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:

Scholarships with January deadlines:

Scholarships with December deadlines:​

Scholarships with November deadlines:

Scholarships with October deadlines:​

Other Available Scholarships:

Zavala Scholarship Information (check out their FB page - Cafe con Leche Wichita Falls - for great information too):

Santa Rosa Telephone Cooperativer Scholarship Information:

Foundation for Rural Service Scholarship Information:

Abilene Community Foundation Information: ;

Fort Worth Scottish Rite Foundation Scholarship Information:

Catholic Life Scholarship Information:

TILF Scholarship Information:

Scholastic Publishing Student Poetry Contest (Grades 3rd – 12th): Information:

Texas State Air Force Association Essay Contest Information:

Central Texas Farm Credit Scholarship Information:

Hagan Scholarship Information:

GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Information:

Scholarships for Students with Disabilities:

Scholarships for Undocumented Students:

Angelo State University Carr Scholarship Information:

Baylor University Scholarhip Information:

Texas State University Scholarhip Information:

University of Texas at Austin Scholarhip Information:

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 –

Another List of Schools that Offer Tuition Guarantee Programs –

Aggie Assurance Program Information (Texas A&M University) –

Bearkat Promise Program Information (Sam Houston State University) –

Blue and Gold Guarantee Program Information (Angelo State University) –

Bobcat Promise Program Information (Texas State University) –

Buff Promise Program Information (West Texas A&M University) –

Cougar Promise Program Information (University of Houston) –

Emerald Eagle Scholar Program Information (University of North Texas) –

Lamar Promise Program Information (Lamar University) –

Mustang Guarantee Program Information (Midwestern State University)

Purple Promise Program Information (Stephen F. Austin State University) –

Raider Guarantee Program Information (Texas Tech University) –

Texan Tuition Guarantee Program Information (Tarleton State University) –

The Forty Acres Scholars Program Information (UT Austin) –

UT Dallas Tuition Promise Program Information (UT Dallas) –

UTEP Promise Program Information (UT El Paso) –

UTSAccess Program Information (UT San Antonio) –

UT Tyler Pathway to Success Program Information (UT Tyler) –

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:

Helpful Articles Concerning Scholarships:

Tips for writing scholarship essays:

10 Scholarship Mistakes to Avoid:

Scholarship SCAMS to Avoid: