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Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student Scholarship
The Elks National Foundation will award 500 four-year scholarships to the highest-rated applicants in the 2021 competition.
Ranging from $1,000 per year to $12,500 per year, Most Valuable Student scholarships are for students pursuing a four-year degree, on a full-time basis (minimum of 12 semester hours), in a U.S. college or university. All scholarships are in the form of certificates of award conditional upon the full-time enrollment of the winner in an accredited U.S. college or university.
Click here to find out more about the program and to access the application: https://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/mvs.cfm
Ronald McDonald House Charities Scholarship Program
The RMHC Scholars Scholarship Program seeks to invest in students who are exemplary role models in their communities and have the initiative to fulfill their educational goals. In 2017 alone, RMHC of Greater North Texas will award more than $127,500 in college scholarships to local high school seniors in the Metroplex. Apply today and see your passions come to life from October 1, 2020 – February 28, 2021 at https://rmhcntx.org/scholarships/.
Texas Student Housing Authority Scholarship
This scholarship is open to students accepted to colleges in Austin, College Station, or Denton, TX that have NOT signed off-campus housing leases. (TWU and North Texas have on-campus living requirements, so this scholarship may be limited to upper-classmen at those institutions.) The scholarship rewards academic and leadership excellence. Family financial needs may be considered. All TSHA scholarships awarded will be announced to the winning applicants via email or US mail, so make sure the your contact information is correct. See Mrs. Dills for the application packet. Deadline to apply is January 31, 2021.
RWC Foundation Career Scholarship
The RWC Foundation seeks to identify worthy students who need additional resources to support their education. Criteria used to determine scholarship recipients are academic merit, diversity, and financial need. You must be a senior in a public or private high school in Hunt County, Texas, with a minimum 2.0 GPA and a resident of Hunt County. See me for the application. The application is lengthy, so get started now. Deadline to apply is March 1, 2021 by 5:00pm.
The Coca-Cola Scholars Program scholarship is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, as well as their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities. With the 32nd class in 2020, the Foundation has provided over 6,300 Coca-Cola Scholars with more than $72 million in educational support. 150 Coca-Cola Scholars are selected each year to receive this $20,000 scholarship. Our application is open!
College Board Scholarship Program
The College Board has a program to help students find scholarships. Check it out here!*
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The Charles Butt Scholarship for Aspiring Teachers is available to prospective teachers who are currently in, or plan to enter, an eligible teacher preparation program at a Raising Texas Teachers partner university. Aspiring Teachers can apply in the fall of any year between their senior year of high school and junior year of college.
To be eligible for the scholarship, students must be committed to teaching in a majority-economically disadvantaged school or in a shortage subject area (in a school where more than 50% of students are eligible for free or reduced lunch, or as a math, science, bilingual, or special education teacher) in a Texas public school. Preference is given to Texas residents. The application opens soon, so check it out here.
Texas State University Assured Scholarships
Texas State University now offers three Assured Scholarships, which are guaranteed to all qualified students and are renewable for four years. You don’t need to apply—these are awarded automatically to every student whose academic record meets the required qualifications. The three scholarships:
President’s Honor Scholarship – $26,000--$38,000 total over four years
Texas State Achievement Scholarship--$10,000 – $22,000 total over four years
Texas State Distinguished Scholarship – $6,000 – $10,000 total over four years
For more information, visit finaid.txstate.edu/scholarships