greater Houston area
                • Must have been directly impacted (high school or family residence dislocated) by Hurricane Harvey
 
                                          
                                            Scott D. Williams Memorial Scholarship    
                                            Apply:            Paper copy in P-16/Counseling Center/College Connection table
                                            Due:               May 4, 2018 to P-16 
                                            Amount:         $500
                                            Eligibility/requirements:
                • Graduating high school senior
                • Unofficial transcript accepted
                • Two letters of recommendation
                • Minimum 3.0 GPA 
                • Essay
                • Photo
                • Must be a member of the Dobie Band for junior and senior year or a journalism student for junior and senior year
                • Must enroll in an accredited institution, either a 2-year college, a 4-year college or a technical/vocational school
                                              
                                           
                                            GHRA High School Hospitality & Culinary Arts Scholarship    
                                            Apply:            www.ghra.com/education/sub-nav-3
                                            Due:               April 20, 2018 , the deadline has been extended from April 1st to April 20th.
                                            Amount:         $500 - $2,500
                                            Eligibility/requirements:
                • Graduating high school senior
                • Official transcript (request to be mailed minimum 5 days before deadline)
                • 2 letters of recommendation 
                • Texas resident
                • Demonstrate leadership and a good general job history
                • Must be enrolled in food service or hospitality program.
                           
                             "Every Drop Counts" Earth Science Scholarship    
                             Apply:            Paper copy in P-16/Counseling Center/College Connection table, also at http://www.nestle-watersna.com/Content/Documents/pdfs/Ozarka_Every_Drop_Counts_Application_2018.pdf
                                            Due:               May 18, 2018 
                                            Amount:         $10,000
                                            Eligibility/requirements:
                • Graduating high school senior
                • Must be a U.S. citizen and a Texas resident
                • High school transcript
                • Essay
                • Minimum 3.0 GPA 
                • Plan to pursue an Earth/Environmental Sciences degree at an accredited four-year college or university
 
                             Karl and Elizabeth Kruse Memorial Scholarship    
                                            Apply:            Paper copy in P-16/Counseling Center/College Connection table
                                            Due:               April 6, 2018 
                                            Amount:         $1,000
                                            Eligibility/requirements:
                • Graduating high school senior
                • Minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale
                • Pursuing post-secondary studies in a health career program
                • Resume (optional)
                • Essay
                • Two recommendation letters
                • Transcript, unofficial accepted
                            
                             The American Legion Riders Scholarship    
                                                         Apply:            Paper copy in P-16/Counseling Center/College Connection table
                                            Due:               April 13, 2018 
                                            Amount:         $2,500
                                            Eligibility/requirements:
                • Graduating high school senior
                • Must be the child, legally adopted child, or grandchild of an active duty, retired, or former military service member
                • Plan to attend either full or part-time college or university, or other technical or trade school
                • Essay
                                           
                                            Pasadena I.S.D. Police Officers Association Scholarship    
                                            Apply:            Paper copy in P-16/Counseling Center/College Connection table 
                                            Due:               April 27, 2018 to P-16  
                                            Amount:         $1,000
                                            Eligibility/requirements:
                • Graduating high school senior
                • Minimum 3.25 GPA
                • Transcript
                • Essay
                • Two letters of recommendation
                • Must plan to enroll as a full-time college student
                                           
                                            Nathan C. Fritsch Memorial Scholarship    
                                            Apply:            Paper copy in P-16/Counseling Center/College Connection table 
                                            Due:               March 27, 2018 to P-16  
                                            Amount:          $1,000
                                            Eligibility/requirements:
                • Graduating high school senior
                • Transcript, unofficial is accepted
                • Two recommendation letters
                • U. S. citizen and native Texas
                • Minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale
                • Personal essay
                • Plan to pursue Education or Criminal Justice at a post-secondary institution 
                                           
                                            Hanna Timmons Scholarship 2018    
                                            Apply:            Paper copy in P-16/Counseling Center/College Connection table 
                                            Due:               April 9, 2018 to P-16  
                                            Amount:          $500
                                            Eligibility/requirements:
                • Graduating high school senior
                • Transcript
                • Essay
                • Must be pursuing a career in education
                                           
                                            PrimeWay Federal Credit Union Scholarship    
                                            Apply:            Paper copy in P-16/Counseling Center/College Connection table or at www.primewayfcu.com/scholarships
                                            Due:               March 30, 2018 to P-16  
                                            Amount:         $2,500
                                            Eligibility/requirements:
                • Graduating senior
                • Official transcript
                • Minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale
                • Enroll at an accredited college/university or vocational/trade school for the Fall of 2018 semester
                • Letter of recommendation
                • Essay
                • Letter of acceptance from college, university or trade school
                            
                             Hispanic Health Coalition Scholarship    
                                            Apply:            Paper copy in P-16/Counseling Center/College Connection table
                                            Due:               March 19, 2018 to P-16  
                                            Amount:         up to $2,000   
                                            Eligibility:
                • Graduating high school senior
                • Be of Latino heritage
                • Minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
                • Official transcript
                • Essay
                • Two letters of recommendation
                • Copy of college acceptance letter 
                • Plan to enroll full-time at a two or four year U.S. accredited institution 
                • Pursue an associate's or bachelor's degree in the health professions field
                                            
                                            Houston Hispanic Architects & Engineers Scholarship           
                                            Apply:            Paper copy in P-16/Counseling Center/College Connection table or at www.hhae.org
                                            Due:              March 23, 2018, March 19, 2018 to P-16 if mailing through College Now office  
                                            Amount:         $2,000 (single-year scholarship) or $8,000 (multi-year scholarship)   
                                            Eligibility:
                • Graduating senior
                • Legally residing Hispanic Houston area student
                • High school transcript
                • Essay
                • Three letters of recommendation
                • Pursuing degree in the fields of architecture, engineering or surveying
                                            
                                            Pasadena Strawberry Festival Scholarship    
                                            Apply:            Paper copy in P-16/Counseling Center/College Connection table or at www.strawberryfest.org
                                            Due:              March 19, 2018 to P-16  
                                            Amount:         $1,500 - $2,000  
                                            Eligibility:
                • Graduating high school senior
                • Minimum 3.0 GPA 
                • U.S. citizen
                • Official transcript
                • Two essays
                • Demonstrate interest and participation in cultural, academic, or charitable organiztions
                • Recommendation letter (optional)
                                            
                                            Richard Moore Elementary Scholarship    
                                            Apply:            Paper copy in P-16/Counseling Center/College Connection table
                                            Due:              April 13, 2018 to P-16   
                                            Eligibility/requirements:
                • Graduating high school senior
                • Must have attended Moore Elementary for 3rd and 4th grade
                • Student essay
                • Photograph
                                            
                                            Bay Area A&M Club Scholarship    
                                            Apply:            Paper copy of application requirements in P-16
                                            Due:              March 26, 2018 to P-16  
                                            Amount:         $1,500  
                                            Eligibility:
                • Graduating high school senior 
                • Accepted to Texas A&M - College Station or Texas A&M Galveston for fall of 2018 semester
                • U.S. citizen   
                                           
                                            The Dream.US National Scholarship    
                                            Apply:            http://www.thedream.us/scholarships/national-scholarship/
                                            Due:               March 1, 2018  
                                            Amount:         Up to $14,500 for an associate's degree and up to $29,000 for a bachelor's degree   
                                            Eligibility/requirements
                • Graduating high school senior
                • Minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale
                • Two essays
                • One letter of reference
                • Official or unofficial transcript
                • Demonstrate financial need (DO NOT have to upload any financial records)
                • Intend to enroll full-time in an associate's or bachelor's degree program at one of TheDream.US Partner Colleges no later than Spring of 2019
                • Have a DACA or TPS status  or meet our immigration eligibility criteria
                • Are eligible for in-state tuition at the Partner College you want to attend
                                            
                                            Tilman White Scholarship Fund    
                                            Apply:            Paper copy (P-16/Counseling Center/College Connection table)
                                            Due:               April 26, 2018 to P-16 
                                            Amount:         $600 *each semester for four years    
                                            Eligibility/requirements:
                • Graduating senior
                • High school transcript
                • Major in the field of education
                • Letter of recommendation from a high school staff member
                • College acceptance letter with ID No.
                • Personal essay about personal and educational goals
                                            
                                            Dr. Van Phan - 2018 South-Belt Chamber of Commerce    
                                            Apply:                         Dr. Van Phan Scholarship Application
                                                Scholarship criteria:     Dr. Van Phan Scholarship Criteria and Questions--$1000
                                            Due:                            March 23, 2018 online application, March 19, 2018 supporting documents to P-16 if uploading or mailing through College Now office 
                                            Amount:                      $1000   
                                            Eligibility/requirements:
                • Graduating Dobie senior
                • U.S. citizen
                • Minimum 3.0 GPA 
                • Photo
                • Official high school transcript
                • Two letters of recommendation    
                • Possible interview
                                            
                                            Making a Difference - Sally Mitchell Scholarship    
                                            Apply:                         Making a Difference Scholarship Application
                                                Scholarship criteria:     Making a Difference-Sally Mitchell Scholarship Criteria and Questions--$500
                                            Due:                            March 23, 2018 online application, March 19, 2018 supporting documents to P-16 if uploading or mailing through College Now office 
                                            Amount:                      $500   
                                            Eligibility/requirements:
                • Graduating Dobie senior
                • U.S. citizen
                • Minimum 3.0 GPA 
                • Photo
                • Official high school transcript
                • Two letters of recommendation     
                • Possible interview
                                            
                                            Capital Farm Credit Scholarship   
                                            Apply:            2018 CFC Scholarship Application.pdf
                                            Due:               February 22, 2018 to P-16, if mailing through College Now office  
                                            Amount:         $1,000   
                                            Eligibility/requirements:
                • Graduating senior
                • High school transcript
                • One or two letters of recommendation
                • 100 - 200 word essay
                • Plan to attend an accredited vocational or technical school, college or university and maintain full time status 
                • Demonstrate tentative educational plan and goals, related to fields in agriculture, education or natural resources
                                            
                                            Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Scholarship    
                                            Apply:            LMACApplicationForScholarship.docx
                                            Due:               March 5, 2018 to P-16     
                                            Eligibility/requirements:
                • Graduating African-American high school senior
                • Official high school transcript
                • Two letters of recommendation
                • College acceptance letter, if available
                • Plan to attend college full-time, at least 12 semester  hours, in the Fall or Spring semester following high school graduation
                • 4.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale
                • Essay
                                            
                                            IDA Scholarship    
                                            Apply:            IDA 2018 Scholarship App.docx 
                                            Due:               March 1, 2018     
                                            Amount           $2,500
                                            Eligibility/requirements:
                • Graduating high school senior
                • High school transcript
                • Strong academic performance
                • Consideration given to extracurricular activities, community service, research, and economic hardship 
                • Essay - 500 words max on future plans and why IDA should award the scholarship to the applicant
                                            
                                            City of Houston Scholarship Contest   
                                            Apply:             www.cohemployeenews.com/essay-contest
                                            Due:               March 19, 2018     
                                            Amount           Up to $2,000
                                            Eligibility/requirements:
                • Graduating senior
                • Essay, 500 words or less on how you would make the city even stronger if you were a city employee. Must refer to a specific city job
   
                                            Leigh Ledford Memorial Scholarship    
                                            Apply:             Paper copy (P-16/Counseling Center/College Connection table)
                                            Due:               April 12, 2018 to P-16    
                                            Amount           $500
                                            Eligibility/requirements:
                • Graduating Dobie senior
                • Official transcript
                • Must have been enrolled in orchestra classes at Beverly Hills I.S. for two years and at Dobie H.S. for four years
                • Must enroll as a full-time student (12 hours) in an accredited two-year or four-year college or university
                • Maintained a satisfactory record of achievement at Dobie H.S. and exhibit outstanding character and citizenship
                • Essay
                • Photo
                • Interview

                                            Texas Builders Foundation Scholarship
                                            Apply:             texasbuildersfoundation.org (auto-fill and print or print and complete in legible handwriting) 
                                            Due:               March 23, 2018 to P-16    
                                            Eligibility/requirements:  
                • Graduating senior
                • Official transcript
                • Three letters of recommendation in sealed envelope
                • Accepted or enrolled for Fall semester in a Texas technical/trade school or community college/university and must be pursuing a construction related trade certification or construction degree
                • Demonstrate an interest in obtaining employment in the construction industry or a construction related field upon graduation
  
                                            Austin Jay Childs Memorial Scholarship    
                                            Apply:             Paper copy (P-16/Counseling Center/College Connection table)
                                            Due:               April 16, 2018 to P-16    
                                            Eligibility/requirements:
                • Dobie graduating senior
                • Current member of Texas FFA and in good standing for at least two years
                • Meet criteria for furthering education
                • Demonstrate leadership and character through extracurricular and community activities and achievement
                • Two letters of recommendation
                • Official high school transcript
                • Essay
                • Photo
                                             
                                             Jacques DeMolay Lodge Scholarship    
                                             Apply:            Paper copy (P-16/Counseling Center/College Connection table), also download at http://www.jd1390.org
                                             Due:               March 23, 2018 to P-16
                                             Amount:         $1,500    
                                             Eligibility/requirements:
                • Graduating senior
                • Official transcript
                • Minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale
                • Two letters of recommendation
                • Copy of SAT/ACT score report
                • Must be enrolled or plan to enroll in an accredited college or university
                • Essay
                                             
                                             Frazier Elementary Scholarship     
                                             Apply:            Paper copy (P-16/Counseling Center/College Connection table)
                                             Due:               March 9, 2018 to P-16
                                             Amount:         $500 - $1,000    *offering eight scholarships 
                                             Eligibility/requirements:
                • Graduating senior
                • Must have attended Frazier Elementary in 3rd and 4th grade
                • Must be a good citizen
                • Personal  statement
                                                                                                      
                                             PAEOP Reimbursable Scholarship    
                                             Apply:            Paper copy (P-16/Counseling Center/College Connection table)
                                             Due:               March 30, 2018 to P-16
                                             Amount:         $500 per semester for up to 4 semesters
                                             Eligibility/requirements:
                • Graduating senior
                • Unofficial transcript
                • Two letters of recommendation
                • Essay
                • Must be attending San Jacinto College in the Fall of 2018
                                             
                                             Ford Driving Dreams Scholarship   
                                             Apply:            www.forddrivingdreams.com
                                             Due:               February 12, 2018 online application, February 8, 2018 supporting documents to P-16
                                             Amount:         $2,000
                                             Eligibility/requirements:
                • Graduating senior
                • Official transcript
                • One letter of recommendation
                • SAT minimum of 1050 or ACT minimum of 20, copy of SAT/ACT score report
                • 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale or equivalent
                • Planning to pursue a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in the U.S. in the Fall of 2018
                • Student essay
                • Attend a mandatory awards reception in May if selected
                                                
                                             Hope Scholarship    
                                             Apply:            Paper copy (P-16/Counseling Center/College Connection table)
                                             Due:               March 8, 2018 to P-16 *due date has been updated 
                                             Eligibility/requirements:
                • Graduating Dobie senior
                • Must have experienced the death of a parent or sibling
                • Official transcript
                • Two letters of recommendation
                • Plan on attending college or technical school
                • Community service essay 
                • Two Essays
                • Photograph
                                             
                                             Atkinson Elementary PTO Scholarship   
                                             Apply:            Paper copy (P-16/Counseling Center/College Connection table)
                                             Due:               March 7, 2018 to P-16
                                             Amount:          $500   
                                             Eligibility/requirements:
                • Graduating Dobie senior
                • Attended at least two years at Atkinson Elementary (one being 4th grade)
                • Maintained satisfactory record of achievement while in high school
                • Exhibit good citizenship and good character
                • Official transcript
                • Must enroll in an accredited institution, either a 2-year college, a 4-year college, or a technical/vocational school
                • Senior picture

                                             Dobie Hall of Honor Scholarship   
                                             Apply:            Paper copy available in the AP's office and P-16
                                             Due:               February 5, 2018 to Ms. Valencia in the AP's office
                                             Amount:         $1,000, renewable for 4 semsters
                                             Eligibility/requirements:
                • Graduating Dobie senior
                • Applied to a college or technical school for 2018-2019 school year
                • Three letters of reference
                                             
                                             Hall of Fame Scholarship   
                                             Apply:            Paper copy (P-16/Counseling Center/College Connection table)
                                             Due:               March 19, 2018 to P-16 *due date has been updated
                                             Amount:         $2,500
                                             Eligibility/requirements:
                • Graduating PISD high school senior
                • Must have completed two concurrent years at a PISD High School
                • Minimum 2.5 GPA at the end of 1st semester of 2017-2018 
                • Athletic participation
                • Sportsmanship on and off the field
                • Actively pursued admission to a tuition-based college or career training program
                • Two letters of recommendation
                • Official transcript
                                             
                                             2018 Vinson & Elkins Diversity Scholarship    
                                             Apply:            Paper copy (P-16/Counseling Center/College Connection table), www.velaw.com >Who We Are >Diversity & Inclusion
                                             Due:               March 26, 2018 to P-16
                                             Amount:         $10,000
                                             Eligibility/requirements:
                • Graduating high school senior
                • Member of a racial/ethnic group and/or identify as a member of the LGBT
                • Student essay
                • Resume
                • Financial Aid applications
                • Two letters of recommendation
                • Official transcript
                                             
                                             Marines Semper Fidelis All-American Program   
                                             Apply:            https://sfaap.marines.com/                
                                             Due:               January 31, 2018
                                             Eligibility/requirements:
                • Be a junior in high school
                • Have a 3.5 or higher GPA on a 4.0 scale, or equivalent
                • Be active in community service
                • Play a competitive sport
                • Hold a student or community leadership position 
                                              
                                            The Christopher E. Williams Memorial Leadership Scholarship   
                                             Apply:            BY INVITATION ONLY (application mailed to eligible students)
                                             Due:               April 6, 2018 to P-16
                                             Eligibility/requirements:
                • Minimum 4.5 GPA on a 5.0 scale
                                            
                                             Houston Relocation Professionals 2018 Scholarship    
                                             Apply:            Paper copy (P-16/Counseling Center/College Connection table), also available at www.HoustonReloPros.org/page-1458669
                                             Due:               February 8, 2018 to P-16
                                             Amount:         $2,500
                                             Eligibility/requirements:
                • Graduating senior
                • Minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale or equivalent on a different scale
                • Extra-curricular activities
                • Student essay
                • Must have relocated more than 50 miles and changed schools between 9-12 grade due to their family's relocation

                                            TAGT Scholarship Programs    
                                            Apply:             www.txgifted.org
                                                     Due:                February 23, 2018
                                            Amount:           $400 - $2,500 
                                            Eligibility:
                • Must be currently identified as gifted and receiving services in a gifted program
                                             
                                             Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated Scholarship   
                                             Apply:            Paper copy (P-16/Counseling Center/College Connection table)
                                             Due:               February 22, 2018 to P-16
                                             Eligibility/requirements:
                • Graduating seniors
                • Official transcript (mailed by registrar in sealed envelope to address listed on scholarship)
                • Two letters of recommendation
                • GPA minimum of 2.7
                • Minimum 30 hours of community service
                • Accepted to a 2-year or 4-year degree-seeking program
                • Student essay
                • Interview for a select group of candidates
                                            
                                            Gilbert & Sullivan Society of Houston SCHOLARSHIP FOR VOICE STUDENTS   
                                             Apply:            Paper copy (P-16/Counseling Center/College Connection table)
                                             Due:               March 2, 2018 to P-16
                                             Amount:         $500 (may be increased up to $1,600) for 2018-2019 academic year
                                             Eligibility/requirements:
                •  Graduating seniors
                •  Official transcript
                •  Two letters of recommendation
                •  Transcript must indicate B average or above
                •  Plan on being a full-time student at a college or university
                •  Photograph    
                •  Major in an area of vocal performance
                •  Personal statement
                •  Resume of vocal performance experience
                •  Cassette or CD of a three-minute song or aria or an audio file emailed
                             
                                             Gilbert & Sullivan Society of Houston SCHOLARSHIP/INTERNSHIP FOR TECHNICAL THEATRE   
                                             Apply:            Paper copy (P-16/Counseling Center/College Connection table)
                                             Due:               March 2, 2018 to P-16
                                             Amount:         $1,600 for 2018-2019 academic year
                                             Eligibility/requirements:
              •  Graduating seniors
              •  Official transcript
              •  Two letters of recommendation
              •  Transcript must indicate B average or above
              •  Plan on being a full-time student at a college or university
              •  Photograph  
              •  Personal statement  
              •  Resume of technical  theatre experience 
              •  Applicant must work all rehearsals and performances
              •  Must be a serious student of theatre/technical theatre 
                                            
                                            2018 Ron Carter Clear Lake Achievers Scholarship    
                                            Apply:            Paper copy (P-16/Counseling Center/College Connection table), also at www.roncarterclearlake.com under "Community Involvement" tab
                                            Due:               Now through April 15, 2018 to P16
                                            Amount:         $1,000
                                            Eligibility/requirements:
              • Graduating seniors
              • Official transcript
              • Two letters of recommendation
              • Be a U.S. citizen
              • GPA minimum of 3.0 on a 4 pt scale
              • Community service
              • Plan on attending a 2yr or 4yr college 
              • Student essay
              • Photograph                           
                                            
                                            Tunesia Benard Minority Engineering Scholarship   
                                                          Apply:            Paper copy (P-16/Counseling Center/College Connection table)
                                             Due:             January 25, 2018 to P-16
                                             Amount:        $500
                                             Eligibility/requirements:
              • Graduating senior
              • Official transcript
              • 3 letters of recommendation
              • African American female
              • Rank in the top 10%
              • 4.5 GPA on a 5 pt scale
              • Community involvement and demonstrate leadership
              • Major in or obtain a bachelor of Science in Engineering
              • Photo
              • Interview (for finalist)
              • Demonstrate financial need
 
                                            General High School Community Scholarship  
                                            Apply:            Paper copy (P-16/Counseling Center/College Connection table)
                                            Due:               January 25, 2018 to P-16
                                            Amount:         $1,500
                                            Eligibility/requirements:
              • Graduating senior
              • Official transcript
              • 3 letters of recommendation
              • Be in the top 25% of class
              • Community involvement and demonstrate leadership
              • Photo
              • Interview (for finalist)
              • Demonstrate financial need
                                             
                                             Conditional Grant Program  
                                                          Apply:                  Paper copy (P-16/Counseling Center/College Connection table)
                                             Due:               February 22, 2018 to P-16
                                             Amount:         $3,000 max per semester 
                                             Eligibility/requirements:
              • Graduating senior
              • Official transcript
              • Texas resident and eligible to work in the United States
              • SAT minimum of 900 / ACT minimum of 21
              • 3.0 GPA on a 4 pt scale
              • Plan to attend a four year college/university as a full-time student
              • Major in civil engineering or a department approved operational business discipline
              • Student essay
              • Agree to work two years for TxDOT immediately following receipt of baccalaureate degree
                                             
                                             Out for Education 2018 Scholarship  
                              Apply:            Paper copy (P-16/Counseling Center/College Connection table)
                              Due:               February 21, 2018 to P-16
                                             Amount:         $1,000
                                             Eligibilty/requirements:
              • Graduating senior
              • Identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender
              • Official transcript
              • Community involvement
              • Two letters of recommendation
              • Essay
              • Resume
              • Demonstrate financial need
              • Interview for finalist
 
                                            Dobie Coca-Cola Scholarship  
                                            Apply:             Paper copy (P-16/Counseling Center/College Connection table)
                                            Due:                March 30, 2018 to P-16
                                            Amount:          $500
                                            Eligibility/requirements:
              • J. Frank Dobie High School senior graduating in spring of 2018
              • 3.0 grade point average minimum
              • Community service and extra-curricular activities
              • Must plan on attending a 2 or 4 year college or university full-time
              • Essay on personal goals 
              • 2 letters of  recommendation
              • Official transcript 
                                            
                                            Zeta Omega Grant-in-Aid Scholarship
                                            Apply:             Paper copy (P-16/Counseling Center/College Connection table)
                                            Due:                March 26, 2018 to P-16
                                            Amount:          $500
                                            Eligibility/requirements:
              • Graduating high school senior
              • Female
              • Official transcript
              • 2 letters of recommendation
              • Must attend an accredited college or university and be enrolled for a minimum of 12 hours a semester
              • Major in education or a related field
              • Photo   
                                            
                                            USDA/1890 National Scholars Program
                                            Apply:             Paper copy (P-16/Counseling Center/College Connection table)
                                            Due:                January 24, 2018 to P-16
                                            Amount:          Full tuition
                                            Eligibility/requirements:
              • Graduating high school senior
              • Official transcript
              • Be a U.S. citizen
              • SAT combined verbal/math/written score of 1080 or ACT composite score of 21
              • 3.0 GPA on a 4 pt scale
              • Have been accepted for admission at one of the nineteen 1890 Historically Black Land Grant Universities
              • Demonstrate leadership and community service
              • Student essay
                                            
                                            2018 Natural Disaster Relief Scholarship   
                                            As a small way to help, Baylor has launched a new scholarship for students who were directly impacted by a natural disaster this year. Please click on                                                        the link below "Fill out this form as soon as possible to see if you’re eligible". If you are accepted to Baylor, they will review your scholarship eligibility and                                                                    follow up with you upon your acceptance. Funds will be distributed on a first come, first served basis. 
                                
                                                         Apply:                 Fill out this form as soon as possible to see if you’re eligible
                                                         Due:                 Offer will close on February 1, 2018
                                            Amount:          Up to $7,500

                                            
                                            ACET Scholarship  
                                            Apply:            Paper copy (P-16/Counseling Center/College Connection table), electronic template available at www.acetx.org
                                            Due:               February 2, 2018 to P-16
                                            Amount:         $1,000
                                            Eligibility/requirements:
              • Have participated at least two years in a federal or state funded compensatory program
              • Graduating high school senior 
              • Official transcript
              • 2 letters of recommendation 
                                            
                                            The Cause Foundation Educational Scholarship  
                                            Apply:             Paper copy (P-16/Counseling Center/College Connection table), also download at www.causefoundation.org
                                                Due:                January 19, 2018 to P-16
                                                Amount:          $2,000
                                                Eligibility/requirements:                
              • Houston area high school senior
              • Official transcript
              • 3 letters of recommendation
              • Essay
              • Resume
              • Minimum 14 hours documented community service
                                            
                                            The Jackie Robinson Foundation  
                                            Apply:            www.jackierobinson.org
                                            Due:               February 1, 2018
                                            Eligibility:
              • Graduating high school senior
              • Plan to attend an accredited and approved four-year institution within the United States
              • Show leadership potential
              • Demonstrate dedication to community service
              • Present evidence of financial need
              • Be a United States citizen
              • Have a minimum SAT score of 1,000 combined on the math and critical reading section or a composite ACT score of 21
              • Photo
              • One letter of recommendation
                                           
                                             Texas Engineering Foundation 
                                            Apply:            Paper copy (P-16/Counseling Center/College Connection table)
                                            Due:               January 12, 2018 to P-16
                                            Eligibility:        
              • Graduating seniors entering college in the fall of 2018
              • U.S. citizen
              • GPA minimum of 3.0
              • SAT minimum of 580 reading & writing and 620 math, ACT minimum of 25 English and 29 math 
              • Enroll in an ABET accredited engineering program
                                             
                                            Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Scholarship Program  
                                
                                             Apply:               www.rodeohouston.com/scholarships
                                                 Due:                   February 5, 2018 (Online Application)
                                                                            February 8, 2018 to P-16 (Supplemental Documents)
                                                  
                                                 General qualifications:        
              • Be a U.S. citizen and a Texas resident
              • Graduate from high school during the 2017-2018 school year
              • Have made a formal application to enroll with intent to attend a Texas college or university and participate in a curriculum leading to a bachelor's degree
              • Texas college must be:
                • Accredited by The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges
                • Not-for-profit                   
                                            
                                             The Science Ambassador Scholarship    
                      
                                             Apply:        ScienceAmbassadorScholarship.org
                                             Due:           December 11, 2017
                                             Amount:     Full-tuition 
                                             Eligibility:   
            • Female
            • High school senior 
            • STEM must be major field of study
            • Three minute video on a STEM topic
            • Plan to attend college/university in United States
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                         Shell Federal Credit Union John Garrison Scholarship        
                        
                         Apply:        Paper copy (P-16/Counseling Center/College Connection table), www.sfcuilife.org
                         Due:          January 9, 2018 to P-16
                         Amount:     $2500
                         Eligibility:  
          • High school seniors 
          • Official transcript
          • Student essay
          • Plan on attending an accredited 2 yr or 4 yr college/university or vocational-technical school in the United States
          • Letter of recommendation (optional)
          • Must own or establish a Shell FCU savings account
    
                        Trent Paul Sims Memorial Scholarship                 
                        
                        Apply:       Paper copy available (P-16/Counseling Center/College Connection table) 
                               Due:           April 2, 2018 to P-16
                          Eligibility: 
          • High school seniors on the Dobie football team    
          • Transcript
          • 2 recommendation letters (1-teacher, 1-coach)
          • Good grades (A's, B's, and some C's)
          • Plan to attend 2 or  4 year college
          • Student essay
          • Demonstrate sportsman-like conduct on and off the field
                        
                        Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards 2017               
                            
                        Apply:        www.hispanicheritage.org
                        Due:           October 15, 2017 (due date was extended from October 2nd)
                        Amount:     Up to $3500
                        Eligibility:
          • High school senior, graduating in the Spring of 2018
          • Plan to attend college in 2018-2019
          • Identify as being of Hispanic/Latino descent
          • Minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale
          • Able to attend mandatory regional ceremony to receive award
          • U.S. permanent resident/U.S. citizen/or qualify under DACA
                        
                       
                       Texas Student Housing Scholarship                      
                            
                                  Apply:    Paper copy available (P-16/Counseling Center/College Connection table) 
                            
                             Due:      January 24 , 2018 to P-16

                             Eligibility:  
        • 2018 graduating senior 
        • Accepted into a college in Austin, College Station, or Denton, TX
        • Copy of SAT/ACT score sheet
        • 2 Letters of Recommendation
        • Personal Statement
        • Photograph
 
                     
                     Chinese Professional Club of Houston 2017 - 2018 Scholarship               

       Apply:    www.cpchouston.net

       Due:     Friday, November, 10, 2017

       Amount: Up to $5,000       

       Eligibility:  

    •      High school senior of Chinese descent
    •      Resident of Greater Houston Metropolitan Area
    •      SAT/PSAT/ACT scores
    •      Community involvement
    •      2 letters of recommendation from a teacher or counselor
    •      Essay
    •      Interview         
     
      

      

        
    
      
    
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