SCHOLARSHIPS

REMINDER:
 
  Please request official transcripts with time.  The registrar's office is located in the hallway next to the counseling office.  Cost is $1 per transcript.  

  Pasadena ISD students are NOT eligible for the DELL SCHOLARS SCHOLARSHIP     

  

 
SCHOLARSHIPS:
  The Ninfa Laurenzo Scholarship     
                        Application available at:           www.tnlsfhouston.org , P-16, or counseling office      

                                Due date:                                 March 23, 2020 

                           Amount:                                  $5000 - $10000

                           Eligibility/requirements:

    • Graduating high school senior
    • Minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 point scale
    • Demonstrate academic merit
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Plan to attend an accredited university, college, Catholic high school or other institution of higher learning
  Student-View Scholarship    
                        Apply online at:           www.student-view.com          

                                Due date:                    April 22, 2020 

                           Amount:                      $500 - $5000

                           Eligibility/requirements:

    • Graduating high school senior
    • Plan to attend a four-year college, community/junior college or career school
 
   Hope Scholarship    
                       Apply at:                     application available in P-16 and counseling office or download and                                                                 print with following link: Hope Scholarship   

                                Due date:                    March 17, 2020 

                           Eligibility/requirements:

    • Graduating Texas high school senior
    • Must have experienced the death of a sibling or parent
    • Plan to attend a college, technical, or trade school
    • If selected, attendance at the award ceremony is required
 
 Nathan C. Fritsch Memorial Scholarship    
                        Apply at:                     application available in P-16 and counseling office or download and                                                                  print with following link:    Nathan C. Fritsch Memorial Scholarship

                                Due date:                    March 20, 2020 

                           Amount:                      $1,000

                           Eligibility/requirements:

    • Graduating PISD high school senior
    • Pursuing post-secondary studies in education or criminal justice
    • United States citizen and native Texan
    • Minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale

  Karl and Elizabeth Kruse Memorial Scholarship    
                       Apply at:               application available in P-16 and counseling office or download and                                                                  print with following link:   Karl and Elizabeth Kruse Memorial Scholarship 

                                Due date:             March 20, 2020 

                           Amount:               $1,000

                           Eligibility/requirements:

    • Graduating PISD high school senior
    • Interested in pursuing post-secondary studies in a health career program 
    • Minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale
 

    Hall of Fame Scholarship     
                       Apply at:                      PISD athletic website, paper copy available in P-16 and counseling                                                                      office    

                                Due date:                    March 6, 2020 

                           Amount:                      $2,500

                           Eligibility/requirements:

    • Graduating PISD high school senior
    • Has mastered, or has attempted to master, the skills and principles of the athletic programs in which the student has participated 
    • Minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale, at the end of the 1st semester of senior year
    • Must indicate post-graduation plans to attend a college, university or career training program
    • Demonstrate core principles of hard work, persistence and sportsmanship
 

  Dobie Hall of Honor Scholarship    
                        Apply at:                     application available in AP's office, P-16, and counseling office    

                                Due date:                    January 31, 2020 

                           Amount:                      $4,000 ($1,000 per semester for 4 semesters)

                           Eligibility/requirements:

    • Graduating Dobie high school senior
    • Applied to a college or technical school for 2020-2021 school year

   George and Mary Josephine Hamman Foundation Scholarship    
                        Apply online at:           George and Mary Josephine Hamman Foundation Scholarship

                                Due date:                    4:00 PM on February 14, 2020 

                           Amount:                      $20,000 (paid over four years)

                           Eligibility/requirements:

    • Graduating high school senior from the Houston area (eight surrounding counties)
    • Must be a US citizen
    • Minimum SAT score of 1000 or ACT score of 21
    • Demonstrate financial need


   St. Paul Scholarship    
                        Apply online at:           St. Paul Scholarship  (click on programs tab for information)

                                Due date:                    March 1 - March 31, 2020 (application link is only active during                                                                 these dates) 

                           Eligibility/requirements:

    • Graduating high school senior 
    • Must be a Texas resident
    • Demonstrate financial need
    • Taken and received scores from ACT/SAT test
    • Have at least a 2.0 GPA
    • Attend a Texas college or university the fall semester following their graduation


   SPE GCS Scholarship    
                        Apply online at:           www.spegcs.org/scholarship-application-instructions

                                Due date:                    February 21, 2020  

                           Amount:                      $5,000, ($2,500 per semester, renewable for four years)

                           Eligibility/requirements:

    • Graduating high school senior 
    • Be planning to study science or engineering as a freshman in college next year
    • Have a permanent address in one of the 29 counties in the Gulf Coast Section
    • Be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident


   Barry E. Harris Memorial Scholarship    
                        Apply at:                     application available in P-16 or download and print with                                                                          following link: Barry E Harris Scholarship

                           Due date:                    January 8 - March 27, 2020  Turn in application to P-16

                           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


  German Language/Vocal Music Scholarship Competition    
                                Apply online at:                houstonsaengerbund.org/scholarship-program.html

                                     Due date:                        February 15, 2020

                                     Amount:                          $850 - $1,500

                                     Eligibility/requirements:

    • Graduating high school senior
    • US Citizen or permanent legal resident
    • Non-native German speaker
    • Attending college or university in the Fall


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

                                     Due date:                        February 3, 2020

                                     Amount:                          $2,000

                                     Eligibility/requirements:

    • Graduating high school senior
    • Pursue a full-time studies leading to a bachelor's degree at an accredited college or university in the U.S.
    • Must have minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or equivalent
    • Must have minimum 1050 on the SAT or 20 on the ACT


   The Vinson & Elkins L.L.P. Scholarship    
                                Application available:       P-16 or download and print using the following link:                                                                               The Vinson & Elkins L.L.P. Scholarship

                                     Due date:                        April 1, 2020

                                     Amount:                          $10,000

                                     Eligibility/requirements:

    • Graduating Texas high school senior from Houston, Dallas, or Austin
    • Have a strong high school record
    • Demonstrate interest in working in a law firm setting
    • Be in the top 20% of the senior class
    • Have a minimum of 1100 SAT combined score or a minimum of 22 ACT score
    • Have a valid social security Number and have a U.S. Citizenship or Residency in Houston, Dallas or Austin or surrounding areas for continuous seven years 
 

   Capital Farm Credit Scholarship    
                                 Application available:       P-16 or download and print using following link:                                                                                Capital Farm Credit Scholarship                            

                                     Due date:                        February 14, 2020

                                     Amount:                          $1,000

                                     Eligibility/requirements:

    • Graduating Texas high school senior
    • Currently have no less than a "B" grade average
    • Plan on attending an accredited vocational or technical school, college or university
    • Must plan on studying agriculture, education, or natural resources, or related fields
      

    Association for Compensatory Educators of Texas (ACET) Scholarship    
                                    Application available:       P-16 or download and print using following link:                                                                                ACET Scholarship      

                                     Due date:                        February 14, 2020

                                     Amount:                          $1,000

                                     Eligibility/requirements:

    • Graduating high school senior
    • Must have participated at least two years in a federal or state funded compensatory program
    • Plan on attending an accredited post-secondary university, college, community/junior college, technical or vocational school


   Texas Student Housing Scholarship Application    
                                  Application available:       P-16 or download and print using following link:                                                                                  Texas Student Housing Scholarship            

                                       Due date:                        January 31, 2020

                                       Amount:                          Full or partial cost of off-campus room for one                                                                                   academic year

                                       Eligibility/requirements:

      • Must be or have graduated from a Texas High School 
      • Scholarship is open to students accepted to colleges in Austin, College Station, or Denton, Texas, that have not signed off-campus housing leases.
      • Family financial needs may be considered                   

  Jaylen Avery Scholarship    
                                   Application available:     P-16 or print using following link:                                                                                                        www.zphiblz.org/scholarship

                                       Due date:                        January 31, 2020

                                       Amount:                          $1,000 

                                       Eligibility/requirements:

      • Must be a graduating senior in a high school in the Greater Houston area
      • Must be a US Citizen
      • Have a minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale
      • Receiving Special Education services in their respective school
      • Demonstrate financial need to pursue a trade school, 2-year, or 4-year college education
      • May also have documented involvement in extracurricular and community service activities and leadership experience


   Lambda Zeta Minority Engineering Scholarship    
                                   Application available:     P-16 or print using following link:  
                                                                             www.zphiblz.org/scholarship

                                       Due date:                        January 31, 2020

                                       Amount:                          $1,500 

                                       Eligibility/requirements:

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


  High School Community Scholarship    
                                   Application available:     P-16 or print using following link:  
                                                                             www.zphiblz.org/scholarship

                                       Due date:                        January 31, 2020

                                       Amount:                          $2,000 

                                       Eligibility/requirements:

      • Must be a female graduating senior in a high school in the Greater Houston area
      • Rank among the top 25% of their graduating class
      • Must have documented involvement in extracurricular and community service activities
      • Demonstrate financial need to pursue a college education
      • Demonstrate leadership ability



  Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Scholarship    
                                   Apply online at:       https://www.rodeohouston.com/Educational-Support/Scholarships/Apply  

                                       Due date:                February 3, 2020

                                       Amount:                  $20,000 

                                       Eligibility/requirements:

      • Graduating high school senior from 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
 

  Zeta Omega Grant-in-Aid Scholarship    
                                  Application:         available in P-16 or print with following link       
                                                                 Zeta Omega Grant-in-Aid Scholarship

                                       Due date:            April 2, 2020

                                       Amount:              $500 

                                       Eligibility/requirements:

      • Graduating high school senior from the Pasadena ISD or surrounding area school districts
      • Female interested in the field of education or related fields
      • Attend an accredited college or university and must enroll for a minimum of 12 hours per semester


  Dana Michelle Pettaway Servant's Heart Scholarship     
                                      
                                       Application:         available in P-16 or print with following link       
                                                                  DMP Servant's Heart Scholarship

                                       Due date:             March 16, 2020

                                       Amount:              $2,000 

                                       Eligibility/requirements:

      • Graduating high school senior
      • Be a legal U.S. resident
      • Attend high school in Harris County, TX
      • Intend to enroll as a full-time student in an accredited college, vcational or technical school in the Summer or Fall of 2020
      • Minimum GPA of 2.75
      • Minimum of 30 documented service hours                                        


  Gulf Coast Educators Federal Credit Union    
                                                    
                                       Apply:                Application available in P-16 or print with following link

                                                                 2019-20 GCEFCU Scholarship Application 

                                       Due date:           February 28, 2020

                                       Amount:             $4,000 ($500 per semester for 4 years)

                                       Eligibility/requirements: 

      • Must be a graduating senior
      • Be a member in good standing with GCEFCU and a parent must also be a member in good standing with GCEFCU
      • Minimum SAT score of 1000 / ACT score of 21   

 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.
 

  Trent Paul Sims Memorial Scholarship    

                                       Apply:                  Application available in P-16 or print using following link

                                                                  Trent Paul Sims Memorial Scholarship Application

                                       Dobie due date:   April 3, 2020 to P-16

                                       Eligibility/requirements: 

      • Graduating Dobie senior and a member of the Dobie Football Team
      • Demonstrate good sportsman-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)


 
                                        
  

                            
                                           
 
   _______________EXPIRED SCHOLARSHIPS_________________
  
      National Association of Federal Education Program Administrator (NAFEPA) Scholarship     
                                     Application available:       P-16 or download and print using following link:                                                                                NAFEPA Scholarship       

                                            Due date:                            January 10, 2020

                                     Amount:                          $2,500

                                     Eligibility/requirements:

    • Graduating high school senior
    • Pursuing a degree in Education or any other field


   Shell Federal Credit Union John Garrison Scholarship    

                                  Application available:       P-16 or download and print using following link:                                                                                  www.sfcuilife.org       

                                       Due date:                        January 11, 2020

                                       Amount:                          $2,500

                                       Eligibility/requirements:

    • Graduating high school senior
    • Must own or establish a Shell FCU savings account in applicant's name (Account must be in good standing with a minimum $5.00 balance) 
    • Must plan to attend an accredited two-year or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school in the United States


      Chinese Professional Club Scholarship    
                                   Apply online at:       http://www.cpchouston.net

                                       Due date:                December 9, 2019

                                       Amount:                  Up to $5,000 

                                       Eligibility/requirements:

    • Graduating high school senior in the greater Houston area
    • Must be at least 1/4 Chinese American descent
    • Begin full time undergraduate studies in an accredited college, university, or an institution of higher learning in the United States in the Fall of 2020


   Women's Energy Network Scholarship      
                                       Apply online at:        https://form.jotform.com/HOUYWE/2020-fall-ywe-scholarship   

                                       Due date:                 October 26, 2019

                                       Amount:                   $4,000 

                                       Eligibility/requirements: 

    • Graduating high school female from the Greater Houston area
    • Must have exemplary academic records and demonstrate leadership potential
    • Plan on attending an accredited four year university or community college for Fall 2020
                                    
    The Hispanic Heritage Foundation Youth Awards   

                                        Apply online:        https://hhfawards.hispanicheritage.org/2019/forms/welcome.php

                                        Due:                    October 15, 2019 

                                        Amount:              Up to $3,500

                                        Eligibility/requirements:

    • Seniors graduating in the spring of 2020 
    • Minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale
    • Must enroll at an accredited higher education institution in 2020-2021
    • Be of Hispanic heritage (includes Spain, Brazil, Philippines)
    • 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
                              

                 
              RESOURCEFUL WEBSITES/:  

                      
                     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.