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:
   Dobie Coca Cola Scholarship    
               Application available by:  Paper copy in P-16 or print with link  Dobie Coca-Cola application

                 Due date:                          May 14, 2021  

                 Amount:                            $1000 

                 Eligibility/requirements:

    • Graduating Dobie high school senior
    • Minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.00 scale
    • Must plan on attending a 2 or 4 year college or university full-time
    • Must have or be involved in community service or extra-curricular activities
    • Two letters of recommendation
    • Essay
    • Transcript (unofficial accepted)

   Hanna Timmons Scholarship     
               Application available by:  Paper copy in P-16 or print with link Hanna Timmons Scholarship application

                 Due date:                          May 14, 2021  

                 Amount:                            $500 

                 Eligibility/requirements:

    • Graduating Pasadena high school senior
    • Plan to pursue a degree in education
    • One recommendation letter from a classroom teacher
    • Essay
    • Transcript
 

 

   Ron Carter Cadillac Hyundai Achievers Scholarship      
                 Application available by:   Paper copy in P-16 or download and print Ron Carter Scholarship application

                   Due date:                         January 1st - May 31, 2021  the earlier they receive your application, the more                                                                   times it may be considered.  An application is selected in February, March,                                                                       April, May, and June  

                   Amount:                           $1,000 

                   Eligibility/requirements:

    • Graduating Pasadena ISD senior 
    • Must be a US Citizen
    • Two letters of recommendation
    • Official high school transcript
    • Hand-written essay
    • Winner must be available for photo


                         

 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_________________

      The Scott D. Williams Memorial Scholarship     
                Application available by:  Paper copy in P-16 or print with link Scott D Williams Memorial Scholarship application

                 Due date:                          April 26, 2021  

                 Amount:                            $500 

                 Eligibility/requirements:

  • Graduating Dobie high school senior
  • Member of the Dobie Band or a journalism student in junior and senior year
  • Must enroll in an accredited institution; 2 year college, 4 year college, or technical/vocational school
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Essay
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Senior picture
 

   Alyta Harrell Outstanding Student Scholarship    
                 Application available: click on following link to fill out google doc  Alyta Harrell Application

                 Due date:                        April 23, 2021  

                 Eligibility/requirements: 

    • Graduating Dobie senior
    • Must have attended Beverly Hill Intermediate
 

  Austin J Childs Memorial Scholarship    
               Application available by:  In P-16, or download/print Austin J Childs application   Austin J Childs cover letter (instructions)

                 Due date:                        April 30, 2021  

                 Eligibility/requirements: 

    • Graduating Dobie senior
    • Must be a current member of the Texas FFA program and been in good standing for at least two years
    • Plan on furthering education
    • Demonstrate leadership and character
    • Two recommendation letters
    • Essay
    • Photo
    • Official high school transcript (request to be sent to P-16)


   Vinson & Elkins Scholarship    
                   Apply at:                                     https://www.velaw.com/about-us/diversity-scholarships-fellowships/      

                     Application due:                          Extended to April 15, 2021 

                     Amount:                                      $10,000

                     Eligibility/requirements:  

    • Graduating high school senior

    • Be a member of a racial/ethnic group which has been historically underrepresented in the legal profession and/or identify as a member of the LGBTQ community

    • Have a strong high school record

    • Demonstrate interest in working in a law firm setting

    • Have a financial need

    • Be in the top 20% of their class

    • Have a minimum of 1100 SAT combined score or a minimum of 22 ACT score

    • Have a valid Social Security Number

    • Have U.S. Citizenship or Residency in Houston, Dallas or Austin or surrounding areas for continuous seven years.

 


   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


   Pasadena Strawberry Festival Scholarship     
               Application available by:     Paper copy in P-16 or go to  www.strawberryfest.org 

                 Due date:                           April 9, 2021  

                 Amount:                             $500 to $1500

                 Eligibility/requirements:

    • Graduating Pasadena ISD (and other nearby schools) high school senior
    • Must be a US citizen
    • Minimum 500 word essay on the Battle of San Jacinto History or the History of the Pasadena Strawberry Festival
    • Maximum 100 word essay on why you should be awarded this scholarship
    • Official high school transcript
   


   Richard Moore Elementary Scholarship     
                Application available by:     Paper copy in P-16 or download/print  Moore Scholarship application

                 Due date:                           April 15, 2021  

                 Eligibility/requirements:

    • Graduating Dobie or CTHS high school seniors
    • Must have attended Moore Elementary in 3rd and 4th grades
    • Essay of 150 words
    • Photograph 
 
                   
 

   Christopher Williams Memorial Scholarship    
               Application available by:      Paper copy in P-16 or download/print CEWMLS application    CEWMLS cover letter
                                                                                (Eligible students received application in the mail)
                 Due date:                            April 16, 2021  

                 Amount:                              $1500 

                 Eligibility/requirements:

                    • J. Frank Dobie High School senior graduating in spring of 2021

                    • 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 

                    • Two letters of recommendation

                    • Official transcript 

 
 


   Trent Paul Sims Memorial Scholarship     
               Application available by:    Paper copy in P-16 or download and print Trent Paul Sims Scholarship Application

                 Due date:                          April 16, 2021  

                 Amount:                            $1000 

                 Eligibility/requirements:

    • Graduating Dobie senior and member of the Dobie Football Team
    • Must plan to attend college, either at a 2-year or 4-year institution
    • Must demonstrate good sportsman-like conduct on and off the field
    • Must have good grades in school (A, B, and some C's), submit an official transcript
    • Essay of 200 words or more " Why I Deserve This Scholarship"
    • Recommendation from one teacher and one football coach (forms are included in application)

 


    Public Service Recognition Week Essay Contest    
                 Apply at:                       www.cohemployeenews.com/essay-contest

                   Due date:                       April 19, 2021  

                   Amount:                        $500 - $2000 

                   Eligibility/requirements:

    • Graduating senior from Houston-Area High School
    • Submit 500-word essay about how you would strengthen the City of Houston

   Ford Driving Dreams Scholarship     
                    Apply at:               www.forddrivingdreams.com

                 Due date:             April 6, 2021  

                 Amount:               $2000 

                 Eligibility/requirements:

    • Graduating Houston area high school seniors
    • Accepted to & planning to attend an accredited two-year or four-year college or university by Fall 2021
    • Must submit one letter of recommendation
    • Must have cumulative GPA of at least 3.0
    • Essay of 500 - 1000 words
    • Official high school transcript (send transcript to P-16/Ms. Solis, then check if I have received it (at least 48 hours after request), then come to P-16, you will sign in to your scholarship account and I will upload it for you)

   Black Sail Holdings Scholarship    
               Application available by:  counseling office, P-16, or download/print  Black Sail Holdings Scholarship Application

                 Due date:                        April 1, 2021  

                 Amount:                          $4000 

                 Eligibility/requirements:

    • Dobie senior graduating in May 2021 
    • One letter of recommendation
         
 
   Bay Area A&M Club Scholarship     
               Apply by:                submitting required documents Bay Area A&M Club Scholarship Notice

                 Due date:               March 31, 2021  

                 Amount:                 $1,500 

                 Eligibility/requirements:

    • Graduating high school senior
    • Must be a U.S. Citizen
    • Must be accepted and intend to enroll at TAMU or TAMUG in the Fall semester of 2021
 
    Leigh Ledford Scholarship    
               Application available by:  Paper copy in P-16 or download/print Leigh Ledford Scholarship application

                 Due date:                        April 1, 2021  

                 Amount:                          $1000

                 Eligibility/requirements:

    • Graduating Dobie senior
    • Must have been enrolled in orchestra classes at BHI for 2 years and at Dobie for 4 years
    • Must enroll as a full-time student in an accredited two-year, four-year college or university
    • Must have maintained a satisfactory record of achievement at Dobie 
    • Must exhibit outstanding character and citizenship
    Jacques DeMolay Lodge Scholarship Fund, Inc     
                 Apply at:                       Jacques DeMolay Lodge application

                   Due date:                       March 31, 2021  

                   Amount:                        $1,500 

                   Eligibility/requirements:

    • Graduating senior from Houston-Area High School between January 1,2021 - July 31, 2021
    • Minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale
    • Must plan to enroll in an accredited college or university following graduation
    • Two recommendation letters
    • Submit copy of SAT/ACT score report

  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 



   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


  Cherry Foundation Vocational Scholarship     
               Application available by:  counseling office, P-16, or download/print  Cherry Foundation Vocational application

                 Due date:                        March 31, 2021  

                 Amount:                          $4000 ($1000 per semester for 4 semesters) 

                 Eligibility/requirements:

    • Dobie senior graduating in May of 2021
    • Must pursue a vocational certification, trade program or technical school
    • Three recommendation letters

   Nathan C. Fritsch Memorial Scholarship     
                 Application available by:    Paper copy in P-16 or download and print Fritsch Scholarship Application

                   Due date:                          March 26, 2021  

                   Amount:                            $1000 

                   Eligibility/requirements:

    • Pasadena ISD graduating senior
    • Interested in pursuing post-secondary studies in education or criminal justice
    • Must be a US Citizen and a native Texan 
    • Currently have at least a 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale
    • Two recommendation letters
    • Personal Essay
 


   Karl and Elizabeth Kruse Memorial Scholarship    
                 Application available by:   Paper copy in P-16 or download and print Kruse Memorial Scholarship

                   Due date:                         March 26, 2021  

                   Amount:                           $1000 

                   Eligibility/requirements:

    • Pasadena ISD graduating senior
    • Interested in pursuing post-secondary studies in a health career program 
    • Currently have at least a 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale
    • Two recommendation letters
    • Personal Essay
 
 
     Hall of Fame Scholarship     
                  Application available by:   Paper copy in P-16 or download and print HOF Scholarship application

                   Due date:                         March 26, 2021  

                   Amount:                           $2,500 

                   Eligibility/requirements:

    • Graduating Pasadena ISD senior
    • Minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale
    • Must have completed two (2) concurrent years at a PISD High School 
    • Must have participated in a UIL sport during the student’s senior year
    • Demonstrated and represented -- on campus and within the community -- the core principles of hard work, persistence and sportsmanship
    • Mastered, or has attempted to master, the skills and principles of the athletic programs in which the student has participated
    • plans to attend a college, university or career training program
    Barry E. Harris Memorial Scholarship     

                 Application available by:   Paper copy in P-16 or download and print Barry E. Harris Scholarship application

                   Due date:                         March 29, 2021  

                   Amount:                           $2,000 (paid over two years)

                   Eligibility/requirements:

    • Graduating Dobie high school senior
    • Involved in athletics each year enrolled at Dobie
    • Received at least one letter in a sport 
    • Maintained a minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale
    • Accepted into college, university, or trade school at time of award
    • Not receiving full financial aid
    Frazier Elementary Scholarship    
               Application available by:   Paper copy in P-16 or download/print Frazier Elementary Scholarship Application

                 Due date:                         March 26, 2021  

                 Amount:                           $500 - $1000 (Five scholarships available)

                 Eligibility/requirements:

    • Graduating Dobie senior
    • Must have attended Frazier Elementary in 3rd and 4th grade
    • Must be a good citizen
  

   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)

   The Doug Miller Don Sanders Scholarship Fund     
               Apply at:         http://www.dmdsscholarship.org/apply

                 Due date:        March 15, 2021  

                 Amount:          A four-year commitment to tuition and living expenses plus one semester abroad

                 Eligibility/requirements:

    • Graduating Texas high school senior
    • Minimum 2.5 GPA
    • Must be accepted to a college
    • Three recommendation letters from non relative adults
    • Must provide high school transcript
 

  Alzheimer's Awareness College Scholarship Essay Contest     
                   Apply at:                                     www.alzfdn.org/scholarship 

                     Application due:                          Extended to March 1, 2021 

                     Amount:                                      Up to $5000 

                     Eligibility/requirements:  

    • Graduating high school senior
    • Must attend an accredited college/university in 2021
    • Submit a 1200 - 1500 essay on the impact of Alzheimer's
 

  Dobie Hall of Honor Scholarship     
                   Application available:             Paper copy in P-16 or download and print Dobie Hall of Honor application

                     Application due:                      Extended to March 1, 2021 

                     Amount:                                  $1000 per semester for 4 semesters

                     Eligibility/requirements:  

  • Graduating Dobie senior
  • Applied to a college or technical school for 2021-2022 school year
  • Three recommendation letters

   American Legion Auxiliary Dept. of Texas 22nd District Nursing Scholarship     
               Application:  Paper copy in P-16 or download/print 22nd District Nurses Scholarship Application     
                 Due date:      March 1, 2021          

                 Eligibility/requirements:

    • Graduating Texas high school senior
    • Direct descendant of a veteran who served in the Armed Forces during the eligibility dates for membership in The American Legion
    • Plan to attend a Texas educational institution
    • Four letters of recommendation
    • 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.

  

  Coolidge Scholarship    
                     For information and application go to:     coolidgescholars.org         

                     Application due:                                     Extended to February 24th, 2021 

                     Amount:                                                 Full-ride 

                     Eligibility/requirements:  

    • High school junior 

    • Plan to enroll in college in the fall of 2022

    • American citizen or legal permanent resident



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

                    Due date:                                     Extended to February 26, 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

 
   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

 

    Hispanic Scholarship Fund        
                   Apply at:                                    https://www.hsf.net/scholarship 

                     Application due:                          February 15, 2021 

                     Amount:                                      $500 - $5000 

                     Eligibility/requirements:  

    • Graduating high school senior
    • Must be of Hispanic heritage

    • U.S. citizen, permanent legal resident, or DACA 

    • Minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for high school students; minimum of 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent) for college and graduate students

    • Plan to enroll full-time in an accredited, public or not-for-profit, four-year university, or graduate school, in the US, for the 2021-2022 academic year

    • Submit the FAFSA or state-based financial aid forms (if applicable)

  

     2021 Hamilton Award     
                       Apply at:                                     https://www.hamiltonscholars.org/apply   

                     Application due:                          January 27, 2021 

                     Amount:                                      $500

                     Eligibility/requirements:  

  • be a junior in high school
  • be high-achieving and service-focused
  • possess grit and perseverance
  • have demonstrated need
  • live in the United States (though you don’t have to be a resident!)
  • be college-bound to a US-based institution
  • be committed to participating in our rigorous five-year curriculum
  • be able to attend New York Leader Week July 10-15, 2021
 

   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

  
  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
  

    Jackie Robinson Foundation     
                   Apply at:                                     https://www.jackierobinson.org/apply/

                     Application due:                          February 1, 2021 

                     Amount:                                      $1000 per semester for 4 semesters

                     Eligibility/requirements:  

    • Be a graduating high school senior;
    • Plan to attend an accredited and approved four-year institution within the United States;
    • Show leadership potential;
    • Demonstrate a dedication to community service;
    • Present evidence of financial need;
    • Be a United States citizen;
    • Have a minimum SAT score of 1,000 combined on the math and critical reading sections or a composite ACT score of 21;
    • Not possess a degree from a 2 or 4–year College when applying for the scholarship

     Chinese Professional Club Scholarship     
                   Apply at:                                     Chinese Professional Club Scholarship application link     

                     Application due:                          January 18, 2021 

                     Amount:                                      $2,000 - $5,000

                     Eligibility/requirements:  

    • Graduating high school senior

    • Must live in the Greater Houston area

    • Identify as having a quarter Chinese descent

    • Plan to enroll in college in 2021


    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



   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


   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

    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:  
                    https://www.goingmerry.com/    Free scholarship matching website.  Plus other resources/tools.

                   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.