Scholarship Opportunities

OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS:
 
  https://tinyurl.com/transcriptdobie  Fill out the google form to request an official transcript (only for current Dobie students).   
                                                                                                                                 

  NOTE: If you have any questions about scholarships email alsolis@pasadenaisd.org  

 

SCHOLARSHIPS:
  Society of Petroleum Engineers Gulf Coast Section Scholarship     
                    For information go to:      https://www.spegcs.org/committees/scholarship-internship/

                    To apply go to:                 https://www.spegcs.org/scholarship-application-instructions/                      

                    Application due:                February 21, 2021 

                    Amount:                            $16000 ($2000/per semester)

                    Eligibility/requirements:  

    • Graduating high school senior

    • Currently residing in GCS Section county (Harris & surrounding counties) 

    • Enrolling in an engineering or science program at a university in the Fall

    • Minimum ACT of 24 or SAT of 1200

 

  Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo     
                  For information and to apply:       https://www.rodeohouston.com/Educational-Support/Scholarships/Apply

                    Application open from:                 December 7, 2020 - February 22, 2021 

                    Amount:                                       $20000 (paid over four years)

                    Eligibility/requirements:  

    • Graduating high school senior from an eligible school

    • Be a U.S. citizen and Texas resident

    • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid

    • Plan to attend an accredited, not-for-profit university in the State of Texas


 
  General High School Community Scholarship    
                  Apply at:                        Scholarship Application Form 
                                                           Please read application requirements: Scholarship Requirements 

                    Due date:                       January 23, 2021 

                    Amount:                         $2000

                    Eligibility/requirements:  

    • Female graduating senior in a high school in the Greater Houston area
    • Rank top 25% of graduating class
    • Documented involvement in extracurricular and community service activities 
    • Demonstrate financial need to pursue a college education
    • Demonstrate leadership ability



  Lambda Zeta Minority Engineering Scholarship    

                  Apply at:                         Scholarship Application Form    
                                                                            Please read application requirements: Scholarship Requirements 

                    Due date:                       January 23, 2021 

                    Amount:                          $1500

                    Eligibility/requirements:  

    • Female graduating senior in a high school in the Greater Houston area
    • Rank top 15% of graduating class
    • Must be planning to major in/obtain a Bachelor of Science in Engineering
    • Documented involvement in extracurricular and community service activities 
    • Demonstrate financial need to pursue a college education
    • Demonstrate leadership ability



  St. Paul Scholarship Foundation   
                  Apply at:                                     www.spsftexas.org

                    Application open from:                March 1 - March 31, 2021 

                    Eligibility/requirements:  

    • Texas resident
    • Graduating high school senior the same school year in which applying
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Must have taken and received scores from the ACT/SAT test 
    • A minimum 2.0 GPA
    • Must attend an accredited Texas college or university the fall semester following their graduation 


  Dana Michelle Pettaway Servant's Heart Scholarship    
                 Apply at:                        DMP Scholarship application

                    Due date:                       March 15, 2021 

                    Amount:                        $2000

                    Eligibility/requirements:  

    • Graduating high school senior in Harris County, TX
    • Legal U.S. Resident
    • Minimum GPA of 2.75
    • Minimum 30 hours of volunteer service (school, church and community)



   Zeta Omega Grant-in-Aid     
                  Apply at:                        Zeta Omega Grant-in-Aid Application

                    Due date:                       April 3, 2021 

                    Amount:                        $500

                    Eligibility/requirements:  

    • Graduating female senior from Pasadena ISD or surrounding area school districts
    • Interested in the field of education or related fields
    • Awarded on the basis of scholastic achievement, financial need, and extracurricular activities
    • Must attend an accredited college or university and be enrolled for a minimum of 12 hours per semester


   The Charles Butt Scholarship     
                  Apply at:                       Charles Butt Scholarship application

                    Due date:                       See chart below 

                    Eligibility/requirements:  

    • High school graduating senior
    • plan to enter, an eligible teacher preparation program at a Raising Texas Teachers partner university (see chart)
    • committed to teaching in a majority-economically disadvantaged school or in a shortage subject area in a Texas public school
           
University
Close Date
Our Lady of the Lake University (Residency program)
January 8, 2021
Rice University
March 15, 2021
University of Houston
February 1, 2021
Southern Methodist University
April 15, 2021
Texas A&M University- Special Education program
January 8, 2021
Texas Tech University & TechTeach Across Texas
December 18, 2020
Trinity UniversityJanuary 22, 2021
University of North Texas-Dallas
December 18, 2020
UTeach Natural Sciences at UT Austin
February 17, 2021
UT Austin College of Education
February 5, 2021
UT-Rio Grande Valley (STEP UP)
February 12, 2021




   Texas Student Housing    
                  Apply at:                       Texas Student Housing Application

                    Due date:                       January 31, 2021 

                    Eligibility/requirements:  

    • High school graduating senior
    • Must have acceptance to a college in College Station or Denton, that have NOT signed off-campus housing lease 
    • Must submit SAT/ACT scores
    • Submit official transcript



  Gulf Coast Educators Federal Credit Union Scholarship   
                  Apply at:                            GCEFCU Scholarship application

                    Due date:                           February 26, 2021 

                      Amount:                                 $500.00 per semester for 4 years

                    Eligibility/requirements:  

    • Must be a high school senior
    • Must have a minimum combined SAT score of 1000 and/or a minimum ACT score of 21
    • Areas of consideration for selection will include entering the teaching field, need, academic achievement, character, leadership, and personal recommendations
    • Applicants MUST be a member of this credit union to be considered.  To be a member, someone in their immediate family must work for one of the school districts in the state of Texas and have an account in good standing with Gulf Coast Educators FCU.
 


  Herrman Law Scholarship Contest     
                 Apply at:                             https://www.herrmanandherrman.com/scholarship/

                    Due date:                           December 1, 2020 

                    Amount:                             $1000 - $2500 (three scholarships will be awarded)

                    Eligibility/requirements:

    • High school juniors and seniors
    • Submit a creative entry in any format such as a video, poem, infographic, essay, piece of art, or song addressing the topic addressed on the website
    • Write an essay of 300 words nominating a favorite teacher who has inspired your creativity
 
 
 SunTec Auto Glass Scholarship   
                  Apply at:                                 http://www.suntecautoglass.com/scholarship.html

                    Due date:                           December 15, 2020 

                    Amount:                             $1500

                    Eligibility/requirements:

    • Graduating high school senior
    • Must attend an accredited university, college or community college the following semester after graduation
    • 2.5 GPA or higher
    • 1000 word essay
    • No degree choice requirement 


  Pacific Bay Recovery Scholarship     
                 Apply at:                              https://www.pacificbayrecovery.com/rehab-center-scholarship/

                    Due date:                           December 31, 2020 

                    Amount:                             $5000

                    Eligibility/requirements:

    • Graduating high school senior
    • Must be at least 18 years of age
    • American citizen
    • Posses a GPA (grade point average) of 2.5 or higher
    • Provide proof of acceptance from a university, accredited college or community college
    • Submit a 1000+ word essay that is 100% unique and original




  Comedy Defensive Driving Scholarship    
                  Apply at:                            https://comedydefensivedriving.com/texas/#scholarships

                        Due date:                           December 31, 2020 

                    Amount:                             $1000

                    Eligibility/requirements:

    • High school Freshmen through College Undergraduates 
    • Open to students planning on or currently attending an accredited college, university or continuing education program
    • Design an advertisement that will educate the public about the dangers of distracted driving, texting, drugs, alcohol, eating and /or any other distraction you choose to focus on


                         

 College Board Opportunity Scholarships            
   
    Start here: cb.org/opportunity

    Compete each action for a chance to earn the scholarship:

    1. Build Your College List:          $500      Junior year: December - June 
    2. Practice for the SAT:             $1,000    Junior year and Fall of senior year: December - October
    3. Improve Your Score:              $2,000    Spring junior year through Winter senior year: April - January
    4. Strengthen Your College List: $500       Summer and Fall senior year: July - October
    5. Complete the FAFSA:             $1,000    Fall and Winter senior year: October - February
    6. Apply to Colleges:                 $1,000     Fall and Winter senior year: October - February
    Complete Your Journey:            $40,000   Final Drawing: March of senior year
    
    *Complete all six to be considered for Compete Your Journey Scholarship.  TASFA applicants complete 1 - 4, 6 to be considered for Complete Your Journey Scholarship.
 

 

 
                                        
  

                            
                                           
 
   _______________EXPIRED SCHOLARSHIPS_________________

    Most Valuable Student Scholarship    
                  Apply at:                        https://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/mvs.cfm

                    Due date:                       November 15, 2020 

                    Amount:                         $1,000 per year - $12,500 per year

                    Eligibility/requirements:  

    • High school senior
    • U.S. Citizen
    • Pursing a four-year degree in an accredited U.S. college or university
    • Applicants will be judged on academics, leadership, service and financial need
 

   The Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship    
                  Apply at:                       The Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship application

                    Due date:                       October 31, 2020 

                    Amount:                         $20,000.00

                    Eligibility/requirements:  

    • High school senior
    • US Citizen / Permanent Resident / Refugees and Asylees
    • No GPA requirement

   Horatio Alger National Scholarship  
                  Apply at:                       Horatio Alger National Scholarship application

                    Due date:                       October 25, 2020 

                    Amount:                         $500.00 per semester for 4 years

                    Eligibility/requirements:  

    • High school senior
    • Complete a bachelor’s degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the United States 
    • Demonstrate critical financial need 
    • Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity
    • Maintain a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0
    • Be a United States citizen

  
  The Gates Scholarship     
                  Apply at:                            https://www.thegatesscholarship.org/scholarship

                    Due date:                           September 15, 2020 

                    Amount:                             Full cost of attendance

                    Eligibility/requirements:

    • High school senior
    • From at least one of the following ethnicities: African-American, American Indian/Alaska Native*, Asian & Pacific Islander American, and/or Hispanic American
    • Pell-eligible
    • A US citizen, national, or permanent resident
    • In good academic standing with a minimum cumulative weighted GPA of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) 
    • Student must plan to enroll full-time, in a four-year degree program, at a US accredited, not-for-profit, private or public college or university
                            

                 
              RESOURCEFUL WEBSITES:  
                     www.ghcfscholar.org    Corporate/Country Club scholarships, scholarships based on major, general scholarships,                                                         scholarships specific to high schools 

                      
                     www.fastweb.com    Resource for scholarships, colleges, financial aid, and more

                      www.chegg.com    Scholarships and college support resources

                     www.collegegreenlight.com    College and scholarship search site

                     www.jlvcollegecounseling.com    Scholarship search site

                    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

                    http://www.onlinecolleges.net/for-students/financial-aid-minorities/      Scholarships for minority              students

                     http://www.college-scholarships.com   Scholarships, colleges, degrees, and more 
                      
                   
                www.dreamersroadmap.com    Website about App that lists scholarships available for undocumented           students   
                          
                     www.brokescholar.com    Scholarship search site

                     www.goingmerry.com     Match students with scholarships


                     
                     
                     Student Loan Opportunities
                     
                      Frost Bank
                      Student Loan Division
                      P.O. Box 8210
                      Galveston, TX  77553-8210
                      (409) 770-5665

                      The following zero-interest loan programs are available through the Trust Department at Frost Bank of                    Galveston.  Qualified applicants may contact our office after November 1 to request an application packet(s)         for the upcoming fall/spring long-term school year.

                      Abe and Annie Seibel Foundation
                • USA citizen and Texas resident, graduate of a Texas high school, enrolled full-time at a Texas college/university, working toward a first undergraduate degree.
                • Approximately 800 loans available.
                • Maximum loan $8,000.00 per year.
                • Application deadline February 28.
                      Vandal and Winifred Mercer TAMU Foundation
                • USA citizen and Texas resident, graduate of a Texas high school, enrolled full-time at Texas A&M University at College Station or any branch located in Galveston County, working toward an undergraduate or graduate degree.
                • Approximately 30 loans available.
                • Maximum loan $2,500 per year.
                • Application deadline March 31.