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Looking for scholarships? Browse links to over 30 scholarship websites and numerous scholarship opportunities open to junior and senior students. Bookmark this page and check back regularly for new additions. Be mindful of deadlines and begin the application process early!


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Scholarship Websites

Scholarship Opportunities

Scholarships are organized by deadline (earliest listed first).

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“You Deserve It!” Scholarship

Deadline: Monthly Ongoing

ScholarshipOwl is giving away a $1,000 “You Deserve It!” Scholarship to one student at least 16 years of age pursuing any major. A winner will be chosen at random. The scholarship winner will have the funds go towards their tuition fees. Learn more and apply.


Texas Electric Cooperatives Loss Control Scholarship

Deadline: January 19, 2018

Texas Electric Cooperatives offers scholarships to children of employees of an electric cooperative, municipal electric utility, or contractor participating in TEC Loss Control services. Learn more and apply.


Healthcare Leaders Scholarship

Deadline: January 29, 2018

Nurse.org is seeking applications for the Healthcare Leaders Scholarship with an award of $1,000. Students must have a GPA of 3.0 or above, be pursuing a degree related to healthcare, and submit a 600-1000 word essay. Learn more and apply.


HonorsGradU Design A Better Future Scholarship

Deadline: February 11, 2018

High school seniors are invited to submit a proposal for how they’ll better their communities for a chance to win one of five $10,000 tuition awards. HonorsGradU will also fund the top project up to $5,000. Learn more and apply.


oxyGEN Scholarship

Deadline: February 28, 2018

The oxyGEN scholarship program offers national and local scholarships in an effort to encourage and promote students interested in the fields of STEM. Learn more and apply.


Life Lessons Scholarship Program

Deadline: March 1, 2018

Life Happens sponsors the annual Life Lessons Scholarship Program for college students and college-bound high school seniors who have lost a parent or guardian. The program awards 11 scholarships, each ranging from $5,000 to $15,000. Learn more and apply.


Conditional Grant Program

Deadline: March 1, 2018

The Conditional Grant Program is available to eligible students pursuing a degree in civil engineering or in a TxDOT-approved operational business discipline. Students accepted into the program receive up to $3,000 per semester or $6,000 per academic year for tuition, based on financial need. Learn more and apply.


Ruiz 4 Kids Scholarship

Deadline: March 9, 2018

Ruiz 4 Kids awards scholarships to graduating high school seniors and community college transfer students. Learn more and apply.


Gerald Kendrick Scholarship

Deadline: March 15, 2018

The Collin County Chapter of TAAO is offering two $1,500 scholarships to graduating high school seniors. Learn more and apply.


Blue Ridge Riding Club Scholarship

Deadline: March 24, 2018

The Blue Ridge Riding Club awards scholarships to graduating high school seniors, ranging in amount from $500 to $1500. Learn more and apply.


Collin College Scholarship

Deadline: March 25, 2018

Collin College scholarships for Fall 2018 semester are open from Jan. 15 through March 25. Learn more and apply.


Proud Texan Scholarship

Deadline: March 30, 2018

The Law Office of Hilda L. Sibrian, P.C., offers a $2,500 scholarship to help one Texas student go to college, law school, or other institute of higher education. Learn more and apply.


Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Deadline: March 31, 2018

The Hispanic Scholarship Fund has awarded more than $550 million in scholarships and provides a range of impactful programs for students, HSF scholars, alumni, and parents. The application opens January 1, 2018. Learn more and apply.


Collin County Master Gardeners Scholarship

Deadline: April 13, 2018

The Collin County Master Gardeners Association will award two $2,000 scholarships to two eligible Collin County high school seniors for the 2018-19 academic year. Learn more and apply.


Texas Interscholastic League Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: May 11, 2018 (opens March 1)

The Texas Interscholastic League Foundation (TILF) awards scholarships to eligible UIL participants, ranging in amount from $500 to $20,000. Learn more and apply.

 
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