Scholarships

Scholarship Information

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Cap & MoneyThere are multiple sources available for scholarships and many different search engines made specifically for searching for these monies. Caution should be used when using websites that ask for personal information and/or payments. Remember to never give your social security number to one of these websites. Listed below are scholarships I have found. Keep in mind that there are many other scholarships available that may not be included on this list. I do suggest that you look at scholarships that are available at the college you are interested in attending. 


The following website has great information regarding scholarships: https://jlvcollegecounseling.com/scholarships/

Scholarships with January deadlines: https://jlvcollegecounseling.com/scholarships/january-scholarships/

Scholarships with December deadlines: https://jlvcollegecounseling.com/scholarships/december-scholarships/​

Scholarships with November deadlines: https://jlvcollegecounseling.com/scholarships/november-scholarships/

Scholarships with October deadlines: https://jlvcollegecounseling.com/scholarships/october-scholarships/​


Other Available Scholarships:

Zavala Scholarship Information (check out their FB page - Cafe con Leche Wichita Falls - for great information too):  http://zavalawf.com/zavala_scholarships.php

Santa Rosa Telephone Cooperativer Scholarship Information: https://s3.amazonaws.com/scschoolfiles/1235/santa_rosa_telephone_coop_scholarship_2018.pdf

Foundation for Rural Service Scholarship Information: https://s3.amazonaws.com/scschoolfiles/1235/foundation_for_rural_service_scholarship_2018.pdf

Abilene Community Foundation Information: http://cfabilene.org/scholarships/ ; https://s3.amazonaws.com/scschoolfiles/1235/community_foundation_of_abilene_.docx

Fort Worth Scottish Rite Foundation Scholarship Information: https://s3.amazonaws.com/scschoolfiles/1235/fw_scottish_rite_foundation_scholarship_2018.pdf

Catholic Life Scholarship Information: https://s3.amazonaws.com/scschoolfiles/1235/catholic_life_scholarship_2018.pdf

TILF Scholarship Information: https://s3.amazonaws.com/scschoolfiles/1235/tilf_2017.pdf

Scholastic Publishing Student Poetry Contest (Grades 3rd – 12th): https://s3.amazonaws.com/scschoolfiles/1235/scholastic_publishing_poetry_contest.pdf

StudentScholarships.org Information: https://s3.amazonaws.com/scschoolfiles/1235/studentscholarshipsorg_oct_2017.pdf

Texas State Air Force Association Essay Contest Information: https://s3.amazonaws.com/scschoolfiles/1235/air_force_association_-_tx_earle_n_parker_essay_contest.pdf

Central Texas Farm Credit Scholarship Information: https://www.centraltexasfarmcredit.com/scholarship-program

Hagan Scholarship Information: https://haganscholarships.org/application/

GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Information: https://www.reaganfoundation.org/education/scholarship-programs/ge-reagan-foundation-scholarship-program/

Scholarships for Students with Disabilities: https://jlvcollegecounseling.com/scholarships/disability/

Scholarships for Undocumented Students: https://jlvcollegecounseling.com/scholarships/undocumented-students/

Angelo State University Carr Scholarship Information: https://s3.amazonaws.com/scschoolfiles/1235/angelo_state_carr_scholarships.pdf

Baylor University Scholarhip Information: https://s3.amazonaws.com/scschoolfiles/1235/baylor_university_scholarships.pdf

Texas State University Scholarhip Information: https://s3.amazonaws.com/scschoolfiles/1235/texas_state_university_scholarships.pdf

University of Texas at Austin Scholarhip Information: https://s3.amazonaws.com/scschoolfiles/1235/university_of_texas_austin_scholarships.pdf


Tuition Free Programs: Many colleges offer tuition-free programs for low-income families (income levels vary by instituion). I am including several of these programs below. Please check with your college to see if they offer tuition-free programs.

List of Texas Schools that Offer Tuition Guarantee Programs – https://s3.amazonaws.com/scschoolfiles/1235/colleges_offering_free_tuition_based_on_family_income.pdf

Another List of Schools that Offer Tuition Guarantee Programs – https://s3.amazonaws.com/scschoolfiles/1235/free_tuition_colleges.pdf

Aggie Assurance Program Information (Texas A&M University) – http://financialaid.tamu.edu/Aggie-Assurance

Bearkat Promise Program Information (Sam Houston State University) – http://www.shsu.edu/dept/financial-aid/bearkat_promise.html

Blue and Gold Guarantee Program Information (Angelo State University) – http://www.angelo.edu/services/scholarship-programs/blue-and-gold-guarantee.php

Bobcat Promise Program Information (Texas State University) – http://www.finaid.txstate.edu/bobcatpromise

Buff Promise Program Information (West Texas A&M University) – http://www.wtamu.edu/buff-promise.aspx

Cougar Promise Program Information (University of Houston) – http://www.uh.edu/financial/undergraduate/types-aid/incentives/cougar-promise/

Emerald Eagle Scholar Program Information (University of North Texas) – https://emeraldeagles.unt.edu

Lamar Promise Program Information (Lamar University) – https://www.lamar.edu/financial-aid/types-of-aid/grants/lamar-promise.html

Mustang Guarantee Program Information (Midwestern State University)https://mwsu.edu/finaid/m-guarantee

Purple Promise Program Information (Stephen F. Austin State University) – http://www.sfasu.edu/1982.asp

Raider Guarantee Program Information (Texas Tech University) – https://www.depts.ttu.edu/financialaid/redRaiderGuarantee.php

Texan Tuition Guarantee Program Information (Tarleton State University) – https://www.tarleton.edu/finaid/typesofaid/TexasTuitionGrant.html

The Forty Acres Scholars Program Information (UT Austin) – http://scholarships.texasexes.org/scholarships/forty-acres-scholars/

UT Dallas Tuition Promise Program Information (UT Dallas) – http://www.utdallas.edu/tuition/promise/

UTEP Promise Program Information (UT El Paso) – https://academics.utep.edu/Default.aspx?tabid=44628

UTSAccess Program Information (UT San Antonio) – http://www.utsa.edu/financialaid/types-of-aid/specialprog/UTSAccess.html

UT Tyler Pathway to Success Program Information (UT Tyler) – http://www.uttyler.edu/financialaid/pathwaytosuccess.php


Hazlewood Act: 

The Hazlewood Act is a State of Texas benefit that provides qualified Veterans, spouses, and dependent children with an education benefit of up to 150 hours of tuition exemption, including most fee charges, at public institutions of higher education in Texas. This does NOT include living expenses, books, or supply fees. Contact your college/university for more details.

Hazelwood Act Information: https://www.tvc.texas.gov/education/hazlewood-act/


Helpful Articles Concerning Scholarships:

Tips for writing scholarship essays: https://jlvcollegecounseling.com/2016/11/04/8-tools-resources-for-writing-the-best-scholarship-essays/#more-8106

10 Scholarship Mistakes to Avoid: https://jlvcollegecounseling.com/2016/12/07/10-scholarship-mistakes-to-avoid/#more-9354

Scholarship SCAMS to Avoid:  https://jlvcollegecounseling.com/2017/10/23/12-scholarship-scams-to-avoid/#more-25839