SCHOLARSHIPS

     Important Notice:  Please be aware of all scholarship deadlines.  Each deadline is strictly enforced.  Make sure you get any supporting documentation to portable 16 by the Dobie deadline, not the scholarship deadline.  Items that need to be processed through College Now take at least 5 days to  be processed and mailed on time.  Deadline submissions can not be guaranteed if the Dobie deadline has not been met.  
     
     
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    SCHOLARSHIPS:   Tunesia Benard Minority Engineering Scholarship  
                                                          Apply:            Paper copy (P-16/Counseling Center/College Connection table)
                                             Due:             January 25, 2018
                                             Amount:        $500
                                             Eligibility/requirements:
              • Graduating senior
              • Official transcript
              • 3 letters of recommendation
              • African American female
              • Rank in the top 10%
              • 4.5 GPA on a 5 pt scale
              • Community involvement and demonstrate leadership
              • Major in or obtain a bachelor of Science in Engineering
              • Photo
              • Interview (for finalist)
              • Demonstrate financial need
 
                                            General High School Community Scholarship  
                                            Apply:            Paper copy (P-16/Counseling Center/College Connection table)
                                            Due:               January 25, 2018
                                            Amount:         $1,500
                                            Eligibility/requirements:
              • Graduating senior
              • Official transcript
              • 3 letters of recommendation
              • Be in the top 25% of class
              • Community involvement and demonstrate leadership
              • Photo
              • Interview (for finalist)
              • Demonstrate financial need
                                             Conditional Grant Program  
                                                          Apply:                  Paper copy (P-16/Counseling Center/College Connection table)
                                             Due:               February 22, 2018
                                             Amount:         $3,000 max per semester 
                                             Eligibility/requirements:
              • Graduating senior
              • Official transcript
              • Texas resident and eligible to work in the United States
              • SAT minimum of 900 / ACT minimum of 21
              • 3.0 GPA on a 4 pt scale
              • Plan to attend a four year college/university as a full-time student
              • Major in civil engineering or a department approved operational business discipline
              • Student essay
              • Agree to work two years for TxDOT immediately following receipt of baccalaureate degree
                                             Out for Education 2018 Scholarship  
                              Apply:            Paper copy (P-16/Counseling Center/College Connection table)
                              Due:               February 21, 2018
                                             Amount:         $1,000
                                             Eligibilty/requirements:
              • Graduating senior
              • Identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender
              • Official transcript
              • Community involvement
              • Two letters of recommendation
              • Essay
              • Resume
              • Demonstrate financial need
              • Interview for finalist
 
                                            Dobie Coca-Cola Scholarship  
                                            Apply:             Paper copy (P-16/Counseling Center/College Connection table)
                                            Due:                March 30, 2018
                                            Amount:          $500
                                            Eligibility/requirements:
              • J. Frank Dobie High School senior graduating in spring of 2018
              • 3.0 grade point average minimum
              • Community service and extra-curricular activities
              • Must plan on attending a 2 or 4 year college or university full-time
              • Essay on personal goals 
              • 2 letters of  recommendation
              • Official transcript 
                                            Zeta Omega Grant-in-Aid Scholarship
                                            Apply:             Paper copy (P-16/Counseling Center/College Connection table)
                                            Due:                March 26, 2018 to P-16
                                            Amount:          $500
                                            Eligibility/requirements:
              • Graduating high school senior
              • Female
              • Official transcript
              • 2 letters of recommendation
              • Must attend an accredited college or university and be enrolled for a minimum of 12 hours a semester
              • Major in education or a related field
              • Photo   
                                            USDA/1890 National Scholars Program
                                            Apply:             Paper copy (P-16/Counseling Center/College Connection table)
                                            Due:                January 24, 2018 to P-16
                                            Amount:          Full tuition
                                            Eligibility/requirements:
              • Graduating high school senior
              • Official transcript
              • Be a U.S. citizen
              • SAT combined verbal/math/written score of 1080 or ACT composite score of 21
              • 3.0 GPA on a 4 pt scale
              • Have been accepted for admission at one of the nineteen 1890 Historically Black Land Grant Universities
              • Demonstrate leadership and community service
              • Student essay
                                            2018 Natural Disaster Relief Scholarship   
                                            As a small way to help, Baylor has launched a new scholarship for students who were directly impacted by a natural disaster this year. Please click on                                                        the link below "Fill out this form as soon as possible to see if you’re eligible". If you are accepted to Baylor, they will review your scholarship eligibility and                                                                    follow up with you upon your acceptance. Funds will be distributed on a first come, first served basis. 
                                
                                                         Apply:                 Fill out this form as soon as possible to see if you’re eligible
                                                         Due:                 Offer will close on February 1, 2018
                                            Amount:          Up to $7,500

                                            ACET Scholarship  
                                            Apply:            Paper copy (P-16/Counseling Center/College Connection table), electronic template available at www.acetx.org
                                            Due:               February 2, 2018 to P-16
                                            Amount:         $1,000
                                            Eligibility/requirements:
              • Have participated at least two years in a federal or state funded compensatory program
              • Graduating high school senior 
              • Official transcript
              • 2 letters of recommendation 
                                            The Cause Foundation Educational Scholarship  
                                            Apply:             Paper copy (P-16/Counseling Center/College Connection table), also download at www.causefoundation.org
                                                Due:                January 19, 2018 to P-16
                                                Amount:          $2,000
                                                Eligibility/requirements:                
              • Houston area high school senior
              • Official transcript
              • 3 letters of recommendation
              • Essay
              • Resume
              • Minimum 14 hours documented community service
                                            
                                            The Jackie Robinson Foundation  
                                            Apply:            www.jackierobinson.org
                                            Due:               February 1, 2018
                                            Eligibility:
              • Graduating high school senior
              • Plan to attend an accredited and approved four-year institution within the United States
              • Show leadership potential
              • Demonstrate dedication to community service
              • Present evidence of financial need
              • Be a United States citizen
              • Have a minimum SAT score of 1,000 combined on the math and critical reading section or a composite ACT score of 21
              • Photo
              • One letter of recommendation
                                           
                                             Texas Engineering Foundation 
                                            Apply:            Paper copy (P-16/Counseling Center/College Connection table)
                                            Due:               January 12, 2018 to P-16
                                            Eligibility:        
              • Graduating seniors entering college in the fall of 2018
              • U.S. citizen
              • GPA minimum of 3.0
              • SAT minimum of 580 reading & writing and 620 math, ACT minimum of 25 English and 29 math 
              • Enroll in an ABET accredited engineering program
                                             
                                            Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Scholarship Program  
                                
                                             Apply:               www.rodeohouston.com/scholarships
                                                 Due:                   February 5, 2018 (Online Application)
                                                                            February 8, 2018 to P-16 (Supplemental Documents)
                                                  
                                                 General qualifications:        
              • Be a U.S. citizen and a Texas resident
              • Graduate from high school during the 2017-2018 school year
              • Have made a formal application to enroll with intent to attend a Texas college or university and participate in a curriculum leading to a bachelor's degree
              • Texas college must be:
                • Accredited by The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges
                • Not-for-profit                   
                                            
                                             The Science Ambassador Scholarship    
                      
                                             Apply:        ScienceAmbassadorScholarship.org
                                             Due:           December 11, 2017
                                             Amount:     Full-tuition 
                                             Eligibility:   
            • Female
            • High school senior 
            • STEM must be major field of study
            • Three minute video on a STEM topic
            • Plan to attend college/university in United States
          College Applicants: When you apply to a college/university/vocational school also apply for the scholarships that are offered through that school.



      
                         Shell Federal Credit Union John Garrison Scholarship        
                        
                         Apply:        Paper copy (P-16/Counseling Center/College Connection table), www.sfcuilife.org
                         Due:          January 9, 2018 to P-16
                         Amount:     $2500
                         Eligibility:  
          • High school seniors 
          • Official transcript
          • Student essay
          • Plan on attending an accredited 2 yr or 4 yr college/university or vocational-technical school in the United States
          • Letter of recommendation (optional)
          • Must own or establish a Shell FCU savings account
    
                        Trent Paul Sims Memorial Scholarship                 
                        
                        Apply:       Paper copy available (P-16/Counseling Center/College Connection table) 
                               Due:           April 2, 2018 to P-16
                          Eligibility: 
          • High school seniors on the Dobie football team    
          • Transcript
          • 2 recommendation letters (1-teacher, 1-coach)
          • Good grades (A's, B's, and some C's)
          • Plan to attend 2 or  4 year college
          • Student essay
          • Demonstrate sportsman-like conduct on and off the field
                        
                        Hispanic Heritage Youth Awards 2017               
                            
                        Apply:        www.hispanicheritage.org
                        Due:           October 15, 2017 (due date was extended from October 2nd)
                        Amount:     Up to $3500
                        Eligibility:
          • High school senior, graduating in the Spring of 2018
          • Plan to attend college in 2018-2019
          • Identify as being of Hispanic/Latino descent
          • Minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale
          • Able to attend mandatory regional ceremony to receive award
          • U.S. permanent resident/U.S. citizen/or qualify under DACA
                        
                       
                       Texas Student Housing Scholarship                      
                            
                                  Apply:    Paper copy available (P-16/Counseling Center/College Connection table) 
                            
                             Due:      January 24 , 2018 to P-16

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

       Apply:    www.cpchouston.net

       Due:     Friday, November, 10, 2017

       Amount: Up to $5,000       

       Eligibility:  

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

      

        
    
      
    
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