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Academic Rodeo Scholarships
Sponsor: East Texas State Fair
2112 West Front Street
Tyler, TX 75702
Eligibility: Applicants must be in grades 6 through 8 or 9 through 12 and must place in the top three in a contest at the Academic Rodeo in the current year. Selection is based on academic achievement, extracurricular activities, community service and goals.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 14
How to apply: Applications are available online and are to include an official transcript, four letters of recommendation and an essay.
Website: http://www.etstatefair.com/

Alliance Data Scholarship
Sponsor: United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
1805 7th Street NW
Washington, DC 20001
Eligibility: Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, live in the Dallas Metropolitan Area, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and have unmet financial need that is verified by the college or university financial aid office. UNCF students are encouraged to complete the UNCF General Scholarship application to be matched with scholarships for which they meet the criteria.

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.uncf.org

Animal Health International FFA Scholarship
Sponsor: National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility: Applicants must be under 23 years of age and current members of FFA. Applicants must be residents of one of the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington or Wyoming. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.ffa.org

Beginning Teacher Scholarships
Sponsor: Texas Retired Teachers Foundation
Attn: Scholarship Committee
313 E. 12th Street
Suite 220
Austin, TX 78701
Eligibility: Applicants must be relatives of an active member of the Texas Retired Teachers Association (TRTA),earning or earned a bachelor's or master's degree in education and pursuing or have pursued their teaching certification exam.

Amount: $750
Deadline: March 16
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: https://trtf.org/

BNSF Railway Company FFA Scholarship
Sponsor: National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility: Applicants must be current FFA members and high school seniors or college students planning to enroll or currently enrolled full-time. Students must be pursuing a four-year degree in one of the following agricultural fields: business management, economics, sales and marketing or finance. They must be residents of California, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota or Texas. Applicants must have at least a 3.0 GPA. Students only need to complete the online application one time to be considered for all FFA-administered scholarships. The application requires information about the student's activities and a 1,000-word essay. Awards may be used for books, supplies, tuition, fees and room and board.

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.ffa.org

Bob C. Powers Scholarship
Sponsor: North Texas Fair and Rodeo
2217 N. Carroll Boulevard
Denton, TX 76201
Eligibility: Applicants must be a high school senior and involved in school, their community and FFA, FHA or 4-H activities. Selection is based on academic achievement, extracurricular activities and financial need.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: April 1
How to apply: Applications are available online and must include two letters of recommendation and two photos.
Website: http://www.ntfair.com/

Career Colleges and Schools of Texas Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Career Colleges and Schools of Texas
Lisa Tomsio
823 Congress Avenue
Suite 230
Austin, TX 78701
Eligibility: Participating institutions, which are listed on the website, provide scholarships to students who choose to enroll at their schools. Since each school has its own guidelines, applicants should contact a particular school for more information.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applicants should contact their high school counselors or participating schools.
Website: http://ccst.org/

Catherine D. Felsing Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Done Right Foundation Repair
Felsing Scholarship Foundation
P.O. Box 1517
Manchaca, TX 78652
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating high-school seniors in the Austin, TX area with a minimum 3.0 GPA who are planning to pursue a field of medicine that benefits depression or addiction recovery. In addition to the application, students must also submit a one-page letter explaining why they should be considered for the scholarship and how they plan on improving the lives of those affected by depression and/or substance addiction.

Amount: $2,500
Deadline:
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.donerightfoundationrepair.com/scholarship-opportunities/

Collegiate Scholarship
Sponsor: Texas 4-H Youth Development Foundation
4180 Highway 6
College Station, TX 77845
Eligibility: Applicants must have actively participated in a 4-H program during their high school years. They must be currently enrolled full-time with at least a 2.7 GPA. Recipients must have completed at least 30 credit hours by the time scholarship payments begin. Awards are based on financial need, academic achievement and 4-H experience.

Amount: $1,500-$1,800
Deadline: February 24
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://texas4-h.tamu.edu

Courageous Heart Scholarship
Sponsor: Texas 4-H Youth Development Foundation
4180 Highway 6
College Station, TX 77845
Eligibility: Applicants must be current active members and have actively participated in a 4-H program for two of the past three years. They must have formally applied to a Texas college or university, and they must meet all requirements for admission. Students must provide documentation of the obstacles they have faced.

Amount: $5,000
Deadline: February 7
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://texas4-h.tamu.edu

Curwen-Guidry-Blackburn Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Southern Bowling Congress
9817 Miller Road
Sherwood, AR 72120
Eligibility: Students must be high school seniors and currently bowling in a USBC Certified Youth League. Students must reside in a Southern Bowling Congress member state which includes Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee and Texas. Applicants must have bowled in a USBC Certified Youth League three of four years in high school and have bowled 75 percent of the league schedule. Students must have a minimum grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale and achieved an ACT composite score of 20 or SAT composite score of 1410.

Amount: $750
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official high school grade and credits transcript with a minimum of six semesters of information that includes ACT and/or SAT scores and a personal letter of recommendation from high school principal or counselor are required.
Website: http://www.southernbowlingcongress.org/

Czech Center Museum Houston Academic Scholarship
Sponsor: Czech Cultural Center
4920 San Jacinto
Houston, TX 77004
Eligibility: Applicants must have at least one Czech parent and be full-time undergraduate degree candidates to a four-year college or university. They must either be Texas residents or sons or daughters of members of the Czech Cultural Center Houston. Financial need is considered.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: March 12
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.czechcenter.org

Dixie Boys Baseball Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Dixie Boys Baseball
P.O. Box 8263
Dothan, AL 36304
Eligibility: Applicants must plan to pursue undergraduate studies at a college or university. An application, financial statement, two recommendation letters, proof of baseball participation, transcript and essay are required. Selection is based on class rankings, strong school and community leadership and financial need. Programs are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

Amount: $1,250
Deadline: April 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://baseball.dixie.org

Dixie Youth Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Dixie Youth Baseball, Inc.
Johnny Berthelot, Chairman Scholarship Committee
110 South Bolivar Street
Suite 207
Marshall, TX 75670
Eligibility: Applicants must have been registered on a Dixie Youth Baseball team participating in a franchised Dixie Youth Baseball Inc. league prior to reaching age thirteen. Selection is based on financial need, scholastic record and citizenship. Programs are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Contact your local league officials or a district, state or national director for an application, and applications are also available online.
Website: http://youth.dixie.org/

Don’t Mess with Texas Scholarship
Sponsor: Don't Mess with Texas
Sherry Matthews Advocacy
200 South Congress Avenue
Austin, TX 78704
Eligibility: Student must be a Texas high school senior who wants to attend a two- or four-year college or university in Texas. To apply for the scholarship, students must complete the application and one or two essays and submit two letters of recommendation (one from a school-related source and the other from a non-school related source).

Amount: $2,000-$6,000
Deadline: March 26
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.dontmesswithtexas.org/education/scholarships/

Fastline Publications FFA Scholarship
Sponsor: National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility: Applicants may be from Iowa or Texas and working toward two-year degrees in agricultural business management, farm and ranch management, livestock management or agricultural sales and marketing. Applicants may also be from Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Wisconsin, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana, Pennsylvania, New York, North Dakota, South Dakota, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina or South Carolina and working toward four-year degrees in agricultural business management, farm and ranch management, livestock management or agricultural sales and marketing. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: An application form is required.
Website: http://www.ffa.org

Fred R. McDaniel Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: American Radio Relay League Foundation
225 Main Street
Newington, CT 06111-1494
Eligibility: Applicants must have at least a general ham radio license, be residents of and attend a post-secondary institution in the FCC Fifth Call District (Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi or New Mexico) and be studying for a bachelor's or graduate degree in electronics, communications or a related field. Preference is given to applicants with a 3.0 GPA or higher.

Amount: $500
Deadline: January 31
How to apply: Applications are available online but must be sent in by mail.
Website: http://www.arrl.org/the-arrl-foundation

Herff Jones Scholarship
Sponsor: University Interscholastic League
1701 Manor Road
Austin, TX 78722
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating high school seniors in Texas, have a 3.0 or higher GPA and plan to major or minor in a communications-related field. Students must also have been involved in journalism during high school.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: April 4
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, letter of recommendation and three to five samples of student journalism work are required.
Website: http://www.uiltexas.org

Herman J. Smith Scholarship
Sponsor: National Housing Endowment
1201 15th Street NW
Washington, DC 20005
Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time undergraduate or graduate students attending an accredited four-year institution. They must have at least one more year of study to complete after the date of award disbursement; fifth-year seniors are ineligible for this award. They must be majoring in and planning to pursue a career in mortgage finance, construction management or another construction-related subject. Preference is given to Texas residents, students who attend school in Texas and current members of their school's National Association of Home Builders student chapter. Selection is based on academic merit, recommendations, work experience, extracurricular activities, career goals and financial need.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 26
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, course schedule, official transcripts and three recommendation letters are required.
Website: http://www.nationalhousingendowment.org

Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Scholarships
Sponsor: Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo
Educational Programs Department
P.O. Box 20070
Houston, TX 77225-0070
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens and be graduating high school seniors from public schools who have completed a current FAFSA. Applicants must also plan to attend and have applied to an accredited, not-for-profit university in Texas after graduation. SAT or ACT scores are required. Selection is based on financial need, academic performance and demonstrated leadership. Multiple types of scholarship are available. Specific eligibility criteria and deadlines differ for each scholarship.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 6
How to apply: Applications are available online. A copy of the application and other required documentation (varies for each scholarship) must be mailed to the Office of Educational Programs.
Website: http://www.rodeohouston.com

Ivomec Generations of Excellence Internship and Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Texas CattleWomen
Erin Worrell
657 Blue Oak Trail
Harper, TX 78631
Eligibility: Applicants must be permanent residents of Texas and be graduate students or rising undergraduate juniors or seniors who are enrolled at a Texas college or university. They must be majoring in agriculture or a related subject, must have a background in beef cattle and have a GPA of 2.5 or higher. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: April 1
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and supporting materials are required.
Website: http://txcattlewomen.org/

J.A. Knowles Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: United Methodist Church
Office of Loans and Scholarships
P.O. Box 340007
Nashville, TN 37203-0007
Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled full-time at any accredited college or graduate school in Texas and active members of the Methodist church in Texas for at least one year before applying for the scholarship. Students must have at least a 2.5 GPA and be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 5
How to apply: Applications are available online in January.
Website: http://www.gbhem.org

James M. and Virginia M. Smyth Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta Inc.
50 Hurt Plaza
Suite 449
Atlanta, GA 30303
Eligibility: Students must have at least a 3.0 GPA, and they must have community service experience. Applicants must plan to obtain a degree in the arts and sciences, music, ministry or human services. Preference will be given to students from the following states: Missouri, Mississippi, Georgia, Illinois, Oklahoma, Texas and Tennessee. Applicants must demonstrate financial need. Adult students may also apply.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.cfgreateratlanta.org

Jere W. Thompson, Jr. Scholarship
Sponsor: Dallas Foundation
Reagan Place at Old Parkland
3963 Maple Avenue
Suite 390
Dallas, TX 75219
Eligibility: Applicants must be rising undergraduate juniors enrolled full-time at a Texas postsecondary institution. They must be majoring in civil engineering or construction engineering and must demonstrate financial need. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application. Special consideration may go to those living in Collin, Dallas, Denton and Tarrant counties. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

Amount: Up to $4,000
Deadline: May 1
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, financial information survey, a copy of the applicant's FAFSA form, an official transcript, personal statement and one to three recommendation letters are required.
Website: http://www.dallasfoundation.org

Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Jimmy Rane Foundation
P.O. Box 40
Abbeville, AL 36310
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors or college freshmen or sophomores who are residents of Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia or the District of Columbia. Students must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 for high school seniors or 2.75 for college students. Selection is based on academic excellence, community involvement, leadership skills, awards and honors and financial need.

Amount: $500-$5,000
Deadline: February 7
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.jimmyranefoundation.org

Lee Magnon Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) International Foundation
15835 Park Ten Place
Houston, TX 77084-5145
Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled full-time as an undergraduate at an accredited two- or four-year college or university. Applicants must be studying engineering and/or science at their chosen school. Applicants must have permanent residence in the NACE Central Area which includes the following states: Arkansas, Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

Amount: $2,500
Deadline: January 1
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, two recommendation forms, an academic transcript and scholarship essay questions are required.
Website: http://nace-foundation.org/

Mahindra USA Women in Ag Scholarship
Sponsor: National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility: Applicants must be pursuing a degree in the field of agriculture and reside in one of the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, New York, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia or West Virginia. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required as well as participation in community service, financial need and leadership ability. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $2,500
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.ffa.org

Markley Scholarship
Sponsor: National Association for Campus Activities
13 Harbison Way
Columbia, SC 29212
Eligibility: Applicants must attend a college/university in the former NACA South Central Region (AR, LA, NM, OK, TX); must be enrolled as juniors, seniors or graduate students at a four-year institution or as sophomores at a two-year institution and must have a minimum 2.5 GPA.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: September 1
How to apply: Applications are available online. Only ELECTRONIC applications and supporting documents submitted through the online scholarship application will be accepted.
Website: http://www.naca.org

MetLife Foundation FFA Scholarship
Sponsor: National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility: Applicants must be working toward four-year degrees in specific areas of agriculture including public service and administration, agribusiness management, range/soil science, public communications, plant or animal breeding and genetics, education, plant pathology, journalism, technology, extension, mechanization, public relations, finance, economics, sales, marketing or engineering. Applicants must also be residents of one of the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, Wisconsin or Wyoming. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.ffa.org

MexAustin IME/Beccas Scholarship
Sponsor: MexAustin
Foundation Communities
2600 W. Stassney Lane
Austin, TX 78745
Eligibility: Applicants must be first time college students in the fall and be from one of the following Texas counties: Bastrop, Bell, Blanco, Brown, Burnet, Caldwell, Coryell, Comanche, Coleman, Falls, Fayette, Hamilton, Hays, Llano, Lampasas, Lee, McLennan, Milam, Mills, Limestone, San Saba, Travis or Williamson. A minimum 2.5 GPA is required. Students must be Mexican immigrants, children of Mexican immigrants, Latino immigrants (other than Mexican) or children of Latino immigrants. Proof of financial need is required.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: April 30
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.mexaustin.com

North Texas State Fair Association Scholarship
Sponsor: North Texas Fair and Rodeo
2217 N. Carroll Boulevard
Denton, TX 76201
Eligibility: Applicants must be a high school senior who has actively participated in school, community, FFA, FHA or 4-H activities. Selection is based on academic success, extracurricular involvement and financial need.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: April 1
How to apply: Applications are available online and should include two letters of recommendation and two photos.
Website: http://www.ntfair.com/

Promise of Nursing Regional Scholarship Program
Sponsor: National Student Nurses' Association
45 Main Street
Suite 606
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens, permanent residents or resident aliens. They must be enrolled in a nursing degree program at a school located in Georgia (graduate students only), Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, New Jersey (graduate students only), Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Washington, certain areas in California, certain areas in Texas or certain areas in Florida. Selection is based on academic merit, involvement in community health and financial need.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: January 14
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official transcript and other supporting materials are required. $10 processing fee.
Website: http://www.nsna.org

Red Oak Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: University Interscholastic League
1701 Manor Road
Austin, TX 78722
Eligibility: Applicants must be Texas residents who have participated in a University Interscholastic League (UIL) academic event. They must have plans to become a K-12 public school teacher in Texas and be planning to attend Texas Wesleyan University or a four-year public university located in Texas. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $600
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and supporting materials are required.
Website: http://www.uiltexas.org

Richard A. Brown Memorial Scholarship for Students
Sponsor: Texas Computer Education Association
P.O. Box 18507
Austin, TX 78760
Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time undergraduates who are attending an accredited college or university and must be preparing for a career in education. They must have completed 24 credits or more of their degree program and must have a GPA of 2.75 or higher on a four-point scale. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: October 14
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcript, three recommendation letters and two personal statements are required.
Website: http://www.tcea.org

SALE Scholarships
Sponsor: San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo
P.O. Box 200230
San Antonio, TX 78220-0230
Eligibility: Applicants must participate in either the horse, livestock or rodeo portion of the San Antonio Livestock Show and Rodeo.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: December 1
How to apply: Applications are available online to enter a show category.
Website: http://www.sarodeo.com

San Angelo Stock Show and Rodeo Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: San Angelo Stock Show and Rodeo
200 W. 43rd Street
San Angelo, TX 76903
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school students who participate in the San Angelo Stock Show and Rodeo as part of a 4-H, FFA or FHA program. Students must plan to attend an accredited Texas university, college or technical school. Selection is based on both work inside and outside the classroom.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: April 1
How to apply: Applications are available by mail.
Website: http://www.sanangelorodeo.com/

Simon Youth Foundation Community Scholarship
Sponsor: Simon Youth Foundation
225 W. Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors who plan to attend an accredited two- or four-year college, university or technical/vocational school full-time. Scholarships are awarded without regard to race, color, creed, religion, gender, disability or national origin, and recipients are selected on the basis of financial need, academic record, potential to succeed, participation in school and community activities, honors, work experience, a statement of career and educational goals and an outside appraisal. Awards are given at every Simon mall in the U.S.

Amount: $1,500
Deadline: March 5
How to apply: Applications are available online. Only the first 3,000 applications that the organization receives are considered.
Website: http://www.syf.org

Tad Nelson Law Firm Scholarship
Sponsor: Law Offices of Tad Nelson & Associates
820 East Main Street
League City, TX 77573
Eligibility: Applicants must be current high school seniors or college students in the state of Texas who are also interested in pursuing careers in the field of law. Applicants must include a financial aid report showing the household income status and an official transcript. A minimum 3.0 GPA is required. Submission of letters of recommendation and/or a resume is recommended but not required. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted. Selection is mostly based on financial need, although achievements are considered.

Amount: $500
Deadline: May 31
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application, student aid report and official transcript are required.
Website: http://www.tadnelsonlaw.com/scholarship-application/

Technical Certification Scholarship
Sponsor: Texas 4-H Youth Development Foundation
4180 Highway 6
College Station, TX 77845
Eligibility: Applicants must be current active members and have actively participated in a 4-H program for at least two of the past three years. They must have formally applied to a Texas college or university, and they must meet all requirements for admission. Students must not have any plans to continue their college education after completion of a technical program.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 7
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://texas4-h.tamu.edu

Texas 4-H Opportunity Scholarship Program - Baccalaureate Scholarships
Sponsor: Texas 4-H Youth Development Foundation
4180 Highway 6
College Station, TX 77845
Eligibility: Students must be high school seniors who have actively participated in a Texas 4-H program during the current year and at least two of the three previous years. They must have formally applied to a Texas college or university, and they must meet the school's admission requirements. Applicants must have a score of at least 1350 on the SAT or 19 on the ACT. Students must provide information about their 4-H achievements, financial need, community service participation and leadership skills.

Amount: $3,000-$20,000
Deadline: February 3
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://texas4-h.tamu.edu

Texas Broadcast Education Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Texas Association of Broadcasters
502 E. 11th Street
Suite 200
Austin, TX 78701
Eligibility: Applicants must be TAB student members or attend a TAB member college or university. All eligible applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and enroll full-time in a program that emphasizes radio or television broadcasting or communications at a college or university in Texas.

Amount: $2,000-$5,000
Deadline: April 15
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form is required.
Website: http://www.tab.org

Texas Elks State Association Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Texas Elks State Association (TESA)
1963 FM 1586
Gonzales, TX 78629
Eligibility: Applicants must be seniors in Texas high schools who are not in the top 5 percent of their class. They must be U.S. citizens and Texas residents.

Amount: $1,250
Deadline: February 17
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcript, SAT or ACT scores, applicant statement and parent statement are required.
Website: http://www.texaselks.org

Texas Elks State Association Teenager of the Year Contest
Sponsor: Texas Elks State Association (TESA)
1963 FM 1586
Gonzales, TX 78629
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating high school seniors from Texas. Selection criteria include SAT/ACT scores, honors and awards, participation and leadership in extracurricular activities and neatness and organization of application.

Amount: $500-$1,500
Deadline: February 17
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and documentation of awards and activities are required.
Website: http://www.texaselks.org

Texas Elks State Association Vocational Grant Program
Sponsor: Texas Elks State Association (TESA)
1963 FM 1586
Gonzales, TX 78629
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens and Texas residents 18 years of age or older. They must plan to enroll full-time in a two-year or less vocational or technical program that results in a certificate, diploma or associates degree.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: March 31
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, personal statement, letter from parent or other person with knowledge of family background, letter of recommendation and grade or work records for previous two years are required.
Website: http://www.texaselks.org

Texas Fifth-Year Accounting Student Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
1200 East Anderson Lane
Austin, TX 78752
Eligibility: Applicants must be Texas residents who are enrolled at an accredited, non-profit postsecondary institution located in Texas. By the time of award disbursement, they must have completed at least 120 credit hours of college coursework with at least 15 of those being from accounting courses. They must plan to take the exam to become a certified public accountant (CPA), and they must demonstrate financial need. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: Up to $5,000
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available from the applicant's college financial aid office or department of accounting. An application form and supporting materials are required.
Website: http://www.thecb.state.tx.us

Texas High School Rodeo Association Scholarships
Sponsor: Texas High School Rodeo Association
704 1/2 Southview Circle
Center, TX 75935
Eligibility: Applicants must be current active members of THSRA, have at least a 2.5 GPA and have taken the SAT, ACT or TSI. Selection is based on academic achievement and honors, extracurricular involvement, demonstrated leadership and rodeo participation.

Amount: $250-$4,000
Deadline: April 1
How to apply: Applications are available online and must include an official transcript, two letters of recommendation and a photo.
Website: http://www.thsra.org/

Texas History Essay Scholarship
Sponsor: Sons of the Republic of Texas
1717 8th Street
Bay City, TX 77414
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors. They must submit an essay exploring the relevance of Texas history in the building of the state. Selection is based on research, originality and organization.

Amount: $1,000-$3,000
Deadline: January 31
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and essay are required.
Website: http://www.srttexas.org

Texas International Fishing Tournament Inc. Scholarship
Sponsor: Texas International Fishing Tournament
P.O. Box 2715
South Padre Island, TX 78597
Eligibility: Applicants must be a college undergraduate (freshman through senior), have at least a 2.25 GPA and have been involved with the Texas International Fishing Tournament. Selection is based on past involvement with T.I.F.T., academic achievement and an essay.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: March 31
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.tift.org

Texas Mutual Insurance Company Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Texas Mutual Insurance Company
Office of the President
6210 E. Highway 290
Austin, TX 78723-1098
Eligibility: Applicants must be spouses or children of persons who died or became disabled as a result of a compensable work-related accident or illness or persons whose injuries qualify them for lifetime income benefits (LIBs) pursuant to the Texas Workers’ Compensation Act. Children must be unmarried and age 25 or younger. Spouses must not have remarried if the worker is deceased and must still be eligible for workers' compensation benefits.

Amount: Up to $4,000
Deadline: Rolling
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcript, financial aid report, letter of admission, SAT/ACT scores, tuition and fees information and death certificate (if applicable) are required.
Website: http://www.texasmutual.com

Texas Occupational Therapy Association Scholarships
Sponsor: American Occupational Therapy Foundation
Attn: Jeanne Cooper
4720 Montgomery Lane
Suite 202
Bethesda, MD 20814
Eligibility: Applicants must be members of the Texas Occupational Therapy Association (TOTA). They must be Texas residents who are enrolled in an occupational therapy certificate, associate's or professional degree program at an accredited Texas school. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: November 15
How to apply: Applications are available by request from Jeanne Cooper, who is the scholarship coordinator at the American Occupational Therapy Association. An application form and supporting materials are required.
Website: http://www.aotf.org

Texas Oratorical Contest
Sponsor: American Legion, Department of Texas
P.O. Box 140527
Austin, TX 78714
Eligibility: Applicants must be high school students under the age of 20 who are U.S. citizens or legal residents and residents of the state. Students first give an oration within their state and winners compete at the national level. The oration must be related to the Constitution of the United States focusing on the duties and obligations citizens have to the government. It must be in English and be between three and five minutes. There is also an assigned topic which is posted on the website, and it should be between three and five minutes.

Amount: $500-$18,000
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Application information is available online or by contacting the local post.
Website: http://www.txlegion.org

Texas Public Educational Grant
Sponsor: Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
1200 East Anderson Lane
Austin, TX 78752
Eligibility: Applicants must attend a public college or university in Texas and demonstrate financial need. Individual institutions determine additional eligibility criteria. Selection is based on financial need.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Application is made by completing the FAFSA and contacting your school's financial aid office.
Website: http://www.thecb.state.tx.us

Tom and Judith Comstock Scholarship
Sponsor: American Radio Relay League Foundation
225 Main Street
Newington, CT 06111-1494
Eligibility: Applicants must have any class of ham radio license, be residents of Texas or Oklahoma and be high school seniors accepted at a two- or four-year college or university.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: January 31
How to apply: Applications are available online but may not be completed electronically. All completed applications must be mailed.
Website: http://www.arrl.org/the-arrl-foundation

Toward Excellence, Access and Success (TEXAS) Grant Program
Sponsor: Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
1200 East Anderson Lane
Austin, TX 78752
Eligibility: Applicants must be Texas residents, enrolled at least three-quarters time in a public Texas two-year community college, technical college or public state college and demonstrate financial need.

Amount: Up to $8,400
Deadline: March 15
How to apply: Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or Texas Application for State Financial Aid. Submit application as soon after January 1 as possible.
Website: http://www.thecb.state.tx.us

Towards EXcellence, Access and Success (TEXAS) Grant Program
Sponsor: Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
1200 East Anderson Lane
Austin, TX 78752
Eligibility: Applicants must be Texas residents and high school graduates. They must demonstrate financial need by having an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) of $4,000 or less. They must be enrolled at a public, non-profit Texas college or university and cannot have earned more than 30 semester credits at the time of application submission. Those who have earned an associate's degree at a Texas two-year institution and who intend to enroll in a Texas bachelor's degree program within 12 months of graduation are also eligible. Selection is based on financial need.

Amount: Full tuition and fees
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Application is made by completing the FAFSA.
Website: http://www.thecb.state.tx.us

Tri-State High School Rodeo Association Scholarship
Sponsor: Tri-State High School Rodeo Association
704 1/2 Southview Circle
Center, TX 75935
Eligibility: Applicants must reside in Texas, Oklahoma or New Mexico and have sold at least two hundred 50/50 tickets. Selection is based on academic achievement and honors, extracurricular activities, leadership experience, rodeo experience and the essay.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: April 1
How to apply: Applications are available online and must include an official transcript and two letters of reference.
Website: http://www.tri-statehsrodeo.com

Tuition Equalization Grant Program
Sponsor: Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
1200 East Anderson Lane
Austin, TX 78752
Eligibility: Applicants must be Texas residents or nonresident National Merit Finalists. They must be enrolled at a private, non-profit Texas institution in a first associate's, bachelor's, master's or doctoral degree program. Applicants cannot be athletic scholarship recipients and must demonstrate financial need. Applicants must maintain at least a 2.5 GPA and must complete 24 credit hours per year. Selection is based on financial need.

Amount: Up to $3,364
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Application is made by completing the FAFSA.
Website: http://www.thecb.state.tx.us