SCHOLARSHIPS

     IMPORTANT NOTICE:  Please turn in scholarship application and any supporting documentation to Portable 16 by the Dobie due date, not the scholarship due date. Scholarships that are processed through College Now take at least 5 days to be processed and mailed on time.    
 
     REMINDER:  If the scholarship requires an official transcript and is being mailed through College Now office, request it 5 days BEFORE Dobie/P-16 due date.  The registrar is located in the hallway next to the counseling office.  Cost is $1 per transcript.  Have it sent to P-16.      
     
    
     Helpful Links:    www.scholarsnapp.org   Scholar Snapp simplifies the scholarship application process
                                           
                                           www.jkcf.org   Jack Kent Cooke is a scholarship program for high achieving, low income students

   
                                           https://www.facebook.com/college.scholarships/    Scholarships and college links


          http://www.onlinecolleges.net/for-students/financial-aid-minorities/    Central resource for scholarships for minority students
 

          http://www.college-scholarships.com   Online resource for scholarships, colleges, degrees, and more 
        
   
                                       
www.dreamersroadmap.com    Website about App that lists scholarships available for undocumented students   
            
                                       www.brokescholar.com    Free scholarship search engine

    SCHOLARSHIPS:  Zeta Omega Grant-in-Aid    
                                           Apply at:           Paper applicatioavailable in P-16, counseling office, College Connection table @ cafeteria               
                                           Due:                  April 1, 2019
                                           Amount:            $500 
                                           Eligibility/requirements:  
                • Graduating high school senior
                • High school transcript
                • Be a female interested in the field of education or related fields
                • Attend an accredited college or university for a minimum of 12 hours per semester
                • Photo
                • Two letters of recommendation 
                                           Houston Live Stock Show & Rodeo Scholarship    
                                           Apply at:                           www.rodeohouston.com/scholarships
                                           Online application Due:      February 4, 2019
                                           Documents due:                 February 14, 2019 
                                           Amount:                            $5,000 Four-year renewable scholarship 
                                           Eligibility/requirements:  
                • Graduating high school senior
                • U.S. citizen and Texas resident
                • Attend an accredited and not-for-profit Texas college or university leading to a bachelor's degree
                • Official transcript
                • FAFSA student aid report
                • Verification of SAT or ACT score
                                           GE - Reagan Foundation Scholarship    
                                           Apply:            www.reaganfoundation.org/scholarships
                                           Due:               January 4, 2019 
                                           Amount:         Up to $40,000 
                                           Eligibility/requirements:  
                • Graduating high school senior
                • Minimum 3.0 GPA 
                • Be a U.S. citizen
                • Plan to enroll in a full-time accredited four-year college or university in the U.S. for the upcoming academic year
                • Demonstrate at school, at the workplace, and within the community the attributes of leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship 
                            HACER Foundation Scholarship   
                                           Apply:            www.mcdonalds.com/us/en-us/community/hacer.html
                                           Due:               February 4, 2019 
                                           Amount:         $25,000 - $100,000 
                                           Eligibility/requirements:  
                • Graduating high school senior
                • Be a legal U.S. resident
                • Carry a minimum 2.7 GPA
                • High school transcript
                • Letter of recommendation
                • Community service
                • Personal statement
                • Attend a two- or four-year college or university full-time following graduation
                • Have at least one parent of Hispanic heritage
                • FAFSA report and/or 1040s
                             Barry E. Harris Memorial Scholarship   
                                           Apply:            Paper application will be available January 9, 2019 in P-16, counseling office,and College Connection table in cafeteria
                                           Due:               March 29, 2019 
                                           Amount:         $1,000 (paid over the course of 2 years)
                                           Eligibility/requirements: 
                • Maintained a minimum 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale) during high school
                • Involved in athletics each year of enrollment at Dobie
                • Acceptance letter from college, university, or trade school
                • Not receiving full financial aid 
                • Essay
                          
                            Charles Butt Scholarship    
                                           Apply:            http://www.uh.edu/education/raising-tx/
                                           Due:               January 18, 2019 
                                           Amount:         Up to $8,000 per year for 4 years
                                           Eligibility/requirements:  
                • Graduating high school senior
                • Enroll full-time at UH as a teaching and learning major in the College of Education or as an education minor and pursue a teaching certificate
                • Be a Texas resident
                • Have a strong academic record and history of achievement
                • Have demonstrated peer or group leadership skills
                     
                                           Carr P. Collins Scholars Program    
                                           Apply:            baylor.edu/admissions/CarrPCollins
                                           Due:               January 31, 2019 
                                           Amount:         Minimum of $5,350 (renewable)
                                           Eligibility/requirements:  
                • Graduating high school senior
                • Be admitted to Baylor University
                • SAT minimum of 1310 / ACT minimum of 28
                • Be in top 25% of graduating class
                • Be a bona fide resident of the state of Texas
                • Complete a balanced college preparatory program including history, science, and a foreign language 
                • Personal essay
                • Nomination from a teacher, counselor, or principal
                        
                             DMP Servant's Heart Scholarship    
                             Apply:            Paper applicatioavailable in P-16, counseling office, College Connection table @ cafeteria, and at www.dmpministries.org
                                           Due:               March 4, 2019 
                                           Amount:         Up to $2,000
                                           Eligibility/requirements:  
                • College-bound high school senior 
                • Be a member of the Christian faith
                • Legal U.S. Resident
                • Minimum GPA of 2.75
                • Minimum 30 hours of volunteer service (school, church, and community)
                • Enroll as a full-time student in an accredited college, vocational or technical school in the Summer or Fall of 2019
                • Two essays
                • Two letters of recommendation
                • Transcript (unofficial accepted)
                • Photo
                • College acceptance letter
                         
                            Beat the Odds Scholarship   
                                           Apply:           http://cdftexas.org/programs/beat-the-odds/
                                           Due:               December 13, 2018 
                                           Amount:         Up to $5,000, a laptop computer, leadership development, coursework and career guidance, and professional clothing                                                                             courtesy of Macy's
                                           Eligibility/requirements:  
                • Graduating high school senior 
                • Have overcome a tremendous adversity, demonstrate academic excellence, given back to community 
                • A personal statement
                • Two recommendations
                • Transcript
                • Current GPA of 3.0 or higher
                • Plan to attend a college, university or vocational school post graduation
                      
                            Priscilla Ennis High School Vocal Music Scholarship     
                                           Apply:            Paper applicatioavailable in P-16, counseling office, College Connection table @ cafeteria, and at www.bayareachorus.org
                                           Due:               December 17, 2018 
                                           Amount:         $1,000 
                                           Eligibility/requirements:  
                • Graduating high school senior    
                • Official transcript
                • Choir director's evaluation form completed
                • Plan to major in vocal performance or vocal music education
                • Attend an accredited university or college    
                • Must provide your own accompanist for your audition 
                                  
                                           MaryEllen Oliver High School Vocal Music Education Scholarship     
                                           Apply:            Paper applicatioavailable in P-16, counseling office, College Connection table @ cafeteria, and at www.bayareachorus.org
                                           Due:               December 17, 2018 
                                           Amount:         $1,000 
                                           Eligibility/requirements:  
                • Graduating high school senior    
                • 150 word essay on "Why I Want to Be a Music Teacher"
                • Official transcript
                • Choir director's evaluation form completed
                • Plan to major in vocal music education
                • Attend an accredited university or college     
                • Must provide your own accompanist for your audition
                                          
                                      
                                           Shell Federal Credit Union John Garrison Scholarship    
                                           Apply:            Paper applicatioavailable in P-16, counseling office, College Connection table in cafeteria, and at www.sfcuilife.org
                                           Due:               January 9, 2019 
                                           Amount:         $2,500 
                                           Eligibility/requirements:
                • Must own or establish a Shell FCU savings account in applicant's name 
                • Graduating high school senior
                • Plan to attend an accredited two-year or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school in the United States 
                • Official transcript
                • Essay
                • Recommendation letter (optional)
                          
                            Gulf Coast Educators Federal Credit Union Scholarship   
                                           Apply:            Paper application in P-16, counseling office, and College Connection table in cafeteria
                                           Due:               February 21, 2019 
                                           Amount:         $4,000 ($500 per semester for 4 years)
                                           Eligibility/requirements: 
                • Must be graduating senior
                • Parent and student must be a member in good standing with GCEFCU
                • Transcript
                • Recommendation letters 
                • Essay

                                          Texas Student Housing Scholarship    
                                           Apply:            Paper application in P-16, counseling office, and College Connection table in cafeteria
                                           Due:               January 24, 2019 
                                           Eligibility/requirements: 
                • Must be graduating senior
                • Must be attending college in Austin, College Station, or Denton
                • Send SAT/ACT scores
                • Official transcript
  
                            
                                          FIDM National Scholarship Competition
                                          Apply:             bit.ly/FIDMscholarship
                                          Due:               March 29, 2019 
                                          Amount:         Full one-year tuition at FIDM
                                          Eligibility/requirements: 
                • Must be a high school senior
                • Major in: Apparel Industry Management, Beauty Marketing & Product Development, Fashion Design, Graphic Design, Interior Design, Merchandising & Marketing, Merchandise Product Development, Social Media, Visual Communications 
                            
                                           
 
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                                            Horatio Alger Scholarship
                             Apply:            scholars.horatioalger.org
                                           Due:               October 25, 2018 
                                           Amount:         $6,000 - $25,000 
                                           Eligibility/requirements: 
                • Must be a high school senior
                • Plan to enter college no later than the Fall semester following graduation
                • Must have at least a 2.0 GPA
                • Demonstrate financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income)
                • Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities
                • Be a United States citizen

                                             The Hispanic Heritage Foundation    
                                            Apply:            www.hhfyouthawards.com
                                            Due:               October 15, 2018 
                                            Amount:         Up to $3,500
                                            Eligibility/requirements:
                • Juniors graduating in the spring of 2019 
                • Minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale
                • Must enroll at an accredited higher education institution in 2019-2020
                • Be of Hispanic heritage
                • Be a U.S. permanent resident, U.S. citizen, or qualify under the DACA
                • If selected, attendance to regional awards ceremony is mandatory and travel is at the recipient's expense
                                           
                             Article V Amendment High School Scholarship Competition
                                            Apply:            www.gwbridgeacademy.com/article-5-competition/
                                            Due:               September 21, 2018 
                                            Amount:         $1,000
                                            Eligibility/requirements:
                • Must be a senior or junior in high school
                • Amendment essay of 300-350 words
                • Finalist will have to present in-person at Marble Falls, TX
 
                                            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                           
                                        
                                            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