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



                        Dobie students are NOT eligible for the DELL SCHOLARS SCHOLARSHIP

    SCHOLARSHIPS:    South Belt Area Sports Association Scholarship    
                                            Apply at:                Paper application is available in P-16, counseling office,and College Connection table in the cafeteria
                                            Dobie due date:      May 18, 2019
                                            Amount:                 $500
                                            Eligibility/requirements: 
                • Must be a graduating senior
                • Must have completed three seasons in any of the six youth sports leagues supported by the SBASA
                • Must be in satisfactory standing in both attendance and academics
                • Exhibit good citizenship, character and community involvement
                • Enroll in a minimum of 12 class hours at an accredited institution
                • Submit transcript
                • Submit senior portrait
                             

                                            Invent Your Future Scholarship    
                                            Apply at:                www.vietscholarships.org/scholarships.html
                                            Due date:               June 30, 2019
                                            Amount:                 $2,500
                                            Eligibility/requirements: 
 
                • Must be a graduating senior
                • Femaile student
                • Pursing a degree at an accredited 4-year college or university
                • Maintaining a current GPA of 3.0 or higher
                • Permanent US resident
                • Be of Vietnamese descent
                • Finalists must go through an interview with donor
                • Must show academic excellence, community service, and leadership
                • Essay
                • Resume
                • Transcript (unofficial accepted)
                • Recommendation (uploaded by recommender)
     
                           
                                            VASF Elevate Scholarship     
                                            Apply at:                www.vietscholarships.org/scholarships.html
                                            Due date:               June 30, 2019
                                            Amount:                 $2,000
                                            Eligibility/requirements: 
 
                • Must be a graduating senior
                • Pursing a degree at an accredited 4-year college or university
                • Maintaining a current GPA of 3.5 or higher
                • Permanent US resident
                • Be of Vietnamese descent
                • Demonstrate financial need
                • Must show academic excellence, community service, and leadership
                • Essay
                • Resume
                • FAFSA Student Aid Report
                • Transcript (unofficial accepted)
                • Recommendation (uploaded by recommender)
 
                            
                                            Le Hoang Nguyen College Scholarship    
                                            Apply at:               www.vietscholarships.org/scholarships.html 
                                            Due date:               June 30, 2019
                                            Amount:                 $500
                                            Eligibility/requirements: 
 
                • Must be a graduating senior
                • Resident of the state of Texas
                • Minimum 3.0 GPA 
                • Be ranked in the top 10% of graduating class
                • Attend the first semester at an accredited college or university immediately following notification of the scholarship award
                • Be of Vietnamese descent
                • May be required to participate in an in-person interview 
                • Essay
                • Resume
                • Transcript (unofficial accepted)
                • Recommendation (uploaded by recommender)
                                   
                                  
                                            Danny T. Le Memorial Scholarship    
                                            Apply at:               www.vietscholarships.org/scholarships.html 
                                            Due date:               June 30, 2019
                                            Amount:                 $2,000
                                            Eligibility/requirements: 
 
                • Must be a graduating senior
                • Pursuing a degree at an accredited 4-year college or university
                • Must be of Vietnamese descent
                • Have academic excellence, compassion and desire to help others, strong will and determination to achieve your goals
                • Three essays (250 words each)
                • Resume
                • Transcript (unofficial accepted)
                • Recommendation (uploaded by recommender)
                         

                                           Horatio Alger Association Career & Technical Scholarship    
                                            Apply at:                application.horatioalger.org
                                            Due date:               June 15, 2019
                                            Amount:                 Up to $2,500
                                            Eligibility/requirements: 
 
                • Must be a senior graduating in spring of 2019
                • Enroll in a 2 year or less career or technical degree/certificate program in Fall
                • Attend a not-for-profit post-secondary institution
                • Demonstrate financial need
                • U.S. citizen
                • Copy  of Student Aid Report (SAR)
                        

                                            Buster Bynum Education Scholarship    
                                            Apply at:                Paper application is available in P-16, counseling office,and College Connection table in the cafeteria
                                            Dobie due date:      May 20, 2019
                                            Amount:                 $2,500
                                            Eligibility/requirements: 
                • Must be a graduating senior
                • Family income equal to or less than $80,000 for the past three tax years
                • Parent/guardian has been an active employee in public school transportation department during the past three years
                • Minimum 3.0 GPA
                • Official transcript
                • Essay
                • Plan on attended a post-secondary educational institution 
                • Demonstrate outstanding leadership skills
                          

                                           
 
                                          

                                           Ron Carter Cadillac Hyundai Achievers Scholarship    
                                           Apply at:                Paper application is available in P-16, counseling office,and College Connection table in the cafeteria, or www.roncarterclearlake.com 
                                           Dobie due date:      From now until May 24, 2019, the earlier your application is submitted the more times it may be considered
                                           Amount:                 $1,000
                                           Eligibility/requirements: 
                • Must be a graduating senior
                • U.S. Citizen
                • Two letters of recommendation
                • Official transcript
                • Photo
                • Hand-written essay

  

                            
                                           
 
   ____________________EXPIRED SCHOLARSHIPS____________________________EXPIRED SCHOLARSHIPS____________________                                                                                                                               The Asian Chamber of Commerce Scholarship     
                                            Apply at:                http://www.accscholarshipfoundation.com
                                            Due date:               April 30, 2019
                                            Amount:                 $1,000
                                            Eligibility/requirements: 
 
                • Must be a senior graduating in spring of 2019
                • Minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
                • Must attend an accredited institution of higher learning
                • Two essays
                • 100 documented volunteer, internship, or work hours 
                • Resume
                • Official transcript
                • Two letters of recommendation
                              

                                           Alpha Merit Group Educational Foundation Inc. Scholarship   
                                           Apply at:              http://alphameritgroup.org/scholarships/   
                                           Due date:             April 30, 2019
                                           Eligibility/requirements: 
                • Must be a graduating senior
                • Must be a minority male student
                • Plan on attending a four-year college or university
                • Essay
                • Two letters of recommendation
                • Official transcript
                                                              
                               
                                           Susan Poorman Blackie Scholarship     
                                           Apply at:                www.houstonmarathon.wufoo.com    
                                           Due date:               April 30, 2019
                                           Amount:                 $5,000 a year/ $20,000 for four years
                                           Eligibility/requirements: 
                • Must be a graduating senior
                • Must participate in high school cross country/track, show a love of running, community and exemplary performance in school
                • Attend a Texas college or university following graduation
                • Essay  
                • High school transcript
                • ACT/SAT scores
                • FAFSA
                • Photo

 
                                           Scott D. Williams Memorial Scholarship    
                                            Apply at:                Paper application is available in P-16, counseling office,and College Connection table in the cafeteria
                                            Dobie due date:      May 3, 2019
                                            Amount:                 $500
                                            Eligibility/requirements: 
                • Must be a graduating Dobie senior
                • Member of Dobie Band for a minimum of two years (junior and senior years) or a journalism student for two years (junior and senior years)
                • Minimum 3.0 GPA
                • Essay describing a courageous experience
                • Two recommendation letters
                • Must enroll in an accredited institution, either a two/four year college or technical/vocational school
                • Transcript 
                • Photo
                       
                        
                              Dobie Coca-Cola Scholarship     
                                            Apply at:                Paper application is available in P-16, counseling office,and College Connection table in the cafeteria
                                            Dobie due date:      April 26, 2019
                                            Eligibility/requirements: 
                • Must be a Dobie graduating senior
                • Have a minimum GPA of 3.0
                • Plan on attending a two or four year college or university
                • Community service and extra-curricular activities 
                • High school transcript
                • Personal essay
                • Two letters of recommendation


                                            Pasadena Chamber of Commerce Scholarship    
                                            Apply at:                Paper application is available in P-16, counseling office,and College Connection table in the cafeteria
                                            Dobie due date:      April 22, 2019
                                            Amount:                 $500
                                            Eligibility/requirements: 
                • Must be a graduating PISD senior
                • Pursing an industrial career. May included: Operators, Mill Wrights, Pipe Fitters, Structural or Environment Engineers, Welders or pursing Manufacturing, Transportation, Distribution & Logistics, Maritime, etc.
                • Two letters of recommendation
                • Essay
                • Transcript 
                                            


                                            Austin Jay Childs Memorial Scholarship    
                                            Apply at:                Paper application is available in P-16, counseling office,and College Connection table in the cafeteria
                                            Dobie due date:      April 19, 2019
                                            Eligibility/requirements: 
                • Must be a Dobie graduating senior
                • Current member of the Texas FFA program and in good standing for at least two years
                • Demonstrate leadership and character through community and extracurricular activities and achievements
                • Plan on attending a college or university
                • Official transcript
                • Essay 
                • Two recommendation letters
                • Photo
                             

                                            Richard Moore Elementary Scholarship    
                                            Apply at:                Paper application is available in P-16, counseling office,and College Connection table in the cafeteria
                                            Dobie due date:      April 18, 2019
                                            Eligibility/requirements: 
                • Must be a graduating Dobie senior
                • Must have attended Moore Elementary during 3rd and 4th grades
                • Personal essay
                • Current Photo
                 
                                          Student-View Scholarship    
                                           Apply at:                www.student-view.com
                                           Due date:               April 22, 2019
                                           Amount:                 $500 - $4,000
                                           Eligibility/requirements: 
                • Must be a graduating senior
                • Plan on attending a four-year college, community college or career school
                • Complete a 15-20 minute application survey about colleges in your area
                               

                              Leigh Ledford Memorial Scholarship    
                                            Apply at:                Paper application is available in P-16, counseling office,and College Connection table in the cafeteria
                                            Dobie due date:      EXTENDED to April 17, 2019
                                            Amount:                 $500
                                            Eligibility/requirements: 
                • Must be a graduating Dobie senior
                • Must have been enrolled in orchestra classes at Beverly Hills Intermediate for two years and at Dobie for four years
                • Must have maintained a satifactory record of achievement at Dobie and exhibit outstanding character and citizenship
                • Must enroll as a full-time student in an accredited two-year or four-year college or university
                • Interview is required
 
                                           Trent Paul Sims Memorial Scholarship    
                                            Apply at:                Paper application is available in P-16, counseling office,and College Connection table in the cafeteria
                                            Dobie due date:      April 15, 2019
                                            Eligibility/requirements: 
                • Must be a graduating Dobie senior
                • Must have been a member of the Dobie Football team
                • Must have demonstrated good sportman-like conduct on and off the field
                • Plan on attending a two or four year college/university
                • Have good grades (A's, B's, and some C's)
                • Official transcript
                • Two recommendation letters, one from a teacher and one from a football coach
                            
                              Christopher E. Williams Memorial Scholarship    
                                            Apply at:                Application mailed to eligible students. Copy available in P-16 for eligible students.
                                            Due date:               April 12, 2019
                                            Amount:                 $1,500
                                            Eligibility/requirements: 
 
                • J. Frank Dobie High School senior graduating in spring of 2019
                • 4.5 grade point average minimum
                • Community service and extra-curricular activities
                • Must plan on attending a 4-year college or university full-time
                • Essay on leadership experience 
                • 2 letters of recommendation
                • Transcript 
                             Gabby Romero Memorial Scholarship    
                                           Apply at:                Paper application is available in P-16, counseling office,and College Connection table in the cafeteria
                                           Dobie due date:      April 1, 2019 
                                           Eligibility/requirements: 
                • Must be a Dobie graduating senior
                • Two recommendation letters
                • High school transcript
                • Essay
                • Photo         
  
                            Alyta Harrell Outstanding Student Scholarship    
                                           Apply at:               Alyta Harrell Scholarship Application               
                                           Due date:              April 5, 2019 
                                           Eligibility/requirements:  
                • Graduating high school senior
                • Must have attended Beverly Hills Intermediate                                       
                           
                            Zeta Omega Grant-in-Aid    
                                           Apply at:               Paper applicatioavailable in P-16, counseling office, College Connection table in the cafeteria               
                                           Dobie due date:     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 
                        
                              Karl and Elizabeth Kruse Memorial Scholarship    
                                            Apply at:                Paper application is available in P-16, counseling office,and College Connection table in the cafeteria
                                            Dobie due date:      April 2, 2019
                                            Amount:                 $1,000
                                            Eligibility/requirements: 
                • Must be a Pasadena ISD graduating senior
                • Pursing post-secondary studies in a health career program
                • Currently have a minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale
                • Transcript
                • Essay
                • Two recommendation letters
                                   

                                            Nathan C. Fritsch Memorial Scholarship    
                                            Apply at:                Paper application is available in P-16, counseling office,and College Connection table in the cafeteria
                                            Dobie due date:      April 2, 2019
                                            Amount:                 $1,000
                                            Eligibility/requirements: 
                • Must be a PISD graduating senior
                • Pursing post-secondary studies in education or criminal studies program
                • Currently have a minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale
                • Be a US citizen and a native Texan
                • Transcript
                • Essay
                • Two recommendation letters

                            Barry E. Harris Memorial Scholarship  
                                           Apply at:                Paper application is available in P-16, counseling office,and College Connection table in the cafeteria
                                           Dobie due date:      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 at Dobie
                • Involved in athletics each year of enrollment at Dobie
                • Acceptance letter from college, university, or trade school
                • Not receiving full financial aid 
                • Essay
                • Two recommendation letters
                • Unofficial high school transcript  
                
         
                            FIDM National Scholarship Competition
                                          Apply at:             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 

                             St. Paul Scholarship     
                                            Apply at:               www.stpaulscholarship.org
                                            Due date:               March 1 - 31, 2019
                                            Eligibility/requirements: 
                • Must be a graduating high school senior
                • Have a minimum 2.0 GPA
                • Attend a Texas college or university the Fall semester following graduation
                • Must have taken and received scores from the ACT/SATtest
                • Demonstrate financial need

                                           Jacques DeMolay Lodge Scholarship   
                                           Apply at:                Paper application is available in P-16, counseling office,and College Connection table in the cafeteria, or at http://www.jd1390.org
                                           Dobie due date:      March 25, 2019
                                           Amount:                 $1,500 
                                           Eligibility/requirements: 
                • Must be a graduating senior
                • Have a minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale
                • Two letters of recommendation as outlined on the application
                • SAT or ACT score report
                • Plan on enrolling at an accredited college or university of higher education for the current or subsequent school term

                            Vinson & Elkins Diversity Scholarship     
                                           Apply at:                Paper application in P-16, counseling office, College Connection table, and www.velaw.com > Who We Are > Diversity & Inclusion >                                                                                                                                Diversity: Scholarships and Fellowships For Students 
                                           Dobie due date:      March 25, 2019 
                                           Amount:                 $10,000 with paid summer internship
                                           Eligibility/requirements: 
                • Graduating high school senior
                • Be in top 20% of graduating class with a combined SAT score of 1100 or ACT score of 22
                • Essay
                • Resume
                • Two letters of recommendation
                • High school transcript
                • Demonstrate financial need 
                • Member of a racial/ethnic group which has been historically underrepresented in the legal profession and/or identify as a member of the LGBT community in the greater Austin, Dallas, and Houston areas
                • Be interested in law
                        
                            Frazier Elementary Scholarships    
                                            Apply at:                Paper application is available in P-16, counseling office,and College Connection table in the cafeteria
                                            Dobie due date:      EXTENDED TO March 26, 2019
                                            Amount:                 $500 - $1,000 (offering eight scholarships) 
                                            Eligibility/requirements: 
                • Must be a graduating Dobie senior
                • Must have attended Frazier Elementary in 3rd and 4th grade
                • Must be a good citizen
                                           
                                            Pasadena Strawberry Festival Scholarship    
                                            Apply:                       Paper application is available in P-16, counseling office,and College Connection table in the cafeteria
                                            Dobie due date:         EXTENDED TO March 26, 2019 
                                            Amount:                    $1,500
                                            Eligibility/requirements: 
                                                                    
                                                                    DO NOT have to have volunteered with the festival to be eligible for the scholarship
                • Graduating high school senior
                • Must be a U.S. citizen
                • Have a 3.0 GPA during senior year
                • Essay on the Battle of San Jacinto History or the History of the Pasadena Strawberry Festival
                • Essay or two minute video on why you should be awarded this scholarship
                • Must demonstrate interest and participation in cultural, academic, or charitable organizations

                                            Hanna Timmons Scholarship    
                                            Apply at:                Paper application is available in P-16, counseling office,and College Connection table in the cafeteria
                                            Dobie due date:      EXTENDED TO March 27, 2019
                                            Eligibility/requirements: 
                • Must be a graduating PISD senior
                • Must plan to major in Education
                • Reference Form from two classroom teachers
                • Transcript
                • Paragraph about how you intend to use your degree in Education

                                           City of Houston Scholarship    
                                           Apply at:                www.cohemployeenews.com/essay-contest
                                           Dobie due date:      March 18, 2019 
                                           Amount:                 From $500 - $2,000
                                           Eligibility/requirements: 
                • High school senior
                • Max 500 word essay "If you worked for the city of Houston, how would you improve our city?"
                             Youth Forward Scholarship    
                                           Apply at:               http://www.dmvedu.org/scholarship/
                                           Due date:               March 22, 2019
                                           Amount:                 $1,000
                                           Eligibility/requirements: 
                • Must be a high school sophomore, junior, or senior
                • Essay
                • Photo
                • Provide successful acceptance to a college or university for payment to be made
                           

                                           Houston Area Association for Bilingual Education Scholarship    
                                           Apply at:               https://goo.gl/forms/SnSFmwmKT8TT7U832
                                           Due date:               March 22, 2019
                                           Amount:                 $1,000
                                           Eligibility/requirements: 
                • Must be a graduating senior
                • Must be a former or current immigrant and/or have been identified as an English Language Learner (ELL) student
                • Copy of college acceptance letter
                • Two letters of recommendation
                • High school transcript
                • Three essays 250 - 300 words 

                                           Bay Area Houston Alumnae Chapter Scholarship   
                                            Apply at:                Paper application is available in P-16, counseling office,and College Connection table in the cafeteria,or www.bahadeltas.org
                                            Dobie due date:      March 4, 2019
                                            Amount:                 $500 - $1,000
                                            Eligibility/requirements: 
                • Must be a graduating senior
                • Must be African American
                • Copy of SAT/ACT
                • Official transcript
                • Have a minimum GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale
                • Two letters of recommendation
                • Personal essay
                • Be available for an interview in March/April
                • Accepted into an accredited college or university and will attend full-time
                             Pasadena Livestock Show & Rodeo: Non-Agricultural Education Scholarship   
                                           Apply at:                Paper application is available in P-16, counseling office,and College Connection table in the cafeteria, or www.pasadenarodeo.com
                                           Dobie due date:      March 6, 2019 
                                           Eligibility/requirements: 
                • Graduating high school senior
                • Student or the student's family must be involved in the Pasadena Livestock Show & Rodeo
                • Official transcript
                • Recent photo
                • Personal narrative
                • Must have a minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale
                • Entrance exam scores
                • FAFSA approval/denial letter
             
                            Pasadena Livestock Show & Rodeo: Agricultural Education Scholarship    
                                           Apply at:                Paper application is available in P-16, counseling office,and College Connection table in the cafeteria, or www.pasadenarodeo.com
                                           Dobie due date:      March 6, 2019 
                                           Eligibility/requirements: 
                • Graduating high school senior
                • Must have been enrolled in vocational agriculture for four semesters
                • Official transcript
                • Recent photo
                • Personal narrative
                • Entrance exam scores
                • FAFSA approval/denial letter
                                 
                                           Greater Houston Frontiers Club, Inc. Scholarship   
                                           Apply:                       Paper application is available in P-16, counseling office,and College Connection table in the cafeteria, or at www.ghfrontiers.com
                                           Dobie due date:         March 6, 2019 
                                           Amount:                    $500
                                           Eligibility/requirements: 
                • Graduating high school senior
                • Be a good all-around student with an exceptional character
                • Must enroll full-time in an accredited post-secondary institution for Fall of 2019
                • Essay
                • Three references

 
                                          Atkinson Elementary PTO Scholarship   
                                           Apply at:                Paper application is available in P-16, counseling office,and College Connection table in the cafeteria
                                           Dobie due date:      March 6, 2019 
                                           Eligibility/requirements: 
                • Graduating high school senior
                • Attended at least two years at Atkinson (one being 4th grade)
                • Maintained a satisfactory record of achievement while in high school
                • Exhibit good citizenship and good character
                • Financial need will be considered      
                            Hope Scholarship    
                                           Apply at:                Paper application is available in P-16, counseling office,and College Connection table in the cafeteria
                                           Dobie due date:      March 5, 2019 
                                           Eligibility/requirements: 
                • Graduating high school senior
                • Must have experienced the death of a parent or sibling 
                • Three essays: community service, obstacles, hopes/aspirations/goals
                • Recent photo
                                         Athletic Hall of Fame Scholarship   
                                           Apply at:                Paper application is available in P-16, counseling office,and College Connection table in the cafeteria
                                           Dobie due date:      March 1, 2019 
                                           Amount:                 $2,500 (paid over the course of 2 years)
                                           Eligibility/requirements: 
                • 2019 PISD graduate
                • Must be in good academic and disciplinary standing 
                • Have completed two concurrent years at a PISD high school
                • Must have participated in a UIL sport during senior year
                • Demonstrate exceptional high character and have made a profound impact on athletic program
                • Actively pursued admission to a tuition-based college or career training program
                                         DMP Servant's Heart Scholarship    
                             Apply at:                Paper applicatioavailable in P-16, counseling office, College Connection table in the cafeteria, and at www.dmpministries.org
                                           Dobie due date:      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
  
                                          Laura Allard Future Vision Scholarship    
                                           Apply at:                https://www.txgifted.org
                                           Due date:               February 22, 2019 
                                           Amount:                 $2,500 
                                           Eligibility/requirements: 
                • Graduating high school senior
                • Must be identified as "gifted" and receiving services in a gifted program
                • Demonstrate outstanding academic achievement, a strong sense of purpose, clearly defined goals, and a long-term plan for achieving those goals
            
                            Adelle McClendon Young Leaders Scholarship  
                             Apply at:                https://www.txgifted.org
                                           Due date:               February 22, 2019 
                                           Amount:                 $2,500 
                                           Eligibility/requirements: 
                • Graduating high school senior
                • Must be identified as "gifted" and receiving services in a gifted program
                • Demonstrate outstanding leadership in the years leading up to graduation

                                          Gulf Coast Educators Federal Credit Union Scholarship   
                                           Apply at:                 Paper application in P-16, counseling office, and College Connection table in the cafeteria
                                           Dobie due date:       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
   

                                           Live Mas Scholarship    
                                           Apply online:          www.LiveMasScholarship.com
                                           Due date:               February 21, 2019 
                                           Eligibility/requirements: 
                • Graduating high school senior
                • Planning to attend a post-secondary educational program
                • Submit a two-minute or less video of the story of your life's passion.
                • Must be a legal resident of the 50 states
                            Ford Driving Dreams Scholarship  UPDATED: Extended deadline from February 6th to February 21st  
                                           Apply online:          www.forddrivingdreams.com
                                           Due date:               February 21, 2019 
                                           Amount:                 $2,000 
                                           Eligibility/requirements: 
                • Graduating high school senior
                • One letter of recommendation
                • Minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
                • Minimum 1050 on SAT or 20 on ACT
                • Essay
                • Official high school transcript (you may request for it to be sent to P-16/Mrs. Solis, i will call you in and upload it for you)
                • Must attend an accredited college or university in the U.S. full-time
                        

                                           Capital Farm Credit Scholarship    
                                           Apply at:               Paper applicatioavailable in P-16, counseling office, College Connection table in the cafeteria               
                                           Dobie due date:     February 15, 2019
                                           Amount:                $1,000 
                                           Eligibility/requirements:  
                • Graduating high school senior
                • Currently has no less than a "B" grade average
                • 1-2 letters of recommendation
                • Plan to study in agriculture, education, or natural resources (including Ag. Communications, Ag. Economic/Business, Ag. Education, Wildlife or Ranch Management, Education, etc.)
                • Essay

                                           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
                                           Texas Legislative Black Caucus Scholarship    
                                           Apply:              Paper application is available in P-16, counseling office,and College Connection table in the cafeteria     
                                           Dobie due date:         February 11, 2019 
                                           Eligibility/requirements: 
                • Graduating high school senior
                • Must be a U.S. citizen
                • Minimum 2.5 GPA
                • Enroll full-time in the Fall of 2019 in an accredited post-secondary school
                • Official transcript
                • Essay
                • Photo
                
                                           HACER Foundation Scholarship   
                                           Apply at:        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

                                           Carr P. Collins Scholars Program    
                                           Apply at:        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
 
                                          Dobie Hall of Honor Scholarship  
                                           Apply at:                Paper application is available in the AP office, counseling office, and P-16
                                           Dobie due date:      February 1, 2019 
                                           Amount:                 $4,000 ($1,000 paid in each of the first four semesters)
                                           Eligibility/requirements: 
                • Graduating Dobie senior
                • Plan on attending college or technical school for 2019-2020 school year
                • Three letters of reference
       

                                          Charles Butt Scholarship    
                                           Apply at:        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
                     

                                           Texas Student Housing Scholarship    
                                           Apply at:                        Paper application in P-16, counseling office, and College Connection table in the cafeteria
                                           Dobie due date:             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

                                           Jaylen Avery Scholarship    
                                           Apply at:                  Paper applicatioin P-16, counseling office, College Connection table, or download/print/fill pdf at www.zphiblz.org/scholarship        
                                           Dobie due date:        January 25, 2019 
                                           Amount:                    $1,000
                                           Eligibility/requirements:  
                • Graduating high school senior diagnosed with special needs 
                • Have a minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale
                • Have some extracurricular and community service involvement and leadership experiences
                • Demonstrate financial need 
                • High school transcript
                • Essay
                • Recommendation letters
                              

                                          Lambda Zeta Minority Engineering Scholarship    
                                           Apply at:                   Paper applicatioin P-16, counseling office, College Connection table, or download/print/fill pdf at www.zphiblz.org/scholarship        
                                           Dobie due date:         January 25, 2019 
                                           Amount:                    $500
                                           Eligibility/requirements:  
                • Graduating female high school senior
                • Among top 10% of graduating class with a minimum GPA of 4.5 on a 5.0 scale
                • Plan to major in/obtain a Bachelor of Science in Engineering
                • Documented extracurricular and community service involvement
                • Demonstrate financial need 
                • High school transcript
                • Essay
                • Recommendation letters
                           

                                           High School Community Scholarship    
                                           Apply at:                   Paper application in P-16, counseling office, College Connection table, or download/print/fill pdf at www.zphiblz.org/scholarship        
                                           Dobie due date:         January 25, 2019 
                                           Amount:                    $1,500
                                           Eligibility/requirements:  
                • Graduating female high school senior
                • Among top 25% of graduating class
                • Documented extracurricular and community service involvement
                • Demonstrate financial need 
                • High school transcript
                • Essay
                • Recommendation letters

                                      Shell Federal Credit Union John Garrison Scholarship    
                                           Apply at:                Paper applicatioavailable in P-16, counseling office, College Connection table in the cafeteria, and at www.sfcuilife.org
                                           Dobie due date:     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)
 

                                           GE - Reagan Foundation Scholarship    
                                           Apply at:         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 
 

                                           Priscilla Ennis High School Vocal Music Scholarship     
                                           Apply at:                Paper applicatioavailable in P-16, counseling office, College Connection table in the cafeteria, and at www.bayareachorus.org
                                           Dobie due date:      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 at:                Paper applicatioavailable in P-16, counseling office, College Connection table in the cafeteria, and at www.bayareachorus.org
                                           Dobie due date:      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
 

                                           Beat the Odds Scholarship   
                                           Apply at:        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

                                            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